Savannah-Chatham County Public School System

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Johnson High Students Excel at Collegiate Debate Conference

Johnson High students not only held their own with universities such as UGA, Ohio State and Kennesaw State, but came home with two awards!

November 7 Board Briefs

Read a summary of the latest Board Meeting

Shawn Bulloch Named Student of the Month - October 2018

7th Grade Student from STEM Academy Receives Honor at Board Meeting

Isle of Hope K8 Wins First Place Georgia STEM Education Award for STEM Day Activities

This is Isle of Hope K8’s THIRD first place state STEM Education award since 2014.

Isle of Hope K8 Named a Finalist for 2018 STEM Education STEM Day Activities Award

2018 winners will be announced at the Seventh Annual STEM Education Awards Assembly being held Friday, November 2nd at Loudermilk Center in Atlanta.

SCCPSS Once Again Earns Meritorious Budget Award

This is the eleventh year that the Savannah-Chatham County Public School System’s Division of Finance has participated in the MBA program – showing a commitment to sound fiscal management and budgetary policies.

SCCPSS Names Five Finalists for 2020 Teacher of the Year

Teachers were on hand to represent their school at the 2020 Teacher of the Year reception.

Groundbreaking Ceremony Held for New ESPLOST-Funded White Bluff Elementary School

The new school is being designed for 650 students at a projected cost of $22,600,000.

SCCPSS School Food and Nutrition Program Awarded Gold Level Golden Radish Award for Farm to School Efforts

The Golden Radish Award publicly recognizes Georgia school districts for best practices in farm to school programs.

Islands High School’s Kalen DeLoach Selected for the 2019 Under Armour All-America Game

Deloach is considered one of the best players in the country and has been recruited by a number of college football powerhouses.

It’s Not Too late to Fill out a Meal Application for the Current School Year!

Parents and guardians can pick up a paper application for Free or Reduced Lunch at the school sites or at the Application Center located at 3609 Hopkins Street.

60 Young Men Inducted into West Chatham Middle School's M.A.L.E. Dreamers Program

M.A.L.E. Dreamers is a mentorship program for male students in 6th through 8th grade at West Chatham Middle School.

Atlanta-based ArtsNow Program to Use Federal Grant to Fund smART Literacy Project in Three SCCPSS Schools

ArtsNow’s smART Literacy! initiative will deliver professional development and job-embedded training in literacy-based arts integration to Garrison School for the Arts, Heard Elementary School, and Marshpoint Elementary School.

Flag of Learning and Liberty Raised over Mercer Middle School

Ms. Kiwonda Riley was honored at the latest Teacher of the Year Flag Raising ceremony.

STEM Academy at Bartlett Again Named an Apple Distinguished School

The selection highlights the school’s success as an innovative and compelling learning environment that engages students and provides tangible evidence of academic accomplishment.

SCCPSS Celebrates National School Lunch Week October 15-19, 2018

The theme, “Lots 2 Love,” encourages students and school nutrition professionals across the country to share what they love most about school lunch programs.

Classes to Resume for SCCPSS Students on Friday

All facilities are in good condition and ready for reopening tomorrow.

SCCPSS Severe Weather Closure for Thursday, October 11, 2018

An update will be provided on Thursday afternoon regarding school operations on Friday, October 12, 2018.

SCCPSS Monitoring Weather for Potential Impacts from Hurricane Michael

SCCPSS remains in constant contact with the Chatham Emergency Management Agency and the National Weather Service for the most up to date information associated with this storm.

SCCPSS Continuing to Monitor Weather – No Change to School Operations on Wednesday

SCCPSS officials will continue to monitor weather conditions over the next 24 hours and are closely reviewing forecasts that indicate a potential for severe weather on Thursday, October 11, 2018.

Academic School Year Calendar Survey!

SCCPSS seeks feedback for the development of the 19-20 Academic School Year Calendar

SCCPSS to Utilize October 8 as a Make-up Day

Monday, October 8, 2018, is now a regular school day. All students will report to class at their designated bell time.

SCCPSS Budget Update – Use of Tax Anticipation Note

SCCPSS offers background on the budget process, public school finance, and the use of a Tax Anticipation Note.

SCCPSS Receives Nearly Half a Million Dollars in Federal Grants to Increase Safety and Security in Schools

Savannah-Chatham County Public Schools make ensuring the safety of students, staff and our facilities a top priority.

Four SCCPSS Students Win Awards in Annual Statewide Law Day Poster Contest

Savannah-Chatham County Public Schools had two first place winners in both the Pre-K thru 2nd grade level and the 3rd thru 5th grade level!

Gould Elementary 21st Century Program Named Tops in SCCPSS for 2017-18 SY

21st Century Community Learning Centers provide academic enrichment opportunities during non-school hours for children, particularly students who attend high-poverty and low-performing schools.

SCCPSS and Partners Awarded Grant to Improve FAFSA Completion Rates

Grants have been awarded to organizations from 25 cities as part of a national “FAFSA Completion Challenge,” which aims to increase FAFSA completion rates in urban areas.

Garrison K8 Student Chosen to be Part of State School Superintendent's Student Advisory Council

Garrison School for the Arts 8th Grader Trenton Brockington has been selected as a member of the 2018-19 Student Advisory Council for State School Superintendent Richard Woods.

SCCPSS 4-Year Cohort Graduation Rate Continues to Rise

The SY2017-18 graduation rate is 86.6% - a 2.3 point jump over the previous year.

Audition Prep Being Offered for 5th Grade SCCPSS Students Planning to Audition for Garrison Middle School Arts Programs

The Garrison School for the Arts fine arts’ faculty has developed a series of workshops directed at helping students prepare for their middle school audition.

SCCPSS Administration Announces Planned October 8 Make-up Day

SCCPSS Administration has designated October 8th as a recommended make-up day.

Classes to Resume for SCCPSS Students on Monday

All facilities will reopen and classes will resume on Monday, September 17, 2018.

REMINDER No School for SCCPSS Students Friday and District Central Office Closed to Public

The Districts Central Office facility located at 208 Bull Street will be closed to the public on Friday, September 14th.

SCCPSS Schools to Close Friday Due to Potential Severe Weather Conditions Associated with Hurricane Florence

There will be no school for students on Friday, September 14th, 2018, due to potential severe weather conditions associated with Hurricane Florence.

SCCPSS Monitoring Weather - No Change Anticipated to School Schedules

All schools are expected to remain open and on their regular operational schedule this week.

STEM Education Opportunity for SCCPSS Students!

It’s a yearlong STEM project related to community problems.

SCCPSS Monitoring Weather - No Change to School Schedule at this Time

Savannah-Chatham County Public School Officials are closely monitoring the track of Hurricane Florence.

SCCPSS Seeks Community Input for School Safety Taskforce

Four meetings in September will solicit recommendations and feedback to improve safety and security in SCCPSS schools.

Kristen Horan Named Student of the Month - August 2018

Kristen Horan Named Student of the Month for August 2018

Gould Elementary 21st Century Named Best SCCPSS Program for 2017-18 School Year

Gould Elementary's 21st Century Program received Certificates of Excellence in a number of areas.

Gould Elementary Students and Staff Collect and Deliver Books for Tornado Damaged Marshpoint Classrooms

On Friday, August 17, 2018, there were smiles all around as Gould teachers and administrators delivered donated books to the students and teachers at Marshpoint Elementary School!

Savannah High Student Lauded as Hero After Saving Neighbor from Fire

Seventeen year old Taequan Mitchell received a plaque on Tuesday, August 21, 2018 from Savannah Fire Chief Charles Middleton.

Coastal Georgia Comprehensive Academy Hosts Seminar to Give Law Enforcement Advice for Interacting with Autistic Citizens

The visit gave officers the opportunity to learn about and, in a tour following the information session, to see a variety of behaviors that they may encounter when dealing with a citizen who has an Autism Spectrum Disorder.

Comcast Surprises 100 SCCPSS Students with Laptops at Digital Literacy Rally

​​There were smiles all around at Butler Elementary School on Wednesday, August 15, 2018 as Comcast partnered with SCCPSS to host a digital literacy assembly.

Applications for SY 2018-19 Free/Reduced Lunch Available for SCCPSS Families

SCCPSS families who receive free/reduced lunch must reapply each year to maintain their recipient status.

Woodville Tompkins Technical and Career High School Partners with J.W. Fanning Institute for Leadership Program

Woodville Tompkins Technical and Career High School has partnered with the J.W. Fanning Institute to provide a robust leadership program for students, faculty, and staff during the 2018-2019 school year.

Back-to-School Showcase

SCCPSS Invites you to our Back-to-School Showcase at Savannah Mall.

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