School news

Published 5:59 am Monday, July 25, 2011

Yent supporting school supply drive

Local residents and businesses may help by bringing in items to Emily Yent’s Edward Jones branch office at 102 E. Broughton Street during regular business hours from July 21st to August 12th. The office’s phone number is (229) 246-6400.

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BHS to hold orientation meetings

Bainbridge High School will hold orientation for students in each grade next week.

Senior orientation will be Wednesday, July 27 at 10 a.m.; followed by junior orientation on Wednesday at 2 p.m. Sophomore orientation will be held Thursday, July 28 at 10 a.m.; followed by freshman orientation on Thursday at 2 p.m.

Title I parent involvement meeting

Decatur County Schools is reviewing and revising our Title I Parent Involvement Plan and our CLIP (Consolidated LEA Implementation Plan). A meeting will be held on July 26 at The Decatur County Student Support Center located at 507 Martin Street in West Bainbridge to allow time for parents and stakeholders to view these plans and offer feedback and suggestions.

Times available for review will be 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. in Room 2. If you are interested in participating in this review process, please contact Federal Programs Director, Dr. April Aldridge at (229) 248-2836 or by email at

Grace Christian to hold welcome-back picnic

Grace Christian Academy will hold its annual School-Wide Meet and Greet and Family Picnic on Thursday, Aug. 4. The event will begin with a prayer walk at 4:30 p.m. The meet and greet will be held from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m., with the family-style picnic beginning at 6 p.m.