Bands Earn Superior Rating
- 02 March 2017 02 March 2017
Congratulations are in order for the outstanding performance of the Irwin County Middle and High School concert bands in the Waycross District 8 Band Festival on March 1. Twenty-one bands from across the district were evaluated before a panel of judges for ratings of Superior (1), Excellent (11) or Good (111). The Irwin County band earned eleven superior ratings in all categories by all judges! A superior rating means "an outstanding performance, recognized among the very best at the Waycross Concert Band Festival."
Rebecca Paulk Named STAR Student
- 10 February 2017 10 February 2017
Congratulations to Rebecca Paulk, who was named ICHS' 2017 STAR student. Rebecca chose Mrs. Elizabeth Portier as her STAR teacher.
The STAR (Student Teacher Achievement Recognition) program recognizes the highest achieving seniors in schools all over Georgia. Each STAR student chooses their STAR teacher to share in the recognition. As the Irwin County School System STAR student, Rebecca is now eligible to compete for region-wide honors.
Rebecca is the daughter of Tracy and Rhonda Paulk.
Spelling Bee Winners
- 27 January 2017 27 January 2017
Congratulations to Callie Lowery, System-Wide Spelling Bee Champion, and Nate Phillips, second-place winner. Callie, a student at Irwin County Middle School, will advance to the Region Spelling Bee. Nate is a student at Irwin County Elementary School.
Sutton Named System-Wide Teacher of the Year
- 15 November 2016 15 November 2016
Congratulations to Ms. Cindy Sutton, fourth grade teacher at ICES, on being named System-Wide Teacher of the Year for the Irwin County School District. Ms. Sutton was honored at the regular Board of Education meeting last night and also received a surprise visit from her daughter Ashley, who drove for 6 hours yesterday to surprise her mom.
Ms. Sutton will retire at the end of the FY17-18 school year with 30 total years of service to the state of Georgia, 25 of which have been as a teacher at Irwin County Elementary School. She also has another daughter, Shelby. Congratulations, Ms. Sutton!
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