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Putnam County Elementary School is a Title 1 School

Upcoming Events
  • Regular Board Meeting
    Monday, October 27th

    6:00 p.m.

  • Red Ribbon Week
    October 27th - 31st
Character Store

Character Store Dates:

November 7 & 21
December 12
January 16 & 30
February 13 & 27
March 13 & 27
April 17
May 1 & 15

Red Ribbon Week

 

Red Ribbon Week - "Love Yourself. Be Drug Free."

 

October 27 - 31, 2014

Monday (Oct 27): "Stay Drug Free" - wear as much red as possible

Tuesday (Oct 28): "Join the Fight Against Drugs" - wear camouflage or red, white, and blue

Wednesday (Oct 29): "Put a Cap on Drugs" - wear a hat

Thursday (Oct 30): "Team Up Against Drugs" - wear a team jersey

Friday (Oct 31): "Boot Out Drugs" and "Sock it to Drugs" - wear boots or crazy socks

PCES Speed Stacking Tournament

PCES Speed Stacking Tournament

Saturday, November 15, 2014 at 9:00 a.m.

 

 

This tournament is open to anyone;

all ages, students, parents, teachers, or others.

 

The $10 registration fee is due by Friday, November 7th.

Late registration is $15, due by November 15th at 8:45 a.m.

 

There will be 5 competition events:

3-3-3, 3-6-3, Cycle, Partner Event, and Relay Event.

 

Please fill out the registration form below and return to

Coach Tuel at

PCES, 314 S. Washington Avenue, Eatonton, GA 31024

 

Individuals and Doubles

Relays

Letter from Superintendent
PCES Test Improvement Night

Title I Parent Meeting

 

Calling all parents and guardians,

please join us as we host

 

PCES Test Improvement Night

 

Test improvement night will be Thursday, October 30th

and will be held in four 30-minute sessions, beginning at 4:00 p.m. and ending at 6:00 p.m.

The times for these meetings are as follows:

4:00

4:30

5:00

5:30

 

These sessions will give parents an opportunity to learn more about the new state assessment, the Georgia Milestone.

New Testing System



Georgia announces new testing system

 

MEDIA CONTACTS: Matt Cardoza, GaDOE Communications Office, (404) 651-7358mcardoza@gadoe.org

 June 4, 2014 – The Georgia Department of Education will implement a new testing system, the Georgia Milestones Assessment System (Georgia Milestones) during the 2014-2015 academic year. The new system will replace both the CRCT and the EOCT.

Georgia Milestones will be aligned to the Common Core Georgia Performance Standards (CCGPS) and will require more from students than the CRCT and EOCT it replaces, in order to better prepare students for college and career and to provide a more realistic picture of academic progress. A major benefit of the new system is that it is one consistent testing program across grades 3-12, whereas previously students took a series of individual tests.

The increased expectations for student learning reflected in Georgia Milestones may mean initially lower scores than the previous years’ CRCT or EOCT scores. That is to be expected and should bring Georgia’s tests in line with other indicators of how our students are performing, State School Superintendent Dr. John Barge said.

“We need to know that students are being prepared, not at a minimum-competency level but with rigorous, relevant education, to enter college, the workforce or the military at a level that makes them competitive with students from other states,” Dr. Barge said.

The new testing system will include open-ended questions to better gauge students’ content mastery. With some exceptions for special education students with specific testing accomodations, Georgia Milestones will be administered entirely online by the fifth year of implementation, compared to 35 percent online administration of the EOCT in 2013-2014.

The State of Georgia awarded a bid on Wednesday, May 28 to CTB/McGraw-Hill to develop the new testing system. The award is for a $107.8-million, five-year contract.

Georgia Parent Survey


PCES Parents, please click on the 
image below to complete
the parent survey.


Parent School Survey

For additional information,
read this 
informational memo from Mr. Braziel,
about the Georgia Parent Survey
.

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Teacher of the Year



Mrs. Amber Roberts
PCES Teacher of the Year
2014-2015
Congratulations!!!