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Pre-K Students Receive Books

Behind the Red Door

On Tuesday, April 10, our Pre-K students received their free copies of Behind the Red Door from Governor Nathan Deal, First Lady Sandra Deal, and Author/Musician Coy Bowles in honor of Georgia Pre-k's 25th Birthday. Approximately 86,000 students in pre-k programs across Georgia received a book. There was even a contest for Coy to come read to two Georgia pre-k classes. Irwin Pre-K did not win, but our students had fun making the video for the contest, and thought getting books was pretty COOL!  

Coy Bowles, Guitarist from the Zac Brown band, is the author. He has written several other children's books as well, such as Amy Giggles, Will Powers, and When You're Feeling Sick

Pictured are Mr. Steven's students reading/opening their books. They were so excited to receive them!

2018-19 Kindergarten Registration

Kindergarten Registration will be held on May 1 and 2 from 12:00 to 2:30 pm. Please call the Elementary School at (229)468-9476 to make an appointment. Those who are currently enrolled in Irwin County Pre-K or Irwin County Head Start do not need to register. 

Please bring your child and the following items to registration.

  • Birth Certificate
  • Social Security Card
  • Immunization Record
  • Eye, Ear and Dental Screening Certificate
  • Proof of Residence (Ex. Electric Bill Receipt)
  • Parent’s Picture I.D.

2018-19 Pre-K Registration

Irwin County Pre-Kindergarten registration for the 2018-2019 school year will be held Tuesday, March 13, 2018 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Irwin County Conference Center at 601 West Sixth Street (across from the BOE building). There are currently 88 available slots; children will be accepted on first-come basis. To be eligible, the child must be 4 years old on or before September 1, 2018.

Documents needed:

  • Child's Certified Birth Certificate
  • Immunization Form #3231
  • Child's Social Security Card
  • Eye, Ear, Dental, Nutrition Form #3300 (If already 4 years old)
  • Medicaid, Peach State, Well Care or Insurance Card
  • Current Proof of Irwin County Residency
  • Parent/Legal Guardian Photo ID
  • Proof of Custody or Legal Guardianship if not the birth parent

Contacts:
Mrs. Rachel Pace, Asst. Principal/Pre-K Site Director
(229) 468-9476

Dr. Emethel Mizell, Pre-K Project Director
(229) 468-9476 or (229) 424-4529 (Leave a message if no answer)

First Peas to the Table

First Peas to the TableSecond grade students thoroughly enjoyed their visit from Mrs. Betty Metts of Georgia Farm Bureau yesterday. Mrs. Metts read students the book First Peas to the Table by Susan Grigsby and spoke to each class about planting a garden and the importance of agriculture. As part of a grant provided by Georgia Farm Bureau, each second grade class has a raised bed garden that students will plant and take care of this Spring as they learn about plant life cycles in science. After their visit from Mrs. Metts, each participating student planted pea seeds as part of our ICES "First Peas to the Table" competition.   
 
​Thank you Mrs. Metts and Georgia Farm Bureau for the donation of your time and money to make this project possible. The students are very excited about growing their gardens! 
 
First Peas to the Table

Toll-Free School Safety Hotline
1-877-SAY-STOP
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!