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Georgia Department of Education Parent Engagement Program - Parent Engagement is an ongoing process that increases active participation, communication, and collaboration between parents, schools, and communities with the goal of educating the whole child to ensure student achievement and success.  This site provides resources and information including events, activities, parent award nominations and more.
 
Common Core State Standards in English and Spanish - Resource for parents with brochures, links, and videos in English and Spanish.
 
ESSA:  Every Student Succeeds Act, the replacement for the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (Commonly known as No Child Left Behind)  in December 2015 was signed into law.  More info GADOE ESSA website; US Department of Education ESSA website
 
 

Footsteps2Brilliance:  Mitchell County Schools has implemented the Footsteps2Brilliance program in primary and elementary grades.  Footsteps2Brilliance users have shown measurable results in vocabulary acquisition, critical thinking, and comprehension. The easy to use bilingual curriculum helps all parents, including parents who speak English as a second language.  Children are given electronic access to hundreds of books! Parents can assist their children and monitor their children’s progress by setting up an account at www.f2b.com/register/mitchellcounty.  Students in grades Pre-K – 3rd have been provided a login.  Parents are encouraged to enroll their toddlers in Mitchell County’s F2B!  Log in using this address:  www.footsteps2Brilliance.com  

Eagle Express Bus:  Rollin' and Reading visits Southfork on Monday's from 4-6 and the Neighborhood Service Center and Boys & Girls Club on Wednesday's from 4-6. Since the 1st visit, the students have been eager to visit the bus. Incentives, prizes, and drawings will be held weekly. As students board the bus, their bus passes will be stamped and that enters their name into the pool, to potentially win an Ipod or a bicycle.   For more information contact Anita Paulk or Shirley Daniels.

 

 

 

Khan Academy - All of the site's resources are available to anyone. It doesn't matter if you are a student, teacher, home-school, principal, adult returning to the classroom after 20 years.   The Khan Academy's materials and resources are available to you completely free of charge.


Khan's library of videos covers K-12 math, science topics such as biology, chemistry, and physics, and even reaches into the humanities with playlists on finance and history. Each video is approximately 10 minutes long, and especially purposed for viewing on the computer.  Students can make use of the extensive video library, interactive challenges, and assessments from any computer with access to the web. Coaches, parents, and teachers have unprecedented visibility into what their students are learning and doing on the Khan Academy.
 
National PTA - Grade by grade Parent Guides for Student Success on the Common Core State Standards, available in English and Spanish.
 
GaDOE Bullying Prevention - Georgia Department of Education web site on bullying with lots of resources for parents and students.
 
MCSS Student Handbook FY18  containing Student Handbook, Code of Conduct, Discipline Procedures, etc.