ECHOLS COUNTY SCHOOLS

VISION STATEMENT

To be a school system that develops independent, responsible, lifelong learners.

MISSION STATEMENT

The mission of the Echols County Schools System is to provide an excellent education for all students.

Governor's Office of Student Achievement logo

Local Educational Agency (LEA) Annual Report Card

Echols County Schools link to Report Card

 

Basketball Game for Friday, January 22

is postponed due to number of players quarantined

and lack of eligible players to participate

in the varsity basketball games versus Atkinson County. 

Both boys and girls basketball games are postponed

and we do not currently know when this game will be 

rescheduled.  As of now, other scheduled events will go 

on as planned.

 PRE-K PROGRAM CLOSURE NOTICE!!

Link to Notification Letter

 

NOTICE  - Clinch County Game on Thursday  January 14 6 PM!

The girls and boys basketball teams will be playing Clinch County on Thursday at 6:00.  Due to Covid-19, Clinch County is restricting the number of people allowed in the gym. They will not be selling any tickets at the gym the night of the game. We have 100 tickets that can be purchased in advance on a first come first serve basis. Parents, students and fans can purchase tickets from Mrs. Lynnette in the high school office beginning Tuesday morning at 8:00 for $6 each. You must bring the money to receive the tickets. We will not be reserving tickets without the money. You must have the ticket with you in order enter the game at Clinch on Thursday.

 

Notice to Parents and Students:

  • This Friday January 8th, we will be dismissing school 30 minutes early. All Students will be dismissed at 2:00 PM. Please make necessary arrangements for this early release.
  • Echols County Schools will resume school Tuesday, January 5th.  We will continue to follow our COVID related guidelines from the 1st semester.  If your child is currently sick or in quarantine due to COVID symptoms/exposure please do not send them to school. Please contact the school nurse if you have any questions about when your child may return to school.

Annual Title I Survey

Please review documents below

BEFORE taking the survey

9-12 Parent Involvement Policy 

9-12 School Improvement Plan

District CNA

District Parent Involvement Policy

Elem_MS Parent Compact

K-8 CNA

K-8 Parent Involvement Policy

K-8 School Improvement Plan

 

 

 

 

PUBLIC NOTICE:   

 

  • JOB OPENINGS

                                 -  SpEd Dept in need of Certified Teacher

                                             Teacher apply at teachgeorgia.org

                                - Substitute lunchroom workers

                                                                Please contact Missy Pittman at the BOE

                                                   229-559-5734 if you are interested.

 

http://www.gadoe.org/Finance-and-Business-Operations/Financial-Review/Pages/School-System-Financial-Information.aspx

 

  

 

 

 

"Do Your Part. #BeCyberSmart"

Tip sheets on how to protect yourself from online threats

Identity Theft and Internet Scams

Online Privacy

 

School Bus with Children Back to School

 

 

  2020-2021 Yearlong Calendar

            FY21 Back to School 

Link to Reopening Presentation

Link to ECS Reopening Plan

 

 

STATE LAUNCHES INTERNET SPEEDTEST PILOT FOR SCHOOLS

The Governor’s Office has announced a Statewide initiative to map wireless carriers in support of education. The goal is to draw a clear picture of what wireless access really looks like in our State by creating maps to assist with decision making. We ask that you help spread the word about this effort and encourage your students, parents, staff and the public in your areas to participate. The link to the press release is on the Governor's website and information that you can use to spread the word.

Link to speed test    www.speedtest.net

 

Internet Speed Test Site

 

 

FREE Public WiFi for Georgians Link

 

Important Notices

 

 

Governor's Directive Effective March 26 2020

Per Governor's Directive at this Link

Link to Superintendent's Notice Letter

Link to Open Education Resources for Teachers & Students

Link to FREE Resources for Parent to Use with Students

Link to Educational Resources

CLEVER is available for Teachers and Students on School Home Pages

Link to GA Home Classroom Information

Link to GPB Online Resources

Link to coastal Plains RESA Wraparound COVID-19 Resource List

 

 

 

 DUAL ENROLLMENT INFORMATION

Dual Enrollment Brochure for Families

 

 

 

 

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                             NOTICE TO PARENTS!!!!

 

    According to the Georgia Department of Public Health, before starting the 

   2020-2021 school yearall students entering or transferring into 

   eleventh grade will need proof of a meningococcal booster shot (MCV4),

   unless their first dose was received on or after their 16th birthday. 

  Meningococcal disease is a serious bacterial infection of the brain and spinal cord fluid.

 

                        Meningitis Vaccine Parent Letter

              Click this link for important vaccination requirements - English!!

Click this link for important vaccination requirements - Spanish!!

 

 

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Information on Dual Enrollment

 

GSFC’s “How to apply for Dual Enrollment” video…

https://www.gafutures.org/hope-state-aid-programs/scholarships-grants/dual-enrollment/

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The district is committed to securing student data and informing parents of their rights under the Family Educational Rights and privacy Act (FERPA) and the Student Data privacy, Accessibility, and Transparency Act of Georgia. Policy JRA also establishes a process for making student data privacy complaints.

 Policies JR and JRA are linked below (see eBoard on district website for these and other policies). 

·         FERPA Directory Information and Parent Rights

·         ECBOE JR and JRA Policies and JRA-E(1)/JRA-E(2) Complaint Forms 

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OPEN RECORDS NOTICE

Records of the Echols County Schools are subject to the Georgia Open Records Act, O.C.G.A. § 50-18-70 et seq.

All written requests for public records made pursuant to the Official Code of Georgia Annotated Title 50, Article 4, Chapter 18 must be sent to the Open Records Officer, Mrs. Kelly Wicks, at Echols County Board of Education, 216 Hwy 129 North, Statenville, GA 31648 or to kelly.wicks@echols.k12.ga.us.

 

Calendar

 

   BOE meeting dates
   are located in the
   Calendar section.


216 US Hwy 129 North | Statenville, GA 31648 | (229) 559-5734 | (229) 559-0484

The Echols County School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, or sex in its employment practices, student programs and dealings with the public. It is the policy of the Board of Education to comply fully with the requirements of Title VI, Title IX, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans With Disabilities Act and all accompanying regulations. (BOE policies GAAA and JAA). Any employee, student, applicant for employment, parent or other person who believes he or she has been discriminated against or harassed in violation of this policy may contact Echols County Board of Education, 216 Hwy 129 North, POB 207, Statenville, Georgia 31648, (229) 559-5734.

Echols County Schools is committed to providing a website that is accessible to the widest possible audience, regardless of technology or ability. This website endeavors to comply with best practices and standards defined by Section 508 of the U.S. Rehabilitation Act. If you would like additional assistance or have accessibility concerns, please contact Kelly Wicks at 229-559-5344. We are always striving to improve the accessibility standards of our website.