LIBERTY - Garrett Elementary School won an attendance banner for the fourth straight year.
Principal Joyce Goodlett accepted the attendance banner Monday from Dale Wilson, director of pupil personnel at the Board of Education meeting. The average attendance during 2003-2004 at Garrett school was 95.92 percent.
Overall average attendance in the other county schools was: Douglas, 95.60 percent; Middleburg, 95.41 percent; Liberty, 95.20 percent; Phelps Elementary, 95.05 percent; Phillips, 94.86; Casey middle school, 93.20 percent; and Casey High, 91.97 percent. The overall district had a 94.01 percent attendance.
Goodlett said the attendance banner will be hung on the gymnasium wall where the others are displayed. "We've won seven attendance banners since the 1996-1997 school year. The only time Garrett was beaten was in 1999-2000 when Middleburg won.