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TCMS MERIT Jimmy Carter Academic Bowl Competition


Thomas County Middle School 8th grade MERIT students participated in the Jimmy Carter Academic Bowl competition sponsored by the Jimmy Carter National Historic Site in Plains, Georgia on February 21st.  Students competed against eleven other teams where they answered various questions about Georgia history.  TCMS students placed 3rd in the competition out of twelve teams competing.  

Pictured below from left to right is Jack Cantrell, Kariana Colon, Alyssa Barlow, Karsyn Bush, Ethan Nicoll, Jenaya Coleman, John Adam Singleton, and seated is Mrs. Charla Floyd, eighth-grade MERIT Georgia History teacher.

The second picture was taken during a competition round and includes Kariana Colon,  Karsyn Bush, John Adam Singleton, and Ethan Nicoll from left to right.


Region Science Fair Winners Named at Regional Science Fair Competition

Thomas County Middle School students recently attended the Regional Science Fair held on February 16 at ABAC (Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College) in Tifton.  Thirty-three out of the thirty-seven projects entered into the competition placed at the regional level, and seven of those will move on to the Georgia Science and Engineering Fair (state competition) held at the University of Georgia on March 22-24, 2018 in Athens.  Click "Read more" below to read the entire article.

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FFA FFA Members Attend Discovery Conference

Members of the Thomas County Middle School FFA chapter attended the Georgia FFA Association’s Discovery Conference on January 26-27, 2018, at the Georgia FFA-FCCLA Camp in Covington. The Discovery Conference is for middle school students and allows them to meet other members and get excited about the opportunities that FFA has to offer.

At the conference, FFA members were challenged to expand their comfort zones, set goals, and realize the importance of agriculture in today’s world. The conference theme this year was, “Be Incredible: Unlocking Your Superpowers!” Members engaged in a personality test to determine their strengths and weaknesses, took part in an FFA quiz competition, and met with nearly 400 members from across the state of Georgia.

Members attending the conference (pictured left to right) included: Samantha Bustle, Samantha Johnson, Katie Sylvain, and Bryan Williams. 


FFA FFA Horse Evaluation Career Development Event

Thomas County Middle School FFA members recently competed in the FFA Horse Evaluation Career Development Event at the area and state level. The first round of competition was on January 9th, and students placed second, missing first place by just one point. This qualified the team for the state competition at Fort Valley State University, where they placed 8th overall.

Students had to evaluate two classes of horses based on conformation and two classes of performance in western pleasure and reining. In addition, they had to provide two sets of oral reasons from the classes and complete a knowledge exam over horse breeds and tack.

Students competing on this team pictured from left to right are Alicia Sholar, Cody Johnson, Gracelynn Lima, Taylor Stegall, and Ashley Brannen. Taylor was the highest scoring individual at the area level competition.

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TCMS Merit Math Counts

Six students recently competed in the MathCounts regional competition at Albany State University and placed 3rd. The students who competed on the team and received trophies were Grayson Jones, Logan Griffin, Charity Madison, and Savana Manning. Two students also competed as individuals: Brayden Vickers and Ra Shandria Lovett. Savana Manning was also in the top eight finishers.

Pictured below on the bottom row from left to right is Logan Griffin, Mrs. Miles, and Brayden Vickers.  On the back row from left to right is Charity Madison, Grayson Jones, Savana Manning, and Ra Shandria Lovett.

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TC Logo Fair Bear Writing Competition Winners Announced

Each year, Thomas County students in fourth, fifth, and sixth grade participate in the Georgia National Fair's Fair Bear Writing Competition.  Students compete at the school level, and first place winners from each grade compete at the state level.    

This year’s topic was “Fair Bear's Family Reunion” where students were asked to write a story describing Fair Bear's family traditions that he looks forward to each year, and new memories that he looks forward to making at the annual family reunion.  

Nathan Jarrett from fifth grade and Alana Musselwhite from sixth grade will compete at the state competition.  State-level winners will be announced on April 15, 2018.    Click "Read More" Below to see all winners.

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