• 0

Madison Adams hanging out with her favorite dog and her hoodie for Banks County High School's Virtual Spirit Week. Wear Your Favorite Hoodie was one of the days during the spirit week.

We're always interested in hearing about news in our community. Let us know what's going on!

  • 0

Banks County 4-H members competed at Northeast District Project Achievement March 6-8 at Rock Eagle 4-H Center. 4-H District Project Achievement is a speaking competition where 4-H members must write and perform a 10-12-minute speech on a topic of their choice. Nine 7-12 grade students from …

  • 0

Banks County Elementary School recently held the third Nine Weeks Behavior Reward Party. Students rotated between a Glow Party and a STEM Project. Some of the students recognized for good behavior are shown working on a STEM project.

  • 0

Representatives with the Banks County Sheriff's Office visited the primary school to read books as part of the Read Across America celebration.

  • 0

Ethan Dalton a sophomore at Banks County High School recently competed at the Georgia Junior Livestock Show in Perry. Dalton was Champion of 10th grade showmen for the state of Georgia and also received a first in class with his heifer. He is the son of Jason and Michele Dalton and brother o…

  • 0

Banks County High School students David Adams and Grayson Segars were recognized by the board of education for their Eagle Scout project, which will be unveiled soon at the public library.

  • 0

The Banks County Middle School wrestling team was recognized by the board of education at its Feb. 10 meeting for their success this season, including being named the Peachstate Middle League Champions. Shown are: (front row) Dylan Smith, Zak McClellon, Zane McClellon, Aucy Jacobs, Case Hanl…

  • 0

Carrie Cochran, Madison Dacus, Payton Jackson and Matt Sanders, Banks County High School FFA students, were recognized by the board of education for being state winners in the environmental resources contest.

  • 0

Banks County Primary School student Michael Sparks was recognized by the Banks County Board of Education Monday night for his achievements in reading.

  • 0

Banks County High School FFA students David Adams, Grayson Segars, Martin Suggs and Matthew Anderson were recognized by the board of education for being state land judging winners.

Newsletters

  • 0

Several winners and runners-up in the Banks County School System spelling bee were honored during the Banks County Board of Education meeting on Jan. 21. Pictured (L-R) are: Gracie Emerson, Banks County Elementary School, fourth grader, runner up; Savannah Purcell, BCES, fourth grade, winner…

  • 0

Banks County 4-H Service Clovers is a community service club for fourth-12th graders in Banks County. Service Clovers is a free after-school club that meets once a month to complete a community service activity. For the month of January, Service Clovers members gathered together at the Banks…

  • 0

Addalyn Williams (L) and Lorali Thomas, second graders at Banks County Primary School were recognized by the Banks County Board of Education on Jan. 21 for completing the Lexia Reading program.

  • 0

Lucy Hughes, of Baldwin, completed courses with exemplary marks and made the dean's list for the 2019 fall semester at Georgia College in Milledgeville.

  • 0

Zachary Orr, a Junior Business Administration major from Baldwin, was among over 900 Bob Jones University students named to the Fall 2019 Dean's List.

  • 0

Teachers at Banks County Schools returned on Monday, Jan. 6, to officially close out 2019, reset their classroom and prepare for students to return on Wednesday, Jan. 8. Part of the process of preparing for returning students was participating in a system-wide professional learning day. The …

  • 0

The Banks County High School senior ENR team won first in the state contest and will be advancing to the national competition in October. Pictured left to right are: Thomas Davis, Carlie Cochran, Payton Jackson, Madison Dacus and Matt Sanders.

  • 0

Amber Williams, Alto, a 2019 graduate of Banks County High School, has been named to the Dean’s List at Emmanuel College, Franklin Springs, for the fall semester of the 2019-20 academic year.

  • 0

Marleigh Dale (center) was the winner of the spelling bee at Banks County Elementary School. Madison Adams (left) was the runner-up. They are shown with principal Nancy Bentley.

  • 0

Savannah Purcell was the winner of the fourth grade spelling bee at Banks County Elementary School. Gracie Emerson was the runner-up. They are shown with principal Nancy Bentley.

  • 0

Banks County High School Interact Club officers are: (L-R) J.J. Daniel, public relations; Danae Brock, vice president; Martin Suggs, president; Troy Loggins, vice president; and Bryan Patterson, treasurer. Not pictured: Richard Earnest, secretary. High school counselor Mary Boykin is the fac…

  • 0

Ashlyn Payne recently traveled to Hart County to compete in the Employment Skills career development event. This competition requires students to choose an agriculture career that interests them and write a resume and cover letter to be scored. Students were then interviewed about that posit…

  • 0

Banks Drama recently held a Talent Show: Banks Got Talent! The students are working on their first musical, "Godspell," to be performed later on in the school year.

  • 0

A team of College of Education (COE) students from the University of North Georgia (UNG), including Taylor Hunt of Homer, helped more than 150 high school students from across the state learn more about the teaching profession and how to prepare for it Nov. 7 at Future Georgia Educators (FGE) Day.

  • 0

All across the state, high school students recently participated in the "Apply to College" event. Banks County High School had 49 seniors attend the event. 42 seniors applied to at least one college. 65 college applications were submitted. Our teachers got in in the event by wearing their fa…

  • 0

During the National FFA Convention in Indianapolis, Ind., the Banks County FFA Forestry team placed third in the nation at the contest. The team earned the opportunity to compete by winning the state contest back in February. Team members are Colton Banks, Lance Johnson, Payton Jackson and J…

  • 0

Taste of Banks County was recently held at Banks County Middle School, featuring several different menu items for students and parents to sample.

  • 0

The Banks County High School FFA Land Evaluation team brought home awards from the Fort Valley state competition. Both teams had a very successful trip with the senior team placing third on the state level and the junior team being named the state champions. The senior team consisted of Laur…

  • 0

Students from Braylee Housworth’s fifth grade class at Maysville Elementary School learned to "send a message and stay drug-free" during Red Ribbon Week under the leadership of Principal Michele Archibald who taught this important message to all K-five students. Shown are: Brian Pressly, Hei…

  • 0

J.B. Benson, Becky Edington and Holly Springs United Methodist Church made a recent donation to Maysville Elementary School.

  • 0

The Banks County Board of Education recognized the following Banks County Middle School students on Oct. 21 placing second overall in the Junior Environmental Natural Resources CDE for FFA: (L-R) Ayden Bennett, Luke Johnson and Clayton Brock. Reagen Ferguson was also recognized, but is not p…

  • 0

Banks County FFA member Payton Jackson won the Grand Champion Market Doe Award at the 2019 State 4-H & FFA Market Goat Show held in Perry at the Georgia National Fair. The show featured more than 950 animals and was one of several livestock competitions held during the 11-day fair.

  • 0

The Banks County Board of Education recognized the following Banks County Elementary School students on Oct. 21 for having the highest Accelerated Reading (AR) points for the first nine weeks: (L-R) Olivia Maxwell, third grade; Rider Simpson, fifth grade; Kaden Purcell, third grade; William …

  • 0

Athens Christian School continued its 50th anniversary celebration with an Alumni Welcome Home dinner, parade of previous queens and culmination of the 2019 Homecoming Court festivities. Five seniors and one representative from each underclass graced the football field on the warm September …

  • 0

Banks County Primary School recently hosted its Farm Day. Shown here is Anna Roberts’ and Melissa Hicks' kindergarten class enjoying learning about hay farms from Country Tractor Farm Services.

  • 0

The Banks County FFA land judging CDE took place on Tuesday, Sept., 17, in Braselton. Senior team members are: Laura Davis (who placed first in the area contest), Madison Dacus, Tanner Foster and Susannah Hewell. The junior team consisted of David Adams, Martin Suggs, Matthew Anderson and Gr…

  • 0

Banks County Elementary School principal Nancy Bentley is shown with Ayden Carroll, Elizabeth Carroll, Charli Grace Crabbe, Hayden Grier and Hunter Jordan. Students helped deliver sugar scrubs to all Banks County school employees from Homer Baptist Ladies Auxiliary as appreciation gifts.