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The mission of the Troup County School System is to educate all students in a challenging and safe learning environment, so they will become productive citizens in a diverse and changing world.

05/06/15: TCSS Names 2015 Nurse of the Year

Today is National School Nurse's Day and Troup County School System has named their 2015 Nurse of the Year. Stepping into Ms. Loretta Allen’s office is like going to a family reunion. Everyone is smiling, laughing and sharing stories about their day. To the students that come in to see her, and the staff, she is a part of their family. Today, excitement immediately filled the room as they heard she was named the Nurse of the Year...

 

05/05/15: HANIL E-HWA Donates to Partners in Education and Schools

Last week, HANIL E-HWA Interior Systems Georgia Inc's HR Specialist, Martha Allred presented a check to the Partners in Education Board Members during their quarterly meeting. This $500 contribution was one of four checks given in support of the Troup County School System. In addition, each high school in the county received a $500 donation as well...

05/01/15: Bus Road-e-o Helps Drivers Showcase Skills

Recently, bus drivers got to show their stuff during the annual School Bus Road-e-o Competition. On Tuesday, close to 40 Troup County School System (TCSS) bus drivers gathered to compete on an intricate driving obstacle course. During the course, they were judged on proficiency, accuracy, attention to details and other elements that highlight their skill set.

 

During the event, driver after driver maneuvered through the 11-course trail as if they drove the same route every day. For them, the number one daily priority is safety and this competition gave them another platform to showcase their expertise and learn areas of improvement...

04/29/15: LaGrange High Senior Receives Coveted Gates Scholarship

Nashanthea Roland, senior at LaGrange High, is playing a new tune after hearing some great news. She found out just last week that she is one of the recipients of the Gates Millennium Scholarship. This notable scholarship provides up to $30,000 each year of college, including medical and graduate school. 

Former High School Students Can Now Petition for Their Diploma

House Bill 91 (HB91) was recently signed into law, retroactively eliminating the Georgia High School Graduation Test as a requirement for former high school students to receive their diploma. Any student not receiving a diploma solely for not passing any or all portions of the Georgia High School Graduation Test, Georgia High School Writing Test or Basic Skills Test may now be awarded a diploma if all other requirements were met. 
 

The Petition for Diploma Form is now available...(click story link for more information. 

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