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                    Decatur County Board of Education

Superintendent's Message

Superintendent’s Message 2016-2017 It has been just a few short months since the graduation of the class of 2016. During the summer those graduates have begun the next chapter of their lives by enrolling in colleges, technical schools, joining the military or the work force. We wish them all the very best in the next chapter of their lives as they move into the world and represent ...

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News & Announcements

CTAE Program Compliance

Public Notice

Decatur County Board of Education

The Decatur County School system offers the following career and technical education programs for all students regardless of race, color, national origin, including those with limited English proficiency, sex or disability in grades 9-12.

Title 1 Parent & Family Engagement Plan

Invitation to Participate

Decatur County Schools annually reviews and revises our Title I Parent and Family Engagement Plan and our CLIP (Consolidated LEA Implementation Plan). The annual review process is discussed at our annual Title I Stakeholder Meeting. Opportunities to attend these meetings will be held on Wednesday, July 19, 2017 at noon and 5:30 pm. at the Decatur County Student Support Center (507 Martin Street in West Bainbridge). All parents and stakeholders are encouraged to attend this informational meeting.

Stakeholders are also invited to visit the Decatur County Parent Resource Center on July 19th between the hours of noon and 5:30 pm to participate in the annual review process. The District CLIP, District Parent and Family Engagement Plan, and Individual Schoolwide and Parent and Family Engagement Plans will be available for review. Parents and stakeholders are encouraged to view these plans and offer feedback and suggestions.

For more information, please contact:

 Kathy Varner at 229-248-2836 or by email at 

kvarner@dcboe.com

2017-2018 Back to School Information

Click here for all Registration Dates and Times

Bearcat Basics - all rising 9th graders are encouraged to sign up for a Bearcat Basic summer orientation. Visit the BHS website for available times and additional information.

Open House for All Schools
Thursday, August 3rd from 5:00-7:00 pm
We invite you to visit the school in which student is enrolled for the 17-18 school year to meet their teacher, visit the classroom, and to receive important school information.
Student schedule/homerooms will be posted at this time.

First Day of School - Friday, August 4, 2017

2017-2018 Back To School Supply Lists

Please visit individual school websites for additional information and parent resources.

DECATUR COUNTY SCHOOLS CHILD FIND OPPORTUITY

2017 - 2018 District Calendar 

2017-2018 Color Coded Calendar 

2017-2018 Calendar

Summer Reading
School Zone Locator
Transition Night

BMS Transition Night for rising 7th graders will be held Tuesday, July 18th from 6:00 pm-7:30 pm in the BMS cafeteria.

 

Transition Night is held to inform our students and parents who will be new to Bainbridge Middle School.

 

Get Georgia Reading (2017 Summer Reading Opportunity)

Exciting news, everyone!

Underway now, Get Georgia Reading Campaign partner myON is delivering thousands of free books to computer and mobile devices that you can access 24 hours a day—every day—through Aug. 31.

Last summer, kids throughout the state read 248,901 books and spent 55,831 hours reading. This year, we are challenging Georgia to top last year’s numbers by reading more than 250,000 books and spending over 60,000 hours reading.

Please help spread the word — including simple instructions for logging on — by sharing this news story with your networks: http://getgeorgiareading.org/2017/05/03/summer-for-georgia-readers-begins-today/

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Our Vision and Mission

Excellence, Engagement and Accountability…..for all.

OUR MISSION.....
To empower all students to 
engage and succeed in a global society 
by providing rigorous and equitable opportunities,
nurturing environments, sustained partnerships,
college and career readiness and character development.

Strategic Objectives

  • Increase student achievement and success
  • Develop and improve organizational effectiveness
  • Implement technology for teaching and learning
  • Develop and improve stakeholder engagement, satisfaction, and loyalty
  • Support a positive school system culture and climate

System Non-Negotiables

  • Put students first
  • Be positive and respectful
  • Be consistent
  • Build trustful and relevant relationships
  • Provide all stakeholders with a voice

Teaching and Learning Non-Negotiables

  • Increase student engagement
  • Increase rigor and relevance
  • Increase use of instructional technology
  • Increase teacher collaboration
Decatur County School System
100 South West Street
Bainbridge, GA 39817
Phone:  229-248-2200
Fax:  229-248-2252