WCS Families, we are excited to announce new school hours for the 2021-2022 school year. We hope that sharing this information early will help you plan for the next school year. DAFFODIL Pre-K 7:30am - 2:15pm Elementary Schools 7:30am - 2:30pm Middle Schools 7:50am - 3:30pm High School 8:15am - 3:15pm
Listen to Dr. Sonya Bennett describe our Digital Learning Plan for SY21-22 here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/161RlIO1d7GlFnMcClDMz8XsICqVWE7z3/view?ts=609a84e0
Click here for the Virtual Open House site: https://www.ware.k12.ga.us/o/williams-heights-elementary-school/page/virtual-open-house--14
If your student is interested in trying out for the Waycross Middle School Cross Country Team please fill out the form below! At the end of the form you will be given a code to join the Cross Country Google Classroom! Go Dawgs! https://bit.ly/wxmsXC2020
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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!
We are so excited to meet you and your parents this afternoon at Open House from 4:00-6:00 pm! If you have your supplies, feel free to bring them and unpack your backpack. If you need a supply list, please click the URL below! https://5il.co/9347
This is a test of the Ware County School System's new alert and notification system. If you received this message, there is nothing further you need to do. Please excuse this interruption to your day. Thanks! - Paige Coker
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.
Have a wonderful Winter Break! See you on Wednesday, February 20th!
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!
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
Happy 100th Day of School!!
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
Family Reading Night will be 1/15/19!