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We Need Your Feedback

on Mon, 2014-08-11 09:47

Whitfield County Schools needs your help to design the district’s Strategic Plan. Please complete the survey provided in English (Whitfield County School’s Strategic Planning Survey) and Spanish (Encuesta para la Planificación Estratégica de Whitfield County Schools). Your feedback helps us to ensure the goals and measures reflect the ideas in the communities we serve.

Title I Annual Meetings Offer Opportunities for Parents, Teachers to Learn from Each Other

on Wed, 2014-08-27 10:24

Principals and teachers are excited about the opportunity to talk with parents regarding services that support their child’s education.

Parents are always welcome at Whitfield County Schools and are encouraged to attend their school’s Title I Annual Parent Meeting where they will receive great information about their child’s school.

Topics will include how federal funds can add staff and special learning materials to boost your child’s success.

Teachers will be on hand to answer questions and help parents become partners in their child’s education at school.

2015 Title I Parent Meeting Dates
School Date Time
Antioch Elementary October 9 5:30–6:30 p.m.
Beaverdale Elementary October 9 6:00–8:00 p.m.
Cedar Ridge Elementary August 28 5:00–6:00 p.m.
Cohutta Elementary September 23 5:30 p.m.
Dawnville Elementary September 11 5:30 p.m.
Dug Gap Elementary September 11 5:30–6:30 p.m.
Eastside Elementary September 4 6:00 p.m.
New Hope Elementary September 4 6:00–7:30 p.m.
Pleasant Grove Elementary See below for meetings by grade level  
PGE Kindergarten August 25 9:50 a.m.
PGE 1st Grade August 26 10:05 a.m.
PGE 2nd Grade August 27 10:25 a.mm.
PGE 3rd Grade August 28 10:40 a.m.
PGE 4th Grade August 25 11:20 a.m.
PGE 5th Grade August 29 10:50 a.m.
Tunnel Hill Elementary September 2 6:00 p.m.
Valley Point Elementary September 18 5:30–6:30 p.m.
Varnell Elementary September 4 5–6 p.m.
Westside Elementary September 4 6:00–7:30 p.m.
New Hope Middle September 9 5:30–6:30 p.m.
North Whitfield Middle September 23 6:00 p.m.
Valley Point Middle September 23 5:30–6:30 p.m.
Westside Middle September 16 6:00 p.m. (dinner provided)

 

State Board of Education Announces Public Hearings

on Tue, 2014-08-26 13:04

Board seeking comment on Common Core Georgia Performance Standards, education issues

Georgia Board of Education member Larry Winter will host a hearing for constituents in the 14th Congressional District on Thursday at 7 p.m.

The hearing will convene at Calhoun High School at 335 South River Street in Calhoun. The 14th district covers 11 counties in northwest Georgia including Whitfield County.

Each member of the State Board of Education has scheduled a public hearing in their congressional district, with the goal of hearing comments from interested citizens and educators regarding the performance and problems of public education.

This includes hearing comments about the Common Core Georgia Performance Standards in Mathematics and English Language Arts as part of the State Board’s formal evaluation of these standards.

Persons wishing to speak should sign in upon arrival. For more information, please contact Mrs. Debbie Caputo at (404) 657–7410.

The Georgia Department of Education does not discriminate on the basis of disability in admission to, access to, or operations of its programs, services, or activities. Individuals who need assistance or auxiliary aids for participation in this public forum are invited to make their needs known to Mrs. Caputo no later than 72 hours before the scheduled event.

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