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COVID-19 DISTRICT UPDATES

  • Summer Nutrition & Power Lunch Sites

    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.

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  • Mental Health Resources for Families

    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.

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  • The Families First Coronavirus Act (FFCRA)

    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.

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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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Latest School News

  • Summer School Registration

    Now through June 2, students who wish to accelerate during the summer or are in need of credit recovery may register for Summer School. Classes begin June 3 and go through July 9, 2020. All coursework will be completed online using Edgenuity. A maximum of two classes can be taken during the summer. For more information, please click the link above.

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  • High School Testing Calendar

    Please click the link above to view the High 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.

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  • National Manufacturing Day: Why Georgia is Ahead of the Curve

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Latest District News

  • Adopt a Power Lunch Site

    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.

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  • Superintendent Woods announces 2020 Georgia Scholars

    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.

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  • Summer Nutrition & Power Lunch Sites

    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.

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  • Georgia Alternate Assessment 2.0 Parent Information

    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.

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