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December 16 Half Day

Half Day for Houston County Students Scheduled for December 16

Students in the Houston County School District will attend school for a half day on Friday, December 16, 2022. This is the last day of the first semester for the 2022-2023 school year.

School will begin at the regularly scheduled time on December 16, and students will be served lunch before dismissal. School dismissal times are below:

  • Middle Schools – 11:30 a.m.
  • High Schools – 12:00 p.m.
  • Primary and Elementary Schools – 12:30 p.m.

The after school program will not be offered on the half day. Students who ride the bus will return home approximately three hours earlier than their normally scheduled drop-off time.

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Houston County Sharks Supporters Presented ASPIRE Awards

Several Houston County Sharks supporters recently received awards from the American Association of Adapted Sports Programs (AAASP). The Adapted Sports Programs in Recreation and Education (ASPIRE) Awards recognize individuals who serve as role models and advocates for adapted sports. Adapted sports programs allow students with physical disabilities to reap the physical, social, emotional, and academic benefits of competitive athletics resulting in personal and social empowerment.

The winners include: 

  • Anna Henry -  Coach of the Year;
  • Elianna Stevens - Outstanding Female Athlete of the Year;
  • Christa Hartman - Gail Hendricks Volunteerism Award; and
  • Marvin James - Media Award
  • Leon Porter - Official of the Year

To read more about the ASPIRE Awards, click here.

Three District Leaders Receive State Awards

Houston County School District Leaders Receive Awards

Three Houston County School District leaders were recently recognized at the annual Georgia Association of Elementary School Principals and the Georgia Association of Middle School Principals Conference in St. Simons.

Dr. Alma Mundy, Assistant Principal of Instruction at Northside Middle School, was the recipient of the Hal Beaver Georgia Outstanding Assistant Principal Award.

Dr. Walter Stephens, Executive Director for School Operations, received the Reid Mullins Service Award for his dedication to middle level education.

Dr. Brett Wallace, Principal of Warner Robins Middle School, was presented with the Jerry Davis Georgia Distinguished Principal Award. Houston County School District has the most recipients of the Jerry Davis Award – four in total.

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