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  • Thank you for visiting Varnell Elementary School! This website is brand new so the information you are used to seeing will be in a different place. Let us know if you need help finding something.

    We look forward to greeting you when the 2017–2018 school year begins Tuesday, Aug. 8. School supply lists are collected and shared on the district website as they become available. Enjoy the rest of your summer!

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  • On October 16, 2017, our School-Parent Compacts and our Family Engagement/Involvement Policy Plan for Student Success were sent home with each student. Please sign and date the signature page to acknowledge that you have read, received, and agree to this School-Parent Compact and the Family Engagement/Involvement Policy and Plan. Once signed, please return the signature page to your child’s teacher by Oct. 25th and keep both documents as a reminder of your commitment. The School-Parent Compact and Family Engagement/Involvement Policy and Plan will be discussed with you throughout the year at different school-family events as we work together to help your child succeed in school. We look forward to our school-parent partnership.

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  • NO-COST to Client Flu Shots at County Health Departments in North Georgia

    Flu Shots are now available at NO COST to residents at public health departments in Cherokee, Fannin, Gilmer, Murray, Pickens, and Whitfield Counties while supplies last.

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  • 8 Tips for Fighting the Flu

    The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recommend a three-step approach to fighting influenza (flu). The first and most important step is to get a flu vaccination each year. But if you get the flu, there are prescription antiviral drugs that can treat your illness. Early treatment is especially important for the elderly, the very young, people with certain chronic health conditions, and pregnant women. Finally, everyday preventive actions may slow the spread of germs that cause respiratory (nose, throat, and lungs) illnesses, like flu.

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  • Makeup Day is Friday, March 30

    Students and staff will make up a day lost to winter weather on Friday, March 30, which will be a regular school day. The day was reserved as an inclement weather makeup day in the district calendar.

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  • What is ACCESS for ELLs 2.0?

    ACCESS for ELLs 2.0 is an English language proficiency assessment for Grades K–12. The test is administered every year to help school districts monitor the English language development of students identified as English language learners.

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  • Getting Ready for Winter Weather

    From time to time, we remind families about how we respond appropriately to bad weather. Part of that plan depends on our families (and staff) to keep their contact details up-to-date. When inclement weather affects the operation of schools and buses in Whitfield County Schools, we update the district website first. The most up-to-date information will always be published at wcsga.net.

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  • Georgia Parent Survey

    We encourage all parents to complete the Georgia Parent Survey, which is available in English or Spanish from Wednesday, Nov. 1 until Friday, March 29. The survey is modeled after the student survey and contains only 24 questions. It should only require five to 10 minutes for parents to complete the survey using a computer, smartphone, or tablet. Families without internet access should contact their school about completing the Georgia Parent Survey at the school.

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  • Three Whitfield County Schools Earn Greatest Gains Award

    Beaverdale Elementary, Cedar Ridge Elementary, and North Whitfield Middle School are among the 226 Georgia public schools honored today, an increase of 8 schools statewide over last year.

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