Alert: All Ware County Schools will dismiss early on August 21, 2017 due to the solar eclipse. Students will be served breakfast and a brown bag lunch prior to early dismissal. DAFFODIL Pre-K will release at 10:30am, followed by Center Elementary at 10:40am. All other elementary schools and the Ware County Learning Center will dismiss at 11:00am. Both middle schools will dismiss at 11:45am, and the high school will release at 12:15pm. Staff Members will be released once all students have vacated the building. We anticipate that students, drivers, and staff members will be home no later than 2:00pm. The peak of the eclipse is anticipated to occur at 2:44 PM. Afternoon practices such as band, volleyball, softball, football, etc. at all schools will meet inside until 3:20 PM, after which practice may be moved outside. If you have any questions, please call your child's principal.
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School News & Announcements

CTAE Gator Futures August 2017 Newsletter

Aug 2017 Newsletter


Click the image to read the inaugural edition of the CTAE Gator Futures newsletter!

Ware School District Launches STEM Initiative To Prepare Students For A Global Economy


NFL Football Star Adrian Peterson Visits Ware County Students

Peterson and Student

Gators are All In for PBIS!


Skit tours are a huge success as students learn appropriate behaviors through student-led skits during TAA!.

12th Grade Parent/Student Meeting and Mini College Fair


Senior night and mini-college fair for parents and students on August 22 at 6:30 PM in the Performing Arts Center at WCHS.

Peach State Tour


The Georgia Institute of Technology, Georgia State University, and the University of Georgia will host a workshop for students and parents on Wednesday, Aug. 30 from 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM in the Performing Arts Center at WCHS. Topics include: early and regular college admission, advanced placement courses, financial aid and much more!

Additional Safety Warning for August 21st's Solar Eclipse



Dr. Michael Schecter, an optometrist in the Columbus, OH area, urges all spectators to enjoy the coming eclipse from the safety of the television rather than viewing it live. Click "Read More" to hear what he has to say.

Safety Information About the Upcoming Solar Eclipse Event

safety tips



Our friends at Prevent Blindness have created a helpful fact sheet about the upcoming total solar eclipse event. Click on the link to check it out!

Ware County Schools to Dismiss Early Aug. 21

Early Dismissal

August 21st Schedule for Dismissal:


Daffodil Pre-K: 10:30 AM
Elementary/WCLC: 11:00 AM
Middle Schools: 11:45 AM
High School: 12:15 PM


Read more at the link!

We are Team Ware! Are you?

Ware County Schools is unveiling a new slogan this school year: We are Team Ware!


We believe our children succeed when we work together as a team - staff, parents, and the community. We're all in the game to win, and the reward is our children's success. We need YOU on the team! The big game kicks off Tuesday, August 1st at Open House. Come meet your child's teachers and get to know the other players on the team.


Team Ware starts with Team meetings! Meeting and communicating with teachers and administrators can have an enormous impact on your child's attitude toward school, learning, and success in the classroom. Check out these 5 tips to get in the game!



August 2017

School Bells Will Soon Be Ringing!

Wacona Elementary


Ware County teachers are "gearing" up for a great school year! See you on August 3rd!

2017-2018 School Year Quickly Approaching

Back to School


Summer is quickly coming to an end, and school bells will be ringing across the district in a few short weeks. Click through to find out what you need to know to be prepared.

FREE Summer Reading Program

It's time to get your summer reading on. See the info in the graphic to learn how to access thousands of books - Summer Readingfor FREE!

WCHS Prom 2017


Ware County School System Announces Young Georgia Author System Winners

YGA Winners

Congratulations Ware County High School STAR Student Lewis A. and STAR Teacher Mary Alice Aldridge

STAR Student and Teacher

Congratulations to the WCHS JROTC Drill Team Region Champs!

JROTC Drill Team Region Champs

Ware County Schools Earn State Awards of Distinction

State Awards of Distinction

Ware BOE Recognizes Ms. Ava Gill as March Golden Achievement Winner

March 2017 Golden Achievement Winner

Waycross-Ware County Community Members Invited to Visit Teen Maze

Teen Maze Event

Family Night with Adrian Peterson Hailed a Success

Adrian Peterson

Ware County High School Band Students Earn District Honors

Honor Band

Special Week Honors Georgia's School Board Members

School Board Members

WCHS HOSA Students Visit Local Schools to Provide Preventative Education


HOSA Visit 1


HOSA Visit 2

Project Search Students Volunteer to Ring the Bell

Project Search

HOSA Raises Pediatric Cancer Awareness in Support of Mattie's Mission

HOSA Raises Pediatric Cancer Awareness in Support of Mattie's Mission

WCHS HOSA Students Place 1st at Fall Conference

WCHS HOSA Students Place 1st at Fall Conference

Ware County School District Holds 2nd Annual Student Technology Fair


Ware County School System Holds Teacher Recruitment Fair

Job Fair

Ware School District Achieves 2016 GSBA Distinguished School Board Status

Distinguished BoardWare School District Achieves 2016 GSBA Distinguished School Board Status

WCHS Happenings

Hinkley H. Begins Service as an Area FFA Officer

Ware County Schools Receives Golden Radish Award for Farm to School Accomplishments

Ware BOE Board Members Sworn In

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