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Thursday, February 11, 2016

Webster Celebrates CTAE Month!

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February has been declared National CTAE (Career, Technical, and Agriculture Education) month across the nation. Webster County High School currently offers two CTAE pathways: Agricultural Mechanics and Business and Technology. These two CTAE programs are supported by corresponding student organizations: FFA and FBLA. The advisors for these organizations are Mr. Michael Baker, FBLA and Mr. Zachary Blanchard, FFA.  South Georgia Technical College also teaches a Nurse Aid course on campus.  In...

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Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Mrs. Lana Bennett’s 4th Grade Students

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Mrs. Lana Bennett’s 4th grade students at Webster Co. Elementary continue to learn about simple machines.  Pictured here, (left to right) Angelica Rodriguez, Ahmadia Redding, Amira Williams, and Talia Jones smile for the camera in their lovely safety glasses.  Students traveled to stations around the classroom to complete activities designed to reinforce standards taught on simple machines.  This particular station results in the determination that a longer inclined plane...

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Ms. Gladys Moses’s 2nd Grade Class

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Morgan Bentley, a student in Ms. Gladys Moses’s 2nd grade class at Webster County Schools practiced subtracting 2 digit numbers. Students were competing to see who could solve the problems with the most accuracy.  Students worked and recorded their problems on dry erase boards.  Students really enjoyed this activity.  

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Ms. Betty Eschmann’s Science Classes

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Seventh graders in Ms. Betty Eschmann’s science classes at Webster County Schools are learning about plants. They learned that plants have male and female parts for reproduction. Malaysha Reliford and Alisha Sylvester are pictured observing plant parts through hand lenses. They located the male parts, the stamens and the female parts the pistils. Then, they illustrated and labeled the parts.      

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Monday, February 01, 2016

WEBSTER COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL ANNOUNCES STAR RECIPENTS

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The Student Teacher Achievement Recognition (STAR) program honors Georgia's highest achieving high school seniors and the teachers who have been most instrumental in their academic development. Since its creation in 1958 by the Georgia Chamber of Commerce, the STAR (Student Teacher Achievement Recognition) Program has honored nearly 25,000 high school seniors who have in turn chosen their STAR Teachers to share in this recognition. Every accredited high school in Georgia is eligible to participate...

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Webster County School Teachers

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Webster County School teachers monitor the buses each afternoon. One way they keep the students on task is by reading to them. The students look forward to the stories and anticipate the endings and beginning a new one. Pictured is Kathy Jackson, a kindergarten teacher reading to students on Mr. Hank Harry's bus.      

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Mrs. Lana Bennett’s 4th grade Class

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Mrs. Lana Bennett’s 4th grade class at Webster Co. Elem. has been learning about simple machines.   Pictured here, Mikaria Euline and Lindsay Chadwick create illustrations of simple machines they use every day.    

Mrs. Susan Stephens' First Graders

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Mrs. Susan Stephens' first graders at Webster County Elementary School recently conducted a class survey as a way to use Science and Math together.  During their science unit on animals, the students decided to focus on two nocturnal animals, bats and owls.  They discovered that bats, although they can fly, are not birds.  They are mammals.  After many exciting fact finding missions, the students interviewed each of their classmates to find out which animal was liked best -...

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5th Graders Using Technology to Research

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Mrs. Pamela Alridge’s 5th grade students at Webster County are studying about the World War I in Social Studies. Students are learning how to research topics using a variety of sources.  The students shown are creating Power Points to present their research findings to their classmates.

Mr. Bailey’s 7th grade Georgia History Classes

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Mr. Bailey’s 7th grade Georgia History classes are interpreting and discussing the U.S. Constitution.  Station #3’s task was to address the 13th amendment- abolished slavery 1865, 14th amendment- granted African American citizenship in 1868, and the 15th amendment – gave African Americans the right to vote in 1870. Students were to create a visual aide and orally articulate their opinions or analysis, “Why were African Americans still fighting for equal rights, equal...

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Shark Addition

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Students in Mrs. Jackson’s Kindergarten class at Webster County are learning about addition. Students were given a laminated picture of a shark. Then, they were told that the shark had a certain number of teeth at the top of his mouth and bottom of his mouth. Students then counted all of them together to find out how many teeth the shark had in all. We did this to illustrate the concept that addition is taking two groups and putting them together.    

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Ms. A. Mosley’s 8th Grade English Language Arts Classes

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Ms. A. Mosley’s 8th grade English Language Arts classes are preparing to write a concession/rebuttal for their argumentative paper.  The students had to choose one rule in their school that needs to be revised, added, or eliminated, and think about why. Each of students took the role of a student and wrote the rule that needs to be changed, and why. The students exchanged papers and responded to their partner’s paper as the principal.  At the end of the activity, the students...

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Shark Attack in Webster County!

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Kindergarten student Madisynn Bearden practiced addition by using triangles as shark teeth to find the sum. Students in Mrs. Deidre Sterling’s class enjoyed using the manipulatives during this lesson. 


Thursday, January 28, 2016

Mrs. Terri Greene’s 5th grade ELA Class

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Students in Mrs. Terri Greene’s 5th grade ELA class had the opportunity to go to the laptop lab to complete a survey on how their teacher delivers instruction and what happens in the classroom.  This is a requirement by the Georgia Department of Education as a part of the Teacher Leader Keys.   Once all teacher surveys have been completed the teachers will receive feedback from the surveys.   

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Webster County Students Win Academic Competition at Andrew College

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      Twenty-four students represented Webster County High School at the annual Andrew College Academic Competition.  The students competed in the areas of Math, Science, Social Studies, Essay, Art, and Theatre.  Six students won awards at the competition where they competed against students from GHSA Class A schools and private schools from Georgia and Alabama.      Kaylee Hughes won first place in the Math competition for 10th grade.  Jayla Hill...

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Mrs. Selma Mosley-Crawford’s First Grade Class

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Students in Mrs. Selma Mosley-Crawford’s First Grade Class at Webster County Schools are learning about adjectives.  Devin Williams uses the smart board to find adjectives to describe an alligator.  

Mrs. Jamie McCullough’s Class

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The 2nd grade students in Mrs. Jamie McCullough’s class have two new class pets! We have two goldfish named Molly and Goldy. Students voted to name the fish using tally marks and bar graphs. Next, students began using the internet to research some facts about goldfish. They then used this information to write a compare and contrast paper about our class pets. The entire lesson went “swimmingly”!       


Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Webster County High School host “College Financial Planning” workshop

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Webster County High School students attended a College Financial Planning workshop Wednesday, January 20, 2016.  Ms. Katie Minich, K12 Outreach Representative with the Georgia Student Finance Commission, discussed options for managing the cost of college, types of financial aid available, HOPE and Zell Miller Scholarship Programs, and how to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).  For more information, please contact Ms. Dorothy Young Crimes, Assistant Principal/CATAE...

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Webster County High School Students Learn About Class Rings

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Webster County High School sophomores recently attended an informational session about ordering class rings. A representative from Herff-Jones, Carson Bowens, discussed class rings with sophomores Wednesday, January 27, 2016. Class ring orders will be held Thursday, February 11, 2016 during lunch with a deposit of $60.00. A class ring ceremony will be held at the beginning of the 2016-2017 school year. If you have any questions about ordering high school class rings, please contact Ms. Dorothy...

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Mrs. Beverly’s Pre-K Class

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The kids in Mrs. Beverly’s Pre-K class at Webster County School enjoyed their Show and Tell Day on January 8, 2016.  Each child brought his/her favorite toy they received for Christmas.  Pictured are the children playing and sharing their toys during center time.  All had a great time!  

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