As there continues to be concerns and questions related to the reopening of schools for the 2020-21 school year, we want to assure families our first priority is the safety and health of all students and staff. The district will continue working closely with the Whitfield County Health Department to determine the severity of COVID-19 in our community. We understand the challenges the novel Coronavirus brings and have plans in place to continue learning outside the classroom should the severity in our county rise. Please click the link above for more information.
We understand that under the current circumstances many parents do not wish to send their child(ren) to school for face-to-face instruction. For these students, virtual learning will be available for all grades; however, students must have access to the proper equipment to participate. The deadline to enroll in virtual learning is Tuesday, July 21, 2020 at 4:00 p.m. Click the link above to apply.
If you have questions about Whitfield County's plan to reopen schools for the 2020-21 school year, please submit them at the link above AFTER having carefully read the District Reopening Considerations. Questions may be answered on the next Virtual Community Conversations* or individually via email. *Virtual Community Conversations will be posted to the website and social media periodically throughout the year to answer frequently asked questions.
Welcome to Crossroads Academy! We appreciate your taking the time to visit our website!
If you are new to Crossroads Academy, please remember all students must go through a mandatory orientation meeting with their parents. Please call the school for additional information. Our phone number is 706-271-2495.
If you have questions about our dress code, please look under the "Resources" tab for a link to "For Families." If you need a visual guide to what types of clothing are acceptable, click here.
Crossroads Academy has just been approved as a Common Sense School, an honor that recognizes our efforts in teaching digital citizenship to young people and engaging the entire school community in this important discussion.
The recognition acknowledges our school's commitment to helping students build skills that are essential for their well-being today—and for the opportunities they'll have tomorrow.
This honor is provided by Common Sense Education, part of a national nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of kids and families by providing the trustworthy information, education, and independent voice they need to thrive in a world of media and technology.
We are one of the more than 65,000 schools across the country that use Common Sense Education's groundbreaking education resources. As a result, our students are better equipped to navigate the digital world and use devices for learning.
To learn more about Common Sense Education, visit www.commonsense.org/education.
Beginning on Friday, August 30th, Crossroads Academy students may wear Crossroads t-shirts on Fridays if they meet academic and behavioral expectations. Shirts will be sold on Tuesday, August 27th. After that, students may purchase shirts in the main office.
Students may wear the school shirt if they meet the following criteria:
1) No unexcused absences, tardies, or early dismissals for that week;
2) No detentions or other major disciplinary issues;
3) Earn 90% of Dojo points on Thursday
Should you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact us.
Please click the link above to view the Middle and High School Testing Calendars. The purposes of the Georgia Student Assessment Program are to: measure student achievement of the state mandated curriculum, identify students failing to achieve mastery of content, provide teachers with diagnostic information, and assist school systems in identifying strengths and weaknesses in order to establish priorities in planning educational programs.
The Georgia Department of Education is seeking feedback on Georgia’s request for a waiver that would eliminate high-stakes testing for the 2020-21 school year. The Every Student Succeeds Act requires that the public and any interested school districts have an opportunity to comment and provide input on all waiver requests. State School Superintendent and the Georgia Department of Education are urging anyone interested in the future of Georgia's public education system to complete the survey using the link above before Friday, July 10 at 11:59 p.m.
The Georgia Department of Education and Georgia Public Broadcasting are launching “Getting Ready” guides to help parents of the youngest learners prepare for the upcoming school year. These guides are designed to provide a simple way to keep the learning going over the summer and explore skills that will prepare a student for the school year ahead. Click the link above to learn more.
During the summer months, students have FREE access to thousands of enhanced digital books with myON. Read anywhere, anytime with online and offline access. Click the link above for myON login instructions, as well as additional Summer Reading resources and activities.
We realize that there are many families who depend on the school system to help provide meals for their children. Beginning Monday, June 1, Whitfield County Schools will provide summer meals at no cost to all children 18 and younger. Meals are served Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays between 10:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m., depending on the site. For more information, please click the link above.