Welcome to Irwin County Elementary School!
Red Ribbon Week - October 23-27
Monday: Proud to be Drug Free - RED OUT (wear all red)
Tuesday: Peace Out to Drugs - Tye Dye/Hippie (wear tye dye, peace signs, etc)
Wednesday: Team up against Drugs - Wear your favorite team's jersey
Thursday: From Head to Toe We are Drug Free - Crazy Hair & Crazy Socks
Friday: Drugs are Scary- Costume Day
Next School Holidays: November 20-24
Cookie Dough Pick-Up Day: October 18
Cindy Sutton Named System Teacher of the Year
- November 15, 2016
Ms. Sutton will retire at the end of the 17-18 school year with 30 total years of service to the state of Georgia, 25 of which have been as a teacher at Irwin County Elementary School. She also has another daughter, Shelby. Congratulations, Ms. Sutton! The ICES staff and faculty love you!
Third Grade Receives Dictionaries
- October 6, 2016
September Students of the Month
- October 3, 2016
Pre-K: Josiah Harris, Kyle Bivens, Caydance Harmon, Amare White, Joshlyn O’Neal
Kindergarten: Jacob Roland, Grayson Giles, Makenzie Wynn, Shalia Lampkin, Juan Cabanas, Andrae Hawes
First Grade: Branson Wright, Michael Cantu, Silas Glenn, Makinsley Brown, Amari Stuckey, Cailee Smith, Nolan Maddox
Kindergartners Publish Book
- May 10, 2016
2016 Get Georgia Reading
- April 22, 2016
Summer reading in Georgia starts...now! Free access to tons of books, spanning genres, languages, audience age ranges you can access 24 hours a day – every day – through Aug. 31.
You can search from more than 50 different categories and genres, fiction and nonfiction, picture books, graphic novels, chapter books, titles for struggling and reluctant readers, and Spanish and bilingual titles. It’s like having your own personal library right at your fingertips.
Ready, Set, Read
During 2015, kids throughout the state read 103,636 books and spent 60,719 hours reading from mid-April through August.
“This year, we’re challenging Georgia to top last year’s numbers by reading more than 200,000 books and spending over 100,000 hours reading,” said Get Georgia Reading Campaign Director Arianne Weldon. “We want you to light up your community on our heat map.”
Here’s how you can get reading, right now:
To login, go to myON.com and click the red Log in now button.
Get Georgia Reading, Georgia Campaign for Grade-Level Reading
Note: Do not cut and paste. Start typing "Get Georgia" and select the school from the drop down menu when it appears.
Click the Sign in button, select a book, and start reading.
For more information, visit Get Georgia Reading.
Toll-Free School Safety Hotline
MAKE THE CALL AND STOP VIOLENCE IN YOUR SCHOOL
The 1-877-SAY-STOP toll- free hotline was created by the Georgia Department of Education. Students can anonymously report anyone who has a weapon, has threatened to bring a weapon to school, or has violated any other school safety rules. The hotline hours are Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; after 5 p.m. all calls will be forwarded to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation. Callers will not be asked to reveal their identities. Make the call; you can make a difference!