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    Virtual School Honors Ceremonies & Drive-Through Events to Pick up/Drop off Items

    Thank you to our employees, students, and families for your resilience during the state-mandated school closures due to the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak of 2020. You have found new ways to accomplish traditional tasks and lead in the face of adversity. As the 2019-2020 school year comes to an end, our schools will host two events: a virtual honors day to celebrate student accomplishments and a drive-through event for students and families to pick up and drop off personal belongings and school items. Please see the master schedule of these events.

     

    Virtual Honors Day Ceremonies

    Our schools will recognize the achievements of their students with virtual honors day ceremonies on the following dates. We will recognize students who received the following awards: Principals’ Honor Roll, Honor Roll, Perfect Attendance, and Scholastic Achievement. Certificates for other achievements may be distributed during each school’s drive through events. Schools will place a video of their ceremonies on their website and social media pages by 6 p.m. on the following days:

     

    Brooklet Elementary School     May 15          
    Julia P. Bryant Elementary School    May 15         
    Langston Chapel Elementary School   May 20       
    Langston Chapel Middle School               May 19
    Mattie Lively Elementary School May 20     
    Mill Creek Elementary School      May 15
    Nevils Elementary School   May 20  
    Portal Elementary School May 20    
    Portal Middle High School (Grades 6-8)      May 12
    Portal Middle High School (Grades 9-12)           May 14
    Sallie Zetterower Elementary School       May 18
    Southeast Bulloch High School             May 14
    Southeast Bulloch Middle School May 15
    Statesboro High School   May 14
    Stilson Elementary School  May 18
    Williams James Middle School     May 13

     

    Pick up & Drop off Drive-through Events

    Students and families may pick up and drop off items at schools on these dates. These are times to pick up important information, student awards, personal belongings from lockers and classrooms, school pictures, yearbooks, medicines, etc., and return library books, athletic uniforms, Chromebooks, etc.  Look for specific instructions from your school by email or on your school’s social media and website. For public safety, all families must arrive in a vehicle and remain in the vehicle. No walk ups are permitted at this time. School personnel will come to your vehicle. Contact your school if you need further assistance or are unable to attend on these dates.

     

    Brooklet Elementary School  

    • Pre-K - May 14  (12PM - 2PM)
    • 5th Grade - May 15  (12PM - 2PM)
    • 4th Grade - May 18  (12PM - 2PM)
    • 3rd Grade - May 19  (12PM - 2PM)
    • 2nd Grade - May 20  (12PM - 2PM)
    • 1st Grade - May 21  (12PM - 2PM)
    • Kindergarten - May 22  (12PM - 2PM)                                   

    Julia P. Bryant Elementary School

    • May 12, 1-3 p.m. – Student last names that begin with A-F
    • May 13, 1– 3 p.m. – Student last names that begin with G-M
    • May 14, 1-3 p.m. Student last names that begin with N-Z

    Langston Chapel Elementary School                      

    •  May 12 - PK  9-10:30 a.m.; K 11 a.m.-12 p.m.; 1st 12-1 p.m.; 2nd 1:30 – 2:30 p.m.
    •  May 14 - 3rd 9-10 a.m.; 4th 11 a.m. -12 p.m.; 5th 12:45 -1:45 p.m

    If you have more than one child, choose the grade-level day and time you wish to attend, contact the teacher whose grade level you plan to attend and let them know, and school personnel will combine all of your children’s belongings together for that day.

     

    Langston Chapel Middle School    

    • May 18, 6th grade, 10 am-12 pm & 4 pm-6 pm   
    • May 19, 7th grade, 10 am-12 pm & 4 pm-6 pm 
    • May 20, 8th grade, 10 am-12 pm & 4 pm-6 pm 
    • May 21, families with students in multiple grades & make-ups, 10 am- 12 pm & 4 pm-6 pm                          

     

    Mattie Lively Elementary School

    • Wednesday, May 13 - 8-11am & 4-6pm (all grades)
    • Thursday, May 14 - 8-11am & 4-6pm (all grades)
    • Friday, May 15 - 8-11am & 4-6pm (all grades)
    • Saturday, May 16 - 8-11am (all grades)

    Mill Creek Elementary School                               

    • May 19 (PreK-2) Pick up times are 11:00-1:00 and 4:00-6:00
    • May 21 (3rd-5th). Pick up times are 11:00-1:00 and 4:00-6:00       

    Nevils Elementary School 

       

    Wednesday, May 20

    • 9 a.m. - 11 a.m. - Pre-Kindergarten in front of school under the portico
    • 9 a.m. - 11 a.m. - 1st Grade at the gymnasium exit that walkers use
    • 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. - 2nd Grade in front of school under the portico

    Thursday, May 21

    • 9 a.m. - 11 a.m. - 3rd Grade in front of school under the portico
    • 9 a.m. - 11 a.m. - 4th Grade at the gymnasium exit that walkers use
    • 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. - 5th Grade & Ms. Langes' Class in front of school under the portico

    If you are unable to make the scheduled time, you may pick up your child's belongings at the school office beginning Tuesday, May 26 - Friday, May 29, during normal office hours.                  

                                             

     

    Portal Elementary School   

    ·         Thursday, May 21

    o    8:00-9:00 PK

    o    9:00-10:00 K

    o    10:00-11:00 1st

    o    11:00-12:00 2nd

    o    12:00-1:00 3rd

    o    1:00-2:00 4th

    o    2:00-3:00 5th

    If you have more than one child, choose the grade-level time you wish to attend, contact the teacher whose grade level you plan to attend and let them know, and school personnel will combine all of your children’s belongings together for that day,

     

    Portal Middle High School         

    • May 14 - Seniors Only:  8-9 a.m. Last names A-M; 9-10 a.m. Last names N-Z
    • May 18 - All Grades: 5-6 p.m.(Last Names A-H); 6-7 p.m. (Last Names I-P); 7-8 p.m. (Last Names Q-Z)
    • May 19 - All Grades: 8-9 a.m. (Last Names A-H); 9-10 a.m. (Last Name I-P); 10-11 a.m. (Last Names Q-Z)

     

    Sallie Zetterower Elementary School    

    • May 18, 2-6 p.m.  PreK, Kindergarten & 1st Grade
    • May 19, 2-6 p.m.  2nd Grade & 3rd Grade   
    • May 20, 2-6 p.m.  4th Grade & 5th Grade                             

    Southeast Bulloch High School   

    • May 19, 2-5 p.m. - All Grades
    • May 19, 1-3 p.m. - Pre-Kindergarten                      

     

    Southeast Bulloch Middle School

    • May 19, 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.  – 8th Grade
    • May 20, 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. – 7th Grade
    • May 21, 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. – 6th Grade
    • May 22, 12 p.m. – 6 p.m. – Any grade level or families with students in multiple grades

     

    Statesboro High School

    • May 19   
      • 8:30 am - 10:30 am Last Name A-H
      • 10:00 am - 12:30 pm Last Name I-P
      • 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm Last Name Q-Z
      • 2:00 pm PreK                                    

    Stilson Elementary School                                          

    • May 20, 3 p.m. - 7 p.m.
      • 3 p.m. - 4 p.m.   A-E (Last Name of Student)
      • 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.   F-M (Last Name of Student)
      • 5 p.m. - 6 p.m.   N-Z (Last Name of Student)
      • 6 p.m. - 7 p.m.   Open to All

     

    Williams James Middle School                                   

    ·  6th Grade Students with Last Name that begins with A-H will come on Thursday, May 14 from 8:30-11:30 a.m.

    ·  6th Grade Students with Last Name that begins with I-Q will come on Thursday, May 14 from 1:00-4:00 p.m.

    ·  6th Grade Students with Last Name that begins with R-Z will come on Friday, May 15 from 8:30-11:30 a.m.

    ·  7th Grade Students with Last Name that begins with A-H will come on Friday, May 15 from 1:00-4:00 p.m.

    ·  7th Grade Students with Last Name that begins with I-Q will come on Monday, May 18 from 8:30-11:30 a.m.

    ·  7th Grade Students with Last Name that begins with R-Z will come on Monday, May 18 from 1:00-4:00 p.m.

    ·  8th Grade Students with Last Name that begins with A-H will come on Tuesday, May 19 from 8:30-11:30 a.m.

    ·  8th Grade Students with Last Name that begins with I-Q will come on Tuesday, May 19 from 1:00-4:00 p.m.

    ·  8th Grade Students with Last Name that begins with R-Z will come on Wednesday, May 20 from 8:30-11:30 a.m.

    ·  ALL GRADES who have not yet retrieved items will come on Wednesday, May 20 from 1:00-4:00 p.m.

    ·  ALL GRADES who have not yet retrieved items will come on Thursday, May 21 from 5:00-7:00 p.m.

    Visit our COVID-19 website for answers to frequently asked questions & resources

    Bulloch County Schools established a dedicated Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) website on March 5. Please visit it here. It serves as an online resource for the following: 

    • Answers to your frequently asked questions about district and school operations during the closure and how to post your additional questions.
    • Safety alert news
    • Trusted national, state, and local public health resources and tips to help keep you healthy
    • Information about print and digital resources to keep kids engaged
    • An up-to-date list of our free meal sites for children ages 0-18
    • Information about how the school district is keeping essential functions operating.
    Free meals for any children ages 0-18 through July 17 (Updated 5/14)

    Updated May 14, 2020 - Bulloch County Schools will continue to serve free meals to any children ages 0-18 on weekdays through Friday, July 17, at our established sites. Memorial Day (May 25) is the only day we will not serve meals. A current list of our sites is listed and attached below. 

     

    Bulloch County Schools will deliver bags of free meals to 78 locations on weekdays (Monday – Friday). The program will provide free grab and go breakfast and lunch meals to any child ages 0 to 18. No registration, sign-in, or identification is required, and the children do not have to be enrolled in one of our schools. It is not based on income. Any child is welcome, even children who may be staying here temporarily with family. Children must be present to receive meals. Look for a Bulloch County Schools’ bus at each delivery location to receive meals. 

     

    In the interest of public health and social distancing recommendations, the meals are for pick up only. No meals can be eaten at the sites. Families should also observe social distancing practices while waiting and receiving meals.

     

    The meal delivery sites were selected based on input from the district’s school social workers, family engagement specialists, school nutrition personnel, and transportation personnel to serve areas with the most need.  Each meal sack will include food for breakfast and lunch. The funding for the program is made possible through the school district’s School Nutrition Department as part of the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National School Breakfast and Lunch Programs.

     

    USDA guidelines prevent the school district from being able to provide evening meals or meals on weekends. There are multiple community organizations, including Bulloch Volunteer Organizations Mobilized in Disasters (VOAD) who are organizing efforts locally to further meet any food insecurity needs.

     

    Bulloch County Schools and its School Nutrition Program do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, disability, age or gender.  For additional information about this remote feeding program, contact Bulloch County Schools.

     

    Ash Branch Church at Buchan Road Ash Branch Church 2 Buchan Road (SUV instead of Bus) 10:30 - 10:40 a.m.
    Barn Mobile Home Park   Highway 301, Statesboro 

    10:45-10:55 a.m.

    Bird Lane Mobile Home Park Bird Road, Statesboro 10- 10:10 a.m.
    Blakewood Apartments 620 E. Oliff St., Statesboro 11:05 - 11:15 a.m.
    Blitch Voting Precinct 1757 Metts Road at Middleground Rd. 10:55- 11 a.m.
    Butler Homes 300 Johnson Street, Statesboro 11 - 11:15 a.m.
    Candy Lane Candy Lane, Statesboro 11:30 - 11:40 a.m.
    Cedarwood Acres 13 Cedarwood Acres 10:25 . – 10:30 a.m.
    Cody Lane Mobile Home Park Entrance to Cody Lane Mobile Home Park 10:45 - 10:55 a.m.
    Collins Lake Collins Lake 11:55 -12:05 p.m.
    Cone Homes Hwy 80 East, 33 Cone Homes, Statesboro 10:50 - 11 a.m.
    Country Lakes Mobile Home Park Entrance U.S. Highway 301, Statesboro 10 - 10:10 a.m.
    Country Store Highway 119 @ Highway 80, Stilson 10:10-10:20 a.m
    Cowboy Way Mobile Home Park (Cowboy Way/Pioneer & Cowboy Way/Northwest Passage) Cowboy Way, Portal 10 - 10:15 a.m.
    Deloach's Mobile Home Park Bragan Road/Highway 67, Nevils 10:45 - 10:55 a.m.
    Dry Branch Mobile Home Park Cypress Lake Road, Statesboro 11 - 11:15 a.m.
    Eagle Estates Cypress Lake Road, Statesboro 11:20 - 11:25 a.m.
    Eagle Village 511 Eagle Boulevard, Statesboro 10:40 - 10:45 a.m.
    Eastview Apartment Entrance 500 Eastview Apartments Road, Statesboro 10:35 - 10:40 a.m.

    Eldora Farms    

    Eldora Road, Stilson 10:45 - 10:55 a.m.
    Flemington Woods Ellabell 11-11:10 a.m.
    Foxridge Apartments 66 Packinghouse Road East, Statesboro 10-10:10 a.m.
    Frink Road @Martin Mobile Home Park Frink Road @ Martin MHP, Statesboro 11:35 - 11:45 a.m.
    Gordon Street (At Park) Gordon Street, Statesboro 11:20 - 11:25 a.m.
    Grace Community Church 222 Joyce Street 10-10:30 a.m.
    Grady Johnson Mobile Home Park 13 Grady Johnson Road 10-10:10 a.m.
    Greenhaven Mobile Home Park 2095 Old Register Road 10:15 -10:20 a.m.
    Hampstead Avenue at Josh Deal Road Hampstead @ Josh Deal Road 11:30 - 11:35 a.m.
    Hill’s Mortuary 58 Packinghouse Road, Statesboro 10:10-10:20 a.m.
    Julia P Bryant Elementary School  421 W Main Street, Statesboro    11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
    Kyle Sorrell and Eagle Estate 6408 Swallowtail Drive ,Statesboro 10:45 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.
    Langston Chapel Elementary 150 Langston Chapel Road, Statesboro 9:50 - 10 a.m.
    Lawrence Baptist Church 1521 Jones Road at Lawrence Church Road (SUV instead of Bus) 10:15 - 10:25 a.m.
    Len Tenner Court (#307) Len Tenner Court, Statesboro 10 - 10:05 a.m.
    Little Bethel Baptist Church Railroad Street, Brooklet 11 - 11:15 a.m.
    Little Lotts Creek Apartments 14 East Jones Street, Statesboro 11 - 11:15 a.m.
    Luetta Moore Park 121 Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive, Statesboro 10:40 - 10:55 a.m.
    Madison Meadows 10 Packinghouse Road, Statesboro 10:20-10:30 a.m.
    Mattie Lively Elementary Parking Lot 204 Debbie Drive, Statesboro 11:50- 12:10 p.m.
    Mikell Street 115 Mikell Street, Statesboro 11:50 - 12:10 p.m.
    Moore Road 4342 Moore Road 11:25 - 11:35 a.m.

    Morris Heights

    24 Morris Street, Statesboro 10:10 -10:35 a.m.
    MP Martin & Kendricks Intersection* MP Martin Road @KendricksHendrix, Stilson 11:15-11:25 a.m.
    Mulberry Court at East Olliff Street Mulberry Court @ East Olliff, Statesboro 11:30 - 11:35 a.m.
    Mulberry Court Neat Little Lotts Creek Mulberry Court near Little Lotts Creek 11:40 - 11:45 a.m.
    Nevils Elementary School 8438 Nevils Groveland Road, Nevils 11:10 - 11:20 a.m.
    New Hope Missionary Baptist Church 6790 Kennedy Bridge Road, Register 10:15 – 10:25 a.m.
    North Point Trailer Park Entrance 115 Pamela Way, Statesboro 11:30 – 11:45 a.m.
    Olney Station Olney Station Drive, Stilson 10:30 - 10:40 a.m.
    Park Place Apartments 230 Lanier Drive Statesboro   10:10-10:40 a.m.
    Peaceful Lane 150 Peaceful Lane, Portal 11:15  - 11:20 a.m.
    Pecan Grove Mobile Home Park  263 Pecan Grove Road, Portal     11:40-11:50 a.m.
    Pine Street (#11) Pine Street, Statesboro 10-10:15 a.m.
    Piney Grove Church Bragan Road, Nevils 10:55-11:05 a.m.
    Plantation Mobile Home Park Hwy 80 West, Brooklet 10-10:10 a.m.
    Portal Crossing Portal Crossing, Portal 10:20 - 10:30 a.m.
    Portal Middle High School      27245 Hwy 80 W, Portal  11:30 -12:00 p.m.
    Register Town Hall 37 Foster Street, Register 10:30 - 10:35 a.m.
    Rocky Ford Road - Lockart Voting Precinct Rocky Ford Road (1.4 miles off Hwy. 25) 11:05- - 11:10 a.m.
    Simmons Apartments Johnson Street 10:20 - 10:25 a.m.
    Southern Living Estates Statesboro 10:35 - 10:40 a.m.
    Stadium Plaza 200 Lanier Drive, Statesboro 10:45 - 11:15 a.m.
    Statesboro Public Library Parking Lot 124 S. Main Street, Statesboro 10:30 - 10:45 a.m.
    Stonebrook Way at Josh Deal Road Stonebrook Way at Josh Deal Road 11:40 - 11:45 a.m.
    Success Court Success Court, Statesboro 11:30 - 11:40 a.m.
    Sugar Hill Mobile Home Community Sugar Hill, Statesboro 12 - 12:10 p.m.
    Water's Mobile Home Park U.S. Highway 80, Brooklet 10:55-11 a.m.
    West Inman Street (#117) 117 West Inman Street, Statesboro 11:15 - 11:25 a.m.
    Wildwood Villas  50 Wildwood Circle, Statesboro  10:40 – 10:45 a.m.
    Willow Hill Heritage & Renaissance Center 4235 Willow Hill Road, Portal 10:35 - 10:45 a.m.
    Woodbridge Way at Josh Deal Raod Woodbridge Way at Josh Deal Road 11:35 - 11:40 a.m.
    W.W. Mann Center 2171 Prather Road, Brooklet area 10:15 -10:40 a.m.
    YMCA of Statesboro (old Sallie Z Elementary) 409 Clairborne Ave, Statesboro 11:30 - 12 p.m.

     

    Happenings

    Science WinnersThree WJMS 8th graders were recently honored by the Glynn Environmental Coalition for their outstanding projects in the Regional Science and Engineering Fair. Eli Compton was presented with the $500 Dr. William T. Lipscomb Engineering Scholarship Award for his project, "The Cost Effectiveness of Polylactic Acid Filament". Partners Carson Smith and Sam Lippincott were presented with the $500 Dr. William T. Lipscomb Energy Scholarship Award for their project, “You Spin me Round”. We are so proud of you!

    Pickup ScheduleA schedule has been created for students to retrieve items from or return items to school. Students will be able to pick up locker contents, pick up purchased yearbooks or purchase a yearbook ($40 until sold out), pick up medicine from the Nurse, return Chromebooks, return library books and textbooks, pick up Honors Day certificates, turn in athletic uniforms, and pick up band instruments. No one should exit their car for any reason or enter the school. Items will be brought to you.

    the Knights

    Our mission is to create a safe, supportive, and technology-enriched learning environment which affirms diversity and promotes success for all learners through the cooperative efforts of all stakeholders.

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    Hard work, and 

    Teamwork to promote  

    Success.

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    Girls Tennis - 2019 Region Champions
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    Boys and Girls Track - Region Champions
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