Savannah-Chatham County Public School System

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SCCPSS Announces One Week Closure of West Chatham Middle School Due to Positive Staff COVID Case and Quarantine Protocols

All areas of the school will be deep cleaned and disinfected while the building is closed.

West Chatham Elementary School Closure Lifted

The school has been thoroughly cleaned and disinfected. No new cases related to school staff or students have been reported this week.

Phase III Transportation Information and Bell Time Adjustments

We want to make SCCPSS families returning to the classroom during the Phase III hybrid learning plan aware of two operational Items of importance.

Survey Available For Public Comment on End of Course Weight Proposals

Please provide your feedback on the EOC course grade weight.

SCCPSS COVID-19 TRANSMISSION INFORMATION

The data is not cumulative and will be refreshed weekly based on new positive and close contact cases; as well as individuals entering and exiting quarantine and isolation.

SCCPSS Campus Police Showcase Programs with Crime Prevention Vehicle

The B.O.E.P.D. Crime Prevention Vehicle has been out on the streets in different communities for a couple of months now and officers have noticed it not only draws attention from children but from adults as well.

SCCPSS Campus Police Awarded Grant Under Opioid Affected Youth Initiative

The grant will provide Narcan and training to all officers and nurses in the district.

It’s FAFSA Time…College Bound Seniors Should Fill Out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid

The U.S. Department of Education uses the FAFSA to determine your eligibility for federal student aid, including low-cost loans, grants, and work-study.

SCCPSS Superintendent Dr. Ann Levett Chosen to Participate in Fellowship for Public Education Leadership

The Fellowship will offer the opportunity to reexamine present and future challenges in public education and reimagine what is possible for America's youth.

Savannah-Chatham E-Learning Academy Students Qualify for National Student Astronaut Challenge Finals

The focus of the competition is the mobile Space Flight Simulator designed to replicate the retired NASA Space Shuttle.

SCCPSS Names 2021 Instructional Support Person of the Year

Melvin Nesbitt Chosen to Represent School District

October 7, 2020 Board Brief

Read a summary of the latest meeting of the Savannah-Chatham County School Board.

Savannah-Chatham County Public Schools Celebrate National School Lunch Week

National School Lunch Week will emphasize the healthy foods that are offered daily at Savannah-Chatham County Schools.

SCCPSS Recognized for Partnership With Prevent Suicide Today

September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

New Kindergarten Student Registration Available Through October 2

It's not too late to register for kindergarten!

Return to Learn Phase II Hybrid Option FAQs

Answering your questions about procedures and protocol guiding our return to the schoolhouse.

Fill Out Free or Reduced Lunch Application By September 30th to Maintain Status

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

Parents Asked To Update Email Address

Email Addresses Needed for Phase II Return To Learn

Free Public WiFi Access Available for the Remainder of 2020

Comcast is helping people connect to the Internet during the pandemic

Savannah Toyota Donates Devices and $10,000 to Savannah-Chatham Public Schools

Savannah Toyota had a total of 20 vendors, plus employees, bring in devices and monetary donations which the business then matched.

Two Savannah Arts Academy Students Named National Merit Semifinalists

These academically talented high school seniors have an opportunity to continue in the competition for some 7,600 National Merit Scholarships worth more than $30 million that will be offered next spring.

SCCPSS Provides “Character Counts!” Curriculum

CHARACTER COUNTS! program to help instill a positive school climate

September 16, 2020 Special Called Meeting Board Brief

Read a summary of the latest meeting of the Savannah-Chatham County School Board.

SCCPSS to Begin Phased Return to In-Person Learning in Late September

In the next few days, parents of students enrolled in the grade levels included in Phase II will be provided information on the next steps to determine if they will choose the hybrid in-person option or remain under the virtual model.

Windsor Forest Elementary Receives $4000 Literacy Grant from Dollar General

"We hope these funds will help support their plans to advance learning and deliver quality instruction in our hometown communities."

UPDATED: Waivers Allow Meals For Students At No Cost

Meal delivery service now moving to Monday, Wednesday and Friday for ALL ROUTES.

New Survey Seeks Family Input

Survey Closes MONDAY, SEPT. 14 at 12:00 NOON

September 9, 2020 Board Brief

Read a summary of the latest meeting of the Savannah-Chatham County School Board.

Ten Tips for Responding to the Census - Please Respond Before September 30th!

By now, most households have received at least one invite to respond to the 2020 Census.

Schedule Change for Week of September 7th Meal Delivery Due to Holiday

The schedule will shift to Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday next week.

Savannah Arts Academy Grad Receives Scholarship

The Eichholz Law Firm Awards Scholarship

The Data will Determine the Date

Superintendent Dr. Ann Levett has stated that “data will determine the date" for students to return to in person learning.

SCCPSS Introduces Virtual Learning K-5 Twilight Program to Assist Families with Scheduling Difficulties

This additional option is being offered to help accommodate the scheduling needs of our families, as well as students in need of additional support.

Pittman Enterprises Donates to Technology Campaign

Local auto dealerships provide funds for student technology

WiFi On Wheels Set to Roll September 1st

The district has outfitted 10 transportation buses with technology that will provide mobile Internet access for our students.

SCCPSS Virtual Instruction Model to Continue

Based on the most recent data, it does not appear that the pandemic is slowing at a rate fast enough to return to in-person teaching and learning by September 8, 2020.

New Sexual Harassment Protocol Adopted

Ensures compliance with regulations under Title IX

Code of Conduct Available Online

Six Pillars of Character®: Trustworthiness, Respect, Responsibility, Fairness, Caring, and Citizenship

The Links Donate to Technology@Home Campaign

Chapter continues to make an impact in the local community

Bank of America Donates to Technology@Home Campaign

Funds Will Support Student Success in Online Learning

Vaden Chevrolet Pooler Presents $25,000 Check to Pooler Elementary for Chromebooks

Partnership Continues Tradition of Vaden Family of Dealerships' Support of SCCPSS

UPDATED Parent Guide Provides New Information

New information as it evolves. Guide provided in both English and Spanish.

Student Login Information and Support

Students should login to the district portal to test their userID and password before school starts on August 19, 2020

Distance Learning Plans for Students with Disabilities

Providing quality education to all students during the virtual learning period.

itsLearning Management System: A Sneak Peek for Students and Parents!

This is an opportunity to see and experience the online learning platform before the official site opens on August 19, 2020.

August 12, 2020 Board Brief

Read a summary of the latest meeting of the Savannah-Chatham County School Board.

SCCPSS Remote Registration Assistance Available

Easy Online Registration! Need help? We got you!

SCCPSS to Host Transitions Events for Rising 6th and 9th graders

Even though we can't welcome our rising 6th and 9th graders in person, we are planning an experience for them that will provide a transition to their new school home and help them become VIRTUALLY UNSTOPPABLE.

Schools Closed Wednesdays for Deep Cleaning

Weekly Deep Cleaning Until Further Notice

Welcome Celebration for Incoming Pre-K Students

Pre-K Welcome Celebration set for August 17

Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) Provides Extra Help For Students

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act includes a benefit called Pandemic-EBT (P-EBT) for children who received free or reduced-price school meals in the 2019-2020 school year, but their school is was closed.

Islands High Teacher Recognized with Presidential Award for Excellence in Teaching

The Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST) are the highest honors bestowed by the United States government specifically for K-12 science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and/or computer science teaching.

Storm Passes, All Clear for Employee Return to Work

All SCCPSS facilities will reopen Tuesday, August 4, 2020 and the district will operate on it's regular schedule.

SCCPSS Announces District Closure due to Potentially Dangerous Weather Conditions Associated with Tropical Storm Isaias

Tropical storm impacts could include heavy rain, wind and flooding. As a result, the decision has been made to close all buildings and District facilities on Monday in the interest of safety for our staff.

SCCPSS Announces Virtual Open House Meeting Dates

We'll share class information, learning tips, and provide an opportunity for your child to meet his/her teacher.

SCCPSS to Hold Budget Hearings For FY20-21

Budget Available for Inspection

Tips to Help Families Create Effective Virtual Learning Environments

Living Rooms to Classrooms: Making The Transition

250 SCCPSS Students from Four High Schools Named AP Scholars

The AP Scholar Awards recognize high school students who have demonstrated exemplary college-level achievement on AP Exams by scoring a three or higher on three or more AP exams.

STEM Academy Teacher Receives 2020 Leavey Award for Excellence in Private Enterprise Education

Raegan Dillon's award winning program, SURF-STEM Underwater Robotics Free-Enterprise, started in her 8th grade Research Design and Project Management class.

School Reopening Guidance

This page is intended to provide answers to many of the questions our parents and staff have about our virtual return to school.

July 16, 2020 Board Brief

Read a summary of the latest meeting of the Savannah-Chatham County School Board.

Two SCCPSS Students Tapped for Summer Leadership Experience

Bank of America Connects Savannah-Area Youth to Workforce Success Through Paid Virtual Summer Leadership Experience

SCCPSS Calendar Modifications Recommended for 2020-21 SY

Based on the unprecedented impacts of COVID-19, the District seeks to delay the start of the 2020-2021 school year by two weeks with the first day of instruction occurring on Wednesday, August 19, 2020.

SCCPSS School Nutrition Program Awarded $100,000 Farm to School Grant

The award will be used to implement increased use of local produce by scaling up the District's current school garden program into targeted schools with a high proportion of children who are eligible for free or reduced meals.

State Launches Internet Speedtest Pilot for Schools

Making the internet better and faster for everyone through internet performance testing

5 Things You Need to Know About School Uniforms

Uniform policy relaxed for 2020-2021SY

SCCPSS Unveils New E-Learning Academy for the 2020-21 School Year

The application process for the Savannah-Chatham E-Learning Academy is open now and can be accessed through the school's website at: elearning.sccpss.com

SCCPSS Earns Rising STAR Award for Promising Practices

Evaluators say the Savannah-Chatham County Public School System has demonstrated excellence in the implementation of a comprehensive MTSS/RtI program as part of its district improvement process and has achieved notable results.

Board Approves the FY21 Millage Rate with No Increase

Did you know...? Millage rate remains flat for FY21

School Counselors Are The Unsung Heroes

School Counselors Are Super Heroes!

Hubert Middle Students awarded $1500 in Grants by National Lead4Change Student Leadership Program

The $1500 in grants will be used by Hubert's FCCLA organization to implement service projects at school and in the community to support positive causes.

June 17th Special Called Meeting Board Brief

Read a summary of the latest meeting of the Savannah-Chatham County School Board.

SCCPSS Announces Finalists for 2021 Instructional Support Person of the Year

​​​Each year the Savannah-Chatham County Public School System recognizes support staff such as nurses, paraprofessionals, custodians, cafeteria workers, media clerks, counselor clerks, and secretaries.

Southern Educators Insurance Funds SCCPSS Teacher Projects

Twenty-five Projects Funded by Horace Mann Representative

Eleven SCCPSS High School Teachers Named Most Inspirational

The educators, selected by the senior class at each of the public high schools as the “most inspirational," were awarded $500 each.

Sixty-six SCCPSS Students from Twelve Schools Invited to Join the Prestigious Duke TIP 7th Grade Talent Search Program

Each year, a select group of students in the United States are identified as academically gifted based on their exceptional standardized test scores in school and are invited to participate in the TIP program.

COVID19 Internet Access Resources

Find Public Wifi In Your Area

Three SCCPSS Graduates Recognized By National Merit Scholarship Corporation

The National Merit Scholarship Corporation has announced this year’s National Merit Semifinalists and Finalists.

Summer Registration for the 2020-21 SY Begins Next Week

ONLY New or Existing families who have had a change in address that will require their students to attend a different school need to register.

Ten SCCPSS Graduating Seniors Named 2020 Georgia Scholars

Through the Georgia Scholar program, the Georgia Department of Education identifies and honors high school seniors who have achieved excellence in school and community life.

June 3, 2020 Board Brief

Read a summary of the latest meeting of the Savannah-Chatham County School Board.

Tidewater Landscape Management Donates to Technology@Home Campaign

Tidewater presents check for digital devices

NOTICE OF PROPERTY TAX INCREASE

This tentative increase will result in a millage rate of 18.881 mills, which is no increase in mills.

FIVE YEAR TAX DIGEST HISTORY

Current 2020 Tax Digest and Five Year History of Levy

SCCPSS-TV Programming Now Available Online

By making the lessons available on multiple platforms, students will be able to maintain a connection with the classroom anytime, anywhere.

Savannah-Chatham Teacher named to State Work Group For School Reopening Plan

Windsor Forest Teacher Ernie Lee Tapped to Statewide Work Group

Report Cards Available Friday, May 22 at 5PM

Report Cards Available on PowerSchool Friday

Seven SCCPSS Student Athletes Named Regional Winners for Positive Athlete Georgia

The organization celebrates young athletes who have overcome difficult circumstances, given back to their school and communities in a significant way, or just have an infectious positive attitude that makes everyone around them a better person.

Jenkins High Senior Qualifies for FBLA National Competition in Digital Video Production

The Digital Video Production competition required him to submit a 3 minute or less video advertising an airline company.

Savannah Early College Student Qualifies for National Leadership Experience in Database Design and Applications

​The event recognizes FBLA members who demonstrate that they have acquired entry level skills for understanding database usage and development in business.

End of School Year Reminders for SCCPSS Families

The 2019-20 School Year ends on Friday, May 15th. Check here for answers to some frequently asked questions.

Georgia Special Needs Scholarship (GSNS) Public School Transfer Process

​The Georgia Special Needs Scholarship (GSNS) Public School Transfer process will be open May 1st through May 22nd.

SCCPSS Meal Plan to Continue Once a Week Delivery on Tuesdays for the Remainder of the School Year

Meal deliveries will continue a once a week schedule with planned delivery on Tuesdays for the final two weeks of the school year.

Two SCCPSS Schools Awarded State Grants to Support Dual Language Immersion Programs

In Georgia dual language programs, the students spend at least half of their school day in the target language and the other half-day in English.

Eleven Savannah-Chatham County Public Schools Receive GaDOE Digital Learning Grants

The District’s grant application highlighted efforts to provide digital resources to students so that all students have the opportunity to obtain equitable access to resources.

Thirteen SCCPSS Students Named Finalists and Alternates for the Governor’s Honors Program

Finalists progressed through several rounds of intensive competition, including interviews and performances, to be named as finalists for the 2020 Governor’s Honors Program.

Administrative Placement Application Available June 19, 2020

The link to the online application will be available June 19, 2020.

Johnson High Class of 2020 Celebrates Curbside

Atom Smashers Celebrate Curbside

New Hampstead High School Celebrates the Class of 2020

NHHS Seniors: Senior Phoenix Moments

International Paper Donates to Technology Drive

Technology Drive Grows With Local Donations

SAA Class of 2020 Celebrates Curbside

SAA Seniors Roll Up to Receive Caps and Gowns

SCCPSS Superintendent named to Board of Superintendents Association

Dr. Levett is scheduled to be sworn in later this month.

Viewer Guide to SCCPSS-TV

We are now able to provide daily schedules of programming for the channel.

SCCPSS Announces Virtual Graduation Schedule

Graduates to be celebrated in virtual ceremonies

SCCPSS Meal Plan Moves to Once a Week Delivery for the Remainder of the School Year

Each week the delivery schedule may be adjusted to avoid deliveries on a day when inclement weather is expected.

SCCPSS Plans to Celebrate 2020 Graduates with Curbside Distribution of Caps, Gowns and Regalia

We hope to see each senior in the parade of cars for the curbside pickup to receive their cap, gown, honor cords, and a very special gift from the Superintendent of Schools.

SCCPSS Meal Delivery Schedule Now Available for the Week of April 20-24, 2020

For the week of April 20th, meals will be distributed on Tuesday and Thursday only.

Savannah-Chatham County Public Schools Launches SCCPSS-TV

Savannah-Chatham County Public School students (SCCPSS) can now look for lessons from some of their favorite teachers on Comcast Channel 195.

SCCPSS Meal Delivery Schedule Now Available for the Week of April 13- 17, 2020

For the week of April 13th, meals will be distributed on Tuesday and Thursday only.

SCCPSS Statement on Digital Access Issues

Google Classroom is a very popular system that is struggling under heavy loads across the globe as COVID-19 has locked the world’s population at home.

SCCPSS Finance Division Awarded Certificate of Excellence

By participating in the COE program, school districts demonstrate their commitment to financial transparency.

Independent Learning Plan for the Remainder of the 2019-20 School Year

Teachers will continue to provide assignments via electronic platforms like Google Classroom, Zoom, or others they may have used with their students this year.

SCCPSS Meal Delivery Schedule for the Week of April 6th-10th Now Available

For the week of April 6th, meals will be distributed on Tuesday and Thursday only.

Savannah-Chatham County Public Schools to Remain Closed Through the End of the 2019-20 School Year

​On Wednesday, April 1, 2020, Georgia Governor Brian Kemp issued an Executive Order calling for Public Schools in the state to remain closed for in-person instruction through the end of this school year.

SCCPSS Meal Delivery Schedule for the Week of March 30th and Updated Routes Available

Each week the delivery schedule may be adjusted to avoid deliveries on days when inclement weather is expected.

SCCPSS Schools to Remain Closed Through April 24th

More information regarding the return date for staff and students and continued plans for Independent Learning and meal delivery will be communicated in the coming days.

Third Quarter Report Cards Available Online Friday, March 27th

Parents need a PowerSchool Parent Access account to view.

District Meal Service Shifts from Schools to Bus Routes

Meals to be delivered to 400 designated bus stops throughout the county.

Jenkins High is Host to the Nation’s Only Toastmasters Explorer Post

This year, ten H. V. Jenkins High School students are working to complete the eight-session program.

Loop It Up Honors Four at Soup It Up 2020

Annual event raises money for youth arts programs

SCCPSS ANNOUNCES A CLOSURE BEYOND SPRING BREAK

Students will remain out of school through Wednesday, April 1, 2020, and will return to class on Thursday, April 2, 2020.

Three SCCPSS High Schools Earn State Recognition for Academic Gains

189 Georgia public schools in 58 districts received at least one award, three of those schools are in Savannah-Chatham County.

SCCPSS Coronavirus (COVID-19) Guidance and Updates

Further information will be posted on this website as needed, so we encourage you to check back regularly.

SCCPSS and Live Oak Public Libraries Partner to Provide Improved Access for Students

The coordination between libraries and schools strengthens the community's commitment to educational achievement and brings together shared efforts to support literacy and lifelong learning.

Ralph Taylor Named Superintendent’s Student of the Month - February 2020

Hubert Middle School 8th Grader Recognized at Board Meeting

March 4, 2020 Board Brief

Read a summary of the latest meeting of the Savannah-Chatham County School Board.

SCCPSS Cancels ALL Afterschool Activities Due to Severe Weather Thursday

Parents and staff are encouraged to monitor the weather forecast closely and stay alert to changing conditions.

Census 2020 is coming soon!

Everyone counts! Make sure you fill out the census.

Thousands of Students March in Georgia Day Parade

Students show off their banners and costumes in the 2020 Georgia Day Parade.

Burlington Donates $10,000 to White Bluff Elementary School

Adopt-A-Classroom project provides funds for teacher supplies

Hesse's Cherie Dennis Named 2021 SCCPSS Teacher of the Year

Ms. Dennis is an ESOL teacher at Hesse K-8 School.

SCCPSS Athletes Sign Letters of Intent

Student Athletes Ink Collegiate Letters of Intent

Groves Student Receives Excellence in Achievement Award from State Superintendent

The student has outstanding achievement in academics, lettered in varsity sports, served in the JROTC for four years, and is currently the Cadet Battalion Commander of Groves JROTC.

Volunteer for the Rotary Read-In on March 25th!

The Third Annual Savannah Rotary Read-In will take volunteers into public schools across Savannah-Chatham County to read for one hour and donate a book.

Isle of Hope K8 School Fiddlernauts Bring Home National Championship at National Student Astronaut Challenge

Isle of Hope K8 students competed in the National Student Astronaut Challenge Finals held at NASA in Florida earlier this month.

Five SCCPSS High Schools Make State List of AP Honor Schools

The 2020 SCCPSS AP Honor Schools are named in seven categories, based on the results of 2019 AP courses and exams.

Groundbreaking Held for New Jenkins High School Facility

The new Jenkins High will be a two-story, 239,000 square foot building that will replace the current facility which opened in the late 1950’s.

SCCPSS Police Department Achieves Recertification

Certification acknowledges the implementation of policies and procedures that are conceptually sound and operationally effective.

SCCPSS Cancels Afterschool Activities Due to Threat of Severe Weather

Due to the potential for severe weather that could bring heavy winds and dangerous thunderstorms today and into the evening, all SCCPSS athletic and after-school activities are canceled this afternoon.

February 5, 2020 Board Brief

Read a summary of the latest meeting of the Savannah-Chatham County School Board.

Garden City Youth Council Sworn In

Garden City Youth Council Sworn In February 3

Diana Maradiaga Named Superintendent’s Student of the Month - January 2020

Junior from Woodville Tompkins Recognized at Board Meeting

Region 3AAA Tournament Basketball Tips Off Monday, February 3rd

There are games Monday through Friday at various locations. Find brackets and seedings here.

Marshpoint and Garrison Students Advance to State Level of K-12 Inventure Prize Competition

The competition has students compete with various projects centered on invention and innovation, focusing on solutions for a 21st-century world.

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Held for the Community Education and Health Screening Clinic at Beach High School!

St. Joseph’s/Candler and SCCPSS partners to open community initiative

SCCPSS students Attend Movies that Matter as part of Mountainfilm on Tour Savannah

SCCPSS students Attend Movies that Matter as part of Mountainfilm on Tour Savannah

American Association of School Administrators Hosts Youth Apprenticeship Summit in Savannah

Dr. Ann Levett leads panel discussion & SCCPSS Students share their education experiences!

January 16, 2020 Board Brief

Read a summary of the latest meeting of the Savannah-Chatham County School Board.

Pre-K Lottery Application Process Opens February 18th

Funding from the Georgia Lottery provides a limited number of Pre-Kindergarten classes.

Andrew Conner Named Superintendent’s Student of the Month - December 2019

2nd Grade Student from Hesse K-8 Recognized at Board Meeting

11th Annual Student Success Expo and STEM Festival Highlights

Check out winners from the STEM Festival competition!

Groves High School Graduates First Chatham County Teen CERT Class

Youth volunteers who completed the training gained important skills to enable them to help in emergency situations that can arise in everyday life.

SAA Spanish Honor Society Students Making a Difference this Holiday Season

As part of their community service hours, the students sold “pulseras” – colorful bracelets woven by artisans in Nicaragua and Guatemala.

3rd Annual Superintendent's Gala Raises Nearly $100,000 for Teacher Art Grants

The black-tie event held at the Yamacraw Center for Performing Arts, featured performances and art exhibits by students and staff from schools throughout the district.

Student Success Expo Set for January 11, 2020

The Savannah-Chatham County Public School System’s Choice Program Application process will kick-off at the Expo.

SCCPSS Introduces Online Payment Program for School Fees

The types of things the system can be used for include Field Trip Fees and Spirit Wear, plus much more.

SCCPSS Named an Inaugural GSBA Leading Edge Award Winner

School districts throughout the state were invited to apply highlighting work in one of the eight components of the Georgia Vision Project.

Academic Calendar for School Year 2020-2021 Approved

The calendar takes into consideration multiple constraints and stakeholder feedback.

SCCPSS to Delay Implementation of HUB Transportation Plan

More time is needed to ensure all deliverables are met to include student and staff safety, ride time efficiency, cost variables, and staffing needs.

Pe'lae Massey Named Superintendent’s Student of the Month - November 2019

Senior at Johnson High School Receives Honor at Board Meeting

December 11, 2019 Board Brief

Read a summary of the latest meeting of the Savannah-Chatham County School Board.

Sixth Annual Holiday Classic Basketball Tournament Tips Off December 18th

Everything starts with the Annual Showcase on the 18th featuring a Cheer Exhibition, Slam Dunk Contest, Skill Contest and 3 pt. Contest.

Groves High to Be Home to New Aviation Manufacturing and Service Pathway

A parent meeting will be held at Groves High School for parents to learn more about the pathway and partnership between Groves High School, Savannah Technical College and Gulfstream on November 21, 2019.

SCCPSS Students Win in Constitution Day Contest

K-5 Grade Students Recognized for Their Artwork and Essays about the Constitution

Andy Doan Named Superintendent’s Student of the Month - October 2019

Georgetown K-8 Eighth Grade Student Receives Honor at Board Meeting

Groundbreaking Held for ESPLOST-funded New Hampstead K8 School

The building is scheduled to be completed for the beginning of the school year in August 2021.

November 6, 2019 Board Brief

Read a summary of the latest meeting of the Savannah-Chatham County School Board.

SCCPSS Names Five Finalists for 2021 Teacher of the Year

Teachers were on hand to represent their school at the 2021 Teacher of the Year reception.

SCCPSS Middle and High Schools Surpass State Gains in CCRPI Scores

Under the federal Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) – states are required to have a “statewide accountability system" that provides information on how well schools are performing.

SCCPSS Campus Police, Educators and Students Participate in One Day “L.O.V.E. is the Answer” Workshop

The workshop was led by A.J. Ali, the director of “Walking While Black: L.O.V.E. is the Answer.”

Two Windsor Forest Elementary Teachers Awarded CFP Extra Yard Grants by Georgia Southern

VeCynthia Parker and Margarita Pomare-McDonald were surprised in their classrooms this week.

SCCPSS Students Participate in REACH Signing Day

Five Middle School Students Sign REACH Georgia Scholar Agreements

Savannah Arts and Windsor Forest Named 2019 Breakout High Schools by GASSP

The Breakout Schools Award is designed to identify, recognize, and showcase Georgia high schools that are high achieving or dramatically improving student achievement.

Beach High Celebrates Groundbreaking for New ESPLOST-funded Auditorium

The auditorium at Beach will include 600 seats, a raised stage, a scene shop, and dressing rooms, as well at state of the art sound and lighting systems.

Godley Station FCCLA Students Earn Silver Medal at National Leadership Conference

In addition to earning a silver medal at the National Leadership Conference, Quamira and Olivia will be recorded in Godley Station history as the first national competitors since the school was established in 2010!

SCCPSS Parent Mentor Julie Hardeman Wins State Recognition

The Phil Pickens Award is named after the late Phil Pickens who served as state director of the Georgia Department of Education Special Services Dept. and founded the Georgia Parent Mentor Partnership.

SCCPSS Teacher Specialist Chris Mercer Named GCSS Outstanding Supervisor of the Year

The Georgia Outstanding Supervisor Award is given to a social studies leader who best exemplifies the leadership role as described in the National Social Studies Supervisor’s Association Position.

Garrison Student Recognized for Entry in Annual Plains Peanut Festival Postcard Contest

There were over 4,300 entries from across the state and Cailey was among those invited to attend the annual Peanut Festival Parade and meet former President Jimmy Carter!

Ribbon-Cutting for New CTAE Labs at the School of Liberal Studies at Savannah High

The ESPLOST funded project, which included an addition and remodeling, features instructional spaces designed for the Career Academies programs at the school.

Kala Godbee Named Superintendent’s Student of the Month - September 2019

White Bluff Elementary 5th Grader Receives Honor at Board Meeting

October 2, 2019 Board Brief

Read a summary of the latest meeting of the Savannah-Chatham County School Board.

Flag of Learning & Liberty Raised Over Garrison School for the Arts

The flag will fly over Garrison School for the Arts throughout this school year in honor of Kathy Whitney, the current Savannah-Chatham Teacher of the Year.

Hubert Middle School Students Attend FCCLA DISCOVER Training in Fort Valley, GA

Attendees participated in various sessions that included ideas to take back to their local chapter regarding membership, community service, middle school, national programs and competitive events.

Gadsden Elementary School Honored Among 2019 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools

Superintendent Dr. Ann Levett and district staff involved in the work to earn the U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Award traveled to Washington, D.C. to be honored at a ceremony recognizing this year’s recipients.

SCCPSS Counselor Recognized with 2019 Yale Educator Award

Ms. Hickson was nominated for the award by Savannah Early College Class of 2019 Graduate, Nathan Castro Martinez, who is now a part of the Yale Class of 2023.

SCCPSS Graduation Rate Sets New Record, Once Again Surpasses State and National Rates

SCCPSS improved its cohort graduation rate by more than a point over last year – rising from 86.6% to 87.8%.

Jeremy Williams Named Superintendent’s Student of the Month - August 2019

J.G. Smith Elementary 4th Grader Receives Honor at Board Meeting

SCCPSS School Food and Nutrition Program Awarded Gold Level Golden Radish Award for Second Year in a Row

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

September 18, 2019 Board Brief

Read a summary of the latest meeting of the Savannah-Chatham County School Board.

September is National Attendance Month!

Good attendance contributes to students doing well in school and eventually in the workplace.

St. Joseph’s Candler and SCCPSS Partner to Create Community Clinic at Beach High School

The Community Education and Health Screening Clinic at Beach High School will be staffed by Allied Health Medical Specialty students and give free health screenings to community members.

2020 SCCPSS Graduations to Feature Enhanced Security Protocols for Attendees

The 2020 SCCPSS Graduation schedule is now available along with important information regarding new security procedures.

Windsor Forest Elementary Students Receive Hands-on Fire Safety Lessons

More than 200 students were deputized as Junior Fire Marshals.

SCCPSS Schools and Facilities to Reopen Monday, September 9, 2019

Classes will resume and all district facilities will reopen on Monday, September 9, 2019 for staff and students. 

All SCCPSS Schools and Facilities to remain Closed through Friday

All SCCPSS Schools and Facilities to remain Closed through Friday

SCCPSS Schools and Facilities Closing Due to Potential Impacts from Hurricane Dorian

All SCCPSS schools and district facilities will be closed September 3-6

SCCPSS Monitoring Hurricane Dorian-No Change to School Schedule at this Time

If conditions dictate a need for school closures, or any other change to schedules, parents will be notified.

Nearly 250 SCCPSS Students from Four High Schools Named AP Scholars

The AP Scholar Awards recognize high school students who have demonstrated exemplary college-level achievement on AP Exams by scoring a three or higher on three or more AP exams.

SCCPSS to Implement New Security Protocols at Athletic Events

Our expanded security protocols will begin the weekend of August 30, 2019 at certain games and will eventually be included at all District athletic events.

August 14, 2019 Board Brief

Read a summary of the latest meeting of the Savannah-Chatham County School Board.

August 2019 ESPLOST PROJECT UPDATES

Read to find out more about the replacement facilities for White Bluff Elementary and Jenkins High, along with updates on the Beach High Auditorium, Woodville Tompkins Gymnasium and other ongoing projects!

Early Learning Center at Henderson Formey, Jr. School Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Held

The new Pre-K and Kindergarten school was named for an educational giant in the community.

SCCPSS Awarded $8.2 Million to Support 21st Century Community Learning Centers

SCCPSS will receive over $8.2 million over the next five years to support these new programs.

SCCPSS to Host 2nd Annual Back to School Expo on Saturday, July 27th

Staff will be available to help families with anything they might need for back to school readiness.

Savannah Arts Students Enjoy Language Immersion Program in Spain

In addition to attending 4 hours of class daily, led by native Spanish speaking teachers, students benefitted from the experience of total immersion with Spanish families

July 10, 2019 Board Brief

Read a summary of the latest meeting of the Savannah-Chatham County School Board.

AdvancED Monitoring Review Report Released

The Savannah-Chatham County Public School System has received the “Monitoring Review Report” from the AdvancED Review team’s visit held on March 26-28, 2019.

SCCPSS Communication Efforts Recognized with National Awards

The SCCPSS Division of Communications has received two 2019 Publications and Digital Media awards from the National School Public Relations Association.

June 25, 2019 Special Called Meeting Board Brief

Read a summary of the latest meeting of the Savannah-Chatham School Board.

June 19, 2019 Special Called Meeting Board Brief

Read a summary of the latest meeting of the Savannah-Chatham County School Board.

New Hampstead Student Recognized as Outstanding Intern by Maritime Logistics Education Taskforce

New Hampstead High School rising Senior Naomi Gores has been recognized with the 2019 Eddie Johnson MLET Award from the Maritime Logistics Education Taskforce.

SCCPSS Lead Nurse Named GASN School Nurse Administrator of the Year

The GASN School Nurse Awards publicly recognize school nurses statewide who demonstrate excellence in school nursing practice and leadership in school health.

Massie Awarded CMA Awards of Excellence

Massie was recognized for the program “Pinching Pottery and Weaving Walls: American Indian STEAM”.

Kade Wright Named Superintendent’s Student of the Month - May 2019

Isle of Hope 4th Grader Receives Honor at Board Meeting

Notice of Property Tax Increase

This tentative increase will result in a millage rate of 18.881 mills, which is no increase in mills.

June 5, 2019 Board Brief

Read a summary of the latest meeting of the Savannah-Chatham County School Board.

Educate Chatham Foundation Provides Grants to those Chosen as 2019 Inspirational Educators

The educators, selected by the senior class at each of the public high schools as the “most inspirational,” were awarded $500 each.

Ft. Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield Recognize SCCPSS for Support

The installation considers the surrounding communities an outreach of itself in welcoming soldiers and their families to the area.

Gadsden Elementary School Recognized as a 2019 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon School

Gadsden Elementary is being recognized for teaching conscientious environmental preservation with energy-saving strategies.

SCCPSS Class of 2019 Includes 13 Georgia Scholars

Students eligible for Georgia Scholar recognition are high school seniors who exhibit excellence in all phases of school life, in community activities, and in the home.

8th Grade Isle of Hope Student Named Deep Laureate for Spring 2019

Khalil’s powerful letter, “Consider Me,” won him the honor.

SCCPSS Students Help Build Tiny Houses for Homeless Veterans

Students rotate on tasks and receive instruction and guidance in framing, roofing, siding, and plumbing.

Isle of Hope Fiddlernauts Launch New Bobcat Space Shuttle Simulator

The simulator is a vital component, supplementing math and problem-solving skills, in the students’ preparation to compete in NASA-University of Florida Student Astronaut Challenge.

May 8, 2019 Board Brief

Read a summary of the latest meeting of the Savannah-Chatham County School Board.

SCCPSS Names 2020 Instructional Support Person of the Year

Jacquline White Chosen to Represent School District

SCCPSS CTAE Director Selected as a 2019 Whitney M. Young, Jr. Service Award Winner by Boy Scouts of America

The honor is given to local community leaders in recognition of their dedication to improving the quality of life in the community.

SCCPSS Superintendent Dr. Ann Levett Recognized for “Championing Montessori in the Public Sector”

Dr. Levett and 11 other district leaders from across the United States were recognized for their leadership in supporting and recognizing the Montessori pedagogy as a leading curriculum in the education field.

Groundbreaking Ceremony Held for New ESPLOST-Funded Islands High Athletic Complex

The athletic complex will be the first district-owned stadium in Chatham County.

April 10 Board Briefs

Read a summary of the latest Board Meeting.

Devin Francois Named Superintendent’s Student of the Month - March 2019

Woodville Tompkins High School Senior Receives Honor at Board Meeting

SCCPSS Afterschool Activities Canceled Tuesday Due to Severe Weather Threat

Parents and staff are encouraged to monitor the weather forecast closely and stay alert to changing conditions.

Islands Campus Athletic Complex - Construction Update

A groundbreaking will be held at the site on Thursday, April 11, 2019.

2nd Annual Books, Blankets and Family Fun Set for April 13th!

Savannah-Chatham County Public Schools will take over Daffin Park for our annual Family Engagement Day event.

SCCPSS Superintendent Honored by State of Georgia

Dr. M. Ann Levett was recognized as both an Outstanding Woman in Leadership and as an Outstanding Georgia Citizen.

Notice of Changes to Powerschool Parent and Student Portal Access

Enhancements made to Powerschool over Spring Break may require the reinstallation of the smartphone app or the replacement of the existing bookmark website of the portal to view.

Islands Senior Named STAR Student Region Winner

Adkins will now advance to the State Level Competition in Atlanta which will be held at the end of April.

Woodville Tompkins Teacher Recognized as National LifeChanger

LifeChanger of the Year recognizes and rewards the very best K-12 public and private school educators and employees across the United States who are making a difference in the lives of students.

March 6 Board Briefs

Read a summary of the latest Board Meeting.

SCCPSS Kindergarten Orientation-Wednesday, March 27, 2018

Children will have the opportunity to visit a kindergarten classroom and participate in activities that will help them feel comfortable about starting school.

Anastasia Cail-Greene Named Student of the Month - February 2019

Coastal Middle School 8th Grader Receives Honor at Board Meeting

SCCPSS Improves School to Home Communication Through Peachjar

Digital flyers will be sent directly to parents who see them as visually engaging images right on their smartphone or computer screen.

SCCPSS Seeking Participants for Spring Job Fair

The job fair will allow employers, recruitment officers and college admissions representatives the opportunity to meet with students from all eleven Savannah-Chatham high schools.

Garrison's Kathryn Whitney Named 2020 SCCPSS Teacher of the Year

Ms. Whitney teaches gifted students Kindergarten and First Grade students at Garrison School for the Arts.

Islands High School wins 4th consecutive Georgia FFA Veterinary Science Competition

The Veterinary Science Program at Islands High School is the only Choice Program of its kind in the state of Georgia, and the first and only Veterinary Science Program in Georgia to receive Industry Certification.

Islands High Student Named Chatham County Star Student

The factors considered in naming the STAR student are class rank and SAT Scores. The student then chooses to honor a teacher who has been influential in their education as their STAR Teacher.

February 2019 ESPLOST PROJECT UPDATES

Read to find out more about the replacement facilities for White Bluff Elementary School and Jenkins High School as well as plans for the New Hampstead K8 and other ongoing projects!

Garrison 7th Grader Named Deep Laureate for Fall 2019

The honor recognizes Demetris Alston as one of Savannah's “deepest" young authors, whose creative writing is among the most skilled, original, and fearless in the county.

Benedict College Awards $585,000 in Scholarships and “On the Spot” Admissions Decisions to Qualified SCCPSS Seniors

Benedict offers students with mid-level grade point averages an opportunity to further their education at one of the region’s most affordable colleges.

SCCPSS Student Progress Reports Delayed

A printed copy will be sent home with you child on Tuesday.

Four SCCPSS High Schools Make State List of AP Honor Schools

The 2019 AP Honor Schools are named in six categories, based on the results of 2018 AP courses and exams.

Summer 500 Youth Employment Program

Are you a student looking for summer employment? Read more!

February 6 Board Briefs

Read a summary of the latest Board Meeting.

SCCPSS Participants in the Fulbright-Hays Ghana Project Abroad Share Experiences

Participants shared their photographs from the journey and described their experiences with emphasis on how they will integrate them into curriculum and classroom practice.

Isle of Hope Fiddlernauts Earn First Place & Teamwork Awards at National Student Astronaut Competition

Preparing for success at finals required a lot of dedication as the 18 student team members practiced between 10 and 20 hours each week, including after school and weekends, beginning last August.

Matthew Mitchell Named Student of the Month - January 2019

Bloomingdale Elementary 2nd Grader Receives Honor at Board Meeting

Savannah Arts Academy 4-Peat Region 14 Mock Trial Champs!

This is the youngest team the Savannah Arts Academy has ever taken into competition.

STEM Academy at Bartlett Once Again Recognized as the Top STEM Middle School Program in the Nation

The FETC STEM Excellence Awards recognize excellence and innovation in the field of STEM education at the primary, middle and high school levels.

Six Schools Earn Right to Represent SCCPSS in the Regional Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl in February

Nearly 300 students from 32 SCCPSS schools at all levels participated for the chance to advance to regional competition on February 9th at Valdosta State University.

Groves High School Chosen as Regional Winner of the 2017-18 Cooperative Spirit Sportsmanship Award

The Cooperative Spirit Sportsmanship Award honors sportsmanship demonstrated by athletes as well as that of fellow students, parents, coaches and spectators alike, making the award a tribute to the entire school community.

Five SCCPSS Students Earn Spring Mentorship Opportunity in Film Industry

Mountainfilm on Tour Savannah and the Georgia Film Academy at Savannah Technical College will pair our students with a current GFA student to learn about working on set or in a production office.

Coastal Middle Students Step Up to Assist Their “Partners in Education” at Coast Guard Station Tybee

The students collected and donated 339 gift cards totaling over $2,500 to assist those impacted by the federal government shutdown.

STEM Academy at Bartlett Receives Banner from GaDOE in Recognition of S.T.E.A.M. Certification

The STEM Academy at Bartlett was the state of Georgia’s first STEM-certified middle school and is just the second STEAM-certified middle school in the state.

SCCPSS Celebrates New Student Affairs Support Services Center with an Open House for the Community

The Student Affairs Support Services Center (SASSC) helps to eliminate barriers to students’ academic success and assist families in gaining stability which often correlates to a student’s academic experience.

STEM Academy at Bartlett Recognized as One of the Top STEM Middle School Programs in the Nation

The school is one of the top three finalists for the FETC STEM Excellence Award which will be announced on January 30th.

Board Approves SCCPSS 2019-2020 School Year Calendar

The calendar was developed in a manner that maximizes student achievement, represents feedback received by the Board’s Calendar Committee, and includes certain administrative requirements.

January 9 Board Briefs

Read a summary of the latest Board Meeting.

Fifteen SCCPSS Student-Athletes & Four SCCPSS Coaches Set to Participate in Annual Blitz Border Bowl Versus South Carolina

The fifteen SCCPSS student-athletes participating will be among a total 45 players making up Team Georgia.

Larissa Gomez Named Student of the Month - December 2018

New Hampstead Senior Receives Honor at Board Meeting

Coastal Middle School Receives 2nd Re-designation as a Lighthouse School to Watch

Coastal Middle School will be recognized at the Georgia Association of Educational Leaders conference in Athens on January 28th, as well as at the annual National Forum Schools to Watch conference in Washington, D.C. in June.

SCCPSS Administration and School Board Meet with Legislators to Discuss Priorities

SCCPSS Staff and Board of Education members come up with an annual list of priorities to send to Atlanta with our local legislative delegation.

SCCPSS Student Earns Scholarship after Advancing to Interview Stage of United States Senate Youth Program

Savannah Early College student Nathan Castro is one of only 19 students from the state of Georgia to qualify to advance to the interview stage of the United States Senate Youth Program this fall.

Three SCCPSS Employees Recognized as Health Care Heroes by the Georgia Medical Society

SCCPSS Lead Nurse Lisa Wilson, Juliette Gordon Low Elementary School Nurse Ja’net Nevels, and Pooler Elementary School Nurse Marla Danis were recognized as Allied Health Professionals.

Memorial Health High School Basketball Tournament Set to Tip-Off on December 19th

Over thirty-two teams will compete in a tournament that will bring out the best in High School Athletics!

Student Success Expo – A Pathway to Graduation and Beyond!

The event helps make the connection between our programs of study and college and career options through information available at school, collegiate, and business displays

December 12 Board Briefs

Read a summary of the latest Board Meeting.

Liam Clark Named Student of the Month - November 2018

5th Grade Student from Pooler Elementary Receives Honor at Board Meeting

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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