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.
With the majority of Whitfield County students returning for in-person instruction by October 29, our teachers will no longer be able to provide virtual instruction for students learning from home. Beginning November 2, WCS virtual students will begin learning through online programs outsourced by the district. For more information, please click the link above.
Due to the reduced number of local COVID-19 cases, the high schools of Whitfield County will continue steps to safely bring our high school students back to a normal schedule. Click the link above for all information regarding schedule changes. These dates listed are contingent on the status of the virus in our community. Please continue to monitor school and district announcements for more information.
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.
Thank you for visiting Northwest Georgia College and Career Academy! The staff at NWGCCA have strong relationships between faculty, community partners and students. NWGCCA provides high school students with opportunities and experiences that assist them to pursue the knowledge and skills necessary for career readiness and success.
Using the academic and technical content, together with work readiness skills, and the apprenticeship experience, NWGCCA works to link education with economic and workforce development to support the Northwest Georgia region. The creation and nurturing of safe professional relationships cultivate creativity and reflect the belief that we are not just one part of the school system but we are part of the entire body encompassing the “One” in # One Whitfield.
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Whitfield County Schools is monitoring the evolution of the Coronavirus and its potential impact on our community. Please click on the link below to read Dr. Gilreath's letter to the Whitfield County Schools community.
Records for students who were enrolled in a special education program in a Whitfield County school who were born before January 1, 1997 and were 22 years of age as of July 1, 2019 are no longer needed for educational purposes. The Special Education Department announces its intention to destroy these records after January 1, 2020. Click the link above to learn more.
The Georgia Department of Education is seeking comment on a waiver request for the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, as amended by the Every Student Succeeds Act, which will be submitted to the US Department of Education. More information and a survey with an opportunity for comments is available at the link above until November 29.
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.
The Georgia Department of Education is asking for input on what percentage of a student's final grade should the End-of-Course (EOC) Test count. Currently the EOC test is worth 20% of a student's final grade. Due to the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, new percentage recommendations have been made for the 2020-21 school year. The survey closes November 16.