MCSD News

  • November - 2019
  • 15
    Jasmine Agyemang

    The Georgia Department of Education (GaDOE) has announced that MCSD was one of 34 schools awarded the CS4GA Computer Science Capacity Grant in the amount of $25,000.

    Computer science has become a high-demand career across multiple industries and includes skills all students need to learn. This grant will provide funding for teachers to participate in professional learning opportunities, including credential programs.

    The purpose of the grant is to support students that are traditionally missing from computer science classes and ultimately all students in Georgia. Districts serving a high number of underrepresented students were given priority in the grant solicitation. The Muscogee County School District was awarded the maximum grant amount.

    This Computer Science Capacity grant is part of CS4GA – an initiative focused on making Georgia a national leader in the computer science movement by developing and delivering high-quality courses, resources and professional learning, increasing the number of CS endorsements held by educators, and expanding the integration of CS throughout the K-12 curriculum.

  • 15
    Mercedes Parham

    If you missed the E-SPLOST Listening Tour, you can access the presentation here: http://bit.ly/esplosttour

    FAQs

    What is the five-year projection for collections based on?

    It is based on previous history with collected sales tax revenue.

    What is the E-SPLOST rate?

    A one-cent sales tax.

    Columbus is now at an eight-percent sales tax rate. Will an E-SPLOST increase the sales tax to nine percent?

    We are not proposing an increase to the sales tax rate. We are asking for a continuation of the E-SPLOST which has been passed in 1997, 2003, 2009, and 2015.

    Are there any scheduled sales for surplus/life-cycled equipment and furniture?

    Yes, we are presenting those items to the Board of Education monthly.

    How will expenditures be tracked? Annual state audit or citizens panel?

    The E-SPLOST expenditures are tracked by both. The District is reviewed annually by auditors and a citizens review committee?

    With the improvement for the STEAM center, will it a section for parents and grandparents to use it?

    It is our plan that parts of the STEAM center are dedicated for community use to include students, parents, grandparents, etc.

    Will both Dawson and St. Mary's elementary schools be demolished?

    No. The schools will be consolidation into one location. Once the new school is built the use of the buildings will be redetermined.

    Where is the potential location for the consolidation of Dawson and St. Mary's elementary schools?

    On the grounds of the current Dawson Elementary. We have 25 acres available on those grounds.

    How will the consolidation of Dawson and St. Mary's impact traffic, roadways, and neighborhoods?

    To avoid issues, we will request a longer turning late entering Northstar Drive. For St. Mary's, this will be an improvement. Right now, the school is very close to the street which negatively impacts traffic.

    Where is Georgetown Elementary School on the roofing and HVAC list?

    They are included under the renovations list under "Support to Learn."

    Will will the proposed projects address traffic flow at Kendrick High School and Georgetown Elementary School?

    We cannot provide in-depth insight on traffic patterns. However, we hope that by adding a covered drop-off area, it will alleviate some of those concerns.

    Will this address the Carver retaining wall area concerns with bushes and trees overgrowing?

    We have a maintenance plan with the City. There has been no concern raised with the described wall.

    What security changes does the plan include? Does it include cameras and personnel?

    E-SPLOST funds cannot be used for personnel. We have included items such as cameras for campus security upgrades/enhancements.

    How much of the safety and security money will you use use for multi-agency active shooter training?

    E-SPLOST funds cannot support that specifically, but we currently work with public safety agencies across the state to address active shooter training among other campus safety and security threats.

    Will the old North Columbus Library remain and second location be constructed or will it be eliminated? What will the new library house?

    An alternate location will be named while the new location will be constructed. The old location will be eligible for resale. The new library will provide more space for meeting rooms, upgraded technology, and parking. Several items are still being determined.

    Was there consideration given to the economic impact building a North Columbus library will have long-term on South Columbus?

    Yes. There is a dedicated South Columbus Library branch on South Lumpkin Road.

    Will the library hours of operation increase for Friday and Saturday with a new library?

    That is being considered.

    Will we ever return to reusable dishes for school nutrition? There is too much garbage.

    All of the items used are recyclable materials. We ensure those items are recycled.

    How will need be decided for schools with the band and orchestra instruments?

    We will conduct a needs-assessment survey for school administrators.

    Will there be seat belts on the new buses?

    That has not yet been determined by the manufacturers; several studies are ongoing to declare what is safest.

    Which of our elementary schools are there below full-time equivalency (FTE)? Can we rezone any of those schools?

    Davis, Dawson, Downtown, Forrest Road, Fox, Johnson, Key, Lonnie Jackson, River Road, and Wynnton. We are more focused on that potential down that road as part of right-sizing the District. The project listed focuses on consolidation in a specific area.

  • 15
    Jasmine Agyemang

    Sixteen Columbus State University College of Education and Health Professions graduates signed their teaching contracts with the Muscogee County School District.

    As part of a long-standing partnership with CSU, teaching contracts with MCSD are guaranteed to all CSU College of Education and Health Professions graduates who meet the necessary requirements.

    The following graduates received an offer of employment with the District:

    Name

    Degree Field

    Recommendation for Hire

    Sarah Banks

    Special Education

    Spencer High

    Kasey Cannon

    Secondary English

    Richards Middle

    Avery Carroll

    Secondary History

    Richards Middle

    Daniel Collins

    Secondary Math

    Northside High

    Haley Craft

    Early Childhood Education

    Wesley Heights Elementary

    Meredith Donovan

    Secondary History

    Pending recommendation

    Tanner East

    Special Education

    Richards Middle

    Chase Freeman

    Special Education

    Richards Middle

    Ragan Greathouse

    Early Childhood Education

    Fox Elementary

    Anthony Kennebrew

    Early Childhood Education

    Georgetown Elementary

    Loralee Kennedy

    Special Education

    Gentian Elementary

    Katherine Maddox

    Early Childhood Education

    Pending recommendation

    Katia Roberts

    MG ELA/Math

    Rothschild Leadership Academy

    Shelby Smith

    Early Childhood Education

    Fox Elementary

    Amy Starling

    Secondary Math

    Jordan High

    Josh Tracy

    Secondary Math

    Shaw High



    Congratulations, and welcome to the Muscogee County School District!


  • October - 2019
  • 30
    Mercedes C Parham

    Columbus, GA- The 2019 American College Test (ACT) composite and subject results for the Muscogee County School District mark the highest set of scores for the District to date. The ACT is a college admissions test, administered by a non-profit organization, which measures English, Math, Reading, and Science to determine academic readiness for college.

    “It is gratifying to report our continued progress toward all-time highs, on our composite score and in the areas of Reading and English, while also continuing to close the gap with the state average. Although our number of test-takers for the ACT declined slightly this year, more students pursued the SAT. With that in mind, we will continue to offer challenging coursework and support to ensure our students have the best opportunities for success on these assessments,” said Dr. David Lewis, Superintendent of Education.

    Muscogee County School District ACT Reasoning Test
    FIVE-YEAR TREND



    2015

    2016

    2017

    2018

    2019

    Total Tested

    839

    908

    857



    902

    843

    Number of students Enrolled (from FTE 1)

    2171

    2083

    2006

    2061

    2053

    Percentage of Students Tested

    39%

    44%

    43%

    44%

    41%



    MEAN SCORES
    READING


    Group

    2015

    2016

    2017



    2018

    2019

    Nation

    21.4

    21.3



    21.4

    21.3

    21.2

    Georgia

    21.6

    21.8

    22.0



    22.1

    22.2

    MCSD

    19.6

    19.9

    20.2

    20.0

    20.7



    ENGLISH
    Group

    2015

    2016

    2017



    2018

    2019

    Nation

    20.4

    20.1



    20.3

    20.2

    20.1

    Georgia

    20.6

    20.7

    21.0





    20.9

    20.9

    MCSD

    18.4

    18.7

    18.9

    18.6

    19.0



    MATH
    Group

    2015

    2016

    2017



    2018

    2019

    Nation

    20.8

    20.6



    20.7

    20.5

    20.4

    Georgia

    20.5

    20.6

    20.9

    20.7

    20.7

    MCSD

    18.8

    19.2

    19.5

    19.0

    19.1



    SCIENCE
    Group

    2015

    2016

    2017



    2018

    2019

    Nation

    20.9

    20.8

    21.0

    20.7

    20.6

    Georgia

    20.9

    21.0

    21.3

    21.2

    21.2

    MCSD

    18.8

    19.4

    19.6

    19.4

    19.6



    COMPOSITE

    Group

    2015

    2016

    2017



    2018

    2019

    Nation

    21.0

    20.8

    21.0

    20.8

    20.7

    Georgia

    21.0

    21.1

    21.4

    21.4

    21.4

    MCSD

    19.0

    19.4

    19.7

    19.4

    19.8



    The mission of the Muscogee County School District is to inspire and equip all students to achieve unlimited potential. For more information, please contact the Office of Communications at 706.748.2034 or communications@muscogee.k12.ga.us.

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  • 25
    Mercedes C Parham

    Columbus, GA- The 2019 College and Career Ready Performance Index (CCRPI) and School Climate Star Ratings were recently released in an announcement by the Georgia Department of Education (GaDOE). The 2019 results represent the second year of the recently revised CCRPI framework.

    College and Career Ready Performance Index (CCRPI)

    The CCRPI is Georgia’s statewide accountability measurement, as required by the federal Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), provides information on how well schools are performing. The recently revised CCRPI utilizes multiple factors including graduation rate, performance on standardized tests, student attendance, academic growth, and success in closing student performance gaps. Overall scores for schools and the district level are made up of four to five major areas: Content Mastery, Progress, Closing Gaps, College Career Readiness, and Graduation Rate (high school only).

    The 2019 results represent the second year the revised CCRPI system has been implemented. 2019 and 2018 CCRPI scores are directly comparable. Scores from prior years are not comparable because the state made improvements to the CCRPI calculation as part of its State ESSA Plan. The 2018 CCRPI was the first to use the new calculation.

    CCRPI highlights

    • The District’s overall score on the 2019 CCRPI was 74.2, an increase in 2.5 percentage points from the 2018 CCPRI score.
    • Thirty four (62 percent) of the District’s 55 schools and programs increased their CCRPI scores.
    • Fourteen District schools and programs realized double digit increases: Davis, Dawson, Dorothy Height, Eagle Ridge, Johnson, Martin Luther King Jr., River Road, Wynnton, Aaron Cohn, Blackmon Road, Arnold, Rothschild, and Rainey-McCullers.

    District CCRPI

    2018

    2019

    State

    76.6

    75.9

    MCSD

    71.7

    74.2

    Elementary CCRPI





    State

    77.8

    77.1

    MCSD

    72.8

    73.0

    Middle CCRPI





    State

    76.2

    72.1

    MCSD

    68.0

    73.4

    High CCRPI





    State

    75.3

    77.0

    MCSD

    72.6

    77.1



    Elementary Schools

    2018

    2019

    Allen

    65.4

    66.0

    Blanchard

    73.9

    72.8

    Brewer

    50.7

    54.0

    Britt David Magnet Academy

    96.5

    95.4

    Clubview

    83.3

    85.2

    Davis

    51.5

    64.3

    Dawson

    52.1

    64.8

    Dimon

    67.0

    57.7

    Dorothy Height

    47.0

    61.6

    Double Churches

    86.1

    67.0

    Downtown Magnet Academy

    76.0

    81.3

    Eagle Ridge

    77.8

    88.5

    Forrest Road

    69.3

    70.0

    Fox

    56.7

    61.1

    Gentian

    75.2

    71.5

    Georgetown

    56.6

    58.4

    Hannan Magnet Academy

    69.7

    65.8

    Johnson

    67.1

    78.8

    Key

    63.4

    66.3

    Lonnie Jackson Academy

    69.1

    76.9

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

    45.8

    65.9

    Mathews

    86.1

    93.6

    Midland Academy

    75.6

    80.7

    North Columbus

    75.9

    80.9

    Reese Road Leadership Academy

    61.3

    67.3

    Rigdon Road

    70.7

    55.1

    River Road

    60.6

    70.9

    South Columbus

    73.0

    70.6

    St. Mary's Magnet Academy

    73.4

    51.9

    Waddell

    69.6

    73.9

    Wesley Heights

    64.4

    54.0

    Wynnton

    63.7

    76.9



    Middle Schools

    2018

    2019

    Aaron Cohn

    79.8

    93.8

    Arnold

    55.0

    66.7

    Baker

    58.1

    47.8

    Blackmon Road

    79.5

    89.7

    Double Churches

    64.1

    60.0

    East Columbus

    62.9

    60.5

    Eddy

    63.7

    57.0

    Fort

    64.0

    62.2

    Midland Middle

    73.1

    78.0

    Rainey-McCullers School of the Arts

    78.3

    94.8

    Richards

    79.2

    78.1

    Rothschild

    44.3

    57.1

    Veterans Memorial

    85.7

    80.8



    High Schools

    2018

    2019

    Carver

    71.8

    72.4

    Columbus

    96.5

    95.0

    Early College Academy

    89.6

    84.7

    Hardaway

    69.9

    69.7

    Jordan Vocational

    58.4

    64.3

    Kendrick

    56.3

    60.8

    Northside

    79.8

    86.1

    Rainey-McCullers School of the Arts

    74.9

    87.4

    Shaw

    72.7

    69.3

    Spencer

    61.8

    62.6


    “Our academic progress is moving in a positive direction, which validates our strategic focus on individual school improvement plans. While we celebrate this academic progress, we know there is significant work ahead of us.” said Keith Seifert, Chief Academic Officer.

    The District will continue to implement varied strategies within its District-wide focus on progress monitoring, to include:

    • Scaling up high quality professional development to support the personalized learning initiative in middle and high schools
    • Implementation of new secondary social studies instructional curriculum resources
    • Implementation of a new online K-8 mathematics intervention resource, IXL Learning, to help students with skill development

    School Climate Star Ratings


    The School Climate Star Rating assesses the climate of a school on a one-to-five scale. School climate refers to culture, quality, and character of school life. The calculation of the School Climate Star Rating is based upon the unique characteristics of each school. Therefore, a district score is not calculated.

    Each school in Georgia receives a one-to five-star rating, with five stars representing an excellent school climate, and one star representing a school climate most in need of improvement. Interpretations of each possible star rating are below:

    • Five-star: schools ranked excellent according to the school climate index
    • Four-star: schools ranked above average according to the school climate index
    • Three-star: schools ranked average according to the school climate index
    • Two-star: schools ranked below satisfactory according to the school climate index
    • One-star: schools ranked unsatisfactory according to the school climate index

    School Climate Star Rating highlights

    • 11 District schools increased their Climate Star Ratings
    • Forty-six schools (85 percent) earned ratings of three stars or above
    • Thirty schools (56 percent) earned ratings of four stars or above
    • Nine schools earned the highest School Climate Star Rating of five stars: Mathews Elementary, Wynnton Elementary, Aaron Cohn Middle School, Blackmon Road Middle School, Rainey-McCullers School of the Arts, Carver Columbus High, Early College Academy, and Northside High School




    School Name






    2018





    2019

    Aaron Cohn Middle School

    4

    5

    Allen Elementary School

    3

    3

    Arnold Middle School

    4

    3

    Baker Middle School

    1

    1

    Blackmon Road Middle School

    4

    5

    Blanchard Elementary School

    5

    4

    Brewer Elementary School

    3

    3

    Britt David Magnet Academy

    4

    4

    Carver High School

    4

    5

    Clubview Elementary School

    4

    4

    Columbus High School

    5

    5

    Davis Elementary School

    1

    2

    Dawson Elementary School

    4

    3

    Dimon Elementary

    4

    4

    Dorothy Height Elementary School

    3

    3

    Double Churches Elementary School

    5

    4

    Double Churches Middle School

    4

    3

    Downtown Magnet Academy

    4

    3

    Eagle Ridge Academy

    4

    4

    Early College Academy

    5

    5

    East Columbus Magnet Academy

    3

    2

    Eddy Middle School

    2

    2

    Forrest Road Elementary School

    4

    4

    Fort Middle School

    3

    3

    Fox Elementary School

    3

    1

    Gentian Elementary School

    4

    4

    Georgetown Elementary School

    3

    3

    Hannan Magnet Academy

    4

    4

    Hardaway High School

    3

    3

    Johnson Elementary School

    4

    4

    Jordan Vocational High School

    2

    3

    Kendrick High School

    3

    4

    Key Elementary School

    4

    4

    Lonnie Jackson Academy

    3

    3

    Martin Luther King, Jr. Elementary School

    3

    3

    Mathews Elementary School

    5

    5

    Midland Academy

    4

    3

    Midland Middle School

    4

    4

    North Columbus Elementary

    4

    4

    Northside High School

    4

    5

    Rainey-McCullers School of the Arts

    5

    5

    Reese Road Leadership Academy

    3

    4

    Richards Middle School

    4

    4

    Rigdon Road Elementary School

    3

    3

    River Road Elementary School

    4

    4

    Rothschild Leadership Academy School

    2

    3

    Shaw High School

    3

    4

    South Columbus Elementary School

    4

    4

    Spencer High School

    3

    2

    St. Mary’s Magnet Academy

    1

    1

    Veterans Memorial Middle School

    4

    4

    Waddell Elementary School

    3

    2

    Wesley Heights Elementary School

    3

    3

    Wynnton Elementary School

    4

    5


    “We are pleased with our district’s overall progress, which has led to six consecutive years of improvement. In particular, we are especially pleased to note our high schools surpassed the state average, our middle schools surpassed the state for first time, and we are continuing to close the gap at the elementary level,” said Dr. David Lewis, Superintendent of Education.

    “This is a testament to the academic growth of our students resulting from the focused work of teachers, support staff, administrators at both the school and district levels, and our community partners. With sustained effort and support aligned to our strategic plan, I look forward to continued improvement, particularly at the elementary level where we first gain the opportunity to impact students’ pathways to success.”

    For more information, contact the Georgia Department of Education by accessing www.gadoe.org or e-mail communications@muscogee.k12.ga.us.

    The mission of the Muscogee County School District is to inspire and equip all students to achieve unlimited potential. For more information, please contact the Office of Communications at 706.748.2034 or communications@muscogee.k12.ga.us.

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  • 23
    Mercedes C Parham

    Columbus, GA-The Muscogee County School District (MCSD) named nine eighth-grade students as new scholars of the Realizing Educational Achievement Can Happen (REACH) Georgia Scholarship Program at a ceremony Wednesday, October 23, 2019. This day was designated by Governor Brian Kemp as the MCSD REACH Georgia Signing Day. Dr. David F. Lewis, Superintendent, members of the Board of Education, educators, and supporting members of the community welcomed the following cohort of students into the program during the ceremony.

    First Name

    Last Name

    School

    Felix

    Amable

    Baker Middle

    Celestial

    Deeter

    Baker Middle

    Abdullah

    Ellis

    Rothschild Middle

    Natasha

    Harris

    Blackmon Road

    Angel

    James

    Arnold Middle

    Keith

    Lafavor, Jr.

    Rothschild Middle

    Amaris

    Perez-Aguilar

    Midland Middle

    Kristiyona

    Robinson

    Rothschild Middle

    Jeremy

    Veloz

    Midland Middle



    Governor Nathan Deal launched REACH Georgia in 2012 as a needs-based mentorship and scholarship program that begins in the eighth grade. Each REACH Scholar is paired with a mentor and an academic coach through middle and high school to provide the needed support to graduate from high school, apply to college, achieve post-secondary success, and prepare for the 21st-century workforce. The students must maintain good grades (2.5 minimum GPA), behavior, and attendance throughout middle school and high school. Scholars who successfully complete the program and graduate from high school will be awarded a $10,000 scholarship ($2,500/year) that can be used at any HOPE-eligible institution in Georgia. Eligible Georgia colleges and universities can match or double match the scholarship, which is in addition to any other grant or scholarship the student might receive.

    For more information about the REACH program visit our MCSD Facebook page, Muscogee County School District REACH Georgia Facebook page, or http://reachga.org.

    The mission of the Muscogee County School District is to inspire and equip all students to achieve unlimited potential. For more information, please contact the Office of Communications at 706.748.2034 or communications@muscogee.k12.ga.us.

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  • 22
    Jasmine S Agyemang


    Columbus, GA - The Muscogee County School District has launched a new school safety tip reporting service that allows students, staff, and parents to submit safety concerns to District administration via phone, text, email, or a website. This service is administered by SafeSchools Alert and allows users to submit reports on bullying, threats of violence, harassment, mental health concerns, weapons, and drug incidents.

    Through the SafeSchools Alert mobile app, parents, students, and faculty can quickly submit tips or report incidents 24/7. In addition, users can easily attach videos, screenshots, or photos when submitting an incident to provide supporting documentation to administrators. Upon submission, faculty and staff are immediately notified of every tip and can easily track and manage incidents within the alert system.

    The SafeSchools Alert system is accessible on the District’s website. The mobile app can be downloaded through the App Store or Google Play:

    • The first time you open the app, it will ask to confirm our district’s four-digit code: 1897 in order to connect the tip submissions to our district name.
    • After the code is submitted, it will ask for our district’s name: Muscogee County School District.
    • Once the district name is confirmed, you’ll see the modules that are available to submit tips through (e.g. bullying, safety, violence, etc.)
    • Any tips that are submitted will automatically be routed to the appropriate administrators.
    • If we send any messages or replies to your tip, you will automatically receive a push notification.
    School safety is our District’s highest priority and this new system will provide innovating tools for us to take proactive measures ensuring the safety of our students and staff.

    Click here for more information about SafeSchools Alert.

    The mission of the Muscogee County School District is to inspire and equip all students to achieve unlimited potential. For more information, please contact the Office of Communications at 706.748.2034 or communications@muscogee.k12.ga.us.

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  • 18
    Mercedes C Parham

    Columbus, GA – The Muscogee County School District will host a listening tour to present the initial proposed list of E-SPLOST renewal projects. The tours will be held on site at various campuses. All public stakeholders are encouraged to attend, review the list, and provide feedback for the District’s consideration. The items presented are proposed and have not been officially adopted or approved by the Board of Education.

    Sessions will be held as listed below:

    • October 23 | 6:30 p.m. | Dorothy Height Elementary, Cafeteria
    • October 28 | 6:30 p.m. | Columbus Public Library, Auditorium
    • October 30 | 6:30 p.m. | Northside High School, Auditorium
    • November 5 | 6:30 p.m. | Kendrick High School, Auditorium
    Click here to view the full Board presentation that was presented on Monday, October 14, 2019. The information presented in this proposal has not been formally approved by the Muscogee County School District Board of Education.

    The mission of the Muscogee County School District is to inspire and equip all students to achieve unlimited potential. For more information, please contact the Office of Communications at 706.748.2034 or communications@muscogee.k12.ga.us.

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  • 14
    Mercedes C Parham

    1. The Application
    • Online magnet applications will open on October 14, 2019.
    • The online applications will close at 5:00 p.m., January 17, 2020.
    • Each parent and/or student will receive an email regarding his or her application status on February 14, 2020.
    • Decisions will include a status of acceptance, wait-list, or denial.
    • Middle and high schools will conduct open houses for students and parents to get a snapshot of their programs.
    2. Open House
    • Open houses will begin October 29, 2019 and conclude on December 17, 2019.
    Muscogee County School District

    Middle & High School

    Academy/Magnet Open House Schedule

    2019-2020

    Middle School

    Magnet Program

    Open House Date(s)

    Time

    Contact

    Information

    Arnold Magnet Academy

    Math, Science and Technology

    November 5, 2019

    6:00 p.m.

    Erika Gandy, Coordinator

    706-748-2436

    East Columbus Magnet Academy

    Gifted and Talented

    November 18, 2019

    6:00 p.m.

    Arlys Clayborn, Coordinator

    706-565-3026

    Fort Middle School

    Service Learning Academy

    December 17, 2019

    6:00 p.m.

    Elizabeth Bryan, Coordinator

    706-569-3740

    Rainey-McCullers School of the Arts

    (Middle and High School)

    Fine Arts

    October 30, 2019 & November 4, 2019

    6:00 p.m.

    Erica Witzke, Coordinator

    706-748-3304

    Richards Middle School

    International Baccalaureate

    Programme

    November 7, 2019

    6:00 p.m.

    Kimberly Casleton, Coordinator

    706-569-3697

    High School

    Magnet Program

    Open House Date(s)

    Time

    Contact Information

    George Washington Carver High School

    STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics)

    December 10, 2019

    6:00 p.m.

    Shannon Floyd,

    Coordinator

    706-748-2499

    Columbus High School

    Liberal Arts Magnet

    November 19, 2019 & November 21, 2019

    7:00 p.m.

    Priscilla Boswell, Coordinator

    706-748-2534

    Hardaway High School

    International Baccalaureate Programme

    October 29, 2019

    6:30 p.m.

    Ashley Snow, Coordinator

    706-748-2766

    Jordan Vocational High School

    Muscogee County Career Academy

    November 14, 2019

    6:00 p.m.

    Rhonda Lloyd and Timothy Vinson, Coordinator

    706-748-2819

    Kendrick High School

    Academy of Communication Arts and Design

    December 12, 2019

    6:00 p.m.

    Orithius Hardge and Lindsey Redondo

    Coordinators

    706-565-2960

    Northside High School

    Engineering and Biomedical Science

    December 5, 2019

    6:30 p.m.

    Denise Fuller, Coordinator

    706-748-2920

    Rainey-McCullers School of the Arts

    (Middle and High School)

    Fine Arts

    October 30, 2019 & November 4, 2019

    6:00 p.m.

    Erica Witzke, Coordinator

    706-748-3304

    William Henry Shaw High School

    Mass Communications Academy

    November 12, 2019

    6:30 p.m.

    Taylor Kinkade, Coordinator

    706-569-3638

    William Henry Spencer High School

    The Academy for Computer Science and Game Design

    December 3, 2019

    6:00 p.m.

    Tomacia Johnson, Coordinator

    706-683-8701


    3. Important Dates
    • October 14: Magnet applications open.
    • January 17: Magnet applications close.
    • February 14: Completed entrance exams and auditions are due.
    • February 14: Magnet decisions will be emailed.
    • February 21: Offer decisions must be made by 11:59 p.m. on this date.
    • All offers will be rescinded after this time.

    Apply or learn more HERE

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    Mercedes C Parham

    The Public Education Center, located on Macon Road, has been experiencing a phone outage since Monday, October 7, due to a service issue with AT&T. At this time, we have not received an estimated time for restoration from AT&T. We are unable to receive or place calls due to the unresolved issue that originated with AT&T.

    We apologize for the inconveniences this lack of connectivity has caused. We are working to address the issue with AT&T. In the meantime, we can be reached through all of our online connections to include email, social media, and our website's feedback section.

    Our school phone lines are not affected by this outage.