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Important Events


Oct. 17- Help A Child Smile (Mobile Dentist)

Oct. 23- Flu vaccines forms due

Oct. 23- Fall Festival 5-7

Oct. 29- Health Dept. Flu Vaccines

Nov. 3-7 Book Fair

Nov. 6- Family Night 5:30-7

Nov. 13-Thanksgiving lunch K,2,4

Nov. 14 Picture retakes

Nov. 24-28 Thanksgiving holidays










Boxtops for Education

Please remember to save your Boxtops for Education and send them to your child's classroom. Our school benefits greatly from the resources obtained through this program.


Red Ribbon Week Oct. 27-31

Monday- "Put a cap on drugs"- Wear your favorite hat.
Tuesday- "Warm up to a drug free life"- Wear your favorite sweats.
Wednesday- "Drugs turn you inside out"- Wear your clothes inside out.
Thursday- "Drugs and I don't mix"- Wear mix matched clothes.

Friday- "Proud to be drug free"- Wear red.

Big A is named 2014 National Blue Ribbon School!!!!

​Eight Georgia public schools receive National Blue Ribbon recognition


Eight Georgia public schools receive National Blue Ribbon recognition


MEDIA CONTACT: Matt Cardoza, GaDOE Communications Office, (404) 651-7358

September 30, 2014 – Eight Georgia public schools have been named National Blue Ribbon Schools, receiving an annual recognition from the U.S. Department of Education reserved for public and private elementary, middle and high schools with superior academic achievement or gains in achievement.


Wadsworth Magnet School for High Achievers, Medlock Bridge Elementary School, Lake Oconee Academy, South Forsyth Middle School, Centralhatchee Elementary School, Elite Scholars Academy, Stallings Island Middle School, and Big A Elementary Schools are all 2014 National Blue Ribbon Schools.


"I congratulate these eight schools for being recognized as 2014 National Blue Ribbon Schools," said State School Superintendent Dr. John Barge. "I am so proud of all that these schools have accomplished. The academic performance in these schools is a result of focused students, teachers, education leaders and parents working together toward the same goal of high student achievement."


The program was founded in 1982 and recognizes public and private elementary, middle, and high schools where students perform at exceptionally high levels, or where significant improvements in academic achievement are being made. Schools in the “Exemplary High Performing” category are among their state’s highest performing schools, as measured by state assessments or nationally normed tests. Schools in the “Exemplary Improving” category serve populations with a high percentage of students from disadvantaged backgrounds, and demonstrate significant progress in improving student achievement levels as measured by state assessments or nationally normed tests.


National Blue Ribbon Schools are honored at an annual awards ceremony in Washington, D.C., and each receive a plaque and flag to signify their exemplary status. The schools’ achievements are shared on the U.S. Department of Education’s website, and the principals and teacher leaders of National Blue Ribbon schools are called on to give presentations at state, regional, and professional meetings about the practices that made a difference for their students and faculty.


The schools are nominated by the U.S. Secretary of Education, the Chief State School officer in each state, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the Department of Defense Education Activity, and the Bureau of Indian Education. A total of 417 schools nationwide may be nominated, with the number of nominations in each state determined by the number of K-12 students and schools in each jurisdiction.



Wadsworth Magnet School for High Achievers, DeKalb County

Medlock Bridge Elementary School, Fulton County

Lake Oconee Academy, Greene County

South Forsyth Middle School, Forsyth County

Centralhatchee Elementary School, Heard County

Elite Scholars Academy, Clayton County

Stallings Island Middle School, Columbia County

Big A Elementary Schools, Stephens County​

Best Day at Big A Video

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Help Needed!!

If you would like to help with FALL FESTIVAL please contact Amy McCollum 706-391-0882

Oct. 20, 2014 News Broadcast

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