As there continues to be concerns and questions related to the reopening of schools for the 2020-21 school year, we want to assure families our first priority is the safety and health of all students and staff. The district will continue working closely with the Whitfield County Health Department to determine the severity of COVID-19 in our community. We understand the challenges the novel Coronavirus brings and have plans in place to continue learning outside the classroom should the severity in our county rise. Please click the link above for more information.
We understand that under the current circumstances many parents do not wish to send their child(ren) to school for face-to-face instruction. For these students, virtual learning will be available for all grades; however, students must have access to the proper equipment to participate. The deadline to enroll in virtual learning is Tuesday, July 21, 2020 at 4:00 p.m. Click the link above to apply.
If you have questions about Whitfield County's plan to reopen schools for the 2020-21 school year, please submit them at the link above AFTER having carefully read the District Reopening Considerations. Questions may be answered on the next Virtual Community Conversations* or individually via email. *Virtual Community Conversations will be posted to the website and social media periodically throughout the year to answer frequently asked questions.
We’re raising money for the Kodiaks this year and need your help! We’ve made it super easy (and fun) to support us! Just shop through our Shutterfly Storefront to create photo books, keepsakes, gifts, home décor and more—and Shutterfly will donate 8% to our organization. http://nhmkodiaks.shutterflystorefront.com/
Earning money for your school is easy! This year we’re making $700,000 available to participating schools to invest in classrooms, equipment and essential supplies. For every dollar spent at Food City* using your ValuCard, one point will be earned for your school. The more points earned, the larger share of the cash your school will receive. All you have to do is link your ValuCard to your school of choice and you’ll automatically earn points every time you shop!
This school year will live forever in the pages ot the 2019-2020 Kodiak yearbook! Help your student remember friends, classmates and the fun times they had by purchasing a yearbook for them today! Purchases can be made online at ybpay.lifetouch.com with school ID #14011020. Prices start at $25 and increase throughout the year, so get yours now! ($25 special is only good for the week of our Annual Title I Open House)
Everyone’s connected to a school in some way. Maybe you work there, or have family enrolled in one, or you have a great school in your community. No matter the connection, schools and the education they provide are important, and anything that can help stretch a school’s budget allows them to provide the best education possible. Simply make a purchase of qualifying school supplies, provide your school's ID at checkout (in store and online) and your designated school will receive 5% back in credits for FREE supplies! It's a small act that can make a huge difference.
Please click the link above to view the Middle 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.
To help keep our parents, students and community informed, please click here to download a printable version of our Kodiak Country calendar. Please keep in mind that dates and times are subject to change due to weather or other conditions, please check the website calendar for the most current information.
Click here to view the 2018-2019 New Hope Middle Student/Parent Handbook. If you would like a paper copy, please contact the school at 706-673-2295. Para ver nuestro Manual para padres / estudiantes de La Escuela Secundaria New Hope 2018-2019, haga clic en los enlaces a continuación. Si desea una copia en papel, comuníquese con la escuela al 706-673-2295.
We have such an amazing staff at New Hope Middle that we want to show them our appreciation! If you would like, please take a moment to share a note about a member of the Kodiak family (faculty or staff) who has impacted your life or a student's life in a positive way, please click here. You may have more than one individual you want to recognize, so you may submit this form more than once. The administration staff will pass your comments on to these deserving individuals. Thank you for taking the time to recognize the contributions of our New Hope Kodiak family!
The Georgia Department of Education is seeking feedback on Georgia’s request for a waiver that would eliminate high-stakes testing for the 2020-21 school year. The Every Student Succeeds Act requires that the public and any interested school districts have an opportunity to comment and provide input on all waiver requests. State School Superintendent and the Georgia Department of Education are urging anyone interested in the future of Georgia's public education system to complete the survey using the link above before Friday, July 10 at 11:59 p.m.
The Georgia Department of Education and Georgia Public Broadcasting are launching “Getting Ready” guides to help parents of the youngest learners prepare for the upcoming school year. These guides are designed to provide a simple way to keep the learning going over the summer and explore skills that will prepare a student for the school year ahead. Click the link above to learn more.
During the summer months, students have FREE access to thousands of enhanced digital books with myON. Read anywhere, anytime with online and offline access. Click the link above for myON login instructions, as well as additional Summer Reading resources and activities.
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.