Troup County School System
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NEWS and EVENTS

 


 

Mission:

The mission of the Troup County School System is to educate all students in a challenging and safe learning environment, so they will become productive citizens in a diverse and changing world.

 

 


 

 

College and Career Ready Performance Index_Explanation and Rationale

 

College and Career Ready Performance Index_2013-2014 Overview of Changes

 

2014-2015 Troup County School System Calendar

 

FAQ (Budget and School System Operations FY15)

 

 


 

 

Preparing students for the CRCT:

 

The Troup County School System will administer Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests (CRCT) to students in grades 3 through 8. Georgia’s CRCT tests are state-mandated achievement tests for students. The CRCT covers the content areas of reading, English/language arts, mathematics, science, and social studies. According to the Georgia Department of Education, the primary purpose of the CRCT is to provide a valid measure of the quality of educational services provided throughout the state. (Read more...)

Troup County Schools CRCT Schedule:

April 22- Reading
April 23- English/Language Arts
April 24- Mathematics
April 25- Make-up Day
April 28- Make-up Day
April 29- Science
May 30- Social Studies
May 1- Make-up Day
May 2- Make-up Day

 

 



PATTY LEE PRINCIPAL OF LONG CANE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL:
NEW ELEMENTARY CURRICULUM DIRECTOR EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2014

 

 

 

JOE FLOYD VETERAN TEACHER OF 13 YEARS AND A MIDDLE SCHOOL TEACHER IN DEKALB COUNTY:
NEW LONG CANE MIDDLE SCHOOL ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL
EFFECTIVE JULY 14, 2014

 

 

 

 


 

New Immunization Requirements Take Effect July 1, 2014
for 7th graders and New Entrants to GA Schools

 

According to the Georgia Department of Public Health, immunization requirements for children who will attend 7th grade in the fall have been revised to align with the current recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), the American Academy of Pediatrics (MP), and the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP). Beginning in the 2014-2015 school year, 7th grade students must have Tdap and meningococcal vaccine immunizations prior to entering school.


Department officials believe these new school requirements will lead to an increase in immunization coverage in Georgia and reduce disease. Data from the National Immunization Survey (NIS) ranked Georgia 39th in Tdap rates and 22nd in meningococcal rates. Implementation of the new requirements will increase vaccine coverage rates and protect Georgia’s children and families. The team is optimistic that the reduction in disease will result in a reduction of school absentee rates and thereby, improve student performance.


Effective July 1, 2014 children attending 7th grade in the fall who are born on or after January 1, 2002 must receive one dose of Tdap (tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccine and one dose of meningococcal conjugate vaccine before attending school. Children who are considered “new entrants” into a Georgia schools in grades 8th through 12th must also receive the vaccine immunizations.


"New entrant" is defined as any child entering any school in Georgia for the first time or entering after having been absent from a Georgia school for more than twelve months or one school year.


Immunization form 3231 now reflects the new requirements.


For more information about immunizations, parents/guardians should contact their family physician or District IV Health Services.

 

 


 

Parents of Troup County School System Students:

Click here to learn more about the new mass notification system to keep you informed on important district news and events.

 


 

 

 

 

 

To learn more about Troup County Schools, watch the video below:

 




Board Policy Descriptor Code: KBE
Information Campaigns

Anonymous Communications

The Superintendent, Board and other school personnel shall not respond to or answer any anonymous or fictitious correspondence, telephone calls or messages, email or other forms of communications regarding or taking issue with or involving Board operations or pending Board
actions, policies or budget matters. Such correspondence shall summarily be disregarded. Provided, however, any such anonymous correspondence reporting or alleging child abuse or purported illegal acts shall be reviewed for sufficiency and appropriate action, if any.


Troup County Schools

Date Adopted: December 12, 2013

 


 

Troup County Schools 2012-2013 Annual Report

 

Employee Benefits Portal
To learn more Click Here

 
STREET LISTINGS OF ZONES
   

 


 

Now’s the time… To Become a Partner in Education

The Partners in Education program is designed to bring business and community members together with the students and staff of the Troup County School System to enhance education, supplement workforce development, and build a community network that values and supports learning.
Join PIE and Make a Difference. Call 706-812-7900 or click on the links below to learn more.
PIE Brochure
Partners in Education

 
Georgia School Boards Association Legislative Positions for 2014
SEE ATTACHMENT

 


 

 

ATTENTION ATHLETES

 

District CRCT Scores Released

 

Local Retailers Support Box Tops For Education

 

Gifted Presentation 6th Grade

 

Gifted Presentation 7th - 8th Grade

 


The Callaway High School MultiPurpose Athletic Facility groundbreaking was held on the school's campus June 27th. Several community citizens, governmental officials, and school students and staff came out to support what will be a state of the art athletic facility.

Pictured Left to Right:
Sheila Rowe, Board of Education Chair
Coach Pete Wiggins, Callaway High Athletic Director
Dr. Cole Pugh, Superintendent
Scott Allen, 2WR
Lee Martin, 2WR
Ryan Traylor, Director of Maintenance

 

 

Troup County Schools Recognized for Energy Savings

 

 

 

State Legislators Contact Information

 

The AdvancED Team Will Recommend Troup County Schools Accreditation
Click here to read more

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TROUP COUNTY SCHOOLS TO CONSIDER PROGRAM PROPOSALS
FROM COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS

 

2013 System Quick View Sheet

RUMOR CONTROL

     Archived RUMOR CONTROL Information  

 

Troup County Schools
System Improvement Plan

 

 

 


 

                                             

 

Spot Light

 

"Spotlight on Education" is a television program featured on LGTV Channel 19 and YouTube designed to provide viewers an in-depth look at the important and exciting educational issues and activities taking place in the Troup County School System. A special "thank you" to the City of LaGrange for making this show possible. Click on the following YouTube link to view the most recent show. Click Here.

 
 
 
Troup Named One Of The Best
Troup County received the 100 Best Communities for Young People award three consecutive years!

 


 

 

Pre-pay for School Meals
Pre-Pay for School Meals at www.paypams.com

PayPAMS is the simple, safe and secure portal to pay for your child's meals.

PayPAMS will ensure that your money goes directly to the students account.

At PayPAMS, parents can set up Automatic Payment Plans, View Account Balances and History, Receive Automatic Notification on Balance Status and More!

There is no cost to register, browse the website and check account balances. However, a service fee of $1.95 will be charged per online transaction. The service fee covers the cost of maintaining the website. More information Click Here.

 

Pay PAMS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 
Nichelle Wimbush
Troup High School
2014-2015 Teacher of the Year
 
 
Jorine Silcox
Franklin Forest Elementary
2013-2014 Teacher of the Year
 

 

 

 

 

Troup County Named as One of the 100 Best Communities for Young People by the America's Promise Alliance!

100 Best Communites

 

 

 

 

TCSS Receives the 2012 Largest Business of the Year Award!

Chamber of Commerce

TCSS Program Earns Environmental Stewardship Award

 

Energy Education

 

 

SACS CASI logo

 

Vision for Public Education in Georgia