School News

School meal program extended

Lawrence County School District is currently participating in the Summer Food Service Program. The extension of the program allows all children ages 0-18 to receive a meal each school day. The program began Sept. 14 and will extend through May 25, 2021. Meals will be provided on a first come, first serve basis. There will…

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LC Technology and Career Center Spotlight

  Summer Allen (left) and Anna Claire Oster are in the LCTCC Work Based Learning Program. This is for Year 3 CTE students who have completed a skills-area program. Both have completed the Teacher Academy program. Teacher Academy II and William Carey University School of Education: Dual Enrollment In the 2019-20 academic year, Lawrence County…

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County students eligible to participate in art competition

The Brookhaven Regional Arts Guild will hold its 2020 Jr. Art Competition online Nov. 5-30. All members (1st – 12th grade) are invited to enter. Eligibility is open to artists living in the counties of Amite, Copiah, Franklin, Jefferson, Lawrence, Lincoln, Pike or Walthall. Deadline for submission is 6 p.m. Oct. 29. For entry rules,…

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LC Technology and Career Center Spotlight

Lawrence County Technology and Career Center teacher Jessica Rutland says that it is an absolute privilege to be a teacher. Her professional career started in the Lawrence County School District in August 2004 after graduating from William Carey University with a bachelor’s degree in elementary education. Rutland also holds a master’s degree in education from…

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School custodians recognized

Lawrence County School District observed National Custodial Workers Recognition Day on Oct. 2. Each custodian was presented with a certificate and a token of appreciation to thank them for their hard work to keep county school campuses clean and sanitized. Those recognized include L.H. Pittman, Lawrence County High School; Clara Nelson, Lawrence County Technology and…

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2020 Lawrence County High School Homecoming Court

Lawrence County High School will present the 2020 Homecoming Court at 6:25 p.m. Friday, Oct. 2, on the LCHS Football Field. One senior maid will be named Student Body Maid and one senior maid will be crowned Homecoming Queen at the ceremony. Members of the court include (front row, from left) Senior Maids Marissa Smith,…

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Local American Legion post partners with local kindergartners

The Abner W. Cooper Memorial Post 27 of the American Legion recently presented books about the American flag for kindergartners to Monticello Elementary School. Pictured are (front row, from left) Dr. Tim Lea, post commander; Pamela Rodgers, assistant principal; Bridy Foster, librarian; Georgi Davis, kindergartenteacher; Isha Toney, kindergarten teacher; Kathy Bryant, kindergarten teacher; Suzi Ward,…

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School enrollment in county down 8%

The Lawrence County students went back to school September 14 and so far, the process has been relatively smooth. However, enrollment in county schools is down approximately eight percent from the numbers in school in May. Last week during the regular monthly meeting of the Lawrence County School Board, Superintendent of Education Dr. Titus M.…

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