Welcome to Irwin County Middle School!
In consultation with our local pediatrician, Dr. Conner, Irwin County Schools have decided to require all students and staff to wear some type of facial covering. For students who have medical issues and if parents feel their child needs something different other than a mask, please contact your child’s principal. Thank you and stay safe!
Good afternoon, This is an announcement about the start date for Irwin County Schools. Irwin County Schools have made a decision to reschedule the start date for school from August 4th to Monday, August 10th. This delay is due to us trying to get all the necessary items needed for the start of school as well as teachers needing more time to prepare for the upcoming changes. We would like for you to know that our goal is to provide the highest quality education during this most trying time. The virtual open house date has changed as well from August 3rd to August 7th.
Thank you for your understanding.
Please visit the enrollment page for information about enrolling in Irwin County High School and to download the enrollment packet. Completed packets should be returned to the board office at 210 Apple St.
Information on start of the FY21 school year will be posted as information becomes available.
Norris and Phillips Win System-Wide Spelling Bee
- February 3, 2020 February 3, 2020
Congratulations to our 2020 Spelling Champion Haven Norris and first runner up Nate Phillips.
Elementary Students participating were Ava Avant, Riley Driscoll, Rhiana Escobar, Joshua Gibson, Michael Lundy, Wyatt O'Neal, Jazoria Pugh, Henry Purvis, Celia Wilson, and Andrew Wright (Alternates Brooklyn Gordon, Rhett Griffin, and Laci Smith)
Middle School Students were Isabelle English, Cemorra Gaskins, Robbi Gill, Hannah Lake, Haven Norris, Nate Phillips, Baylee Prescott, Keon Slacks, Faith Smith, and Nathan Williams (Alternates D'Asia Laster and Brianna Spradley)
All the Spelling Bee participants in grades 4 through 8 did a great job!
REACH Scholars Announced
- November 7, 2019 November 7, 2019
Congratulations to the 2019-2020 REACH Scholars. REACH (Realizing Achievement Can Happen) Georgia is a needs-based scholarship that begins in eighth grade. Scholars must maintain good grades, behavior, and attendance through middle school and high school and are awarded a $10,000 scholarship that may be used at any HOPE-eligible institution in Georgia. Pictured with Principal Andrew Tucker, the 2019-2020 Scholars are Cynise White, Katherine Sumner, Carlee Burch, Carlie Brooks, and Isabelle English.
2019 Middle School Young Authors
- March 21, 2019 March 21, 2019
Congratulations to the 2019 Middle School Young Authors!
6th Grade: 1st Abby Smith, 2nd Luke Snyder, 3rd Demarcus Green
7th Grade: 1st Nate Phillips, 2nd Carlie Brooks, 3rd Isabella Roberts
8th Grade: 1st Jada Walker, 2nd Rachael Poole, 3rd L'Mariyah Woodson
ICMS Coordinator is Mrs. Maria Johnson
ICMS Reading Bowl Team Places Fourth in State
- March 4, 2019 March 4, 2019
The Irwin County Middle School Reading Bowl Team won second place at the Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl Regional Competition on February 9, which advanced them to the state competition on March 2. The Reading Bowl Team defeated several public, private, and charter schools, large and small, to become the runner-up champions. The Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl is a unique competition where students are quizzed over the year's Georgia Peach Book Award for Teen Readers nominees.
The team competed in the division II competition on Saturday, March 2, at Georgia Southern University. Although the ICMS team did not advance to the next round of competition, they did place 4th overall. Coaches Rene Barnes and Dee Cunningham, as well as the entire ICMS community, are very proud of our girls!
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Toll-Free School Safety Hotline
MAKE THE CALL AND STOP VIOLENCE IN YOUR SCHOOL
The 1-877-SAY-STOP toll-free hotline was created by the Georgia Department of Education. Students can anonymously report anyone who has a weapon, has threatened to bring a weapon to school, or has violated any other school safety rules. The hotline hours are Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; after 5 p.m. all calls will be forwarded to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation. Callers will not be asked to reveal their identities. Make the call; you can make a difference!