PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • 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
  • Rachel Waters - Jasper 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. Rachel M. Waters, an eighth grade Math and ELA teacher, was chosen at Jasper Middle School. Dr. Lula Mae Perry, Superintendent asked each Teacher of the Year representative to share their teaching philosophy,... more
  • Rachel Waters - Jasper Middle School 2016 Teacher of the Year
  • Shari Barber - Harmony Elementary 2016 Teacher of the Year (10/15/2015)

    Last month, teachers from each school in Pickens County selected a Teacher of the Year. Shari Barber, a third 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 edu... more
  • Shari Barber - Harmony Elementary 2016 Teacher of the Year
  • PHS Counseling News (10/14/2015)
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    In this issue: Class news 2016-2019; Freshman advisement announcements.... more
  • Pickens County Beer and Wine Board Quarterly Meeting (10/14/2015)

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  • Pickens County Beer and Wine Board Quarterly Meeting
  • Awesome Halloween Events For Jasper (10/13/2015)
    Trick or Treat on Main Street & Zombie Walk Jasper
    n Halloween Night, the Jasper Merchants Association has plans to keep you and your children fright filled all evening long. Starting with the Annual TRICK or TREAT on Main Street in Downtown Jasper, Georgia beginning at 4pm and lasting until 6pm. This event is FREE for all the Children to come out i... more
  • Awesome Halloween Events For Jasper
  • Gilmer County To Host Georgia Supreme Court Special Session (10/13/2015)

    On October 16, 2015, history will be made in Ellijay as the Georgia Supreme Court holds oral argument at the Gilmer County Courthouse. Such a momentous event has never occurred anywhere in the Appalachian Judicial Circuit (which is comprised of Pickens, Gilmer, and Fannin counties). Superior Court... more
  • Gilmer County To Host Georgia Supreme Court Special Session
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