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  • Title 1 Parent Workshops

    Whitfield County Schools will offer 3 different parent workshops at different locations and times. Each workshop is designed to help families be the best advocate for their children’s education. During these workshops you will get tips, ideas and resources to help support your child’s education. Please click on the above link to view the dates and times.

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  • Elementary School Testing Calendar

    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.

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  • Westside Annual School Report Card

    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.

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  • WES Scores Above District and State in ELA Assessments

    Westside Elementary's spring 2018 Lexile Framework for Reading scores were above both the district and state in grades 3, 4 and 5. Lexile is a tool that measures a text's complexity and a reader's skill. These scores provide valuable information about your child’s reading ability and helps optimize reading growth.

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  • WES named a High-Progress Reward School

    Each year, the Title l Reward Schools Program recognizes and honors two categories of Reward Schools: Highest-Performing Reward Schools and High-Progress Reward Schools. We are pleased to announce Westside Elementary is a High-Progress Reward School and is among the highest 10 percent of the Title l schools in the state!

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  • How to Prevent Kids Identity Theft

    With identity fraud being more and more of a problem, it is time to start considering our children's identity as a viable and very desired item by identity thieves. According to the Detroit Free Press, 1.3 million kids have their identity stolen annually, and 50% of them are under the age of 6.

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  • Parent Involvement Policy-Spanish

    Este plan describe cómo la Escuela Primaria Westside proveerá oportunidades para mejorar la participación de los padres y para apoyar el aprendizaje de los estudiantes. La Escuela Primaria Westside valúa la contribución y participación de los padres para establecer una asociación equitativa en la meta común de mejorar el éxito estudiantil.

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Latest District News

  • GKIDS 2.0: Working Together to Support Georgia's Kindergarten Students

    The Georgia Kindergarten Inventory of Developing Skills (GKIDS) is a yearlong, performance-based assessment. GKIDS 2.0 is designed to better document and communicate your child’s progress on the Georgia Standards of Excellence (GSE) throughout his or her kindergarten year. GKIDS 2.0 will: measure your child’s knowledge and skills in up to seven areas of learning, help teachers plan instruction, help families understand their child’s progress over time. Click the link above to learn more.

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  • Title I Parent Workshops

    Whitfield County Schools is offering three different parent workshops at different locations and times. Each workshop is designed to help families be the best advocate for their children’s education. During these workshops, families will get tips, ideas and resources to help support their child’s education. Click the link above for the different workshops, times and locations.

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  • Cedar Ridge Elementary and Crossroads Academy named Common Sense Schools

    Common Sense, a national nonprofit organization dedicated to helping kids and families thrive in a world of media and technology, has recognized Cedar Ridge Elementary School and Crossroads Academy as Common Sense Schools. The recognition acknowledges these schools’ dedication to creating a culture of digital citizenship. Click the link above to learn more.

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  • Valley Point Middle Art Students Visit Nation's Capital for Tree Lighting Ceremony

    Valley Point Middle School art students took a once in a lifetime trip to Washington, D.C. to see on display the hand-painted ornaments they created for the National Christmas Tree Experience: America Celebrates Display. The ornaments were unveiled during the 97th Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony on Thursday, December 5 and will be on display throughout the month of December to over 250,000 guests.

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