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Family Reading Night at LaGrange Mall

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Join us for this fun family event and support our Media Center at the sale time!

Upcoming Events.September 21

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Title I

Our school is a Title I school!  Title I is the largest federal assistance program for our nation’s schools.  An important part of our success is parent participation and support to improve student achievement.  Check with your child’s teacher or our Family Liaison, Crystal Bolden, if you are looking for ways to get more involved this year!

09/19/18: TCSS Graduation Rates Rise

 

 

This year, TCSS saw a lift in graduation rates - over six percentage points from 2017. In addition, we witnessed a rise in student sub-group graduation rates such as economically disadvantaged, students with disabilities, black, and multi-racial students. Altogether, 84.1% of students who entered 9th grade in the fall of 2014 earned their high school diploma in 2018. 

Read entire story here

Setting Goals

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Students in Mrs. Hardnett's fourth-grade class are well on the way to making their academic dreams a reality. Recently she had each of her students write down their goals for the year and the steps that they need to take to achieve them. Goal setting is a great way to get students to take ownership of learning and academic success.

Thank You!

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Thank you to Trackmobile for supporting our school and sending our students on field trips!

IMPACT!

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IMPACT, an new organization at Berta Weathersbee Elementary School, is making a difference this school year by providing support and encouragement to teachers and staff through positive notes and small tokens of appreciation. IMPACT is also tasked with planning special events and staff get-togethers. IMPACT was inspired by a similar program at Troup High School that Berta Weathersbee teachers learned about this summer at the ICLE Model Schools Conference in Orlando, Fl.

International Dot Day

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Students at Berta Weathersbee Elementary School recently celebrated International Dot Day with a STEAM activity. Students were divided into teams of four and challenged  to create the tallest structure using 50 pieces of DOTS candy and toothpicks. The activity encouraged teamwork and thinking outside the box. International Dot Day is a celebration of the book, The Dot by Peter J. Reynolds. Started in 2009 by teacher Terry Shay Dot encourages creativity, collaboration, and making your mark.  

Upcoming Events.September 17

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PBIS Rewards

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Berta Weathersbee Elementary School students are enjoying shopping at the Positive Behavior Intervention and Support (PBIS) store. The students are able to use "Eagle Cash" to make purchases of items ranging from candy to large toys and balls. PBIS is a system utilized by the school to promote positive behavior through school-wide expectations and culture. With PBIS students that follow the expectations get acknowledged and rewarded. 

Book Donations!

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Students in Mrs. Clark's first-grade class are all smiles as they proudly show off some brand new books that they can keep. Mrs. Clark has secured donations by asking friends, family and community members to sponsor one student in her class for $9 per year. The money she raised enables her to purchase one Scholastic $1 book per student each month.

Upcoming Events.September 7

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Media Center Statistics - August

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Freedom Friday

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Students at Berta Weathersbee Elementary school recently celebrated their first Freedom Friday. Freedom Fridays are held the last Friday of each month and allow students to wear regular clothing instead of uniforms for the day. To participate in the uniform-free day students can either have perfect attendance for the month or purchase a ticket in the PBIS store. PBIS is a behavior management program where student earn rewards for making good behavior decisions.

Upcoming Events.August 31

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Broadcast Team Announced

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Berta Weathersbee Elementary School is pleased to announce the members of their 2018-2019 Broadcast Team. Broadcast team members are responsible for delivering the daily school announcements and news. Students serve as anchors, camera people and set technicians. Individuals were selected based on applications, academic performance, public speaking skills, excellent behavior and attendance. Congratulations!

Title I Meeting/Open House

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Berta Weathersbee Elementary School recently held their Annual Title I Meeting and Open House. During the meeting information about Title I and the importance of parental involvement in student success was shared. Afterward families visited their student's classrooms to provide input into grade level compacts and learn more about the expectations for the year. The PTO was on hand providing a delicious hot dog dinner to attendees.

 

Click here to see more pictures from the Title I Meeting/Open House. 

Morning Broadcast

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Members of the Berta Weathersbee Elementary School Broadcast Team, are preparing for the daily announcements. Each morning members of the Broadcast Team deliver the school news and upcoming events. Students serve as anchors, camera crew and set technicians. 

09/21/18: The Flu - A Guide For Parents washyourhands

Flu season is upon us and there are a number of ways to protect students and staff from passing this virus to others. The easiest and most under-used protection is through hand washing. The flu can be very dangerous for children. Each year about 20,000 children younger than five are hospitalized from flu complications, like pneumonia. 

In this GUIDE FOR PARENTS, there is some valuable information that can help you recognize symptoms and learn how to protect yourself and your child. 

Title 1 Meeting and Open House

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Focus on Literacy

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Students at Berta Weathersbee Elementary School are enjoying the new school year and the chance to visit the media center and check out books. This year Berta Weathersbee has a school-wide focus on literacy and we are excited to see students with their books.

Official Uniform Policy

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