August 7, 2013 RSS feed / Schools

Clarke County Board of Education School Calendar 2013-2014

Teacher Institute/Inservice - Aug. 8, 9, 12-16Teacher Institute Day to be determinedFirst Day for Students - Aug. 19Labor Day – Sept. 2End of first nine weeks – Oct. 18Veterans’ Day – Nov. 11Thanksgiving – Nov. More...

Family atmosphere fuels learning at GHES

“Our town (Grove Hill’s) motto is ‘small town, big heart,’” said Kathy Spidle, principal at Grove Hill Elementary School. “That is kind of the way our school runs….It is a family atmosphere. More...

Clarke Preparatory School School Calendar 2013-2014

Aug. 8 – Middle School Orientation(Fifth through Eighth Grade), 6:15 p.m.Aug. 8 – Open House, 7 p.m.Aug. 8 – Ninth Grade Orientation, 8 p.m.Aug. 8 and 9 – Teacher In ServiceAug. 12 – First Day of SchoolSept. More...

Jackson Academy 2013-2014 School Calendar

School Teacher In Service – Aug. 8 and 9First Day of School – Aug. 12Labor Day – Sept. 2Teacher In service – Oct. 7Veterans Day – Nov. 11Last School Day of First Semester – Dec. 20Christmas Break – Dec. More...

WashCo School System 2013-2014 School Calendar

Aug. 7, 8, 12-15 - ProfessionalDevelopment and Teacher Work DaysAug. 19 - First Day for StudentsSept. 2 - Labor DayNov. 11 - Veterans DayNov. 27-29 - Thanksgiving BreakDec. 23 to Jan. 3, 2014 - Christmas/Winter BreakJan. More...

Leroy High School implementing new parking procedures

Principal Danny Patterson says Leroy High School looks forward to a good school year. A main emphasis administration is attempting to establish is an adjustment in parking for athletic events. More...

3 new teachers at JMS this year

From Staff Reports Jackson Middle School is ready for another year and students can expect business as usual. The summer brought no new capital improvement projects or changes in the curriculum to the middle school. More...

Sullivan is new Gillmore librarian

Gillmore Elementary School is still holding on to the hope of a new school building, but will be starting this school year in the 50-year-old structure. Only one new face will join the school faculty, Susan Sullivan will be the new librarian. More...

Thomasville City Schools 2013-2014 Calendar

Professional Development Days Aug. 12-15Institute Aug. 16First Term BeginsAll Students Report – Aug. 19Labor Day – Sept. 2Midterm Exams – Oct. 10 and 11Fall Break – Oct. 14Veterans’ Day – Nov. More...

New curriculum will engage TES students

Students at Thomasville Elementary School will be shown “the real world connection” to what they are learning, said Dawn Gillis, the new TES principal. The curriculum involves problem solving, discussion and working things out. More...

CCHS principal’s goal is 100% graduation

“We are excited about our new school year,” said Debra Dennis, principal of Clarke County High School in Grove Hill. “We are preparing for the return of our students.” More...

Grant funding benefits WHMS students

New playground equipment has been installed on the campus of Wilson Hall Middle School in Grove Hill, said Carolyn Taite, principal. There are new swings, backstops for the softball field and tetherball equipment. A new pavilion will also be built. More...

School bus safety rules for students

While a large part of protecting children is on the shoulders of the school bus driver, it is also vital for passengers to learn the basics of school bus safety. More...

Clarke Prep students start new year on Aug. 12

Clarke Preparatory School added more students last school year and wants to build on those gains for the 2013-2014 school year. Open House will be held at 7 p.m. on Aug. 8 with middle school orientation at 6:15 and ninth grade orientation at 8 p.m. More...

JA hosting open house, spaghetti supper, Aug. 8 to kick off the new school year

Jackson Academy will hold a spaghetti supper pep rally and an open house Aug. 8. The supper will be held at 5:30 p.m. with the pep rally in the gym at 6:30. Cost of the supper is $6 for adults and $4.50 for children. More...

WashCo High proud of new dual enrollment program

David Wofford, principal of Washington County High School says his school “is growing.” He said WCHS had a good year academically last year. “Our test scores are high,” he stated. More...

Largest freshman class ever at JHS

From Staff Reports Jackson High School is expecting to welcome its largest Freshman class in school history as 190 ninth graders are enrolled for the coming year. More...

New security cameras at JIS

From Staff Reports Jackson Intermediate School has been busy this summer with several improvement projects according to Principal Gwen Wheeler. More...

Focus on computers, technology at THS

Technology will be fully integrated into the curriculum at Thomasville High School, said principal Kyle Ferguson. One-To-One Computing will be available for ninth graders. Laptop computers will be available for inschool use only in the core classes. More...

Beware school playground accidents

Accidents repeatedly happen on playgrounds in schoolyards and parks. The U.S. More...

Relationship with students crucial at T’ville Middle School

Thomasville Middle School principal Vickie Morris said she loves working with middle school students. She previously worked at Wilson Hall Middle and Jackson Middle Schools. The new school year will be her fourth at TMS. More...