JTG students from Ripley High School toured The Tennessee College of Applied Technology in Newbern. Students were able to hear about each career development program offered at that location. After the tour, the students enjoyed lunch at Grecian's Steak House in Dyersburg.
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!
Mrs. Berry’s Spanish I students learn colors by labeling and coloring circles. Students will use the color circles to describe classroom objects and clothes. Students will continue to use the color circles to describe other nouns.
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!
There will be no school tomorrow, January 31, 2023, due to the forecasted ice storm warning. As noted earlier today, after-school activities which occur before 6:00pm will continue as scheduled. Events scheduled to occur after 6:00pm will be adjusted accordingly. Stay safe!
At the beginning of the week, Mrs. Hearn’s Algebra I classes finished Unit 6: simplifying square roots and square roots with variables. Students used peer tutoring to ensure that all students understood the concept. Students also displayed their understanding by explaining problems to the class. Students finished up the week working in groups to compare and share their answers on their unit study guide. #LauderdaleLearns
Parents and Families, All Lauderdale County school campuses will accept deliveries for Valentine’s Day on Tuesday, February 14, 2023. Deliveries to campuses will only be accepted from 8:00AM until noon. This early cutoff allows for schools to appropriately label and distribute items to students prior to afternoon dismissal. Due to concerns for student safety on campus and on buses, schools will not accept deliveries that contain glass items or that contain balloons. All schools will communicate additional procedures for collection and distribution prior to Valentine’s Day. Please be sure to read and/or listen to these messages for more information.
Pictured below are RHS Band students participating in UTM Honor Band. Adalyn W. made Concert Band, Savannah T. made the Symphonic Band and Athena B. and Anne P. made Wind Ensemble! We are very proud of these students and their hard work!
Mr. Nolen's Algebra I classes include peer tutoring and student-led review to prepare for an upcoming unit test. They are reviewing standards for operations with exponents and exponential growth and decay.
Mr. John Dwyer, President and CEO of Jobs for Tennessee Graduates (JTG) visited the students of Ripley High School and the Administrative Staff. Mr. Dwyer spoke to the students about making good first impressions, unparalleled work ethic, and becoming low maintenance on the job. This is the first year that JTG is offered at RHS and according to Mr. Dwyer, the program is thriving. Pictured with Mr. Dwyer is our JTG Specialist, Mrs. Cynthia Lacy-Janes.
Our next #LauderdaleProud feature is Matthew Charles Cutlip Moore! Matthew Charles Cutlip Moore (left) is a 2015 graduate of Ripley High School. He earned his Bachelor’s degree from Middle Tennessee State University and his Juris Doctorate from University of Memphis’ Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law. Matthew is an Attorney with Butler Sevier Hensley & Reid, PLLC in Memphis. He also serves as an adjunct professor at Dyersburg State Community College, teaching Introduction to Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, and Evidence and Ethical Issues in the Law. His favorite part of his career is helping those in need and protecting the rights of his clients. Matthew is another reason for us to be #LauderdaleProud!
Mrs Hurts Agriscience class made FFA notebooks to learn the history of FFA.