"Because the pace of the societal change shows no signs of slackening, citizens of the 21st Century must become adept problem solvers, able to wrestle with ill-defined problems and win. Problem-solving ability is the cognitive passport of the future."
Parents, community members, local employers, pastors, teachers, and students were asked in 2013 what the school system should do to prepare students for a dramatically-changing world. This year-long dialogue set us on a new course, one in which we believe will allow our students the opportunity to fulfill their dreams, and as parents, our dreams for them.
Education focused primarily on content acquisition and standardized performance measures do not adequately prepare students to successfully engage an increasingly complex world. High Quality Content, coupled with the competencies contained within the Portrait of a Graduate, will yield Creative Problem-Solvers prepared to tackle the challenges of College, Career, and Citizenship.
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM Open House - MS/NGA/HS
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM Open House - PK/PS/ES
The School District continues to provide meals on Mondays and Wednesdays from 5-6 pm at Pike Middle ONLY for the remainder of the summer.
Governor Kemp has mandated that all Georgia schools remain closed for in-person instruction for the remainder of the school year. Understandably, this creates many questions. The District has developed a web page for you to submit questions and review Frequently Asked Questions. See FAQs about school closure and submit questions.