Worth County Elementary School News

Media Center Mural - panoramic New Mural at WCES!

Because of an anonymous donation, WCES was able to have local artist, Allison Kilcrease, paint this beautiful mural of popular book characters and other fun animals and quotes in the media center's story pit. Thank you, Allison, for bringing the library to life with this colorful mural. WCES would also like to thank the person or people who made this donation to our school to make all of this possible!

 

To see more photos, visit:  http://www.worthschools.net/3/Gallery/646

Georgia Department of Public Health Georgia Department of Public Health Letter: Influenza in Schools

It is currently influenza (‘flu”) season and Georgia and the United States are experiencing very high influenza activity. Influenza can cause mild to severe illness, and at times can lead to death. To ensure the safety and health of students, parents, and faculty, the Georgia Department of Public Health encourages schools to know the signs and symptoms of influenza and the necessary steps to reduce the spread of illness.

Best Friends Humane Society Puppy Love Food Drive WCES Puppy Love Food Drive

WCES is hosting a "Puppy Love Food Drive".  We will be accepting dog food and cat food as well as Dawn dish detergent, paper towels, blankets, and toys. Donations can be sent anytime until February 28th. All donations will be given to Best Friends Humane Society.

WCES Student purchases bicycle with RAM Bucks WCES Students use RAM Bucks to purchase items from the WCES RAM Bucks Store

Congratulations to this WCES student for working hard and saving up her Ram Bucks to purchase herself a brand new bicycle out of our Ram Buck Store! WCES students can earn Ram Bucks for positive behavior, good grades, Honor Roll, Perfect Attendance, leveling up on our web-based instructional programs, etc.

 

worth mini cheer camp Mini Cheer Camp for Grades K-8th

Worth County Middle School Spirit Cheerleaders to host a Mini Cheer Camp for students in grades K-8th. The camp will be held March 10, 2018, from 9am until 3pm at the WCMS gymnasium.  Sign-up by March 2nd to receive a t-shirt.

FY 19 Parent Needs Assessment Survey

Please click below to complete the Parent Needs Assessment Survey.  Your input is appreciated.  Survey ends February 2, 2018.

Shae Langley, WCSD TOTY Congratulations Mrs. Shae Langley, 2018-2019 Worth County School District Teacher of the Year

At the monthly meeting, each school's Teacher of the Year was recognized and the WCSD Teacher of the Year was announced.  Congratulations Mrs. Langley from Worth County Primary School!

“You’re never too old, too wacky, too wild, to pick up a book and read with a child.” March is Read Across Georgia Month

Read Across America Day is celebrated annually on March 2nd.  Georgia's First Lady, Sandra Deal proclaims March as "Read Across Georgia" month.  Read Across Georgia Month Kick-Off is scheduled for March 5, 2018, at the Georgia State Capitol.  Gov. Nathan Deal, first lady Sandra Deal, and other special guests will celebrate Get Georgia Reading Day and kick off Read Across Georgia Month, which supports the shared expectation that all children in Georgia will be on a pathway to third-grade reading proficiency by 2020.

New Masters end of 2nd Nne Weeks New Masters of Multiplication at WCES

Congratulations to these 60+ students who met the requirements of being Masters of Multiplication for the first time this year! Third grade students had 3 minutes to complete 60 problems (1's - 10's) and 4th and 5th grade students had 5 minutes to complete 100 problems (1's - 12's). These students pictured completed the test with 90% accuracy and earned 25 Ram Bucks and will be placed in the WCES Masters of Multiplication Hall of Fame!  These students join 214 more students who also met the requirements for Masters of Multiplication this testing time.  They received 10 Ram Bucks for their achievement.  Way to go, WCES Masters of Multiplication!  WCES is proud of you!

WCSS 18-19 Calendar 2018-2019 WCSS Calendar

The Board of Education approved the 2018-2019 District Calendar at the December 14th BOE Meeting.  

Masters of Multiplication New Masters of Multiplication at WCES

Congratulations to these 80 students who met the requirements of being Masters of Multiplication for the first time this year! Third grade students had 3 minutes to complete 60 problems (1's - 10's) and 4th and 5th grade students had 5 minutes to complete 100 problems (1's - 12's). These students pictured completed the test with 90% accuracy and earned 25 Ram Bucks and will be placed in the WCES Masters of Multiplication Hall of Fame!  These students join 151 more students who also met the requirements for Masters of Multiplication for the second time this year.  They received 10 Ram Bucks for their achievement.  The next test will be December .  Way to go, WCES Masters of Multiplication!  WCES is proud of you!

 

 

Food Drive WCES Participates in Toy and Food Drive

To help meet the needs of our WCES families, the faculty and staff at Worth County Elementary School will be conducting a toy drive and a food drive.

2017 Worth County Schools CCRPI Worth County Schools Excel on CCRPI

The 2017 College and Career Readiness Performance Index (CCRPI) was recently released by the Georgia Department of Education and Worth County Schools showed they are among the best in Southwest Georgia.

 

Notice Notice of Procedure Change: Access to Video Surveillance Evidence

Effective immediately, Worth County Schools will only allow access to video surveillance evidence to school principals and district-level administrators to resolve discipline issues or other behavior issues occurring in our school and on our school buses.

Turkey Turkeys in Disguise

Third grade students in Ms. Newton, Mrs. Bennett, Mrs. Dunn, and Mrs. Willis's homerooms recently participated in the Disguise a Turkey project.  Students were given a copy of a turkey and were to use items found around their homes to dress up the turkey so that he or she would be in disguise and wouldn't be found.  Students did a great job!  To see pictures of these wonderful creations, please click on the following link:  http://www.worthschools.net/3/Gallery/552

Veterans Day 2017 Veterans Day 2017

Thank you to everyone who donated items for our Veterans Day bags. WCES assembled over 50 bags to be donated to veterans at Pruitt Healthcare in Sylvester and to the VA hospital in Dublin, GA. As always, thank you for your support at WCES!

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WCSD Veterans Thank You Veterans!

Veterans Day is a time to celebrate soldiers who have served in the armed forces at any time, during peace or war. Worth County School District is especially grateful for the brave men and women who have served in the US Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force, and the Coast Guard that are currently on staff.

 

MOM End of 1st Nine Weeks New Masters of Multiplication at WCES

Congratulations to these 48 students who met the requirements of being Masters of Multiplication for the first time this year! Third grade students had 3 minutes to complete 60 problems (1's - 10's) and 4th and 5th grade students had 5 minutes to complete 100 problems (1's - 12's). These students pictured completed the test with 90% accuracy and earned 25 Ram Bucks and will be placed in the WCES Masters of Multiplication Hall of Fame!  These students join 115 more students who also met the requirements for Masters of Multiplication for the second time this year.  They received 10 Ram Bucks for their achievement.  The next test will be November 15th.  Way to go, WCES Masters of Multiplication!  WCES is proud of you!

K. Barney WCES 5th Grader Receives a Letter from President Trump

Recently, WCES 5th grader, Kyla Barney, wrote a letter to President Donald Trump in class during a writing center. She asked her teacher, Mrs. April Rogers, if she could mail it, so they looked up the White House's address and did just that.  To everyone's surprise, she received a letter from the President Trump.  Kyla and her teacher were very excited to receive this letter.  Great job, Kyla!

fundraiser Fall Fundraiser Top Sellers

Congratulations to these students for being the top 3 sellers for our fall fundraiser!

1st Place:  Sher'Miah Donaldson

2nd Place:  Karson Odom

3rd Place:  Joseph Morris

Thank you to all who made this fundraiser a huge success!  

Lady Rams Sendoff Worth County Schools Faculty and Students Send-Off Lady Rams Softball Team

Worth County Schools faculty and students gathered to send-off the Varsity Lady Rams softball team.

WCSD Teachers of the Year Worth County Schools Announce Teachers of the Year 2017-2018

Congratulations to our newly selected Teachers of the Year (TOTY) 2017-18!

FFA WCSD Students Compete In State Goat and Lamb Show

Worth County FFA and 4-H Livestock Exhibitors traveled to Perry Ga. to compete in The Georgia 4-H and FFA State Market Goat and Lamb Show.

National School Lunch Week 2017 Worth County Schools Celebrate National School Lunch Week 2017

October 9 - 13, 2017 is National School Lunch Week (NSLW).  The #NSLW17 theme is "School Lunch:  Recipes for Success."  

 

Group Picture WCES Homecoming Week 2017 - 70's Day

Students and staff members at WCES celebrated HOCO week with 70's Day.  

 

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Mrs. Graddy WCES Celebrates Perfect Attendance for Staff Members

Congratulations to Mrs. Gloria Graddy for winning a $100 Amazon gift card for having perfect attendance for the month of September.  All staff members who had perfect attendance were entered into a drawing.  

hoco 2017 Homecoming Week at WCES!

WCES will celebrate Homecoming Week 2017 October 2nd - 6th. Use the hashtag:  #WCHOCO17 for all social media posts. 

 

 

MOM 1st Mid WCES Masters of Multiplication - Midterm

Congratulations to these 100+ students who met the requirements of being Masters of Multiplication! Third grade students had 3 minutes to complete 60 problems (1's - 10's) and 4th and 5th grade students had 5 minutes to complete 100 problems (1's - 12's). These students pictured completed the test with 90% accuracy and earned 25 Ram Bucks and will be placed in the WCES Masters of Multiplication Hall of Fame! The next test will be at the end of the nine weeks, so keep working hard!

flu shot Flu Shots at WCES!

The Worth County Health Department will be coming to Worth County Elementary School this year on September 19, 2017 to offer the flu vaccine. They will offer one type of vaccine, Inactivated Injectable Influenza Virus Vaccine, which is given as a shot. Consent forms will be sent home this week. Please make sure to completely fill out the form. Participation of the vaccine through this program is voluntary. Please contact Nurse Leaynn Roberts or your health provider with any questions! Completed forms are due by September 12, 2017. No forms will be accepted after this date.

Georgia Peanut Festival Tshirt Theme Winner, Emma G Watson Georgia Peanut Festival T-shirt Theme Contest Winner

Congratulations to WCES 5th Grader, Emma Grace Watson for winning the 2017 Georgia Peanut Festival t-shirt theme contest! Her artwork will be featured on this year's Georgia Peanut Festival t-shirts. Purchase your t-shirt in hot pink, lime green, or light blue for $15 at the Sylvester-Worth Chamber of Commerce. #RAMPRIDE

Character Education - Respect for the Environment Character Ed. Rocks at WCES!!

Character Rocks at W.C.E.S.!!

As a part of the Worth County Elementary School Character Education program, students now have the opportunity to participate in our Character Rocks at W.C.E.S. program. Each week, a new character trait is announced during morning announcements. Starting Monday, August 21, 2017, three student Character Rocks will be hidden throughout the Worth County Elementary School campus. A student who finds a rock will report to the school counselor to claim a prize and have their picture taken.

The character education word of the week is: Respect for the Environment which means the conservation and care of your surroundings.

Congratulations to the following people who found the Character Ed. Rock for this week, August 21st - 25th:

Teacher: Mrs. Sara Terry

Students: Tukker Lee found The Lorax on the 3rd grade hall.

Davontae McGuire found the Earth on the 4th grade hall.

Denyriah Jackson found the Eclipse on the 5th grade hall.

Congratulations to you all and good luck to everyone next week!

popcorn WCES Fall Fundraiser

It's that time of year! Our annual Fall PTO Fundraiser starts today and runs through September 11th. Once again this year students will be selling resealable bags of popcorn as well an assortment of candy and other delicious snacks. Students will bring home their brochure and other information about the fundraiser today. All money earned goes right back to the students of WCES by funding our family fun events, purchasing student incentives, student technology, etc. Thank you in advance for your continued support of WCES!!!

Health Hope Recovery Health.Hope.Recovery - Georgia Recovery Project

Following the storms and tornadoes that wrecked parts of our county, some individuals may be experiencing signs of disaster-related symptoms.

2017-2018 School Calendar 2017-2018 School Calendar

Please find a copy of the board approved 2017-2018 School Calendar at the following link: 

Infinite Campus Infinite Campus Parent Portal

Infinite Campus is our district-wide student information system.  The Infinite Campus Parent Portal provides parents with a fast and convenient way to check student grades, schedules, attendance, and other information.  

Attendance Calculating A Student Tardy/Absence
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