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Monday, November 28, 2016

Mrs. Jamie McCullough’s 2nd Grade Class

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Mrs. Jamie McCullough’s 2nd grade class at Webster County Elementary has been reading stories from different cultures and with different point of views. We have read different versions of Little Red Riding Hood and Cinderella so far! Students identified elements of the stories and used the story maps to compare and contrast the stories!     Jamie McCullough’s Class- Jayla Willis, Kei’Orah Bryant, Lilly Owens, Damarcus Walker, Logan Weeks, Serena Locket, Jerel Williams,...

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Mrs. Lana Bennett’s Science Class

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Third Graders in Mrs. Lana Bennett’s science class at Webster Co. Elementary show off their projects.  They have been learning about conserving our natural resources by recycling.  They were asked to create something out of recycled materials they found at home.  The students came up with lots of great ideas including bird feeders, piggy banks, bird houses, table decorations, monster trucks, and much more.     

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Friday, November 18, 2016

Ms. Wright’s 2nd Grade Class

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Ms. Wright’s 2nd grade class is discussing the Point of View of a story. Students are reading the book Not Your Usual Goat. As they were working together in centers, they were able to find the Point of View of the story. Students present from left to right are: Melva Williams, Alyssa Foster, and Ethan Escobar  

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Pre-K Thankful

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Mrs. Beverly Matthews’ pre-k class of Webster County School loves their lunchroom staff.  They always greet us with a “good morning” and almost always “great big hugs.”  On Thursday, November 17, 2016, our great lunchroom staff provided us with a wonderful and delicious Thanksgiving lunch.  It included turkey, ham, dressing, cranberry sauce, green beans, sweet potato soufflé, a roll, and chocolate cake for dessert.  It was all so tasty,...

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Mrs. Stephens’ and Mrs. Sterling’s Classes

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First Graders at Webster County Elementary School recently enjoyed the right and responsibility of registering and voting.  Mrs. Stephens’ and Mrs. Sterling’s classes held two mock elections.  The first election was for favorite cookie.  After making campaign signs in support of their favorite candidate (Chips Ahoy or Oreo), the students went to the polls and cast their ballots.  Chips Ahoy was determined to be the winner by a very narrow margin.  Next, after...

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Thursday, November 17, 2016

Macario Mendoza

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Macario Mendoza, a graduate of Webster County HighSchool recently returned to give back to his community.  Macario is a student at Georgia Southern University. As a part of his program of study, Macario came to work with the students at Webster County Elementary School.  Macario is working with Anthony Harty.  He is helping Anthony learn the letter M.  Anthony is a student in Mrs. Selma Mosley-Crawford’s Kindergarten class.  

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Ms. Moses' 9th Grade Health Class

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Ms. Moses invited Mrs. Gilley to her 9th grade Health class for a classroom guidance session on a specific topic they were studying.......STRESS!  The presentation focused on identifying what stress is, specific stressors that act as triggers, healthy ways to cope with stress, and the importance of keeping an OPTIMISTIC outlook when we feel stressed out.  Stress is a natural part of life and the demands of schedules, course work, personal/social relationships, family life, and planning...

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Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Webster Students Take the SAT

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Twenty-five Webster County High School students participated in the SAT Saturday, November 5, 2016.  The SAT is a test published and administered by College Board and used by colleges and universities for admissions to undergraduate programs. Ms. LeAnne Smith chaperoned a group of 10 students to take the test at Americus Sumter High School in Americus, Georgia.  Mr. Michael Baker and Mrs. Dorothy Ingram escorted a group of 15 students to Columbus State University.  For more...

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WEBSTER SENIORS APPLY TO COLLEGE

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Webster County High School’s senior class received hands-on assistance applying to college during the school’s Georgia Apply to College event held Thursday, November 10, 2016. The seniors applied to over eighty (80) colleges and universities. Volunteers for this event included: Vicki Austin, South Georgia Technical College, Luke Ellis, Abraham Baldwin Agriculture College, and Jamie Lineberry, Georgia Southwestern State University. For more information about Webster County High School’s...

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2016-2017 Teacher of the Year

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Webster County Schools is proud to announce that Mrs. Katha Scott has been chosen as our 2016-2017 Teacher of the Year.  Mrs. Scott is our high school history teacher.  She has been teaching for 16 years and has spent her career in only two school systems -- Webster County and Marion County.   When asked why she wanted to come to Webster County to teach, she replied, “I was born and raised in Webster County and have lived here for nearly all my life.  I’ve...

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Mrs. Terri Greene’s ELA Class

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Who would love an excuse to fly paper airplanes in school?  Well, the fourth grade students in Mrs. Terri Greene’s ELA class were allowed to make and fly an airplane during class.  Students took their paper airplanes outside and on the count of 3 they could fly their planes.   After reclaiming their plane, student had to write a prepositional phrase on the plane that explained where the plane landed.  They shared phrases such as:  on the grass, between Mrs....

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Fantastic Fourth Graders

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Why is Mrs. Eddierene S. Prather calling the Webster County fourth graders fantastic?   The fourth graders listed below in her homeroom achieved A/B Honor Roll for Quarter One.  The students have been working hard academically in all subjects to achieve this recognition.   The students were presented with blue ribbons. Congratulations to these students and continue to work hard!  

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‘Twas the Night Before Thanksgiving

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Students in Mrs. Jackson’s Kindergarten class at Webster County Elementary read the book titled ‘Twas the Night Before Thanksgiving. This story is about eight students who go on a field trip to a turkey farm the day before Thanksgiving. When the students find out the fate of the turkeys, they take it upon themselves to rescue the turkeys by stuffing them under their shirt. Students made a craft of themselves with a turkey sticking out of the bottom of the shirt and they also wrote...

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Mrs. Katha Scott's Economics Class

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Students in Mrs. Katha Scott's economics class at Webster County High School have been using technology to learn the fundamental concepts of the course.  Students use an online program called USA Test Prep to complete a number of activities including questions, puzzles and videos.   After completing these practices, students will be able to explain why limited productive resources and unlimited wants result in scarcity, opportunity costs, and tradeoffs for individuals, businesses,...

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Mrs. Benton’s Freshman Biology Classes

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Mrs. Benton’s freshman Biology classes are studying a unit on Ecology. One of the lessons involved going outside to a natural forest setting. The students learned to measure the height of trees using various methods. The students also had to compare their findings with other groups and create graphs displaying the data collected.   

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Mrs. T Grimsley’s Homeroom

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The students in Mrs. T Grimsley’s homeroom that met their Reading AR Goal for this grading period are pictured as follows: top row: Kaleia Holmes, Terrence Belle, Jemarius Jenkins, Laila Crimes, Yatzibeth Mejia – Lopez; bottom row: Jarquavious Jordan, Kaleb Collins, and Kyle Crull.  

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Tuesday, November 08, 2016

Webster County High School hosts a “College Financial Planning” workshop.

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Webster County High School students & parents attended a College Financial Planning workshop Tuesday, November 1, 2016.  Mrs. 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 Ingram, Assistant...

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Ms. Holmes’ 5th Grade Math Class

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Ms. Holmes’ 5th grade math class is discussing decimal place value.  They played Place Value Yahtzee to enjoy the concept a little more.  The object of the game was for them to roll the dice and come up with the largest number possible and fulfilling the rules to each category on the score card.  The students were able to arrange the dice and write a number for each category.   

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National Beta Club members for Junior/Senior Beta club

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Mrs. Ann Swain is proud to announce the new National Beta Club members for Junior/ Senior Beta club. The Beta Club is designed to promote the ideals of academic achievement, character, service, and leadership among elementary and secondary school students.  Its goals are to recognize and honor high academic achievement, prepare young people for life and empower them to be successful, develop the leaders of tomorrow. The new members are Noah Metheny, Yessica Mendoza, Tenley McCarty, Kaylee...

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Wednesday, November 02, 2016

Mrs. Jill Marshall's Class

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Mrs. Jill Marshall's class is enjoying learning about pumpkins.  They enjoyed cleaning out the pumpkin and estimating the number of seeds.  They will also make a pumpkin volcano and plant their own pumpkin patch!    

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