District News

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!

WORTH COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION REGULAR MEETING

Worth County Board of Education will hold it's regular monthly meeting on Thursday January 18, 2018 at 7:00 pm in the Board Conference Room at the Board of Education located at 103 Eldridge Street Sylvester, GA.

FBLA Region WCHS FBLA Students Attend Region Conference

Nine WCHS FBLA students attended the FBLA Region Conference at Southern Regional Technical College in Moultrie on Friday, January 12th.

The following students won awards and advance to the state competition in March:
Luke Cooper- 2nd place Client Services
Day Story-1st place Impromptu Speaking and 3rd place Future Business Leader
Southern Williams-1st place Personal Finance
Tanisha Patel-2nd place Introduction to Financial Math

Congratulations to these students! We are very proud of your hard work! #RamPride

Ram Band WCHS Band Students Qualify to Perform in All-Region Band

Congratulations to our six students who qualified to perform in the All-Region Band in April!

  • Courtney Hood
  • Emily Luke
  • Keiarra Parker
  • Tally Powell
  • Riley Shealey
  • Jaylah Thomas
This is the most band members we have had for All-Region in the last seven years!  Congrats to Ms. Hutchinson and her team for the hard work in making this happen for our students! #RamPride
 
War of the Border WCHS Senior Participants Five WCHS Senior Football Student-Athletes Participate in the 2018 War of the Border Game

Congratulations to WCHS Seniors Malik Dassie, Lance Eldridge, Da'Jun Evans, Cameron Jackson, and Alec McDonald on being selected to play in the annual Georgia/Florida War of the Border All-Star Game.

Pre-K Registration 2018 Pre-K Registration at WCPS begins March 2018

Pre-K Registration at WCPS begins on Wednesday, March 7, 2018, in the Gymnasium of WCPS during the hours of 9am and 2pm.

Potential Sports Survey for Parents Notice 2018-2019 WC Athletics Potential Sports Survey

We need parent input for interests of adding new sports to our athletic program.  

WCSS 18-19 Calendar 2018-2019 WCSS Calendar

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

CALLED BOARD MEETING

Worth County Board of Education has a Called Meeting scheduled for Thursday January 4, 2018 at 6:00 pm in the Board Conference Room.

Key CLub WCHS Key Club Attends Kiwanis Club Meeting

WCHS Key Club students attended the weekly Kiwanis Club meeting on Wednesday, December 6, 2017.  Students enjoyed a luncheon provided by the Kiwanis Club members.  WCHS Key Club President, Day Story, along with a few Kiwanis Club members addressed the attendees and expressed their excitement over the club’s reestablishment.  Worth County Schools Superintendent, Bill Settle, was also in attendance. 

Best Friends WCHS Students Donate to Best Friends Humane Society

WCHS Work-Based Learning (WBL) students collected pet-related items during the month of December.  Collected items will be presented during the WCHS Christmas Assembly on Tuesday, December 19, 2017 and donated to Best Friends Humane Society in Sylvester, GA.  Pictured are WCHS Seniors and WBL students, Abigail Daniel and Kasey Black.

Rams Helment WCHS Football Players Selected for the 2017 1AAA All-Region Team

Congratulations to the following WCHS football players for being selected for the 2017 1-AAA All-Region Team!  We are very proud of each of you and your hard work this season! #GoRams #RamPride

1st Team Offense:
Malik Dassie (RB) - Senior
Chavis Marshall (WR) - Senior
Alec McDonald (OL) - Senior
Lance Eldridge (Punter) - Senior

2nd Team Offense:
Tyshaun Shipp (WR) - Freshman
Bryan Johnson (OL) - Senior

1st Team Defense:
Cameron Jackson (DL) - Senior

2nd Team Defense:
Tevin Thrower (LB) - Junior
Tyshaun Shipp (Punt Returner) - Freshman

Honorable Mention Offense:
Lance Eldridge (QB) - Senior
William Bell (WR) - Senior
Ke'Marcus Smith (WR) - Senior
Ladarius Curry (OL) - Sophomore
Caleb Dowell (OL) - Sophomore
Dillion Conner (OL) - Senior

Honorable Mention Offense:
Jaylen Wooden (DL) - Senior
Telly Rayner (DB) - Sophomore
Tyren Tyler (DB) - Junior

WCMS Archery Program WCMS Offers New Archery Program

WCMS has a new archery program.  WCMS is one of the few schools in Georgia that has an archery program. Coach Mitch Mitchell and Mr. Jared Sherrard presented the details at the recent BOE meeting.

Renney WCHS Biology Students Make Blankets from Plastic Bags

Ms. Renney's Biology class applied their learning about reduce, reuse, and recycle to a community service project.  

 

New 2018 Worth County Schools Buses Seven New School Buses Arrive for Worth County School District

In continued efforts to update the WCSD bus fleet and keep students safe, seven new buses were purchased recently. One of the seven buses is handicapped accessible.   

Coach Carroll Worth County Schools Receive Spirit Award

Worth County Schools received the Cooperative Spirit Sportsmanship Award for the 2016-2017 school year. This award is sponsored by Georgia EMCs and was presented by Sylvester Mitchell EMC. Pictured is Coach Frankie Carroll, Worth County Schools Athletic Director, accepting the award. #RamPride

December Good Citizen WCPS December 2017 Good Citizens

WCPS is proud to showcase our Good Citizens for December. 

New WCHS College and Career Academy Front View New Worth County High School College and Career Academy Construction is Moving Along

The construction of the new Worth County High School College and Career Academy is moving along on schedule.  It is set to open in August 2018.

Holocaust Survivor, Hershel Greenblat speaks at WCMS Holocaust Survivor Speaks at WCMS

WCMS students had a rare opportunity to hear Holocaust Survivor, Hershel Greenblat speak about his experiences during the Holocaust.

Worth county Ram Band Logo WCHS/WCMS RAM Band Students Audition for District Honor Band

Fifteen band students from grades 8-12 passed the auditions for District Honor Band.  This is the largest group of students from Worth County Schools to achieve this honor in over a decade! Eight of those 15 scored high enough to advance to the final round of auditions for All-State Band. #RAMPRIDE

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!

 

 

Key CLub Worth County High School Key Club Recharters After 9 Years

The Key Club is partnered with our local Kiwanis Club. They are a civic organization with the mission to provide service, build character, and develop leadership. The WCHS Key Club has rechartered with fifteen current members. Day Leigh Story was elected to serve as the 2017-2018 President. Key club has been very busy since reorganization, supporting Ram Spirit and our leadership within our school and community. Service is a key component in Key Club. This Christmas season Key Club has partnered with Teresa Parkerson, the director of Hungry at Home. This organization will provide non-perishable foods for children at our schools. They have also joined in with our Chamber of Commerce for the Christmas Clearing House. All toys collected will be distributed throughout the county. The senior members have been very excited about the re-activation of the club and they are elated about embracing their civil duties. Key Club looks forward to the many new civic endeavors that will help benefit their community and school.

D. Worley WCHS Senior Signs with Army

WCHS Senior and JROTC student, Dane Worley, signed with the Army on November 9, 2017.

2017 GSBA/GSSA Vision Summit Logo Mr. John Tibbetts Spoke at GSBA/GSSA Annual Conference & Vision Summit

Georgia Teacher of the Year, John Tibbetts spoke at the Georgia School Boards Association and Georgia School Superintendents Association Annual Conference and Vision Summit.  

WCMS choir at Hawks WCMS Choir Performs at Hawks Game

Sixty WCMS Chorus students performed for the Atlanta Hawks v. Boston Celtics pregame show on November 18th. The students also enjoyed watching the game after their performance. Congratulations on an awesome performance!

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.

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.

 

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!

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!"  

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.

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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