Santa is bringing donuts and juice to RPS this Saturday morning from 9:00 - 11:00. The cost is $5 per child. Come join us for holiday fun!
Friday, November 30 will be Tiger Time for all students without pink slips or bus notes. Snack will be available for purchase (chips, candy and drinks are 50 cents).
Donuts with Santa will be December 8, 2018 from 9:00 - 11:00 a.m. at Ripley Primary School. The cost is $5.00 which includes donuts and juice with Santa and his friends. Don't forget your phone/camera to take pictures with all of Santa's friends.
RPS will be hosting the Candy Cane Holiday Shoppe December 3, 4 and 5. The Candy Cane Holiday Shoppe will be where children have the opportunity to pick out their own inexpensive, high quality gifts for family and friends. Children buy secret gifts and experience "the joy of giving". For more information visit CandyCaneHolidayShoppe.com
Classes will resume as scheduled on Friday, November 16. Have a great day!
Students may be out of dress code tomorrow, November 16 if they bring $1 to purchase a dress code pass. Proceeds go to the RPS Field Day Fund.
Lauderdale County Schools will dismiss today at 1:30pm due to the incoming weather.
The after school programs at RPS (Project LEAD and Save the Children) will not be meeting this afternoon due to the prediction of wintry weather. Those students will be dismissed from school at normal dismissal time and ride their regular afternoon bus home.
Upcoming dates: Selling dress code passes for $1 (students may buy dress code passes for Nov 16) Tiger Time Nov 16: students without pink slips may purchase snacks during speciality. Thanksgiving break: Nov 19 - 23
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
Most Recognized Program is Friday, November 9 (9:00 - kindergarten, 10:00 - 1st grade, 11:00 - 2nd grade). All students are asked to “dress for success” (they may be out of dress code).
Ripley Primary PTO will be selling cakes Tomorrow during Thanksgiving lunch for $1.00, donation to help feed out turkey.
The after school programs at RPS, RES, RMS, HES, and HJH (Project LEAD and LEAPS) will not be meeting this afternoon due to the prediction of severe weather. Parents--Those students will be dismissed from school at normal dismissal time and ride their regular afternoon bus home.
Students may wear costumes on Wednesday (they can not be scary costumes). Students may exchange treats/treat bags in their classrooms. Treats may be sent to school with the students or delivered to the office prior to 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday.
ROAR FOCUS Behaviors and ACT information have been posted for the week of October 29, 2018. http://www.lced.net/roar
Ms. Kaci’s and Ms. Tonya’s Save the Children "Raising a Reader Book Bag Exchange” enrolled students. They won their class a popcorn party because all together they had the most number of times read! All together they were read to by the their parents 40 times! Jasmine Dowel is our STC Family Engagement Coordinator at RPS.
RPS will be serving Thanksgiving lunch on Wednesday, November 7, 2018. Students will be bringing home a note today for you to return with the name of their ONE guest. Cost of the meal will be $4.50 (check or cash only and no bills greater than a $10 bill). Notes must be returned no later than November 1.
Reminder: Drug Free Week - Friday's theme is "Be All You Can Be!". Students are encouraged to wear military/camouflage clothing (no weapons).
Reminder: Drug Free Week - Thursday is "My Future is Bright", students are encouraged to wear neon colors.
Reminder: Drug Free Week - Wednesday is "Wild About Being Drug Free", students are encouraged to have crazy hair!
Reminder: Drug Free Week - Tuesday is "Drugs are Old School", students are encouraged to wear clothes from the past decade.
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
Reminder: tomorrow starts Drug Free Week. Student are encouraged to wear a college shirt to show “My Future Matters”.
Drug Free Red Ribbon Week is October 22 - 26 and our theme is “Life is your journey, travel drug free. Monday - “My Future Matters”, wear a college shirt; Tuesday - “Drugs are Old School”, wear clothes from past decade; Wednesday - “Wild About Being Drug Free”, have crazy hair; Thursday - “My Future is Bright”, wear neon colors; Friday - “Be All You Can Be”, wear military/camouflage (no weapons).
Please join us tonight, October 15, for PTO meeting at 5:30.
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
TIGER TIME will be held October 4 for students without pink slips or bus notes. Students will enjoy free play time and a hayride during their specialty time. Snacks will be available to purchase (50¢ for chips or candy or drinks).
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
There will be a Title I meeting, Thursday, September 20 at 9:30 in the RPS cafeteria for all parents.
Please join us for PTO meeting, Monday, September 17 at 5:30.
Join Cub Scouts! We welcome the whole family to Cub Scouts (both boys and girls). Sign up Thursday, September 13 at 6:30 Ripley Elementary Cafeteria. For more information contact John Vanderpluym at 731-612-5644 or email@example.com.
Join us for Family/Teacher Conferences Tuesday, September 11, from 4-7 p.m. We look forward to seeing you.
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 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.
Box Tops for Education is helping RPS earn money for much-needed items like books, computers, playground equipment and more— which benefits our students! They can be found on hundreds of food and non-food items throughout retailers nationwide— Just look for the little pink box on the corner of most packages. When students collect 25 clippings they are awarded with a dress code pass. Start clipping today!
Join us Monday, August 20th at 5:30 for P.T.O. meeting and receive a dress code pass!
Join us for Open House Tuesday, August 14th from 5:30 - 6:30.
Ripley Primary will have Open House on August 14 from 5:30 - 6:30.
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.
The 4th Annual Community Prayer Service will be held today at 3:00 PM at Ripley Elementary School. The Lauderdale County Ministerial Alliance invite all community members, school employees, parents and students.
On Aug. 6, at 3:00pm, the Lauderdale Co. Ministerial Alliance will conduct the 4th Annual Prayer Over Schools simultaneously at RES & HES.
Looking for employment opportunities? You can find current and future job postings at: https://lced.tedk12.com/hire/index.aspx
Coming soon... Lauderdale County Schools' new website and mobile app platform goes live in June!