• School Closings/Delays:

    Dear Troup County School System Community, 

    Governor Brian Kemp just issued an Executive Order mandating all schools in Georgia will remain closed for in-person instruction for the remainder of the school year. This includes TCSS.
     

    Please note that current grade calculations will be based upon student mastery of material covered through March 12, 2020 which was the end of the third nine weeks grading period. Student learning will continue after our scheduled Spring Break. We don’t want our kids to lose the valuable knowledge and skills they have gained this school year. Teachers will be contacting their students and working with them to ensure additional opportunities are available for students to demonstrate mastery of previously covered material. More details will be available the week of April 13th.
     

    At this time, we do not have any further updates. We know there are academic milestones and other events that our students and families were looking forward to this year. As updates are available, we will share them. 
     

    Over the past several weeks, our commitment to the students and the families of TCSS has been paramount. We will continue this commitment through the closure. Together, we will all get through this.


    Thank you,
    TCSS

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School Social Workers

What We Do, Who We Are

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School Social Workers are the link between home, school, and community. School Social Workers promote and support student academic and social success by providing specialized services that include:

Individual and group counseling

Parent education and training

Support groups

Professional case management

Crisis prevention and intervention

Resource connection

Advocacy for students, parents and the school system

Collaboration with community agencies and other

pupil services

 

Students

 

 

School Social Workers Help Students:

Increase academic success

Improve interpersonal relationships

Cope with crisis situations

Develop self-discipline

Develop problem-solving skills

Resolve conflicts without violence

Improve attendance

Build self-esteem

Remain in school and graduate

Develop and refine social skills

Cope with stress

 

 

Parents

 

 

School Social Workers support parents and families to:

 

 

Participate more fully in their children's education

 

Identify and meet their children's social and emotional needs

Use school and community resources more effectively   

 

Contact Us: 

Maggie Brown

LaGrange High School

Gardner Newman Middle School

The Hope Academy

Email: brownmd@troup.org

Phone: 706-883-1590 ext. 1357

JoAnn Simpson

Troup High School

Long Cane Middle School

The Hope Academy             

Email: simpsonjf@troup.org

Phone: 706-812-7957 ext. 4758

Tara Truitt

Callaway High School

Callaway Middle School

The Hope Academy

Email: truitttd@troup.org

Phone: 706-845-2070 ext. 5612

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