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March 19, 2018Dixon Named Colquitt County High School Principal

Clifford (Jamie) Dixon has been named Colquitt County High School Principal and will take the reins on July 1, 2018.  Dixon replaces retiring CCHS Principal Stephanie Terrell.

Dixon earned his bachelor’s in criminal justice from North Georgia College and State University.  He received his teaching certificate from Georgia State University, and his master’s in leadership from Kennesaw State University.  

Click here for full press release.

March 19, 2018C.A. Gray Young Authors competition winnersGeorgia Young Authors Competition Winners


Two C.A. Gray Junior High School students are grade-level winners of the Young GA Authors Writing Competition for Colquitt County Schools.

Eighth grader Lilla Craft wrote a piece of fiction while 9th Grader Joshua Doile composed an informational work. Both of their entries will move on to the RESA level for judging and will be available to the public on display at the following locations:

Valdosta Mall: Monday, April 30 - Sunday May 6th
Tifton Mall:  Monday, May 7- Sunday, May 13.



March 19, 2018

Stringfellow Elementary School students dressed as Lorax for Read Across America Week

Read Across America Activities at Stringfellow Elementary School

During Read Across America Week, Miss Mandy Hughes' class at Stringfellow Elementary School dressed as different Dr. Seuss characters each day. On Monday, they dressed as the Lorax and discussed pollution and engaged in a variety of math activities with truffula trees.

March 14, 2018Norman Park Elementary students and parents participate in math night

Norman Park Elementary School Holds Family Fun Night

Norman Park Elementary recently held a "Math Family Fun Night" to highlight math games and strategies used in the classroom.  Parents and students were invited to participate in hands-on demonstrations at each grade level.

March 12, 2018CCHS ESOL Teacher Cathy Wentworth
CCHS Teacher Serves on National Test Committee

Colquitt County High School teacher Cathy Wentworth was recently chosen to represent Colquitt County at the ACCESS Bias and Sensitivity Content Review Speaking and Listening Series 501 Conference hosted by the Center for Applied Logistics in Washington, D.C. on March 5th and 6th of this year.  Mrs. Wentworth teaches English to speakers of other languages at CCHS.  The ACCESS test is given to English language learners {ELL} to assess language proficiency in Kindergarten through 12th grade students.  The test committee members reviewed the content of the questions in the Speaking and Listening sections of the test.  The test also measures the reading and writing abilities of the ELL students.  The committee reviewed the content appropriateness, accuracy, comprehensibility, and readability of the ACCESS test.  The ACCESS test is a national test and is given to students throughout the United States.  Members of the review committee came from states across the nation.
March 8, 2018

Straight Superiors at Georgia Band Masters Association Concert Festival!
Congratulations C.A. Gray Jr. High School 8th Grade Band!

Gray Band receives Straight Superior Ratings

Straight Superiors at Georgia Band Masters Association Concert Festival!
Congratulations C.A. Gray Jr. High School 8th Grade Band!
Straight Superiors at Georgia Band Masters Association Concert Festival!
Congratulations C.A. Gray Jr. High School 8th Grade Band!

March 7, 2018
PackerX Science Fair Winners
PackerX Science Fair Winners

Students in Williams Middle School’s PackerX program recently competed in both local and regional science and engineering fairs. Pictured are (front row) Luke Mobley, Ashley Almond, Langley Bennett, Alaina Riley, Alex Perry, Cristian Gurdano, Julie Corona, Kenny Williams; (back row) James Fagan, Kaitlyn Maxwell, Eva Kirbo, Wynn Kinsey, Grace Costin, Ellis Turnipseed, Carolyne Turner, Marlie Daniels, Madeline Corbin, Nate Kirbo, and Colton Sauls. Not pictured is Jack Ballard.

March 7, 2018

Straight Superiors at Georgia Band Masters Association Festival.
Congratulations Williams Middle School 7th Grade Band. 

Straight Superiors at Georgia Band Masters Association Festival. Congratulations Williams Middle School 7th Grade Band.

March 7, 2018Multi tiered System of Supports logoSchool System to Host South Georgia MTSS Conference

Colquitt County School System will host the first ever South Georgia MTSS Conference on June 6, 2018 at Colquitt County High School. MTSS (Multi-Tiered System of Supports) is a framework that allows schools to provide a rapid response to students’ academic, behavioral, and social/emotional needs. Topics will include Positive Behavioral Interventions/Supports, academic, behavioral, and social/emotional interventions, mental health, active engagement strategies, cultural responsiveness, strategies for teaching English Learners, STEM/STEAM, and more!
March 7, 2018

Internationally Known Poet Works with Local Students

Phil Kaye coaches Devean Enoch as he talks about his ideas for writing.Thomas Kendrick, Jr. shares his work with teacher, Lois Moon.Phil Kaye reads Sapphira Clark’s work and provides her with feedback.

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March 5, 2018Dr. Yearta and granddaughter Lennon for Read Across America WeekRead Across America Week

Retired Colquitt County School System Assistant Superintendent Dr. Maureen Yearta took on different role last week.  She was a guest reader in her granddaughter Lennon's pre-k classroom at Norman Park Elementary School.  Dr. Yearta read several Dr. Seuss books to Ms. April Weeks' pre-k class to celebrate Read Across America Week.

March 5, 2018


CCHS Literary Team Places Second; Individuals Bring Home First Place Wins

CCHS Literary Team MembersCCHS Literary Competition first place winners

Click link for Literary Competition details.



March 2, 2018

Straight Superiors at Georgia Band Masters Association Festival. Congratulations CCHS Concert Band!

Straight Superiors at Georgia Band Masters Association Festival. Congratulations CCHS Concert Band!

March 1, 2018Doerun elementary Kindergarten students with Colquitt County FirefightersDoerun Elementary Students Hear About Fire Safety

Kindergartners at Doerun Elementary School invited two of Colquitt County's firefighters to come for a visit after the reading of Russ and the Firehouse.  They were able to see equipment, a firetruck, and uniforms.  The students were also taught the importance of having an escape plan in place in case of a fire in their homes.

March 1, 2018Gray Junior High Students rewarded for Assessment Performance

C.A. Gray Students Rewarded for Assessment Performance

Select eighth grade students from physical science classes were rewarded for great performance on their recent assessment over mechanical waves with maker challenges. Mrs. Melanie Turner, C.A. Gray’s media specialist, designed the activities to foster teamwork, problem solving, and creative thinking. Students worked in groups to create the tallest cup stacks and marshmallow towers.

February 26, 2018

Colquitt County Summer Feeding Program

The Colquitt County School Nutrition Department will offer meals free of charge via the Seamless Summer Feeding Program to all children in Colquitt County 18 years of age and younger. 

Seamless Summer Feeding Program dates: June 11,2018—June 29, 2018.

Organizations that are participating in the Seamless Summer Feeding Program can be found at the following web site starting in June: http://ga.nokidhungry.org/free-summer-meals  

More information pertaining to Colquitt County sites can be obtained by calling the School Nutrition Office at 229-890-6228. Patty Tyson will serve as summer feeding manager and along with other school nutrition employees, will be responsible for providing meals to several different sites throughout Colquitt County. The main walk-on sites will be Cox Elementary School, Stringfellow Elementary School, and C.A. Gray Jr. High School.  

Monika W. Griner, School Nutrition Director stated, “We welcome the opportunity to provide this service to the children of Colquitt County and to partner with area organizations and churches in this capacity. We appreciate the willingness of the community to step forward and assist with meals when school is out. ” 

“This institution is an equal opportunity provider.”

February 26, 2018R.B. Wright Elementary Stock Market TeamStock Mark Game District Regional Winners

R.B. Wright Elementary School recently had four teams to participate in the fall session of the Georgia Stock Market Game. Students worked in teams purchasing stock portfolios online to make the most profit. 

The team (pictured left to right) of Andrew Strickland, Trip Gregory, Adrian Gallardo, Cam Harden, and Tuck Gregory were named District Regional Winners.


February 23, 2017

Colquitt County Board of Education - Central Office employees are standing #Chandlerstrong in support of Chandler Booth, a 9th grade C.A. Gray Junior High student, fighting cancer. 
Chandler is the son of Kim (Sunset Elementary School teacher) and Jim Mack Booth.

February 20, 2018Cox Elementary student won Destination Ag writing contest

Cox Elementary Student Wins Writing Contest


Kariah Smith, a first grader at Cox Elementary School, won the Destination Ag Writing Contest for 1st/2nd Grade bracket in Colquitt County. 

Kariah was asked to write about what she learned on her Destination Ag field trip to the Tifton Agrirama that was taken at the beginning of the school year. She won $100 and her writing was framed and given to her along with her gift card and certificate.   

Pictured are Mrs. Julie Thompson (Teacher), Kariah Smith (student), Kelly Scott (Destination Ag).

February 12, 2018

Second-Round Basketball State Play-Offs

Lady Packers vs. Cherokee High

Cherokee High School (930 Marietta Hwy, Canton, Ga 30114) @ 6:00 pm on Wednesday, February 21st

February 13, 2018
FFA Wins Three State Championships

The Colquitt County High FFA Chapter had two teams and one individual that competed at FFA State CDE (Career Development Event) Day at Fort Valley State University on February 9th and 10th. These students have spent the last months practicing and preparing for their designed CDE competitions.   

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February 12, 20182018 Spelling Bee Winner

Williams Middle School seventh grader Jonah Hagin battled 12 other students to win the 2018 Colquitt County Schools Spelling Bee. The second place winner and regional alternate is Caleb Schmidt of the GEAR Center, and the third place winner is Case Gregory of C. A. Gray Junior High School.

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February 12, 2018CCHS Governor's Honors semifinalistsColquitt County GHP Semifinalists

Seven Colquitt County students were recently named semifinalists for the Governor’s Honors Program (GHP), a four-week residential gifted summer program for rising juniors and seniors. Colquitt County High School students, all juniors, are pictured with Colquitt County High School principal Stephanie Terrell (far left). Named GHP semifinalists are Kaitlyn Hart (Agricultural Science), Victoria Barber(Agricultural Science), Mitchell Riley (Agricultural Science), Haley Boyd(Voice), Cameron Carr (Spanish), Sam Kundi, (Science), and Victoria McDaniel (Theatre).  Click here for full press release.

February 12, 2017Honor Band Participants

Students Case Gregory (8th), Haley Bonin (11th), and Luis Palomares (12th) participated in the GMEA (Georgia Music Educators Association)  District 2 Honor Band this weekend in Tifton. They were selected along with 270 other musicians in our area to participate based off of audition.
February 12, 2018

Jazz Honor Band Participant
CCHS senior Brandon Yates (pictured fifth from the left) participated in the GMEA (Georgia Music Educators Association) District 2 Jazz Honor Band this weekend in Tifton. He was one of two drum set players selected and had the highest score of all set players who auditioned.

February 8, 2018

Cox Elementary School students celebrate the 100th day of school!

February 8, 2018

City of Moultrie Mayor William McIntosh signed a proclamation Tuesday, February 6, 2018 declaring 
February 4-10 as National FBLA-PBL (Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda) Week
in the City of Moultrie as Colquitt County High School FBLA and
Southern Regional Technical College PBL members look on. 

February 8, 2018FBLA Students Top 10 at Regional Competition

Members of Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) from Colquitt County High School and C. A. Gray Jr. High School attended the FBLA Region Leadership Conference at Southern Regional Technical College on January 12.  The 22 members attending competed in various competitions such as Business Calculations, Entrepreneurship, Personal Finance, and many others.  

Click here for more information.

February 5, 2017

Save the date! | June 6, 2018
Moultrie, Georgia (exact location TBD)

Colquitt County Schools'

MTSS Mini-Conference
Multi-Tiered System of Supports

(Click for more information, including registration and presentation proposals.)


August 28, 2017

Attendance Protocol - UPDATE

Each school year is always an exciting time for students, staff, and families. In order to educate our students, they must be present and on time each day. To ensure success, we ask parents to ensure their children come to school on time each day unless they are sick. If your student is absent due to illness, be sure to submit a note to the school when the student returns. This protocol will be followed at each school for students who are enrolled and/or of compulsory school age.  

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FFA Plant Sale

FFA Plant Sale

Please come support your local FFA and Horticulture classes.  We have bedding plants, ferns, hanging baskets, vegetables, and herbs.  The students have worked very hard to get the plant sale ready. 

 and Thursday March 21-22 from 8am-5pm.  The High School greenhouses are located behind the new high school.  Follow the signs.  Please contact Adrienne Smith at adrienne.smith@colquitt.k12.ga.us or at 890-6141 ext. 23509 with questions.

Also, Williams Middle School will also be holding their plant sale on Wednesday and Thursday March 21-22nd from 8am-5pm.  Their greenhouses are located behind the gym in the parent pickup line.  Please contact Chad Bass at chad.bass@colquitt.k12.ga.us or 890-6183 with questions.

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Charter System Petition - Final (Revised 1/12/15) - Approved April 2, 2015
Revised Charter System Petition approved January 12, 2015 by Colquitt County Board of Education.  Petition submitted to the Georgia State Board of Education for approval. 

Charter System Public Hearings
Overview of Charter System for Public Hearings
Colquitt County School System Seeks Charter System Status  

Exhibit 10 - Annual Financial Audit

Exhibit 11 - Accreditation Report

Exhibit 12 - Strategic Plan

Exhibit 13 - Charter School Accountability Report


Accreditation Report

Community/System Profile - "A Closer Look"

Communications Plan

System Improvement Plan


Please review the District Improvement Plan and send comments or suggestions to Todd Hall todd.hall@colquitt.k12.ga.us or Dr. Marni Kirkland marni.kirkland@colquitt.k12.ga.us .


Parent Involvement


Get involved.  Please review the Colquitt County School System's Parent Involvement Policy.

You may email your suggestions or comments to todd.hall@colquitt.k12.ga.us or mail them to Todd Hall at P.O. Box 2708 - Moultrie, GA  31776.

Parent Survey

Dear Parent/Guardian,


Colquitt County Schools  are Title I schools and as the parent/guardian of a child attending a Title I school you are an important part of the Title I team.  Your input is vital in the planning and implementation of the parent involvement program and activities in our school.  In an effort to improve student academic achievement, we ask that you complete the following survey used to design a compact that will outline shared responsibilities of parents, school staff and students.  We appreciate your feedback and thank you for taking the time to complete this survey. 


Estimado padre/Tutor,

Condado de Colquitt las Escuelas son escuelas del Título I y como el padre/tutor de un niño que asiste a una escuela Título I es una parte importante del equipo del Título I. su comentario es de vital importancia en la planificación y ejecución de la participación del programa y actividades de padres en nuestra escuela. En un esfuerzo por mejorar rendimiento académico de los estudiantes le pedimos que complete la siguiente encuesta para el diseño el compacto a escuela-padre y la política padres participantes en que se indicarán las responsabilidades de los padres compartida con el personal de la escuela y los estudiantes. Le agradecemos sus comentarios y gracias por tomar el tiempo para completar esta encuesta. 


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Youth Mentoring Opportunities

Interested in volunteering in one of our schools in Colquitt County? If so,
please contact the Moultrie YMCA at 985-1154 .

Visit the Moultrie Y home page. Located under the programs tab is YMentors.  Click to view the "YMentor" video for more information.

Find resources for families at Colquitt County Family Connection, and come find us on Facebook!
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Georgia Parent Survey

The Georgia Parent Survey is also modeled after the student survey and contains 24 questions. Parents may complete the survey using their personal computer, smartphone or tablet. For parents that do not have access to the Internet, school administrators should consider scheduling dates and times to allow parents to complete the Georgia Parent Survey at school. All parents should be encouraged to participate in the Georgia Parent Survey because the data will be used as part of the calculation of the School Climate Star Rating. Survey responses are anonymous and will be submitted directly to the Georgia Department of Education for analysis. The Georgia Parent Survey is also available in Spanish. Parents may select the Spanish version within the survey. Results from the Georgia Parent Survey will not be available to the public and will not be posted online. The Georgia Parent Survey link is posted below.

Georgia Parent Survey:



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2018-2019 School Calendar (Approved 01/22/18)

2017-2018 School Calendar (Approved 02/13/17)

HB91 - Graduation Petition Process for CCHS Students - Governor Nathan Deal signed House Bill 91 into law on March 30, 2015 thereby creating new code section, O.C.G.A. §20-2-281.1.  This law provided that students shall no longer be required to earn a passing score on any graduation tests to earn a high school diploma.

School Choice
Under the 2009 state law (O.C.G.A. 20-2-2131), parents/guardians may request a transfer to another school within the Colquitt County School District.  

Notice to Parents
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Testing Out to Receive High School Course Credit Using the End of Course (EOC) Tests

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Colquitt County School System is committed to providing all students with a safe and civil school environment in which all members of the school community are treated with dignity and respect. In accordance with federal, state, and local policies, procedures and practices, Colquitt County School System expressly prohibits the bullying, harassment or intimidation of any person, by any means or method, which occurs on school property, on school vehicles, at designated school bus stops, or at school related functions or activities, or by use of data or software that is accessed through a computer, computer system, computer network, or other electronic technology of a local school system. Students who witness bullying or who are victims of bullying behaviors should make a report to a teacher or school administrator so that an appropriate investigation can take place. If, after an investigation, a student is found to be in violation of the Code of Conduct bullying policy, the student shall be disciplined by appropriate measures up to, and including, suspension and expulsion. Retaliation following a report of bullying is strictly prohibited and may result in strong disciplinary action.

Harrassment/Bullying Reporting Protocol
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Bullying Incident Report form 

  The Colquitt County School System uses the E-Verify Employment Eligibility Verification system.  We began implementing E-verify on  November 1, 2011.  Our federal User Identification Number is 451541 .

Mission Statement:  The Colquitt County School System is committed to the daily pursuit of excellence in student achievement while working with parents and the community to serve the needs of all children in a positive and safe environment.

The Colquitt County Board of Education is an equal opportunity provider and employer and is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination in relation to race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, political affiliation, disability, genetic information and testing, and the Family and Medical Leave Act. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer or the government, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint or otherwise oppose discrimination.

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