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Bulloch County Schools is home to the 2013 SECME National Teacher of the Year Richard McCombs of Statesboro High School and the 2014 Georgia Teacher of the Year Jemelleh Coes of Langston Chapel Middle School.
Community Discusses Religious Liberties with BOE
More than 250 people attended the Bulloch County Board of Education’s regularly scheduled meeting December 5, for an opportunity to speak about how they feel educators should be able to express their faith within a public school environment. Of those in attendance, 18 people shared their opinions publicly.
Christmas & Holiday Traditions Alive at Brooklet Elementary
Brooklet Elementary School’s (BES) holiday traditions and especially those of Christmas are alive and well,” said BES Principal Marlin Baker. Bulloch County Schools nor BES’s administrators have not, nor do they plan to remove any student’s learning experiences about Christmas or any other seasonal holiday.
BOE Discusses Religious Expression During Called Session
The Bulloch County Board of Education met in a called session on Monday, December 2, 12:00 noon, at the William James Education Complex (WJEC) in Statesboro. The meeting was called by Superintendent of Schools Charles G. Wilson, Jr., to give Board members an opportunity to openly discuss and give input into a statement for school system employees concerning religious expression.
Bulloch County Schools Holiday Events 2013
Bulloch County Schools serves children whose families come from 17 different countries. More than 24 different languages are now spoken across our 15 campuses. With such a treasure of international diversity in our classrooms, it makes the cultural customs from different countries even more meaningful to learn about.
Throughout the year, our fine arts, language arts, foreign language and social studies teachers teach students about the contributions and influence of other cultures on the fields of music, art, drama, and literature. This is true during the holidays as well as children learn about the traditions of holidays like Christmas, Kwanzaa, and Hanukkah. We invite you to enjoy the sights and sounds of this holiday season. These are our upcoming events this season. We hope you will enjoy them with your family.
Local Teacher Part of Critical Issues Forum on Common Core
Georgia Teacher of the Year Jemelleh Coes, of Langston Chapel Middle School, who was Bulloch County's 2014 Teacher of the Year, was part of a distinguished panel of speakers during the Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education's Critical Issues Forum on Common Core. Click Here for a video of the forum.
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