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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

 






 

 

 

Terrell County School System Calendar 2017-2018


The Terrell County Board of Education has approved the new 2017-2018 Terrell County School System Calendar.

Terrell County School System Wide Calendar 2017-2018 Board Approved 1.9.17

 

 

Invitation to Comment on Title I Program for the 2017-2018 school year

ALL PARENTS OF TERRELL COUNTY
The Terrell County Board of Education invites you to participate in the development, 

evaluation, and implementation of its Title I Program for the 2017-2018 school year.  

We will host a series of District Open Forum Meetings and All parents and community 

stakeholders are invited.

Invitation to Comment on Title I Program for the 2017-2018 school year
Invitation to Comment
We invite you to assist us in the development, evaluation, and implementation of the

Title I Program. Title I is a federally funded program for elementary, middle, and high schools.

Through this program, the government provides financial assistance to school districts based 

on family income at each school. The Title I program is designed to ensure that all participating

 children have a fair and equal opportunity to obtain a high-quality education while providing an 

enriched and accelerated educational program. We invite you to submit comments regarding the 

Title I Program. To ensure that your comments have maximum value in helping us develop the 

final plans, we urge you to identify clearly the specific needs for the programs to address. Programs 

to be discussed include: The Comprehensive Local Education Agency 
Implementation Plan: Comprehensive Needs Assessment, District Improvement Plan, Foster Care 

Transportation Plan, and District Parent involvement Policy/Plan.
CLIP is a comprehensive district plan based upon multiple data sources regarding district goals for 

the year and how resources will be coordinated to meet the identified needs of the school district.
All meetings will be held at the Parent Resource Center, Terrell County Board of Education, 

761 1st Avenue, Dawson, GA. 39842. Meeting Dates:
Tuesday July 11, 2017 4:00-6:00
Wednesday July 12, 2017 10:00-12:00
Thursday July 13, 2017 1:00-3:00


You may provide input on the plans by visiting our district website at www.terrell.k12.ga.us

Comments can also be sent to the Title I Office by mail at 761 1st Avenue, Dawson, GA, by 

fax at 229-995-5621 or by email to tperkins@terrell.k12.ga.us.
Address all comments for the development, evaluation, and implementation of the Title I Program, 

Plans, Policies, and Implementation to Tonya Perkins, Title I Director, tperkins@terrell.k12.ga.us, 

Terrell County Board of Education, 761 1st Avenue, Dawson, GA 39842. The Title I Office number 

is (229)-995-4096.Childcare will be provided upon request. Please notify the Title I Office prior to 

the meeting if childcare is needed.

Terrell County Board of Education
Title I Program


 

SWGA RESA honors Terrell’s Aaron, Dougherty’s Mosely

Educators recognized for longevity as superintendents
By Terry Lewis    terry.lewis@albanyherald.com May 28, 2017 Updated 


The Georgia School Superintendents Association recently recognized Terrell County School Superintendent Robert Aaron, left, and Dougherty County School Superintendent Butch Mosely, right, both for having completed more than 20-plus years of service. The awards were presented by SWGA RESA Executive Director Tim Helms, middle. The recognition was made at the Spring Bootstrap Conference held in Savannah. (Special Photo)


The Georgia School Superintendents Association recently recognized Terrell County School Superintendent Robert Aaron and Dougherty County School Superintendent Butch Mosely, both of whom have completed more than 20 years of service in superintendency. The recognition was made at the organization’s Spring Bootstrap Conference held in Savannah.

SWGA RESA honors Terrell’s Aaron, Dougherty’s Mosely



 

 

 

 

Terrell High School Graduates 98 Students on 5/20/2017

Latosha Peters is the new Principal at CCES

Congratulations to Mrs. Latosha Peters who has been named the 

new principal at Cooper-Carver Elementary School. 

Mrs. Peters is also Terrell County's Special Ed Director.


Tentative Budget FY 17-18

The Terrell County Board of Education approved the posting of the 

FY17-18 Tentative Budget Tentative Budget FY 17-18 .pdf  The 

Terrell County Board of Education will have two meetings 
before final adoption of the FY 2018 Budget. A called meeting 

on May 22, 2017 at 2:00 p.m and a meeting on June 12, 2017

 at 7:00 p.m..at the Terrell County Board of Education Board Room,
761 1st Avenue SE, Dawson, GA 39842. All meetings are open to the public.

Superintendent Robert Aaron was awarded the 20 year service pin for his service as Superintendent.

The Georgia School Superintendent Association (GSSA) 

held its semi-annual Bootstrap Conference in Savannah, Georgia 

on April 18-19 at the Westin Hotel and Conference Center.  

Superintendent Robert Aaron was awarded the 20 year service pin 

for his service as Superintendent.  

Dougherty County School Superintendent, Dr. David Mosely 

was also recognized and given a 20 year service pin.  

Dr. John Zauner, GSSA Executive Director and Mr. Tim Helms, 

SWGA RESA Executive Director, commented that Supt. Aaron and 

Dr. Mosely are from the Southwest Georgia area, having a combined 

service of 46.5 years.  Dr. Mosely has 22.5 years and Supt. Aaron 

has 24 years.  Mr. Helms commented that Supt. Aaron’s service time 

was in a single system, Terrell County, is very rare.  It was also 

mentioned that Supt. Aaron is the longest serving superintendent in the 

state of Georgia.  Supt. Aaron was elected as superintendent on November 4, 1992 

and started serving in that capacity on January 2, 1993.  In 1997, the laws were 

changed requiring local Board of Education to be elected and the superintendent

 to be appointed.  Mr. Aaron has been appointed since 1997.  In January 2017,

 the Terrell County Board of Education approved Supt. Aaron’s contract for another 24 months.  

At the end of his contract, June 30, 2019, Supt. Aaron will have served a total of 26 years.  When asked, 

what are some of the main having a majority of dedicated and supportive members of the Board of Education, 

a tremendous administrative staff and teachers, and, of course, my family.

 

 

 

 

Employee Purchase Program for PCM Business Direct site

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PCM_EPP_Terrell.pdf

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2. An extended relationship with PCM

3. Improved employee morale and technical skills
4. Easy set up and maintenance
5. Dedicated program support
6. 24-hour shopping for employees

Simply visit the address below, enter the login name and password,
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Login: Terrell_County
Password: terrellcounty
Have questions? Call your dedicated Account Manager
Name: Christopher Lala
Phone No: 877-998-8538 x 8538

There’s no better time to start saving your employees money than today! 

PCM is now able to offer our full assortment of PC and Mac hardware—including desktops, notebooks, 

printers, displays, and a complete assortment of software titles—to all employees of our corporate customers 

at discounted pricing through our enhanced Employee Purchase Programs (EPPs). There are many corporate 

benefits of a having your own Business Direct site, and now your employees can take one of those benefits 

to the bank when you set up your EPP with PCM! PCM can save you time and money with a range of free 

services we provide to our qualified business customers. And these services are just a mouse-click away 

on a customized, secured site called Business Direct. Business Direct sites are designed specifically with 

business customers in mind. With intuitive requisition and user management tools, your customized Business 

Direct site will help you run your business more efficiently and stay in control of your budget. An invaluable 

purchasing resource, your Business Direct site is both secure and tailored to your organization’s specific 

purchasing needs. Your Business Direct site serves as a centralized gateway from which you can gather pertinent

information on quality products and services. It also helps simplify your business purchases, saving time and money

in a variety of ways. One of those ways is through our enhanced Employee Purchase Program (EPP). Take the benefits

 of your Employee Purchase Program to the bank! Save time and money with a customized, secure PCM Business 

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Biometric Screening Schedule for Terrell County

JUST A REMINDER!
The opportunity to register for the biometric screening event scheduled for May 5, 2017 at Cooper-Carver Elementary ends on April 21, 2017.  

There are still openings for this site. If you and/or your spouse are currently enrolled in the State Health Benefit plan, you can earn extra 

HRA credits by completing the biometric screening and the online health assessment.
You MUST have a scheduled appointment for the screening.  

Please schedule your appointment on this website:  https://www.bewellshbp.com
Biometric Screening Schedule
Cooper Carver Elementary, Gym on May 5, 2017 from 8 a.m. until 1:30 p.m.
Terrell Middle High School, Band Room on August 15, 2017 from 8 a.m. until 1:30 p.m.

FRIDAY IS THE LAST DAY TO SIGN UP FOR THIS DATE.  THEY STATED THAT THEY WILL NOT 

TAKE WALK INS.  PLEASE TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THIS OPPORTUNITY.

State Health Benefits will be holding the biometric screenings at our school campuses

Once again, State Health Benefits will be holding the biometric screenings at our school campuses. If you and/or your spouse are currently enrolled in the State Health Benefit plan, you can earn extra HRA credits by completing the biometric screening and the online health assesment.

You MUST have a scheduled appointment for the screening.  The website to sign up for the biometric screening or to print a form to be completed by your own doctor is https://www.bewellshbp.com

The onsite screenings will be held at:
Cooper Carver Elementary gym on May 5, 2017 from 8 a.m. until 1:30 p.m.
   or 
Terrell Middle High School Band Room on August 15, 2017 from 8 a.m. until 1:30 p.m.

SCHOOL STORE - Terrell High School

SCHOOL STORE - Terrell High School

Visit SCHOOLSTORE.JOSTENS.COM and 

search for your school or use school number dm580


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2016 SACS Review Findings for Terrell High School

2016 SACS Review Findings for Terrell High School has now been released by AdvancED

2016 SACS Review Findings for Terrell High School.pdf

Report of the External Review Team for the Terrell Middle School

Report of the External Review Team for the Terrell Middle School has been released and is ready for reading.

TMS EXTERNAL REVIEW REPORT Feb. 2016

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.

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

NEWS RELEASE
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 visitingwww.TRSGA.com. 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

tperkins@terrell.k12.ga.us if you have any questions or need additional information.

CONGRATULATIONS LADY GREENWAVES FOR WINNING REGION I-A CHAMPIONSHIP

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

CONGRATULATIONS LADY GREENWAVES FOR WINNING REGION I-A CHAMPIONSHIP!

Next

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 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.​ 

  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

Schedule
4:00-6:00: Arrival and Reception—Terrell Middle High School Gymnasium
6:00: Attend Basketball Game
Terrell High School Greenwaves
Vs.
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 tperkins@terrell.k12.ga.us 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 tperkins@terrell.k12.ga.us for additional information.

 

You are also welcome to send any feedback, comments or concerns to: Email:  tperkins@terrell.k12.ga.us

                                 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.