Memorial Blood Drive to be Held
A drawing will be held for student donors; several scholarships will be awarded.
Irwin Takes 3rd in Area Competition
Congratulations to the ICHS Literary Team for their outstanding performance at Area competition on Saturday, March 4.
Area 1st place winners:
Josh Wells - Humorous Oral Interpretation
Robby Espano - Personal Essay
Ahmaad Mack - Boys Solo
Josh Wells, Ahmaad Mack, Patrick Tucker, & Dylan Hulsey - Quartet
2nd place finishers:
Tanner Spell - Argumentative Essay
Hannah Clayton - Girls Solo
3rd place finishers:
Will Schalch - International Extemporaneous Speaking
Abby Blanchett - Dramatic Oral Interpretation
Diana Yawn, Brittany Carver, & Andi Hutcherson - Trio
4th place finishers:
Rebecca Paulk - Essay
Lochlan Cunningham - Domestic Extemporaneous Speaking
All first place winners will compete at state on March 18 at Georgia Military College in Milledgeville.
The ICHS Literary team is coached by Wendy McFarland and music events are directed by Christopher Oldham.
ICHS Wrestlers Hold Dual Area Championship Titles
At 106lbs, Wright Walker became the first Irwin wrestler to win a State Championship since Horace Young won his 3rd championship in 2009. He is the first freshman state champion Irwin has had since Joe Strong in 2001.
FCCLA in the News!
Irwin County FCCLA, under the direction of Anne Phelps, was featured in the January/February 2017 edition of Teen Times, a magazine for Family, Career and Community Leaders of America, Inc. In addition to raising money for Ronald McDonald House, Irwin FCCLA hosts four blood drives each year, maintains a clothing closet for those in need, and participates in other volunteer work. What a way to pay it forward!
Click here to view the entire publication.
School Closing Early Friday
We will be getting out of school early on Friday due to the football game being played in Mt. Zion, Ga. Here's the schedule for Friday. Please note that we will not have HR or 4th Block on Friday.
1st Block- 8:00-9:30
2nd Block 9:35-10:35
3rd Block 10:40-11:30
Car riders and drivers will be released at 12:10
Bus riders will be released at 12:15 from the lunch room.
Students that want to leave before 12:10 must have their parents come sign them out or bring a note to me with a contact number on it. I will not accept phone calls on Friday. They need to bring the note on Friday morning to me during breakfast duty in the lunchroom by 8:00.