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Introducing Dr. Jamie Paulk, Principal of Wilkinson County High School
Jerrykia Ballard

As we gear up for an exciting new school year, it is with great enthusiasm that we introduce our new principal, Dr. Jamie Paulk. Dr. Paulk officially steps into this role with extensive experience and a deep commitment to educational excellence and community engagement.

As we gear up for an exciting new school year, it is with great enthusiasm that we introduce our new principal, Dr. Jamie Paulk. Dr. Paulk officially steps into this role with extensive experience and a deep commitment to educational excellence and community engagement.

A dedication to learning and leadership marks Dr. Paulk's journey in education. From his humble beginnings as a substitute teacher to his current position as principal, he has amassed a robust educational background, including a Master's degree, an Educational Specialist degree, and a Doctorate in School Leadership and Administration. His varied experiences have honed his leadership skills and enriched his understanding of diverse educational environments.

What drew Dr. Paulk to Wilkinson County High School was their commitment to academic and athletic achievement, encapsulated by the powerful mottos "One Team, One Dream" and "We Are One." These values deeply resonate with Dr. Paulk's philosophy, which is rooted in fostering a supportive and inclusive environment where every student can thrive.

Dr. Paulk is not just a leader in name; he is a visionary who aims high. His goal for WCHS is nothing short of excellence, with plans to elevate our school to National Title I Distinguished status. This ambition is coupled with a pragmatic approach: aligning strategic initiatives with district priorities, fostering collaboration among stakeholders, and making data-driven decisions to ensure continuous improvement.

Beyond academics, Dr. Paulk is committed to building strong community partnerships. He plans to keep the community informed through regular updates, embrace open communication channels, and actively engage with local organizations. His proactive stance extends to social media, where he hopes to connect directly with the families and supporters of Warrior Nation.

Outside of school, Dr. Paulk enjoys various activities, including traveling with his family, farming, reading, and mentoring others. These passions reflect his well-rounded personality and underscore his belief in the importance of balance and community connection.

As Dr. Paulk embarks on his tenure as principal, his primary focus remains on the students. He is dedicated to creating an environment where every student feels valued, supported, and inspired to achieve their fullest potential. His leadership is driven by a genuine desire to see students flourish and succeed, both academically and personally. We invite you to a meet and greet with Dr. Paulk on Saturday, July 20, at 10:00 AM, just before our Annual Back to School Bash.

 

 

Introducing Dr. Sylvia Rose-Brown,  Deputy Superintendent
Jerrykia Ballard

Wilkinson County School District welcomes a new deputy superintendent with a wealth of experience and a passion for education. With a career spanning 23 years, Dr. Sylvia Rose-Brown has held various roles, from K-5 teaching to district-wide leadership positions, bringing a breadth of knowledge and expertise to the district. Her journey in education has been marked by a commitment to excellence, equity, and student-focused leadership.

Wilkinson County School District welcomes a new deputy superintendent with a wealth of experience and a passion for education. With a career spanning 23 years, Dr. Sylvia Rose-Brown has held various roles, from K-5 teaching to district-wide leadership positions, bringing a breadth of knowledge and expertise to the district. Her journey in education has been marked by a commitment to excellence, equity, and student-focused leadership.

Dr. Sylvia Rose-Brown's dedication to continuous improvement and data-driven decision-making aligns seamlessly with Wilkinson County's strategic initiatives. Her primary goals for the first year include establishing strong collaboration with stakeholders, implementing targeted interventions for student success, enhancing professional development opportunities, strengthening communication channels, and supporting the district's vision for success.

Drawing on a philosophy centered on equity and student potential, Dr. Rose-Brown aims to create an inclusive and innovative educational environment at Wilkinson County Schools. Through fostering collaboration, providing ongoing support, and engaging with stakeholders, she plans to ensure that all students have the opportunity to thrive and succeed.

Effective communication with the community is a top priority for Dr. Rose-Brown, with plans in place to establish regular channels for updates, gather feedback, ensure transparency, and build strong relationships with local organizations and leaders. Outside of work, Dr. Sylvia Rose-Brown enjoys spending time with family, engaging in the arts, reading, and hiking.

Driven by the belief that education has the power to transform lives, Dr. Rose-Brown's proudest accomplishments include significantly impacting student achievement through collaborative improvement plans, developing successful assessment systems, and mentoring teachers for professional growth. At Wilkinson County Schools, she hopes to leave a legacy of excellence, equity, and continuous improvement, ensuring a bright future for all students and staff.

Dr. Rose-Brown is dedicated to serving Wilkinson County Schools with a focus on collaboration, innovation, and high expectations. Her commitment to making a positive impact on students, staff, and the community sets the stage for a promising future of educational excellence in Wilkinson County.

 

Get Ready for the 2024-2025 School Year!
Jerrykia Ballard

Warrior Nation, we’re excited to help you prepare for an incredible 2024-2025 school year! Our Back to School hub is packed with all the resources, information, and support you and your family need to start the year on the right foot.

Warrior Nation, we’re excited to help you prepare for an incredible 2024-2025 school year! Our Back to School hub is packed with all the resources, information, and support you and your family need to start the year on the right foot.

Explore the Back to School Hub:

Essential Resources: Find important documents, supply lists, and registration information.

Upcoming Events: Keep track of key dates and events leading up to the first day of school.

Support and Services: Learn about the various support services available to students and families.

Reviewing the resources in our Back to School hub and attending these events will ensure your family is well-prepared for the new school year. It’s a fantastic opportunity to meet the staff, connect with other families, and learn about the exciting programs we have planned.

Let’s work together to make the 2024-2025 school year the best one yet! If you have any questions or need assistance, please contact our schools. We are here to support you every step of the way.

Let’s make this a GREAT year, Warriors!

FY25 PRELIMINARY BUDGET HEARINGS
Jerrykia Ballard

The Wilkinson County Board of Education is in the process of developing its 2024-2025 school year budget. All concerned citizens are invited to the two budget hearings in July 2024.

The Wilkinson County Board of Education is in the process of developing its 2024-2025 school year budget. All concerned citizens are invited to the two budget hearings at the Wilkinson County Board of Education, 197 West Main Street, Irwinton, GA 31042, on Friday, July 12, 2024, at 10:00 AM and Tuesday, July 16, 2024, at 5:30 PM. During these meetings, a summary of the tentative budget for the 2024-2025 school year will be presented.

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