The Mitchell County School System is joining in a statewide celebration to salute the efforts of local school board members. The week of March 16-20, 2020 has been proclaimed School Board Appreciation Week in Georgia. Thank you Board Members (Norma Gilpatrick, Joe White, Tholen Edwards, Pat Singleton, Barbara Reddick, Gregg Scott, Robert Scott) for all that you do for the students of the Mitchel County School System.
Georgia Department of Public Health: “If you believe that you are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 or have been exposed to the novel coronavirus, please contact your primary care doctor, an urgent care clinic, or your local federally qualified healthcare center. Please do not show up unannounced at an emergency room or health care facility.”
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The MCHS's Eagle News Football Broadcast Show will be aired each day at 10:15 a.m. and 6 p.m. Student announcements will be aired at 7:45 a.m., 6:15 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Tune in to listen to the students.
At the Georgia Parent Mentor Kick Off Conference in Athens, Georgia, Ms. Shirley Daniels was awarded the Visionary Award. Ms. Daniels was recognized for her outstanding contributions to Mitchell County and the Georgia Parent Mentor organization. Read more about her in the October issue of the Eagle's Nest Newsletter.
Mitchell County Board of Education Regular Board Meeting will be held on March 24, 2020. The meeting will be held at the Mitchell County Board of Education Board Room located on 108 South Harney Street, beginning at 5:30 p.m.
Do you know of a former athletic graduate from the Mitchell County School System who exceled in his/her sports and who has actively supported the community and the Mitchell County School System and is worthy of recognition? The person could be recognized at an assembly, be given a plaque, honorable mention or retire a jersey. If you know of a person, contact Mitchell County High School Principal Ossie Canidate at 229-336-0970 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org or MCSS Superintendent Robert Adams at 229-336-2100 to nominate your person. Please include details about the person (year graduate, sports played, why the person should be recognized).
Ms. L. Wingate’s Culinary Arts students are hosting events in their Eagle’s Nest Café at Mitchell County High School. Businesses can meet at a time and day of their choice, menus are tailored to meet the business’ needs, and audio/visual equipment is provided. Requirements: minimum of 10 people, but can accommodate up to 50 and give at least a week’s notice in advance. There is no charge for the room, just the meal. For more information, e-mail Lillibel_Wingate@mitchell.k12.ga.us.
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
The Mitchell County School System buses will be running on Thursday, March 19, between 9:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. (noon). Selected employees will be going door to door so that they are able to identify where each student is residing during the day this week, and for the next few weeks, so that the school system can begin providing meals and instructional materials on Tuesday, March 24, 2020.
The 21st Century Community Learning classes will be held on Tuesday's and Thursday's from 2:30-6 p.m. and on Wednesday's from 1:30-7 p.m. On February 8 and February 22, the 21st Century Saturday School will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Acceleration, remediation, and enrichment learning opportunities will be held.