2015 Baxley Mini-Pullers
ALL PULLS ARE LOCATED OFF OF COUNTY FARM ROAD ACROSS FROM THE BASEBALL FIELD. CONCESSIONS AVAILABLE. PRICE $5.OO FOR 12 YEARS AND OLDER. UNDER 12 IS FREE.
Saturday March 7th 2PM
Saturday April 4th 2PM
Garfield Saturday May 16th TBA
Saturday May 2nd 2PM
Saturday June 6th 2PM
Saturday Sept 5th 2PM
Saturday Oct 3rd 2Pm
Saturday Nov 7th 2PM
Mrs. Carter’s 4-H club
The Carter 4-H Club held its meeting on Wednesday, February 11, 2015. Maggie Haynes, President, presided at the meeting. Our Vice President, Jeremiah Holmes, led in the American Pledge and the 4-H Pledge. Marli McLellan introduced her Grandma, Mrs. Opaline Mobley and Ethan Twiggs introduced his Dad, Mr. Brian Twiggs. The secretary Landry Pearson read the minutes from the last meeting. Marli McLellan, our reporter, read a short devotion which was on John 3:16 spelled out “Valentine”. Our President, Maggie Haynes reviewed our emblem. Our program chairman, Kyleigh Jacobs, introduced following members who gave demonstrations Reagin Haddock, Marli Mclellan, Jeremiah Holmes, and Blaze Varnadore played “Ode to Joy”. Landy Pearson demonstrated how to make an Origami box. Ethan Twiggs showed us his Science Fair Project. Mrs. Donna then presented our monthly program on “Bullying”. The class really enjoyed all the demonstrations. The meeting was then adjourned by the president after no further was discussed.
Written By Marli McLellan, Reporter
THE K.CARTER 4-H CLUB HELD IT'S MEETING TUESDAY FEBURARY 3. HANNAH PRESIDENT,PRESIDED AT THE MEETING. OUR VICE PRESIDENT HANNA LED IN THE AMERICAN PLEDGE AND THE 4H PLEDGE. THE FOLLOWING PEOPLE INTRODUCED THEIR GUEST CECIL INTRODUCED HIS MOMMY STEPHANIE, ANGEL INTRODUCED HER MOMMY RENA,HANNAH INTRODUCED HER MOMMY STACY. THE SECRETARY KK CALLED ROLL AND READ THE MINUTES FROM OUR LAST MEETING. CECIL OUR REPORTER READ A SHORT DEVOTION. OUR PRESIDENT HANNAH REVIEWED OUR EMBLEM OUR SONG LEADER ANGEL LED THE CLUB IN SINGING THE BEAVER SONG ANNA READ A POEM. MRS.DONNA THEN PRESENTED OUR MONTHLY PROGRAM. THE CLASS REALLY ENJOYED THE BEAVER SONG AND THE MEETING WAS COOL. THE MEETING WAS ADJOURNED BY THE PRESIDENT AFTER NO FURTHER BUSINESS WAS DISCUSSED. WRITTEN BY: CECIL THE REPORTER
The Little Miss and Miss Fourth District Pageant will be held on March 7th in the Appling County High School Fine Arts Center at 7:00 P.M. Miss Savannah Carter, former Little Miss Fourth District, will be the Mistress of Ceremonies as Fourth District PTO celebrates the 22nd anniversary of the pageant. Reigning queens Addisyn Turner and Lydia Williams invite everyone to come and join them as they crown the new winners. For more information call Fourth District Elementary School at 367-3250.e to edit.
FDES announces January 2012 Citizens of the Month
Fourth District Elementary School, a project of Child First, held the monthly assembly on Wednesday, February 25, 2015. Mr. Greg Williams was proud to present the following students with a certificate and medal for being chosen as Citizen of the Month for February:
Front Row (L-R) Ivon Yanez-Reyes, Rachel Hughesk Kaydan Mann, Maricia Garcia, Kenneth Thornton, Braelyn Shelby, Loralei Keen, and Brady Tillman
Back Row (L-R) Mr. Williams, Gabe Spell, Brandon Lane, Heidi Anderson, and Dawson Dyal
Appling County Primary School
Kindergarten Registration will be held the week of March 23 – 27. This is for students who will be 5 years old before September 1, 2015. Please call the Front Office to make an appointment (367-8642).
To register, please bring your child to complete a Kindergarten Screener, and the following:
· his/her birth certificate
· social security card,
· immunization records
· proof of residency in Appling County (a gas, power, or water bill with the parents’ name and address printed on it).
2015 Miss ACPS Pageant
Appling County Elementary Complex
Friday, March 6, 2015 @ 7:00 p.m.
Principal Cindy Stewart would like to announce the 13th annual Miss ACPS pageant being held on Friday evening, March 6, 2015, at 7:00 p.m. at the Appling County Elementary Complex. All female students in grades pre-kindergarten, kindergarten, 1st grade, and 2nd grade are invited to participate. Our 2014 Miss ACPS, Bentlee Carter, and our 2014 Little Miss ACPS, Maelee Miles, will crown our new 2015 queens! Bentlee and Maelee would love for you to mark your calendars and attend this exciting event!
District Attorney Jackie Johnson announces the conviction and sentence of 70 year-old Carl Ernest McClelland for Failure to Register as a Sex Offender.
McClelland was convicted by an Appling County jury on February 10, 2014 after a one day trial. Superior Court Judge E.M. Wilkes, III presided over the trial and sentenced McClelland as a recidivist (repeat offender) to twenty years in prison, followed by ten years on probation. Assistant District Attorneys Jan Kennedy and Marilyn Bennett presented the case for the State. The District Attorney would like to thank those jurors who served
on the case for giving of their time. The District Attorney would also like to thank Investigator Dale Dixon and the Appling County Sheriff’s Office for their investigation of the case.
Appling County School System
District Title I Stakeholders Parent Involvement Advisory Meeting
Appling County School District Parent Advisory will hold a Lunch and Learn Meeting on Friday, February 13, 2015. This will be an opportunity to engage our parents and community in important information concerning our schools in Appling County. This will also be a time to give your valuable input and to update and/or make changes to our District Parent Plans. New learning on parent involvement opportunities will be provided as well. The meeting will take place at the Appling County Board of Education from 11:30 to 1:00 PM. Please come out and take advantage of this opportunity to support your child and our school system.
AC District Title I Parent Involvement Lunch and Learn
at Appling Board of Education
Friday, February 13, 2015
11:30 to 1:00 PM
Mrs. Cox’s 4-H Club
By: Addalyn Thornton, Reporter
The Cox 4-H Club held its meeting Friday, January 9, 2015. Brighton Thornton, President, presided at the meeting. Anna Grace Miles, Vice President led in the American Pledge and the 4-H Pledge. Mary Tomberlin introduced her dad, Robbie Tomberlin. Brighton Thornton, introduced her dad, Shane Thornton and her aunt, Shonda Carter. Addalyn Thornton introduced her mom, Angela Thornton and her hanny, Susan Thornton. We enjoyed all of our special guests. Secretary, Paige McRae, called the roll and read the minutes from the last meeting. Addalyn Thornton, our Reporter read a short devotion. Our President, Brighton Thornton reviewed our emblem. Our song leaders, Grace Dyal, Kailee Deen and Yesenia Morales led the club in singing, “The Moose Song.” Our Program Chairman, Amber Hutcheson and Tripp McCarty, introduced the members who gave demonstrations, Paige McRae and Vera Kate Tyre. They also introduced Brighton Thornton, she read a poem for us. Mrs. Becky Collins went over the cloverleaf newsletter with us. She also talked to us about Camp Burton on Tybee Island. The class really enjoyed watching the film about camp. The meeting was adjourned by the president after no further business was discussed.
Mrs. Cox’s 4-H Club
By: Addalyn Thornton, Reporter
The Cox 4-H Club held its meeting Wednesday, February 4, 2015. Brighton Thornton, President, presided at the meeting. Anna Grace Miles, Vice President led in the American Pledge and the 4-H Pledge. Mary Tomberlin introduced her dad, Robbie Tomberlin. Brighton Thornton, introduced her aunt, Tedra Cloud and her meme, Wanell Moody. Addalyn Thornton introduced her mom, Angela Thornton. We enjoyed all of our special guests. Secretary, Paige McRae, called the roll and read the minutes from the last meeting. Addalyn Thornton, our Reporter read a short devotion. Our President, Brighton Thornton reviewed our emblem. Our song leaders, Grace Dyal, Kailee Deen and Yesenia Morales led the club in singing, “The Banana Song.” Our Program Chairman, Amber Hutcheson and Tripp McCarty, introduced the members who read poems, Paige McRae, Vera Kate Tyre, and Anna Grace Miles. Mrs. Becky Collins went over the cloverleaf newsletter with us. We discussed different jobs offered through Information Technology. The class really enjoyed the discussion. The meeting was adjourned by the president after no further business was discussed.
The Johnson 4-H club held it's meeting Tuesday,January 13,2015. Kellyn Smith,President,presided at the meeting. Our Vice President,Emma England,led in the American Pledge and the 4-H Pledge. Kellyn Smith,introduced her mom,Mrs.Dana. Triniti Upchurch,introduced her grandmother, Mrs.Lori, grandfather, Mr.Kenny, dad,Travis and,uncle, Darick. Cooper Rentz, introduced his mom,Mrs.Holly.We enjoyed all of are special guests.The Secretary, Kylie Todd,called roll and read the minutes from our last meeting. Leah Kersey,our Reporter, read a short devotion. Our President Kellyn Smith,reviewed our emblem. Our Song Leader, Triniti Upchurch, led the club in singing "A Bubblegum Song" Our Program Chairman,introduced the following members that gave demonstrations: Triniti Upchurch,Kassidy Ryles,Kellyn Smith, Emma England and,Harrison Simmons. Mrs.Becky, then presented our monthly program on"4-H summer program" The class really enjoyed the summer camp video. The meeting was adjourned by the President after no further business was discussed.
Cheyanne Tomberlin Places in Jesup Sub Area FFA Speaking Event
By Maricela Zavala
Appling High FFA Reporter
Mrs. Mathews’ fifth grade students at Appling County Elementary School are exploring and discovering mass, matter, mixtures and solutions in a fun and interactive way. Using a twelve square activity grid, students are able to choose activities that reach learning styles such as hands on, visual, and auditory. Students love learning in such a fun way and don't realize just how much they are discovering and learning.
Rep. Rick Allen Works to Fulfill Commitments to Constituents in First Month in Office
Cosponsors Solutions to Balance the Budget, Repeal ObamaCare, Establish Congressional Term Limits
Why Buy Locally Owned?
There are many well-documented benefits to our communities and to each of us to choosing local, independently owned businesses. We realize it is not always possible to buy what you need locally and so merely ask you to Think Local FIRST!
Mrs. Rooks’ 4-H Club
By Brooke-lynn Townsend, Reporter
The Rooks 4H club held its regular monthly meeting Friday, November 7, 2014. President Omar Cruz presided at the meeting. Our Vice President, Marques Smith led in the American Pledge and the 4H Pledge. Brittany Sailem introduced her mom as her special guest. The secretary, Caroline Stephens called roll and read the minutes from our last meeting. Brooke Townsend our reporter read a short devotion. Our president, Omar Cruz, reviewed our emblem. Our Song leader, Ta’niyah Russell Bryant, led the club in singing “Bazooka Bubblegum.” Our program chairman, Joesph Sellers introduced the members who gave demonstrations: Caroline Stephens gave a demonstration on “Softball,” and Jarvis Mims gave a demonstration on “Volcano Eruptions”. Mrs. Donna White, then presented our monthly program for November. The class really enjoyed watching the demonstrations and singing “Bazooka Bubblegum”. The meeting was adjourned by the president after no further business was discussed.