• We Need Your Feedback!

    Join Us Virtually at Our

    Title I Spring Input Meeting

    Wednesday, April 21, 2021


    10:00 – 11:00 A.M.

    Google Meet link:

    Or dial: ‪(US) +1 267-553-4876 PIN: ‪336 168 525#




    6:00 – 7:00 P.M.

    Google Meet link:

    Or dial: ‪(US) +1 216-800-6651 PIN: ‪333 414 906#


    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!


     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

    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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  • Update from Pricipal:

    February 22, 2021 

    Hello Guyton Parents. 

     I would like to thank parents and students for your cooperation as we continue working together through the COVID-19 pandemic.  It may seem that many of the safeguards currently in place are tedious and inconvenient, but our numbers certainly reflect the success of our efforts to minimize the spread of the virus within our school community.  

    While our district’s current protocols in response to individuals who test positive for COVID 19 have proven to be effective, we are asking families to please take proactive measures to offset the spread of the virus.  If your child experiences any COVID-like symptoms, please keep them at home until those symptoms improve.  We realize the symptoms for seasonal allergies are similar to those for COVID, but we have had several cases where COVID-positive students have been sent to school under the mistaken assumption that their symptoms were only allergy-related.  Thus causing many other students to be quarantined from school. 

    Again, please, keep your child at home if he or she experiences fever, cough, runny nose, sinus congestion, sore throat, headache, muscle aches, or loss of either taste or smell.  The school district understands that you are working to ensure other’s wellbeing, so please be assured that your child’s absences will not be held against them. A parent note will suffice as documentation for students’ absences in these cases. 

    Thank you for doing your part to keep all of our students and families safe!  If you have any questions or concerns, please reach out and our staff will assist you in any way possible.  

    Thank you,

    Charlotte V. Connelly, Principal GES

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  • Apex's Attitude of Gratitude prize winner!

    This amazing Guyton Elementary student dedicated a week to showing more gratitude in his life by completing daily gratitude challenges.

    Apex Gratitude Winner!

    Above is a picture of William Smith (also known as William Dean) with his certificate and prizes.

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  • Georgia Covid-19 Emotional Support Line

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  • Technology tips provided here.

    Please email 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  
    For local 4-H information,
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  • Parker's Fueling the Community

    Fueling the Community

    Parker’s president, Greg Parker understands that education is the rising tide that lifts all ships. It’s the key to future success and the smartest investment in a community. 

    That’s why we proudly donate one cent from every gallon of gas purchased at all of our convenience stores on the first Wednesday of each month to area schools through our Fueling the Community program. This charitable initiative officially launched in the fall of 2011 and distributes over $100,000 per year to public and private schools throughout Georgia and South Carolina. As a locally owned and operated company, we recognize the importance of giving back to the communities where our customers and employees live and work.  This would greatly help your school, Guyton Elementary!! 

    Parker’s customers can sign up for a PumpPal card online to select Guyton Elementary for their one cent per gallon donation. Existing PumpPal members can access their account online and select your preferred school here.

    Education and health are imperative to a community, and we’re proud to regularly contribute to both. Remember to fuel up at Parker’s on the first Wednesday of each month to help us keep giving back to area schools and medical centers!

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