Varnell Elementary School

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  • District Reopening Information

    As there continues to be questions and concerns related to the reopening of schools, we want to assure families our first priority is the safety and health of all students and staff. We understand the challenges the novel Coronavirus brings and have plans in place to continue learning in the classroom, while offering virtual instruction for families who do not feel comfortable sending their child(ren) to school. For more information on our district reopening plans, please click the link above.

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  • COVID-19 Data in Whitfield County Schools

    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.

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  • Welcome to COLT country! Please take some time to check out our “Family Resources” under the Resources tab at the top of the page and stay up to date on upcoming events with the Calendar tab. We look forward to getting to know you and your family as your children progress through their elementary years here at VES. Also, be sure to check us out on Facebook! Thank you for visiting!


                                                       We are the COLTS!  

                                                       C-Care about others

                                                       O-Own your actions

                                                       L-Lead by example

                                                       T-Think before acting

                                                       S-Stay safe

Latest School News

  • Annual Title I Meeting

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  • Virtual Learning Supports

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  • Varnell Annual School Report Card

    The Governor’s Office of Student Achievement (GOSA) prepares Georgia’s State, Local, and School Annual Report Cards. The Annual Report Cards contain test results as well as other information relevant to school performance toward the goals of student achievement and school completion. The Report Card is in compliance with both state and federal laws with respect to reporting requirements. GOSA partners with the Georgia Department of Education (GaDOE) to produce the K-12 Public Schools Reports since much of the data comes from GaDOE.

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Latest District News

  • Northwest Leadership Students Help Fight Food Insecurity

    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.

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  • Dual Enrollment Parent Information

    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.

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  • Two WCS Seniors Named 2021 Commended Students

    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.

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  • Georgia Virtual School Now Enrolling for Spring 2021

    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.

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