July 28, 2016

Welcome New Teachers!

2016-2017 Elementary School Teachers

2016-2017 Middle, Junior, and High School Teachers

July 27, 2016Colquitt County High School Agriculture Program
Earns Industry Certification

Colquitt County High School Agriculture Program/FFA Chapter recently earned the titled of being Industry Certified in the area of Horticulture.

Pictured left to right: Adrienne Smith, CCHS Agriculture/Horticulture teacher and Tricia Lastly - State Agriculture Education staff. South Region Horticulture teacher.



July 26, 2016

Colquitt County High School Students
Earn Advanced Placement Recognition

The College Board has named 25 Colquitt County High School students as AP Scholars for their high performance on the 2016 Advanced Placement exams.  

Pictured are 14 of the 25 students named by College Board as 2016 AP Scholars. Front row: Teresa Nguyen, Billie Mills, Paige Glover, Holly Cooper, Evelyn Fagan, Hannah Thompson, and Lauren Coop. Back row: Laura Ramirez, Jordan Forehand, Catalina Arnett, Gamaliel Martinez, Lyle Tostenson, Chase Perry, and Blake Thompson.  

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July 25, 2016

Colquitt County School System welcomes

Jessica D. Crawford

as Sunset Elementary Assistant Principal.

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July 15, 2015

Ready, Set, School…2016-2017 Open House

Students will return to school on Monday, August 8, 2016 with Open House for all schools taking place on Thursday, August 4, 2016, with the exception of the Colquitt County Achievement Center.

Pre-K - 5th Grade | 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
6th & 7th Grade ~ Williams Middle School | 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
8th & 9th Grade ~ Gray Junior High | 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
10th - 12th Grade ~ Colquitt County High School | 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

GEAR Gifted Center | 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Pathways @ Vereen | 3:00 – 5:00 pm

Monday, August 8, 2016
Achievement Center | 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm – Classes begin Thursday, August 11, 2016.

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July 25, 2016

ATTENTION - CCHS 10th Graders

CCHS is excited to announce that we will be offering a Sneak Peak 10th Grade Orientation to all upcoming sophomores. This orientation will begin in the CCHS gym promptly on Thursday, July 28th at 6 pm. During this orientation, parents and students will get a chance to meet the administration and counseling staff. After the orientation, the parents and students will have an opportunity to tour the school and see their upcoming 10th grade schedule. 

June 14, 2016

Colquitt County Board of Education Names Interim Superintendent 

The Colquitt County Board of Education voted unanimously on June 13, 2006 to approve the appointment of Doug Howell as the Interim Superintendent.  Howell will assume his duties on July 1st.

Colquitt County Board of Education Chairman Mary Beth Watson commented, “Mr. Howell’s proven leadership, integrity, and character will serve Colquitt County well as we prepare for the next permanent superintendent.  He is well suited to guide the system steadily in the interim and to prepare the way for an effective transition. “

Howell has been the Director of Student Services since July 2014. Previously, he served as the principal of Williams Middle School from 2006 to 2014, J.M. Odom Elementary School from 1999 to 2006, and Hamilton Elementary School from 1995 to 1999.  Before becoming a principal, he was an assistant principal and an elementary school teacher.  Mr. Howell is also a retired Lt. Colonel from the United States Air Force Reserve.  

“I’m honored to be given the opportunity to support the teachers, administrators, staff and community during the transition of leadership.” said Howell.

Board Chairman Watson further remarked, “The application period for the permanent position of Colquitt County School System Superintendent has closed. The preliminary phase of reviewing applications is underway.”

June 1, 2016Attention Prospective Employees:

The Colquitt County School System has partnered with Aspex Solution for its on-line application system. All positions will be posted on AppliTrack.  All positions posted as of 6/1/16 will require an application through the on-line application system. Previous applications submitted before this date will not be used.  You MUST have an email account to register for the on-line application. If you do not have an email account, click on one of the links below to obtain an account.

Gmail | Yahoo | Outlook

Click below for a list of open positions or to submit your application:


June 1, 2016


The Colquitt County Board of Education has moved and is now located at
710 Lane Street | Moultrie, GA  31768 (Former Achievement Center Building)

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Revised Charter System Petition approved January 12, 2015 by Colquitt County Board of Education.  Petition submitted to the Georgia State Board of Education for approval. 

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Please review the System's Continuous Improvement Plan and send comments or suggestions to James Harrell jharrel@colquitt.k12.ga.us or Dr. Marni Kirkland mkirklan@colquitt.k12.ga.us .

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Get involved.  Please review the Colquitt County School System's Parent Involvement Policy.  You may email your suggestions or comments to jharrel@colquitt.k12.ga.us or mail them to James Harrell at P.O. Box 2708 - Moultrie, GA  31776.

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Dear Parent/Guardian,


Colquitt County Schools  are Title I schools and as the parent/guardian of a child attending a Title I school you are an important part of the Title I team.  Your input is vital in the planning and implementation of the parent involvement program and activities in our school.  In an effort to improve student academic achievement, we ask that you complete the following survey used to design a compact that will outline shared responsibilities of parents, school staff and students.  We appreciate your feedback and thank you for taking the time to complete this survey. 


Estimado padre/Tutor,

Condado de Colquitt las Escuelas son escuelas del Título I y como el padre/tutor de un niño que asiste a una escuela Título I es una parte importante del equipo del Título I. su comentario es de vital importancia en la planificación y ejecución de la participación del programa y actividades de padres en nuestra escuela. En un esfuerzo por mejorar rendimiento académico de los estudiantes le pedimos que complete la siguiente encuesta para el diseño el compacto a escuela-padre y la política padres participantes en que se indicarán las responsabilidades de los padres compartida con el personal de la escuela y los estudiantes. Le agradecemos sus comentarios y gracias por tomar el tiempo para completar esta encuesta. 


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Youth Mentoring Opportunities

Interested in volunteering in one of our schools in Colquitt County? If so,
please contact the Moultrie YMCA at 985-1154 .

Visit the Moultrie Y home page. Located under the programs tab is YMentors.  Click to view the "YMentor" video for more information.

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2016-2017 School Calendar (Approved 02/22/16)

HB91 - Graduation Petition Process for CCHS Students - Governor Nathan Deal signed House Bill 91 into law on March 30, 2015 thereby creating new code section, O.C.G.A. §20-2-281.1.  This law provided that students shall no longer be required to earn a passing score on any graduation tests to earn a high school diploma.

School Choice
Under the 2009 state law (O.C.G.A. 20-2-2131), parents/guardians may request a transfer to another school within the Colquitt County School District.  

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Testing Out to Receive High School Course Credit Using the End of Course (EOC) Tests

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Note:  The Georgia Department of Education has advised that 14-15 Georgia Milestone test results are projected to be available in October.

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Colquitt County School System is committed to providing all students with a safe and civil school environment in which all members of the school community are treated with dignity and respect. In accordance with federal, state, and local policies, procedures and practices, Colquitt County School System expressly prohibits the bullying, harassment or intimidation of any person, by any means or method, which occurs on school property, on school vehicles, at designated school bus stops, or at school related functions or activities, or by use of data or software that is accessed through a computer, computer system, computer network, or other electronic technology of a local school system. Students who witness bullying or who are victims of bullying behaviors should make a report to a teacher or school administrator so that an appropriate investigation can take place. If, after an investigation, a student is found to be in violation of the Code of Conduct bullying policy, the student shall be disciplined by appropriate measures up to, and including, suspension and expulsion. Retaliation following a report of bullying is strictly prohibited and may result in strong disciplinary action. For more information on the Colquitt County School System’s policies on bullying click HERETo report a bullying incident, complete this FORM and submit it to any school administrator.

  The Colquitt County School System uses the E-Verify Employment Eligibility Verification system.  We began implementing E-verify on  November 1, 2011.  Our federal User Identification Number is 451541 .

Mission Statement:  The Colquitt County School System is committed to the daily pursuit of excellence in student achievement while working with parents and the community to serve the needs of all children in a positive and safe environment.

The Colquitt County Board of Education is an equal opportunity provider and employer and is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination in relation to race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, political affiliation, disability, genetic information and testing, and the Family and Medical Leave Act. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer or the government, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint or otherwise oppose discrimination.