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IPAWS Date Change
Lost and Found Lost and Found
Fundraiser Due Fundraiser
Spirit Week Spirit Week
Grandparents' Day Teas Grandparents Day Teas
Charleston Wrap Fundraiser Charleston Wrap Fundraiser

Our Charleston Wrap fundraiser begins today!  Please make sure to review the items in the packet that was sent home with you child.  The fundraiser runs through September 12.  All proceeds benefit the school, and the products really are top quality!  Thank you for your help with this!

Clothes Closet clothes closet
Fall Pictures  Fall Pictures

Fall Pictures 

Labor Day Holiday Labor Day Holiday
New Student Council Representatives for 2018-2019 Student Council 2018-2019


Polk County Fair Fair

Polk County Fair Information


August 30:      Thursday 5 pm-10 pm

August 31:      Friday      5 pm-11 pm

September 1:  Saturday 5 pm-11 pm


Adults     $5

Children  $3

5 yrs old and younger are Free


***Armbands and tickets for rides, etc. are additional and can be purchased at the ticket booths inside the Fairgrounds.***





Vote Now!!!! Graduate Polk Logo

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We have just been informed that our Graduate Polk: Student Success Centers at both Cedartown and Rockmart High Schools have been selected as top finalists in the State Farm Neighborhood Assist program. If we win, we will receive up to $25,000 for our high schools. Please assist us by voting every day, starting today through August 24. You can vote ten times a day! Help us to continue to support this very worthwhile program! #personal #intentional #purposeful 

You can vote at the following link:


Kindergarten Parent Meeting

We would like to invite all of our kindergarten parents to an informative meeting on Tuesday, August 21 at 6:00 pm in the Media Center.  Our kindergarten teachers will be here to give you any information you may need to help your student get off to a great start.  Please come and join us!

Welcome back!

Welcome back!

2018-2019 School Supply List


New Employee Orientation


PSD Open House 2018

open house

Clothes Closet

clothes closet

Renaissance Prowl Awards

Renaissance Prowl Awards for Tuesday, May 22:

8:15 am--2nd grade
9:00 am--1st grade
9:50 am--3rd grade
12:20 pm--5th grade
2:00 pm--4th grade

Boys and Girls Club Closed

The boys and girls club will be closed next Thursday and Friday, May 24-25.  If your child usually rides there in the afternoons please make sure to make other transportation arrangements.  

Pre-K Drawing

pre k

Family Reading Night

Come and join us for Family Reading Night this Thursday, April 5 from 5:00 to 6:30 pm.  We will have lots of fun activities for your whole family!


Parent Surveys for Title I

Parents please help us out by completing the survey below.  Thank you!


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Spanish Version


Cedartowns Registration THIS WEEK


Family Reading Night


Come and join us Thursday, March 1 from 5:00-6:30 pm for Family Reading Night.  We will have fun activities for your whole family!  Please make your plans to attend.

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Keeping Germs Away Info





Math/Technology Night

Come and join us for math and technology night tonight, Thursday, January 25 from 5:30-7:00 pm.  We will have lots of fun activities for your whole family! 

Pre-K & Kindergarten Registration for 2018-2019
Weather Update - School Closed for Students Friday, January 19th

1/19 no school

Miss Polk County! - Fundraiser for PCCCA Dental Science Program
Spelling Bee

Congratulations to our Spelling Bee participants!  We had an exciting and lengthy bee on Wednesday, January 10.  These are some very bright young students who continued to amaze us with their spelling abilities!  Graham Stewart was our winner and Balei Harrison was our runner-up.  Graham will compete at the district bee on February 1. 



Prowl/Renaissance Awards

Our 1st semester Prowl/Renaissance Awards will be this Thursday, January 11 at the following times:

8:15--2nd Grade
9:00--1st Grade
9:50--3rd Grade
12:20--5th Grade
2:00--4th Grade

We look forward to celebrating our students' accomplishments with you!

Christmas Break December 25, 2017 - January 5, 2018.

christmas break

Student Make Up Day - January 8, 2018
Musical Productions

Our musical productions will be held Tuesday, December 5 at the Cedartown Auditorium.  Our pre-k-2nd grades will perform "Christmas at the O.K. Corral" at 6:00 pm and 3rd-5th grades will perform "Santa's Holiday Hoedown" at 8:00 pm.  Our students have been working hard and are excited to perform.  Tickets are still available and are $5 each for general admission.  We hope to see you there!

Lost and Found

Once again we have an overflowing lost and found!  It is full of jackets, coats, and sweatshirts.  If your child is missing an item please have them check our lost and found.  Anything not claimed by Friday, December 22 will be donated over the holiday break. 

State of Georgia Reading Campaign

 Get Georgia Reading
                                               CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE                                               

The 2017 Annual Canned Food Drive is HERE!!! We will be collecting through November 15th.
SPLOST VI - Continuation of the One Cent Sales Tax






CHS Cheer Princess Party

Cheer Princess Party

Veterans' Day Program

Our annual Veterans' Day program will be held on Friday, November 10 at 9:30 am.  In the newsletter is a form to fill out if there is a veteran in your family who is able to come and be one of our honored guests. Please send in the form so we can have a count of our guests as soon as possible.  We also need pictures of veterans from your family for our slide show.  You can send pictures to agravett@polk.k12.ga.us.  All pictures must be submitted NO LATER than Friday, November 3.  

Parent Survey

Parents--please help us out by taking this parent survey from the Georgia State Department of Education.  Click here to begin.

Fall Carnival


Come out with the whole family to our Fall Carnival/Spooky Science Night on Monday, October 30 from 5:00-8:00 pm.  We will have games, a haunted house, spooky science activities, and our book fair will be open!  This promises to be a fun night for everyone.  Mark your calendar now!

Picture Retakes

Picture retakes will be Wednesday, October 18.

Annual Title I Meeting

We will have two opportunities for you to attend our annual Title I meeting on Monday, October 9.  The morning meeting will be at 9:00 am and the afternoon meeting will be at 5:00 pm.  If you have any questions you can contact our Parent Involvement Coordinator--Candy Meers at the school at (770)748-0831.

Funeral for Detective Kristen Hearne


Road Closings Due to Law Enforcement Activity 9/29/17

The Polk County Police Department has indicated that the following roads are closed for an indefinite amount of time this afternoon:

Short Road
John Redding Road
Seab Green Road
Friendship Road
Highway 100
Cave Springs Road
Santa Claus Mountain Road

The following bus numbers are not allowed to deliver to these roads:

If your residence is located on these roads, your child will remain at their school. Please feel free to pick your child up at this time. Personnel will remain at school until we are given clearance to run these routes. We apologize for this inconvenience, but the safety of our students is our top priority.