Called Board Meeting
Whitfield County Board of Education
1306 South Thornton Avenue
June 20, 2012
• Call to Order & Roll Call
• FY 2013 Budget
• Bus Requests
• School Meal Price Increase
• Free School Meals
• Memorandum of Understanding with Family Resource Agency for 2012-2012
• Attendance Procedure 2012-2013
• First Reading of Board Policy IHE: Promotion and Retention
• First Reading of Board Policy JCDAF: Use of Electronic Devices by Students
• First Reading of Board Policy JGI: Child Abuse or Neglect
• Class Size Resolution
• Executive Session
Called Board Meeting
Mountain Creek Academy: Webb says son kept her in school
Lindsay Webb says if she ever became discouraged at school she thought of her son Haydenn, now 2.Continued ...
Phoenix High grad epitomizes persistence
Cody Roden will not only graduate from Phoenix High School tonight, he’ll do so on time, despite battling illness for most of his life that has affected but never stalled his education.Continued ...
NWGCCA: Porter pushes past obstacles
Ethan Porter has been an inspiration to students and teachers alike.Continued ...
Whitfield schools leave some jobs vacant
Whitfield County Board of Education members hired most of next year’s teachers during a called meeting on Monday, but there are a few vacant spots they don’t plan to fill.Continued ...
Dalton schools promote Phinney, Ward
Two Dalton Public Schools employees are getting promotions.Continued ...
- May 14, 2013
Dalton school board budget has no tax increase
Dalton Board of Education members approved a tentative general fund budget Monday that includes no property tax increase but is expected to use about half of their reserve funding to help cover expenses for the upcoming school year.Continued ...
- May 8, 2013
‘A lot of work to do’
Several local schools are lagging behind the rest of the state, according to the new College and Career Ready Performance Index (CCRPI), including Coahulla Creek High School, whose principal announced his resignation on Monday, the day before the first year’s numbers were made public.Continued ...
- Apr 24, 2013
Roan rezone tied to state funding
There are several reasons to rezone the area around Roan Elementary School, said Dalton Public Schools Deputy Superintendent Don Amonett, but one of the biggest is state funding.Continued ...
- Apr 18, 2013
Dalton school officials considering a Roan rezone
Dalton Public Schools have two “overcrowded” schools and one “very small school,” Deputy Superintendent Don Amonett said.Continued ...
- Apr 11, 2013
- Spring Place Elementary perfect attendance honor rolls
- Apr 3, 2013
Whitfield teachers named to ‘dream team’
Rayda Reed is still pinching herself today to make sure it’s not a dream.Continued ...
That seems like a proper response to being selected from more than 3,000 teachers nationwide to join the 2013 LearnZillion Dream Team.
- Mar 12, 2013
Bartoo named next Dalton High principal
Steve Bartoo, associate principal of Dalton High School, can drop the first half of the title this summer.Continued ...
- Mar 5, 2013
Hayes to retire from school system March 31
Danny Hayes did not attend Monday night’s Whitfield Board of Education meeting.Continued ...
“It was kind of an emotional night,” the county schools superintendent said.
- Feb 14, 2013
Hawkins to Kiwanians: 'Schools cannot do it alone'
As state and federal contributions dry up and are not likely to return any time soon and local tax digests shrink, school systems are trying to do more for the community with less money.Continued ...
- Jan 17, 2013
Three local school systems on 2-hour delay on Friday
The Dalton, Whitfield County and Murray County public school systems are delaying all schools in their systems two hours on Friday.Continued ...
- Mountain Creek Academy: Webb says son kept her in school