In honor of Read America Day &  Dr. Seuss' birthday (March 2nd) SWLE is excited that Guest Readers will be here to help celebrate the love of READING! Presenters at the State Science Conference held near Atlanta, GA! Teachers Belinda Rozar & Mandy Hutto: Presenters at the State Science Conference held near Atlanta, GA! Teachers Mandy Hutto & Belinda Rozar  presenting at the Science Conference! The SWLE students pictured received first place honors in the 4-H Peanutrition Writing Contest in the following categories. Best Overal, Most Unusual, Nutritious. Teacher & Parapro of the Year:  Left to Right: Lisa Jones (Parapro) and Jamie Thompson (Teacher) SWLE Pageant 2016 SWLE Pageant 2016 SWLE Pageant 2016 SWLE Pageant 2016 SWLE Pageant 2016 SWLE Pageant 2016 SWLE Pageant 2016 SWLE Pageant 2016 SWLE Pageant 2016 Book Character Day - Pete the Cat and His Groovy Buttons! Book Character Day - Pocohontas! Book Character Day - Mario & Elvis! Book Character Day - Zorro & Rey (Star Wars) Book Character Day - "Down on the Funny Farm" Book Character Day - Fly Guy (Front Side) Book Character Day - Fluy Guy (Back Side) Happy Fall Ya'll! We love our SWLE Children! Lunchroom Ladies on Farm Day! Living on the Farm - Farm Day 2016! Farm Day - Farmer sharing peanut harvesting tips! The Bee Keeper - Farm Day 2016
PBIS Survey for Students

Click on the link below for  PBIS reward suggestions:

 

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/HLYCCFT


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Read Across America

March 2nd -- Read Across America Day !

Southwest Laurens will be celebrating reading throughout the week!

Wednesday 3/1 - Staff and students are encouraged to wear "Crazy Socks"!

Thursday 3/2 - SWLE will have guests in the building to read to students during DEAR time!
      Staff and students are encouraged to wear "Red and White" in honor of Dr. Seuss' birthday!

Friday 3/3 - Staff and students are invited to pay $1 and wear Dr. Seuss Crazy Hair/Hat Day!


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2017-2018 Pre-K Selection Process

The Laurens County Board of Education will hold a drawing to randomly select students for the Pre-Kindergarten program for the 2017-2018 school year. Click HERE for more information.


Georgia Milestones Dates

The following is the schedule for the Georgia Milestones to be given at SWLE for the 2016-2017 school year:

April 17 -- ELA
April 18 -- ELA
April 19 -- ELA
April 20 -- Math, Part I
April 21 -- Math, Part II
April 24 -- Science (5th Grade Only)
April 25 -- Social Studies (5th Grade Only)


Parent Involvement Surveys FY17

Laurens County Schools are continually looking to improve ways to involve parents in our programs and schools. Your input is vital in the planning and implementation of the parental involvement program and activities in our schools. The focus of Laurens County Schools is to help all students meet high academic achievement standards  regardless of their socioeconomic status and background. The following survey is confidential and will be used to assist us with future planning for parental involvement activities and events at our schools. We appreciate your feedback, and thank you for taking the time to complete this survey.

Click HERE to acess to survey link page.


Aspen Parent Portal Account

Parents: If you need an Aspen Parent Portal account, please contact Diane Ikner at dianeikner@lcboe.net.
Click HERE for Aspen Family Registration information.
Laurens County Schools ASPEN Link


Milestones Information

Parents,
The Laurens County School Systems announces our Spring assessment calendar for the End of Grade Milestone Assessment. The Georgia End of Grade Assessment for grades 3-8 will be held in Laurens County on April 17th - April 25th. This year ALL grades will be assessed in English Language Arts and Math. Only fifth and eighth grade will be assessed in Science and Social Studies. Below you will find some links that will provide you with great resources for helping prepare your student for the EOG.

EOG Study Guide
http://www.gadoe.org/…/Assessment/Pages/EOG-Study-Resource-…

EOG - Practice with online experience
http://www.gaexperienceonline.com/


Summer School 2017

Information is now available about Summer School 2017. Click HERE for information.


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Winter is here and we are counting down until the Georgia Milestones!  We are working hard to increase our students' reading lexiles to have them ready to pass!  Please help us by encouraging your child to read 10 - 15 minutes every nig...

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