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MSG Al Homer Named System Wide Teacher of the Year for Elbert County

October 22, 2013

The Elbert County Board of Education held their regular monthly meeting last night. One of the highlights of the evening was the presentation of the System Wide Teacher of the Year, Looking back to the 2012-2013 school year Teacher of the Year was Mrs. Debbie Jameson. 2013-2014 System Wide Teacher of the Year was presented…

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Decline in SPLOST Revenue Giving EC School Board Headaches

October 15, 2013

The Elbert County Board of Education cancelled their called meeting due to questions regarding Phase Two renovations for the Elbert County Comprehensive High School. Due to the SPLOST revenue decreasing more than expected Phase Two is being planned out once again to fit properly to what the school district can afford. According to Chief Financial…

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Another Thousand Dollars Raised by the Friends Helping Friends Club

October 4, 2013

Another successful event for Friends Helping Friends was held yesterday. The Annual Friends Helping Friends student vs. coaches basketball game was another great success as the students take yet another win beating the coaches by a final score of 120-0. Founding Member and Former Head Sponsor Sandy Adams tells us how much money was raised.…

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Friends Helping Friends Hosting Fundraiser for Sydney Vickery

October 2, 2013

Friends Helping Friends will be having their annual fall Student vs. Coaches Basketball game. The game will be held at Elbert County Comprehensive High School Gym and parking will be available for visitors, says Adaptive P.E. teacher Crystal Thomas. “Parking is available out back of the gym, and JROTC is in charge of that, so…

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School Improvement Plan Discussed at School Board’s Work Session

September 10, 2013

Last night at the Elbert County Board of Education Work Session, Superintendent Chuck Bell talked about the school improvement plan. This is a plan that is not long term; it is an annual plan that is up for a change. Bell talks about his expectations of the school improvement plan. “This is the goal associated…

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Students at Three EC Schools Poised to Receive Free Meals Next School Year

July 10, 2013

There is a strong chance students at certain schools in Elbert County will be receiving free meals during the school year. School Nutrition Administrative Assistant Bridgette Matthews explains how The Community Eligibility Option (C.E.O.) will help certain schools receive free meals. “We’re actually going to make forty dollars a day more going to C.E.O., and…

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Registration for The Granite City Cook-Off has Started

July 9, 2013

Registration is now underway for the annual Granite City cook-off coming up in September. At last night’s Elberton City Council meeting Rev. John Barnett asked once again for the city’s support. “ I know we did it before, we’re asking that you help us out again. Also we’re asking Elberton Net if they could do…

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Friends Helping Friends VBS Camp Coming up Next Week

June 21, 2013

The first annual FHF Friends of Bekkah VBS Summer Camp will be taking place at the beginning of the week. Friends Helping Friends is sponsoring its very first Vacation Bible School Summer Day Camp for children and young adults with special needs ages 4-29. The Summer Camp will be taking place at McWilliams Park on…

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EC School Board Approves Changes to School Calendar

June 19, 2013

The Elbert County Board of Education held their monthly regular meeting last night. The 2013-2014 school calendar was amended with a unanimous vote yesterday. Associate Superintendent/Curriculum Director Chuck Bell explains the reasoning for the change. “We adjust the spring break dates so we can in fact get CRCT and modified CRCT testing in, and then…

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Firtst Annual FHF VBS Summer Camp to Be Held This Summer

May 28, 2013

The first annual FHF Friends of Bekkah VBS Summer Camp will be talking place this summer. Friends Helping Friends is sponsoring its very first Vacation Bible School Summer Day Camp for children and young adults with special needs ages 4-29. The Summer Camp will be taking place at McWilliams Park on June 24th- 27th from…

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Calendar

  • September 3, 2014 7:00 amUniform Fundraiser
  • September 6, 2014 6:30 pmElbert Memorial Hospital Foundation Wine Tasting with Habersham Winery and Silent Auction
  • September 13, 2014 2:00 pmU.S. Army Corps of Engineers Dove Hunt
  • September 14, 2014 3:00 pm4th Year Anniversary for Pastor
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