MOULTRIE — The R.B. Wright Elementary School Running Club, parents, faculty and staff, participated in the second annual R.B. Wright Toy Run. The entry fee to the race was a new toy; more than 50 toys were collected and given to the Christmas Cheer Shop. The winners in each grade were: 3rd grade boys, 1st Pershawn Fann, 2nd Jamad Willis, 3rd Hayes Lightsey; 3rd grade girls, 1st Caroline Chapura, 2nd Alison Bell, 3rd Aaliyah Ruffin; 4th grade boys, 1st Baylen Young, 2nd Timothy Fagan, 3rd Will Zember; 4th grade girls, 1st Lauren Bryant, 2nd Sara Strickland, 3rd Karli Yarbrough & Isabella Jacobs; 5th grade boys, 1st Lucas Tostenson, 2nd Bobby Ussery, 3rd Aaron Long; 5th grade girls, 1st Marlie Wingate, 2nd Graci Long, 3rd Mary Madelyn Jacobs; and among adults, 1st Michael Strickland, 2nd Jop Long, 3rd Amber Williams and Honorable Mention,Peggy Strickland. Shown are Running Club members (thrid, fourth and fifth graders), Principal Marc Bell, PE and Running Club coach Holly Lewis, school nurse Keena Milligan, social worker and Cheer Shop representative Liz Murphy and YMCA Wellness Director Trey Duncan.
Colquitt County Schools receiving 2 literacy grants
Colquitt County’s earliest learners will soon benefit from additional funding awarded to the Colquitt County School System.
- Georgia Power gives to Moultrie Tech
Group names ABAC a Best Value School
Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College has been designated a Best Value School by University Research & Review (UR&R). ABAC is the only college in the state to receive this distinction.
- School board completes state-mandated training
Schools announce open house schedule
The countdown has begun. School begins in T-minus-23 days.
Students return to class on Thursday, Aug. 7, according to a schedule provided by Colquitt County Schools. Teachers start pre-planning Aug. 1 with new teacher orientation the day before.
ABAC picks Gail Dillard for interim VP post
The executive director of ABAC on the Square has temporarily added another duty as she fills in for ABAC’s vice president for Academic Affairs.
Lanier Co. educator named Colquitt County pre-k director
The Colquitt County Board of Education voted july 9 to approve the appointment of Lisa Strickland as the pre-k director/Early Learning Grant coordinator. She is replacing Lynn Clark, who retired.
Study shows YMCA after-school students show improvement
Cox Elementary students who participated in the 2013-2014 Moultrie YMCA afterschool program showed significant improvement in math and reading grades, according to an evaluation submitted to the Georgia Department of Education and the Colquitt County Board of Education.
Moultrie Tech ESL students celebrate Flag Week
Moultrie Technical College's English as a Second Language, or ESL, students celebrated Flag Week 2014 during June 9-13 during their classes on MTC's Industrial Drive Campus.
- Moultrian shines at film camp
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