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

 

 

 PUBLIC NOTICE:   

 - The Echols County Board of Education will have a special called meeting on  Friday, May 21, 2021 at 5:30 PM at the BOE Office.

- The Echols County Board of Education will have a special called meeting on Wednesday, June 9, 2021 at 11:30 AM at the Board of Education Office to discuss the FY22 Budget. This budget will be considered for final adoption at the meeting on Wednesday, June 9, 2021 at 12 PM Link to Tenative Budget for FY22

 - The Echols County Board of Education has changed the date and time of the June board meeting to June 9, 2021 at 12 PM at the Board of Education Office.

 

BOE Summer Days and Hours:

Monday - Thursday, closed on Fridays

7:00 AM - 4:30 PM 

 

REOPENING PLAN

 

ESSER III

 Link to Reopening Presentation

 Link to ECS Reopening Plan

 

 

 

 

Device with pen and paper

 Out of County Request for Enrollment

Out of County Registration June 1-24, 2021

Packets available at the Echols County School Board Office

216 Hwy 129 North, Statenville, GA 31648

PACKETS NOT ACCEPTED AFTER THURSDAY, JUNE 24 AT 12 NOON

PACKETS SUBMITTED AT BOARD OFFICE ONLY!!!!

A RECEIPT WITH THE DATE AND TIME PACKET WAS RECEIVED AT THE BOE WILL BE GIVEN TO THE SUBMITTER

Incomplete packets will automatically be DENIED enrollment

Parents/Guardians, It is your responsibility to submit all forms and any required information for enrollment in Echols county Schools.

Echols County Schools are not responsible fo rrequesting or secruing any of the required registration forms or information.

In addition, the submission of an application does not guarantee acceptance for enrollment.

You will be notified by mail by July 17, 2021, of the final decision. No decisions will be given over the phone. 

 

All Photographer Proofs can be Viewed for Purchase at Each of the School Websites

 

The Emergency Broadband Benefit Program (EBB) enrollment opens  May 12, 2021

Eligible households can enroll through an approved provider or by visiting

 https://getemergencybroadband.org  

 

 Student Technology Acceptable Use Agreement 2021-2022

2021-2022 Draft for Review

Submit any questions or recommendations to 

kelly.wicks@echols.k12.ga.us

by Wednesday, June 23, 2021

 

 

Summer Meals

June 1-24, 2021

See Flyer for more information

English Flyer

Spanish Flyer

 

  

VIRTUAL JOB FAIR FOR EDUCATORS

Sponsored by: Coastal Plains RESA 

May 25, 2021

   See Flyer for Details 

 

Pre-K End of Year Celebration

Video Link Available Monday, May 17 9 a.m.

on EMS website

 

Video Honoring Mrs. Linda Worth

 

NOTICE to PARENTS AND GUARDIANS

EFFECTIVE MONDAY, MARCH 1, 2021

 MASK MANDATE

For Riding a School Bus

Security Directive 1582/84-21-01Read information at links below

ECSD Bus Mask Mandate

CDC Mask Order

 

 PUBLIC NOTICE:   

  • JOB OPENINGS

 - School Nutrition Program Assistant-Worker

             Full Time Position

             Job Description link

          Application Link--submit to Echols County Board of Education

   - 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

 

 

              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.