Berta Weathersbee Elementary School News

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04/19/19: Hogansville Students Pedal Forward with Bike Repair Partnership Bike Repair

Pedal Forward and Hogansville Elementary thank the City of Hogansville and their partners for the support of their community efforts. Hogansville City Manager, David Milliron, recently took time to volunteer for the students of Hogansville Elementary as they got their bikes repaired.

 

Shown with City Manager David Milliron and Alex (Emilee) Abraham are HES students Si'naiya Hood, Jaylin Vargas, and Micah Hood

04/18/19: Troup High Drama Department Hosts Literacy on the Lawn Lawn

To Morgan Holloway and Grace Braswell, participating in drama classes at Troup High School (THS) is more than just about a grade. Both ladies are leading the charge with teacher sponsor Noel Jordan to bring literacy to the masses of Troup County through the Literacy on the Lawn project. 
 

What: Literacy on the Lawn

When: Saturday, May 4

Where: Troup High School

Events: 5K Zombie Run, 1K Bubble Fun Run, Open Car and Truck Show, Business Expo, Dog Show, Blood Drive, and much more!

Admission: $1 or a school supply item

Registration: Select this link to register for the event

Budget Email Address Now Closed - Responses to Questions in Document

As TCSS is preparing for budget season, a budget email address was open for any questions to be answered. There were two questions submitted and the responses are contained within this document.

 

Budget Questions and Answers 

GMAS

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We will begin administering the GMAS for 3rd, 4th and 5th grade students on Monday, April 22 and will continue testing until Friday, May 3. Please make sure your child is well rested and arrives to school on time. We have been working hard all year and now it is time to show what we know!

Family Expo

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Supply Donation

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The Woodman Life of LaGrange recently donated hand sanitizer and other needed supplies to Berta Weathersbee Elementary School. Pictured (from left) is Mrs. Capes, Joy Moore, Principal Willie Cooks and Mr. Capes. Thank you so much for your generous donation!

School Based Health Care

Troup County School System is exploring the possibility of opening a School-Based Health Center. In order to assess the needs of our community and to help us explore the concept, we would like to ask you a few questions. Your answers are completely confidential. You do not need to put your name anywhere on this form. Thank you for your help.

To take the survey, please click here.

GMAS Practice Test Site

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Win a FREE Tablet!

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Math and Science Night

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School Improvement Forum

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Elite Soaring Eagles

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Berta Weathersbee Elementary School recently inducted new members of the Elite Soaring Eagles for the 2018-2019 school year. Elite Soaring Eagles are students that are recognized for their character. They must possess qualities such as respect for themselves, peers, and teachers, as well as take pride in their self, school, and community.  Elite Soaring Eagles are honest, responsible, patient, and practice self control. Congratulations to these outstanding students!

Miss Troup Outstanding Teen and Mini Pearls

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Jessica Roberts, Miss Troup County’s Outstanding Teen, was recently a guest of Berta’s Mini Pearls, a mentoring program for students in grades K-2. A 10th grader st Columbus’ Fine Arts High School, Jessica performed a classical ballet en pointe to music from The Black Panther. She showed the girls how to walk and hold up their shoulders, and talked to them about bringing a burst of light into the room when they walked in. Following the performance, the Mini Pearls enjoyed a tea party in the school's dining room. And they all got to try on Jessica’s crown!

Coat Donation

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Students at Berta Weathersbee Elementary will stay and warm this winter thanks to the generous donation of a community member. Cathy Gaines recently donated $2,500 worth of winter coats and jackets to students in need at the school. Thank you so much for your generous gift!

Awesome Volunteer!

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Ms. Hadden’s first graders love their First Presbyterian volunteer, Mrs. Sally Johnson, who comes to Berta Weathersbee Elementary School  twice weekly to provide academic support for students as a retired teacher. The children all love Mrs. Johnson, and this week she generously gifted the classroom with a big stack of new books from the Scholastic Book Fair. Thank you Mrs. Johnson!

Jar of Words

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Berta Weathersbee Elementary School is feeling the love - the love of words! Students who check out books this week get a chance to use their estimation skills and guess the number of message hearts in a special jar of words. The student with the best guess at the the end of the week will get the whole jar of candy. Reading is sweet and at Berta we are sharing the love of good books!

Pre-K and Kindergarten Enrollment

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3rd Annual Real Men Read

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Students at Berta Weathersbee Elementary School were recently treated to special guest readers in their classrooms. Seventeen community volunteers, including LaGrange mayor Jim Thornton and several school board members, volunteered to read as part of the third annual Real Men Read initiative. Each man was assigned to a classroom where they read a story and shared with the students their own personal reading history. The men 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 LaGrange men who supported this event!

 

Mini Pearls

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Berta Weathersbee Elementary School recently inducted 13 kindergarten, first and second grade students into Mini Pearls, a mentoring program for girls. The goal of Mini Pearls is to make sure that girls believe in themselves, love who they are, and know where they are going. In order to achieve this goal, the program instills values that will affect a young girl’s future and most importantly influence her lifestyle. It is hoped that these young ladies will eventually transition into a PEARL which is a Poised, Elegant, And Responsible Leader. 

Upcoming Events.February 1

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Donuts with Dads

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Berta Weathersbee Elementary School recently opened their doors to welcome all the fathers, and father figures, in their students lives. Donuts for Dads, held on a recent cold January morning, was a great success. More than 100 family members should up to enjoy donuts and juice and listen to a motivational speech from Frederick Stanley. 

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