Students, Parents, Teachers & Friends of Education,

Congratulations to the following students for being selected as Regional Winners for the Hines Ward Georgia Positive Athlete:
Apalachee High School:
Lauren Evans-Cheerleading
Parker Miller-Baseball
For the second year in a row: Apalachee High School-Most Positive School in East Atlanta Region.
Winder-Barrow High School:
Gable Peacock-Tennis
Breanna McNamara-Track and Field

Positive Athlete America is a movement by high-character professional athletes tied to professional and collegiate sports teams to promote the benefits of "positivity" to young athletes. These athletes believe it is crucial to begin shaping the futures of young athletes for life skills beyond athletic competition and to learn how to give back to their community. 

Sims Automotive Wins

Sims Competitive Automotive teams took honors at the Alabama Auto Show Competition on April 14th. The teams won 1st and 2nd place in the engine building competition. This is a first in the 3 year history of the Sims Competitive Automotive teams. 

The two Sims automotive teams started preparation for competition engine building back in August. The task...disassemble a 350 CHEVY roller engine, leaving only the cam and crank shafts in the engine then reassemble the engine while working against the clock and using only hand tools. Every team member learns to communicate effectively and work together to complete the task. Rev up your engines and read all about it !

Science Stars

Eighteen 4th and 5th grade students from Bethlehem Elementary School science club took the challenge and competed at the regional Science Olympiad on March 24.
BES placed 6th out of 21 schools. This is the third year competing, but their best year yet. Some specific medals earned:
3rd place in "Mystery Architecture" (Alyssa and Charity)
4th place in "Don't Bug Me" (to Ariel and Garrett)
4th place in "Paper Rockets" (Colten and Landon)
4th place in "Which Way's North" (Ethan and Kaylee)
The team is coached by Laura Rogers and Jan Campbell.
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               Captivating art by the BOLD students of BCSS

Dr. Chris McMichael

Board Members
Debi Krause
Garey Huff Sr.
Connie Wehunt
Michael Shelley
Lynn Stevens
Rickey Bailey
Suzanne Angle
Rolando Alvarez
Mark Still 


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May 23
Early Release

May 24
Teacher Planning
WBHS Graduation

May 25
Teacher Planning
AHS Graduation

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