Welcome to Irwin County Middle School!
6th Grade Supply List
- Bookbag (optional)
- One 1.5” or 2” binder
- Spiral notebook
- Clip-in pencil pouch
- 2 packs of paper
- Pencils (wooden or mechanical)
- Colored Pencils
- Dry erase markers
- Hand-held pencil sharpener
- Lead Refills (if using mechanical pencils)
- Earbuds that will stay at the school
- Glue Stick
- Hand Sanitizer
- Clorox Wipes
7th Grade General Supply List
- Notebook paper
- Colored Copy Paper (math)
- # 2 Pencils
- Colored pencils
- Binder pencil pouch
- Hand held pencil sharpener
- Pencil top erasers
- Dry erase marker
- 2 - 2 inch notebooks
- 1- 2.5 inch Notebook
- 5 folders with pockets and prongs (2 ELA, 1 Math, 2 SS)
- 2 packs - Subject dividers with pockets
- Highlighters – yellow, blue, pink and green
- TI30XS calculator (optional)
- 2 Boxes of facial tissue
- Hand Sanitizer
Please see your teacher at open house for any additional subject specific supplies.
8th Grade Supply List
- Earbuds (Essential to use Google Classroom)
- 2 inch Binder (2)
- Composition Notebook
- 3-Prong Folder (1)
- Loose leaf notebook paper
- Colored Pencils
- Hand Sanitizer
- Dry Erase Markers
- TI30-XS calculator (optional)
-For sanitary purposes, please make sure your student has his or her own pair of earbuds to use in class.
Virtual Return to School
As long as our staff numbers continue to go down and not spike, our plan is to start back with virtual instruction on January 19th. More information will be released early next week.
CONTACTING OVER THE BREAK
If your student tests positive for COVID-19 or is identified as a close contact of a positive case over the holiday break, please email our Director of Student Services Coordinator, Kerry Billingsley at .
Please include the following information in your email:
- Student's full name
- Birth date
- Date when symptoms began (if there are symptoms)
- Date that the test was collected/last date of exposure to a positive case
Any other information that you think might be pertinent. This will be incredibly helpful as we plan for the next semester.
Thank you for your cooperation in helping us keep our Irwin County students, staff, and families safe during this time of uncertainty.
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!
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!