Cross Creek Card Sale

Cross Creek Discount Card sales were once again a big success.  Cards have arrived and have been delivered for use at participating businesses.  Profits from the card sales are used for student awards and incentives, playground equipment, and to support students academically.  Students were eligible for leveled prizes based on card sales with the top four card-selling students winning grand prizes.  If you would like to purchase a Cross Creek card, please call 225-3900 for more information. 

Grand prize winners and their awards were first place Kristopher Wilhelm, who won an iPad mini; second place winner was Paige Parkerson, who won an iPad touch; Mac Mobley won a Kindle for third place, and Meredith Knight won a bike for fourth-place.  Congratulations to all of our winners.

Student Grand Prize winners (L-R):  Mac Mobley, Meredith Knight, Kristopher Wilhelm, and Paige Parkerson.

Parent Engagement Month

November is Parent Engagement Month!  Please click here to view a calendar that includes ways you can become more involved with your child's learning this month!

K-Kids and The Eliminate Project KKids

The Cross Creek K-Kids Club is leading the charge to end preventable childhood deaths from tetanus.  The K-Kids are joining up with UNICEF to raise donations for the Eliminate Project. Each K-Kid made a donation collection container for their classroom.  All students of Cross Creek are being asked to make donations for this worthy cause by putting donations in their classroom's container. The class with the most donations will win a pizza party!  ast year, Cross Creek was able to raise $1,065 for the Eliminate Project.  Mrs. Aracri, the K-Kids faculty advisor is hoping to raise even more this year. 

Thomas County Schools lands 2.7 million dollar grant to boost literacy skills

Last Friday, the Georgia Department of Education awarded the Thomas County School System a 2.7 million dollar grant to assist the district in implementing a comprehensive literacy plan for children in Thomas County from birth through eighth grade.

The Striving Reader competitive grant was awarded based on the quality of the proposal and the capacity of the system to implement the plan. Thomas County’s plan places a heavy focus on reading and writing in all content areas and on vocabulary development.

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