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 WINGS Students Develop Waterworks STEM Project

Wacona Elementary fifth grade WINGS students in Ms. Fields’ class are studying the book The City of Ember and were challenged to create a pipework system that moves water between two cups a distance of two feet using straws, tape and cups. The winners of the challenge were Lindy P. and Lindsay C., who got every drop of water from one cup to the other. The girls stated, “We learned never to doubt yourself. Since ours was the simplest, we thought it would fail, but it ended up working perfectly. We loved working on our STEM project with Ms. Fields.”

Mr. John Chancey is principal of Wacona Elementary. 

 

Pictured: Lindy and Lindsay with their waterworks project

Waterworks STEM Project





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