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The Ware County School System will observe Labor Day on Monday, September 2nd. All schools and the Central Office will be closed. School will resume on Tuesday, September 3rd. Have a safe and happy long weekend!
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Ware County Schools has a new parent messaging app this year! If you get a call from +1 (501) 712-2633 Little Rock, Arkansas, that’s us! Please save the number so you will know it isn’t a telemarketer calling. Thanks!
The first day of school is August 1, 2019!
If your child is enrolling from home school or virtual school, please contact Dr. Reginna Germano by email at email@example.com or by phone at 912-283-8656 to register for grade placement testing. The test dates for this summer are July 11th and July 22nd.
As a Title I School District, parents are invited to participate in revising the District Parent Engagement Plan. Will you attend a meeting on May 9 at 8:30 or 12:30 at the Board of Education on 1301 Bailey Street? Or, take the survey https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/InputFY20
Class of 2032, it is time to register for Kindergarten!! Visit https://www.ware.k12.ga.us/article/97147?org=ware-county-school-district for more info.
We expect the most significant weather impact to remain to the north and west of Ware County and anticipate that all Ware County schools will operate on a normal schedule Monday, March 4th. We are monitoring road conditions and will make direct contact with families who may be impacted by impassable roads if alternate transportation arrangements need to be made. Please stay alert to changing weather conditions. Any updates will be shared on Facebook and through our new website and mobile app. You can get updates directly on your mobile phone by downloading the Ware County Schools app. Safety remains our top priority.
8th grade students/parents are invited to the 2019 Gator Prep Zone Tuesday, March 19 in the Performing Arts Center at WCHS. The first presentation will begin at 5:00pm and a second will begin at 6:00pm. This exciting event is the students' first step in their high school career!
Congratulations to the District Winners of our Fair Bear Writing Contest: Camp H. from Williams Heights, Lexy G. from Waresboro, and Olivia S. from Ware Middle. They will advance to the state level of competition! Good luck!
Mark your calendar for Feb 28th and come out to see several of our students from elementary, middle, and high school perform at the upcoming Poetry Coffee House. Details are at https://5il.co/6jjr.
Parents and guardians are invited to take a School Climate Survey at http://gshs.gadoe.org/parents. The survey closes March 1st. Take a moment to let your voice be heard!
Parents looking to apply for Intradistrict Transfer to a different school within the district for the 2019-2020 school year must complete this form and submit it to the Ware County Board of Education by 4:30pm on Feb. 28th. https://5il.co/6evj
Do you have a student who receives Special Education services? If so, please take the GA Department of Education's parent survey. It will be open through May 31st. http://www.gadoe.org/Parent-Survey
Keeping up with the trendy teen apps is difficult! Conduct a regular internet search for the latest list to stay informed. Here are 10 apps teens are using that parents should know about, from an ABC news affiliate. https://abc13.co/2SFBQea