5th grade through High School math teachers collaborate on vertical alignment of standards. Learning everyone's part in the big picture is critical for student progress.
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
Invitation to all RHS Non-Runners: In preparation for Lace Up for Literacy we are starting a training/support team for first time runners to help set goals and get in shape for the 5K. There will be an informational meeting Jan. 22 at 3:15 in the cafeteria. See flyer for more details.
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!
RHS Students will be advancing to State Competition in Chattanooga 3rd Place Colby-DECA Professional Selling Event 1st Place Shan’Tia and Myles-DECA: Travel and Tourism Marketing Team Decision 4th Place Alex competed in the DECA Personal Financial Literacy Event
Free ACT Preparatory for anyone in the 10th-12th grade Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. UT Martin campus
Daxton and Luke competed at the HOSA Regional Competition held at Jackson State Community College. Both students placed in their individual competitions, making them eligible to compete at the HOSA State Competition in March.
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
Mychal Hunt spoke to students about being "A Better You" in 2019 by sharing his story of growing up with disadvantage but eventually becoming a youth pastor.
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.
Ripley High Teachers and Staff participated in the Annual Ugly Christmas Sweater Contest this week. We hope everyone enjoys their break and we will see students again January 9, 2019!
Students in Ms Craig's class used a drill and bottle tops to create rims for their mousetrap car wheels.
Mrs. Graham's General Music students performed Christmas songs today for the office staff.
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.
As part of discussions about the work world students were practicing soft skills such as team work, problem solving, time management, flexibility, listening skills, and communication.
RHS & HHS Choir and RHS Band gave an amazing performance last night at the concert at First Baptist Church.
As part of our advisory curriculum, teachers and students held mock job interviews in advisory today. Student were asked to dress professionally for the interviews.
Alright won a ticket to the Grizzlies game for ROARing in her math class.
Thanks to our local choirs for performing at the open house just prior to the December School Board meeting. 3rd grade student from RES put on a great show. They were followed by our high school choir with students representing both RHS and HHS. What a great event!