:: Our School Governance Council (SGC) is Seeking New Members ::
School Governance Elections are coming up May 5-7, 2015. As a Cohort 1 school we will be electing two parent/guardian positions and one teacher position. Parents/guardians and teachers interested in running for a position on the School Governance Council must submit an application online (Candidacy Declaration) on the SGCElections webpage by 5p.m. April 28th.
School Governance Councils (SGCs) are an integral component of Fulton's charter system. SGC's are responsible for setting and monitoring the strategic direction of the schools. If you want more information, please contact any of the current members: Parents-Laura Calvert, Amie Dean, Tina Strickland; Teachers-Nancy Lahey, Michelle Philpott, Jane Sugrue, Laura Williams; Community-Matt. Miller, Will Rumaugh.
Elections will be held from 8:00 a.m. May 5th through 5p.m. May 7th. Results will be announced Friday, May 8th.
:: More About the Georgia Milestones Assessment System ::
Spring break will be upon us soon and shortly after our time off schools will begin standardized testing. The testing window is from April 16 - 30. The CRCT is being replaced with the Georgia Milestones Assessment System (Georgia Milestones) this year. The Georgia Milestones aligns with state-adopted content in English Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, And Social Studies. For more information you can visit the Georgia Department of Education website or view an abbreviated parent brochure.
:: Hembree Springs - A 2014 Title 1 Georgia Reward School ::
Our school recently received an important Title 1 award from the State of Georgia. We were recognized as a 2014 Georgia Reward School in the "Highest Performance" category, ranking among the top 5% of all Title 1 schools in the state for academic achievement. Congratulations to you, as your child's first teacher and supporter of our educational programs, and to our amazing students, faculty and staff for a job well-done in the 2013-14 school year!