Whitfield County Schools understands the challenges the novel Coronavirus brings to teaching and learning and have plans in place to continue learning in the classroom, while offering virtual instruction for families who do not feel comfortable sending their children to school. For all district COVID-19 information and updates, please click the link above.
Whitfield County Schools is closely monitoring the spread of the novel Coronavirus in our community and has provided a chart of COVID-19 school and district data for your viewing. To track the spread of COVID-19 in our school system, please click the link above.
Pre-K Registration for the 2021-22 school year will be held March 23-25 at the Mack Gaston Community Center. PLEASE NOTE: the date you are eligible to register your child depends on your last name. Click the link above for more on specific registration dates/times, guidelines and items to bring. For questions, please call the Enrollment Center at (706) 876-3955.
Early Kindergarten Registration for the 2021-22 school year begins January 20 and goes through March 19. Registration appointments are available Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. at the Whitfield County Student Services Center. Click the link above for more information and to schedule an appointment.
Did you know that schools receive funding based in part on the percentage of students that qualify for free or reduced-priced meals? We are asking that all households take a few minutes to fill out the application so our school district can continue to provide instructional support and supplies for our students and professional learning for our teachers. Click the link above to apply!
To provide support to families experiencing food insecurities this school year, five Northwest High School leadership students spearheaded a food pantry. Now, 24 Northwest families receive "Bruin Boxes" filled with 15-20 food items every other Friday. Click the link above to read more.
Dual Enrollment provides opportunities for high school students to take free college courses and earn credit at both the high school and post-secondary institution. This year, instead of holding in-person Dual Enrollment parent information meetings, an informational video is available for all families interested in Dual Enrollment. Please click the link above to learn more.
Two Whitfield County seniors have been named Commended Students in the 2021 National Merit Scholarship Program, out of approximately 34,000 students throughout the nation are being recognized for their exceptional academic promise. Click the link above to read about these scholastically talented seniors.
Georgia Virtual School offers a variety of educational options year-round. For families who do not wish for their students to return to face-to-face instruction, this is an option. Enrollment space in GAVS courses is based upon availability of teachers and course materials, therefore, many courses have an enrollment limit. Please click the link above for more information.