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November 11:   Schools Closed November 11, 2022

Due to projected high winds and rain in the area on Friday, November 11, 2022, we will close schools for staff and students. The inclement weather is forecasted to be out of the area at 12:00 noon on Friday.  Stay safe everyone. 

Rowland Cummings, MCSS Superintendent 

 

November 10:  Board Worksession Canceled 

The REGULAR WORKSESSION scheduled for Thursday, November 10, 2022, at 5:30 p.m. has been CANCELLED due to Tropical Storm Nicole. The REGULAR BOARD MEETING will be conducted as scheduled on Tuesday, November 15, 2022, at 5:30 p.m. in the Mitchell County Board of Education Board Room. This notice was posted at the Mitchell County Board of Education on Thursday, November 10, 2022 at 12 p.m.

 

November 9, 2022: Early Release for Students on November 10 at Noon. 

We are monitoring Tropical Storm Nicole. Based on the potential inclement weather forecasted for our area (high winds), we will release school on Thursday, November 10 at 12:00 p.m. We will continue to monitor the weather and a decision will be made Thursday (November 10) afternoon about school on Friday.

 

July 2022:  Student Handbook 2022-2023

 

June 23:  Supply Lists for all the schools for the 2022-2023 school Year. 

 

May 24:  Attention Parents and Students

With summer break upon us, we know some students may face food insecurity while away from school buildings. FoodFinder  (https://foodfinder.us/) is a mobile and web app created by a graduate of Georgia public schools that allows families to find food distribution sites (including food pantries, drive-through distributions, and school meal providers) based on their location. The app is free, not-for-profit, and available in the following locations:   Click on each of the following links  to receive more info: Web | App Store | Google Play

Richard Woods, State School Superintendent

 

 

CLIP/District Improvement Plan Review

The Consolidated Local Education Agency Plan and the District Improvement Plan for Mitchell County School System are currently available for review by stakeholders for the 2022-2023 school year. The CLIP and District Improvement Plan can be found on the Mitchell County School System’s website https://www.mitchell.k12.ga.us under the Departments Tab/Federal Program then click on the CLIP link to review the plan and complete the survey.  A printed copy of the plans is located  at the Mitchell County Board of Education building in the office of Federal Programs. 

Meetings of the Consolidated Local Education Planning Team and stakeholders are scheduled for the following dates:

May 16, 2023, 10:00 a.m.

May 16, 2023, 4:00 p.m. 

May 18, 2023, 4:00 p.m.

All school personnel and stakeholders are invited to join any of the meetings to review and give input into the revision of the  MCSS District Improvement Plan. If unable to attend any of the meetings, please go to https://www.mitchell.k12.ga.us/ and click on the Departments Section/Federal Programs/CLIP to view the FY23 District Improvement Plan and complete the Stakeholder Comment Form - survey.   Questions or written comments may be directed to: 

Tina Sharp, Federal Programs Coordinator

108 South Harney Street, Camilla, Georgia 31730

229-321-7002 ext. 1003 or [email protected]

 

 

January 2022:  ENGAGE Georgia
Georgia's Department of Education has partnered with Graduation Alliance to provide an extra layer of support for K-12 students and their families to boost school engagement and academic success during the school year.  Click on the title for more details.

 

COVID-19 :  Click on the following links to find out the latest information. 

GA Department of Public Health Website

Center for Disease Control and Prevention Website 

 

MCSS Reopening of Schools  Plan

Mitchell County School System has reviewed and revised it's Reopening Plan.  Please click here to view current plan. 

Please be aware this document will be continuously updated based on the latest guidance from GaDOE, the Department of Public Health, and Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).  Mitchell County Schools has continuously monitored federal, state, and local guidelines regarding the COVID-19 pandemic. Some of the specific information that has been reviewed includes the Georgia Department of Education and Georgia Department of Public Health guidance, World Health Organization guidance, and CDC guidance. In addition to this guidance, Mitchell County Schools is constantly meeting with local and state health officials to ensure that our approach is in accordance with the most recent data available. 

 

 

 

School Based Health Clinic at Mitchell County High School

School Based Health Center link

Albany Area Primary Health Care and the Mitchell County School System have joined in partnership and developed a comprehensive health clinic that is located with the Career Academy at Mitchell County High School. This center is staffed with medical, dental, behavioral health, optometry, and/or other ancillary service providers.

 

Our services include diagnosis and treatment of acute illnesses and minor injuries, management of chronic illnesses, routine health physicals, immunizations, counseling, behavioral health, health education/promotion, hearing, vision and lab testing and referrals to medical subspecialists and community agencies, treatment of oral health issues with general dentistry services, and treatment of vision services with optometry services.

 

The primary focus of the clinic is to provide quality, accessible health care to the children of Mitchell County in order to positively impact children's health, school attendance, and academic performance.

Parents, please click on the title above  and sign the consent form for each of your children if you desire for your children to be seen. Signing the consent form does not change your child's personal doctor but it allows the child to be seen at our School Based Health Center.

 

Phone Numbers: 

List of Phone Numbers and Contacts for the Mitchell County School System. 

 
 Back to school immunizations
Below is a link to DPH informing about required vaccines for students.

 

 

Main Office Phone Numbers for each school:  
Mitchell County Primary School:  229-321-7003
 Mitchell County Elementary School: 229-321-7004 
Mitchell County Middle School: 229-321-7005 
Mitchell County High School 229-321-7006 
Mitchell County Board of Ed-Central Office: 229-321-7002

 

New Student Enrollment: How do I enroll my child in the Mitchell County School System? 
 Attention Parents: Registration of New Students (Early Learning-12th Grades) for the Mitchell County School System will be held at the individual schools.  
•    Early Learning-2nd Grades:  Mitchell County Primary School at 50 Griffin Road, Camilla, GA 31730.  Contact:  Cherelle Thomas at 229-321-7003.
•    3rd-5th Grades:  Mitchell County Elementary School at 15815 Hwy 93, Baconton, GA 31716.  Contact:  Katrina Spence at 229-321-7004.
•    6th-8th Grades:  Mitchell County Middle School at 55 Griffin Road, Camilla, GA  31730.  Contact:  Trenise Sanders at 229-321-7005.
•    9th-12th Grades:  Mitchell County High School at 1000 Newton Road, Camilla, GA 31730.  Contact:  Alegra Robinson at 229-321-7006.
 
The following documents are required to complete the application process:
•    a copy of your child's immunization record, social security card, Ear-Eye-and Dental Form and birth certificate; and proof of residency  to give to the registrar upon enrollment of your child. For more details, contact your child’s school.  
 
 Student Withdrawal:  How do I withdraw my child from the Mitchell County School System? 
Attention Parents of students in Early Learning-12th Grades:    Student Withdrawals will be processed at each school. 
•    Early Learning-2nd Grades:  Mitchell County Primary School at 50 Griffin Road, Camilla, GA 31730.  Contact:  Cherelle Thomas at 229-321-7003.
•    3rd-5th Grades:  Mitchell County Elementary School at 15815 Hwy 93, Baconton, GA 31716.  Contact:  Katrina Spence at 229-321-7004.
•    6th-8th Grades:  Mitchell County Middle School at 55 Griffin Road, Camilla, GA  31730.  Contact:  Trenise Sanders at 229-321-7005.
•    9th-12th Grades:  Mitchell County High School at 1000 Newton Road, Camilla, GA 31730.  Contact:  Alegra Robinson at 229-321-7006.

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