District Archived Stories
CCES: PISAT Meetings 2009-2010 School Year

Parenting and Family Literacy Center

Thursday, August 13, 2009 - Open House
Monday, September 14, 2009
Monday, October 5, 2009
Monday, October 12, 2009 - Statewide Parenting Day
Monday, November 16, 2009
Monday, December 7, 2009
Monday, January 11, 2010
Monday, February 8, 2010
Monday, March 8, 2010
Monday, April 26, 2010
Monday, May 17, 2010
Parenting and Family Literacy Center

Every summer, Auburn University hosts over 100 summer programs designed to educate and inspire youth in a variety of academic, athletic, and extracurricular endeavors. Participants have the opportunity to further their education and skills while experiencing life at Auburn University and making new friends from around the country. We invite you to join us in 2013!

For more information, go to auburn.edu/summercamps or contact James Birdsong at james.birdsong@auburn.edu
Southern Choctaw Elementary PTO Meeting Schedule 2009-2010

Parenting and Family Literacy Center
Thursday, September 3, 2009

Monday, October 12, 2009 - Statewide Parenting Day

Thursday, October 22, 2009

Thursday, March 25, 2010

Thursday, May 13, 2010
Fall Administration of the Alabama High School Graduation Exam
Accountability, Assessments, Curriculum and Textbooks
The Alabama High School Graduation Exam (AHSGE) will be administered on the following dates:

Monday, September  15, 2008            Reading
Tuesday, September 16, 2008             Language
Wednesday, September 17, 2008      Social Studies
Thursday, September 18, 2008          Science / Biology (Both Tests)
Friday, September 19, 2008                 Mathematics

The AHSGE will be administered at Choctaw County High School and Southern Choctaw High School.  For additional information, contact Ms. Rhonda Johnson at (205) 459-3031, or Mr. Kevin Howard at Choctaw County High School, or Ms. Betty McBride at Southern Choctaw High School.
ALSDE/ADAP Transition Trainings for Parents
Below are a list of scheduled transition trainings that are scheduled for parents. Feel free to attend any of these meetings if you are in the area.

Saturday, March 15, 10:30 AM – 12 PM (CONFIRMED) Florence Public Library
350 N. Wood Ave
Florence, AL 35630

Florence, AL 35630
FPL Contact: Debra Anderson

Tuesday, March 18, 6:30 PM - 8 PM (CONFIRMED) Kennedy Classroom Martha Parham West Tuscaloosa, AL

Thursday, March 20, 6:30 PM – 8 PM (CONFIRMED)
UCP Technology & Training Center
1856 Keats Drive NW
Huntsville, AL 35810
UCP Contacts:Tracy Cieniewicz, 256-859-4900, tracyc@ucphuntsville.org or Melissa Anderson, Program Manager, Childcare Enhancement with a Purpose (CCEP)

Monday, March 31, 6:30 PM – 8 PM (CONFIRMED) Jacksonville State University- Houston Cole Library
700 Pelham Road North
Jacksonville, AL 36265
JSU Contact: Alisha R. Henson, Secretary, Dean of Library Services, 256-782-5255, ahenson@jsu.edu
Georgia Pacific and Choctaw Co Schools - Digital Math Initiative

A partnership with Georgia Pacific has provided funds for a Digital Math Initiative at Choctaw County Schools.  Funds were used to purchase equipment for math instruction at both high schools.
Choctaw County Schools participate in Microsoft IT Academy

Choctaw County High School is excited to announce a strategic partnership with Microsoft Information Technology (IT) Academy Program.  The IT Academy program offers many unique educational benefits to fully prepare students for the 21st century and validate their learning through internationally recognized IT industry certifications. 

 Program Benefits

By earning a Microsoft Certification,  students will:
Validate the technical knowledge and skills they learned 
Gain a competitive edge in the job market
Demonstrate their commitment to the IT profession
Enable a career development path for ongoing advancement of Microsoft technology skills

Future plans include offering the same program at Southern Choctaw High School.

For more information contact Choctaw County High School (205-459-2139) or the Career and Technical Education Department at the Central Office (205-459-3031).
Parent Technology Classes

Parenting and Family Literacy Center

The Choctaw County Board of Education will be holding Parent Technology Classes at the Family Literacy Center beginning on Monday, August 24, 2009 and ending Monday, August 31, 2009.  The classes will start at 4:30 P.M. and end at 6:30 P.m. Parents will learn basic computer skills in these classes.  For additional informational about classes and resources available to parents contact Maranda Coleman at 205-459-3031 at ext. 2028.