News & Announcement

Fall Picture Retake-Day

TES' annual Fall Picture retake-day will take place Monday, October 3, 2022 for all students who missed the previous picture day. Remember to dress your best and smile!

Kona Ice Truck Visits TES

TES is excited to welcome the Kona Ice truck back to our campus, Wednesday, October 5, 2022. Cold treats may be purchased by students and staff that day from the truck.

Fall Holiday

McDuffie County Schools' Fall Break will take place Thursday, October 6 - Monday, October 10, 2022 for all students.

Important Parent Survey

Please take the time and participate in our important Parent Survey. We thank you for your input and feedback.

McDuffie Earns Highest Accreditation Score in its History

In its recent Cognia accreditation external review team visit, the McDuffie County School System earned an Index of Education Quality score of 386.94 out of a possible 400. The district earned the highest possible rating on 30 of the 31 standards reviewed.

Eagle Scout Project and Donation

Thomson Elementary School is excited to thank Khalil Davis for his additions and contributions to our larger playground. Khalil is the grandson of former TES Principal, Dr. Donald Davis. Khalil's Eagle Scout project led him to add Pickle Ball, Hotscotch, and Four Square for our students to enjoy in this large, open area. Thank you so much, Khalil!

Bright By Text

Bright by Text is a nationwide text messaging platform that supports parents and caregivers of children -- from prenatal to age eight – to help them make the most of everyday interactions.
• Parents and caregivers can sign up by simply texting the word “GPB” to 274448 or by going to this link:
• The service leverages the reach of text messaging to engage parents and caregivers where they are, delivering important tips, activities and resources directly to their mobile device.
• Free for Georgia parents and caregivers of children from prenatal to age eight and offered through a partnership between Georgia Public Broadcasting and United Way of Metro Atlanta.
• Evidence-based content from trusted early childhood experts.
• Messages are delivered 2-4 times per week and tailored to the age and stage of their child’s development.
• Multigenerational content, proven to increase caregiver confidence, competence and connections.
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