Youngs Grove Elementary School News

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Updates to School Closing and Meal Distribution PSD Logo

School closure has been extended through April 24. 

Locations and times for meal distribution are changing. Please read the attached information:

Second Extension of School Closure Letter

Segunda Extensión de la Carta de Cierre de la Escuela

Updates to Breakfast/Lunch Locations and Times

Lugares y Horarios de Desayuno / Almuerzo - ACTUALIZACIÓN

Six Flags Read to Succeed Read to Succeed

Would you like to go to Six Flags this summer? Students in Kindergarten through 6th grade can earn a free ticket to Six Flags over Georgia by reading for six hours. Parents can create an online account from their computer or smartphone. Go to to get started or to complete your reading log. Enter Youngs Grove's code - SHZ1C, then select your teacher. 

If you are unable to create an online account, complete the reading log in English or Spanish. When you reach six hours, contact your child's teacher or email All reading must be completed and registered by April 17.

Updates to Distance Learning--New Packet Pick Up Distance Learning


Important Information for Parents of Students with Disabilities PSD LOGO
Grab-N-Go Breakfast/Lunch - UPDATE PSD - Food
Distance Learning Information for the School Closure PSD
Please Read: Pre-K and Kindergarten Registration Postponed PSD Logo
UPDATES: Coronavirus / COVID-19 PSD
YGES Book Club YGES Book Club

book club

Our YGES Book Club competed in the West Regional Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl at the University of West Georgia. Students read and discussed the Georgia Book Award nominees to prepare for the competition.

Congratulations Hailyn! PSD Spelling Bee

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Hailyn Baxter, YGES's Spelling Bee winner, is the runner-up in the Polk School District Spelling Bee! Superintendent Laurie Atkins congratulates Hailyn and Zion Bradley, PSD Spelling Bee winner from Rockmart Middle School. Hailyn and Zion tackled words like ancient, tapioca, and oligarchy in the tough competition. The Spelling Bee competition is for students in grades 4 through 8. Hailyn is a fourth grade student at Youngs Grove.

School Store Beta Club School Store


YGES Beta Club is again sponsoring our school store. The store will be open on Tuesday and Thursday mornings until 7:45. Smencils (scented pencils) will be available for $1.

Congratulations Hailyn! Spelling Bee


Congratulations to Hailyn Baxter, our 2019-20 Youngs Grove Spelling Bee Champion! Mrs. Redden presented the Spelling Bee trophy to Hailyn and pins to both Hailyn and Brenna McDonald, our runner-up. Hailyn, a fourth-grade student, will represent Youngs Grove in the Polk School District Spelling Bee in January.

Congratulations Mrs. Brannon! Mrs. Brannon, Teacher of the Year

TOTY family

Congratulations to Mrs. Krushinda Brannon, Youngs Grove's Teacher of the Year!