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Twiggs Co. High Grad a Soldier in the Making

Twiggs Co. High Grad a Soldier in the Making

JEFFERSONVILLE- Rashena Williams, 2013 alumna of Twiggs County High School and granddaughter of Sandy Williams Sr., graduated from the United States Army Basic Military Training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, South Carolina on Thursday, August 22, 2013.

Williams accredited Twiggs County Public Schools for preparing her academically for the rigor of basic training. She added that her four years in the Air Force JROTC gave her the edge on drill and ceremony, leadership, discipline, and teamwork.

On August 23, 2013, Williams began a 22-week training stint as an Information Management Specialist at Fort Gordon in Augusta, Georgia before going to airborne school at Fort Benning in Columbus, Georgia.

Twiggs County Public Schools salute Rashena Williams for her accomplishments, and the commencement of a promising military career.   

Twiggs Co. High School Freshmen Commit to Graduate in 2017

Twiggs Co. High School Freshmen Commit to Graduate in 2017

JEFFERSONVILLE– On Monday, August 26, 2013, Twiggs County High School Freshman made a commitment to graduate on time in 2017.

The commitment ceremony was part of the Herff Jones Believe In You program. The program is designed to improve graduation rates, build character, develop leadership skills, increase participation, and recognize student achievement.

Students are encouraged to not only attend school regularly, but also to become an active member of the school community.

During their senior year, all students will be able to apply for a generous scholarship. One graduating senior will receive the Herff Jones Believe in You Scholarship & Principal's Award. The winner will be chosen based on criteria such as GPA, class rank, standardized test scores, student achievement both inside and outside of the classroom, extracurricular activities on campus, and commitment to community service

Back To School: Plan It

Back To School: Plan It

Whether your kids have already started school or if you still have several weeks left to your summer, it’s never too late or too early to begin to set your stellar student up for success this school year. 

PHOTO OF THE DAY | Meet Trip, the Doe

PHOTO OF THE DAY | Meet Trip, the Doe

Meet the doe the Mathern family lovingly calls Trip.

They say she's been a regular since they moved to Danville three years ago. 

Thanks for this Trail Cam Gem, A.J.!

If you have a unique photo to share, email whereyoulive@13wmaz.com

Twiggs County High Needs Business Help for Youth Program

Twiggs County High Needs Business Help for Youth Program

Twiggs County High School needs employers to employ high school juniors (11th graders) and seniors (12th graders) through its Youth Apprenticeship Program.

Youth Apprenticeship is a structured combination of school-based and work-based learning. Through a coordinated effort involving business and industry, Youth Apprenticeship addresses the dual role of preparing students for the world of work and providing Georgia with a highly skilled, technologically competitive workforce.

The Youth Apprenticeship program benefits students by offering them school-based and work-based learning opportunities that are related to students’ career interest areas.  Through Youth Apprenticeship, students are able to:

Back To School: Set Up A Homework Station

Back To School: Set Up A Homework Station

Whether your kids have already started school or if you still have several weeks left to your summer, it’s never too late or too early to begin to set your stellar student up for success this school year.