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  • Weekly Announcements for Students


    Curious about what is going on at LEC and when? Check out these announcements - they are usually updated by each Monday!  Weekly Announcements

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  • Yearbook Picture Retake (Update)


    Underclass photos will be taken on Friday, January 28 and cap and gown retakes will be taken on Friday, January 21.  The dates shared on 1/10/22 have been changed.  Please plan accordingly.  Don’t forget to sign up for a timeslot.  You should not miss more than 15 minutes of class in order to have your picture taken.  Below is the link for the sign up sheet. 


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  • MTSS Framework


    Our school aligns its practices with Lee County School District's Multi Tiered Systems of Support (MTSS). MTSS is a multi-tiered framework which promotes school improvement through engaging, research-based academic and behavioral practices as well as Social Emotional Learning (SEL) and family engagement. Lee County MTSS employs a systems approach using data-driven problem-solving to maximize growth for all. Lee County's MTSS framework is aligned with the North Carolina Framework for Multi Tiered Systems of Support.
    Click this link to the Lee County Multi Tiered Systems of Support website to learn more about the MTSS framework and how it supports the growth of our schools, staff, students and families.
    Contact your child's teacher, guidance counselor or principal for more resources, support and information at 919-888-4502. 
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  • Application Timeline

    Application Timeline in Spanish


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  • "Be CALM" Program Information


    All 9th graders in AVID classes at LEC will receive instruction in the Be CALM Connections curriculum as part of the standard course of study. This will involve 16 lessons delivered between October and February by each student's AVID teacher with support from a school mental health consultant.


    Click here for more information and permission forms.

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  • LEC Lunch Form


    If you would like a free lunch at LEC, please fill out this form before 10 am. You need to fill out the form each day that you are requesting a lunch. 


    Here is the menu for October: October Lunch Menu


    Reasons to complete an application for Free and Reduced Benefits: In English and In Spanish


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  • Graduation Pictures


    You must sign in with your Lee County Schools email to access the pictures. 


    Click here: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1fVZ1ia6KHkdrwK-Mf_mW1Bw2xEuSaZIM?usp=sharing


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  • New Tuition Grants for 2021 High School Graduates


    Governor Cooper, in partnership with the NC Community College System and the State Education Assistance Authority, has announced the creation of the Longleaf Commitment Grant program.



    This grant program will allow eligible 2021 high school graduates the opportunity to apply for a grant that covers tuition and fees at any of North Carolina's 58 community colleges for up to two years.

    Eligibility requirements from 2021 high schools seniors:

    • Graduate from a North Carolina high school in 2021
    • Be a North Carolina resident for tuition purposes
    • Be a first-time college student (Career & College Promise (CCP) and Early/Middle College High School students are eligible)
    • Enroll in a curriculum program during the 2021-22 academic year
    • Enroll in at least 6 credit hours per semester
    • Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for 2021-22
    • Have an Expected Family Contribution (EFC) from $0 - $15,000. (“EFC” is based upon student’s FAFSA determination)
    • Renew FAFSA for the 2022-23 academic year and meet the Satisfactory Academic Progress requirements of the college

    The three steps high school graduates need to complete to get started:

    1. Applicants must apply for admission to the community college they plan to attend here.
    2. Applicants must complete residency determination through the North Carolina Residency Determination Service.
    3. Lastly, applicants must complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid), here.

    For more information or to submit a question about the North Carolina Longleaf Commitment Grant, please click here.

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    Driver's Ed. is provided through the traditional high schools. LEC students can sign up at the school in what would be their attendance zone if they went to traditional school. There is more information on their websites about it. Contact one of them to register. 
    Southern Lee
    Lee Senior
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  • Lunch Application Graphic

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Lee Early College Info



    Lee Early College
    1105 Kelly Drive
    Sanford, NC 27330
    919.888.4502 (phone)
    855.284.5902 (fax)

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