Summer Meals While School Is Out
Parents/guardians, find out where your child/children can get healthy, daily meals this summer. There are multiple programs that offer free summer meals. Check all these sources to see if there is a meal distribution site in your area:
1. Use the free, web-based Summer Meal Site Finder application at USDA Summer Food Rocks
2. Text FOODGA to 97779 NEW NUMBER!
3. Call the National Hunger Hotline at 1-866-3-HUNGRY
4. Go to www.FoodFinderGa.org (a year-round service)
5. Go to the Pickens County School District, School Nutrition Website for a list of meal sites in our immediate area.
Immunization Notice for 7th Graders
As you are preparing for your child to begin a 7th grade adventure, you will also need to prepare for immunization boosters. The Georgia Department of Public Health requires all children born on or after January 1, 2002 who are attending seventh grade (as well as children who are new entrants into a Georgia school in grades eight through twelve) to have received:
one dose Tdap booster vaccine (protection against Tetanus, Diptheria, & Pertussis)
one dose meningococcal conjugate vaccine (protection against Bacterial Meningitis)
Our School Mission
The mission of the Pickens County Middle School Community is to prepare our students for high school graduation and future success by inspiring them to become responsible learners and productive members of society.
Excellence in student learning is the chief priority for the school.
Teachers, administrators, parents, and the community share the responsibility
for advancing the school’s mission.
The commitment to continuous improvement is imperative if our school is going to enable students to become confident, self-directed, lifelong learners.
Students learn in different ways and should be provided with a variety of instructional approaches to support their learning.
We strive each day to reach our vision...
Pickens County Schools
Student Support Departments
Welcome to the Pickens County School District. Our Central Student Registration Facility is located at 158 D.B. Carroll Street, next to the Central Office Facility. We are open...
The Superintendent'sl Office for the Pickens County School district provides assistance and guidance to the school district in day to day operations....
The Student Services Department plays a central role in helping to increase communication between the school, community and the home...
Board of Education
The Board of Education is the governing and leadership body for the Pickens County School District...
"The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character - that is the goal of true education."
– Martin Luther King, Jr.
"The goal of education is not to increase the amount of knowledge but to create the possibilities for a child to invent and discover, to create men who are capable of doing new things."
– Jean Piaget
"The goal of education is the advancement of knowledge and the dissemination of truth. "
– John F. Kennedy
"Don't limit a child to your own learning, for he was born in another time."
– Rabindranath Tagore
"Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school."
– Albert Einstein
"Democracy cannot succeed unless those who express their choice are prepared to choose wisely. The real safeguard of democracy, therefore, is education."
– Franklin D. Roosevelt
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