TCSS Awarded for Parental Involvement CMS 8th grader Brandon Cruz placed 2nd out of 110 participants in the Optimist Club essay contest. Pictured with Brandan is 8th grade Language Arts teacher Tami Webb. Optimist Essay Participants Rock Stars CMS Play for Black History Month PBIS Student v Teacher basketball game PBIS No referral November
tablet winner.  Landon McNammara 8th Grade Georgia Studies Tour Volunteers  helping at the PBIS store. 2016-2017 CMS Cheerleaders Marie Curtis "Teacher of the Year" Callaway Middle School's Zikei Brooks appears on Food Network's "Chopped Junior" on November 8th at 8:00p.m. Championship Game Championship Game CMS Football Cheerleaders Thank a School Social Worker - March 6-12 Brandon Cruz 
CMS Optimist Essay winner Jimmy Askew "Teacher of the Year" CMS Ambassadors CMS Students Take the Classroom to the River CMS Chorus Concert

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Parents of Early Learners Can Receive Literacy Tips Via Text

Thanks to a collaboration between the Georgia Department of Education and Stanford University, Georgia parents of pre-kindergarteners and kindergarteners have access to a FREE texting program to help prepare 3-, 4- and 5-year-olds for kindergarten.

Ready4K GA provides tips, facts, resources, and regular reminders about how parents can excel in their role as their child’s first and most important teacher by maximizing existing family routines in fun and easy ways. Research shows that these types of texts increase parent involvement at home and school while leading to significant child learning gains.

Access the Ready4K Ga Link Here

04/26/2017: Stop Arm Cameras Added to TCSS School Buses Representatives from Troup County School System, Georgia State Patrol, and the Sherriff’s Office collaborate on the Gatekeeper Systems, Inc. camera system.

On Friday, representatives from the Sheriff’s Office, Georgia State Patrol, and Troup County School System (TCSS) Transportation department gathered at the bus shop to showcase new security cameras designed to protect students as they enter and exit school buses.

Thanks to Gatekeeper Systems, Inc., and the partnership between local law enforcement and TCSS, cameras were installed free of charge. Currently, 10 school buses are outfitted with the new security cameras.

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04/19/2017: Six Troup County Educators Headed to Harvard for Project Zero Classroom Experience Harvard Group

Six Troup County School System (TCSS) teachers were excited to learn they were selected to attend the Harvard Graduate School of Education this summer. On July 19, they will spend one week immersed in the Project Zero Classroom experience on the notable campus.

 

For the second year in a row, The Community Foundation of Troup County, an affiliate organization of the Community Foundation of the Chattahoochee Valley, Inc. (CFCV) helped spur funding to send Troup County educators for this significant professional learning opportunity. Other community organizations joined the effort as well: 


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Celebrating Military Children in April

April is Month of the Military Child

This awareness month was established to underscore the important role children play in the Armed Forces community.

04/12/17: Exceptional Education Public School Choice Options

As the parent/guardian of a student who receives exceptional education services in the Troup County School System, we wanted to inform you about your options regarding public and private school choice. Under the state law passed by the Georgia State Legislature in 2007, parents/guardians of students who receive exceptional education service may choose to transfer their child to another public school or private school in Georgia.  

Letter to Parents

Callaway Middle Teen Center CMS Teen Center
Georgia Milestones Assessment System Practice Site

Georgia Milestones Assessment System Practice Site

http://www.gaexperienceonline.com

No cell phones in testing area:

http://www.troup.org/News/12454#sthash.a4rHnwmT.dpbs 

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