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's Electrifying Learning

Mr. Jeffrey McCarthy’s fifth grade science students learned the components of a basic electric circuit.  They also made simple, series, and parallel circuits using wires, batteries, and small light bulbs.  While working with this equipment, the students tested various materials to determine whether they would or would not conduct electricity.  Lastly, they used wire, batteries, and steel rods to make electromagnets, which they tested by picking up paper clips. Wacona students enjoy STEM activities! Mr. John Chancey is the principal of Wacona Elementary School.
 


Pictured are Steve, Demetrius, and Josie.





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