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Superintendent's "State of the Schools" Presentation State of the Schools

At the August 14, 2017 Board of Education work session, Superintendent Chuck Bell presented the annual State of the Schools report. The presentation provided an update to the school community regarding the district’s enrollment, personnel, budget and operational measures, and student performance data. It also sets the tone for the 2017-2018 school year by highlighting some of the district’s key goals and initiatives. The presentation is available for review by clicking here.

School Attendance Matters!

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New School Year Message from the Superintendent Chuck Bell

Welcome to a new school year! Teachers, administrators, and support staff of the Elbert County School District are excited and energized to welcome students back to school on Thursday, August 3. Our preparations for the new school year have been excellent and quality instruction will begin on Day 1. 

Teachers and Staff Kick Off New Year at the Chamber of Commerce's Teacher Appreciation Breakfast Ms. Sylvia Hooker

Elbert County teachers and administrators returned to work today to begin the 2017-2018 school year and were treated to a delicious breakfast and door prizes by the Elbert County Chamber of Commerce. This year’s Teacher Appreciation Breakfast also included a new and very special program participant as long-time Georgia educator, Ms. Sylvia Hooker, delivered an inspirational address to all attendees. 

State Superintendent Richard Woods Visits ECCHS

gadoeOn Friday, March 17, State School Superintendent Richard Woods traveled to Elbert County to visit and tour Elbert County Comprehensive High School (ECCHS).

District Parent Advisory Committee Meeting

Parents/Guardians:  Please join us for an important District Parent Advisory Committee meeting.  The purpose of this meeting is to seek methods to actively involve families and the community in school improvement initiatives at the primary, elementary, middle, and high school levels. 

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Request for Proposal (RFP) for Construction Management At-Risk Services

The Elbert County School District is soliciting a Request for Proposal (RFP)RFP for Construction Management At-Risk Services.

Framework for Success - Elbert County's Five-Year Strategic Plan

Elbert County's Strategic Plan is a blueprint designed to keep us focused on achieving our goals.Framework Many of the action steps in the plan are recommendations from the Georgia Vision Project, a collaboration between the Georgia School Superintendents Association and the Georgia School Boards Association.  

2017-2018 Academic Calendar Approved

The 2017-2018 Academic Calendar has been approved by the Board of Education and may be viewed by clicking on the image below.  The calendar will also be accessible anytime by going to the "Parents" button at the top of the district webpage.

     

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School Uniform Survey

The Elbert County School District is surveying parents to gather feedback and determine levels ofParent Surveysupport for implementation of a school uniform policy for the 2017-18 school year.

Elbert County Middle School to Participate in National Assessment

The Elbert County School District is proud to announce that a group of our 8th grade students willNAEP participate in the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) on January 31, 2017!  Known as The Nation’s Report Card, NAEP is the largest nationally representative and continuing assessment of what students in the United States know and can do.

2017-18 School Calendar Survey for School District Staff and Parent/Guardians

calendar iconThe Elbert County School District is inviting school district employees and parents to participate in a 2017-18 Academic Calendar Survey. The survey will run from Wednesday, January 4 through Friday, January 13.

Check Out The Holiday Edition of "The Communicator"

The Communicator is the official newsletter of the Elbert County School District. The newsletter is published periodically throughout the school year, and offers readers an opportunity to learn about important happenings throughout the district. 

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GaDOE Curriculum and Instruction Updates - November 2016

The Georgia Department of Education's Office of Curriculum and Instruction publishes a monthly newsletter filled with important information for all teachers and administrators in the state's public schools. Much of the information is also helpful to parents and students who wish to remain up-to-date on important matters of teaching and learning.  

Gold Radish Award Presented to the Elbert County School District

The Elbert County School District was recently recognized with the Golden Radish Award at the Gold level for their accomplishments during the 2015-2016 school year.

2016-17 Teachers of the Year Recognized at Board Meeting Georgia Teacher of the Year Program

The Elbert County Board of Education recognized each of the district's 2016-17 Teachers of the Year at its October 17 regular meeting. Our 2016-17 Teachers of the Year are Lisa Brown (Blackwell Learning Center), Scott Eubanks (ECPS), Amber Dixon (ECES), Brooke Dickerson (ECMS), and Bret Norman (ECCHS).

Five-Year Strategic Plan Approved - Framework for Success 2016-2021

On September 19, 2016, the Board of Education approved a new strategic plan for the Elbert County School District, called Framework for Success 2016-2021.

ECES and ECCHS Special Education Classroom Renovation Project

On behalf of the Elbert County School District, Parrish Construction Group, Inc. is soliciting proposals from qualified subcontractors and vendors for the Elbert County Elementary School and High School Special Education Classroom Renovation project.

Title I Annual Parent Meetings

Parental involvement can make a huge difference in student achievement and is a major focus of the Elbert County School District’s school improvement efforts.  The purpose of the meetings is to provide information to parents to help them learn about the goals and purposes of Title I; learn about the standards, curriculum and assessments; and provide suggestions and ask questions about Title I plans, programs and activities. 

Enrollment-Registration Enrollment
If you are new to Elbert County Schools, we welcome you and your child to our district.  Review the information below if you are enrolling your child in our schools for the first time. For more information, contact Sanquetta Calhoun at the Board of Education Office, 706-213-4000.
Elbert County School District Specifications for Chromebooks Bid Opening- June 2, 2017 @ 2:00 p.m. Chrome

Elbert County School District is seeking proposals from qualified vendors to provide Chromebooks for the 2017-2018 fiscal year. The following are the minimum specifications for the Chromebook.           

Toddler Story Time at the Elbert Co. Public Library Resumes September 6

The Elbert County Public Library is pleased to announce that Toddler Story Times will resume on Tuesdays beginning September 6 and each Tuesday thereafter through the end of November.  In hopes of expanding our audience and providing an opportunity for working parents to  participate, we will conduct a morning program at 10:30 and an afternoon program at 4:00.

 

Infants to children  5 years of age are encouraged to attend with a responsible adult the program that best suits their schedule.

FY 18 School Budget Hearings School Budget

In accordance with O.C.G.A. §20-2-167.1, the Elbert County Board of Education will provide an opportunity for public input on its proposed annual operating budget for the 2017-2018 school year. Such input will be received at the regularly scheduled board meeting on June 12, 2017 at 5:30 p.m. and June 19, 2017 at 5:30 p.m. at the Board Office located at 50 Laurel Drive, Elberton, GA 30635. The proposed budget may be found by clicking here.

5th Grade Orientation Set for July 27 5th Grade Orientation

Elbert County Middle School invites all 5th grade students and parents to an Orientation Meeting on Thursday, July 27 at 6:00 p.m.

State Board Member To Hold Public Hearing - May 24, 2017 Public Hearing

The State Board of Education will hold a public hearing for citizens in the Ninth Congressional District on Wednesday, May 24, 2017.  The meeting will be held from 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. at North Hall High School, Performing Arts Center, 4885 Mt. Vernon Road, Gainesville, Georgia 30506

ECCHS Class Schedules ECCHS Class Schedules

Students in grades 10-12 will soon be receiving their schedules in the mail, along with information about parking passes for the 2017-2018 school year.

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