Title I Planning Week
All parents are invited to participate in the annual Title I Planning Week at Hartwell Elementary, North Hart Elementary, South Hart Elementary, and Hart County Middle School. These schools throughout the system receive Title I funds.
Parents will have the opportunity to provide input on the school’s Schoolwide Plan, Parent/Family Engagement Plan, and the School Compacts. Parent/Family Engagement activities and funds for these activities will be discussed, along with discussion of Building Capacity activities. All plans are available on each school’s website.
We need parents to participate with school staff members on the last 3 days (June 7th, 8th, and 9th) of the Planning Week from 8:30 – 3:30. Please call or email the school to inform the principal or assistant principal as to what day(s) you can participate. If you can’t be a part of the process all day, please join in with the school staff for whatever period of time that you are able to do so. Your input and participation are important.
June 5 – 9, 2023 (Parents participate on June 7th, 8th, and 9th)
Summer Feeding Program
The Hart County Charter System School Nutrition Feeding Program returns Monday, June 5th! Meals will be available to all kids age 18 and under from 11:30AM-12:30PM on Monday-Thursday at Hart County Middle School. The program will run from June 5-June 29, and then again from July 10-July 20. The food truck will also be making rounds to various locations on Mondays and Wednesdays in June. Click here for food truck locations and times.
BOE Called Meeting
The Hart County Board of Education will have a called meeting at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, May 31, 2023. The purpose of the meeting is to review the approved FY24 tentative budget. Public comments regarding the budget will be received prior to the conclusion of the meeting. Action will be taken on consent agenda items and personnel requests. The meeting will take place at 284 Campbell Drive, Hartwell, Georgia.The agenda for the meeting is available at https://simbli.
eboardsolutions.com/SB_ Meetings/ViewMeeting.aspx?S= 4086&MID=110309
Schools Seek Input on Planning
Hart County Charter System officials invite citizens to give their input on the Hart County Charter System’s 2023 - 2024 CLIP LEA Plan (CNA -- Comprehensive Needs Assessment & DIP -- District Improvement Plan). These documents are the basis of how the school district will budget and spend federal funds to enhance the academic achievement of all students.
In addition, officials are seeking input for the 2023 - 2024 Title I Schoolwide Improvement Plans and the 2023 - 2024 Hart County Charter System Parent/Family Engagement Plan. Parents and community members may review the 2022 - 2023 documents and provide input on changes that should be considered for the coming school year. The plans, along with feedback forms, are available for review on the school system’s website at www.hart.k12.ga.us. To access the documents, click on Programs/Federal Programs/Title I Documents. Please email any feedback to one of the two email addresses listed here by April 28, 2023: email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information, contact Lydia Bennett, Assistant Superintendent, or Lamar Scott, Title I Director, by email or by phone at 706-376-5141.
The Hart County School District partners with Education Management and Staffing Solutions [ESS] to manage the local substitute program. ESS is accepting applications for Substitute Teachers and Paraprofessionals. ESS would love to have you join their team! The first step to becoming a substitute in Hart County Schools is to complete an online application by following these instructions:
● Go to ESS.com/jobs
● Select Hart County (GA) > Apply Now
● Select Substitute Teacher or Substitute Paraprofessional and follow prompts to complete your online application
For more information, click here.
Affordable Connectivity ProgramThe Affordable Connectivity Program provides eligible households with $30 per month toward high-speed home internet service. You can apply through approved providers, or online at https://affordableconnectivity.gov/Visit https://www.hart.k12.ga.us/Page/2719 for more information on how to apply.
ESSER III Funds Survey
The Hart County Charter System is seeking stakeholder input regarding the use of ESSER III funds. The American Rescue Plan Act provides funding for local educational agencies to respond to COVID-19. Your feedback will be considered as the district budgets available funds. Please complete the following survey for your input to be considered: https://forms.gle/vaYoB1XmkTnu1gr79
Millage Rate Notice
The Hart County Board of Education does hereby announce that the millage rate will be established at a meeting to be held at the Superintendent's Office, 284 Campbell Drive, Hartwell, Georgia on September 12, 2022 at 6:00 p.m., and pursuant to the requirements of O.C.G.A. 48-5-32, does hereby publish the following presentation of the current year's tax digest and levy along with the history of the tax digest and levy for the past five years.
Click here to view the current year's tax digest and levy along with the history of the tax digest and levy for the past five years.
Updated COVID-19 Protocol
The Hart County Charter System has updated its COVID-19 Protocol for the 2022-2023 School Year. Click here to view the updated protocol.
Meet the Teacher
Middle and high school students can expect to meet their new teachers on July 28. Sixth graders will participate in transition camp from 9AM until noon, and grades 7 and 8 will be invited into the school between the hours of 4PM and 7PM. Incoming freshmen will gather in the Fine Arts Center at 6PM. Sophomores, juniors, and seniors will be welcomed into the building between the hours of 6PM and 8PM.
School Supplies 2022-2023
School supplies will once again be provided to Hart County Charter System students free of charge this upcoming school year. ESSER II funds (also referred to as CARES II funds) were used to purchase school supplies for all students. Supplies include backpacks but not headphones or earbuds. Although optional, parents are encouraged to purchase headphones or earbuds for their children. School-owned sets will be available for checkout for those in need.
2022-2023 Meal Prices
- Breakfast $1.50
- Elementary and Middle School Lunch $2.50
- High School Lunch $3.00
- Student Second Meal - $3.75
- Adult Breakfast $2.00
- Adult Lunch $4.50
To put money on your child's account to purchase extras or a la carte items, you can go to www.myschoolbucks.com.
To apply for free/reduced lunch, please visit www.myschoolapps.com.
Northeast Georgia Ag ExpoThe Northeast Georgia Ag Expo
returns this year to the Hart County Charter System Agriscience Center from 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. on August 20th. There will be indoor and outdoor ag exhibits, a speaker panel, free activities for kids, food, and an Antique Tractor Show! If you have an antique tractor you want to show off, please sign up for the Antique Tractor Show by visiting the following link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScUfmYB03WAqZ0vovX23pOipDxNnxNN0uc0Gze3rabU4HMKpw/viewform?usp=sf_link
Updated Visitor Policy
On March 15, 2022, the Hart County Charter System Leadership Team met to discuss visitor restrictions implemented during the COVID-19 Pandemic. The following guidance and letter from Superintendent Jay Floyd is a result of that meeting.
According to the District 2 Department of Public Health, all counties in District 2, including Hart County, are considered to have “low” community level transmissibility of COVID-19. In making this decision, officials considered that Hart County’s 14-day case rate and percent positive rate has continued to decline in recent weeks. As of March 14, the percent positive rate was 2.5% and the 14-day case rate was 165 (per 100K).
Georgia Parent Survey
Parents/Guardians, please take the time to provide your input in the Georgia Parent Survey. Click the link below to start the survey. We appreciate your feedback!
Millage Rate Notice
The Hart County Board of Education does hereby announce that the millage rate will be established at a meeting to be held at the Superintendent's Office, 284 Campbell Drive, Hartwell, Georgia on September 16, 2021 at 6:00 p.m., and pursuant to the requirements of O.C.G.A. 48-5-32, does hereby publish the following presentation of the current year's tax digest and levy along with the history of the tax digest and levy for the past five years.
Click here to view the Current 2021 Tax Digest and 5-Year History of Levy
Schools in the Hart County Charter System have a new, simpler way to connect parents/guardians with teachers this year — SchoolStatus. See the below documents regarding information on how SchoolStatus works.