August 26, 2015

2014-2015 Attendance Winners

R.B. Wright Elementary has been named the school with the "highest percentage" of student attendance for the eleventh year in a row. R.B. Wright Elementary's 2014-2015 percentage of student attendance was 96.4%, surpassing the system average of 94.3%.

Colquitt County Achievement Center claimed the honor of the school with the "most improved" attendance, with an attendance rate that increased from 82.2% to 85.7%.




Pictured with Colquitt County Board of Education Chairman Trudie Hill are R.B. Wright Elementary School Principal Summer Hall and Colquitt County Achievement Center Principal Darius Dawson.
August 25, 2015Dr. Marni Kirkland Named Director


The Colquitt County Board of Education voted to approve the appointment of Dr. Marni Kirkland on August 24, 2015. Dr. Kirkland replaces Dr. Todd Cason, former Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum, Instruction, and Learning Services, who was appointed Superintendent of Valdosta City Schools at the end of July.  Click here for full press release.

August 26, 2015

Packers vs. Crisp County High School

September 4, 2015

Pre-game Supper hosted by Cox Elementary School. 
Menu will be pulled pork, baked beans, cole slaw, bread, and cinnamon roll. 
Pick up from 5:00-7:00 and dine-in from 5:30-7:30. 
Contact Cox Elementary for your pre-game supper tickets.

August 20, 2015

Colquitt County Wrestling
1st Annual Packer Scramble

On Friday, October 23rd (Fall break and no football game) the Colquitt County wrestling team will be hosting a four man scramble at Sunset County Club. All participants will enjoy a nice golf course, get a free t-shirt & a free dinner, and will have a chance to win some great prizes! We are looking to build one of the top wrestling programs in the state, and all proceeds go to fund the team's expenses.  

Click here for registration form.

August 14, 2015

Dr. Irma Townsend Named Human Resources Director

The Colquitt County Board of Education voted to approve the
appointment of Dr. Irma Townsend on July 27, 2015. Dr. Townsend replaces Dr. Fritzie Sheumaker who retired as of July 31, 2015. Dr. Townsend was present for new teacher orientation and employee convocation; however, she officially begins her new role August 17, 2015.

 

Click here for full press release


August 12, 2015

Packers vs. Plant High
August 28, 2015

Special Olympics Pre-Game Supper

Drive Thru: 5:00-7:00 P.M. or Dine In: 5:30-7:30 P.M.
Willie J Williams Middle School Cafeteria
Grilled Steak, Au gratin Potatoes, Mixed Veggies, Texas Toast, Cinnamon Rolls | $8.00
 
Tickets are available at Program for Exceptional Children.  Contact: Robbye Hodges  or Cheryl Nesbitt at 890-6192.

August 9, 2015

CCHS Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

August 10, 2015



Lions, Tigers, and Monkeys, Oh My!

Doerun Elementary faculty and staff began the 2015-2016 school year (pre-planning) on a safari. They started the day with breakfast sponsored by Southwest Georgia Bank and quickly warmed up with an elephant relay game before walking through a jungle of first year paperwork. Doerun PTO provided lunch for the staff once they completed their paperwork safari. As the new school year begins, the Doerun staff is excited about getting our students
WILD ABOUT LEARNING!


August 4, 2015

Colquitt County Migrant Education Program Teams with Fort Valley State University


Click here for more information.

August 3, 2015

Welcome to Colquitt County School System!


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July 16, 2015
Colquitt County Students Perform at Georgia School Boards Association's Summer Conference

 


Colquitt County Arts Center Show Choir, under the direction of Mrs. Beth Miller, performed at the Georgia School Boards Association's Summer Conference in Savannah, Georgia on June 12, 2015. Pictured front row, left to right, Sydney Scheuring, Taylor Thornton, Retta Mathis, Brandi Livingston, Julia Thornton, Leigh Hinson, Cheyenne Dahlgren.  Back row- Jacob Eubanks, DJ Baines, Morgan Kenney, Savonte Wilson, Kobe Kenney, Jonah Martin, Robert Elrod.  Sponsors that helped with the expense of the trip; Holman Supply, Weathers Law Firm, Bill McCalley, West Side Pharmacy, The Tax Shop, Herndon Law Firm,  Lyn Jones, Ponda McKinney, and parents of students.

 

June 19, 2015

Colquitt County School System’s Telephones and Technology to Upgrade

 

Starting June 30, 2015, Colquitt County Schools will begin using Voice Over Internet Protocol (VOIP) for all incoming and outgoing calls.  Upgrading to this system will enable the district to save money over time.  Colquitt County School System administrators are using this opportunity to cut unnecessary phone numbers and streamline calls.  After June 30th, the general public will be greeted with an automated message that will allow them to either speak to a receptionist by dialing 0 who can transfer calls to staff members in the building.  Since many of the previous phone numbers will be eliminated, the public is encouraged to dial the main line of each location as indicated below.  Incoming calls after hours or during holidays will have the option of leaving a voicemail for the site receptionist.  Click here for full press release.

June 2, 2015

Mrs. Summer Hall Named R.B. Wright Elementary Principal

The Colquitt County Board of Education voted to approve the appointment of Mrs. Summer Hall as the Principal of R.B. Wright Elementary School on May 28, 2015.  Mrs. Hall is replacing the late principal, Marc Bell.

 

Click here for full press release.

August 26, 2015

Packers vs. Crisp County High School

September 4, 2015

Pre-game Supper hosted by Cox Elementary School. 
Menu will be pulled pork, baked beans, cole slaw, bread, and cinnamon roll. 
Pick up from 5:00-7:00 and dine-in from 5:30-7:30. 
Contact Cox Elementary for your pre-game supper tickets.

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Local School Governance Team -  Special Called Meetings

School - Date | Time | Location
Colquitt County High School - June 12, 2015 |    | Colquitt County High School
Hamilton Elementary - June 18, 2015 | 8:00 pm | Colquitt County Board of Education
R.B. Wright Elementary - June 18, 2015 | 4:00pm | R.B. Wright Elementary
Norman Park Elementary - July 2, 2015 | 12:00 noon | Norman Park Elementary
Okapilco Elementary - July 6, 2015 | 6:00 pm | Okapilco Elementary
Williams Middle School - July 8, 2015 | 10:00 am | Williams Middle School
Doerun Elementary - July 8, 2015 | 12:30 pm | Doerun Elementary 
Stringfellow Elementary - July 9, 2015 | 11:00 am | Stringfellow Elementary
C.A.Gray Junior High - July 13, 2015 | 9:00 am | C.A.Gray Junior High
Funston Elementary - July 15, 2015 | 12:00 noon | Funston Elementary
Sunset Elementary - July 15, 2015 | 12:00 noon | Sunset Elementary
Cox Elementary - July 16, 2015 | 11:30 am | Cox Elementary
Odom Elementary - July 28, 2015 | 6:00 pm | Odom Elementary

 

Local School Governance Team Bylaws
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Accreditation Report

Community/System Profile - "A Closer Look"

Communications Plan

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 .

Historical Test Data

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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

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.

Find resources for families at Colquitt County Family Connection, and come find us on Facebook!
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Welcome to the Colquitt County Campus Portal!  Here you will find instant access to accurate, current and confidential information about your child(ren)'s school, attendance, grades, class
                           assignments and more!

Click here for instructions.

2015-2016 School Calendar (Approved 01/12/15)  


HB91 - Graduation Petition Process for CCHS Students - Governor Nathan Deal signed House Bill 91 into law on March 30, 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.  


Notice to Parents
Please click the link to read the system guidelines for
Testing Out to Receive High School Course Credit Using the End of Course (EOC) Tests

Georgia Milestone Assessment System Overview (Video)

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

Questions should be directed to an administrator at your child(ren)'s school.

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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.