PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • PHS Blood Drive (10/16/2015)

    Every year, Mrs. Zuidema, PHS Teacher of the Year, pulls together a blood drive occurring in both the fall and spring semesters. This year's fall blood drive happened on October 13th, and it was a huge success. Even after running an hour behind, this semester's blood drive was much needed as it... more
  • PHS Fields of Faith (10/16/2015)

    Religion and the feeling of unity is important to many students at Pickens High School, and Fields of Faith is an event that provides just that in a public setting. This year Fields of Faith was held in the new PAC. The event allowed students to enjoy one another's company and have a sense of fellow... more
  • PHS Fields of Faith
  • PHS Homecoming (10/16/2015)

    Pickens Dragons won 52-0 against LaFayette. Kerrie Lee is Homecoming Queen and Hunter Harrington is Maid of Honor....
  • PHS Homecoming
  • PHS Homecoming Parade & Bonfire (10/16/2015)

    On Monday, October 12th, Pickens county residents packed Main Street to see various clubs, sports teams, Mr. And Miss PHS, and this year's homecoming court represent themselves. The Parade started on Main Street and ended with a bonfire at Lee Newton Park. Over 25 floats participated in the parade t... more
  • PHS Homecoming Parade & Bonfire
  • Supreme Court of Georgia (10/16/2015)

    The Supreme Court of Georgia held Oral Arguments at the Gilmer County Courthouse in Ellijay, GA. ...
  • Supreme Court of Georgia
  • 2016 Pickens Teachers of the Year (10/15/2015)

    To kick off the 2015-16 school year, we selected a motto to highlight the district's focus on our students. The “Just for Kids” message was quickly embraced by our staff and community. Last month, teachers from each school selected a Teacher of the Year. Each representative demonstrates a commit... more
  • 2016 Pickens Teachers of the Year
  • Earthquake Preparedness at PHS (10/15/2015)

    The ground starts shaking - it's an earthquake! What do you do? Drop, Cover, and Hold On! Sadie Cornett, Ethan Burns, Clay McArthur, and Julie Roper hid under a large table in Mrs. Towery's Art 1 class today during the Great Southeast Shakeout drill. This drill has been promoted by GEMA in order... more
  • Earthquake Preparedness at PHS
  • Judy Pettigrew - Pickens County Middle School 2016 Teacher of the Year (10/15/2015)

    Last month, teachers from each school in Pickens County selected a Teacher of the Year. Judy Pettigrew, a Special Education Math and ELA teacher, was chosen at Pickens County Middle School. Dr. Lula Mae Perry, Superintendent asked each Teacher of the Year representative to share their teaching p... more
  • Judy Pettigrew - Pickens County Middle School 2016 Teacher of the Year
  • Kelly Bryson - Jasper Elementary School 2016 Teacher of the Year (10/15/2015)

    Last month, teachers from each school in Pickens County selected a Teacher of the Year. Kelly Bryson, a third grade teacher, was chosen at Jasper Elementary School. Dr. Lula Mae Perry, Superintendent asked each Teacher of the Year representative to share their teaching philosophy, views on educ... more
  • Kelly Bryson - Jasper Elementary School 2016 Teacher of the Year
  • Kelly Moss - Hill City Elementary 2016 Teacher of the Year (10/15/2015)

    Last month, teachers from each school in Pickens County selected a Teacher of the Year. Kelly Moss, a second grade teacher, was chosen at Harmony Elementary School. Dr. Lula Mae Perry, Superintendent asked each Teacher of the Year representative to share their teaching philosophy, views on educ... more
  • Kelly Moss - Hill City Elementary 2016 Teacher of the Year
  • Leslie Zuidema - Pickens High School 2016 Teacher of the Year (10/15/2015)

    Last month, teachers from each school in Pickens County selected a Teacher of the Year. Leslie Zuidema, an Heathcare Science teacher, was chosen at Pickens High School. Dr. Lula Mae Perry, Superintendent asked each Teacher of the Year representative to share their teaching philosophy, views on e... more
  • Leslie Zuidema - Pickens High School 2016 Teacher of the Year
  • Lisa Barnett - Tate Elementary 2016 Teacher of the Year (10/15/2015)

    Last month, teachers from each school in Pickens County selected a Teacher of the Year. Lisa Barnett, a third grade teacher, was chosen at Tate Elementary School. Dr. Lula Mae Perry, Superintendent asked each Teacher of the Year representative to share their teaching philosophy, views on educat... more
  • Lisa Barnett - Tate Elementary 2016 Teacher of the Year
  • Marble Festival Make-up Day Will Not Happen (10/15/2015)

    Tina Williams, Georgia Marble Festival Event Coordinator sent out a statement that a make-up day for vendors will NOT happen. "Due to a wet and soggy festival the Marble Festival Board of Directors had hoped to schedule a Marble Festival Make-Up Day but due to the number of calendar conflicts, v... more
  • Marble Festival Make-up Day Will Not Happen
  • PHS Tyler Watson Placed 1st in Culinary Competition (10/15/2015)

    Tyler Watson placed First at the Georgia National Fair in Perry on Wednesday October 14th for the Culinary competition. Congratulations! ... more
  • PHS Tyler Watson Placed 1st in Culinary Competition
  • Pickens High School TSA Tech Day (10/15/2015)

    On October 12th, the Technology Students Association traveled down to Perry, GA for the Georgia National Fair. Over 15 of the chapter members received results of pre-judged events such as Shirt design, Pin design, Promotional design, and Membership recruitment. They also competed in on-site even... more
  • Pickens High School TSA Tech Day
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