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No Cell Phones In Testing Area No Cells

This is a friendly reminder that as students begin completing Georgia Milestones testing, no electronic devices are allowed in the testing area. This includes; but is not limited to, cell phones, smartphones or watches, electronic recording devices, or any electronic device that provides playback or cameras.

If these items are brought into the testing environment, they will be collected and secured by the employees administering the test until testing is complete. 

Budget Email Questions - Week 1 Questions Answered

This past week, the TCSS Finance Department received three questions about the FY18 budget. The answers to these questions are contained within the below link. The budget email address is still open for additional questions. If you have an inquiry, please submit to them to budgetquestions@troup.org

Budget Email Questions - Week 1

03/15/2017: Troup County School System Opens Budget Email Address for Community Member Questions Budget Email Address for  Community Member Questions

Troup County School System (TCSS) is currently preparing Performance Based Budgets for FY2018. For the last few years, the community has given suggestions and asked relevant budget-related questions via email during this process.
 

Beginning now, community members can send budget inquires and suggestions to budgetquestions@troup.org to inquire about the TCSS FY2018 budget. Responses will be posted on troup.org within 5-7 business days.
 

The email address will remain open until Friday, April 14. 

Jack and the Wonder Beans Jack and the Wonder Beans
Cat in the Hat visits PreK Cat in the Hat visits Prek

Cat in the Hat visits PreK

Dernell Stenson Scholarship Application Now Available

For the 5th consecutive year, the Dernell Renauld Stenson Foundation is providing scholarship opportunities to high school seniors. In addition, for the 4th year in a row, the Foundation also announced it will provide STEM awards to elementary and middle school students.

To apply, students must return completed applications and proper documentation to the Foundation by March 31, 2017. Winners will notified by April 21, 2017. Email all completed applications to: Mrs. Marion Tate at contactusdrsf@gmail.com.

Elementary and Middle School Scholarship Information 

High School Scholarship Information

Scholarship Application

Tooth Fairy visit to WPE Tooth Fairy visits WPE
Real Men Read Real Men Read
Family Reading Night Family Reading Night
Excellent Behavior Excellent Behavior
100 days of School Celebration in Kindergarten WPE Kindergarten 100 days of school celebration


Kindergartners at West Point Elementary School are 100 days smarter! Students celebrated the day with numerous fun activities and wore t-shirts featuring 100 objects. Pictured wearing their 100 day shirts are (from left to right) Jaylah Buckner, Alaina Kent, Brynlee Trueblood and Liam Moosman

WPE PARENT SURVEY

WPE PARENTS:

You have always supported West Point Elementary. Please take just a few minutes and let us know what we are doing well and how we can improve. 

Just click on the link to complete the survey:

http://apps.gadoe.org/schoolclimate/parents.nsf/Survey.xsp

Informational Writing Informational Writing

To practice informational writing, kindergarten students at West Point Elementary School recently wrote the steps for making a peanut butter and jelly sandwich.  After completing their writing, they made (and ate!) their own sandwiches. Pictured are students from Mrs. Yvetta Abercrombie's class working on their assignment.

2nd grade Makerspace Creations 2nd graders Makerspace creations

Karlie Martin (left) and Erielle Griggs (right), students in Mrs. Hartley's second grade class at West Point Elementary School, recently teamed up to create a magical creature out of K'Nex building toys.The building toys are part of Makerspace, a movement that allows students to invent, imagine and create.

3rd grade using Makerspace 3rd grade using Makerspace

During their Media Center rotation, students in Mrs. Freeman's third grade class recently built circuits using Snap Circuits Extreme. The snap circuit kit is a part of of Makerspace, a collaborative work space where students learn, create and share. Students at West Point Elementary have been enjoying Makerspace activities this year thanks to a generous donation from the PTO. In addition to Snap Circuits, students can build with Legos and K-Nex, code with Bee-Bots, invent with Makey-Makey and create a variety of projects.

Broadcast Team

West Point Elementary School recently announced the members of the 2016-2017 Broadcast Team. Broadcast Team members deliver the school news daily. Students that were selected rotate positions, alternating between anchor, camera person, sound and video. Team members were chosen based on their application, responsibility, classroom behavior, attendance and punctuality.

 
Pictured: (front row, left to right) Aurriyiona Spence, Breanna Crawford, Alissa Andrews, Cam Freeman; (middle row, left to right) Will Davis, Catherine Smalley, Clair Carlton, Mary Joy Moosman, Caleb Stafford, Jada Harrison; (back row, left to right) Dinaja Heath, Kamara Scott, Davion Willimas, Joslyn Steele, Ashanti Smith.
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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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