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School Events
3/30/2015 to 4/3/2015
•  Spring Break
Congratulations SCES Art Club
Art Club students pictured (left to right): Alex R., Dustin A., Jasmine J., Helena C., Brooklyn K., DeAsia M., Gerardo N., Kennedi B., and TyAnna C.
Congratulations to Mrs. Mitchell's SCES Art Club for winning 2nd Place in the 2014-2015 My Place Art Contest! The winning art...

Ready! Set! Write!   
Local Playwright and Author works with Students
 Pictured:  Mr. Tom Detitta shares creative ideas for getting started on writing a script.  Odyssey of the Mind team members pictured here include Madalyn Strickland, Lexi Walls, Jasmine Kilheffer, Anna Rees, and Mariana Detitta.

The Georgia Reptile Society Strikes Again!   
Sumter County Elementary enjoyed its 3rd annual visit from the Muckalee Chapter of the Georgia Reptile Society.  This awe...
Picture with Python:  Jordan Hamilton, Azaelea Evans, Mr. Jason Reese, and Destiny Carnes reach out to pet Bam Bam, Mr. Jack Moody’s friendly Burmese Python.

SCES on Kids Under Construction   
Sumter County Elementary School was highlighted on the November episode of Kids Under Construction.  The episode featured...
Pictured are Makayla Stinson, 5th grade student, Ms. Laura Gerlach, science teacher, show co-hosts, Madalyn Strickland, a 5th grade student, and Mrs. Mandi Saratsiotis, 4th grade teacher, as they prepare to discuss the clubs offered at Sumter County Elementary School.

Math and Science Kick Up a Storm   
The National Weather Service website was a treasure trove for students at Sumter County Elementary. As a supplement to the work...
Pictured:  Jasmine J. and Trinity M. from Mrs. Saratsiotis’ 4th grade class strike a pose with their weather charts and graphs.

A Classy Atti-tube About Science   
Classification systems of plants and animals are easily seen in everyday life. The pets we keep, the plants we grow, and the...
Pictured:  Chandler C., Phillip D., Andy K., and Ty’keria H. from Mrs. Strickland’s homeroom show off their celery from an experiment on vascular plants.

The Scoop on Soil   
Third graders at Sumter Elementary are studying rock and soil formation. In the Science Labs with Ms. Gerlach, each class conducts...
Pictured:  Jayden H., Fransisco N., and Shamiya B. from Mrs. Duke’s homeroom collaboratively measure water for their soil investigation.

Exploring Ecosystems   
Ecosystems were the focus in the SCES Science Lab as students reviewed the key elements that make up food webs. Students designed...
Pictured:  Kayvon, Broderick and Denarius from Mrs. James’ and Mrs. Carino’s class beam with pride over their ecosystem diagrams.

Georgia Wildlife Research   
Third grade students at Sumter Elementary have spent many weeks studying the regions of Georgia and the habitats found in our...
Pictured:  Jose and Cameron from Mrs. Wheeler’s class enjoy using the internet to research about various animals that live in regions of Georgia.

Grandparents are Great!   
SCES hosts Grandparent's Luncheon
Pictured: Madison Ingram enjoyed lunch with her grandfather, Arthur Ingram.

SCES Cell Models   
Students in Mrs. Laura Lloyd’s 5th grade Science class have been learning about the parts and functions of plant and animal...
SCES students learn about the functions of plant and animal cells.

Moving Science at SCES   
Sumter County Elementary students in Ms. Keisha Hobbs' and Ms. Maggie Greene's fourth grade class experimented to see what happens...
Pictured: LaMorria A., ZaRiyah B., Diamond L., and Ms. Greene are measuring the distance a Hot Wheel car traveled when force was applied to send the car down a ramp.

The Georgia Reptile Society Visits SCES!   
The Muckalee Chapter of the Georgia Reptile Society visited the 5th graders at Sumter County Elementary School. The presenters,...
Pictured:  Timothy Page, Dakayvion Davis, Brianna Hawkins, and JaRhonda Pearmon talk with Mr. Jack as he teaches the students about his ball python.

The Magic of Microscopes   
Sumter Elementary continues to embed technology into instructional practices!
Pictured:  Mic’Quavious P., Kailey G., Stephanie E., and Demarcus K. from Mrs. Jackson’s homeroom share a compound light microscope in order to observe a prepared slide.

Science Fair Preparation   
Students at Sumter Elementary are kicking off their time in the Science Lab with Ms. Laura Gerlach by learning more about the...

SCES Students Prepare for the Georgia Milestones Test   
Sumter County Elementary School students are preparing for a new testing system to replace the CRCT. The Georgia Milestones will...

SCES Students Pursuing Dreams   
Students in Ms. Keisha Hobbs’ 4th grade class at Sumter County Elementary have set goals for their future. Students are...

SCES students are Ready To Learn!   
At the SCES Open House, Mrs. Michael Duke presents Jaylen Deriso with a copy of Kids Learn! Getting Ready for 3rd Grade. All...
Mrs. Michael Duke and Jaylen Deriso

SCES Hosts Back to School PTO Bash   
Sumter County Elementary School was pleased to have a great turnout to the annual Back to School Bash Parent Teacher Organization...
Pictured: Mr. Jeremy Morgan meets with families during the Back to School Bash