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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Five Ware County Schools Earn 5-Star Climate Rating

The Ware County School System is proud to announce that 5 schools have received 5-Star Climate Ratings by the Georgia Department of Education. Schools earning this distinction include Center Elementary, Memorial Drive Elementary, Wacona Elementary, Waresboro Elementary, and Ware County Middle School.

Each school in Georgia receives a star rating of 1 through 5, with five stars representing an excellent school climate and one star representing a school climate most in need of improvement. These ratings are based on surveys measuring student, teacher, and parent perceptions of a school’s climate, student discipline measurements, safe and substance-free learning environments, the average daily attendance of teachers, administrators, staff members, and the percentage of students with fewer than six unexcused absences. The Ware County School System thanks parents, students, and teachers for their support in making these schools FIVE STAR SCHOOLS!

Mr. Tyler Bennett is the principal at Center Elementary. Dr. Wendy Good is principal at Memorial Drive Elementary, and Mr. John Chancey is the principal at Wacona Elementary. Dr. Jenny Barnes is the principal at Waresboro Elementary, and Dr. Darlene Tanner is the principal at Ware County Middle School.

 

Pictured below are some of the students, parents, and staff members who helped Memorial Drive achieve 5-Star status, from L to R: Matthew M., Dr. Wendy Good, Mrs. Talia Johnson & Ms. Wilma Clark (Parents of Memorial Drive Students), Mrs. Lori Smith; middle row l-r: Wesley P., Lariah B., Lojuan B.; front row: La’Taviyah B.

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