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  • Wellness Week

    One Whitfield Wellness Week is March 18-22! Click the link above to view the events for the week and make sure to get your school or administrative campus involved. The winning school will receive a school-wide smoothie party, wellness prizes, fitness equipment, and BRAGGING RIGHTS!

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  • Elementary Honors Chorus Concert

    The Elementary Honors Chorus Concert will be held March 22 at 6:30 p.m. in the Coahulla Creek High School gymnasium. Admission is FREE and open to the public. Please make plans to join us!

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  • Kindergarten Registration

    Now through April 24, parents may register their student(s) for kindergarten at the WCS Student Services Center, located at 201 Tyler St. Dalton, GA. The services center is open between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Click the link above for more information.

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  • Georgia Alternate Assessment 2.0

    The Georgia Alternate Assessment 2.0 (GAA 2.0) is designed to ensure that students with significant cognitive disabilities are provided access to the state academic content standards and given the opportunity to demonstrate achievement of the knowledge, concepts, and skills inherent in the standards. The Georgia Standards of Excellence and Extended Content Standards for students with significant cognitive disabilities drive the curriculum, instructional strategies, and assessment.

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  • Growing Readers Together: A Community Effort

    Whitfield County educators and community partners are helping provide teachers across the state with tools to better teach literacy. The Governor's Office of Student Achievement selected WCS to participate in a case study for the Growing Readers Program, a grant which provides high-quality professional learning to teachers on effective reading instruction. Georgia Public Broadcasting filmed lessons in two classrooms at Cedar Ridge Elementary to show how the grant is being implemented. Check out the video to see how Whitfield County Schools is making an impact!

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  • Destruction of Special Education Records

    In compliance with the Georgia Records Act, the Whitfield County School District’s records retention schedule, and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) regulations on destruction of data collected, maintained or used in the provision of a free and appropriate public education of students with disabilities in the District’s schools, the Special Education Department announces its intention to destroy special education records as indicated below after the following date: April 1, 2019.

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  • 2019 Georgia Milestones

    As we continue to prepare for the 2019 Georgia Milestones, the GaDOE has developed Technology-Enhanced (TE) Item Examples for our students in grades 3-12. To get our students ready for this type of assessment, the GaDOE has created a video, PowerPoint with script for teachers to review the TE items, and Score Descriptions for teachers to use with students. For links to the video, PowerPoint, and a student practice test, click the headline above.

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