The mission of Oconee County Schools is to provide a safe and challenging learning environment that inspires all students to capture their dreams.
In this update Dr. Branch celebrates another round of academic accomplishments. An edited version of his column was published in The Oconee Enterprise.
At its regular session on March 2, the Oconee County Board of Education unanimously approved the recommendation of Superintendent Dr. Jason Branch to appoint Ashley Templeton principal of Oconee County Elementary School. Templeton will replace Nannette Varela, who is retiring at the conclusion of this school year, and will begin her new duties on June 1.
Rocky Branch Elementary School recently received two outstanding recognitions. The school achieved STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) certification, and was also named a 2015 Georgia School of Character.
North Oconee High School and Oconee County High School were recognized yesterday by State School Superintendent Richard Woods for excellence in Advanced Placement performance.
Vision: Oconee County Schools will be a nationally-recognized leader in academic achievement by ensuring all students receive a rigorous, balanced education that will enable them to compete in and contribute to a global society.
Motto: Committed to Student Success