March 3, 2015



Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss

In celebration of Dr. Seuss' birthday on March 2, the cat from the book "The Cat and the Hat" visited Mrs. Anna Johnson's Funston kindergarten class and read Dr. Seuss books (Deana Radcliff, para).  

Special thanks to Mrs. Diana Weger, Willie J. Williams media specialist, shown in character as
the Cat in the Hat!

February 26, 2015


PACKER POINT OF PRIDE

Colquitt County High School Named

an AP STEM School

(Click for press release.)

February 26, 2015


Parent Involvement at Stringfellow Elementary


Stringfellow Elementary Principal Dr. Tret Witherspoon congratulates Mr. Apoling Romulo the Parent of the Month for the month for January. He is the father of 4th grader Edwin Romulo-Sanchez.

Parents can be nominated for Parent of the Month by attending and participating in school events. They are given Parent Champ bucks for attending each event. These bucks are put into a drawing for Parent of the Month. The parent whose name is drawn receives a basket of goodies or a gift card. 

February 25, 2015


CCHS Students Hear the Life-Changing Effects of Drunk Driving
(click for press release)

February 24, 2015FFA Members Attend Discovery Conference

Members of the C. A. Gray 8th Grade FFA chapter attended the Georgia FFA Association’s Discovery Conference on January 23-24, 2015, at the Georgia FFA-FCCLA Center near Covington. The Discovery Conference is for middle school students and allows them to meet other members and get excited about the opportunities the FFA has to offer.

 

Those C. A. Gray  8th   FFA members attending the conference included: Victoria Barber, Alaina Taylor, Amber Murphy, Laura Oliver, Charlie Collins, Timothy Brinson, Kirk Beacham, Caleb Hall, Jorge Perez (standing) Mackenzie Blair, Garrett Griner, Parker Bullard, & Zach Watson.

 

February 24, 2015

Can You Spell W-I-N-N-E-R

Kacey Croft from Willie J. Williams Middle School is the 2015 Colquitt County Spelling Bee winner.  He will be compete at the District competition in Bainbridge on Feb. 28th.  Congratulations Kacey!

February 24, 2015



Willie J. Williams Middle School Awarded Literacy Grant

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February 23, 2015

 

Packer Point of Pride

Asa Ballard(C. A. Gray), Landen Cardin(CCHS), and Elijah
Massey(C. A. Gray) participated in the 2015 District Honor Band in Norman Park February 20th & 21st. Students spent 28 hours learning new music with the top middle and high school musicians in our district and performed a concert on Saturday as the culminating event.

February 13, 2015Passing of the Gavel


At the January regular meeting of the Colquitt County Board of Education, Chairman Trudie Hill presented Mrs. Patricia Anderson with a plaque recognizing her service as 2014 Board Chairman. 

In 2015, Ms. Trudie Hill will serve as chairman and Mrs. Mary Beth Watson vice-chairman.

 

February 12, 2015Packer Health Clinic

 

Four organizations have partnered to

improve access to medical care for

school children in Colquitt County. 

Click here for more information.

February 11, 2015


GO WEST YOUNG MAN!

Fourth grade students in Ms. Cheryl Lawson’s Social Studies class at R.B. Wright Elementary stand in a model of a 1800s style flat boat, one of the major modes of transportation of the era. The students are learning about Westward Expansion. Sacagawea (aka Ms. Lawson), explains in detail how settlers and explorers like Daniel Boone and the Corps of Discovery led by Lewis and Clark blazed trails through the territories west of the Appalachian Mountains to the Pacific Ocean.

February 6, 2015STAR Student and STAR Teacher Recognized

Allison Fagan is the 2015 PAGE STAR Student for Colquitt County High School.  Allison is the daughter of Dr. Tim and Mrs. Loretta Fagan.


The Moultrie Kiwanis Club annually sponsors the Moultrie STAR program.  At the weekly Kiwanis Club meeting on February 5th, Allison was recognized and given the opportunity to share in the distinction by naming a teacher that has been instrumental to her as her STAR teacher. Fagan chose Colquitt County High School math teacher Dana Cook.  Click for full press release.



Pictured left to right: CCHS Principal Stephanie Terrell, STAR teacher Dana Cook, STAR student Allison Fagan, and Kiwanis Youth Program Chair Mary Beth Watson.

February 6, 2015

State Diving Champion - What a Packer Point of Pride!

Parker Hardigree won the boys state 6A Diving Championship at Georgia Tech with a score of 521 points.  He won the event by 78 points over the 2nd place finisher.  Kelliann Howell took 3rd place in the girls state 6A Diving Championship, missing 2nd place by a tenth of a point.  Hardigree and Howell are both freshman at C.A. Gray Junior High.

February 5, 2015Doerun Elementary School Holds Career Fair

Doerun Elementary school students participated in Career Day on January 30, 2015. Representatives from several businesses including Ameris Bank, Colquitt County 4-H, Cynthia Justice (Dental Hygienist for Dr. Redding), Lorraine Cornelius (Home Business - Embroidery), Nina Price(cake decorating and baked goods), Colquitt County Fire Department, Doerun Family Medicine, Farm Bureau, Monsanto, Colquitt EMC, SGT. Kent with the Colquitt County Sheriffs' Department, and the Doerun Fire Department were on hand as the students rotated among stations to learn about these respective careers. The event was organized by Mrs. Tiffany Kennedy the guidance counselor at Doerun Elementary School. The students and teachers at Doerun Elementary School would like to thank everyone who participated.

February 5, 2015

Colquitt County Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl

The first annual Colquitt County Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl Elementary School competition was held in the media center at CCHS on Saturday, February 1st. Students were required to read sixteen books and answer questions about those books. Students from R.B. Wright and G.E.A.R. competed. R. B. Wright students placed first and will advance to the regional bowl in Valdosta on Saturday, February 7th. Students from the Book Hawgs, the high school reading team, helped organize and run the elementary bowl. The Book Hawgs also will compete in regional competition on February 7th.  Pictured left to right:  Wright team: Michael Wills, Ella Roberts, Hayden Roberts,  Ava McCranie, Evelyn Vasquez, Case Gregory, Meg Howell, and Justice Myrick. GEAR team: Madison Balland, Josie Kitchens, Bethany Smith, Lily Ren (front), Sarah Beth Glass (back), DaShawn Sheffield (front), Maggie Bishop (back).

February 5, 2015

Colquitt County Students Receive
Science Fair Awards

The 43RD Annual Regional Science Fair was recently held at Darton College.  Courtney Terrell was named Grand Champion and Victoria Barber was named Jr. Grand Champion. Katie Allegood,  Lyman Hinson, Miguel Rangel, and Courtney Terrell will all advance to the state competition.

Colquitt County was well represented with the following students receiving awards.

Grand Champion -Courtney Terrell
Jr. Grand Champion-Victoria Barber
American Meteorological Society-Cory Glow and Courtney Terrell
Asm Materials Education Foundation-Henry Hagin
Association For Women Geoscientists-Katie Allegood
Mars Chocolate North America, Food Technology Award-Cory Glow | Mu Alpha Theta-Courtney Terrell | National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration-Katie Allegood|Proctor And Gamble Science Excellence Award-Courtney Terrell | Sasco Chemical Group, Inc., Industrial Chemistry Award- Katie Allegood | Stochol, Junior Water Prize-Courtney Terrell | Technical Associates Of Georgia, Inc. Physics Award-Chasen Morgan|United States Air Force-Victoria Barber and Henry Hagin | United States Metric Association-Katie Allegood|United States Nay/United States Marine Corps-Miguel Rangel and Victoria Barber.

 

 

November 7, 2014

Congratulations, Mrs. Tugwell - Teacher of the Year!

G.E.A.R. Gifted Center teacher Monica Tugwell (center) named Colquitt County Schools' Teacher of the Year.  Doerun Elementary teacher Kati Stephan(left) and Colquitt County High School teacher Adrienne Smith(right) were named as finalists.

Click here for more information on all schools' Teachers of the Year.

Click here to view the Moultrie Observer coverage of the reception.

 
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Charter System Documents

Charter System Petition - Final (Revised 1/12/15)
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. 

Charter System Public Hearings

Overview of Charter System for Public Hearings

Colquitt County School System Seeks Charter System Status

 

Exhibit 10 - Annual Financial Audit

Exhibit 11 - Accreditation Report

Exhibit 12 - Strategic Plan

Exhibit 13 - Charter School Accountability Report

 

Accreditation Report

Communications Plan

Community/System Profile - "A Closer Look"

System Improvement Plan

Parents/Guardians:

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

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CCHS Construction Video Progress

To access on-going construction progress click the link below.  However, please read the instructions below before proceeding.

http://jcicontractors.com/

The video will be on the left-hand portion of the JCI-General Contractors web page. Click on the tab "Image Archives" then on "Job Site", then click on the play button.  If you want to enlarge the video to full screen click on the "Toggle Full Screen" icon in the icons at the top right of the screen.

This website will document the construction every 15 minutes of day during daylight hours.

Pre-Kindergarten Registration

2015-2016 Pre-K Registration|En Español

The Colquitt County School System is implementing changes to the 2015-2016 Pre-K Registration process. Pre-K Registration will be centrally located at the Colquitt County Board of Education Gymnasium. 

 

Registration for in-zone applicants will take place the week of March 2nd, starting at 6:30 a.m., with a designated day scheduled for each school. 

 

MONDAY, MARCH 2nd:  ......................................NORMAN PARK, STRINGFELLOW    

TUESDAY, MARCH 3rd:   .....................................SUNSET, DOERUN

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 4th:  ................................FUNSTON, RB WRIGHT       

THURSDAY, MARCH 5th:  ...................................COX, OKAPILCO           

FRIDAY, MARCH 6th:             .............................. ODOM, HAMILTON

 

“It is important that all parents/legal guardians review the registration schedule carefully prior to March 2nd because only

those zoned for the schools scheduled on each day will be eligible to submit their applications,” said Mrs. Lisa Strickland, Pre-K Director. 

 

On March 9th, out-of-zone and out-of-county applications will be accepted starting at 6:30 a.m. at the Colquitt County Board of Education – Gymnasium. 

 

Parents may visit any elementary school and pick up a Pre-K Registration packet prior to registration day to expedite the process on the official registration day. 

 

Beginning March 11th, anyone who missed the opportunity to register may go to the elementary school for which the student is zoned and complete an application. Applications will only be accepted by parents/legal guardians of students who will be 4 years old by September 1, 2015. 

 

CRCT Resources

CRCT Parent Brochure 2014 (Under “Helpful Resources”)
http://www.gadoe.org/Curriculum-Instruction-and-Assessment/Assessment/Pages/CRCT.aspx
 
CRCT Study Guides (Under “Helpful Resources” > “Student Guides”)
http://www.gadoe.org/Curriculum-Instruction-and-Assessment/Assessment/Pages/CRCT-Study-Guides.aspx

 

Revisions have been made to the CRCT Study Guides as a result of the transition to the Common Core Georgia Performance Standards (CCGPS) in the content areas of Reading, English Language Arts, and Mathematics.  

We hope that parents, students, and teachers find these items helpful.  If you experience difficultly in downloading the guides, right-click on the link and select “Save Target As”.  You can then save the guide(s) to your Desktop or another location of your choice.

Georgia Special Needs Scholarship

Georgia Special Need Scholarship Program

The Georgia Special Needs Scholarship (GSNS) Program is a parental choice program for special needs students attending Georgia public schools who are served under an Individualized Education Plan (IEP).

The following provides information regarding eligibility and the different choice options available under the GSNS Program for the
2013-2014 school year.

Georgia Special Needs Scholarship Letter:  English | Español

The GSNS web page:  http://www.gadoe.org/External-Affairs-and-Policy/Policy/Pages/Special-Needs-Scholarship-Program-Resources.aspx has all information regarding the program.

Parent Involvement

Parents,

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.

Parent Survey

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. 

https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/XWYGTGQ                                                                        

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. 

https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/XXWN8H3&l

Parents Right to Know

Section 504

School Quality and Improvement Survey

Survey links below.

 

Parents:

Parents (Spanish)  Los padres (En español):

Community:

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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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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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.


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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.