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Parents of Early Learners Can Receive Literacy Tips Via Text

Thanks to a collaboration between the Georgia Department of Education and Stanford University, Georgia parents of pre-kindergarteners and kindergarteners have access to a FREE texting program to help prepare 3-, 4- and 5-year-olds for kindergarten.

Ready4K GA provides tips, facts, resources, and regular reminders about how parents can excel in their role as their child’s first and most important teacher by maximizing existing family routines in fun and easy ways. Research shows that these types of texts increase parent involvement at home and school while leading to significant child learning gains.

Access the Ready4K Ga Link Here

04/26/2017: Stop Arm Cameras Added to TCSS School Buses Representatives from Troup County School System, Georgia State Patrol, and the Sherriff’s Office collaborate on the Gatekeeper Systems, Inc. camera system.

On Friday, representatives from the Sheriff’s Office, Georgia State Patrol, and Troup County School System (TCSS) Transportation department gathered at the bus shop to showcase new security cameras designed to protect students as they enter and exit school buses.

Thanks to Gatekeeper Systems, Inc., and the partnership between local law enforcement and TCSS, cameras were installed free of charge. Currently, 10 school buses are outfitted with the new security cameras.

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Carolina Panther Visits WPE 5th graders Carolina Panther Visits WPE 5th Graders
Point's Basketball Team Reads to WPE Students Point students read to WPE students
Moon Phases Moon Phases
Celebrating Military Children in April

April is Month of the Military Child

This awareness month was established to underscore the important role children play in the Armed Forces community.

04/12/17: Exceptional Education Public School Choice Options

As the parent/guardian of a student who receives exceptional education services in the Troup County School System, we wanted to inform you about your options regarding public and private school choice. Under the state law passed by the Georgia State Legislature in 2007, parents/guardians of students who receive exceptional education service may choose to transfer their child to another public school or private school in Georgia.  

Letter to Parents

Jack and the Wonder Beans Jack and the Wonder Beans
Tooth Fairy visit to WPE Tooth Fairy visits WPE
Real Men Read Real Men Read
Family Reading Night Family Reading Night
Excellent Behavior Excellent Behavior
100 days of School Celebration in Kindergarten WPE Kindergarten 100 days of school celebration


Kindergartners at West Point Elementary School are 100 days smarter! Students celebrated the day with numerous fun activities and wore t-shirts featuring 100 objects. Pictured wearing their 100 day shirts are (from left to right) Jaylah Buckner, Alaina Kent, Brynlee Trueblood and Liam Moosman

WPE PARENT SURVEY

WPE PARENTS:

You have always supported West Point Elementary. Please take just a few minutes and let us know what we are doing well and how we can improve. 

Just click on the link to complete the survey:

http://apps.gadoe.org/schoolclimate/parents.nsf/Survey.xsp

Informational Writing Informational Writing

To practice informational writing, kindergarten students at West Point Elementary School recently wrote the steps for making a peanut butter and jelly sandwich.  After completing their writing, they made (and ate!) their own sandwiches. Pictured are students from Mrs. Yvetta Abercrombie's class working on their assignment.

2nd grade Makerspace Creations 2nd graders Makerspace creations

Karlie Martin (left) and Erielle Griggs (right), students in Mrs. Hartley's second grade class at West Point Elementary School, recently teamed up to create a magical creature out of K'Nex building toys.The building toys are part of Makerspace, a movement that allows students to invent, imagine and create.

Broadcast Team

West Point Elementary School recently announced the members of the 2016-2017 Broadcast Team. Broadcast Team members deliver the school news daily. Students that were selected rotate positions, alternating between anchor, camera person, sound and video. Team members were chosen based on their application, responsibility, classroom behavior, attendance and punctuality.

 
Pictured: (front row, left to right) Aurriyiona Spence, Breanna Crawford, Alissa Andrews, Cam Freeman; (middle row, left to right) Will Davis, Catherine Smalley, Clair Carlton, Mary Joy Moosman, Caleb Stafford, Jada Harrison; (back row, left to right) Dinaja Heath, Kamara Scott, Davion Willimas, Joslyn Steele, Ashanti Smith.
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Making a Difference

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New To Troup County? Find Out More About TCSS! Parents Reading with Kids

Troup County is a great place to work, live and raise a family. Our school system has a long-standing history of partnership within the community and learning within the walls of each school. If you are here to learn more of what Troup County School System (TCSS) has to offer for your family or employees, you've started in the right place! 

Here is a quick overview of our district highlights and Points of Pride. After reading through this short document, learn more about your new school system by clicking here 

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