Our next #LauderdaleProud feature is Petty Officer First Class Cristian Aguilar! Petty Officer First Class Cristian Aguilar graduated from Ripley High School in 2012. He enlisted in the United States Navy in 2015. Upon completing basic training, he attended and completed Seaman Apprenticeship Service School in Great Lakes, Illinois. Petty Officer First Class Aguilar's first duty assignment was aboard the USS KIDD in Everett, Washington. During this tour, he completed a Western Pacific Deployment. He advanced to Logistics Specialist Second Class and qualified as an Enlisted Surface Warfare Specialist. His current assignment is in Gulfport, Mississippi at Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 27 where he advanced to Logistics Specialist First Class. In April 2023, he will be moving to San Diego, California where he will serve on the USS RUSSELL for the next 4 years. Petty Officer First Class Aguilar enjoys serving his country and playing a part in advancing naval missions. He also enjoys travel opportunities in the U.S. Navy and meeting new people along the way. We are #LauderdaleProud of Seaman Aguilar and his dedication and service to our country!
Congratulations to the following students for making the track team!
Today, Mr. Wiggin’s classes debated from Chapter 7 of Animal Farm. They are studying argumentative writing and dealing with counterclaims.
Vacancy for Director of Transportation, Safety, & Student Services at LCS Central Office. To apply or for more information, click on the link below! https://5il.co/1pm4r
The Tennessee Emergency Management Agency (TEMA) and National Weather Service (NWS) are sponsoring Severe Weather Awareness Week on February 19-25, 2023. All Lauderdale County Schools campuses participated in today’s statewide tornado drill held at 9:30AM to ensure that students and staff are well-prepared in the event of a tornado emergency. For more information on Severe Weather Awareness Week, click here.
Our next #LauderdaleProud feature is Molly Shands! Molly Shands graduated from Halls High School in 2017. She earned her Bachelor’s degree from the University of Memphis in 2021, where she studied Management with a minor in real estate. Molly is a Student Support Specialist with the TCAT Northwest - Ripley campus. She enjoys helping high school students and graduates determine and advance their future careers and lives. We are #LauderdaleProud of Molly and her passion for postsecondary education!
In STEM, Tiger engineers built their favorite LEGO creations. We have a few expert builders who helped us out. Great work Tigers!
Scan the QR code below or visit https://www.treering.com/purchase?PassCode=1016752974434326 to order your RMS Yearbook by March 19, 2023!
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!
Check out our Students of the Week! https://www.lced.net/o/ripleymiddle/page/students-of-the-week
Check out our Staff Member of the Week! https://www.lced.net/o/ripleymiddle/page/staff-member-spotlight
Happy SRO Appreciation Day!
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.
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!