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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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    Click Here to Apply Today for the 2019-2020 School Year

     

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  • Dawnville Melody Makers came to sing to the students and staff at NWGCCA.

    DES Melody Makers

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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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  • SWE Next

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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

  • 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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  • Georgia Student Health Survey 2.0

    The Georgia Student Health Survey 2.0 provides Georgia public schools with a measurement system to satisfy all requirements under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act. The survey is also used to guide school prevention and intervention programs and for grant funding. The GSHS 2.0 for middle and high school students covers topics such as school climate and safety, graduation, school dropouts, alcohol and drug use, bullying and harassment, suicide, nutrition, and sedentary behaviors. The GSHS 2.0 for elementary students includes school safety and school climate questions.

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  • WCS receives grant to fund Beyond the Classroom initiative

    Whitfield County Schools is one of four recipients in Georgia to receive an Innovative Fund grant from the Governor's Office of Student Achievement. The grant, totaling over 550 thousand dollars, will fund Beyond the Classroom, a program that will serve over 1,500 children and parents throughout the year in Learning Academies, Power Lunches, Summer Literacy Camps, and other literacy events through partnerships with Dalton State College, the Northwest Georgia Healthcare Partnership, and the Northwest Georgia Regional Library.

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  • Whitfield County Schools Financial Review

    As of November 1, the Department of Education has published its new financial data reporting tool as required by HB 139. HB 139 required the aggregation and publication of a variety of financial information for all school districts, such as revenue and expenditure data, capital construction costs, recent audits, and similar reports. The reporting system can be found at the link above.

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