March 5, 2015 Colquitt County High School FFA Plant Sale

Please come support your local FFA and Horticulture classes.  We have bedding plants, ferns, hanging baskets, vegetables, and herbs.  The students have worked very hard to get the plant sale ready. 

Wednesday, March 25th and Thursday, March 26th from 8am-5pm and Friday March 28th from 8am-12pm.  CCHS geenhouses are located behind CCHS near the practice field.  Follow the signs.  Please contact Adrienne Smith at asmith@colquitt.k12.ga.us or at 890-6140 with questions.   Click here for list of plants.


Also, Williams Middle School will also be holding their plant sale on Thursday, March 26th from 8-5pm.  Their greenhouses are located behind the gym in the parent pickup line.  Please contact Chad Bass at
cbass@colquitt.k12.ga.us or 890-6183 with questions.

March 20, 2015

Norman Park Elementary Hosts Family Literacy Night
Students at Norman Park Elementary School enjoyed a visit from Clifford the Big Red Dog at Family Literacy Fun Night on March 12. In addition to the visit from Clifford, students enjoyed playing a variety of literacy games with their families, trying out computer literacy games, and attending the book fair. Students who attended received a free book.

March 20, 2015

Zoodles of Fun

Students at Doerun Elementary School were treated to an exciting visit from the Zoodles Educational Program on Wednesday, March 11th. The program gave the students an up close and personal encounter with a skink, bearded dragon, parrot, boa constrictor, and baby wallaby. Students were given information about each animal and got a very close look as the keeper walked among the students during the program. After the program, students were allowed to purchase a picture with an animal.

March 20, 2015

The "Sparrow" Has Landed

 

The Medical Air Evac Helicopter and its flight crew recently visited Doerun Elementary School. The helicopter's name is Sparrow (it is actually painted on the bottom!). Students watched at the helicopter landed on the baseball field behind the school.

 

Following the landing, the medics, pilot and nurse spoke to the students about how they provide air ambulance services to people in need. Pictured are Doerun Elementary School's pre-k classes with the helicopter and crew.

 

March 13, 20152015 Southeastern Regional Speed Skating 

Colquitt County athletes from CCHS and CA Gray recently competed in the 2015 Southeastern Regional Speed Skating event held in Richmond, VA. Team members were: Sissy Cooley, Adaisia Collier, Johnny Chester and Deon Grant.


Sissy won gold in the 500M silver in the 333M and bronze in the 222M race. Johnny won bronze in the 500M, silver in the 222M and silver in the 333M race. Deon won 4th in the 222M race, silver in the 111M race and bronze in the 333M race. Adaisia won gold in the 25M straight race and the 55M half lap race. 

The team was coached by Tara Torbert and Local Coordinator PJ Jones.
 
 

March 13, 2015

CCHS Symphonic Band...
STRAIGHT SUPERIOR!

The Colquitt County High School Symphonic Band performed at the Georgia Band Master's Association Concert Evaluation on March 5th in Bainbridge, GA.  Select students from grades 10-12 spent the months of January and February in class preparing a rigorous concert program to perform in front of three judges at Bainbridge College. Students performed with commitment, energy, and passion and were rewarded with "straight superior" ratings from all the judges.
March 13, 2015

Career Fair - 2015

Colquitt County Schools - Teacher Recruitment

On-site meet/greet with principals.  Apply on-line before the Job Fair 
by clicking
Employment Opportunities.

When:  March 21, 2015 from 9:00 a.m-12:00 noon

Where:  Willie J. Williams Middle School - 950 4th Street SW; Moultrie, GA 31768 

Who: Dr. Fritzie Sheumaker, Personnel Director (
fsheumak@colquitt.k12.ga.us) 229-890-6226 or
James Harrell, Federal Programs Director (
jharrell@colquitt.k12.ga.us) 229-890-6230.

March 12, 2015

Georgia School Boards Association Appoints Hill to State Level Committee

 

Colquitt County Board of Education Chairman Mrs. Trudie Hill, a retired educator,
continues to give back to the community as she serves proudly on the Colquitt County Board of Education. Since beginning her service with the Colquitt County Board of Education in June of 2004, she has not shied away from giving of her time and talents locally and at the state level.
Click here for full press release.

March 11, 2015

School Board Appreciation Week
March 16-20, 2015

Governor Nathan Deal has issued a proclamation declaring March 16-20, 2015 School Board Appreciation Week in Georgia. In his proclamation, Governor Deal shared, “The men and women serving on school boards in communities across our state have demonstrated a strong commitment to quality public education by securing adequate resources, promoting academic standards, and fostering partnerships within the community.” Click for full press release.

March 10, 2015Colquitt County Students Participate in All-State Choir


A group of 13 Colquitt County students performed as part of the 2015 All-State Choir on Saturday, March 7, at the Athens Classic Center in Athens, Georgia. More than 10,000 students audition for the choir, but only 1,200 are selected. The 13 Colquitt County students were in the top 10 percent of those who auditioned. They include (back row from left) Lyman Hinson, Colquitt County High School; Tucker Prestridge, CCHS; Austin Hampton, CCHS; Caleb Nelson, CCHS; Kobe Kenney, C.A. Gray Junior High School; Jacob Eubanks, C.A. Gray Junior High School; (front row) Bekah Ward, CCHS; Courtney Terrell, CCHS; John Reid Jarvis, Willie J. Williams Middle School; Joshua Molden, C.A. Gray Junior High School; Stephanie Sheffield , CCHS; Jordan Forehand, CCHS; and Catalina Arnett, CCHS.

March 9, 2015Academic Decathlon Success!

The Colquitt County High School Academic Decathlon team competed in the 29th Annual PAGE Georgia Academic Decathlon State Competition at Berkmar High School on February 27-28. Team members are seniors Brianna Stone, Sean Passmore, Heather Globerman, Brooklyn Sheets, Daylen Brock and Henry Hagin; sophomores Dakoda Flowers, Jackson Autrey and Scott Passmore. The coach is Ms. Nicole Jackson. Students competed in ten topics such as literature, economics, art, math, and music and questions focused on this year's topic "New Alternatives in Energy: Ingenuity and Innovation." CCHS' team placed 8th out of 21 teams and won ten individual medals. Among those winning medals were Brianna Stone winning five medals: Bronze for Scholastic Language and Literature, Bronze for Scholastic Mathematics, Gold for Scholastic Economics, Bronze for Scholastic Arts, and Silver as Top Scholastic Decathlete; Henry Hagin winning two medals: Silver in Varsity Mathematics and Gold in Varsity Economics;  Heather Globerman winning Silver in Honors Speech and Gold in Honors Interview; and Brooklyn Sheets won Silver in Scholastic Economics. 
March 5, 2015

Action Pack Families Walking Club

The Action Pack Families Program recently began a Walking Club that takes place at the new Main Street Park. The goal of the program is to teach elementary school children about nutrition and physical activity and enable them to share what they learn at home to help develop healthy habits for the whole family. The program, developed and implemented by The University of Georgia in partnership with Cooperative Extension, began in five third grade classes in Colquitt County Schools in 2013. In the fall of 2014, an additional five third grade classes from the remaining five schools joined the program.  Click for more information.

Please "like" Action Pack Families – Colquitt County on Facebook to stay updated on all of the wonderful events.

 

March 5, 2015

Colquitt County High School Hosts Welding Competition
 (Click for more information) 

 
March 5, 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.  Kacey competee at the District competition in Bainbridge on Feb. 28th and placed 5th.  Congratulations Kacey!

March 3, 2015

Rami Visits Williams Middle School

 

The W.J. Williams Middle School Science Club welcomed a star celebrity, Rami, to their February meeting.  

Rami’s fame grew internationally once he was posted on the Colquitt County Humane Society website and Facebook page.  People from all around the world wanted to adopt this unusual mixed breed dog. Rami and his other animal friends taught the Science Club about how important it is to spay and neuter your pets.  Rami is now a therapy dog for the Moultrie Humane Society.  The WJWMS Science club volunteers time with the Moultrie Humane Society on a monthly basis.

February 24, 2015



Willie J. Williams Middle School Awarded Literacy Grant

Click for press release

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 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, Mrs. 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.

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

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 .

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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.

Find resources for families at Colquitt County Family Connection, and come find us on Facebook!
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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.


  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.