School News & Announcements

02/22/2017: Rotary Club Luncheon Shines on the 2017 Troup County STAR Students and Teachers STAR Student Winner Seungiu Lee with Parents

Five students and teachers were honored during the 2017 Student Teacher Achievement Recognition (STAR) luncheon hosted by the Rotary Club. Before the event ended, Seungju (Jason) Lee from LaGrange High School was named Troup County STAR Student.

For the past 58 years, a top academic senior in each participating Georgia high school is named the STAR student for that high school. Created to focus public attention on Georgia’s outstanding students and teachers, this program showcases the academic achievement of students and a chosen educator who was instrumental in their development. 

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2/17/17: Dr. Pugh Visits Troup High with the Celebration Cart THS Collage Celebration Cart

On Friday, teachers at Troup High School were surprised when the Celebration Cart wheeled through the halls before the President's Day holiday. Dr. Cole Pugh, Supt. of TCSS, along with Cabinet members stopped by to recognize every school employee while giving them bags of snacks and drinks. 

This is one of the awesome ways TCSS shows appreciation to employees while saying, 'Thanks for all you do!'  

02/21/17: TCSS Announces Teacher of the Year Finalists! TOTY Finalists

Last week, TCSS Superintendent Dr. Cole Pugh surprised three teachers during the annual Teacher of the Year Surprise Patrol. During this time, the three Teacher of the Year (TOTY) finalists learned they made it to the next local round of competition.

The three division finalists are:

  • Michal Bush: 4th Grade English/Language Arts at Hollis Hand Elementary
  • Marie Curtis: 6th – 8th Exceptional Education at Callaway Middle School
  • Kayla Yeargin: 9th Accelerated Algebra at Troup High School 

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Summers named Star Student


Star Student Grace Summers & Star Teacher Adam Wamsley

Senior Grace Summers was recently recognized by the Rotary Club of LaGrange for being CHS Star Student. Grace was named Star Student for having the highest SAT score in the senior class.  She is pictured here with her Star Teacher, Band Director Adam Wamsley.  Mr Wamsley was selected Star Teacher by Grace for being the teacher who has most influenced her at Callaway High School.  

ROTC Cadets Present Colors

Cadets present colors

The Callaway High School AFJROTC Color Guard went to the Callaway Gardens Lodge and Spa to present the Colors at a Technical College System of Georgia event. Pictured left to right are Cadet Major Sam Toney, Cadet Capt Kaylee Barber, Cadet Master Sergeant Savannah Addison, and Cadet Colonel Noah Crider. Way to #becallaway, cadets!

Wilson wins at State

Ken Wilson places 3rd at state wrestling tournament

Recently, Junior Ken Wilson placed 3rd in his weight class in the AA State Traditional Wresling Tournament in Macon, GA.  Ken is pictured here (l-r) with Wrestling Coaches Jason Boatman, Joshua Ghobadpoor & Ryan Kiss. 

First Hall of Fame Inductees

Demetrius Smith inducted into CHS Hall of Fame

JoAnne Keith inducted into CHS Hall of Fame

On Saturday, February 4th, Callaway High School inducted the first members into our CHS Hall of Fame. Members inducted were Charles Stanfield (posthumous), Chuck Hunsicker (posthumous), Sonny Cummings (posthumous), JoAnne Keith & Demetrius Smith. Demetrius, a 2000 graduate of CHS, is pictured here receiving his Hall of Fame plaque from Principal Jonathan Laney.  Longtime school secretary JoAnne Keith is pictured here, but was unable to attend the ceremony. Callaway High School is grateful to all of our inductees for their contributions to our school & community. 


02/07/2017: Parent Workshop: ABLE Act and Guardianship in Georgia Parent Meeting

At the next Exceptional Education seminar, attendees will find out more information about guardianship and obtaining guardianship for a person with a disability. In addition, The Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) will be highlighted. The ABLE Act of Georgia allows families to save a limited amount of money for disability related expenses without impacting Medicaid or SSI. Come and learn how to set up an account.

When:  Monday, February 27, 2017
Time:  6:00pm*
Where:  New Community Church, 1200 South Davis Rd, LaGrange GA**
Presenter:  Kim Harris, Attorney at Law

*Childcare will be provided
*Walmart gift cards will be given to a lucky winner

02/06/17: Georgia Positive Athlete Scholarships and Awards Now Available

For the fourth consecutive year, Positive Athlete Georgia, an organization started by former UGA Football star and Super Bowl XL MVP Hines Ward, will be awarding $22,000 in college scholarships to Georgia high school student-athletes based more on their character than their athletic performance. Winning athletes have a chance to win up to $22,000 in college scholarships. Deadline is March 31.

Positive Athlete Nomination Form

College Scholarship Information


02/02/2017: Substitute Teacher Training Substitute Teacher Training

Any retired teacher who would like to become substitute teacher can now apply on-line until February 20. 

Substitute Workshop Date

March 1, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 1:30 pm 

Location: Administrative Services Center - Board Room

*Before leaving the workshop applicants will schedule a date for fingerprinting. A $45.00 money order is required for fingerprinting.


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New To Troup County? Find Out More About TCSS! Parents Reading with Kids

Troup County is a great place to work, live and raise a family. Our school system has a long-standing history of partnership within the community and learning within the walls of each school. If you are here to learn more of what Troup County School System (TCSS) has to offer for your family or employees, you've started in the right place! 

Here is a quick overview of our district highlights and Points of Pride. After reading through this short document, learn more about your new school system by clicking here 

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