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Infinite Campus Mobile Apps

posted Sep 13, 2018, 1:16 PM by Tobie Jones   [ updated Sep 17, 2018, 12:53 PM ]

NEW Infinite Campus Apps Available Soon. Please check back for updates.
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New Parent Involvement Coordinator

posted Aug 27, 2018, 10:49 AM by Tobie Jones

Please join Commerce City Schools in welcoming Maggie Eterno as our Parent Involvement Coordinator.  Maggie will be busy getting to know everyone in our system!  Maggie's office will be located at Commerce Primary School.  You can reach her at 706-335-5587 or maggie.eterno@commercecityschools.org.  We are so excited to have Maggie join our team!

2018 Tax Digest

posted Aug 16, 2018, 6:16 AM by Tobie Jones

The Board of Education for Commerce City Schools does hereby announce that the millage rate will be set at a meeting to be held at the Commerce Board of Education Office located at 270 Lakeview Dr., Commerce, Georgia on September 10, 2018 at 6:00 pm and pursuant to the requirements of O.C.G.A. Section 48-5-32 do hereby publish the following presentation of the current year's tax digest and levy, along with the history of the tax digest and levy for the past five years. The Board has tentatively adopted a millage rate which will require an increase in property taxes by 3.31% over the rollback rate. Before setting the millage on September 10, 2018 there will be three public meetings. The first will convene on August 27, 2018 at 10:00 AM at the Commerce City Board of Education offices at 270 Lakeview Dr. Commerce, Ga.  The second will convene   at 5:00 PM on August 28, 2018 at the Commerce City Board of Education.  The third will convene at 5:30 PM immediately preceding the regularly scheduled Board meeting at 6:00.  All citizens are encouraged to attend these public meetings.



2018 Milestones Results

posted Aug 8, 2018, 6:44 PM by Tobie Jones

Dear Students, Parents, Faculty, Staff, and Community Members,

In this week’s Jackson Herald, the headlines include a story summarizing the results from the 2018 Milestones End of Grade Assessments and the 2018 End of Course Test results. Though the results were reported accurately for the End of Grade (Grades 3, 5, and 8), the results were NOT reported accurately for the 2018 End of Course Test results at Commerce High School.

Commerce High School is on a 4x4 traditional block schedule which means that students earn a full year of credit each semester. The results reported in the newspaper only tell part of the story. I can only assume that the newspaper pulled their results from the Department of Education website (which only reports results from spring semester). Please find below the accurate overall (year-long) results for Commerce High School.

  • Ninth Grade Literature- 11% of students scored at Level 1 (14 of 133) NOT 19.6%

  • Algebra I- 22% of students scored at Level 1 (31 of 144)

  • American Literature and Composition- 13% of students scored at Level 1 (16 of 122) NOT 22.8%

  • Biology- 19% of students scored at Level 1 (18 of 96) NOT 30.9%

  • Economics- 17% of students scored at Level 1 (15 of 87) NOT 18%

  • Geometry- 10% of students scored at Level 1 (8 of 82) NOT 25%

  • US History- 23% of students scored at Level 1 (27 of 120) NOT 44%

We understand that we still have work to do at every grade level; however, our students and faculty/staff members/administrators are working too hard to report inaccurate data. Please let me know if you have questions.

Sincerely,

Joy R. Tolbert

Superintendent

Commerce High School Orientation Night

posted Jul 10, 2018, 12:22 PM by Tobie Jones

CHS Orientation Flyer

Proposed Budget 2019

posted Jun 19, 2018, 6:23 AM by Tobie Jones


New Student Registration

posted Jun 15, 2018, 8:39 AM by Tobie Jones

Commerce City Schools

2018-2019 New Student Registration (Grades 1-12) *

*not including Pre-K

 Commerce City Schools has scheduled early registration for new students enrolling for the 2018-2019 school year on the following dates:

  • Monday, July 9, 2018 from 7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday, July 10, 2018 from 7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Enrollment instructions are on the Commerce City Schools website (http://www.commercecityschools.org/district/student-registration).


You may contact the system registrar, Angie Ingram, at (706) 335-5500 or (706) 336-8965, if you have any questions.

Get Georgia Reading

posted May 18, 2018, 12:01 PM by Tobie Jones

During the summer months away from school, it’s crucial that our kids have access to healthy meals, safe environments, and books and educational opportunities so they can keep learning. The Georgia Department of Education, Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning, Georgia Public Library Service, and other partners across the state have come together to give you access to helpful resources all in one place at:

Food Service - End-of-year Balances

posted Apr 19, 2018, 6:16 PM by Tobie Jones   [ updated May 1, 2018, 10:53 AM ]

Announcement for End-of-year Account Balance Round-up from Rich Friedman/ School Nutrition Director

As we finish up April and quickly approach the final weeks of school in May, the Cafeteria Managers at each school have the unenviable task of trying to collect payment owed for meals served during the year. This is not a pleasant job and we don’t enjoy it –BUT like any business we have to collect what’s owed or we risk not covering our expenses. This, in turn, makes it difficult to continue to offer the best food and service that we can. We at Commerce City Schools Nutrition Department are proud of our program and enthusiastic participation from students and staff on a daily basis bear out the good work we do. There are official penalties and consequences for delinquent accounts but we prefer to ask nicely and depend upon the good will and sense of fair play from the families in our community. As always, if your family has financial issues that make timely payment difficult, give us a call and we will do our best to bring community resources to your aid.

Summer Driver Education at CHS

posted Mar 22, 2018, 11:08 AM by Tobie Jones

What: Driver Education at Commerce High School
When: Monday, July 9 - Thursday, July 12 |  8am - 4pm
Where: CHS Media Center
Cost: $375.00

To register for the class and apply for the grant, go to

If you have questions, please contact David Cash at CHS.

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