Academic Signing Day for She's D.O.P.E. Members @ THS Whitesville Road Mentoring Group Visits THINC Academy THINC Science Lab Students Dissect a Pig's Heart THINC Mechatronics Pathways Provide Hands-On Learning THS Soccer Team LHS Soccer Team Rosemont Elementary is a National Blue Ribbon School Harvard Summer Learning Team GNMS Volleyball Team CMS Students Take the Classroom to the River Rosemont Elementary Unites Against Bullying! THS Teachers Congratulate Kayla Yeargin, TCSS TOTY Smiling Faces Across Troup County School System! HCES Ready for the Symphony State Superintendent Visits TCSS WRES is Ready for GMAS! West Point Elem. Students Enjoy Makerspaces TCSS Awarded for Parental Involvement Callaway High  -  Cavs Cafe AWIM Challenge - Up the Ramp! Ethel W. Kight Students Proudly Show Their PBIS Bucks Presentation of Colors Franklin Forest Rigor/Relevance LHS Cheerleaders Callaway Elementary School Art Club Taking Care of our Students and Fans

District News & Announcements

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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04/25/2017: Callaway High Student Named 2017 Georgia Scholar Grace poses with Principal Jonathan Laney

Last week at the monthly meeting of the Board of Education, Troup County School System (TCSS) recognized over 50 seniors for various honors such as Valedictorian, Salutatorian, Star Student, and Distinguished Honor graduates. One student was recognized in several of these categories, and was also honored as a 2017 Georgia Scholar – Grace Summers.

A senior at Callaway High, she is planning to major in engineering when she heads to college. As drum major of the school’s marching band, she was also named the school’s Star Student and Valedictorian.

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04/20/2017: THINC Robotics Alliance Wins State Championships, Including First All-Female Team THINC Robotics SkillsUSA

Students in the Robotics Alliance at THINC College & Career Academy (THINC) recently won first place in four categories at the SkillsUSA Georgia State Championships in Atlanta, Georgia. With this win, they brought home a total of 12 gold medals. Now they will be going on to represent the state in the National Championships in June.

 

A highlight of the event in Atlanta were two THINC students, Savanna Scott and Grace Ingram. They are the first all-female team to win the SkillsUSA High School Mechatronics State Championship. In addition, they will be the first all-female team to compete in the Mechatronics National Championships. During the competition, the duo was required to design, build and troubleshoot various industrial systems, such as mechanical drive systems, electric motor control circuits, and programmable logic controller automated processes.


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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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4/19/17: Callaway Middle School Students Learn on the Lake CMS - Riverkeepers
The students in Mrs. Major and Mrs. Hanner's 6th grade classes attended a field trip at Highland Marina led by the Chattahoochee River Keepers. Students learned about the history of the lake, wildlife, pollution and uses of our water at West Point Lake. 

Shown here, students are  testing the PH level of the water.
04/18/17: She's D.O.P.E Honors Eight THS Seniors Who Received Over $2.8 Million in Scholarships She's D.O.P.E. Elite Eight

A group of eight young women showed just how dope they were in Troup High School’s media center last week as they announced their acceptance to various colleges across the U.S. All young ladies are seniors at Troup High School and are the first graduating class of the nonprofit organization, She’s D.O.P.E. (Determined Overachiever Public servant who Empowers women).

 

The seniors honored on this day, dubbed ‘The Elite 8’, were front and center as they shared their selected colleges with family and friends. Combined, these eight seniors have an average 3.8 GPA, over 1000 hours of community service, were accepted to 70 colleges, and were offered over $2.8M in institutional scholarships. 


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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

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.

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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