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Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Jack’s Beanstalk

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Webster County Kindergarten students enjoyed a Science activity based on the fairy tale: Jack and the Beanstalk. Mrs. Deidre Sterling’s class also read the book Five Beans during Guided Reading. After reading, students sequenced and labeled the growth cycle of a bean. The following week, each student was able to plant their own “magic beans”! Students colored a picture of the Giant and his castle and taped it to a skewer. We completed this activity using the writing prompt: When...

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Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Mrs. Selma Mosley-Crawford’s First Grade Class

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Kinsley Hudson, a student in Mrs. Selma Mosley-Crawford’s First Grade class at Webster County Elementary School, uses trapezoids as a non-standard unit of measurement to measure a bottle of glue. Students have been studying how to measure using non-standard units as well as using a ruler to find the actual measurement of objects.


Monday, April 21, 2014

Mrs. Jamie McCullough’s Science Class

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The 2nd grade students in Mrs. Jamie McCullough’s science class at Webster County Elementary School have been working hard on their life cycle unit. Recently, students learned about the phases of a butterfly’s lifecycle. Students engaged in several activities to learn this content such as view video clips, read nonfiction books, interact with Smartboard activities, and engage in role play.

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Mrs. Katha Scott's Visual Arts Class

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Students in Mrs. Katha Scott's Visual Arts class at Webster County High School have been working on another papier mache project. This time students planned and created their own unique sculptures. Our projects were made using newspaper and glue which students applied to plastic molds or homemade armatures. The completed sculptures will be painted and displayed at the high school

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Thursday, April 10, 2014

Ms. Betty Eschmann’s Science Classes

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Sixth graders in Ms. Betty Eschmann’s science classes at Webster County Middle School, recently enjoyed a warm, outdoor class on the patio. They were studying about the planets. They used their science books to locate information on the planets and make a booklet about our eight planets.


Thursday, April 03, 2014

SCHOOL COUNCIL ELECTION

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The Webster County School Council will hold an election for current parents to serve as a member for a two-year term on Wednesday, May 6, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. If you are a current parent and interested in qualifying for the position, please contact the main office of the school at 229-828-3365 by May 5, 2014 no later than 9:00 a.m.


Tuesday, April 01, 2014

The Truth about High School Students

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The Truth about High School Students by Michael Baker  Members of the Webster County High School Chapter of Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) attended the FBLA State Leadership Conference (SLC) with the chapter adviser, Mr. Michael Baker. The conference was held in Atlanta, GA from Friday, March 14, 2014 to Saturday, March 15, 2014. The Webster County High School (WCHS) FBLA members stayed at the Hyatt Regency which was the hosting hotel. FBLA chapters from schools throughout Georgia...

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8 MILLION WORD READER MARTHA VICKERS

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Martha Vickers from Webster County Middle School, Mrs. Ann Swain’s Reading class, has read 8 million words this school year. The Middle School is very proud of Martha and her dedication to her school work.

Getting Dirty In Webster County

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Mrs. Sterling’s and Mrs. Jackson’s Kindergarten classes are learning about soil. Students learned about the layers: parent rock, subsoil and topsoil. These layers were modeled using M&M’s (parent rock); chocolate pudding (subsoil) and crushed Oreo’s (topsoil). Students also added a gummy worm and green coconut as grass! We also compared various types of soil by observing its texture and color. Students are now able to determine which soil is best to grow plants –...

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Mrs. Jill Marshall’s Class

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Mrs. Jill Marshall’s class is excited for spring. We are getting ready to learn about flowers, their parts, and how they grow. We are even going to learn to plant some flowers of our own. The children are ready to learn about bugs and butterflies. We plan to plant a butterfly garden here at school. We will be meeting together a few times over the summer to tend to our garden. We are looking forward to warm weather and outside activities!

Webster County Students Preparing for May SAT Testing

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Students at Webster County High School will be taking the May 3 SAT in Americus, GA. These students are working each week preparing for the verbal and math problems they will encounter on this college entrance exam. High School students work an SAT problem each day in Mr. Jason F. Williams’ math classes. Students also work together before school starts to identify and work the types of problems they will see on the upcoming SAT.

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Friday, March 28, 2014

Quarter 3 Honor Roll

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“A” Honor Roll- Kindergarten Emma Adams, Terrence Belle, Jalynn Bentley, Morgan Bentley, Laila Crimes, Kaleia Holmes, Jarquavious Jordan, Kemarion Latimer, Hudson McCarty, Yatzibeth Mejia-Lopez “A/B” Honor Roll- Kindergarten Trenton Bell, Se’Maj Coleman, Madison Hatzke, Jemarius Jenkins, Graci Kucyj, Ariyona Majors, Aimee Rice, Tommy Underwood, Nacorian Williams “A” Honor Roll- 1st Grade Emily Arnold, Rose Barley, Malia Harden, Draysen Perry,...

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Monday, March 24, 2014

Mrs. Katha Scott's Government Class

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Students in Mrs. Katha Scott's government class at Webster County High School have just concluded a study of local, state, and national elections. As part of this study, students were divided into groups in order to create a new political party. They were tasked with writing political platforms, creating campaign advertisements, and campaign speeches. The project culminated in a mock election.

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Hat Day Fundraiser

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Mrs. Alridge’s yearbook class sponsored a spring “Hat Day” fundraiser last Friday. The yearbook staff would like to congratulate the three “Hat Day” winners; Ann Marie Marchbanks 6th grade, Iris Weldin 1st grade, and Catie Paradise 3rd grade. These students wore the most creative and/or unique St. Patrick’s Day hat for this event. These students will receive free Chic-Fil-A on April 9th.                             Congratulations...

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Ms. Betty Eschmann’s Science Classes

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Eighth graders in Ms. Betty Eschmann’s science classes at Webster County Middle School, recently made electromagnets. They wrapped insulated wire around a nail and attached both ends of the wire to each end of a battery. The nail became magnetized and picked up paper clips. They found that the more coils they wrapped around the nail, the stronger the magnet.

Ms. Holmes’ 3rd Grade Class

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Ms. Holmes’ 3rd grade class is learning about heat in science. They did an experiment where they had to measure the temperature of warm water and observe how the temperature changed each time a cube of ice was added to the water.  


Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Webster County Elementary School Thanks Grandparents

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On Friday, March 14th grandparents were invited to share a special moment with their grandchild. Together they enjoyed ice-cream sundaes and time in their child’s classroom to read with them. Webster County Schools wanted to show our appreciation for all grandparents do to help support our students. Thank you for making this event a success!


Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Webster Students Donate Canned Goods

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In observance of CTAE Month (February), Webster County Schools collected canned goods and donated them to Serenity Farm in Americus, Georgia. Serenity Farm is a substance abuse center through Middle Flint Behavior Center. Students and parents donated several boxes of canned goods.


Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Scholastic Book Fair

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Students in Webster County Schools are preparing for a fiesta March 19-March 21st. A Book Fair Fiesta, that is. This is the theme of the Scholastic Book Fair to be hosted in the school’s media center on those dates. Marcia Roberts, Media Specialist for Webster County Schools, notes that students always look forward to the book fairs with excitement. They enjoy the opportunity to shop for books of their choice and to help her in selecting books from the fair which can be added to the Media...

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Friday, March 07, 2014

Webster County Middle & High School Beta inducts new Members

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On Thursday, March 6, 2014, Webster County School held an induction ceremony for 34 new Beta Club members. The gym was full as the audience watched the inductees march in and take their places. Mrs. Janie Downer, Superintendent, Webster County Schools, gave some opening comments. Current high school Beta Club members lead in the ceremony by sharing about the qualities of a Beta Club member. Student Council President & Beta Club member, James Cutts, began by sharing that winning is one of the...

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