Monthly Archives: April 2018

Allsup speaks to high school students at EGSC

Posted on April 30, 2018 12:12 pm by Katelyn Moore, East Georgia State College

On April 13, 2018, Sherrie Allsup spoke to Emanuel County 11th and 12th graders from both Swainsboro High School and Emanuel County Institute.

Allsup is a survivor of long-term sexual abuse and assault as a child and as a young adult, with a resulting diagnosis of Complex PTSD. She works every day to manage and close this chapter of her life. The focus of her next chapter is sharing her … Read More


EGSC chess team participates in regional competition

Posted on April 30, 2018 10:10 am by Katelyn Moore, East Georgia State College

The East Georgia State College Chess Team competed in the 2018 Georgia Collegiate Team State Championship on April 14, 2018 in Roswell, Ga. The collegiate team matches were hosted by Grand Master Ben Finegold at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Atlanta.  The Bobcat scholar-participants were Team Captain and Correll Scholar Daniel Rodriguez-Teran of, Hannon Shepard of Kite, Dillion Price of Adrian, and Correll Scholar Eric Vilches of Metter.… Read More


Fulford Center announces summer camps

Posted on April 30, 2018 10:10 am by Katelyn Moore, East Georgia State College

The Sudie A. Fulford Community Learning Center on the Swainsboro campus of East Georgia State College will hold a variety of camps this summer to serve the area’s youth. From food to science, inventions to chess, there’s a camp for every interest this year!

June 4 – 6, 2018, unleash your child’s imagination with Acting Out! Mini Camp from 8:30 a.m. until noon. The camp is for rising grades 3-5 … Read More


Swainsboro Primary School students recognize volunteers

Posted on April 27, 2018 2:02 pm by Halei Lamb

   In honor of National Volunteer Week, Macy Fagler’s first grade class at Swainsboro Primary School made cards for Pruitt Health Hospice volunteers and presented them to Volunteer Coordinator, Shana Faircloth.


Reynolds grabs first place at Sportsman’s meeting

Posted on April 27, 2018 2:02 pm by Halei Lamb

   On Tuesday, April 10, the Emanuel County Sportsman’s Club held its regular meeting, which included the annual Big Buck contest for the 2017-2018 deer season.

   Tim Mason placed first in the firearm entry, and 8-year-old Robert Edward Reynolds won the youth entry with his very first deer.


Moses named SHS prom queen

Posted on April 27, 2018 2:02 pm by Halei Lamb

   At Swainsboro High School (SHS), students and staff are encouraged to “#choosekind” and believe that everyone in the world should receive a standing ovation at least once in their lives. With that being said, Swainsboro High School is proud to announce that student Mykia Moses received her standing ovation while being awarded the title of 2017-2018 prom queen.


Swainsboro wraps up baseball season

Posted on April 27, 2018 2:02 pm by Halei Lamb

by TROUP BRINSON

   The Swainsboro Tigers (13-13) completed their baseball season last week, winning the season finale in Bleckley County to even their overall record. The Tigers failed to make the playoffs, though, finishing 4-10 in Region 2-AA in last place after losing their final five region games.

   The final week was a busy one for Swainsboro as they packed five games into four days, culminating with a doubleheader in Read More


SHS recognizes Bunyon as Parent of the Month

Posted on April 27, 2018 2:02 pm by Halei Lamb

   Parent involvement is important to the mission and success of Swainsboro High School (SHS). Each month, one parent is recognized for their involvement in the fulfillment of the SHS goal to enhance parent communication and engagement. 

   The Parent of the Month for March is Angela Bunyon. Her daughter, Illandra says her mom is “always helping [her] in school.”


SHS announce Eighth Grade Parent Night program

Posted on April 27, 2018 2:02 pm by Halei Lamb

   Swainsboro High School (SHS) will be hosting Eighth Grade Parent Night for rising ninth graders on Tuesday, May 1, at 6 p.m. in the auditorium. The program will include an overview of the freshman high school experience. Students attending will also receive registration information. For additional information, contact Monica Y. Pace, ninth and tenth grade counselor, at 478-237-2267.


Make sure to register for this year’s Pine Tree Festival Grand Parade

Posted on April 27, 2018 2:02 pm by Halei Lamb

   The deadline for registration forms to participate in the 73rd Annual Grand Parade, slated for May 5, is April 28.

   Cash prizes for non-profit businesses are $500 for first place, $300 for second, and $200 for third. For-profit entry prizes include a first place award of $750, $500 for second place, and $250 for third.

   This event is sponsored by the Swainsboro Shrine Club. No candy or other objects may Read More


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