Fairytales come to life at Swainsboro Elementary

Posted by | November 2, 2018 4:31 pm

On Tuesday, October 23, Emanuel County Family Connection partnered with Swainsboro Elementary School (SES) for Family Reading Night.

Themed “Fairytales With a Twist,” attending students and their families heard four stories read by their favorite teachers in character costumes. Story-themed snacks were available, and each student received a book as a gift from Family Connection as well as one from Franklin Memorial Library.

In addition, students decorated pumpkins to bring Read More

SES gets special visit from Freddie Falcon

Posted by | November 2, 2018 4:30 pm

Swainsboro Elementary School (SES) was filled with excitement on October 24 as the students welcomed Atlanta Falcons mascot, Freddie Falcon.

The assembly was put on by the Fuel Up To Play 60 Program to recognize SES and coach Lara Norton as a “Touchdown” status school. Freddie and his crew put on an energetic program to teach students steps to take for better health and fitness.

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Bulldogs will pay for fourth consecutive region championship

Posted by | November 2, 2018 4:29 pm


The ECI Bulldogs and the Montgomery Co. Eagles, who were both undefeated in region play, met Friday for the sub-region. The Bulldogs made a statement win, sending the Eagles back to Mount Vernon with their first region loss, 49-20.

With the win, the Bulldogs will travel to Pooler to play Savannah Christian for the region championship. ECI and the Raiders played for the region crown in 2015 Read More

Downer is ECI’s Good Citizen

Posted by | November 2, 2018 4:28 pm

Jada Downer was recently honored with the DAR Good Citizenship Award for Emanuel County Institute. She is the daughter of Ray and Tabatha Downer.

The DAR Good Citizen Scholarship is intended to encourage and reward the qualities of good citizenship. Selected students must have the qualities of dependability, service, leadership, and patriotism to an outstanding degree. Downer will compete with two other students, one from Swainsboro High School and one Read More

Young Eagles represent at Edmund Burke race

Posted by | November 2, 2018 4:27 pm

Five elementary runners from David Emanuel Academy finished in the top 10 at a recent meet held at Edmund Burke Academy. Ben Griner placed first, Karson Kettles took fourth, Madeline Griner earned fifth, Halli Hammock finished seventh, and Rayleigh Faircloth placed ninth.

Pumpkins, pumpkins, pumpkins!

Posted by | November 1, 2018 12:31 pm

Students in first grade at Twin City Elementary recently completed a book character project using pumpkins in which they were asked to choose a character from a book they had read, then use a real pumpkin of any size to decorate as that character.

Most Original went to Liam Simmons’ “Charlotte’s Web” pumpkin. Daylen Peebles received Best Use of Materials for his “Dinosaurs Love Underpants” craft. Kira Pounds’ pumpkin themed Read More

SES honor students named

Posted by | November 1, 2018 12:30 pm

According to Principal Valorie Watkins, the following students at Swainsboro Elementary School (SES) were named to the below honor lists for the first nine weeks:

Star Honor Roll

Third grade — Landon Akridge, Kamm’Rynn Bell, Kailyn Boss, Layla Brinson, Kali Brown, Nylah Brown, Landon Claxton, Amelia Grace Clements, Jared Coleman, Caleb Dolph, Za’Lasha Freeman, Alexander Fuentes, Bethany Hall, Levi Hall, Kynlie Hogan, Elijah Holley, Mariska Hutcheson, Savannah Jackson, Mario Lampkin, Read More

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