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01/14/19: Corrine Hodges Wishes Best for TCSS and THINC After Taking Helm at Women's Business Center Corrine and Kathy - THINC

As the head of the public relations department for KMMG, Corrine Hodges was also a familiar face in Troup County School System (TCSS) and especially at THINC College & Career Academy (THINC) where her advocacy for education extended as the Board Chair of THINC. Last month, she accepted the position of CEO for the Association of Women’s Business Centers in Washington, D.C. Her last gavel drop as THINC Board Chair was in late December, and she took a moment to share, via email, her hopes for the future of TCSS and THINC.

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PreK and Kindergarten Registration Dates

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Guest Author Visit

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Students in kindergarten, first and second grades at West Point Elementary School recently enjoyed a visit from guest author Maggie Cooper. Cooper, a former WPE kindergarten teacher, shared her newly published book Bumper. She also spoke to the students about the writing and publishing process. 

January Students of the Month

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West Point Elementary School is pleased to announce their January 2019 Students of the Month. Students of the Month are selected based on their good behavior, good attitude and classroom participation. Congratulations to these exceptional students!  

 

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December Bus Students of the Month

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Congratulations to our Bus Students of the Month for December!

Upcoming Events.December 20

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Hurricane Michael Donation

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Students at West Point Elementary School recently held a toy drive and fundraiser to help the victims of Hurricane Michael. The students collected new, unwrapped toys and monetary contributions for children ranging from newborn to age 18. West Point appreciates everyone who came together to help this worthy cause.

Art Show and Family Reading Night

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Students, families and staff recently enjoyed a Family Reading Night and Art Show at West Point Elementary School. After enjoying the art show featuring numerous samples of student art, attendees were treated to storytelling and a sing-a-long from retired Troup County teacher Connie Askew. Afterwards everyone enjoyed playing BINGO for Books. 

Upcoming Events.December 7

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Food Closet Donation

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The Character Council at West Point Elementary School recently held a fundraiser to raise money for the West Point Food Closet, a service of the West Point Ministeral Association. The school raised $475 which will be used to purchase 2495 pounds of food!

December Students of the Month

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West Point Elementary School is pleased to announce their December 2018 Students of the Month. Students of the Month are selected based on their good behavior, good attitude and classroom participation. Congratulations to these exceptional students!  

Click here to see the complete album.

Art Show & Family Reading Night

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Bus Students of the Month for November

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November Media Center Statistics

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Holiday Reading Challenge

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Students at West Point Elementary School are getting in the holiday spirit by participating in a Holiday Reading BINGO challenge. Each student received a BINGO card with a variety of reading options ranging anywhere from"Read a Book About Holiday Traditions" to "Read a Chapter Book." Students that get a BINGO, by reading five book choices from their card either horizontally, vertically or diagonally, earn a picture on the Reading Wall of Fame and a pass to a celebration party. The challenge is intended to promote a love of reading and expose students to a variety of different genres.

Upcoming Events.November 16

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Thankful Soup

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The kindergarten students at West Point Elementary School recently celebrated Thanksgiving by making and feasting on Thankful Soup. The students made the soup by cutting the vegetables and adding and stirring the ingredients in the pot. As they added each ingredient they said something for which they were thankful. Additionally they decorated the tablecloth and placements for the for the feast.

Dazzling Diamonds and Troup High School Steppers

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Members of the Dazzling Diamonds, a mentoring group for fourth and fifth grade girls at West Point Elementary School, recently had a surprise visit from the Troup High School Step Team. The Troup High Steppers performed several routines for the girls before teaching them some step moves and chants. They also spoke to the students about teamwork and the importance of good citizenship when being part of an organization such as the Troup High Steppers. 

Apple Picking Day!

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The Rotary Club of LaGrange, along with the United Way Success by 6, recently presented the Pre-K students at West Point Elementary School with a special treat. After reading the book, Apple Picking Day by Candice Ransom, students were presented with their own copy of the book, a special bag to put it in and an apple. Literacy is a focus of the Rotary Club of LaGrange.

We Love Our Families!

November is Parent Engagement Month and we love our families! Share your pride by displaying this graphic on your social media page. Thanks for all you do to make WPE a great school.

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Upcoming Events.November 12

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November Students of the Month

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West Point Elementary School is pleased to announce their November 2018 Students of the Month. Students of the Month are selected based on their good behavior, good attitude and classroom participation. Congratulations to these exceptional students! Please click here to see the complete photo album. 
 

Super Women Read

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Students at West Point Elementary School recently got a special treat when more than twenty community and school system volunteers came out for the first Super Women Read event. Super Women Read is an initiative to help instill a love a reading in students. Each volunteer was assigned to a classroom where they read a story and shared their own personal reading history with the children. The women also told the students how reading impacts them now and how they utilize reading in their careers. A special thank you goes out to all the Troup County women who supported this event!

Pictured is (front row, left to right) Barbara Quinton, Penny Johnson, Sequita Freeman, Heather Wallace, Jo Beth Lanier, Ranisha Patrick, Faith Jones, Micki Wallace; (back row, left to right) Lindsey Fenn, Michelle Meadows, Penny Lee, Nicole Kennedy, Christa Perry, Debbie Burdette, Sandra Thornton, Joy Johnston, Lennice Parker, Tasha Hubbard, Rhonda Terry, and Kara McIntosh. Not pictured is Yolanda Stephen.

Upcoming Events.November 2

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Hero Letters

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Have you thanked a hero today? In honor of Veterans Day, students at West Point Elementary School are thanking heroes, including deployed troops, veterans, new military recruits and first responders, Each student is writing a note and a drawing a picture for these brave men and women. The older students are helping the younger grades with their letters. 

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