1198 Ebenezer Road . Rincon, GA 31326 P: 912.754.5522 . F: 912.754.5527

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  • It is very important that all parents of 1st-5th grade students use the Parent Portal this 14-15 school term. Progress Reports and Report Cards must be accessed through the Parent Portal. Hard copies will not be sent home for grades 1-5. Kindergarten Progress Reports and Report Card hard copies will be sent home. 
    The Parent Portal may be accessed by using the Smartphone App or by computer. Many parents prefer the Smartphone App! The Parent Portal is an excellent tool for "keeping up" with your child's progress. We encourage you to use this communication tool!
     
    Here is how to get your confidential Parent Portal account:
    • See Tracy Waldhour, EES data clerk, for your personal log-in information. She must give it to you in person due to confidentiality. She will be available at Open House and each day during school hours to assist you. 
    • Once you log on to Parent Portal, you will change your password.
    • Write your new password down because you will need it to access your student/s' grades. 
    • Using your Parent Portal account will allow you the ability to see all your children's grades in 1st-12th grade. 
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  • Congratulations to  EES Teacher of the Year Sharon Crosby! Mrs. Crosby is certified in Early Childhood Education. She has many years of experience teaching kindergarten. She is passionate about meeting the needs of all her students and maintains high learning expectations. In addition, Mrs. Crosby exhibits leadership skills by chairing an AdvancED committee. Mrs. Crosby is definitely an asset to Ebenezer Elementary!
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    4H Click on the following link for important dates, files
    and information
    on the 4-H educational program:
    Effingham 4-H
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  • Support EES with your Parker's PumpPal card!
    The new Fueling the Community program at Parker’s donates one cent from every gallon of gas sold on the first Wednesday of every month at Parker’s locations throughout the area.

     As a PumpPal member, you can designate our school as your preferred recipient of charitable donations. Just click the link to add our school’s code number to your PumpPal profile: www.ParkerSav.com . Our school can receive 1 cent per gallon no matter which store or county that you purchase your gas, as  long as you purchase it on Wednesday!

    Plus, remember that every time you buy gas at Parker’s on the first Wednesday of the month, you will help your school of choice. Thank you for your support and for making a difference in local schools!

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  • Car Pick Up/Drop Off   Car Riders
    Please be patient as parents of our new students park and walk their child/children to classrooms on the first day. We will be opening car doors as usual if you will remain in the car line in the mornings and afternoons. While the line will be long during the first week, remember that it becomes more bearable once students learn their car numbers and many begin to ride the bus after the initial first days. Thank you in advance for your patience and understanding. We have excellent bus drivers for those who choose to ride the school bus.
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  •     Welcome Pre-K & PSI Students & Parents to Ebenezer Elementary School! We are excited to have Pre-K and PSI on campus this year. Please always enter and exit through the double front doors of the school. Visit the front office and "sign-in" for a Visitor's Pass to help us keep our students safe. Parking is available in the teachers' parking lot or at the front of the school. The rear of the school is reserved for bus traffic only.
        If you have questions, please call the school at 754-5522 or ask in the front office. Should you wish to eat with your Pre-K student or PSI student, please send a note to the teacher or call the front office on the morning that you wish to eat. (We want to make sure that we have prepared enough food.) We look forward to providing a smooth transition to our campus for both the Bright from the Start Pre-K program and the  Pre-School Intervention program.
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  • Principal's Math Club
    Students who meet the timed Math Challenge receive an incentive for excelling! Incentives vary each 9 weeks; however, a Math Trophy is awarded for achievement the last 9 weeks! 
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  • EES offers a Parent Volunteer Orientation for new parent volunteers. It is not necessary to attend the Orientation each year. The Orientation will include a discussion on confidentiality, various volunteer opportunities within the school, and Georgia Law also requires all parent volunteers to have Mandated Reporter training. Parent Volunteer Orientation sessions are usually 45 minutes to 1 hour long. We would love to have you as a Volunteer!

    August 19th- 9:30 a.m. Parent Volunteer Orientation- Sign-in at the front office for directions.
    August 19th- 6:00 p.m. Parent Volunteer Orientation - Media Center
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Welcome Back
            
Welcome all students and parents to an exciting year of learning, achievement, and success planned for the 2012-13 school term!
 
We are pleased to report that EES made Adequate Yearly Progress in 2011-12. Congratulations students, parents, and teachers!
 
We welcome several new staff members to EES. Special Education Resource teachers, Ms. Mallory Bailey and Mrs. Lynn Spence. Our nurse is Mrs. Melissa Jones.
 
 
 Our Mission
 
Our mission is to provide a safe, supportive learning environment that will enable our students to grow academically and socially.
 
 
A note from our Principal
“The wild hogs ate our lunch” is a remembrance from a former student of the Ebenezer Elementary One Room School that is located on site. It serves the school and community as a Living History project. Ebenezer Alive students frequently tour it and enjoy the remembrances of past students. The school’s last teacher, Mrs. Lorene Rountree, taught in it during the 1940’s, and current students enjoy a yearly “Grandparents Tea” there. Read more
 
 
New to the area?
If you are new to the district, you may find these areas of our website to be helpful:
  • Newcomers - Get information about the area including utilities, county government, city and school resources.
  • Data Dashboard - Learn how Effingham County makes the grade by visiting our data reporting area, with links to district/school report cards as well as graduation rates and population statistics.