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Teachers and parents in support of students recognized at Board of Education meeting

Dr. Torrance Choates continues his “Teachers and Parents in Support of Students” recognition program at the February monthly Board of Education Meeting. This month, Americus-Sumter ... Read more

1 week ago by TRACY K. HALL.

Sumter County Board of Education considers and denies Dr. Choates’ recommendation

During the regular meeting of the Sumter County Board of Education (BOE) on Thursday, February 11, the BOE voted to not accept Dr. Torrance Choates’ ... Read more

3 weeks ago by TRACY K. HALL.

Sumter County Board of Education determines educational offerings for final nine weeks

The Sumter County Board of Education (BOE) voted 2-4 against Dr. Torrance Choates’ recommendation for Sumter County Schools to offer both face to face and ... Read more

3 weeks ago by TRACY K. HALL.

Sumter County Board of Education tackles many hot topics during work session

The Sumter County Board of Education (BOE) held their monthly work session on Monday, February 8, 2021. It was a rather lengthy meeting, and many ... Read more

3 weeks ago by TRACY K. HALL.

Furlow Charter School Governing Board meeting today, February 8

Furlow Charter School has scheduled a called meeting of its Governing Board for this Monday, February 8, 2021 at 5:30 p.m. The meeting will be ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Nichole Buchanan.

Dr. Torrance Choates to recommend Sumter County Schools’ doors be opened

Superintendent of Sumter County Schools (SCS) is recommending to the Board of Education (BOE) the school system open their doors to students for the last ... Read more

4 weeks ago by TRACY K. HALL.

Georgia Southwestern receives $11K grant from the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety to promote alcohol awareness

Staff Reports AMERICUS, GA (January 25, 2021) — Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) is proud to announce the receipt of $11,185 to participate in the Governor’s Office ... Read more

1 month ago by TRACY K. HALL.

Georgia Departments of Education, Public Health join with superintendents to discuss vaccine distribution for teachers, school staff

Staff Reports January 25, 2021 –The Georgia Department of Education and Georgia Department of Public Health are bringing together school superintendents from across Georgia to ... Read more

1 month ago by TRACY K. HALL.

Furlow Charter School called meeting of Executive Committee today at 5:30pm

Furlow Charter School has scheduled a called meeting of its Executive Committee on Monday, January 18, 2021 at 5:30 p.m. The meeting will be conducted ... Read more

1 month ago by admin.

Sumter County Board of Education votes on leadership and offers no further discussion on high school name

Sumter County Board of Education (BOE) met for their regular monthly meeting on Thursday, January 14, 2021. To open the meeting, Sumter County resident, Herschel ... Read more

2 months ago by TRACY K. HALL.

Sumter County Board of Education to discuss the name of new high school

Sumter County Board of Education (BOE) held its monthly work session on January 11, 2021. To begin the meeting, Herschel Smith addressed the board and ... Read more

2 months ago by TRACY K. HALL.

Board of Education votes to extend virtual learning for another nine weeks

The Sumter County Board of Education (BOE) held two meetings the week of December 7-11, 2020. Ultimately the BOE has decided to continue the virtual ... Read more

3 months ago by TRACY K. HALL.

GSW offers unique opportunity for exam relief

College exams are a special kind of stressful. For ages, students and the communities who support them have sought out ways to push through the ... Read more

3 months ago by TRACY K. HALL.

Americus-Sumter High graduation rate ranks highest in region

By: Sumter County Schools Sumter County School Superintendent, Dr. Torrance Choates, is proud to announce the four-year graduation rate for Americus Sumter High School for ... Read more

4 months ago by TRACY K. HALL.

Dr. Choates recommends Sumter County Schools offer hybrid educational approach for third nine weeks

By: Tracy K. Hall The Sumter County Board of Education (BOE) met for the November Work Session on Monday, November 10th. All board members were ... Read more

4 months ago by admin.

Southland Academy’s Homecoming Court has been announced

Southland Academy’s Homecoming Court has been announced.  Plans are for the Homecoming Game to be played on October 30, 2020, against Edmund Burke at 7:30 ... Read more

4 months ago by admin.

Sumter County Board of Education votes to continue virtual learning another 9 weeks

BY:  Tracy K. Hall Dr. Torrance Choates recommended to the Sumter County Board of Education (BOE) the virtual learning format be extended another 9 weeks. ... Read more

6 months ago by admin.

Georgia identifies tests to be eliminated in response to SB 367, aligning state testing requirements to the federal minimum

From:  Georgia Department of Education September 10, 2020 – In keeping with Senate Bill 367, which was signed into law in July, Georgia has eliminated half ... Read more

6 months ago by admin.

Furlow Charter School called meeting

Furlow Charter School has scheduled a called meeting of its Governing Board for this Wednesday, August 26, 2020 at 7:00 pm in the Furlow Charter ... Read more

6 months ago by Nichole Buchanan.

Sumter County Board of Education new district maps and election information

Sumter Çounty Supervisor of Elections, Randy Howard released the new Board of Education District maps with a total of 7 Districts defined. A large, detailed ... Read more

7 months ago by admin.

Sumter County Schools Sets Agenda for August 2020 Board of Education Meeting

By: Tracy K. Hall Held on the Sumter County Schools’ Facebook page, the Sumter County Board of Education (BOE) met to set the agenda for ... Read more

7 months ago by Nichole Buchanan.

Sumter County Schools: Special Assistance Alternative Community Eligibility Provision 

Release from Sumter County Schools Director of School Nutrition dated August 10 NATIONAL SCHOOL LUNCH/SCHOOL BREAKFAST PROGRAMS By participating in the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) ... Read more

7 months ago by admin.

Sumter County Schools: A Message on Wi-Fi Connections

By: Tracy K. Hall Mike Wilson, Director of Technology for Sumter County Schools (SCS), reports 700 students do not have access to internet. He and ... Read more

7 months ago by admin.

Board of Education finalizes plans for start of 2020-2021 school year

By:  Tracy K. Hall Sumter County Board of Education (BOE) held their regular meeting for July on Thursday, July 9, 2020. After a long working ... Read more

8 months ago by admin.

Ignite College and Career Academy hires Dr. Don Gilman as Founding CEO

From:  Ignite College and Career Academy Board of Directors 6/24/20 A 16-month-long, partnership-driven search process has culminated in the hiring of Dr. Don Gilman as the founding CEO of ... Read more

8 months ago by Nichole Buchanan.

Sumter County Schools Return-to-School Survey for parents

From Sumter County Schools June 18, 2020 As we plan for the start of the 2020-2021 school year, we are considering several options with the ... Read more

9 months ago by Nichole Buchanan.

Todd Vickery named Principal of Sumter County Middle School

From: Sumter County Schools Americus, Ga. — The Sumter County Board of Education has voted to hire Mr. Todd Vickery, Assistant Principal at Americus Sumter High School ... Read more

9 months ago by Nichole Buchanan.

Parrish Construction Group release on collapse of partially constructed wall at Sumter County High School site

Release from Parrish Construction Group To the Sumter County Board of Education RE:  New Sumter County HS – Collapse of partially constructed wall On May ... Read more

9 months ago by Nichole Buchanan.

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