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Maysville Elementary School fifth grade students, Aaliyah Tate, Jared Letona, Gabriella Howard and Marissa Bond, practice the skill of the month they learned in SOAR, cooperation.

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The Banks County School System received a 2021 TangerKIDS Grants from Tanger Outlets Commerce for the Food2Kid Program. Since 1996, Tanger Outlets through the TangerKIDS Grants have funded notable projects, programs and equipment for schools nationwide, including supplying new band equipment…

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Lisa Greenway is the Banks County Elementary School Classified Employee if the Year, Trisha Gilmer is the Parapro of the Year and Sandy Crenshaw is the Teacher of the Year.

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This past year, these Banks County FFA students won the state ENR CDE. Over the summer, they spent countless hours preparing for the National ENR competition. Last week, they competed in the first round of the ENR CDE and were selected to advance to the final round of the national competitio…

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The Banks County Middle School 2021 Teacher of the Year is Michelle Angel and the 2021 Classified Employee of the Year is Kip Burt. They are shown with BCMS principal Mike Boyle (left) and assistant principal Chuck Butler (right).

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Maysville Elementary School students Cheyenne Irvin, Daisee Ledford and Melody Fincannon practice self control by playing board games. Maysville students have been learning about this character trait during the month in SOAR.

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Georgia Association of Conservation Districts (GACD) awards an annual scholarship of $1,000 to encourage study and careers in soil and water conservation related fields. Awards will be given to students majoring in, or intending to major in, a soil and water conservation related area. Accept…

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Banks County Elementary School students in Mrs. Lord's room built nests using all different kinds of materials - but the trick was no glue or sticky materials. In the novel they are reading, “The Magic Finger,” the main family gets turned into ducks to be a taught a lesson and have to learn …

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Jackson County Schools have experienced significant growth in the last year, with Maysville Elementary School seeing the largest percentage of new students within the entire school system. With growth like that, a parent may wonder if their child would get lost amongst the crowd. Not at MES.

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Maysville Elementary School students learned about and practice self control during the month of August. These students, led by Mason Crawford, are shown using self control while playing board games. Students shown are: Brennen Lawley, Hayden Kirkpatrick and Amir Mangual.

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Banks County Elementary School recently celebrating the completion of the first week of school. Each hall decorated and dressed up for different themes such as beach, camping, superhero, pool party, and groovy/tie dye themes. There was a parade of students through the hallways with music, fu…

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The PBIS prize cart recently made its way through the halls of Banks County Primary School. Students with 5 Leopard Bucks could purchase a prize. Leopard Bucks are given out for being responsible, respectful, and safe.

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Jarom Humphries of Baldwin made the summer 2021 Dean's List at the University of North Georgia (UNG) for achieving at least a 3.5 grade point average, carrying 12 or more credit hours in one semester and having no grade lower than B.

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Molly Willard, 10, is collecting school supplies to help the Banks County Bookbag program. If anyone would like to help, call 678-602-8433.

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London Cochran of Homer graduated from Piedmont University during a commencement ceremony on May 14 in the Johnny Mize Athletic Center in Demorest.

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The Banks County High School Wildlife Team of Thomas Davis, Matt Sanders, Carlie Cochran and Luke Johnson was the State Champions.

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Banks County Middle School student Isaiah Cantrell! Isiah found a golden ticket in a book from the media center and won a $25 gift card to Chick-fil-A. He is shown with principal Mike Boyle.

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As part of the Banks County Rotary Club Literacy Project, the club donates a book to the Banks County Schools in honor of the speakers each week. Club president, Vicki Boling recently made a donation drop to Banks County Elementary School principal Dana Boling Simmons.

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Banks County High School senior Matt Zohoranacky has been named the school’s 2021 PAGE STAR Student. Alicia Andrews, executive director of the Banks County Chamber CVB, the local STAR program sponsor, announced the honor. Zohoranacky selected Heather Maxwell as his STAR Teacher. Matt, the so…

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Martin Medina made friends with a goat at Farm Day at Banks County Primary School on Friday.