Here is the link to all of the photos from 2019 Graduation. You may save these and order prints as you please. Thank you to Colby for taking all of these great photos! https://photo.walgreens.com/library/share?via=link&token=-23Ck03FaE15GKHzdCskvw/SFO/1002076057060/WALGREENS
Interested in a career in Early Childhood Education? TECTA is offering - Orientation class scheduled for the summer. One week long June 10 Monday – June 14 Friday 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (1 hour lunch break) at DSCC. Students completing the course will receive the full 30 hour course in one week. Course completion makes you eligible for financial aid for an Early Childhood degree at DSCC. Questions or for an application Contact Donna Smith: text 731 413 5253 or email dsmith@mail.Lced.net
Softball tryouts will be May 21st and May 22nd at 4pm
Thursday May 9th Maggie Moo’s ice cream truck is returning to RHS! They will be here 9-12 and we will announce when each group of students may go. Be sure to bring your $5.
Senior Honors Night will be held Thursday May 9, 2019 at 6:30 pm in the cafeteria. Students will have received an invitation.
Algebra 1 students will take their Common Assessment today during their class period. Please help us minimize interruptions to the testing room by coordinating any necessary check out to between class periods.
The RHS Concert Band held its Spring Concert on Monday, April 29th which featured an original composition, “Chorale and Chaccone,” by student Hayden Elrafei. Elrafei is a student in the Music Theory class and enjoys exploring what he can redefine in this study of theory and composition. He plans to continue composition for the remainder of his high school career, and plans on majoring in Music Theory in college.
If your senior has not ordered their cap and gown they must be ordered this week in order for them to guarantee arrival by graduation.
Congratulations to RHS Student Jonathon on being awarded 1st place in The Congressional Art Contest. This is a contest between all of the counties within the 8th district with a first place winner for each county and each award presented by the congressman David Kustoff.
Ripley High School will hold a college and career fair Tuesday April 16 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Representatives from area colleges, local jobs, the State Education Department, and American Job Center will be present. Parents and students are invited.
There will be no after school football today, April 11, 2019.
Ripley High School students Jacob and Nitoria spoke to the 2019 WestStar group about their experiences in CTE programming. Both students currently have industry certification that they have earned in high school. Jacob plans to attend TCAT-Ripley on graduation and Nitoria will pursue a career in Early Childhood at DSCC. Pictured with the students are UTM WestStar coordinators Charlie Deal and Virginia Grimes and Superintendent Shawn Kimble.
Monday April 8,2019 Biology students in Ms Leviticus and Ms Hodges courses will take their TNReady test. It is important that all students are on time to class so they can begin testing promptly. We hope everyone can come well rested and prepared. Good luck!
Please remember that the Lace Up for Literacy 5K is this Saturday at RHS. The race begins at 9:00am. Please come out and join in on the fun. More details about the race, registration, and related events can be found here: http://www.lced.net/article/100645?org=lauderdaleschools
Report Cards will be sent home with students today. Students will receive them in their third block class.
TNReady Testing will begin Monday, April 8. Biology will test Monday. English will test Tuesday through Thursday. April 15-18 Geometry and US History will test.
The ROAR/FOCUS behavior for the week of April 1, 2019, is found at the link below along with ACT vocabulary words, practice items and helpful tips. http://www.lced.net/roar
Students in Biology, Physical Science, and Algebra 1 will take common assessments today in class. Please help us give these students a quiet and positive testing environment and hold any necessary check outs to class change times.
Due to the OVERWHELMING POSITIVE response of folks wanting to purchase the 2019 RHS Yearbook this year We extended the date until Friday for Deposits of $25 Please feel free to use your debit or credit card online too. www.yearbookordercenter.com Use School Code 1391
Tomorrow is the last chance to pay your deposit for your 2019 yearbook. There will be no extras ordered. If you don’t pay a deposit you will not have a yearbook. The deposit amount is $25 total price is $65.
Tomorrow at 5:30 pm Ripley High School will hold a parent meeting about registration for upcoming sophomore, junior, and senior students for the 2019-2020 school year. The meeting will be held in the theater. Counselors, graduation coach, and dual enrollment coordinator will be present to answer any questions. Please make plans to attend we hope to see you there!
Do our phones create too much distraction? In Mrs. Parmenter's Senior Chemistry 2 class students were asked to turn on their notifications and turn up the volume on their phones. They made a mark every time They were interrupted. Mrs. Parmenter wanted to demonstrate how many times they are interrupted by their cellular devices. This was the result of 13 students and one teacher in one class period.
The ROAR/FOCUS behavior for the week of March 18, 2019, is found at the link below along with ACT vocabulary words, practice items and helpful tips. http://www.lced.net/roar
RHS Parents, your student must make a $25.00 deposit this year to be able to receive the 2019 yearbook. No extra copies will be ordered to sell afterwards. We will order what the students pay for or put down a deposit for only! Money is due on March 21st.
Softball game tonight is CANCELLED.
Students participating in the blood drive tomorrow must pick up the color coded form tomorrow morning in the lobby. Permission forms must be turned in by 8:00 a.m. no later.
No credit recovery or track practice this afternoon.
Congratulations to the 2019 Football Cheerleaders! Reagan - Captain, Ashlyn, Lexie, Kaylee, Amber, Hannah, Paige, Maddie, Carnie, Breanna, Abbie, Kaylnn, Annsley, Leah, Jade, and Taylor.
Blood drive will be this Thursday March 14. Students must pick up a form during lunch today from Mrs. Marcie in the cafeteria. No forms will be accepted after Wednesday. Thursday morning students that have signed up will receive a colored sheet in the front lobby prior to 8:00 am.
Students can purchase their ticket to baseball games for $1.00 all season when they show their ID! Come out and support our Tiger Baseball.
No after school credit recovery today
No tutoring with Dr. Pratt this afternoon.
Congratulations to the RHS Band for receiving an excellent rating at the West Tennessee Band and Orchestra Association Concert Festival held at University of Tennessee- Martin.
The ROAR/FOCUS behavior for the week of March 11, 2019, is found at the link below along with ACT vocabulary words, practice items and helpful tips. http://www.lced.net/roar
Softball Meet the Tigers is tonight at 5 pm at the softball field! Come out and meet these great young ladies and coaches. #ripleytigers
The RHS Beta club has received the 2019 National Beta School of Merit award. The chapter will be recognized at the National Beta Convention in Oklahoma City, OK. Congrats to the students and sponsors of Beta!
The ROAR/FOCUS behavior for the week of March 4, 2019, is found at the link below along with ACT vocabulary words, practice items and helpful tips. http://www.lced.net/roar
Junior ACT Test will be Tuesday, March 12 during the regular school day schedule. 9th and 10th graders will be taking a practice ACT that day. Students - please get a good night’s sleep, have pencils, and be on time.
Ripley High School to Offer Computer Science Courses with Amazon Future Engineer. Amazon announced that it will fund computer science courses in more than 25 schools across Tennessee, including Ripley High School. https://www.lced.net/article/92466?org=ripleyhighschool
The ROAR/FOCUS behavior for the week of February 25, 2019, is found at the link below along with ACT vocabulary words, practice items and helpful tips. http://www.lced.net/roar
We can now order yearbooks online. Everyone can order from www.yearbookordercenter.com Enter in our school order number 1391.
The ROAR/FOCUS behavior for the week of February 18, 2019, is found at the link below along with ACT vocabulary words, practice items and helpful tips. http://www.lced.net/roar
Youth Leadership Lauderdale applications are due today. Applications can be turned in at the RHS guidance office until 3 today or the Chamber of Commerce until 4 p.m. today.
Don’t forget! District wide Family/Teacher Conference tonight from 4-7 p.m. progress reports will be handed out at this time. RHS parents will see first block teachers to receive their student’s progress report.
Today’s track practice is CANCELLED. Practice schedule will resume Wednesday, February 13, 2019.
Ripley High School JROTC will hold a U.S. Flag Retirement Ceremony in March. They are asking for the community to turn in flags that are worn, faded, tattered, or being unused. You may bring these flags to RHS JROTC to be retired.
Come out and enjoy the Class of 2019's presentation of Rodger's and Hammerstein's Oklahoma this weekend! Friday February 8th at 7p.m. Saturday February 9th at 7 p.m. and Sunday February 10th at 3 p.m. all admission will be $7.00.
The ROAR/FOCUS behavior for the week of February 11, 2019, is found at the link below along with ACT vocabulary words, practice items and helpful tips. http://www.lced.net/roar
Don’t forget, Family/Teacher Conference will be tonight from 4-7 p.m. Progress Reports will be given out at this time.
These four young ladies competed in Prepared, Creed, Extemporaneous Speaking, and Employment Skills LDEs tonight! Prepared placed 3rd in her flight, Creed placed 5th in her flight, Extemp placed 5th in her flight, and Employment Skills placed first in her flight advancing her to the West Tennessee Regional finals tomorrow.
Family/Teacher Conference will be held district wide Thursday, February 7th, from 4-7 pm and next Tuesday, February 12th 4-7pm. Progress Reports will be handed out at this time.
The ROAR/FOCUS behavior for the week of February 4, 2019, is found at the link below along with ACT vocabulary words, practice items and helpful tips. http://www.lced.net/roar
RHS FFA is hosting Trivia Night tonight! Doors open at 5:30 Trivia begins at 6:15. $5/ticket. There will be items to win. We hope to see you there!
The Ripley High School Career Technical Education Complex is being present with a 2018-2019 SPARC Grant this Friday, February 1, 2019 at 11:30 am.
The ROAR/FOCUS behavior for the week of January 28, 2019, is found at the link below along with ACT vocabulary words, practice items and helpful tips. http://www.lced.net/roar
No track practice today, January 24.
Don’t forget, Ripley High School will host a FAFSA Frenzy event tonight from 3:30-6:00. Parents of seniors that have not completed the FAFSA are strongly encouraged to come. Staff will be on hand to assist you in completing the FAFSA for your student. Make sure to bring your 2017 income tax information with you.
The Lauderdale County Exchange Club held it's bi-monthly meeting Jan. 17 at the Carl Perkins Center. RHS Students, Jamari and Cara were named Students of the Month. Jamari plans to play basketball in college and eventually become an athletic trainer. Cara plans to attend Jackson State to play softball and eventually become a sports medicine physician assistant.
The ROAR/FOCUS behavior for the week of January 21, 2019, is found at the link below along with ACT vocabulary words, practice items and helpful tips. http://www.lced.net/roar
January 20-26 is designated in Tennessee as School Board Appreciation Week. Please join Lauderdale County Schools in thanking our local school board for their commitment and dedication to the role they serve. Strong school boards are essential to school success!
Lauderdale County school board members devote hours of their time each week to provide leadership for our school district. This coming week is School Board Appreciation week in Tennessee so take time to thank a school board member!
The ROAR/FOCUS behaviors for the week of January 14, 2019, can be found at the link below. You will also find ACT vocabulary and other helpful information. http://www.lced.net/o/lauderdaleschools/page/roar
Ripley High School had a great day of inservice today. We look forward to a successful Professional Development Day tomorrow and then the return of students on January 9th.
The Fort Prudhomme Chapter, NSDAR, honored the nominees for Daughters of the American Revolution's Good Citizen Award. Students from Halls High School and Ripley High School were treated to lunch and were presented certificates in recognition of their qualities of Dependability, Leadership, Service, and Patriotism. Pictured with DAR members Janice Craig-Koone, Regent, and Libba Burns, Superintendent Shawn Kimble, Ripley High School principal Stephen Byrd and counselor, Kim Kelley, and Halls High School principal Suzanne Keefe and counselor Shelley Smith are: from Halls High School, Jacob, Hayden, and Jaylan; and from Ripley HIgh School, Jamesha, Seth, Lily Kate, Devrajsinh, Sam, Jalen, Austin, Brian, and Elysia.
Football and Cheer banquet will be December 11th at 6 pm. Tickets for the banquet are $10 each and should be purchased from Mrs. Ginger Hearn by December 7th.
Students enrolled in DE TCAT courses toured Marvin Windows and Doors today. Those on the tour watched a presentation about Marvin Windows and what traits are looked for in employees. They also toured the facilities to see what takes place day to day.
EOC Testing Schedule for RHS: English II - Nov 26 & 27 Geometry - Nov 28 & 29 Algebra II - Nov 30 & Dec 3 US History - Dec 4 Make Up Testing Dec 4-14 Science Common Assessment Nov 30 Please ensure your student arrives on time for these tests.
Classes will resume as scheduled on Friday, November 16. Have a great day!
Lauderdale County Schools will dismiss today at 1:30pm due to the incoming weather.
Due to a carbon monoxide leak in the main building, students have been evacuated to the gym. All students are safe. Once the carbon monoxide levels have lowered we will resume class. If you would like to check your student out please report to the gym lobby.
Ripley High School students in Ms. Reed’s class, Latareia and Nitoria, were invited to attend UT Martin’s Red Carpet Skyhawk Overnight Visit this past weekend. UT Martin offers this unique experience for a select group of multicultural high school seniors and juniors from the Memphis area. These two got to experience life as a UTM student by staying in our residence halls while learning about our academic programs, scholarships, financial aid, and student life.
ROAR FOCUS Behaviors and ACT information have been posted for the week of November 12, 2018. Click the following link for more information. http://www.lced.net/roar
Advance tickets for tonight’s Round 2 of Playoffs are available through Coach Ferguson at RHS.
Ripley High School Students will receive their progress reports in 3rd Block advisory today.
Due to field deterioration, the football game Friday November 9th, will be played at Jackson Christian School in Jackson Tennessee.
Chess Club is cancelled for today. All colorguard and drill team meet in JROTC building after school.
Ripley High School Seniors will be taking the ACT Retake today. All other students will be taking the practice ACT. This test is approximately four hours. Good luck to all students!
The TSSAA has chosen to make tickets available online through GoFan for this week’s playoff game at Millington you can purchase at http://gofan.us/386a72. We hope you can come support out Tiger Football Team!
You can purchase your yearbook online this year! See the link for ordering. https://www.yearbookordercenter.com/index.cfm/job/1391
ROAR FOCUS Behaviors and ACT information have been posted for the week of October 29, 2018. http://www.lced.net/roar
Ripley High School has been named a divisional finalist for The A.F. Bridges Awards. Local officials associations were asked to nominate schools that have displayed an overall positive effort to teach, expect, and demand a positive atmosphere of sportsmanship.
Ripley High School is being recognized by TSSAA for its efforts in promoting ethics and positive sportsmanship... http://www.lced.net/article/69373?org=lauderdaleschools
Parents of students that were absent from school yesterday may have received a phone call today stating that their student is absent or tardy. Please disregard this for today, October 5, 2018.
Please remember there will be no school on Friday, October 5, due to a staff professional development day. Also, schools will be closed for Fall break during the week of October 8. Have a safe and happy Fall break!
The ROAR/FOCUS behaviors for the week of October 15 can be found at the link below. You will also find ACT vocabulary and other helpful information. http://www.lced.net/o/lauderdaleschools/page/roar
Class of 2019: College App Week - The library is open until 6:30 tonight for anyone that needs to use our computer labs to apply to college.
Lauderdale County Health Department and Lauderdale County School System have partnered to provide seasonal influenza (flu) vaccinations at your child’s school. If your child is uninsured, there is no cost to you for the flu vaccine. If your child is covered by insurance including TennCare and private insurance, the Health Department will file a claim with the insurance plan and receive reimbursement directly from the insurance plan. There is no out of pocket cost to you for the flu vaccines provided during this school flu vaccination clinic. Your child will be bringing home a consent form beginning of this week, if you want your child to receive the flu vaccine please complete both sides. Be sure to sign the form, this will be your consent for the student to receive the vaccination. If you have any questions you can contact Michelle Brazier, Director of Coordinated School Health at 731-221-0959.
The ROAR/FOCUS behaviors for the week of September 24 can be found at the link below. You will also find ACT vocabulary and other helpful information. -ROAR Behaviors/ACT - http://www.lced.net/o/lauderdaleschools/page/roar - ROAR Homepage
Family/Teacher Conferences Tuesday Sept. 11 4-7 pm. Progress Reports will be handed out at this time and teachers will be available to meet.
FCCLA meeting will be held Monday, September 10th at 3:15 p.m.
District Notification: Family/Teacher Conferences will be held Thursday, September 6, and Tuesday, September 11, from 4-7 p.m. at each school. Progress Reports will be available at this time. We look forward to seeing you!
The last day to turn in Fundraiser orders and money will be September 12th.
Beta Club members do not forget dues are due tomorrow. Existing members - $10, $25 for new members. Also don't forget about the bake sale for family/teacher conferences.
Don't forget Family/Teacher Conferences will be held Thursday, September 6 and Tuesday, September 11. Conferences will be held from 4-7 p.m. Progress Reports will be picked up at this time.
The weekly ROAR/ACT information can be found at the following address: http://www.lced.net/roar You will find the ROAR Behavior of the Week, FOCUS ACT Words of the Day, ACT Practice Problems, and an ACT 'Did You Know?’ Fact available for download.
School Picture money is due September 6th, turn in forms and money to 3rd Block teacher. Students interested in going to Costa Rica this summer there will be an interest meeting on September 13 in Room 101 at 6 pm. No chess club meeting today August 30.
English 1 will have their first Common Assessment today in class. In order to preserve the testing environment these classes can not be interrupted. We thank you for understanding.
Come out to support our Tigers tonight at the first home game of the season. Game starts at 7 p.m. Go Tigers!
FFA Pizza Party will be in Ms Lewis’ Room at 3:15 today!
JV Game versus Millington has been cancelled due to rain.
National Night Out/Back to School Fest -- 6:00-8:30pm on Tuesday, August 7, at Ripley City Park. Free school supplies and food available. This event is sponsored by Ripley Police Department and the Lauderdale County Advisory Board.
Students that park in the band parking lot will need to park at the gym parking lot until roof repairs are complete.
On Aug. 6, at 3:00pm, the Lauderdale Co. Ministerial Alliance will conduct the 4th Annual Prayer Over Schools simultaneously at RES & HES.
Freshman registration begins at 8 am and will finish at noon today, August 1st.
Registration will be held in the RHS gym today and tomorrow.
Registration for 10th-12th grade will be held in the gym July 26th and 27th.
Looking for employment opportunities? You can find current and future job postings at: https://lced.tedk12.com/hire/index.aspx