Open House: July 31, 2014

First Day of School: August 4, 2014


Project-based Learning: 2014 SCES MST Winners!
Pictured: Winners gathered for a group photo after the top spots were revealed on the morning announcements.
Each classroom teacher guided his/her students through the Scientific Method in order to research and investigate an interesting...


Community Members Volunteer for the SCES Science Fair   
Sumter County Elementary students recently presented their Science Fair Projects for the Math, Science, and Technology Extravaganza....
Pictured: Diya Felton, aka “Mrs. Dr. Mad Scientist,” listens to Alanna Rodriguez discuss her Science Fair Project while other judges work with students in the background.

Going the Distance   
Pushes. Pulls. Air pressure. Gravity. Forces are at work everywhere. Students in 4th grade at Sumter County Elementary closed...
Pictured:  Ms. Hodge’s class beams with pride over their newest science investigation.

Cabbage Chemistry!   
Sumter County Elementary students from Ms. Maggie Fletcher’s homeroom measured, mixed, and marveled at the change in color...
Pictured:  Investigating the pH levels of various household chemicals, students at SCES find Science to be quite colorful!

Fizzing Science!   
Who doesn’t love a good show? That’s exactly what Mrs. Rosie Daubenmire’s 5th graders at Sumter County Elementary...
Pictured:  Xzadrian Clark, Qwatavious Waters, Kelcy White, and Cierra Laney have their eyes on the chemical reaction!

3rd Graders Are in Hot Water!!   
Which type of cup is the best insulator? This question was the focus of a recent 3rd grade Science Lab investigation. Students...
 Pictured:  Kyra V., Penny Claire T., Mariana D., and Gavin H. double check the temperature readings on each thermometer.

Georgia Power Visits SCES!   
Sumter County Elementary welcomed Kim Weaver as she returned to present 3rd graders with lessons from Georgia Power! Mrs. Weaver...
Pictured:  Mrs. Kim Weaver answers questions from Mitch H., Evan G., Francisco T., and Olivia H. while monitoring students from Mrs. Aldridge’s 3rd grade homeroom as they conduct a heat investigation.

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 P., Dakayvion D., Brianna H., and JaRhonda P. talk with Mr. Jack as he teaches the students about his ball python.

Machines Made Simple   
Students at Sumter County Elementary practice the scientific process in the Science Lab in preparation for the up-coming Math,...

SCES Morning Show is Produced by Students   
A Great Way to Start Our Day!
Eleesa Gorbutt joins Dr. Lezley Anderson to anchor the news.

SCES Push-Up Record Broken by Tyler Pritchard   
New school record set!
Tyler Pritchard, Grade 4

Scoping Out 5th Grade Science   
Let’s get focused!
 Pictured:  Ashton C. and Mariela G.from Mrs. Amy Strickland’s homeroom use teamwork to magnify their specimen of a honeybee leg.

We've Got Spirit - Do You?   
The Sumter County Elementary School Spirit Team is off to a fantastic start!
SCES Spirit Team practices their cheers

Ms. Gerlach visits the Georgia Governor's Mansion   
While the rest of the Sumter County School System’s teachers and staff were gearing up for a new school year on July 31st,...
Pictured: Laura Gerlach commemorates her time on the Governor’s Education Advisory Board for Teachers by posing for a picture with Governor Deal and his wife, Sandra.

Learning Math with Games   
Math can be fun at Sumter County Elementary School!
Mrs. Daubenmire`s Class

Math meets Literacy at Sumter County Elementary   
In Ms. Keisha Hobbs’ 4th grade Math classes at Sumter County Elementary School, students are learning about rounding whole...
Pictured: Carissa M. works on rounding whole numbers

SCES Club Day Fun   
Club days at Sumter County Elementary School are fun and exciting.

Hats Off to Reading Day   
SCES Million Word Madness is off to a great start!
Back Row (L-R) Ke`Darrious E., Karyssa C., Aaron J., William H., Gerardo N., Carissa M. Front Row (L-R-) Ashton M., Keren M., Rebecca I., Frank D., Nicolas

SCES Science Lab Pets   
Students at Sumter County Elementary School have the unique opportunity to share the Science Lab with classroom pets. These pets...
Pictured:  Alex S., Emily F., McKinley M., Deangelo T., Alexandra P., and Selena S. are mesmerized by the mouse babies.

3rd Grade Interactive Habitats   
Sumter County Elementary School third graders from Ms. Melanie Zimmerman’s class investigate animal habitats using an online...
Pictured:  Jala H. and Francisco T. pause a moment to show their pride in conducting engaging research.