SCHOOL NEWS

Students Participate in Georgia Student Media Festival

Students from Mrs. Vicki Warren and Mrs. Kathy Swearingen’s 2nd grade classes participated in the Georgia Student Media Festival.  Project were sent off to the state level for judging.  Both projects were recognized for Outstanding Media Production with high scores for Merit.

Students pictured from Mrs. Warren’s class are (L-R) Blade Trawick, Drew Jones, Laylen Hines, Katelyn Bradshaw and Sophia Stewart.

Students pictured from Mrs. Swearingen’s class are (L-R) Makenzie Smith, Elizabeth Ralston, Jazmine Burgess and Logan Webb.


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 link 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 2016-2017 school year.

Guidelines for all schools

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


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Students Participate in SWRESA Media Festival

Classes recently presented technology projects in Camilla at the SWRESA Student Media Festival. Congratulations to Mrs. Marnee Stone's class for placing 1st in the K-2 group with their project: Oil Spills are Bad for the Environment.


Book Winners Announced

Each year classes at Garrison-Pilcher take their turn at being authors and illustrators.  There were so many wonderful books that our guest judges had a difficult time choosing just one class to be recognized from each grade. The classes earning 1st place honors and Honorable Mention were treated to an Author's Tea to celebrate their great work. 

 


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Teacher of the Year!

Erin Hall, shown with Principal, Sharonda O’Neal, is Garrison-Pilcher’s Teacher of the Year.


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