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Campbell McLendon, a 5th grade student at Eastside Elementary, competed in the World Dance Championships in New Jersey a few weeks ago. Campbell and her group won 2nd place in their category (9-11 Intermediate Small Group). 

World Dance Competition is by invitation only. Campbell and her group were invited to compete after winning First Overall at Regionals and Nationals. There were groups from 4 different continents that competed at Worlds. 

Congratulations Campbell! We are #PSDproud of you! 



ryan fincher

Ryan Fincher is a 2015 graduate of Cedartown High School. Before graduating from Georgia Northwestern Technical College for welding, Ryan was enrolled in welding classes at the Polk County College and Career Academy under the direction of Matt Hayden.

Earlier this year, Ryan competed in Pre-Trial welding competition and won the honor of representing the US in the WorldSkills competition in Kazan, Russia in August. 

You can read more about Ryan and the WorldSkills welding competition at the link below:


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Superintendent's Message


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PSD Families,

With a new school year starting on Friday, August 2nd, I want to extend a warm welcome to Polk School District.  We are eager to begin this year and look forward to helping every student, learn, achieve, and succeed.  Whether you are starting your first year with us or are returning to our district, we are thrilled and honored to serve you!

We are extremely proud of our schools and their commitment to our students.  Our highly qualified employees are dedicated to the success of all students in every arena: in the classroom, in performing arts, on the field, and through our wide variety of extracurricular activities.       

In order to stay abreast of all of the opportunities we have to offer our students, it is important for the district to keep our families and community members informed and engaged throughout the year.  In addition to regular communication with emails, phone calls, and letters, the following tools will help you stay connected to our district.

       Website:  www.polk.k12.ga.us

       Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/wearepsd/

       Twitter:  @PolkCoSchools

       LinkedIn:  www.linkedin.com/company/polk-school-district

PSD is a great district committed to building on our students’ successes and providing excellent opportunities for everyone.  We look forward to a great year, and we are excited to see our students on the first day of school!


Laurie Atkins

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