PHS Alumna of the Week
Congratulations to our Alumna of the Week, Janis Jones Andrews '70
PHS Alumnus of the Week
Congratulations to our Alumnus of the Week, George Montgomery '12
Pickens BOE Seeks New Superintendent
The Pickens County Board of Education, Jasper, Georgia, is seeking a new superintendent. The Board seeks a visionary and innovative leader who has a broad base of experience in all areas of school and system operation.King-Cooper and Associates will assist the Board of Education with the search for the new superintendent.
Interim Superintendent Named
The Board of Education names Dr. Charles Webb as Interim Superintendent effective immediately.
Hill City Elementary Named a Title I Distinguished School for 2019-20
We are proud to announce that Hill City Elementary School was named to the 2019-20 list of Distinguished Schools released by the Georgia Department of Education. Distinguished Schools are among the highest-performing 5% of Title I Schoolwide schools.
Pickens County Schools is requesting community input in the search for a new Superintendent. Please click on the following link to give your feedback.
|07/24/19 - 07/26/19||Pre Planning|
|07/29/19 - 07/31/19||Pre Planning|
|08/01/19 - 08/02/19||Pre Planning|
|08/06/19||First Day of School|
|09/02/19||Labor Day Holiday|
|09/23/19 - 09/27/19||Fall Break|
|10/15/19||End of the 1st Nine Weeks|
|11/25/19 - 11/29/19||Thanksgiving Holidays|
|12/20/19||End of 2nd Nine Weeks|
|12/20/19||End of 1st Semester|
|12/23/19 - 12/31/19||Christmas Holidays|
|01/01/20 - 01/03/20||School Holiday|
|01/07/20||Students Return to School|
|01/20/20||Martin Luther King Holiday|
|02/17/20 - 02/18/20||Winter Break|
|02/19/20 - 02/21/20||Potential Inclement Weather Make-up Days for Students|
|03/17/20||End of 3rd Nine Weeks|
|04/06/20 - 04/10/20||Spring Break|
|05/22/20||Last Day of School, End of 4th Nine Weeks, End of 2nd Semester|
|05/26/20 - 05/26/20||Post Planning|
Please click on the following link for the 2020 Meeting Schedule for the Board of Education
Please click on the following link for the Public Participation Request Form and BOE Policy regarding public participation. This is a two-page document.
Please click on the following link for information regarding Open Records Requests
We've partnered with ESS to manage our substitute program. If you are interested in working as a substitute for our district, please visit www.ESS.com/jobs and search for Pickens County to apply.
|School Name||Address||Main Phone Number|
|DOVA Dragon's Opportunity and Virtual Academy||500 Dragon Drive | Jasper, GA 30143||706-253-8020|
|Harmony Elementary School||550 Harmony School Road | Jasper, GA 30143||706-253-1840|
|Hill City Elementary School||600 Hill Circle | Jasper, GA 30143||706-253-1880|
|Jasper Middle School||158 Stegall Drive | Jasper, GA 30143||706-253-1730|
|Pickens High School||500 Dragon Drive | Jasper, GA 30143||706-253-1800|
|Pickens Junior High School||1802 Refuge Road | Jasper, GA 30143||706-253-1830|
|Tate Elementary School||5630 GA-53 | Tate, GA 30177||706-253-1860|
- All children can learn
- All educational decisions should be based on the needs and safety of the students
- All stakeholders are accountable for student learning and will strive for continuous improvement in student achievement.
- Collaboration between students, schools, families, and community is critical to student and district success.
- Recruiting, retaining and supporting dedicated employees is important to successful educational programs
Kaleidoscope - Winter Issue
Our district newsletter for families is now available. If you have ideas for future issues, please reach out to Destini Shope, Director of Community Engagement and Public Relations.
See Kaleidoscope Newsletter in PDF: Click Here
Nuestro boletín del distrito para familias ya está disponible. Si usted tenga ideas para problemas futuros, comuníquese con Destini Shope, Directora de Participación Comunitaria y Relaciones Públicas.
Se puede leer el boletín Kaleidoscope en PDF: Haz clic aqui