District Graduation Rate Improves for 5th Consecutive Year

Columbus, GA- According to a recent release from the Georgia Department of Education (GaDOE), the Muscogee County School District (MCSD) has increased its graduation rate to 88.9 percent, an increase of 1.1 points year-over-year, from 87.8 percent. This marks the fifth consecutive year of increase for the District, whose rate has increased by 2.8 percentage points over the last three years.

“We are very pleased with our district’s sustained improvement on this important performance metric, which continues to outpace both the state and national averages. We can attribute this achievement… Read Full Article

Georgetown Elementary and Reese Road Leadership Academy Named National PTA Schools of Excellence

Columbus, GA—Two District schools were recently designated as 2018-2020 National Parent Teacher Association (PTA) Schools of Excellence. Georgetown Elementary and Reese Road Leadership Academy were announced as honorees by the National PTA in August, making them two of only eighteen schools in the state to be designated for this achievement. This year marked Georgetown Elementary’s second time being honored as a PTA School Excellence. Both schools were recognized during the Muscogee County School Board’s voting session on September 17, 2018 for their achievements. Each school displayed a… Read Full Article

Upcoming Events

September 21 - October 13
Fri
4:00 PM - District Honor Orchestra Rehearsal
Sat
8:00 AM - District Honor Orchestra Rehearsals
Sat
3:30 PM - District Honor Orchestra Concert
Sep 26
4:00 PM - Governor's Honors Program Local Auditions
Oct 6
8:30 AM - New Teacher Fall Summit The New Teacher Summit is an event created by Teaching and Learning with the assistance of Human Resources for teachers new to teaching in Muscogee County School District. The summit will include a Fall and Winter event providing teachers with the opportunity to network and collaborate with their peers and build additional skills and strategies for their instructional toolbox . The Fall summit will cover the below topics: • Progress Monitoring • Differentiation (in content) • District Content Resources The New Teacher Fall Summit will be held on Saturday, October 6, 2018 at Veterans Memorial Middle School from 8:30AM – 11:30AM.
Oct 8
Staff Professional Development Day (No school for students)
Oct 8
5:00 PM - Board Meeting Work Session
Oct 11
End of 1st nine weeks
Oct 13
7:00 AM - Lighthouse Brigade JROTC Area 5 Drill Meet Competition is based on armed (with dummy rifle) and unarmed regulation and exhibition marching drill sequences and demonstrations at the squad and platoon level, male and female categories, between 15 JROTC schools in western Georgia and Eastern Alabama. Awards are presented to the Top 3 schools in each competitive category.
Oct 13
8:00 AM - All-State Orchestra Auditions

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