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Sumter County Schools February 2022 Board Recognition Program - SCIS
Sumter County Schools February 2022 Board Recognition Program

Mr. Walter Knighton, Superintendent of Sumter County Schools, is proud to announce the February 2022 "Teachers and Parents in Support of Students” Board Recognition Program honorees from Sumter County Intermediate School. Dr. April Smith, principal chose to recognize the following: Mrs. Madeline Campbell, Teacher; Isai Cuevas-Morgan, Student; Mrs. Sonia Serrano, Staff; Mrs. Marquitta Bess, Cafeteria Staff; Mrs. Willie Ann Towns, Custodian; Mrs. Norma Harris Mays, Parent Volunteer. Following the recognition and photos, the board and audience were invited to congratulate those honored.

Mon Feb 28 01:42 PM

Second 9 weeks exemplary students
Sumter County Schools Announce Exemplary Students for the Second 9 Weeks of the 2021-2022 School Year

Mr. Walter Knighton, Superintendent recognized outstanding students for the second nine weeks of the 2021-2022 school year. The students in Pre-Kindergarten through 12th grade were nominated by their teacher and then selected by their principal. The criteria for nomination was: all A’s, excellent attendance and model behavior. The students and his/her parents were invited to attend the February Board of Education meeting. As their names were called, Superintendent Knighton presented the students with an “Exemplary Student” yard sign to be displayed in their yard.

Mon Feb 28 01:36 PM

Sumter County Schools November 2021 Board Recognition Program
Sumter County Schools November 2021 Board Recognition Program

Sumter County Schools November 2021 Board Recognition Program Mr. Walter Knighton, Superintendent of Sumter County Schools, is proud to announce the November 2021 Board Recognition Program honorees from Sumter County High School. They are: Marissa Hill, Paraprofessional; Jeanette Mitchell, Support Staff; Daphne Hamilton, Teacher; Ian Roberts, Student; Patti Ingle, Parent Volunteer; and Robert Adams, Custodian. Following the recognition and photos, the board and audience were invited to congratulate those honored. "Teachers and Parents in Support of Students” is a program that recognizes a school each month. This month, Mr. Kimothy Hadley, principal of Sumter County High School choose to recognize a parent volunteer, a student, a teacher, a paraprofessional, a support staff and a custodian for the board recognition program.

Tue Dec 14 01:00 PM

Exemplary Students for the First 9 Weeks of the 2021-2022 School Year
Sumter County Schools Announce Exemplary Students for the First 9 Weeks of the 2021-2022 School Year

Sumter County Schools Announce Exemplary Students for the First 9 Weeks of the 2021-2022 School Year Mr. Walter Knighton, Superintendent recognized outstanding students for the first nine weeks of the 2021-2022 school year. The students in Pre-Kindergarten through 12th grade were nominated by their teacher and then selected by their principle. The criteria for nomination was: all A’s, excellent attendance and model behavior. The students and his/her parents were invited to attend the November Board of Education meeting. As their names were called, Superintendent Knighton presented the students with an “Exemplary Student” yard sign to be displayed in their yard.

Tue Dec 14 12:54 PM

BOARD MEMBER READS AT SCPS
BOARD MEMBER READS AT SCPS

Pictured: Students in Mrs. Yvonne Iverson’s first grade class and Mrs. Sylvia Roland

Tue Dec 14 12:34 PM

BOE Board Members attend GSBA Winter Conference
Sumter County Board Members Attend Georgia School Board Association’s Winter Conference

Five members of the Sumter County School’s Board attended the winter conference held in Atlanta. Sylvia Roland, Carolyn Hamilton, Vincent Kearse, Abbis Bivins and Patricia Harris along with Superintendent Walter Knighton and Administrative Assistant Andrea Wright. The attendees participated in various workshops and general meetings. Pictured left to right: Patricia Harris, Abbis Bivins, Carolyn Hamilton, Vincent Kearse, Sylvia Roland, Walter Knighton, and Andrea Wright

Tue Dec 14 12:28 PM

Congratulations Superintendent Walter Knighton!
Congratulations Superintendent Walter Knighton!

At the November 11, 2021 school board meeting, the Board of Education unanimously voted to hire Mr. Walter Knighton as the next Superintendent for Sumter County Schools. Congratulations Superintendent Walter Knighton! Pictured left to right: Jim Reid, Abbis Bivins, Rick Barnes, Walter Knighton, Carolyn Hamilton, Vincent Kearse, and Patricia Harris

Fri Nov 12 09:19 AM

National Boss Day Observed
National Boss Day Observed

National Boss Day Observed Members of the Sumer County Schools’ Central Office showed their appreciation to Mr. Walter Knighton, Interim Superintendent in observance of National Boss Day.

Wed Oct 20 11:37 PM

SCS Leadership Team
SCS's Leadership continues their "Digital Convergence Journey"

SCS's Leadership continues their "Digital Convergence Journey" District Directors and Principals met in the boardroom at the Central Office while the Academic Coaches participated virtually from their school. Mr. Craig Laughtenschleger, SCS's Modern Teacher Strategy Officer lead the session Wednesday, September 22.

Wed Oct 20 11:17 PM

Dr. Renee' Mays
Americus Times Recorder - 2021 Readers' Choice - Best Principal -- Dr. Renee' Mays, Sumter County Primary School

Congratulations Dr. Renee' Mays Americus Times Recorder - 2021 Readers' Choice Best Principal #WeAreSumterStrong

Wed Oct 20 11:12 PM