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AR CELEBRATION
FIRST NINE WEEKS ACCELERATED READER CELEBRATION

Students at Sumter County Primary School recently participated in the first nine weeks Accelerated Reader celebration, Read for a Treat. Students dressed up and visited Sumter County Schools Central Office for trick-or-treating. The students then returned to school for a pizza picnic.

Wed Nov 09 01:47 PM

PUMPKINS IN PRE-K
PUMPKINS IN PRE-K

Pre-K students at Sumter County Primary School in Mrs. Cynthia Bittle and Ms. Laquinitha Williams’ class were scientist. The students carved the pumpkins and dug the seeds and the guts out. They also discussed how the inside of the pumpkin felt and agreed it was wet and slimy. The next day the students put on their safety glasses and did an experiment by mixing baking soda and vinegar to make a pumpkin volcano.

Mon Nov 07 10:35 AM

PUMPKIN PATCH IN PRE-K
PUMPKIN PATCH IN PRE-K

Students from Sumter County Primary School in Mrs. Weaver and Ms. Berryhill’s Pre-K class learned with pumpkins by measuring them, completing a float/sink pumpkin experiment, and carving a class pumpkin. Students also learned about money and discussed the shape and color. They practiced identifying the numbers on the money. Next, the class went shopping at Mrs. Weaver and Ms. Berryhill’s Pumpkin Patch. Students picked out their pumpkin and paid Ms. Berryhill. She put the money in the class cash register. Students were then able to decorate the pumpkin they purchased using markers and stickers.

Mon Nov 07 10:32 AM

RED RIBBON WEEK
RED RIBBON WEEK

Sumter County Primary School recently participated in Red Ribbon Week. The theme was “Celebrate Life. Live Drug Free.” Students learned how to say “NO” to drugs and gained awareness by dressing up to a theme each day. Sheriff Eric Bryant also made a guest appearance on the morning show and spoke to the students about the importance of not using drugs and alcohol and making good choices.

Mon Nov 07 10:30 AM

FAMILY FALL LITERACY NIGHT
FAMILY FALL LITERACY NIGHT

Family Fall Literacy Night was recently held at Sumter County Primary School for students and their families. Families played fun educational games and used resources provided to learn how reading standards are taught in the classroom. Through hands-on learning, parents also received tips and tricks to use at home to help motivate their child to read. Free books were also given out to the students.

Mon Nov 07 10:27 AM

NATIONAL SCHOOL BUS SAFETY WEEK
NATIONAL SCHOOL BUS SAFETY WEEK

Sumter County Primary School recently observed National School Bus Safety Week and thanked the bus drivers for taking care of our students every morning and afternoon with a biscuit breakfast.

Mon Nov 07 10:23 AM

HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH
HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH

Sumter County Primary School recently observed Hispanic Heritage Month by celebrating the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Central and South America. There were several theme days that students enjoyed including Vaquero Day, Jersey Day, Highlight Hispanic Heritage Day, Flag Day, and Latinos in Action Day.

Mon Nov 07 10:14 AM

TOTY
DISTRICT TEACHER OF THE YEAR

Sumter County Primary School would like to congratulate kindergarten teacher Mrs. Melissa Oliver for being named the 2022-2023 Sumter County Schools District Teacher of the Year. She will represent our school district at the state level.

Mon Nov 07 10:11 AM

GA POWER READS TO PRE-K
GA POWER READS TO PRE-K

A representative from Georgia Power, Mrs. Gordon, recently enjoyed reading to Pre-K students at Sumter County Primary School. The students had fun hearing a fun story from their visitor, and especially loved the brand-new set of colored pencils they each received as a gift from Georgia Power.

Mon Nov 07 10:07 AM

GA PRE-K WEEK
GA PRE-K WEEK

Pre-K students at Sumter County Primary School celebrated Georgia Pre-K Week October 3 – 7. This special week is held every year to raise awareness of the importance of quality early childhood education. GA Pre-K has touched the lives of approximately 1.6 million children. During the week students participated in the following dress up days: Career Day, Hat Day, Wacky Wednesday, and GA Day. School and community leaders including Sumter County Schools Superintendent, Mr. Walter Knighton, Sumter County Schools Associate Superintendent Kimothy Hadley, City of Americus Mayor Lee Kinnamon, Sheriff Eric Bryant, and City of Americus Manager Diadra Powell also visited the classrooms and read to the students.

Mon Nov 07 09:57 AM