District News

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.

Thanksgiving Break No School November 20-24, 2017 Thanksgiving Break - November 20-24, 2017
COMMUNITY MEETING

The attorneys involved in the class action lawsuit, K.A. v. Jeff Hobby, will conduct a community meeting on Monday November 20, 2017 at 6 p.m. at Worth County High School.  The attorneys will make a short presentation and will be available to answer questions.  For those families who are unable to attend, the attorneys will conduct another community meeting after the Thanksgiving break.

CALLED MEETING

The Worth County Board of Education will hold a Called Meeting on Thursday November 16, 2017, at 6:00 p.m. in the Worth County Board Room.

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.

 

WORTH COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION REGULAR MEETING

The Worth County Board of Education will hold a Regular Meeting on Thursday November 9, 2017, at 7:00 p.m. in the Worth County Board Room.

Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education Sylvester-Worth County Chamber of Commerce uses Grant to Encourage Students to Graduate

Sylvester-Worth County Chamber of Commerce uses GA Partnership for Excellence in Education Grant and partners with Worth County Schools to encourage 9th Grade students to graduate high school.

Kiwanis WCMS Students Speak at Kiwanis

Worth County Middle School (WCMS) students were given the opportunity of observing a Kiwanis Club meeting, enjoying lunch with them, and speaking to them on a selected subject matter.

 

 

Austin Scott Representative Austin Scott Visits WCHS

Representative Austin Scott paid a visit to students at WCHS on October 30th to share his insight about the governmental process and talk about his experiences in Washington, DC as a state representative.  

Lady Rams Softball 2017-18 WCHS Softball Athletes Selected as All Region 1-AAA Players of the Year

Congratulations to the following Lady Rams Varsity softball players! These girls were picked out of all Region 1-AAA players based on their performance this season.  We are proud of your dedication and hard work this season! #GoRams #allregion

duel enr photo Dual Enrollment Informative Meeting Scheduled for Grades 8-11

Come meet with ABAC, ASU, and SRTC representatives as well as the WCHS Dual Enrollment Coordinator on Tuesday, November 14th at 5:30 p.m. in the WCHS Media Center.  This is an informational meeting for parents of students in grades 8 - 11.

Parent Survey GaDOE Georgia Parent Survey 2017-2018

Please take a moment to complete the GaDOE Georgia Parent Survey.  It contains 24 questions, and parents are able to complete the survey using their personal computers, smartphones, tablets or iPads.  For parents who do not have access to the Internet, please contact your school to set up a time to complete the Georgia Parent Survey at school.  All parents are encouraged to complete the Georgia Parent Survey.  The data from this survey will be used to calculate the School Climate Star Rating.  Survey responses are anonymous and will be submitted directly to the Georgia Department of Education for analysis.  The Georgia Parent Survey is also available in Spanish. Parents may select the Spanish version within the survey. Data results from the Georgia Parent Survey will not be available to the public and will not be posted online.  The URL address for the Georgia Parent Survey is posted below.http://gshs.gadoe.org/parents

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!

Winner's Circle WCMS Winner's Circle Breakfast

The Winner's Circle Breakfast is sponsored by the Sylvester-Worth County Chamber of Commerce Education Committee and hosted by WCMS.

WCHS Softball Team 3rd Place State WCHS Lady Rams Varsity Softball Team Finishes Best Season in School History

Congratulations to our Lady Rams Varsity softball team! Our girls finished the 2017 season as the Region 1-AAA Champions and 3rd in the GHSA Class AAA State Championship. The girls also finished with an overall 29-3 record!  This was by far the best season in WCHS’s history! We are so proud of our girls and coaches!  #RAMPRIDE #RegionChampions #ThirdinState

Ebony Clark Graduates WCHS Senior, Ebony Clark Graduates in Special Ceremony

Ebony Clark is officially a Worth County High School graduate!

Speak Up Project Tomorrow Logo Speak Up Research Project for Digital Learning

Please participate in the following survey. 

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!

National School Bus Safety Week Poster Worth County Schools Celebrate National School Bus Safety Week 2017

October 16-20, 2017 is National School Bus Safety Week (NSBSW).  The NSBSW theme is "Stop of Red!"  

WORTH COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION WORK SESSION

The Worth County Board of Education will hold a Work Session on Thursday October 26, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. in the Worth County Board Room.

Awards WCMS Students Recognized for August & September Awards

Students are awarded each month for perfect attendance, good behavior, and having no bus referrals.  The students receive $10.00 and a certicificate.   The August and September award winners are: 

Bike Winners WCPS Celebrates Perfect Attendance with Bicycle Winners

EVERY DAY, ALL DAY, ALL THE WAY, ATTENDANCE COUNTS!  

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."  

 

Veteran receiving card from student WCPS Students Create Cards for Veterans

Mrs. Tison's and Mrs. Bludworth's students made thank you cards on creative Friday for veterans who were on the Conyers Honor Flight #18. 

Comp Cheer WCHS Competition Cheerleaders Are 3 for 3

Saturday, September 30, 2017 the Worth County Competition cheerleaders traveled to Lowndes County High School to take on Brantley County in the 2017 Southern Spirit Showdown.

Auburn WCHS Social Studies Teacher Invited to Auburn University
Our American Government & Economics Teacher, Christopher Bartlett, was invited as a guest professor at Auburn University's Montgomery Campus on Thursday, September 21st.  He discussed Imperialism, its lead up to World War I, and the global issues that are still tied to it today. 
Day Story WCHS Student Selected to Serve on 2017-18 State Superintendent Advisory Council
Congratulations to Day Story for being selected to serve on the 2017-18 State Superintendent's Student Advisory Council.
 
WCHS Student Attends State Superintendent Recognition Ceremony WCHS Student Attends State Superintendent Recognition Ceremony

Jessica Lane, WCHS Junior and winner of the 2017 Georgia High School Reader of the Year award, attended the State Superintendent's Recognition Ceremony on September 6, 2017 at the GaDOE in Atlanta.  This ceremony honored students and administrators who have achieved excellence in education during the 2016-17 school year.  We are so proud of Jessica and this huge accomplishment!

Pictured with Jessica are (l-r): Georgia’s School Superintendent, Mr. Richard Woods and Mrs. Katie Hill, WCHS Media Specialist

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!

Janya Green WCHS Student Featured in Fort Valley State FOCUS Magazine

Congratulations to Freshman, Janya Green on being featured in this month's Fort Valley State FOCUS Magazine highlighting Aeroponics.  

Saturday Science 2017 flyer Science Saturday 2017-2018 Edition

Science Saturday is back! WCHS Science Club invites 1st through 5th graders to attend.  

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

Career Closet WCHS Opens Career Closet

WCHS is in the process of opening a Career Closet for our student body. A Career Closet will enable us to teach these skills and allow our students to dress for success regardless of their financial situation. Click "Read More" for additional information.

 

 

Reader of the YEar WCHS Student Wins 2017 Georgia High School Reader of the Year Award

Congratulations to Jessica Lane on winning the 2017 Georgia High School Reader of the Year Award!  Jessica is a junior at WCHS and has been invited to attend the Superintendent’s Recognition Ceremony on Wednesday, September 6th at the GaDOE in Atlanta.  This ceremony will honor students who have achieved excellence in education. We are so proud of Jessica and this huge accomplishment!

RAMS Color Run 2017 2017 RAMS Color Run

The 4th Annual Ram Color Run is going to be a fun and colorful event!  Make plans to participate on August 12th at Milt Miller Field.  All proceeds will support the 2017 Worth County Rams Football campaign.

Worth county Schools Opening Meeting Opening Meeting Kicks Off 2017-2018 School Year for Worth County Schools

On July 25th, the opening meeting for all Worth County Schools staff kicked off pre-planning week and the beginning of a new school year.

WCSD New Hires 2017-2018 2017-2018 Worth County Schools New Hires Orientation

Thirty-nine new hires for Worth County Schools attended orientation today at Worth County Board of Education. GO RAMS!

Mental Health PSA Spot the Signs. Talk About It. Get Help.

The Georgia Department of Behavioral Health & Developmental Disabilities created the following 30-second video promoting mental health awareness and reducing stigma.

"Spot the Signs. Talk About It. Get Help" encourages individuals all over the state to listen to one another, reach out, and encourage help-seeking for anyone struggling with mental or emotional issues.

 

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.

Worth College and Career Academy Construction Update for Our New Worth College and Career Academy

Construction is underway for our new high school.  Visit the folder below to view images of the progress.

Get Georgia Reading - MyOn Thousands of Books are Available at Your Fingertips this Summer

Get Georgia Reading in partnership with myON has thousands of free books that are accessible on your computer and mobile devices, 24 hours a day from now until August 31st.

GHSA Region 1-AAA WCHS WCHS Athletics Awarded All Three GHSA Region 1-AAA Athletic Awards

Worth County High School Athletics were awarded all three of the GHSA Region 1-AAA athletic awards for the 2016-2017 school year.  This is the first time since the GHSA started presenting the three awards that one school has claimed all three awards.

The New Worth College and Career Academy The New Worth College and Career Academy Bids are Approved

The Worth County Board of Education approved the bids and budget for the building of a new high school.  

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
Intradistrict Transfer Option

The Intradistrict Transfer Right does not apply to any Title I school in our District since Worth County Schools has only one elementary, middle and high school. 

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