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THE ZONE

COMMUNIT Y

Covering our Local Schools November 2010

School Education is Power

Volume 3, Issue 16

Blandy Hills Elementary

Creekside Elementary

Eagle Ridge Elementary

Midway Elementary

Sinclair Christian Academy

‘Goldilocks at the Three Bears’ Ms. Amason’s kindergarten class at Creekside Elementary School read the book ‘Goldilocks and the Three Bears,’ which is a part of the reading series. After reading the story the students got to choose their favorite character and made a puppet. The children use their puppets to act out the story while Ms. Amason reread the story. Shown is Ms. Amason’s class with their puppets.

GMC Prep School

GMC student honored by 4-H Club Early Learning Center

Baldwin High School

John Milledge Academy

Oak Hill Middle School

Congratulations to GMC Prep eighth-grader Elizabeth Savage who was recently recognized as a state winner in the 4-H Leadership in Action Program. She led a community ser vice project in which she collected unwanted items from the residents at The Cottages and Savage delivered the items to the Goodwill store to make them available to others.

Early Learning Center students shoot hoops at Georgia College Mrs. Simons and Mrs. Johnson's class recently took a field trip to Georgia College to visit with Coach Mo Smith, head basketball coach, and members of the men's and women's basketball teams. The children played games, met the mascot Thunder the Bobcat and got to shoot some hoops.


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GMC Prep Cadet wins UDC essay contest Cadet Seth Lowery was the state winner for the United Daughters of the Confederacy Essay Contest.

He was honored at a banquet in Augusta Saturday, October 2. The essay contest was open to all high school students and

more than 400 entries were received. The topic was General Stonewall Jackson’s last battle. In the photo is Ms. Millicent Arnold, UDC Georgia Division

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Students of Distinction named at Baldwin High Baldwin High School recognized the following students as the first students of distinction for the 2010-2011 school year: Channing Juhan, Victoria Hood, Ashely Phillips, Kathy Kurtz (faculty member of distinction) and Kayla Croft.

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Eagle Ridge kindergarteners are too cool to do drugs!

Creekside students enjoy their big books

During Red Ribbon Week students pledged to be 'Drug Free'. Eagle Ridge students wore shades to show how bright their futures are without drugs. A special thanks to the Red Ribbon Committee and all the parents for their support. Pictured is Mrs. McCroskey and Mrs. Johnson's kindergarten class: Ashanti, Andalina, Tori, Kimberlie, Deija, Angel, Kyndall, Angelica, Shayanne, Keith and Omariae

Shakeal Farley and Sebastian Thompson enjoying big books during literacy station time at Creekside.

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Oak Hill Middle science students complete motion lab Mrs. Clayton's Physical Science class is studying motion and forces. In a lab entitled ‘Stopping On A Dime’ the students will experiment with finding the classes average reaction time after a 15 meter sprint in order to determine how far the out-of-bounds line should be away from the wall of a new basketball court customized for their safety.

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Dr. Linda Ramsey, Principal

Accepting the challenge! All of us. All the time...

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Midway students visit the First UMC Pumpkin Patch

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JMA class visits UGA

The JMA Class of 2011 visited UGA and toured the campus with two student guides. They enjoyed ringing the bell, touring Miller Hall and the Tate Center. An admissions session answered questions about applications and opportunities. The day ended with lunch at the Village Summit Dining Hall where several former students came by to visit with this year’s seniors.

“Celebrating 10 Years”

Mrs. Bellflower’s first grader class at Midway Elementary recently took a field trip to the Pumpkin Patch at the First United Methodist Church in Milledgeville.

The purpose of E.B.L.A. is to provide a challenging and versatile education that will enable students to be successful and productive citizens. The philosophy of E.B.L.A. is that all students are capable of learning and accomplishing any goal with a little hard work.

Dr. Janee Moss 1943 N. Jefferson St. Milledgeville, Ga. • 478-453-0910 • www.eblaacademy.org


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