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01/14/19: Corrine Hodges Wishes Best for TCSS and THINC After Taking Helm at Women's Business Center Corrine and Kathy - THINC

As the head of the public relations department for KMMG, Corrine Hodges was also a familiar face in Troup County School System (TCSS) and especially at THINC College & Career Academy (THINC) where her advocacy for education extended as the Board Chair of THINC. Last month, she accepted the position of CEO for the Association of Women’s Business Centers in Washington, D.C. Her last gavel drop as THINC Board Chair was in late December, and she took a moment to share, via email, her hopes for the future of TCSS and THINC.

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PreK and Kindergarten Registration Dates

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Warm Wishes from Berta Supporters!

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Students in Mrs. Lynn Hadden's first grade class at Berta Weathersbee Elementary School recently received a warm surprise. Mrs. Carol Truitt, Mrs. Carolyn Jones, and Mrs. Frankie Hadden, all of Lakeview Baptist Church, hand-tied blankets in the school colors of blue and yellow to give to the students as Christmas gifts. Pictured are Berta principal, Willie Cooks, with Mrs. Jones, Mrs. Hadden and the students. 

Upcoming Events.December 20

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Special Lunch

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Members of the Girls in Pearls and Boys to Men mentoring groups at Berta Weathersbee Elementary School recently enjoyed a special lunch at Venuccis in downtown LaGrange. The students recently completed lessons on fine dining etiquette and proper introductions and practiced their new skills by dining in a real world setting. 

Santa Visit

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Ho! Ho! Ho! Students at Berta Weathersbee Elementary School were in for a treat recently when Santa Claus came to visit! After listening to a story and singing some Christmas songs, students got to ask Santa Claus questions and get their picture made with him. 

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Gingerbread Jamboree

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Students, families and staff recently enjoyed a Family Reading Night and Holiday Program at Berta Weathersbee Elementary School. After enjoying a holiday performance from the fourth graders, families participated in a variety of reading activities including BINGO for Books and Family Reading Time. Additionally attendees were treated to a visit and a free book from the Jungle Bus.

Santa Shop

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The Santa Shop at Berta Weathersbee Elementary School is open and ready for business! At the Santa Shop, students have the opportunity to purchase presents ranging anywhere from 25 cents to $8 for their family and friends. A few of the students have even made purchases for themselves! Proceeds from the fundraiser go to support the PTO. 

Upcoming Events.December 7

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Gingerbread Fun!

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Students in Mrs. Porter's first grade class have recently learned all about gingerbread. They wrapped up the week-long unit by going on a gingerbread hunt, eating gingerbread cookies and then making their own gingerbread man ornaments out of cinnamon, applesauce and glue.

Holiday Program & Family Reading Night

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Media Center Statistics for November

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CCRPI Block Party

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Students, faculty, staff and family members at Berta Weathersbee recently celebrated their huge gains on CCRPI (College and Career Ready Performance Index) with a school-wide block party. In addition to performances by both the cheerleaders and step team, a variety of speakers, including past teachers, congratulated the students on their progress. In one year, Berta's climate rating went from two to four stars and the CCRPI score went up 17 points. 

Upcoming Events.November 16

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Stone Soup

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Students in Mrs. Porter's first grade class recently enjoyed a special literary treat. After reading Stone Soup by Marcia Brown, the first graders made and ate their own stone soup using magical colored stones.

Upcoming Events.November 12

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Foot Measurement

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As part of their measurement unit, first graders in Mrs. Porter's class at Berta Weathersbee Elementary School read the book How Big is a Foot by Rolf Myller. They then used cut outs of their feet to measure things in the classroom.

Upcoming Events.November 2

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Fall STEM

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First grade students in Mrs. Hadden's class at Berta Weathersbee Elementary School recently celebrated the fall season with several STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) activities. After estimating, weighing, and measuring pumpkins, students submerged them in water to see if they would float. Additionally they stacked black and orange cups to see who could build the tallest tower and created bat wing hats.

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