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School of Discovery Host Open House & P.T.O.
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Posted On: Thursday, August 28, 2014

School of Discovery host Open House and P.T.O. Meeting

September 2, 2014 at 5:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M.


School of Discovery Genesis Center (SELMA) – The administration, faculty, and staff of the School of Discovery Genesis Center will host its first OPEN HOUSE and P.T.O. meeting for the 2014-2015 school year on Tuesday, September 2, 2014 from 5:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. at the J.H. Pickard Auditorium.

During Open House, parents can tour the school, meet briefly with their child’s teachers and the administrative staff, including the newly appointed Principal and Assistant Principals, Mr. Major Burrell, Ms. Stephanie Smith and, Ms. Cassandra Freeman, respectively.

The P.T.O.will hold nominations of officers and elections for the positions of President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer and chaplain. Additionally, the P.T.O. will host a membership drive during Open House, encouraging other parents and guardians to join the organization. Membership is $5.00, payable to the School of Discovery.

Door prizes will be given and light refreshments will be served.


New teachers joining the SOD staff in 2014 are Mr. Burl Bonner, teaching P.E. and Health, Ms. Shonda Hobbs, teaching English and Language Arts, and Ms. Jasmine Pritchett, teaching science and aerospace.

Retired personnel include Mrs. Lillie Terry who served 21 years as the school’s secretary, Mrs. Joy Hobson served 35 years as a social studies teacher, and former Principal Mrs. Jacqueline Walker served 40 years in the school system.

SOD PTOs past and present would like to bestow a great appreciation for and acknowledgment to Mrs. Joy Hobson, who has served faithfully as the PTO Chaplain for 19 years.


OPEN HOUSE is sponsored by:

Major Burrell, Principal and Assistant Principals

Stephanie Smith and Cassandra Freeman

the OPEN HOUSE Committee:

Shonda Hobbs, Chair

Crystal Boykin, Nicole Long, Dexter Patterson and Michael Rainey

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