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Thomas County Schools Summer Reading Challenge

The Thomas County School System wants students to READ this summer!  Did you know that students can have up to a 2-3 month loss in reading ability over the summer?  It's important for students to spend time sharpening their reading skills!

Each school has developed a summer reading challenge for students.  We would like for students to read for 15-30 minutes everyday this summer.  The guidelines and requirements vary by school.  Please click the links below for more information about each school's guidelines.  If you need more information, please talk to the media specialist at each school.  The guidelines are for the school the students will be attending in the 2015-2016 school year.

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Cick here for information about programs at the Thomas County Public Library this summer!


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Bishop Hall opens new doors for students

The new year brought many new things to students enrolled at Bishop Hall Charter School, namely a new school building on North Pinetree Boulevard.

Students arrived at the new school location Tuesday morning to have breakfast for the first time in the school’s new cafeteria. Students then moved to the recently renovated gymnasium next door for a brief assembly program before going out in front of the new building for the ceremonial raising of the first flags to fly over the new school.


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Bishop Hall Charter School receives $958,000 grant

THOMASVILLE — Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal awarded Bishop Hall Charter School a grant of $958,000 to implement a “blended learning” model for high-risk students.

 

The Thomas County School System was one of three systems in the state to receive the highly competitive technology implementation grant. Other grant recipients were Gwinnett County Public Schools and Fulton County Schools.


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Students accepted, 'blossom' at Bishop Hall

THOMASVILLE — Two bright-eyed, energetic, articulate students are not only excited about their new school, but what the institution has meant to their personal and academic development.

Aliya Larkins, a 12th grader at Bishop Hall Charter School, has done a complete about-face. “When I came here, I was the shy girl. ... I just blossomed,” explained Larkins, 18, who is anything buy shy today.


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New School Dedicated

THOMASVILLE — The new Bishop Hall Charter School, 220 N. Pine Tree Blvd., recently observed a dedication ceremony.

Bishop Hall Charter School is part of the Thomas County School System. From August 1999, until December of 2014, Bishop Hall was at 1819 E. Clay St.

The school is in its 16th year of providing a non-traditional educational environment for Thomas County School students.

 


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