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  • ATTENTION

    EVENTS COMING MAY 21st!!!

    Please click on the flyers provided

     

    GES Career Dress Up Day

     

    5th Grade Walk 

    This will be a parade around the school-parents are invited.

    High School Seniors Invited to Walk

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  • Attention Rising 6th Graders for ECMS!!!

     

    You are invited to Rising 6th Grader Night on at ECMS

    May 17 from 6-7

     

    Rising 6th Grade Night Flyer

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  • We Need Your Feedback!

    Title I Spring Input Meeting

    May 17, 2021

     

    10:00 – 11:00 A.M.

    Google Meet link: https://meet.google.com/cwz-tisy-sap

    Or dial: ‪(US) +1 502-622-7628 PIN: ‪198 514 488#

     

    OR

     

     

    6:00 – 7:00 P.M.

    Google Meet link: https://meet.google.com/aef-fekv-qfq

    Or dial: ‪(US) +1 716-256-2605 PIN: ‪803 631 391#

     

     

    This meeting is an opportunity for you to give us your input regarding the Title I Program & events for this school year.  We will also discuss and revise our School-Parent Compact, School and District Parent and Family Engagement Plan, and our Family Engagement Budget for the upcoming school year.

     

    If you have any questions regarding this meeting, contact Felicia Hills at (912) 772-3384 ext 2359 or fhills@effingham.k12.ga.us!

     

     

    Looking forward to seeing you there!

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  •  

    Summer Bridge Workbook Offer

    Help your student retain their classroom skills this summer with an award-winning, time-tested
    workbook series that keeps children thinking, busy, and active while continuing to learn all summer
    long!

    Prevent summer learning loss! Research shows that on average children can lose 2 months of grade-
    level equivalency skills over their summer vacation. By using Summer Bridge Activities, students

    enter their new grades prepared and confident.
    Summer Bridge
    • Learning activities meet current state standards for college and career readiness
    • Bonus flash cards for skills practice
    • Updated summer reading lists
    • Updated extension activities for fitness, outdoor learning, and more.
    • Available for students PreK going to K through 7th going to 8th in the 2021-22 school year

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  • Georgia Covid-19 Emotional Support Line

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  • Technology tips provided here.

    Please email tmarsh@effingham.k12.ga.us if you have a question about technology. 

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  • This letter includes information about our new access control system here at GES. Please read for further information. 

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  • Parent Portal allows parents and legal guardians to access their child's grades, daily attendance, report cards, and more. Please complete this form if you need Praent Portal access or if you have forgotten your password. Our data clerk, Wendy Gracen, will review your request, verify the information provided for accuracy, and will contact the parent/legal guardian if more information is needed. An email will be sent once your request has been verified and processed.

    Please fill out this form for Parent Portal assistance.

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  •  Parents' Right to Know

     

    In compliance with the requirements of the Every Students Succeeds Act, the Effingham County School System would like to inform you that you may request information about the professional qualifications of your student's teacher(s) and/ or paraprofessional(s). The following information may be requested: whether the student's teacher has met State qualification and licensing criteria for the grade levels and subject areas in which the teacher provides instruction; is teaching under emergency or other provisional status through which State qualification or licensing criteria have been waived; and is teaching in the field of discipline of the certification of the teacher. Whether the child is provided services by paraprofessionals and, if so, their qualifications. If you wish to request information concerning your child's teacher's and/ or paraprofessional's qualifications, please contact your child's school principal or you may contact Mrs. Susan Hartzog, Executive Director of Human Resources, at the Effingham County Board of Education at (912) 754-1119. 
     

    Letter to Parents (2020-2021)

     

    Derecho De Los Padres a Saber
    Conforme a los requisitos de la Ley para que todos los alumnos tengan éxito, al Sistema escolar del condado de Effingham le gustaría comunicarle que puede solicitar información sobre las calificaciones profesionales del (de los) maestro(s) y/o paraprofesional(es) de su hijo/a. Puede solicitarse la siguiente información: Si el maestro del alumno: ha cumplido con la calificación y los requisitos para la licencia del Estado para los niveles del grado y las asignaturas en las que el maestro enseña; está enseñando en carácter provisional o de emergencia a través del cual no se exigen los requisitos para la licencia ni la calificación del Estado y está enseñando en el campo de la disciplina de la certificación del maestro. Si son paraprofesionales los que le brindan servicios al alumno y, de ser así, sus calificaciones. Si desea solicitar información sobre las calificaciones del maestro y/o paraprofesional de su hijo, comuníquese con el director de la escuela de su hijo o con la Sra. Susan Hartzog, Directora Ejecutiva de Recursos Humanos, en la Junta de Educación del Condado de Effingham al (912) 754-1119.

    Carta de los Padres (2020-2021)

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  • Effingham 4-H  
     
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mission & vision

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    Our Vision

    Engaging learners for future success.


    Our Mission

    Make every moment count because every student matters.


    We Believe

    • student engagement is key to success
    • in high expectations for all
    • that learning is a shared responsibility
    • in supporting the whole child
    • a positive, caring staff makes a difference
    • in safe learning environments
    • everyone should be treated with respect

     
    School Purpose Statement
     
           Every day I will do my best, treat everyone
             with respect, and make smart choices
             that will lead me to success.
     
     
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