The Bibb County School District Newsletter
June 29, 2017
Summer Meal Program Feeds Kids for Free
"Hunger does not take a vacation, so we want to make sure they have adequate nutrition year-round," said School Nutrition Director Dr. Cleta Long.
The program, which is set to run through July 14, is open to all kids. Long said that kids who attend other schools, or even who are visiting family and live elsewhere, can come get meals.
"We want to make sure all children get adequate nutrition all throughout the summer," she said.
Finalists Named for 2018 Teacher of the Year!
Click on each name for a quick video introduction:
- Julie Allen, Howard High School
- Felicia Batts, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School
- Octavia Holloway, Central High School
- Douglas Stewart, Ingram-Pye Elementary School
- Paige Welch, W.S. Hutchings College and Career Academy
These finalists will now undergo an interview process, and the District Teacher of the Year will be announced at Convocation on July 25!
Summer Opportunity Program Students, Teachers Celebrate End of Session
Students were recognized for their successes in these content areas with awards. Students at Weaver Middle heard from former NBA player Marquis Daniels, and Ingram-Pye Elementary had a dance. We appreciate the efforts of all these students to succeed in the classroom!
Burdell-Hunt Students Seek to Avoid 'Summer Slide'
Vineville Academy Students Rewarded for Behavior
Former NFL Player Speaks to Students at Weaver
He spoke to the students about a variety of topics, but his main message was the importance of getting an education. He pointed out that while some athletes are able to play professionally without going to college, most are not.
"Those guys are exceptional," he said.
Springdale Team Wins National Quiz Bowl Competition
Superintendent Reads to Freedom School Students
Superintendent Dr. Curtis Jones stopped by the Freedom School at St. Paul's Episcopal Church earlier this month to read to the students there. He read the book "The Skin You Live In," which highlights how important skin can be in protecting your body, no matter what it looks like.
Freedom Schools are an initiative of the Children's Defense Fund and were started to help bridge the gap for minority students during the summer.
District Holds Summer Career Fair
Administrators Train to 'Get Better Faster'
"It is our goal to ensure that you receive the support, training and knowledge necessary to implement this plan with fidelity," said Dr. Tanzy Kilcrease, Assistant Superintendent for Teaching and Learning.
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