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Grandparents Day

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Students at Berta Weathersbee Elementary School recently enjoyed a special Grandparents Day lunch. The students and their special guests had the option to purchase BBQ from Hog Heaven as well Koana Ice. Great weather, wonderful company and lively music made for a memorable occasion.

For the complete Grandparents Day album, click here.

09/18/19: TCSS Graduation Rates Rise to 86.6 Percent Graduation

Today, TCSS received some good news – the graduation rates were up once again. TCSS posted numbers almost five percentage points higher than the state average. The district’s rate over the past four years has increased 9.6 percentage points from 76.9 percent to 86.6 percent. With a total of 768 graduates, the TCSS 2019 graduation rates are as follows:
 

  • Callaway High - 86.7%
  • LaGrange High - 86.4%
  • Troup High - 87.2%
  • TCSS - 86.6%
  • State of Georgia - 82%

Read entire story here. 

09/17/19: Dr. Johnson Teaches Teaching as a Profession Johnson

This morning, students in LaGrange High School's Teaching as a Profession pathway welcomed a familiar face as guest speaker - Dr. Penny Johnson, Asst. Supt. of Curriculum Instruction and Professional Learning for TCSS.

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LaGrange Mall READS

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Guided Reading

 

Julie Taylor came to Berta recently to model Guided Reading lessons for our teachers. Guided Reading is an instructional strategy that allows teachers to work on reading with small groups of students.

 

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. 

Annual Title I Meeting and Open House

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Berta Weathersbee Elementary School recently held their Annual Title I Meeting and Open House. Title I information and the importance of parental involvement in student success was shared during a general meeting. Afterward families visited their student's classrooms to provide input into grade level compacts and learn more about the expectations for the year. 

August Readers of the Month

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Berta Weathersbee Elementary School is pleased to announce their August Readers of the Month. Readers of the Month are selected by homeroom teachers and are chosen based on their attitude, commitment to reading and effort. In addition to a certificate and bookmark, each reader gets to select a friend and have lunch one day in the media center. They also earn a special seat during media center rotation.

For complete photo album, please click here.

Annual Title I Meeting an Open House

Please make plans and join us Tuesday, September 3!

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PBIS Pep Rally

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Berta Weathersbee Elementary School recently kicked off the school year with a Positive Behavior Intervention Supports (PBIS) pep rally complete with football players and the drumline from Troup County Comprehensive High School. PBIS is a behavior system that rewards students for good behavior and making the right choices. The Berta B.E.S.T. expectations include Being Responsible, Encouraging Others, Showing Respect and Take Pride.

Pictured are students from Ms. Copeland's class before the event.

Barn Hill Preserve Zoo

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Lizards, and chickens, and sloths...oh my! Students at Berta Weathersbee Elementary School were recently introduced to several exotic animals from Barn Hill Preserve Zoo. In addition to learning interesting facts about the animals, students had the chance for a photo opportunity. 

To see the complete photo album, please click here.

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School Supplies

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Nothing says welcome back to school like brand new pencils, notebooks and more.This year, the students at Berta Weathersbee Elementary School are being welcomed back to school in a big way. Clyde Lodge #1 in Lagrange, Ga, recently made a generous donation of supplies to keep the Berta scholars soaring all year long. We appreciate their support!

Early Dismissal

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Welcome Back, Berta!

School Supplies Donated

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Students at Berta Weathersbee Elementary School will start the school year well-supplied thanks to a generous donation from Troup Baptist Association.  In addition to supplies to help the classroom teachers, the group donated kits filled with everything from paper to glue (and more!) for every student. A special thanks to Troup Baptist Association for everything they do to help the Berta Eagles soar.

Student Accident Insurance Plan 2019-2020

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2019-2020 School Supply List

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Meet the Teacher

We look forward to seeing you on Friday, August 9 between noon and 6 p.m. for Meet the Teacher!

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School Uniforms

School uniforms will continue for the 2019-2020 school year. All policies will stay the same. Burlington Coat Factory in Columbus is having a going-out-of-business sale, so now would be a good time to stock up on essentials. The BEST-DRESSED are at Berta!

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