As we wind down the school year, we are diligently preparing for what next year will bring. On one hand, we all hope to have students back in buildings for school. This will take considerable planning given the health and safety concerns with COVID-19. On the other hand, we also have to prepare for remote learning possibilities if a return to school is not allowed. We are doing our best to prepare for both scenarios even as conditions change on a daily basis. Click "Read More" below to view the full message.
Lee County Schools seniors, due to the threat of inclement weather on Friday, May 29, 2020 the Lee County High and Southern Lee High Diploma Drive-Thru Celebrations have been rescheduled to Thursday, June 4. Please click "Read More" below to find the revised schedule and event guidelines for next week.
Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, it's no secret that learning has changed. Students receive instruction far more often by themselves than they do in groups. Classes are done remotely. The familiar pace of a typical school day has been replaced by something new. But students aren't the only ones for whom life has changed. Just as often, teachers are dealing with the impact of the pandemic on learning. And Lee County Schools has been at the front of not just recognizing those changes, but harnessing them into opportunities for growth.
Due to concerns for the health and safety of students and staff, and the inability to meet the CDC’s social distancing guidelines for COVID-19 in the camp and trip settings, the June 2020 Kaleidoscope Camp and optional Washington, D.C. trip have been cancelled. Click "Read More" below to view the full message.
The Salvation Army of Lee County will now distribute meals made by Golden Corral on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12noon to 1 p.m., in addition to providing food to the community Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 12noon and between 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. at the Mann Center.
Not all superheroes wear capes. In Lee County, a lot of them right now are wearing masks and gloves. Those heroes, who since the closure of schools amidst the COVID-19 pandemic have served breakfast and lunch to hundreds of students three days per week, right now consist largely of staffers from the Lee County Schools System, ranging from maintenance workers and bus drivers to cafeteria staff, social workers and more.
Lee County Schools families, we wanted to share the following information with you in case you may be in need of internet or WiFi services. Charter is now offering free access to internet and WiFi for 60 days for new grades Pre-K to 12, college student and teacher households who don't currently have internet or WiFi service. Click "Read More" below to learn more about Charter's offer.
Lee County Schools has created an online menu of instructional activities for Pre-K through 12th grade. The site contains two weeks of lessons in core areas and AP courses for high school students. These activities are intended to supplement what a student may receive from their teacher. Students and parents will be contacted with information on how to access this site. Click "Read More" below to access the website.
Lee County Schools is providing free resources to allow employees to fulfill the requirements of a staff workday while working remotely. These resources are meant to supplement any other school-related work being performed. We have created a website containing links to a number of online trainings - click "Read More" below to access the website.