Welcome to the 2016-2017 school year! We are coming off of an exciting summer holding the title of All Sport Champion for Region 1-AA for ten years in a row, celebrating the Odyssey of the Mind World Champions, and sending off two students to United States Military Academies and another student to an Ivy League school! We are proud to announce the continued achievement of Advanced Placement Scholars in 2015 with 42 AP Scholars, including four National AP Scholars, in recognition of their exceptional achievement on the College Board’s Advanced Placement exams. Our newest program of study, the C.I.T.Y. Virtual Program provides an innovative, non-traditional learning experience starting in Kindergarten through 12th Grade, with two options for students: Full Virtual and Hybrid. The C.I.T.Y. Virtual Program features Odysseyware, a complete online curriculum designed with lesson support, instruction videos, interactive games, activities, projects, and assignments. When on our campus, these students will meet in the north building in the C.I.T.Y. Virtual computer lab on the second floor. Educating Gifted and Talented Students (EGATS) will enter its fourth year in which 4th and 5th grade students in Thomasville City Schools receive instruction from English, science, social studies, and mathematics Scholars Academy teachers on our campus each week. For one project this year, students will be using a grant to prepare and plant a monarch butterfly garden. Please become a member of our parent organization, Scholars Boosters. Scholars Boosters aim to contribute with volunteering, funding, and distributing information so that the school's faculty, academics, extracurricular programs, and social events will grow and thrive for the benefit of all Scholars Academy students and Thomasville City Schools as a whole. Sponsorship levels are available on the SCHOLARS BOOSTERS page. Our award-winning athletics, fine arts, and academic teams are ready to defend their titles and work hard to represent Thomasville City Schools as our achievements continue to stand out at the local, state, national, and international levels. Our Scholars Showcase magazine highlights the well-known and sometimes unsung achievements of our students. If you didn’t purchase one last spring, copies are available in the computer lab for $10. Please pay close attention to all of the items on the “Scholars Academy Tips for Success” included in your Open House folder and via the link below. Instructions about schedules, attendance, grading policies, electronics policies, dress code, and more are included on this informational document. Please do not hesitate to contact the school about any concerns. We encourage your feedback so that we can develop new programs and progress toward an even better educational experience for your family.
Thanks for being a part of the Scholars Family, Dale Graham, Ph.D.