South Paulding Middle School

Name:South Paulding Middle School

Brief Description of the Site:
South Paulding Middle School, located in Dallas, Georgia, houses 932 students in grades 6-8. This site, maintained by teacher David Kirk, is used to display work and to share news about awards and successes for students, teachers, and the school. It also includes links to important state and federal education issues so parents can feel well informed.

How to use the site:
The site is an information portal and catalyst for communication between parents, students, teachers, administrators and the community. It offers several nice features. For example, the Teacher Homework Pages link leads to alphabetical listings of staff names at each grade level. Parents and students click on a teacher’s name to find current assignments. A random check showed that virtually every teacher listed had a current page available. Parents are able to use their child’s student identification number to arrange to have attendance and grade data emailed to them through the Student Attendance and Grades link. The Downloads link enable parents to access free viewers for Word, Excel, and PowerPoint files as well as other programs that will enable them to easily read all posted documents.