The CLIP is reviewed each year for the effectiveness of the actions, programs, and strategies implemented to meet our goals. A team is organized to make revisions to the plan based on current assessment data, demographics, and feedback from stakeholders.
We will hold our annual Comprehensive LEA Improvement Plan (CLIP) review meeting on Tuesday, June 28 at 6:00 p.m. at the CBJ Educational Complex, 101 East Third Street, Greensboro. As the Local Educational Agency (LEA), we are committed to creating and maintaining partnerships with our parents, teachers, staff and community, and we encourage all to attend this important meeting to provide input on the improvement plan.
You can review and make comments regarding the current C.L.I.P. by clicking here.
The community is invited to attend our Parent Involvement Plan meeting on Tuesday, June 28 at 5:30 p.m. at the CBJ Educational Complex, 101 East Third Street, Greensboro.
The meeting will focus on how to increase parent involvement at the district level and how parents can become more involved in their child’s education.
For more information about the Parent Involvement Plan, contact Targie Folds, Parent Liaison, at (706) 453-7688 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Georgia Department of Education released the 2015 School Climate Star Ratings
on June 1. Each school in Georgia received a 1-5 star ratings, with five stars
representing an excellent school climate, and one star representing a school climate
most in need of improvement. School Climate Star Ratings are an informational
tool for schools, administrators, and parents; they do not affect the school’s
College & Career Ready Performance Index (CCRPI) score.
enrolled in Business Communications at Greene County High School recently took
and passed the Microsoft Office Specialist exam. Since every student enrolled
in the class passed the exam, the high school’s pass rate is 100 percent for
this exam, explained Kati Mize. Mize teaches marketing, business and audio video
classes at GCHS.
County Schools Interim Superintendent Dr. Chris Houston is pleased to announce
the appointment of Dr. Jacqueline Jackson as the new principal of Greensboro
Elementary School and Mr. James Peek as the new principal of Greene County High
School. Both educators have extensive backgrounds in school administration.
County Sheriff Donnie Harrison visited Greene County High School last week to
surprise GCHS senior Ilsse Ortega. Sheriff
Harrison presented Ilsse with a Certificate of Appreciation from the Sheriff’s
Office for her “hard work and dedication to her academics and being an outstanding
student citizen” as well as a letter from Congressman Jody Hice, congratulating
her on receiving the STAR Student Award sponsored by the Lions Club of Union
County High School senior Darrell Evans placed 2nd in Job Interview
at DECA’s Career Development Conference. More than 1,900 DECA members from
across the state attended the conference and participated in a variety of
leadership activities and competitions.
Middle School Chapter of Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) traveled to the
Georgia National Fairgrounds and Conference Center in Perry for the annual Georgia
FBLA Middle Level State Leadership Conference.
Greene County CBJ Preschool registration for the 2016-2017 school year will begin on February 29. The program is free and open to all children who reside in Greene County and are 4 years old on or before August 31, 2016. The preschool follows the Greene County School System Academic Calendar. The school year for preschool students is 180 days.
Applications are available at Greene County CBJ Preschool, 103 East Third Street, Greensboro.
In addition to the application, the following documents are required for enrollment:
If you have any questions regarding preschool registration, please call (706) 454-1064.
The Greene County FFA chapter will celebrate National FFA Week, Feb. 20-27. This year’s theme is Amplify! and it embraces more than 85 years of FFA traditions while looking forward to the organization’s future. More than half a million members will participate in National FFA Week activities at local, state and national levels.
Greensboro Elementary School fifth grader and youngest Spelling Bee participant Jarvis Merritt was named the District-wide Spelling Bee winner for Greene County Schools Tuesday night (Feb. 2) after spelling the championship word “résumé” correctly.
Greene County High School DECA officers,
members and adviser Kati Mize travelled to Winder on Jan. 22 to compete against
seven other schools in DECA’s Region IX Competition.
On January 19, 2016, the Greene County Board of Education named Dr. Chris Houston Interim Superintendent of Greene County Schools.
Greene County Family Connection Commission has worked to improve the quality of life for families in Greene County for more than two decades. Led by Executive Director Targie Folds, the Family Connection Commission brings together community partners and resources to plan and execute initiatives targeted at increasing the high school graduation rate, and decreasing the teen pregnancy rate, STD rate, unemployment rate and child abuse and neglect rate.
Approximately 30 people experienced the virtual realities of poverty in a unique poverty simulation conducted on Tuesday, November 17 by Greene County Family Connection Commission, Inc. The Community Action Poverty Simulation (CAPS) was designed to help people better understand the realities of poverty. Participants included staff members from various human service agencies and local civic and community leaders.
Greene County High School’s Work Based Learning (WBL) Program held its first Coffee and Conversation event on Nov. 19. Students enrolled in the WBL Program had the opportunity to enjoy lunch provided by the high school’s Culinary Arts Program while talking with representative from local businesses.
Scores from the 2014-15 administration of the Georgia Milestones Assessment System (Georgia Milestones in grades 3-8 and Georgia Milestones EOCs in grades 9-12) were released today. These preliminary scores reflect the first administration of Georgia’s new comprehensive testing system.
All across Georgia, parents are assisting their children in school during the month of November for Parent Engagement Month. On November 19, schools across the state will celebrate Parent Involvement Day. Schools have partnered with parents to highlight the vital role parents play in the education of children.
Graduation rates have been calculated, and Greene County High School’s rate is higher than the state’s average. According to reports released by the Georgia Department of Education, GCHS’s graduation rate is 82 percent, 3.3 points higher than the state’s average of 78.8 percent and 17 points higher the 2014 graduation rate.
Six members of the Greene County FFA attended the 88th National FFA Convention in Louisville, Kentucky October 27-Oct 31. The group attended workshops, heard from Dr. Rick Rigsby and the National FFA Officer team, visited the career show, took in Churchill Downs and the Muhammad Ali Center and made friends from across the state and nation.
Greene County High School’s DECA officers recently attended Georgia DECA’s Fall Leadership Development Conference. The conference was held Oct. 22-23 at the Waverly Renaissance Hotel in Atlanta. Students from all across the state gathered and attended seminars on young entrepreneurs, competition tips, team building and enhancing their leadership skills.
Anita White Carson Middle School Chapter of Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) recently sponsored a “Deals on Wheels” program.
Students and staff from Anita White Carson Middle School attended the Georgia National Fair on Thursday, October 15. October 15 was also Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) Day at the fair.
Minister D’Ondre Mapp was the guest speaker at the Greene County PREP Center on Sept. 11. Mapp shared his experiences as a young boy growing up in Greene County and being associated with gangs, fighting and skipping classes. Many people thought that he would not be successful in life.
Public schools in Georgia are evaluated on the College and Career Ready Performance Index (CCRPI) using survey data from students, school personnel and parents to calculate the School Climate Star Rating. Please help our district by taking a brief survey about your child(ren)'s school(s). The results of the survey will be used to help the Georgia Department of Education calculate our School Climate Star Rating within the College and Career Ready Performance Index (CCRPI).
Survey responses are anonymous and will be submitted directly to the Georgia Department of Education for analysis.
CLICK HERE for survey links. Surveys close Friday, February 26, 2016.
October 19, 2015 – Greene County School System has rescheduled its Walk to School Day event to the morning of Friday, Oct. 30. The school system had to cancel the annual walk earlier this month because of the weather.
Across the district, schools are also celebrating Homecoming Week by having SPIRIT dress up days.
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101 East Third Street
Greensboro, Georgia 30642
Contact: Ms. Robyn Brunson
Telephone: (706) 453-7688
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 15, 2015
Friday, October 30, 2015 is an early release day for students. All students will be released at 11:15 a.m. Both breakfast and lunch will be served on this day.
The Pete Nance Boys and Girls Club will open for students beginning at 11:15 a.m. Please contact your child’s school if you have questions about scheduled extracurricular activities or sporting events.
On August 17, Greene County High School welcomed Fox 5 Atlanta as part of the news station’s High 5 Sports series. GCHS is one of 48 schools in Georgia to be featured on the High 5 Sports Football Caravan tour. Monday was Day One of the four-day tour with stops that also included the Tigers’ 2015 football season opponents, Walton and Wilkes counties.
On March 30, 2015, Governor Nathan Deal signed House Bill 91 into law, giving former students the opportunity to petition for graduation. This law means that an individual no longer enrolled in a Georgia public school and who previously failed to receive a high school diploma solely for failing to achieve a passing score on one or more portions of the Georgia High School Graduation Tests, the Georgia High School Writing Test, or their predecessors may petition the local board of education for graduation. The local board will determine the student’s eligibility to receive a high school diploma pursuant to O.C.G.A. § 20-2-281.1 based on the graduation requirements in effect when the student first entered ninth grade.