Oconee County Schools

The mission of Oconee County Schools is to provide a safe and challenging learning environment that inspires all students to capture their dreams.

Local school teachers of the year named

Posted by Brook Whitmire

Posted on 14:00, Friday, September 12

Oconee County Schools is pleased to recognize and congratulate the educators who were selected by their fellow faculty members as local school teachers of the year for 2014-15:

Wendi Pitts (Oconee County Primary); Phyllis Hunt (Colham Ferry Elementary); Paula Pinkerton (High Shoals Elementary); Cindy Rose (Malcom Bridge Elementary); Christy Morrell (Oconee County Elementary); Lee Channell (Rocky Branch Elementary); Tonya Daniel (Malcom Bridge Middle); Victor DeVine (Oconee County Middle); Tim Griffeth (North Oconee High); and Renata Hoffa (Oconee County High).   
The OCS teacher of the year will be named at a banquet sponsored by the Oconee County High Schools Alumni Association on October 2.

Superintendent’s community update

Posted by Brook Whitmire

Posted on 00:00, Thursday, September 11

In this update Dr. Branch celebrates two of America’s best high schools. An edited version of his column was published in The Oconee Enterprise

Click here to read the superintendent’s community update.

Pursuit of Excellence Award coming this school year

Posted by Brook Whitmire

Posted on 15:35, Friday, August 22

Oconee County Schools is pleased to introduce the Oconee Commitment to Service Program (OCSP), an employee recognition initiative developed with input from OCS employees. The OCSP will recognize employees going far beyond the call of duty with the Pursuit of Excellence Award. Different employee groups will be represented in this recognition program at various times throughout the school year. (Teachers will continue to be recognized through the teacher of the year selection process.) One award winner will be chosen monthly, and recognized during the regular session of the Oconee County Board of Education.

Please access the link below for additional information.

Vision:  Oconee County Schools will be a nationally-recognized leader in academic achievement by ensuring all students receive rigorous, balanced education that will enable them to compete in and contribute to a global society.

Motto:  Committed to Student Success