Pre-K Registration will take place March 10 from 7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. & March 11 from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Mack Gaston Community Center. Placement is made by lottery drawing, not first come, first served. Click the link above for more information and to download the registration packet.
Now through April 23, parents may register their student(s) for kindergarten at the Whitfield County Student Services Center, located at 201 E Tyler St., between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Click the link above for more information.
Whitfield County Schools is offering three different parent workshops at different locations and times. Each workshop is designed to help families be the best advocate for their children’s education. During these workshops, families will get tips, ideas and resources to help support their child’s education. Click the link above for the different workshops, times and locations.
Common Sense, a national nonprofit organization dedicated to helping kids and families thrive in a world of media and technology, has recognized Cedar Ridge Elementary School and Crossroads Academy as Common Sense Schools. The recognition acknowledges these schools’ dedication to creating a culture of digital citizenship. Click the link above to learn more.
Valley Point Middle School art students took a once in a lifetime trip to Washington, D.C. to see on display the hand-painted ornaments they created for the National Christmas Tree Experience: America Celebrates Display. The ornaments were unveiled during the 97th Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony on Thursday, December 5 and will be on display throughout the month of December to over 250,000 guests.
The Georgia Parent Survey contains 24 questions. For parents who do not have access to the Internet, school administrators will allow parents to complete the Georgia Parent Survey at school. All parents are encouraged to participate in the survey, as the data will be used as part of the calculation of the School Climate Star Rating. Survey responses are anonymous and will be submitted directly to the Georgia Department of Education for analysis. The Georgia Parent Survey is also available in Spanish.