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03/23/18: LIFT Program Accepting Applications Until April 9th LIFT

The LIFT (LaGrange Industrial Fellowship for Teachers) is now accepting applications for a paid business externship that will take place June 4-8. Each of the externships will provide real-world business experience through local companies that partner with the LIFT program. Chosen applicants will learn about Troup County's workforce projections, post-secondary options, and local businesses. To apply, submit your applications by Monday, April 9th. 

Teacher Externship Application

Teacher Externship Flyer

Math and Science Night

Students, family and staff at Berta Weathersbee Elementary School recently enjoyed a Math and Science Game Night. The fun-filled evening kicked off with a performance from Doc Atoms who treated audience members to live, interactive and fun science experiments. Afterward attendees visited a variety of math and science stations including a Pi (Cake) Walk, a STEM focused tower building contest, a Math Shoot-Out, a Science Family Feud and more. Additionally Oxbow Meadows Animals added a "wild" flair to the event with their live-animal program featuring reptiles and amphibians. Click here to see the complete Math and Science Night Album.


03/22/18: Budget Questions Answered

Each year when TCSS opens the budget email address for employee and community feedback, we post the responses here. Please see the attached list of questions and responses dated Thursday, March 22nd. The budget email address will remain open until Friday, April 13th. 

Budget Questions Answered - 3/22 

GMAS Practice Test


Title I Parent Survey

Title I Parent Survey! Please use the QR Reader on your phone or tablet to scan the code and complete our Title I Parent Survey. Your response makes a difference. If you do not have a QR Reader you can access the survey at


03/16/18: Budget Email Address Open

Troup County School System (TCSS) is currently preparing Performance Based Budgets for FY2019. 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 to inquire about the TCSS FY2019 budget. Responses will be posted on within 5-7 business days.

The email address will remain open until Friday, April 13th.

Dernell Stenson Scholarship Applications Now Available

For the sixth consecutive year, the Dernell Renauld Stenson Foundation is providing scholarship opportunities to high school seniors. In addition, for the fifth 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 April 30, 2018. Email all completed applications to: Mrs. Marion Tate at

Elementary and Middle School STEM Achievers Information

High School Scholarship Information

Scholarship Application - 2018

Parental Consent Form

Black History Program


The red carpet was recently rolled out at Berta Weathersbee Elementary School! In honor of Black History Month, students, families, and staff were treated to a star-studded extravaganza, "The Black History Awards: A Red Carpet Affair." In addition to performances from the Berta Cheerleaders, Berta Steppers and Berta Dance Team, attendees were treated to performances from students portraying a wide variety of famous African Americans. Pictured are students portraying Micheal Jackson and George Washington Carver.


Million Minute Reading Challenge Million Minutes


Can we do it? Together, we can! We have recently been challenged to read 1,00,000 minutes by the end of the school year. The Million Minute Reading Challenge helps promote a love of reading while increasing reading stamina in students. Students will be rewarded for minutes logged with prizes and special events. Keep up the good work Berta Readers!

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