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 3rd Graders are Learning Electrifying Concepts

 

Wacona Elementary's third grade students have had two in-class field trips with Georgia Power while learning about heat production, heat transfer, insulators, and conductors in class.

 

Mrs. Crystal Godfrey led the students in conducting an experiment to see which cup made the best insulator. She also talked to the students about ways to become more energy efficient at home.

 

Mr. Ben McQuaig brought Georgia Power’s PowerTown demonstration to teach students about the power and danger of electrical lines.  He taught them which materials are good conductors and insulators of electricity.  The students were intrigued as they were able to see the electrical flow between two conductors.  They were reminded to never to climb trees or fly kites near power lines and to get an adult if they see a downed power line.

 

The Ware County School System thanks Georgia Power for investing time in our schools. Mr. John Chancey is the principal of Wacona Elementary School.

 

 

Mr. Ben McQuaig from Georgia Power demonstrates PowerTown.

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Eshari M., Matthew D., Ivan Peralta R., Kynosha M., Willow D., Olivia S., and Keira M. conduct an experiment.

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