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M. Ann Levett, Ed.D.
Superintendent of Schools

Savannah-Chatham Co.
Public School System

208 Bull Street
Savannah, GA 31401
(912) 395-5600

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208 Bull Street
(Admin. Offices)

2 Laura Avenue
(Board Meetings)

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Archived News Items


SCCPSS believes in ongoing stakeholder communication and continuous improvement for all schools. Please take a moment to fill out our brief survey and provide valued feedback.
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12/11/2017 12:00 AM

2017 Memorial Health Holiday Classic

2017 Memorial Health Holiday Classic to Tip Off Friday, December 15, 2017. Forty girls and boys teams from throughout Georgia, Florida and South Carolina will compete!
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12/5/2017 12:00 AM

Make-up Days Approved

The Board approved three make-up days due to lost instructional time associated with Hurricane Irma.
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11/29/2017 12:00 AM

Garrison Performance Hall Named

The Garrison Performance Hall will be known as the "Yamacraw Center for the Performing Arts."
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10/4/2017 12:00 AM

SCCPSS Receives County Proclamation

SCCPSS Receives County Proclamation for Attendance Awareness Month!
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8/22/2017 12:00 AM

No School for Students August 21

There will be no school for students on Monday, August 21, 2017, as a result of conditions associated with the Total Solar Eclipse.
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8/6/2017 12:00 AM

New May Howard Completed

Another ESPLOST Funded project is finalized and ready for the new school year.
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7/28/2017 12:00 AM

Humanities at Low Ribbon Cutting

The community gathered to witness the ribbon cutting at the new School of Humanities at Juliette Gordon Low Elementary School on Wednesday.
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7/24/2017 12:00 AM

ESPLOST II Funded Project Completed

Many gathered to celebrate the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at the New Haven Elementary School
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7/21/2017 12:00 AM

Summer 100 Scholarship Application

Students may qualify for a limited number of camp scholarships through the City of Savannah to participate at a SCCPSS CTAE Summer Camp. Priority will be given to children who live in the City of Savannah. Deadline: May 12, 2017
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7/6/2017 12:00 AM

Summer Registration Sessions Planned

Sessions scheduled assist families with summer registration and new residency affidavit process.
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6/12/2017 12:00 AM

Superintendent Takes Oath of Office

Dr. Ann Levett took the oath of office to become the new superintendent of the Savannah-Chatham County Public School System.
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5/29/2017 12:00 AM

Graduation 2017

Congratulations to the Class of 2017! We are proud of our graduates and invite you to the 2017 Graduation Ceremonies.
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5/8/2017 12:00 AM

Medical Preceptorship Ceremony

Eleven high school students participated in the Medical Preceptorship Program.
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5/5/2017 12:00 AM

Bruccoleri Named 2018 ISPY

Marlowe Bruccoleri is an Administrative Secretary at Heard Elementary.
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4/26/2017 12:00 AM

Family Engagement Day 2017

SCCPSS will host the 3rd Annual Family Engagement Day at Johnson High School this month.
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4/3/2017 12:00 AM

Superintendent Search

The Board of Public Education is currently taking applications for the position of School Superintendent.
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3/22/2017 12:00 AM

Savannah-Chatham County Spelling Bee

Garrison student wins Savannah-Chatham County Spelling Bee. Bryan Jung Kim will move on to the District spelling bee later this month.
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3/6/2017 12:00 AM

2017 Oath of Office

Re-elected School Board Members take 2017 Oath of Office
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3/6/2017 12:00 AM

Living Legends

Current and former SCCPSS athletes honored at Living Legends event.
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3/6/2017 12:00 AM

National Blue Ribbon Designation

Jacob G. Smith Elementary Celebrates National Blue Ribbon Designation!
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3/6/2017 12:00 AM

Gadsden and MLK Observance

Gadsden and MLK Observance Day Association Literacy Partnership.
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3/6/2017 12:00 AM

Financial Aid Workshop

District staff will assist parents of graduating senior with the FAFSA application process.
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  • 2017 Oath of Office
  • 3/1/2017 12:00 AM

    Massie Heritage exhibit

    The Massie Heritage Center opened an exhibit called Enslavement to Emancipation: the Struggle for Education.
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    2/27/2017 12:00 AM

    2018 SCCPSS Teacher of the Year

    Cindy Jeffries Announced as 2018 SCCPSS Teacher of the Year!
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    2/17/2017 12:00 AM

    Choice Programs Applications

    SCCPSS Choice Programs Application Process Opens Saturday. Application window closes February 3rd
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    2/2/2017 12:00 AM

    Innovative Educator

    Island High’s Megan Heberle is the SCCPSS Innovative Educator for December.
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    12/19/2016 12:00 AM

    Annual Student Success Expo

    Annual Student Success Expo set to take over the Savannah Mall on January 7th! Registration for district Choice programs begins that day.
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    12/12/2016 12:00 AM

    Memorial Health Holiday Classic 2016

    Don’t miss the Memorial Health Holiday Classic Basketball Tournament presented in partnership with Savannah-Chatham County Public Schools!
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    12/5/2016 12:00 AM

    Graduation Rate Continues to Rise

    SCCPSS Graduation Rate Continues to Rise.Preliminary numbers show the district once again surpassing the state rate and equaling the most recently promoted all-time high for the national rate as well.
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    10/31/2016 12:00 AM

    Lights On Afterschool Rally

    SCCPSS hosted the largest “Lights On Afterschool Rally” in the state of Georgia last week.
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    10/24/2016 12:00 AM

    National Blue Ribbon School

    Jacob G. Smith Elementary is the second SCCPSS school to be named a National Blue Ribbon school!
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    10/24/2016 12:00 AM

    State leaders seeking feedback

    State leaders are seeking feedback on the Every Student Succeeds Act plan. An online survey is being used to gather information in addition to regional public meetings.
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    10/24/2016 12:00 AM

    Golden Radish Award

    Savannah-Chatham Schools Receive Golden Radish Award for Farm to School Efforts.
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    10/21/2016 12:00 AM

    Lights On Afterschool Rally

    SCCPSS “Lights On Afterschool Rally” to Take Place Wednesday at Grayson Stadium.
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    10/12/2016 12:00 AM

    Partners with Communities in School

    SCCPSS Partners with Communities in Schools to Support Students Affected by Hurricane Matthew.
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    10/10/2016 12:00 AM

    REACH Georgia Statewide Signing Day

    Five SCCPSS middle school students sign REACH Georgia Contracts.
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    9/19/2016 12:00 AM

    September is Attendance Awareness Month

    September is Attendance Awareness Month. A study on school attendance shows it is essential to both student achievement and graduation.
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    9/12/2016 12:00 AM

    State’s Parent Advisory Council

    SCCPSS represented on state’s Parent Advisory Council. Three SCCPSS parents will serve on State School Superintendent Richard Woods Parent Advisory Council this school year.
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    9/9/2016 12:00 AM

    Flag of Learning and Liberty

    Mrs. Amanda Hallman, the 2017 SCCPSS Teacher of the Year, was honored in a ceremony that would raise the Flag of Learning and Liberty at her school.
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    8/24/2016 12:00 AM

    SCCPSS Nutrition Regional Winners

    SCCPSS Nutrition Services are USDA Southeast Regional Winners
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    8/17/2016 12:00 AM

    Ribbon Cutting Hubert Middle School

    Ribbon cut for opening of new Food Court style cafeteria at Hubert Middle School.
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    8/17/2016 12:00 AM

    Ribbon Cutting at Brock

    Students in West Savannah and members of Otis J. Brock, III’s family help cut the ribbon on the new school facility dedicated in his name.
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    8/10/2016 12:00 AM

    SCCPSS Communications staff recognition

    SCCPSS Communications staff receives recognition for publications.
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    8/10/2016 12:00 AM

    Beach High Athletic Complex

    Beach High School dedicates athletic complex to Coach Russell Ellington.
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    7/29/2016 12:00 AM

    New Spencer Elementary School

    In another ESPLOST funded project, a groundbreaking ceremony was recently held to mark the start of construction for the new Spencer Elementary School.
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    7/25/2016 12:00 AM

    What is the Opportunity School District?

    A proposed constitutional amendment would allow the state to take over schools that have scored 60 or below on Georgia’s College and Career Readiness Index for three consecutive years.
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    6/20/2016 12:00 AM

    Co-Teaching is used at all grade levels and in all schools in the District.  It pairs a General Education teacher and Special Education teacher to work in the same classroom for the benefit of all children.


    6/2/2016 12:00 AM

    Addition to Woodville Tompkins

    ESPLOST Funded Addition to Woodville Tompkins. A groundbreaking ceremony was recently held to celebrate the ESPLOST funded Tech Lab addition at Woodville Tompkins High School.
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    5/17/2016 12:00 AM


    GMAS requirements waived for promotion/retention in 2016.


    5/10/2016 12:00 AM

    Garrison Performing Arts Center

    On May 12, 2016, district officials, school staff, and students gathered to celebrate the beginning of construction for the Garrison K8 Performing Arts Center Groundbreaking Ceremony.
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    5/10/2016 12:00 AM

    New Low Elementary

    ESPLOST Funded New Low Elementary. In another ESPLOST funded project, a groundbreaking ceremony was recently held to mark the start of construction for the new Low Elementary School
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    4/27/2016 12:00 AM

    Summer reading is a key component to the continued academic success for all students. Reading supports vocabulary growth, comprehension and problem solving.


    4/15/2016 12:00 AM

    Award From Red Cross

    West Chatham Middle School Receives Awards From Red Cross. West Chatham raises over $4,000 for the Dollars for Disaster Campaign.
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    4/11/2016 12:00 AM

    Second Family Involvement Day

    Second Family Involvement Day A Success. SCCPSS brings communities together for Family Involvement Day.
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    4/8/2016 12:00 AM

    Innovative Educator: Mrs. Sharon Cunningham
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    3/31/2016 2:15 PM

    County Proclamation

    SCCPSS Receives County Proclamation for Family Involvement Day.
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    3/30/2016 12:00 AM

    Early College Student Named Gates Millennium Scholar Finalist. Just a month after being named a U.S. Presidential Scholar candidate, Tylanna Baker is named a finalist for another big award.
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    3/15/2016 3:00 PM

    The Savannah-Chatham County Public School System is excited to transition to a District-Run Pupil Transportation Program!  The current service provider, MV Reliant, will continue services through the end of this school year.



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    3/7/2016 12:00 AM

    Megagenesis X- Savannah

    College and Career Fair. Don't miss Megagenesis X- Savannah, February 27th at Johnson High.
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    2/6/2016 12:00 AM

    ESPLOST II Funded Project Underway

    Many gathered to celebrate the beginning of construction at May Howard Elementary School.
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    2/4/2016 12:00 AM

    Annual Chatham County Spelling Bee

    On Monday, February 2nd, 40 of Savannah-Chatham's top spellers competed in the annual Chatham County Spelling Bee.
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    2/1/2016 12:00 AM

    Dollars for Disaster Week Kicks Off

    Dollars for Disaster Week Kicks Off. Schools across the district team up with Dominos and the Red Cross to help families in need.
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    1/20/2016 12:00 AM

    SCCPSS Staff Train on Broadcast Equipment

    Sixteen SCCPSS schools received grants of $25,000 each to purchase new state-of-the-art audio/video production equipment.
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    1/15/2016 12:00 AM

    Farm to Schools

    SCCPSS Honored at State Capitol for Farm to School Achievements. Savannah-Chatham County Public School System was recognized with the Golden Radish Award, a prestigious state-wide farm to school distinction.
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    1/11/2016 12:00 AM

    Student Success Expo Set For Saturday!

    Join us for the 7th Annual Student Success Expo and STEM Festival on Saturday, January 9, 2016 at the Savannah Mall from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
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    1/7/2016 12:00 AM

    Interested in Enrolling your Child in a Specialty Program?

    SCCPSS Specialty Program open houses and registration begins this week.
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    1/5/2016 12:00 AM

    City and SCCPSS Expand After School Programs

    A Memorandum of Understanding was signed Tuesday by Schools Superintendent Dr. Thomas Lockamy and Savannah Mayor Edna Jackson.
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    12/11/2015 12:00 AM

    2015 Holiday Classic

    2015 Memorial Health Holiday Classic. High School Basketball Action is Set to Tip-Off On December 18th.
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    12/7/2015 12:00 AM

    GMAS Resources

    The GMAS is Georgia’s new test that measures student performance relative to the state standards in language arts, math, science, and social studies. It replaced the former CRCT for students in grades 3-8, and the former EOCT for students taking designated high school courses.
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    12/7/2015 12:00 AM

    Helping Families In Need

    SCCPSS Students And Staff Help Families In Need. Students and Staff at schools across the District have collected hundreds of canned and dried goods to help fellow SCCPSS families enjoy a Thanksgiving meal.
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    11/23/2015 12:00 AM

    Savannah Children’s Book Festival

    SCCPSS at the Savannah Children’s Book Festival. Students and staff of Savannah-Chatham County Public Schools enjoyed the 12th Annual Savannah Children’s Book Festival in Forsyth Park on Saturday. Children created bookmarks at the annual celebration of reading.
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    11/17/2015 12:00 AM

    Type 1 Diabetes Awareness

    SCCPSS Announces Official Type 1 Diabetes Awareness Partnership with JDRF and Memorial Health.
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    11/16/2015 12:00 AM

    Deep Center At The White House

    SCCPSS Student Shares Experience With Deep Center At The White House. Savannah-Chatham County Public School student Andre Massey Jr. and Savannah’s Deep Center Inc.'s Young Author Project were honored Tuesday at the White House.
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    11/16/2015 12:00 AM

    National Blue Ribbon School

    Students and staff at the Esther F. Garrison School of Visual and Performing Arts celebrated Friday as the National Blue Ribbon Flag was raised over the school for the first time. The flag signifies a major accomplishment for the young school and it’s leadership.
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    11/11/2015 12:00 AM

    21st Century LC Lights On Afterschool

    The SCCPSS 21st Century Community Learning Centers Celebrated the 16th annual Lights on Afterschool event in Savannah on October 22,2015
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    10/19/2015 12:00 AM

    2017 Teacher of the Year Finalists

    Five finalists have been announced in the 2017 Teacher of the Year program. One of these individuals will be named the next Teacher of the Year and will continue in state competition!
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    10/15/2015 12:00 AM

    Georgia Parent Survey

    It's time for the Georgia Department of Education Parent School Climate Survey! The anonymous online survey seeks feedback on the quality and character of school life.
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    10/6/2015 12:00 AM

    Teacher of the Year Flag Raising

    District and State Teacher of the Year Ernie Lee Honored at Flag Raising Ceremony.
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    10/2/2015 12:00 AM

    ESPLOST Funded Addition to Hubert

    A new multi-million dollar ESPLOST funded project will be the first middle school food court style cafeteria in the district!. A groundbreaking ceremony was recently held to celebrate this achievement.
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    9/23/2015 12:00 AM

    SCCPSS Hosts Statewide REACH Signing Day

    Five middle school students sign on to Governor Deal’s scholarship program to encourage academic success.
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    9/23/2015 12:00 AM

    Early Learning Focus

    SCCPSS celebrates the facility modifications and curriculum focus to support early childhood learning at the Port Wentworth Premiere Early Learning Center.
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    9/16/2015 12:00 AM

    Garrison PTA Award

    Garrison Receives National Honor - Garrison was recently named a National PTA School of Excellence!
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    9/14/2015 12:00 AM

    Principal Steve Derr Wins Prestigious 2015 Award

    Mr. Steve Derr received the 2015 Individual Merit Award from the Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities. For more information,
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    8/28/2015 12:00 AM

    Consolidated Stops Transportation Plan

    The School District is seeking to improve transportation efficiencies for students enrolled in a Specialty or Charter School that would involve centralized drop off/pick up locations starting in the 2016-17 School Year. Please review the proposal and give us your input.
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    8/20/2015 12:00 AM

    Georgia Education Administrator of the Year

    Dr. Lewis was named the 2015 Georgia Administrator of the Year for the Georgia Association for Career, Technical, and Agricultural Education! Additionally, she was honored as the 2015 Georgia Administrator of the Year for the Georgia Affiliate for Engineering & Technology Education.
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    8/6/2015 12:00 AM

    ESPLOST funded new Isle of Hope K-8

    A new multi-million dollar ESPLOST funded facility will welcome students of Isle of Hope K-8 this year. An official ribbon cutting ceremony was recently held to celebrate this achievement.
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    7/30/2015 12:00 AM

    ESPLOST funded new Hesse K-8

    In another ESPLOST funded project the new Hesse K-8 officially opens to welcome students to a brand new multi-million dollar facility.
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    7/29/2015 12:00 AM

    New Rice Creek School Facility

    Many gathered to celebrate the completion of the new Rice Creek School facility.
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    7/26/2015 12:00 AM

    21st Century Awarded Grant

    SCCPSS Awarded $1.75 Million Grant for 21st Century Community Learning Centers.
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    7/16/2015 12:00 AM

    SCCPSS Police Dept Ceremony

    The Savannah-Chatham County Public School System Police Department along with Police Chief Terry L. Enoch held a promotional and retirement ceremony on July 10, 2015 at Johnson High School.
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    7/7/2015 12:00 AM

    New Otis J. Brock

    Many gathered to celebrate the beginning of construction for the new Otis J. Brock, III Elementary School facility
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    6/29/2015 12:00 AM

    Online Registration

    The Savannah-Chatham County Public School System is offering online registration for all students new to the district or returning students who have relocated within the district. Register your child before students return to class on Thursday, August 6, 2015.
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    6/19/2015 12:00 AM

    2015 Graduation

    Congratulations to the Class of 2015! We are proud of our graduates and invite you to re-live those exciting moments from our 2015 Graduation Ceremonies.
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    6/12/2015 12:00 AM

    Superintendent’s Student of the Month

    The Superintendent’s Student of the Month for May was recently recognized by the Board of Education for his outstanding accomplishments. Congratulations Jamarion Salley.
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    6/12/2015 12:00 AM

    SCCPSS FY 2016 Budget

    We invite you to learn more about the SCCPSS budget process. Our Budget Briefs will help you understand the development process, provide input, and gain an understanding of key financial issues.
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    6/11/2015 12:00 AM

    Summer Camps

    Information about review, acceleration, and enrichment classes and camps offered by the Savannah-Chatham County Public School System.
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    6/11/2015 12:00 AM

    Back To School 2015

    Students return to class on Thursday, August 6, 2015. Visit our Back to School page for Open House Dates, School Supply Lists, Bell Times and much more.
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    6/10/2015 12:00 AM
    Parent Resources

    Parent Resources

    We invite you to visit our Parent Resources page. You'll find a wealth of excellent information that will help your child receive the highest quality education from Savannah-Chatham County Public Schools.
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    6/1/2015 12:00 AM


    See how the power of pennies is having a positive impact throughout the Savannah-Chatham County Public School System. For valuable information including the project list, schedules, and regularly updated announcements...
    » Please visit our ESPLOST 2 web page.

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