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September 22, 2021

High School Stadium Improvements Completed

Following the successful passage of the 2020 ESPLOST and Bond Referendums, Hall County Schools completed stadium improvements at each high school.

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June 22, 2021

Pettitt Elected to GSBA Board of Directors

Hall County School Board Member, Mark Pettitt, elected to Board of Directors for GSBA.

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January 8, 2021

Pettitt Pushes Teacher Vaccine Eligibility

Pettitt requests that the next round of COVID-19 vaccination eligibility be expanded to include educators and support staff.

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August 28, 2020

Hall County Schools Expands Agriculture Opportunities

The Hall County Board of Education has purchased a 50 acre farm in North Hall to enhance career, technical and agriculture education opportunities for students.

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October 2, 2020

Students Break Ground on First New School Since 2007

Sixth Grade students at Cherokee Bluff Middle School were the first to break the ground at the site of the new school.

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July 7, 2020

Back to School 2020-2021: Updates

The 2020-2021 School Year will be unlike any other. While there are still many unknowns, here is what I know right now.

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June 10, 2020

School Finance Referendums Passed Widely by Voters

Voters authorized the renewal of ESPLOST and the issuance of School Bonds to fund the Ten Year Facility Plan.

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March 23, 2020

Hall County Embraces Challenge With Opportunity

Our responsibility to embrace each challenge we face as an opportunity to be the Most Caring Place on Earth continues, and is on display for the world to see.

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January 13, 2020

Community Meetings Scheduled at Each High School

Informational meetings will be held at each Hall County High School ahead of the March ESPLOST and Bond Referendum.

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December 31, 2019

Highlights from 2019: A Year in Review

A few highlights and accomplishments form your Hall County Schools in 2019.

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December 9, 2019

Hall Schools Expand Technical Pathways

The Board of Education is taking steps to expand technical pathways at three high schools.

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September 3, 2019

Johnson Cuts Ribbon on Expanded Band Room and New Field House

Johnson Knights celebrate the opening of their new field house and expanded band room.

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August 27, 2019

Board Tours Facilities, Presents Ten Year Facility Plan

The Board has conducted two rounds of facility tours at fifteen schools in preparation of the District's Ten Year Facility Plan.

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May 1, 2019

Board Implements Employee Assistance Program

Employees and their families will receive up to five free professional consultations per year.

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June 25, 2019

Board Decreases Tax Rate

The Board of Education has adopted the FY2020 budget.

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March 23, 2019

Officials Break Ground on Gainesville Library Expansion

The Hall County Library System held a ceremonial groundbreakfing on Saturday, March 23, 2019.

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February 18, 2019

Board Approves Facilities Improvements for Johnson High

Members of the Board of Education allocated funds for a new field house and larger bandroom at Johnson High.

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January 7, 2019

Pettitt Plans to Build on Success

Mark Pettitt takes oath of office, working to advance Hall County Schools and enhance student achievement.

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November 6, 2018

Pettitt Elected to Board of Education

With 77% of votes cast, Mark Pettitt will begin serving on the Hall County Board of Education in January 2019.

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October 18, 2018

Information on Amendment Five

Information regarding the fair distribution of E-SPLOST revenues.

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July 16, 2018

Pettitt Continues Support for Senior School Tax Exemption

Republican Nominee for Hall County Board of Education Mark Pettitt reiterated his support for the senior school tax exemption.

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May 23, 2018

Pettitt Advances to General Election

Because of your strong support we were successful in securing the Republican Nomination on Tuesday.

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April 11, 2018

My Mother Taught Me The Importance of Education

Mark discusses how education played a key role early in his life and how it impacted his decision to run for school board.

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April 9, 2018

Local Leaders Endorse Mark Pettitt

The Mark Pettitt for School Board campaign has released the endorsements of several local leaders, including each member of the Hall County State House Delegation.

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February 26, 2018

Q&A: Challenges and Opportunities for America's Millennials

The Gainesville Times published an article in yesterday's paper which detailed the challenges and opportunities facing the millennial generation.

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February 20, 2018

Statement Regarding School Safety

Mark releases statement regarding school safety.

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February 20, 2018

Republican Mark Pettitt to run for School Board

Conservative Mark Pettitt Announces Bid for Hall School Board

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