LCS district and school leaders met today to develop plans for the upcoming school year.
Our next #LauderdaleProud feature is Cody Peery! Cody Peery is a 2010 graduate of Halls High School. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Freed-Hardeman University and his Master of Ministry degree in Homiletics and Ministerial Counseling from Heritage Christian University. Cody is currently a youth and family minister. His favorite part of his role is helping kids and families become stronger units by navigating through uplifting and challenging times. Way to make an impact, Cody! We are #LauderdaleProud of you!
Earlier this morning, a call came in to law enforcement about the potential of a weapon on a school bus. Ripley PD and the Lauderdale County Sheriff's Dept. responded quickly and found the bus arriving on campus at Ripley Elementary. A thorough search was conducted by law enforcement and the call turned out to be a false alarm and all is clear. We are thankful for our law enforcement partners and their quick and thorough response.
Our next #LauderdaleProud feature is Quawanda Ward Wilson! Quawanda Ward Wilson is a 2003 graduate of Ripley High School. She earned her bachelor’s degree from Lane College in 2007. Quawanda is currently an educator with Haywood County Schools. Her favorite part of education is impacting and molding young minds. Way to make a difference, Quawanda! We are #LauderdaleProud of you!
Just a reminder of the district-level procedures regarding tomorrow's Valentine's Day deliveries. Each school will share specific procedures regarding collection and distribution through their front office and/or social media channels.
Lauderdale County Schools extends our deepest condolences and prayers to the family of Christine Michael and the Brownsville/Haywood County community. Christine was a Haywood High School junior whose academic and leadership abilities, along with her character, exemplified what we aspire for our young people to be.
Lauderdale County Schools extends our deepest condolences and prayers to the family of Christine Michaels and the Brownsville/Haywood County community. Christine was a Haywood High School senior whose academic and leadership abilities, along with her character, exemplified what we aspire for our young people to be.
RES would like to recognize Brittany Joiner and June Bates for their hard work. The meet regularly with students and provide support for students, staff, and families. Happy School Counselor Week!
Attention Halls High School and Ripley High School Seniors! The Countdown is On! Finish the FAFSA by March 1 and open the door to your #TNPromise - scholarships, grants, financial aid, and more. #TNFAFSAChallenge CollegeforTN.org
Our next #LauderdaleProud feature is Chief Master Sergeant Richard Barbee! Chief Master Sergeant Richard Barbee graduated from Ripley High School in 1985. He has earned degrees from Community College of the Air Force, Embry Riddle Aeronautical University, and Central Michigan University. Chief Barbee served in the United States Air Force at locations around the world. His station assignments included Louisiana, Texas, South Carolina, Georgia, Hawaii, Korea, and Japan. Chief Barbee was deployed to Balad Air Base in Iraq in support of the Global War on Terrorism and Iraqi Freedom. Chief Barbee served for 30 years and his career culminated at the Pentagon in Washington, D.C., as the Armament Career Field Manager. He currently serves as a Senior Acquisitions System Engineer for Global Hawk. His favorite part of his career is working on new advanced aircrafts and solving complex electrical and mechanical issues. Chief Master Sergeant Barbee is another reason for us to be #LauderdaleProud! We thank you for your service!
Our next #LauderdaleProud feature is Missy Patton Rogers! Missy Patton Rogers, Ed.D., graduated from Halls High School in 1996. She has earned degrees from Dyersburg State Community College, University of Memphis, and Trevecca Nazarene University. She has also earned her Doctor of Education (Ed.D) degree from Capella University. For 20 years prior to teaching, Dr. Rogers was an Emergency Medical Dispatcher and an Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) with West Tennessee Healthcare. She made the decision in her early thirties to enroll in college and earn her bachelor’s degree. She shares her journey with her students as a reminder to never give up on their dreams, even when life turns a different direction. Her favorite part of her teaching career is having the opportunity to teach and nurture the children of her hometown. Dr. Rogers is another reason for us to be #LauderdaleProud!
Family-Teacher Conferences begin tomorrow! This is a great opportunity to receive updates on your child's learning progress as we approach state testing this spring and the end of the school year.
Due to last week's inclement weather, the deadline to order LCS Kindness Week t-shirts has been extended to Friday, March 10, 2023. Students will turn in orders at their respective schools.
Attention @halls_high and @RipleyHighTN Seniors! The Countdown is On! Finish the FAFSA by March 1 and open the door to your #TNPromise - scholarships, grants, financial aid, and more. #TNFAFSAChallenge CollegeforTN.org
There will be no school in Lauderdale County on Friday, February 3, 2023. Please be advised of the Special Weather Statement for our county.
Our next #LauderdaleProud feature is Krista Newman Fleming! Krista Newman Fleming is a 2003 graduate of Halls High School. She earned her Bachelor’s degree from University of Tennessee – Martin as well as her Professional Coder certification from the American Association of Professional Coders (AAPC). Krista is a Billing manager and Certified Professional Medical Coder for Dr. Zaidi and Associates, and Ripley Medical Clinic. She enjoys learning and sharing new knowledge with her peers, and being challenged in her work. However, Krista’s favorite part of her career are the interactions and relationships she has built with patients over the years. We are #LauderdaleProud of you, Krista!
Due to lingering ice and the potential forecast of more winter weather, there will be no school in Lauderdale County on Thursday, February 2, 2023. Stay safe!
Dear Lauderdale County Families, Thank you for taking a few minutes to complete this survey, which is being sent to parents/guardians of LCS students in kindergarten through twelfth grade: https://tntp.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_8dKVxJBUgBjiLHg The survey aims to gauge your perceptions of your student’s (or students’) reading instruction and progress this school year. It should take you approximately 5 minutes to complete. Please note that your responses will be kept confidential. Results of this survey will be provided to your school district and to your student’s school, but only after all individual identifiers have been removed from the data. We appreciate you taking time out of your busy day to complete this survey. Please provide your feedback by Friday, February 17, 2023. If you encounter any difficulties in completing this survey, please contact Jackie Aboulafia at email@example.com.
Due to the continued ice storm warning, there will be no school in Lauderdale County on Wednesday, February 1, 2023.
Our next #LauderdaleProud feature is Tamara Burnett! Tamara D. Burnett is a 1999 graduate of Ripley High School. She earned her Bachelor and Master’s degrees from Tennessee State University, with an emphasis in Business Administration and Human Resource Leadership. Tamara is a Human Resources Training and Development Specialist for Metropolitan Development and Housing Agency in Nashville. She has received a Certified Professional (CP) certification from the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) as well as Instructional Design and Facilitator certifications from the Association for Talent Development (ATD). Tamara’s favorite part of her career is helping employees achieve greatness at their highest levels. We are #LauderdaleProud of you, Tamara!