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    Welcome to Lauderdale County Schools!

    The Lauderdale County School District serves the educational needs of over 4,000 students in grades PreK-12. Our professional staff is committed to providing the knowledge, skills, and opportunities for our students to compete in an ever-changing global community. The community takes great pride in our schools and through its financial support, provides opportunities for all students to experience success and to prepare for the future.


    We would like to recognize and congratulate Lauderdale County Teachers of the Year for the 2017-18 school year.


    RPS - Sarah Aiken

    RES - Elizabeth Jones and Andrea Baynes

    RMS - James Barbee

    RHS - Kelsey Nave

    HES - Tamara Patrick and Beth Keen

    HJH - Tracie Taylor

    HHS - Julia Flowers



    Tenure teachers

    Twenty-three teachers received tenure at the January Lauderdale County School Board meeting on January 4. To qualify for tenure, a teacher must have been employed in the district five of the last seven years, have a level of effectiveness of 4 or 5 (on a 5-point scale) for two consecutive years, have satisfactory attendance, and the recommendation of the building principal.  Please join me in congratulating the following professionals:


    Halls Elementary School:  Natalie Bentley,  Brenda Eison,  Jessica Henson, and  Rachael Wright              

    Halls Junior High School: Christopher Nichols        

    Ripley Primary School: Emilee Burrow and Rachel Harrell                  

    Ripley Elementary School: Megan Emerson, Patti Heinemeyer, Lucinda Henderson, Shelly Miller, Adrienn Perkins, Charity Weller and Abby Younger

    Ripley Middle School: Karie Arthur, William Crawford, Kamisha Dixon, Heather Gitchell, Anita Naifeh, Ashley Roark, and Lena Thomas

    Ripley High School:  Susan McGovern and Pamela Taylor


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  • It is the policy of Lauderdale County Schools not to discriminate on the basis of age, race, religion, color, national origin, sex or handicap in its Federal, Career-Technical Education (CTE), and regular programs, services or activities as required by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended; Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972; and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended. Es norma de Lauderdale County Schools no discriminar por motivos de raza, edad, color, origen, nationalidad, sexo o impedimento, en sus programas, servicios o activades Federal, Career-Technical Education (CTE) o regular, tal como lo requieren el Título VI de la Ley de Deprechos Civiles de 1964, según enmienda; el Título IX de las Emmiendas en la Educación, de 1972, y la Sección 504 de la Ley de Rehabilitación de 1973, según enmienda.