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Superintendent's Message

We the Terrell County Board of Education, 

the faculty and staff welcome you to our system. 

"Home of the Greenwave"

We encourage you to visit our web site 

for information about our annual events, 

activities and curriculum.

Mr. Robert D. Aaron,  Superintendent



 Our Vision and Mission





Red Cross Blood Drive November 18, 2016 - THS Gym 9am -2pm

Red Cross Blood Drive 

November 18, 2016 

Terrell High School Gym  

201 Greenwave Blvd Dawson, GA 39842 

9:00 am -2:00 pm

Great News!!! Flu vaccine is available at the CCES School Based Health Center

Great News!!!  Terrell County School Based Health Center will now start giving flu vaccine at 

Cooper Carver Elementary School to the students, faculty, and staff of the Terrell County School System. 

It is our desire to be available for your children’s health care needs.  

Students can be vaccinated with a signed consent form from a parent or guardian. The consent form is 

included in this packet along with information about the flu vaccine and the flu itself. Children with

a history of allergic reaction to eggs, previous history of allergic reaction to the flu vaccine, or a history 

of Guillain Barre Syndrome may not be eligible for the injectable flu vaccine and should consult with 

the staff of the SBHC at Cooper Carver Elementary School. You can also call the health center to schedule 

an appointment for your child at (229) 405-6238. The health center is open Monday – Thursday from 

7:30am – 4:30pm and Friday from 7:30am – 2:30pm.

The clinic takes many insurance plans including the Medicaid system which includes Well Care, Peach State, 

Amerigroup and PeachCare for Kids. The clinic will also accept private insurance as well. Please be sure 

to fill in each child’s name and complete all information on the attached form. 

Your child(ren) cannot be given the flu vaccine without a signed consent form.  Please fill out your form and return it today. 

Flu Vaccine Consent Form 2016- TCSBHC

We encourage you to use the School Based Health Center to address any health needs your child(ren) may have in the future.  

Thank you,

School Based Health Center Staff

Terrell County School System is now a Charter System.

The Terrell County School System has been approved by the

State Board of Education to become a Charter System. 

This designation will create opportunities for autonomous flexibility

at the school-level for all schools in Terrell County. 

Our schools will have more freedom to innovate, exercise local school 

governance and gain broad community support 

to improve student achievement.

2016 SHBP Open Enrollment Infrmation now available online

September 21, 2016

News and Informationfor State Health Benefit Plan Members
2016 SHBP Open Enrollment Decision Guides, Benefit Fair/Educational Session Info now available online!

The Georgia State Health Benefit Plan (SHBP) is pleased to announce the 2016 Decision Guides, Benefit Fair Schedule for Active Members and Educational Session Schedule for Retirees have been posted online Open Enrollment for the 2017 Plan Year will be heldOctober 17 - November 4, 2016. SHBP members will select their benefits for the 2017 Plan Year (January 1 - December 31, 2017) during the Open Enrollment period.

For 2017, SHBP will continue to provide an array of vendors and plan options for our members, with new enhancements, such as an increased hearing aid benefit for children,a second Medicare Advantage (MA) vendor, in addition to telemedicine options for MA members.The following options will be available to SHBP members for the 2017 Plan Year:
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia (BCBSGa) - statewide Gold, Silver, Bronze Health Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA) (exclusively), statewide Health Maintenance Organization (HMO), andMedicare Advantage (MA) Preferred Provider Organization (PPO) standard and premium
  • UnitedHealthcare (UHC) - statewide High Deductible Health Plan (HDHP) (exclusively), statewide HMO, Medicare Advantage (MA) Preferred Provider Organization (PPO) standard and premium
  • Kaiser Permanente (KP) - fully-insured HMO for SHBP members who live or work in the 27-county metro Atlanta service area
The current Pharmacy Benefit Manager (PBM) contract with Express Scripts Inc. and the current Wellness contract with Healthways Inc. will continue for the 2017 Plan Year and will provide benefits to members who choose to enroll in either BCBSGa or UHC.

To educate members on the 2017 plan options, SHBP will conduct in-person and online member outreach on the plan options prior to and during the state's Open Enrollment and Retiree Change Option Period. Please reference the Benefit Fair and Educational Session schedules online
Open Enrollment will be heldOctober 17 - November 4, 2016, for theJanuary 1, 2017, start date of the new plan year.

YMCA Corporate Membership for Employees of Terrell Co Schools

YMCA Corporate Membership especially for employees of
The Terrell County School System. The deadline for signing up is October 20, 2016.

If you are interested,  please print  the forms below and and take the filled out forms

to Dr. Laster at Terrell High School. 

Membership Form

Membership Enrollment Card

Terrell County School-Based Health Center located at Cooper Carver Elementary

Terrell County School-Based Health Center

Is now open 

Terrell County School-Based Health Center (located in Cooper Carver Elementary) 

 We celebrate the opportunity to have a health clinic in our school system! 
Terrell County SBHC at Cooper Carver Elementary 
455 Greenwave Drive, Dawson, GA (229) 405-6238



Terrell County BOE 2016 Tax Millage Rate

Terrell County BOE 2016 Tax Millage Rate
Terrell County BOE Public Notice

TRS Launches Online Counseling Registration

August 8, 2016

TRS Launches Online Counseling Registration
New Counseling Registration Process for our Atlanta Office


The Teachers Retirement System of Georgia (TRS) now offers online registration for pre-retirement counseling appointments in our Atlanta Office. The introduction of online registration for counseling appointments will automate all event registrations—streamlining the process for all members.


Previously, TRS only offered online registration for appointments outside the Atlanta office. This new online tool now offers online registration for appointments at our Atlanta office and is similar to the process for our outreach events held throughout the State of Georgia.


To view available appointment times and register, a member will be required to log into his or her existing TRS account or create an account if one does not exist. Once the member has reached the Account Summary page, he or she will search for available appointments by clicking onAppointments/Eventson the right-hand side of the screen. During the registration process, a member may select either an appointment/event at our office or at another location.


We encourage all of our members to register for an online account to have access to Appointments/Event registration, Annual Member Statements, and the Application for Retirement. A member may create an account by On the website's homepage, hover over theAccount Loginlink located in the navigation bar at the top of the page. SelectActive Member Loginin the drop down menu. From there you can select to register for account access or log into your existing account.


TRS is dedicated to providing exceptional customer service to members. We are always looking for ways to improve the services we provide. We believe this new process will expedite the registration process and improve our members' experiences with TRS.z

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HB251 Intradistrict Transfer Option

NOTICE: HB251 Intradistrict Transfer Option-State law in Georgia allows intradistrict transfer within the state.  

The Terrell County School System has no options for intradistrict transfer because the system is 

comprised of only one school per grade span (Cooper-Carver Elementary School-Grades PreK-5;

Terrell Middle School-Grades 6-8; and Terrell High School-Grades 9-12). 

Please contact Tonya Perkins, Title I Director at 229-995-4096 or if you have any questions or need additional information.


REGION 1-A TOURNAMENT: Terrell County girls defeat Mitchell County
Lady Greenwave come back to win 61-50



Terrell Lady Greenwaves vs. Hancock Central (Sparta, GA)
The Terrell County Greenwave girls basketball team has a home playoff game vs. Hancock Central on Friday, February 19.

Attention Parents - Terrell County School Based Health Center

Terrell County School Based Health Center


Starting April 2016, Terrell County School System will have a Comprehensive Pediatric Clinic located

in  the Cooper Carver Elementary School Building. If you like your child to have access to the clinic for

illnesses, injuries, physicals, etc. during school hours, please fill out the following forms completely.

This packet contains all the forms that are needed for your child o be seen at the School Based Heath

Center within Terrell County School System.

For further questions, please call (229) 405-6201.

Thank You

School Based Health Center Staff

School Based Health Center Flyer

Terrell County School System Calendar 2016-2017

 The Terrell County Board of Education has approved the new 2016-2017 Terrell County School System Calendar.

 Terrell County School Calendar 2016-2017

Terrell High School named a 2016 Title I Reward School

  Terrell High School is Named a 2016 Title I Reward School as A Highest-Progress School 

  A Highest-Progress School is among the 10 percent of the state’s Title I schools making the most progress in improving the performance of the “all students” group   over three years on the statewide assessments. A school may not be classified as a High-Progress school if it has been identified as a Priority or Focus School.‚Äč 

  Georgia Department of Education FY16 Reward Schools - High Progress

  Certificate awarded to Terrell High School br GaDOE as a 2016 Title I School

Lady Greenwave 1985 and 1986 State AA Champions 30 Year Celebration

Terrell County High School
Lady Greenwave
1985 and 1986 State AA Champions

January 2, 2016

4:00-6:00: Arrival and Reception—Terrell Middle High School Gymnasium
6:00: Attend Basketball Game
Terrell High School Greenwaves
Randolph Clay Red Devils
End of Girls Game: Recognition Ceremony

Presentation of Players and Gifts

Flyer-Lady Greenwave Celebration


High School Registration Information

FY 16 Terrell County Schools Georgia ESEA Flexibility Waiver Parent Notification

Parent Notification of the  FY 16 Terrell County Schools ESEA Flexibility Waiver. As of March 30, 2012, the U.S. Department of Education granted Georgia a waiver from some accountability requirements of  the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), more commonly referred to as No Child Left Behind (NCLB). The waiver will allow Georgia Department of Education (GaDOE) more flexibility for how schools are evaluated and supported.  Prior to the ESEA waiver, Georgia used Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) as the state's accountability measure. The new statewide accountability system, the College and Career Readiness Performance Index (CCRPI), will serve as the future of accountability for all public schools and districts in Georgia.  Attached is the FY 16 Terrell County Schools ESEA Flexibility Waiver Parent Notification in English and Spanish.
Interested persons should contact Tonya Perkins, Title I Director at (229) 995-4096 or email for additional information.

Click here to read the flyer

 FY 16 Terrell County Schools ESEA Flexibility Waiver

 FY 16 Terrell County Schools ESEA Flexibility Waiver (Spanish)

Consolidated LEA Improvement Plan (CLIP) Parent Review

Terrell County Schools believe that your involvement with your child’s education is essential to their academic and future success. To honor our commitment to provide the best possible educational experience for your child, we invite you to work with us on our improvement efforts. We welcome you to review and give us your input regarding the Terrell County School System’s current Comprehensive LEA Improvement Plan (CLIP) at any time.


Interested persons should contact Tonya Perkins, Title I Director at (229) 995-4096 or email for additional information.


You are also welcome to send any feedback, comments or concerns to: Email:

                                 Mail: Title I Office, Terrell County Board of Education, P.O. Box 151, Dawson, GA 39842

We need Our Parents feedback and suggestions on Terrell County's Parent Involvement Policy

   We need feed back from our parents on the  FY 15 Parent Involvement Policy and suggestions from our parents for the 

Ga. Dept. of Education Report Terrell High School Ranks in Top 20% "Performing School"

       Terrell County High School has once again received some good news from the Georgia Department of Education
       (GDOE) regarding academic success at the local school. A recent report from the GDOE shows that Terrell High
       School ranks in the top 20 per cent as a “Performing School.” The GDOE conducted a Georgia Assessment of Professional
       School Standards (GAPSS) evaluation at Terrell High School on March 31 and April 1. Terrell School Superintendent
       Robert Aaron and Terrell High School Principal Douglas Bell both said they were pleased with the recent evaluation
       results. Click here to read the article

Terrell County High School will implement an in school program for the FLP delivery model

Terrell County High School will implement an in school program for the FLP delivery model and name the program the Greenwave FLP. The Greenwave FLP will be implemented from September 2014 through April 2015. The Greenwave FLP will be housed at Terrell County High School from 9:40 until 10:05 four days a week (Monday- Thursday) rotating every nine weeks providing service in the area of Math. The instructor/student ratio will be 15:1. Once enrolled, students will remain in the program through April 2014 or when 85% mastery consistently occurs in the individualized student plan for each student enrolled in the flexible learning program.Terrell County High School is in compliance with the Title I laws and regulations based on the designed plan and offers a school wide Title I program.  Title I funding provides instructional and support personnel, technology, software and hardware, research based supplemental resources, interventions, transportation, and professional learning for the staff to help ensure that students will be able to demonstrate proficiency on academic standards. 

To participate in the Flexible Learning Program your child must attend Terrell County High School and meet the eligibility requirements based on a multiple selection criteria. Please feel free to call Tonya Perkins (229) 995-4096 or Douglas Bell (229) 995-2544 with any questions that you may have regarding this program.

Special Celebration for Undefeated 1984 Terrell Co team

                                   Special Celebration for Undefeated 1984 Terrell Co team 

WALB  news story about the Undefeated 1984 Terrell Co team celebrating its State Title

Superintendent Robert D. Aaron was the head basketball coach that won theState AA Championship with 28-0 Record.

Congratulations, Terrell High School

   Terrell County's graduation rate for 2014 is 85.1%  above the state average of 72.6%

   The Georgia Department of Education announced on Thursday, December 18, 2014 that Terrell County High 

   School  was 1 of 38 Schools removed from the Priority and Focus School lists. 


Terrell High Graduation Rate Increases

 Terrell County’s School Superintendent and Terrell High School’s Principal were
 exceptionally pleased about the graduation rate for Terrell High School for 2015 that was
 released last week by the Georgia Department of Education.
 Terrell High School’s graduation rate for 2015 was reported at 93.8 per cent.
 And Terrell School Superintendent Robert Aaron and Terrell High Principal Douglas
 Bell both said they were “ecstatic” about the graduation rate. “Terrell High School continues
 to receive great results for reducing the drop-out rate, and increasing the number of students
 graduating,” Superintendent Aaron said. Mr. Bell concurred, adding that “the graduation rate for
 Terrell High released for 2014 (last year) was reported at 85.1 per cent, and for 2015 (this
 year) it was reported at 93.8 per cent. It increased by almost nine per cent, or actually 8.7 per cent.
 “This increase validates our efforts of keeping students in school,” Mr. Bell added. According to 
 Superintendent Aaron, “Terrell High’s graduation rate for 2015 was significantly
 higher than the state’s graduation rate of 78.8 per cent. “Members of our faculty and
 administration are working very hard to educate all students to their maximum potential,” 
 he reported.“We will continue to make every effort to meet the needs of our students,” both 
 Superintendent Aaron and Mr. Bell added.