Northwest Georgia College & Career Academy

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  • 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.

    Are you ready to take your high school career to the next level?

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Announcements

  • Sr. Awards

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  • TOTY / POTY

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  • Parent Night / Rising 9th Grade

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  • Healthcare Students

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  • SCP

    State Senator Chuck Payne visited NWGCCA to learn how we are partnering with local business and industry to develop the workforce for our community and provide opportunities for students.

    Team 5900 members Lucas Trammell and Caleb Lunsford introduce State Senator Chuck Payne to “Zotbot”.      #fightingmongooses

     

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  • Congrats!  

    Congratulations to Chris Alexander, Transportation and Logistics teacher at the Northwest Georgia College and Career Academy, for being inducted into the Nashville Automotive and Diesel College Hall of Fame! Chris was recognized at the Board meeting for this huge accomplishment! 

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  • Mrs. Hambrock received a $2,600 Innovative Teaching Grant presented by the Whitfield Education Foundation.  Congratulations Mrs. Hambrock, this was very well deserved.

    Mrs. Hambrock

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Latest District News

  • 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 WCS 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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  • Elementary and Middle School Gifted Screening

    Whitfield County Schools participates in a gifted screening process each year. The consideration window and nomination for the testing process for elementary and middle schools will begin in January. School personnel and parents may nominate their child for this consideration. Testing will be conducted in February. Please contact your child's school if you have any questions.

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