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  • Title I Federal Program Hosts the District Title I, Part A
    Parent Involvement/Parent Engagement Meeting

    The public is invited to attend the District Title I, Part A Parent Involvement/Parent Engagement meeting on May 15, 2014. Parents will be given an opportunity to have input in regards to how the program can best serve the students in our school system.


    The End of the Year meeting will begin at 6:00 p.m. in the auditorium of the Board of Education office located at 405 North Ash Street in Springfield, GA.



    Sign-in will begin at 5:45 pm. Prior to the meeting, light refreshments will be served. If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Sandra W. Nethels at (912) 754-5628.
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  • Kieffer

    Sara Kieffer
    SPED Teacher of the Year

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  • Sock It To Bullying

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  • walmart
    Sand Hill Elementary School was selected by Walmart to
     receive Teacher Rewards gift cards. The gift cards are
    given to help teachers buy supplies or snacks for their
    classroom. This program is Walmart's way of saying
    Thank You to teachers for their commitment to
    educating the students of today and building the
    leaders of tomorrow.

    Sand Hill Sends a Big THANK YOU
    to Walmart for their generosity!

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  • Title I
                Comprehensive LEA              Improvement Plan
    Please click the link on the left
    to view the 2013-2014
    Comprehensive LEA
    school hours. If you have any questions,comments, or concerns,
    please contact us. Improvement
    Plan (CLIP). This document is also 
    availablefor parents to come in
    and read duringLEA Improvement
    Plan (CLIP). This document is also 
    available at our school
    for parents to come in and read
    duringat our school.
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  • Title I Schools:  Academic Achievement Information
    Kristen Richards' Letter, SHES Principal,
    Dr. Sandra Nethels' Letter, Special Programs Coordinator
    Dr.Sandra Nethels' Letter (Spanish Version), Special Programs Coordinator
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  • top teacher sherri

    Sherri Turner was selected as
    WTOC's Top Teacher.  Sharon
    Burson, a former student,
    nominated Mrs. Turner. 
    Congratulations Mrs. Turner!

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  • Quavers1 Congratulations Mrs. Leff!  Her lesson plans were recognized on Quavers' website.  Click the link below to go to Quavers Blog to access her lessons and download her documents.
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  • gsdoelogosm

    Congratulations, Donna Strickland on being chosen by State Superintendent John Barge to serve on his Teacher Advisory Council! 




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  • Extended Text List
    The extended text list for parents has been updated. Parents with students in these grade levels are encouraged to review and save this document for reference.
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Our Mission

Our mission is to enable each unique individual to become an independent lifelong learner by providing optimal learning experiences that promote academic, social, and physical growth.
A note from our Principal
SHES incorporates Project Wisdom as a part of its character education program. These inspirational messages set a positive tone for the day for everyone on campus. SHES feels it is extremely important to educate all aspects of the student learner. Project Wisdom provides the opportunity for students to begin their day considering one of citizenship’s big issues, such as honesty or respect. Read more
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