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Welcome Back WRES Superheroes

Superheroes Welcome WRES Students Back to School!

Billion Mile Race Billion Mile Race

Under the direction of Karyn Miller, a 3rd grade teacher at WRES, 93 third grade students tracked 7,579 miles in the Billion Mile Race initiative during the 2016-17 school year. The focus of third grade recess each day was to motivate and encourage students to embrace healthy lifestyle choices and focus on fitnesss while having fun. The students surpassed their initial goal of 4,700 miles by an impressive 2,870 miles.

8/22/17: Academic Success Under Construction

TCSS welcomes the new school year with Academic Success Under Construction
 

08/21/17: TCSS Prepares for New Elementary School on South Davis Road New ES

On Thursday, the Board of Education voted to accept the Guaranteed Maximum Price (GMP) Package from Carroll Daniel Construction Company for site work at the New Elementary School to be located on South Davis Road. This package includes site work in preparation for roadways, foundation work, electrical, water and sewer, and site improvements for the new school.

The New Elementary School, which has not been named, is scheduled to open August 2018. The construction and building of the facility was approved in the Education SPLOST 5 which was approved by Troup County residents in May 2016. 
 

08/22/17: Fathers and Sons Bond Over Fishing Trip Fishing Trip

Helping build brighter futures for young men attending Whitesville Road Elementary (WRES) in Troup County has become a reality, thanks in part to Jerome Cofield. Cofield, a Troup County School System Paraprofessional at WRES, launched what he likes to call ‘Empowerment Wednesday’.

Each Wednesday, male students who are in the program wear a red or blue tie or bow tie, white buttoned-down shirt, and khaki pants. The expression, according to Cofield, is to help students understand what proper attire is when they leave their home. The red or blue tie they wear has become a symbol throughout the Troup County community, and within their group, as a sign of respect and esteem.

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WRES Is Ready for School!! Neighborhood Visit

Whitesville Road teachers surprised some students by showing up in a tour bus to give out supplies and get the students ready for the first day of school.  Click here to read about the day's activities.

8/14/17: State School Superintendent Advisory Task Force Call for Applicants

State School Superintendent Richard Woods is seeking middle and high school students to serve on his 2017-2018 Student Advisory Council. These students will meet with Superintendent Woods to discuss the impact of state policies in the classroom, along with other issues related to education, and will serve as the Superintendent’s ambassadors to their respective schools.

Applicants must be enrolled in a Georgia public middle or high school for the 2017-18 school year. To apply:

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