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Decatur County Board of Education Public Hearing

PUBLIC NOTICE

The Decatur County Board of Education, pursuant to the requirements of O.C.G.A Section 20-2-167.1, does hereby announce two public meetings will be held to solicit public input on the proposed Fiscal Year 2019 operating budget. Meetings will be held on June 4, 2018 at 12:30 PM and on June 14, 2018 at 7:00 PM at the School Board Room, 507 Martin Street, Bainbridge, GA.

Tentative Budget FY19

May Decatur County Board of Education Meeting

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DECATUR COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING
May 17, 2018

6:00 P.M.  Work Session

7:00 P.M. Regular Board Meeting

DECATUR COUNTY SCHOOLS SUPPORT CENTER
507 MARTIN STREET

BAINBRIDGE, GEORGIA

Work Session Agenda

Regular Work Session

April 2018 Decatur County Board Of Education Meeting

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BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING
April 26, 2018
7:00 P.M.
Regular Board Meeting

DECATUR COUNTY SCHOOLS SUPPORT CENTER
507 MARTIN STREET
BAINBRIDGE, GEORG
IA

Agenda

 

Decatur County Board of Education Public Hearing

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DECATUR COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING
March 26, 2018

Public Hearing 6:00 P.M.

DECATUR COUNTY SCHOOLS SUPPORT CENTER
507 MARTIN STREET
BAINBRIDGE, GEORGIA

AGENDA

Kindergarten Registration

  

School Choice

The Decatur County Board of Education requires that all students attend the school in the zone in which they reside unless they are in a specialized program that contains students across school zones.  Any exceptions to this policy must be made through the “School Choice Plan.”

If your child will be in grades K-4 during the 2018-2019 school year and you desire to apply for a school out of your zone using the “School Choice Plan,” you will need to complete an application during the week of April 23 - April 27, 2018.  Applications may be obtained (during Choice Week) at the Decatur County Board of Education, 100 West Street, between the hours of 8:00 AM and 4:00 PM or printed from the website www.dcboe.com.   Applications will be available and accepted ONLY during the week of April 23 - April 27, 2018.  If you have questions regarding the “School Choice Plan” or the applications procedures, please contact Mr. John H. Wooden at 248-2806.

The availability of slots will be contingent upon the final outcome of the District’s plans to potentially consolidate one of its elementary schools.

Georgia Milestones Re-Test Information

Decatur County Schools is a Strategic Waiver System, which allows our system to waive specific state board rules. In our current strategic waiver, we chose to waive O.G.C.A 20-2-283 & 20-2-284. This waiver allows us as a system not to retest students for the 2017-2018 school year. The wavier also allows us to be able to use other vital information from your child’s entire school year and not only state assessment scores in the promotion and retention policy for the 2017-2018 school year.

March Decatur County Board Of Education Meeting

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BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING
March 15, 2018
Public Hearing 6:00 P.M.
7:00 P.M. Regular Board Meeting

DECATUR COUNTY SCHOOLS SUPPORT CENTER
507 MARTIN STREET
BAINBRIDGE, GEORGIA

Public Hearing Agenda

Regular Meeting Agenda

February 2018 Decatur County Board Of Education Meeting

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BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING
February 15, 2018

No Work Session
7:00 P.M. Regular Board Meeting
DECATUR COUNTY SCHOOLS SUPPORT CENTER
507 MARTIN STREET
BAINBRIDGE, GEORGIA

Agenda

 

2018-2019 School Calendar
Decatur County Canceled, Wednesday January 17th

Out of an abundance of caution for the safety of our students, all schools in Decatur County will be canceled tomorrow, Wednesday January 17th, for students and staff due to the possibility for icy and unsafe road conditions during the morning hours. We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause but the weather conditions tomorrow are too questionable at this time to jeopardize the safety of our students or our staff. 

We will be back to our normal schedule Thursday January 18th. 

January Decatur County Board of Education Meeting

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BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING
January 18, 2018

6:00 P.M. Work Session

7:00 P.M. Regular Board Meeting

DECATUR COUNTY SCHOOLS SUPPORT CENTER
507 MARTIN STREET
BAINBRIDGE, GEORGIA

Work Session Agenda

Regular Session Agenda

Pre-K Registration February 6th at all Elementary Schools
Pre-K Registration February 6th at all Elementary Schools
December Decatur County Board of Education Meeting

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DECATUR COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING
December 14, 2017

No Work Session

7:00 P.M. Regular Board Meeting

DECATUR COUNTY SCHOOLSSUPPORT CENTER
507 MARTIN STREET
BAINBRIDGE, GEORGIA

AGENDA

Schools Closed November 17th

School Closed

All schools will be closed on November 17th.

Thanksgiving Break is November 20 - 24.

Football Playoff Ticket Sales

Bainbridge High School will begin selling playoff tickets beginning Thursday morning at 7:30 and will sell until 3:30. Same times for Friday. Tickets are $8 each and single game reserved seat tickets are $12 each. If you are a reserved seat ticket holder you must purchase the $8 ticket and have your reserved seat pass to enter that section. All tickets are CASH ONLY, please.

November Decatur County Board of Education Meeting

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BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING
November 9, 2017

6:00 P.M. Work Session

7:00 P.M. Regular Board Meeting

DECATUR COUNTY SCHOOLS SUPPORT CENTER
507 MARTIN STREET
BAINBRIDGE, GEORGIA

Work Session Agenda

Regular Board Meeting Agenda

October Decatur County Board of Education Meeting

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BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING
October 19, 2017

No Work Session

7:00 P.M. Regular Board Meeting

DECATUR COUNTY SCHOOLS SUPPORT CENTER
507 MARTIN STREET
BAINBRIDGE, GEORGIA

Agenda

September Decatur County Board of Education Meeting

Bearcat Way

BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING
September 21, 2017
No Work Session
7:00 P.M. Regular Board Meeting
DECATUR COUNTY SCHOOLS SUPPORT CENTER
507 MARTIN STREET
BAINBRIDGE, GEORGIA

Agenda

Decatur County Schools Closed Monday 11th & Tuesday 12th

Parents and Community Members,

The uncertainty of the future track of Hurricane Irma and its potential impact on our area has led us to cancel school for all Decatur County Schools on Monday, September 11th and Tuesday, September 12th. We are hopeful that our area sees very little impact but the uncertainty remains too high to take any chances with the safety of our students and staff. Schools will reopen on Wednesday, September 13th unless developments change at which time we will update you all.  Thank you and be safe.

Sincerely,

 

Tim Cochran

Superintendent Decatur County Schools 

August Decatur County Board of Education Meeting

BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING
August 17, 2017

No Work Session

7:00 P.M. Regular Board Meeting

DECATUR COUNTY SCHOOLS SUPPORT CENTER
507 MARTIN STREET
BAINBRIDGE, GEORGIA

 

Agenda

Bearcat Softball Schedules
Current 2017 Tax Digest and 5-Year History of Levy

NOTICE

The Decatur County School Board does hereby announce that the millage rate will be set at a meeting to be held at the School Board Room, 507 Martin Street, Bainbridge, GA, on August 17, 2017 at 7:00 PM and pursuant to the requirements of O.C.G.A Section 48-5-32, does hereby publish the following presentation of the current year's tax digest and levy, along with the history of the tax digest and levy for the past five years.

2017 Tax Digest

GKIDS Readiness Check
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
Decatur County Fiscal Year 2018 Operating Budget Public Meeting

Bearcat

The Decatur County Board of Education, pursuant to the requirements of O.C.G.A Section 20-2-167.1, does hereby announce a public meeting will be held to solicit public input on the proposed Fiscal Year 2018 operating budget. The meeting will be held in conjunction with the regular monthly Board meeting at the School Board Room, 507 Martin Street, Bainbridge, GA, on June 15, 2017 at 7:00 PM.

Proposed Budget FY2018

Georgia Parent Survey

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.

http://gshs.gadoe.org/parents

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