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  • PTO Fundraiser


    Butter Braid Bread

    Sand Hill Elementary PTO is excited to kick off their first fundraiser of the year! 

    Orders will be accepted until November 1, 2017.

    Payments are also due on November 1, 2017.

    All payment should have the student's name and homeroom printed on it.

    Delivery is expected the week of November 13th.

    Contact PTO with questions on their Facebook page or

    email them: sandhillelementarypto@gmail.com.


    Click here if you need an additional order form: Order Form





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  • Georgia Parent Survey

    All parents are encouraged to participate in the Georgia Parent Survey.

    The data will be used as part of the calculation of the School Climate Star Rating.

    Survey responses are anonymous and will be submitted directly to the Georgia Department of Education for analysis.

    Parents may complete the survey using their personal computer, smartphone or tablet.

     The Georgia Parent Survey link is posted below. 

    Thank you in advance for completing the survey. 

    We want everyone to know the great things going on at Sand Hill.



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  • Late Library Day

    Amelia Bedelia's First Day of School

    Come read with your child(ren).

    October 18, 2017

    2:55-5:30 PM

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  • STEM

    STEM Club Meeting

    October 19th

    after school


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  • Your Future is Key

    Drug Free Logo

    So Stay Drug Free!

    Red Ribbon Week Activities




    The Theme this year is “Your Future is Key, So Stay Drug Free!”


    Monday October 23rd - "Being Drug Free is Key to My Future

    Career- Career Day - Dress up as to what you'd like to be

    when you grow up or wear your school uniform. Please

    Follow School/County Dress Code according to the 

    student handbook, including closed toe & back of shoes.


    Tuesday, October 24th- “Red Ribbon Day”

    *Students may wear a red shirt with uniform bottoms.


    Wednesday, October 25th- “Warm Hugs, Not Drugs”

    *Wear a scarf and/or hat with your school uniform.


    Thursday, October 26th-  "Team Up Against Drugs"

    *Wear your favorite team shirt or jersey with uniform bottoms.


    Friday, October 27th- “Say BOO to Drugs”

    *Halloween parade 9AM,

    Change of information below:
    ***To prevent students from needing to change after the parade, we encourage them to wear their uniform under their costumes, but students will need to be in uniform after the parade.  Costumes cannot be worn all day. No ghoulish or scary costumes, no full face masks, no weapons. ***

    No full face masks, no weapons, no ghoulish or scary costume



    Community Service Project: Manna House Food Drive

    We will accept non-perishable foods all week for the Manna House.



     School Wide Activities:

    RRW Classroom Door Decorations

    Be a Buddy, no a bully! Bullytin Board in the cafeteria, kids sign drug-free, anti-bully pledge

    Red Popsicles for Students

    Daily Drug-Free Messages announced by Nurse DeeDee or Counselor

    Chalk Messages- Students will write drug-free messages in chalk on the sidewalk to each other (We are accepting donations of  chalk for this event. Send to Nurse DeeDee.)

    Drug-Free Lessons


    Red Ribbon Week Parent Letter 

    Click the link above to view the parent letter.

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  • Chess Club

    Chess Club meets this Thursday, October 26th.
    4th and 5th Graders, only
    See Mrs. Davis for a permission slip to attend.
    *Students must return the signed permission slip to stay for chess club meetings.
    Meeting time is dismissal until 4 PM.
    Parents, pick-up time is 4 PM.

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  • Parkers  


    Parker’s donates 1¢ from every gallon of gas sold at
    Parker’s locations throughout your County on the first
    Wednesday of every month!

    Help get the word out to parents and other supporters of
    our school. We can raise funds for our school by using the
    Parker’s PumpPal Club Card on “Fueling the Community”


    Just pick up a PumpPal card at any Parker’s location. Then
    go online at www.ParkerSav.com to quickly sign up as a
    member. Don’t forget to register our school for the 1¢ per
    gallon donation.

    Existing PumpPal members can access their accounts
    online anytime and select our school for the donation.

    Let’s Start Fueling Our Community and Start Fueling Up
    for Our School!

    Call Parker’s at (912) 844-9549, for help with this worthwhile


    Thank you for your continued support!

    Parker's Fueling the Community



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  • Volunteer Training

    Click this link to access the Mandated Reporter Module.

    Open this PDF for full instructions: Instructions for Volunteers

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  • Title I News green
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    Tabitha Edenfield was selected as Teacher of the Year. 

    She willserve as Sand Hill Elementary School's

    representatives in 2016-2017. 

    Congratulations to Mrs. Edenfield!



     Angela Wise

    Angela Wise was selected as Para of the Year. She will serve

    as Sand Hill Elementary School's representative this school term.

    Congratulations to Mrs. Wise!



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mission & vision

  • Our Mission

    As a community of learners, in cooperation with stakeholders, our mission is:
    To provide rigorous and relevant instruction in a safe environment to enable all students to obtain a high school diploma as a foundation for post secondary success.
    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
    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.