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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Wacona Elementary Students Win Fall Stock Market Game

Wacona’s fourth and fifth grade WINGS students participated in the Fall 2016 Stock Market Game, a 10-week Internet simulation of Wall Street, and invested $100,000 in a portfolio of stocks traded on the New York Stock Exchange and NASDAQ. Students formed teams, researched stocks and issuing companies, and entered trades on the SMG website at real-time prices.

Out of the 23 regional teams competing, fourth graders Olivia, Sianna, and Roy secured the win by having the portfolio with the highest equity at the end of the trading session. Under the supervision of advisor Jennifer Cone, the team was victorious with a 1.53 percent increase in their initial return.

Each regional team winner in Georgia will be invited to the annual SMG banquet ceremony held in Atlanta with State Superintendent Richard Woods on May 2, 2017. Mr. John Chancey is the principal of Wacona Elementary.


Pictured from left to right: Olivia S., Sianna G., and Roy W.. 

 

 

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