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.
To best support our families and their mental health needs during this unprecedented time, Whitfield County school social workers have compiled a comprehensive list of mental health resources to meet the specific needs of our families. Please click the link above for more information.
The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA or Act) requires certain employers to provide their employees with paid sick leave and expanded family and medical leave for specified reasons related to COVID-19. These provisions will apply from April 1, 2020 through December 31, 2020. Click the link above for more information.
Parents who wish to volunteer: First, we are so sorry for all of the confusion with the volunteer process at the beginning of the year. The system has adopted a new training tool, and it has taken a bit to get everything situated to help make the process as easy as possible. We think everything is good to go.
If you have already gone through the process with Mrs. Kim in the office, you are good to go. If you have not, click on the instructions below.
Again, sorry for the confusion, and we hope this updated process works smoothly. If you have any questions, feel free to give us a call. Thanks!
Field Trip Chaperone Form
For parents wanting to attend field trips, we have a new form that the system is using that takes the place of the letter to the principal. You'll need to read the form and sign that you agree to adhere to system policy. The form is linked below. Thanks!
Free and Reduced Meal Applications are now available online for the 2018-19 school year. To apply, visit www.lunchapplication.com. Only one application per household should be submitted. If you need assistance or would like to request a paper application, please contact your child's cafeteria manager.
For questions regarding your child's Free and Reduced Meal Application, please contact the School Nutrition Office at (706) 876-7264 or 1030 Hill Rd. Dalton, GA 30721.
Annual Asbestos Management Plan
The Whitfield County School System AHERA Management Plan is available for public inspection upon request at the Whitfield County Board of Education. This notification is provided to fulfill the requirement of Section 763.93(4) of the Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act, 40 CFR Part 763, October 30, 1987. All interested parents, teachers, empoyees or other persons are invited to review the plan, which includes the following items:
1. Location, amounts and types of asbestos containing materials
2. Response actions to the asbestos containing materials
3. Plans for inspection and periodic surveillance
4. Public Notification procedures
Anyone interested in reviewing this plan should call the Whitfield County Board of Education at (706) 217-6780.
Please click the link above to view the Elementary School Testing Calendar. 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 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.
Here is the link to our latest CCRPI score. To dig into the data, click the world "Elementary" under "Select Report Type" at the top of the page. That will open up links to see the four categories that make up our CCRPI score. If you have any questions about the CCRPI score, feel free to email Dr. Wright.
To help curve the summer slide and keep students at their reading levels, Whitfield County Schools has partnered with United Way to provide Power Lunches every Friday in June and July at various Summer Feeding sites. If you are interested in volunteering at any one of our Power Lunch sites please click the link above.
Seven graduating seniors from Whitfield County Schools have been recognized as 2020 Georgia Scholars. Students eligible for Georgia Scholar recognition are high school seniors who exhibit excellence in all phases of school life, in community activities, and in the home. Click the link above to learn more.
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.
The Georgia Alternate Assessment (GAA) 2.0 is designed to ensure 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. Georgia’s Spring 2020 GAA 2.0 test administration window is March 23 through May 1, 2020. Click the link above for more information.