Kristen Paulk, 2017 ICHS graduate, arrived for deployment in South Korea and was met by one of Irwin County's own, Deangelo Deberry, 2016 graduate of ICHS. Deangelo is stationed in Korea and helps to process soldiers as they arrive at the airport. It was nice for her to be greeted by a familiar face. Kristen is the daughter of Rhonda and Tracy Paulk of Ocilla. Rhonda is a Special Education teacher at Irwin County Elementary.
Irwin County Pre-Kindergarten registration for the 2018-2019 school year will be held Tuesday, March 13, 2018 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Irwin County Conference Center at 601 West Sixth Street (across from the BOE building). There are currently 88 available slots; children will be accepted on first-come basis. To be eligible, the child must be 4 years old on or before September 1, 2018.
Congratulations to Callie Lowery, who competed in the District 9 Spelling Bee on Saturday, February 24. Callie did an outstanding job representing Irwin County, finishing in 2nd placeand earning the spot of the runner-up. Callie will compete in the Georgia State Spelling Bee to be held March 16 at the Jimmy Carter National Historic Site in Plains, Georgia. "We are so proud of Callie and wish her the best as she moves on in the competition," said Middle School Coordinator Maria Johnson.