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Georgia Student Health Survey--High School

Georgia Student Health Survey 2.0 - HIGH SCHOOL (grades 9-12)

http://gshs.gadoe.org/highschool

Odysseyware
Career Interest

Career Interest and Aptitude Mega-Assessment

Username: georgia-ag
Password: CISGeorgia&2019

 

Parent and Family Engagement Survey FY19

Click the link below to access the East Laurens High School Parent and Family Engagement Survey for FY19.

SURVEY

Class of 2019 Reminders

Cap & Gown orders:
Balfour will be here February 8 for Seniors to place their cap and gown orders.
Cost is $75.
February 8 is the LAST time to place your order.
    

Senior Class Dues
Senior Class dues are $50 and due by February 28, 2019.
Dues will increase to $100 on March 1, 2019.
Pay Dr. Morris in Room 304

ELHS Track and Field 2019

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ELHS Baseball 2019

2019 Baseball

SAT & ACT Test Prep Classes

Does your high school student need help preparing for the SAT or ACT? Laurens County Schools will be offering SAT and ACT Prep Classes February 5 - May 28, 2019..

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Click HERE for more information.

Click HERE to register.

Location Change for Saturday's WL-EL Basketball Games

The location for Saturday's West Laurens-East Laurens basketball games has been changed. The games will now be played at the OWL gym at 338 West Laurens School Road, Dublin. Girls varsity game starts at 6:00 with boys varsity to follow.

SAM Central Scholastic

SAM Central--Scholastic

Tutorial Video 
 

Student Login

Teacher Login

 

Benchmark Testing
ELHS Cheerleaders 2018-19

Congratulations to our ELHS Competition Cheerleaders for 3-AA Region Runner-UP 2018-2019
 

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Dual Enrollment

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FAFSA Meeting

FAFSA

Picture Retakes for Underclassmen & Staff
Georgia Parent Survey

The Georgia Parent Survey is available and will be open until March 1, 2019. Parents may complete the survey using their personal computer, smartphone, or tablet. Survey responses are anonymous and will be submitted directly to the Georgia Department of Education for analysis. The Georgia Parent Survey is also available in Spanish. Parents may select the Spanish version within the survey. The Georgia Parent Survey link is posted below.

Georgia Parent Survey:

http://gshs.gadoe.org/parents

ELHS Fall Annual Title I School Invitation

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Report Cards

Report cards will be sent home on Tuesday, October 23, 2018.

School is Open

All schools now have all utilities restored and we will resume normal operating hours on Monday, October 15. 

School Closed on Friday

As a result of Hurricane Michael, Laurens County has suffered widespread damage including broken power poles, power lines and trees down blocking roadways, and the loss of power for more than 80% of our county.  Therefore, the Laurens County School System will be CLOSED on Friday, October 12, 2018.

Early Dismissal on Wednesday

Administrators with Laurens County Schools have just been provided the most recent weather updates from EMA and Homeland Security.  Severe winds and storms are anticipated to arrive in our area by 2:00 PM tomorrow, October 10. Therefore, the Laurens County School System will dismiss at 12 o’clock NOON on Wednesday, October 10, 2018. 

School Closed on Thursday

Governor Deal has issued an emergency declaration for 92 counties in Georgia, including Laurens County.  We have been closely monitoring this storm over the past 12 hours as central Georgia is in the direct path of Hurricane Michael with the eye of the storm scheduled to cross Dublin, GA early Thursday morning.  Therefore, the Laurens County School System will be CLOSED on Thursday, October 11, 2018.  We will continue to monitor the storm and any conditions that may impact school on Friday.

State Softball Round One Playoffs Game Changes

1st round state softball games have been moved from Wednesday 10/10/18 to Tuesday 10/9/18.

ELHS @ Vidalia 4:30 DH

WLHS home vs Baldwin 4:30 DH

Title1InvitationDistrict

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National Yearbook Week

NATIONAL YEARBOOK WEEK

(10/1/2018-10/5/2018)

This week is national yearbook week, and we want you to help us celebrate. If you purchase a yearbook during national yearbook week you will receive a ticket to attend our pizza party, so come to room 112 to purchase your yearbook. You may also purchase yearbooks online using the link on Ms. Stephanie Smith's teacher website. To kick off national yearbook week we will have the following dress up days:

ELHS Annual Title 1 Meeting

ELHSTitle1Mtng

ELHS Snack Shack Survey
We are trying to find out what snack you would like in the High School Snack Shack. Please complete this short survey by the end of next Tuesday September 25, by the end of the school day. You must use your LCBOE.INFO account information to complete the survey.
Thank You
 
Student Half-Day /Parent Conferences

Thursday, September 20 is a half-day for students. Students will be released at 12:00. Busses will run their regular routes starting at 12:00.

Senior Parent Meeting

Senior Parent Meeting

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

6:30 p.m.

Cafeteria

GOSA Georgia School Grades Reports

Use the link below to access the Governor's Office of Student Achievement's Annual Report Cards for the Laurens County School System and individual schools:

Report Card - LCSS
 

2018--2019 Cross Country Schedule

2018--2019 Cross Country

2019 Senior Class Portraits

Class of 2019 Senior Portraits Makeup Day is Saturday September 22, 2018.   Call 912-348-2293 or click link www.prestigeportraits.com/savannah to schedule an appointment.  This is the final opportunity to take Senior Portraits at school.  Contact Ms. Stephanie Smith at ELHS for more information.

2018--2019 Softball Schedule

2018 Softball Schedule

2018--2019 Footbal Schedule

2018 FB Schedule

Open House

Open House at all Laurens County Schools will be held on August 6, 2018 between the hours of 2:00 and 6:00 P.M.
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HB251 Laurens County School-to-School Transfer Requests

The Laurens County Board of Education, in compliance with House Bill 251 (HB251), has developed a process giving Laurens County parents/guardians the option to request that their children attend any Laurens County school, within the school system, based on space availability.  Information pertaining to the Laurens County School-to-School Transfer Request option is posted to the system web site, www.lcboe.net, and will include the implementation procedures, a preliminary list of schools, with available classroom space, and an application to request a transfer.  The FY19 application deadline is July 27, 2018.  For further information, please review the information listed under parent resourses top tab, posted to the Laurens County Board of Education website, or contact Mr. Kelland Waldrep at kellandwaldrep@lcboe.net or 478-272-4767.

CNA Survey

Students, please click the survey below to give us some important feedback to plan for next year.

CNA Survey

HOPE REACH Scholarship

ATTENTION ALL BUSINESS PARTNERS. We are looking for area businesses to support the HOPE REACH Scholarship for the 2018-2019 school year. Each year, Laurens County can select up to three upcoming 8th graders to receive this honor. The school system is responsible for raising $1500 of the scholarship per student through partnerships with local businesses.The state will fund the remaining $8500 per student. In order for the student to receive the scholarship to pursue post-secondary options upon graduation, he/she must maintain acceptable grades, attendance, and behavior. If you are interested in helping us grow tomorrow's leaders, please complete the form and return by June 30, 2018. As always, thanks for your support.  

Click HERE for Partnership Form

 

ELHS Baccalaureate Service

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ELHS Graduation 2018 Guest Names
ELHS Graduation 2018 Guest Names
Enter the names of your two guests that will sit in the parent section on the football field.
Laurens County Summer Resources Fair

Parent Flyer

School Council

Parents and Community Members! We are currently gathering information on those who may be interested in learning more about serving on ELHS School Council. If you are interested in learning more about the School Council please click on the link below and submit your information. The deadline for inquiry will be May 4, 2018.

 

https://goo.gl/forms/FAEdh8l7c9U2MsZs2

Laurens County Schools Summer Resources

Laurens County Schools Summer Resources
Thursday, May 10, 2018

FAFSA--Free Application for Federal Student Aid

Free Help Applying for Financial Aid for College!

Spring Parent Meeting

Title 1 ELHS Spring Parent Meeting.

USATestPrep Questions of the Day
ELHS Graduation Information
Making the Transition

Transistion

Federal Programs Spring Stakeholders Input Meeting

Stakeholders meeting

2018 ELHS Prom Attire Guide

2018 ELHS Prom Attire Guide

2018 Senior Walk Registration
Laurens County Parent Cafe

Parent Cafe

FAFSA--Free Application for Federal Student Aid

Free Help Applying for Financial Aid for College

East Laurens High School

Febuary 20, 2018

6:00--8:00 PM
FAFSA

English as Second Language Classes

Free 
English as A Second Language Classes 
Provided by Laurens County Schools

Clases Gratis
Clases de Inglés como Segundo indioma. Proporcindao por las Escuelas Del Condado de Laurens

Contact - Tim Passmore or Kelland Waldrep at 478-272-4767
Contacto - Tim Passmore or Kelland Waldrep at 478-272-4767

  Spanish Version                                                                                                      English Version

FY 18 Parent and Family Engagement Survey

Laurens County Schools are continually looking to improve ways to engage parents in our programs and schools. Your input is vital in the planning and implementation of the parent and family engagement program and activities in our schools. The focus of all Title I programs is to help eligible students meet the same high academic achievement standards expected of all children, regardless of their socioeconomic status and background. The following survey is confidential and will be used to assist us with future planning for parent engagement activities and events at our schools. We appreciate your feedback, and thank you for taking the time to complete this survey. Paper copies are available upon request.

Laurens County Elementary School Parent and Family Engagement Survey

Laurens County Middle School Parent and Family Engagement Survey

Laurens County High School Parent and Family Engagement Survey

Laurens County Parent and Family Engagement Spanish Survey

East Laurens Princess Pageant East Laurens Princess Pageant

East Laurens Primary will be hosting the East Laurens Princess Pageant on Saturday, Febeuary 10 at 2pm at Theater Dublin. The deadline to submit your registration for this even is Thursday, February 1. Click here for more information and your registration form

Students Return to School on Thursday

Laurens County Schools will resume normal operations on Thursday, January 4, 2018.

Schools Closed on Wednesday

Due to the impending inclement weather, the Laurens County School System will be closed for students on Wednesday, January 3, 2018.   Staff should plan on reporting at 10:00 AM.  However, each employee must use good judgement and exercise the highest level of caution when attempting to drive in questionable weather conditions.  We will continue to monitor the situation throughout the night and into the morning and will let you know if any additional changes are needed regarding tomorrow’s workday or Thursday’s schedule.

Midterm Testing Schedule 2017-2018

ELHS Fall Semester 2017-2018 Midterm Testing Schedule.

12/12/2017---7th Period Exam
12/13/2017---2nd Period and 4th Period Exams
12/14/2017---3rd Period and 5th Period Exams
12/15/2017--1st Period and 6th Period Exams
See the attached schedule for times.

Laurens County Milestones End of Grade Growth Scores

Parents, the State of Georgia End of Grade Growth Score reports should have come home with your student on November 9, 2017. Students in grades 5-9 should have received this report. Please see the video link below to provide a greater understanding of what these scores represent. If you have any questions concerning your child's scores, please contact the school.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lGZnRjUnrTA - English Version

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=djLcpc3XBw0 - Spanish Version

School Climate Survey FY18

Please take a few moments and complete the survey at the link below. The survey can be completed from your computer, tablet, or smartphone device. Thanks.

http://gshs.gadoe.org/Lists/Parents/NewForm.aspx

ELHS Community Fall Annual Title 1 Invitation ELHS Fall Title1 Meeting

Attention all Parents/Guardians and Community Partners of East Laurens High School!!

You are invited to our

Annual Title 1 Meeting

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at 6:00 pm

COMMUNITY MEETING

Living Hope Church

101 Pearl Street

East Dublin, GA 31027

Community Forum on Transition Services

The Heart of Georgia Transition Alliance is hosting a Community Forum on Transition Services for Individuals with Disabilities on October 20, 2017 at the Heart of Georgia RESA. Click HERE for details.
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Combat Bullying Tour of Schools

In observance of Bullying Prevention and Awareness Month, Laurens County schoos is hosting “The Combat Bullying Tour” featuring Mr. Willie Raines, of Reclaiming Ground Inc. To forward his message of bullying prevention and awareness, he uses feats of strength to promote a strong and inspiring message of unity in our community against bullying. Please join us on Tuesday, October 17, at 6:00 PM at the Old West Laurens Gym as we come together as a community to combat bullying in our schools. All community members are encouraged to attend this event.

Please click HERE for the Tour of Schools Schedule.

ELHS Underclassmen & Staff Picture Day Oct. 27th, 2017

ELHS Underclassmen & Staff Picture Day Oct. 27th, 2017

Senior Portraits September 25, 2017

sSenior Portraits September 25, 2017

School Resumes 9/15/2017

Laurens County Schools in Dublin, Ga, will resume normal operations on Friday, Sept 15, 2017. All students and staff should report to school and work per their usual times.

We thank you for your patience, help, and understanding as we have endured the weather events of the past week.

School Closings (9/14/17) - Hurricane Irma

Laurens County Schools in Dublin, GA, will be closed for students and staff on Thursday, September 14, 2017.  As of noon today, many of our faculty, staff, and students' families remain without power to their homes; additionally, two of our schools remain open as Red Cross Evacuation Shelters.  

We expect that as Hurricane Irma evacuees are relocated from our schools later today, we will begin the dismantling and cleaning of our facilities so that we can resume normal operations as soon as possible. We regret any inconvenience this may cause.

School Closings (9/13/17) - Hurricane Irma

Due to widespread power outages and damage from Hurricane Irma, as well as delays in the evacuation of our emergency shelters, Laurens County Schools in Dublin, GA will be closed on Wednesday, September 13, 2017. No students or staff should report to school or work.

School Closings - Hurricane Irma

Laurens County Schools in Dublin, Georgia, will be closed on Monday, September 11, 2017, and Tuesday, September 12, 2017, due to the approach of Hurricane Irma. Our four schools that serve as American Red Cross EVACUATION Centers are scheduled to be opened as evacuation shelters under the direction of the Red Cross and other state officials.

 

No students or staff should report to school or work; anyone who wishes to volunteer at a shelter should report to the Red Cross personnel at that facility.

 

Please watch our website, Facebook pages, and usual media outlets for updates.

 

PRESS RELEASE

Laurens County Schools Press Release Regarding Hurricane Irma

Officials with the Laurens County Schools in Dublin, Georgia, are closely monitoring the current situation as Hurricane Irma approaches the U.S. Mainland. As has been the case for several years, the school district works with local and state emergency management officials....

 

Click Here for Full Press Release

New Traffic Routing

Parents and Staff: Eastside car rider traffic will enter and exit the campus from Ernest Stinson Road. There is a new 3 lane road coming into the car rider area. There are also 2 parking lots, a new canopy that connects the schools, and additional turning lanes. Please allow yourselves plenty of time, be aware of the new direction signage, and watch your speed in this new area. The Laurens County Sheriff’s Office is providing a resource officer and monitoring traffic. Thanks for your cooperation

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Summer School 2017

Information is now available about Summer School 2017. Click HERE for information.

2018 Senior Portrait Information

SeniorsSenior Portrait Summer Session

 

Federal Programs Stakeholder Meetings

The Spring Federal Programs Stakeholders meetings will be held May 18, 2017 at 2:00 pm and 6:00 pm at the O.W.L. We are seeking input from the different stakeholders of the district. Click HERE for a flyer concerning the meetings.

Parent Cafe on Bullying

Laurens County Schools, in partnership with Community Mental Health and Laurens County Law Enforcement Center, is sponsoring a Parent Cafe on Building Bridges to Combat Bullying. This event will take place at the O.W.L. on March 30, 2017 from 6:00 - 8:00 P.M. Click HERE for the event flyer.

Changes to Tardy Policy in 2017!

Parents/Steudents,

Please click here to see the changes to the ELHS Tardy Policy for the 4th 9-weeks of 2017-2018. We sincerly hope that these changes recognize students for being prompt, reduce the number of tardies, and maximize instructional time.

End of Course Information

Parents,
The Laurens County School System announces our Spring assessment calendar for the End of Grade Course Assessment. The Georgia End of Course Assessment for Ninth Grade Lit, American Lit, Algebra I, Geometry, Biology, Physical Science, U.S. History and Economics will be held in Laurens County between May 3rd and May 17th. Below you will find some links that will provide you with great resources for helping prepare your student for the EOC.

End of Grade Study Guide
http://www.gadoe.org/…/Assessment/Pages/EOC-Study-Resource-…

 

End of Grade Online Experience 
http://www.gaexperienceonline.com/

Parent Involvement Surveys FY17

Laurens County Schools are continually looking to improve ways to involve parents in our programs and schools. Your input is vital in the planning and implementation of the parental involvement program and activities in our schools. The focus of Laurens County Schools is to help all students meet high academic achievement standards  regardless of their socioeconomic status and background. The following survey is confidential and will be used to assist us with future planning for parental involvement activities and events at our schools. We appreciate your feedback, and thank you for taking the time to complete this survey.

Click HERE to acess to survey link page.

Attention Students: Prom Dress Code

The 2017 prom is just around the corner. Be aware of all dress code guidelines for this years suare! Click on the link below to navigate a poweroint on the do's and do nots!

 

2017 Prom Dresscode Guidelines

Experts Among Us

Laurens County Schools staff enjoyed a day of learning at the Experts Among Us professional learning day on January 4, 2017. Presenters shared their expertise with staff in a variety of sessions. The work of everyone involved in the day of learning is appreciated.

Experts Among Us 1          Experts Among Us 2

Aspen Parent Portal Account

Parents: If you need an Aspen Parent Portal account, please contact Diane Ikner at dianeikner@lcboe.net.
Click HERE for Aspen Family Registration information.
Laurens County Schools ASPEN Link

East Laurens High School Teacher of the Year

Congratulations to Mrs. Glyenda Toler for being selected as the East Laurens High School Teacher of the Year for 2016-2017.

Parent Cafe Session 1

Come join us for Parent Cafe Session 1: Parenting the Strong-willed Child. The session will be held on November 17, 2016 at 10:00 at the O.W.L. Click HERE for details.

Georgia School Climate Parent Survey

All parents are encouraged to participate in the Georgia School Climate Parent Survey. The data will be used as part of the calculation of the School Climate Star Rating. Survey responses are anonymous and will be submitted directly to the Georgia Department of Education for analysis.

The survey link is below. Please click the link and take the survey for each child you have enrolled in an LCSS school. The survey should take no more than ten minutes. Thank you in advance for your help.
 

http://apps.gadoe.org/schoolclimate/parents.nsf/Survey.xsp

2016 Fall Bus Tours

The next bus tour is October 27, 2016. This tour will visit West Laurens High School, East Laurens High School, East Laurens Middle School, and Heart of Georgia College & Career Academy.

Save your seat for the Laurens County Schools 2016 Bus Tour! Click on the registration link below to sign up. Click HERE for more information.
REGISTER FOR BUS TOURS

Evacuation Shelters

In cooperation with the Red Cross, the following Laurens County Schools have been deemed emergency evacuation shelters: East Laurens High School, East Laurens Middle School, East Laurens Elementary School, West Laurens High School, and West Laurens Middle School. The sites will open as shelters at 4:00 pm on Thursday, October 6, 2016.
 
Friday, October 7th is a teacher workday. Faculty and staff should report at 8:00 am. Unless under the direct supervision of a school employee, there should be no students on the campuses of these facilities.

The homecoming football game at West Laurens High School will be played as scheduled.
 
Also, please be reminded that Monday, October 10, 2016, is a staff and student holiday. We expect school to resume on Tuesday, October 11, 2016.
 
Thank you for your cooperation as we provide assistance to those who are under evacuation orders.

Buddy Ball Rescheduled

The Middle Georgia Buddy Ball event originally scheduled for Saturday, October 8, 2016 has been rescheduled. The event will now be held on Saturday, October 15, 2016 from 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM at Southern Pines.

School Flu Vaccination Clinic Dates

The following are dates for the health department school flu vaccination clinics:

Northwest Laurens Elementary – October 20

Southwest Laurens Elementary – October 24

West Laurens Middle and High – October 26

West Laurens High Pre-K – October 26

East Laurens – October 28

School Cancellation

Laurens County Schools will be closed for students and staff on Friday, September 2. The East Laurens High School football game will be held on Saturday at 12:00 noon at Montgomery County. At this time, the West Laurens High School football game is still scheduled for Friday at 7:30 at West Laurens. Please check the Laurens County Schools Facebook page or website for the latest updates.

Centralized Registration Center

As of September 6, 2016, the Laurens County School System will open our centralized registration center at the O.W.L. (Old West Laurens High School) at 338 West Laurens School Road. Hours of operation are 8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

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ELHS Picture Day is Friday 9/2/16

ELHS Picture Day for Underclassmen, Faculty, and Staff is Friday September 2, 2016.

School Nutrition Information for the New School Year

The School Nutrition Department has information available for the new school year. Find out about menu prices, meal charging policy, free and reduced lunches, and much more. Click HERE to visit the School Nutrition page.

HB 251 Information

FY17 Final Space Availability for HB251 information is now available. Information may be obtained by visiting the Parent Resources section.

Student Dress Code for 2016-2017

Please read and make note of the dress code for the 2016-2017 school year. All students are expected to be familiar with the attached document and should understand the school dress code will be strictly enforced.

Class of 2017 Senior Portraits

The Class of 2017 Senior Portraits will be taken at the school on June 21-24, 2016.  Seniors must call Prestige/Lifetouch to schedule an appointment time.  Look for more information from Prestige/Lifetouch in the mail.

Senior Baccalaureate Ceremony

Attention Seniors:

East Dublin Dayspring Worship Center cordially invites you and your family to attend the Baccalaureate Ceremony for the Class of 2016, East Laurens High School:

May 15, 2016

3:00 in the afternoon

204 Hawkins Street

East Dublin

Special Olympics Cancelled Due to Weather

Due to rain and thunderstorms forecasted for Friday, the local Special Olympics events have been cancelled.

TLE Survey Link

Teachers and students will use the following link to complete all teacher and leader surveys.

https://tle.gadoe.org/ia/render.userLayoutRootNode.target.n8.uP?uP_root=me&$orpath=/empari/anonymous/survey/login 

Stakeholders Meeting 2016

Community stakeholders are invited to attend a Federal Advisory and Strategic Planning Meeting at the Laurens County Board of Edcation Board Room on Tuesday, March 8, 2016. Two meeting times are offered: 9:00 A.M. and 6:00 P.M. Click HERE for details.

Move On When Ready

Parents of an upcoming high school student for the 2016-2017 school year have an opportunity to review information about Georgia’s Move Own When Ready dual-credit program. This program allows students to earn high school course credits while taking college courses. For more information, click HERE.

Attention Parents

Parents:

You are invited to attend the Strategic Waivers School System (IE2) hearing to be held at the Laurens County Board of Education on Tuesday, January 26, 2016, at 5:00.  

Proposed Revisions to Standards

The Georgia Department of Education has released the drafts of revised K-12 science and K-12 social studies standards for public review and comment for 60 days from January 15, 2016, through March 14, 2016.  Click here to access the drafts of the specific revised standards.

2016 Senior Class Cap & Gown Pictures

The 2016 Senior Class Cap & Gown Pictures will be taken at school on Wednesday February 24, 2016.  Caps and gowns will be provided.  All 2016 Seniors are asked to participate and will be included in this year's yearbook. See Ms. Williams for more details.

FY16 Parent Input Survey for Non-Title I Schools

Parents of Students at Non-Title I Schools (ELHS, WLMS, WLHS, Diamond): Please use the link below to access the FY16 Parent Survey. The survey will be open until February 29, 2016.

FY16 Parent Input Survey for Non-Title I Schools

FY16 Parent Input Survey for Non-Title I Schools - Spanish

Makeup Flu Clinics

The Laurens County Health Department will be conducting makeup flu clinics for students who were absent for the first school flu clinic.  Also during this time, children 8 and under who need a second dose of flu vaccine will be vaccinated if they returned a consent form for a second dose.  A limited supply of flu mist is now available, so if your child was not vaccinated due to a flu mist shortage, they will have an opportunity to receive the flu mist if they have not already been vaccinated. The dates for the makeup and second dose flu clinics are as follows…

December 8 - Southwest Laurens, West Laurens Middle and High School

December 10 - Northwest Laurens

December 16 - East Laurens schools

If you have questions or concerns, please contact the Laurens County Health Department at 272-2051.

Prom Tickets

ATTENTION JUNIORS AND SENIORS

 

Prom tickets will be $30 until Dec 17th

Juniors see Mrs. K. Morris

Seniors see Ms. Newman

Laurens County SkillsUSA Chapters Attend Fall Leadership

SkillsUSA Chapters from East and West Laurens High School attended Fall Leadership Conference at Jekyll Island on October 22-24, 2015. SkillsUSA Georgia hosts a Fall Leadership Conference each year to train students and teachers in leadership skills that will allow them to go back to their school and lead their local chapters through a successful school year. SkillsUSA Georgia advisors were encouraged to bring their local officers and any other students interested in learning how to demonstrate their leadership abilities. This year’s event had 900 attendees from all over the state.  Students participated in sessions that guide them in developing team building, public speaking, communication and community service skills, just to name a few. While at the conference the students also participated in a STEAM race challenge where students from each chapter built a soap box derby style car and competed against other chapters.

Picture Retakes Day for Underclassmen and Staff

Picture Retakes Day for Underclassmen and Staff will be on Wednesday October 28, 2015.  Order forms are in the office.

Georgia Schools' Parent Survey

State of Georgia mandates that a school must have its PARENTS complete an online climate survey.  It's that time of year and we NEED your help! The survey is below. Please click the link and take the survey for each child you have enrolled in an LCSS school. The survey should take no more than about ten minutes. If you do not have internet available at  home, please come into our school one day this week  before Thanksgiving holidays to complete the survey. The results of this survey impact our annual CCRPI score that replaced AYP. Thank you in advance for your help with this!
 

http://apps.gadoe.org/schoolclimate/parents.nsf/Survey.xsp

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2015-16 School Flu Campaign

This season we would like to help protect our student body from the flu by providing flu vaccinations during school hours. The Health Department will be offering influenza vaccinations with one of two kinds of vaccine. Forms must be returned to the school by September 18. Click HERE for more information.

Senior Portraits Day: September 21, 2015

Senior Portraits Day for make-ups and retakes is Monday September 21, 2015 in the Gym.  Please call 1-866-927-9885 for more information and to schedule an appointment time.  

Senior T-Shirt and Homecoming Breakfast

Senior Class T-Shirt: $10

Senior Homecoming Breakfast: $10

DUE: August 28, 2015--CASH ONLY--Pay Homeroom Teacher

Senior Dues

Senior Class Dues:  $50 until 2-29-16, increases to $100 on 3-1-16

CASH ONLY! Pay homeroom teacher.

Football vs. Wheeler County

ATTENTION:

East Laurens football match between Wheeler County and your ELHS Falcons has been updated to begin Thursday, August 13th at 6 p.m. Come out and support the guys and gals on a special Football Thursday Night!

Parent Notification Newsletter

Click HERE for the 2015-2016 Parent Notification Newsletter.

Mandated Reporter Training

Click HERE for information on the Mandated Reporter Training for Educators online course for Laurens County School System Employees and Volunteers.

2016 Senior Class Portraits

2016 Senior Class Portraits will be taken June 23rd, 24th, & 25th, 2015. Please contact Prestige Portraits (Lifetouch) at 1-866-927-9885 to schedule your appointment date and time.  Also, look for portrait package information in the mail from "Prestige Portraits" coming soon.  www.prestigeportraits.com/savannah  

East Laurens Boys Soccer

Go and vote for soccer awards by Friday, May 8th!

CLICK HERE

East Laurens Online Library Catalogue

Click Here  -->  Library Catalogue 

Instructions:

1. Click on East Laurens High School

2. Click the Catalogue tab at the top of the Follett Destiny page

Graduation Diploma Petition Form

Click HERE to access the Graduation Diploma Petition Form.

Work-based Learning

For Dr. Morris' work-based learning program

CLICK HERE

 

Job Fair - Middle/High School Applicants


Click HERE for Job Fair details.

GEORGIA HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION TEST REGISTRATION

Visit the link below to register to take the GHSGT:

GEORGIA HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION TEST REGISTRATION

Laurens County Welcomes AdvancEd

This week Laurens County Schools hosts an AdvancEd External Review. This review is part of our inaugural accreditation process. We look forward to showing off our schools and sharing with our guests our improvement process. In Laurens County, we live our mission, "Rigor, relevance, relationships... Every Teacher, Every Student, Every Day."

Education Summit at LCBOE

Congressman Rick Allen would like to invite parents, teachers, and faculty of all 12th District Schools to join him in a round-table discussion regarding upcoming education legislation. The summit will be held at the Laurens County Board of Education office on February 17, 2015 at 5:00 P.M. Click here for more details.

Senior Dues

Senior Class Dues are $30 until Feb. 27, 2015. Dues will increase to $60 on March 2, 2015!

Please see Dr. Morris for more information.

Thanks!

Yearbook

Be sure to purchase your yearbook for $70 before Christmas Break.  The price will increase to $80 on January 1st.  Cash or Money order only.  See Ms. Williams' website for online purchases.

SACS Surveys

The Laurens County School System and all of its schools are engaged in an ongoing continuous improvement process, of which all stakeholders are an integral part. Please click on the link below to access the AdvancED surveys to provide your input.

East Laurens High School Surveys

School Crashers Runner Up Announcement

Here’s the announcement from 11Alive and there is also a link on Georgia United’s facebook page!  

http://www.11alive.com/story/life/2014/07/25/school-crashers-chapel-hill/13189951/

Parents' Right to Know Teacher Qualifications

Click on the link below to view information about parents' right to know about teacher qualifications.

Parents' Right to Know - Teacher Qualifications

Teacher Qualification Information

Dear Parents,

 

In compliance with the requirements of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act the Laurens County Board of Education would like to inform you that you may request information about the qualifications of your student’s teacher(s). The following information may be requested:

 

1.Whether the teacher has met the Georgia Professional Standards Commission requirements for certification for the grade level and subject areas in which the teacher provides instruction;

2.Whether the teacher is teaching under an emergency or other provisional status through which Georgia qualifications or certification criteria have been waived;

3.The college major and any graduate certification or degree held by the teacher;

4.Whether the student is provided services by paraprofessionals, and if so, their qualifications.

 

If you wish to request information concerning your child’s teacher’s qualification, please contact Mr. Morris, Principal at East Laurens High School, 478-272-3144.

 

 

Sincerely,

 

Eddie Morris

HGRESA Banquet Rescheduled

Due to the predicted weather conditions, it is necessary for the Heart of Georgia RESA to reschedule the Academic Awards-Serving Learning Collaborative Event that was scheduled for Tuesday, April 29.  The new date is Monday, May 5th at 6:00 PM.  The event location will remain the same - DuBose Porter Building in Dublin.

CCRPI

For information on CCRPI, visit The Governor's Office of Student Achievement website at http://gosa.georgia.gov.

Resource for TAA

http://www.actstudent.org/onlineprep/

Juniors, use this link during TAA on Wednesday to learn more about the ACT.

Congratulations!!!

 

Congratulations to the boys track team and the girls soccer team for winning region championships! Great job Falcons!!!

SACS Survey for Teachers

Teachers please complete this survey during your planning period today with Mrs. Dean.

https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/ZH3LHQ2

Juniors

Uprising Seniors, "Class of 2015"  Senior Portraits will be taken during the summer June 24-26, 2014.  Seniors must call 1-866-927-9885 to schedule an appointment time.

Senior Dues

Attention Seniors! If you have not paid your Senior Dues, dues are $60.00. Pay your homeroom teacher--cash, money order, cashier's check. You MUST pay your dues in order to attend the Senior Picnic and/or the Graduation Ceremony!

Heart of Georgia College and Career Academy

Calling all 8th Grade students and parents. Come gain firsthand knowledge of the exciting opportunities offered by the Heart of Georgia College and Career Academy.

East Laurens Students Start College Early at OFTC

Congratulations to these students for earning both college and high school credits at the same time in Oconee Fall Line Technical College's Dual Enrollment Program!

Read more about these outstanding students on the Oconee Fall Line Technical College's Website and 13WMAZ!

http://www.oftc.edu/OFTCNews.aspx?id=5736

http://dublin.13wmaz.com

2013-2014 Young Georgia Authors Winners
Congratulations to the system winners from the Young Georgia Authors Writing Competition for 2013-2014.
Get Your Prom Tickets Before Prices Increase!

Prom tickets are $60 until March 21, 2014!  This is the LAST day to buy a ticket! See Mrs. Krissy Morris to buy yours today!

Community Event: Relay for Life Pagent

Laurens County is hosting the first annual Miss Laurens County Relay For Life Pageant. The pageant will be held Saturday, Apr 12, 2014. The program begins at 1 and registration begins at 12. Click here to get a copy of the application. All proceeds will go towards our Laurens County Relay total. We hope you can come out and support this event!

Deadline to submit applications: Monday, Apr 7, 2014
Ambassadors Visit the Capitol

The ELHS Ambassadors visited the State Capitol in Atlanta on Tuesday,February 18th.  First, they got to meet Governor Deal and have their picture made with him.  Next, Representative Matt Hatchett met with them to discuss the legislative process and what bills were being considered by the House.  Then, they were escorted to the House Gallery to observe the morning legislative session during which time Representative Hatchett introduced them from the floor.  It was an informative and exciting day!

Check Out ELHS's Registrar and Students on Real Talk with TV35!
East Laurens High School Star Student and Teacher!!!

Deep Patel, son of Harshida Patel and Darshan Patel of East Dublin, has been awarded STAR Student recognition for East Laurens High School, Class of 2014. Deep has been accepted at Middle Georgia State College. On his choice of Terri Kerr, as Star Teacher, Deep stated “I personally felt that she is the most intelligent, nicest and most capable of all of my teachers at East Laurens. Mrs. Kerr said she has, “enjoyed teaching Deep in three of his Honor's Social Studies classes. Deep is an insightful and motivated student, always thinking and analyzing his response to material that is being presented to him."East Laurens is proud of both Deep and Mrs. Kerr for their commitment to education.

GHSGT Petition for Former Students

Former East Laurens High students who still need to pass a part of the GHSGT:

A local group is planning to petition the governor and the State BOE to obtain waivers for the Georgia High School Graduation Test.  Contact Evoynne Pooler 478-279-2781 or Mr. Lindsey 478-274-1186 to be added to this petition.  

Student School Climate Survey

School Climate Survey must be completed in class by each student at our school.  Please click the following link to complete the survey.

http://admin.doe.k12.ga.us/gadoe/sla/gshs.nsf/SurveyHS.xsp

Picture Day

Wednesday February 26th:

Senior Cap and Gown Picture Day

Spring Sports Picture Day (after school)

Get Your Prom Tickets Before Prices Increase!

 Prom tickets are $50 until February 28, 2014!  Don't forget prom comes a little early this year on March 28th, 2014.  See Mrs. Krissy Morris to buy yours today!

NWLE Community Forum

The community forum at NWLE will be held on Thursday, January 30 at 6:00 P.M.

Schools Closed

Laurens County Schools will be closed for students Tuesday, January 28 and Wednesday, January 29 due to forecasted wintry mix of snow/sleet/rain. Staff will report to work Tuesday morning.

The community forum scheduled for Tuesday, January 28 will be rescheduled. More information will be available soon.

SWLE Community Forum Rescheduled

The community forum at Southwest Laurens Elementary School has been rescheduled for Tuesday, February 11, 2014 at 6:00 P.M.

Look Who Made the News!!!

Click here to watch the Wrestling Region 1 AA Duals

East Laurens VS Dublin on TV 35!

Scholarship Opportunity

All junior girls may go to the following web site for a local scholarship opportunity from the Distinguished Young Women of Dublin-Laurens County committee:

http://www.ajm.org/programs/state_n_local_programs/georgia/local_programs/dublin_n_laurens/

Schools Closed

Due to extreme cold conditions, all Laurens County Schools will be closed Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014 for all students and staff.

Get Your Prom Tickets Before Prices Increase!

Prom tickets are $40 until January 31, 2014!  Don't forget prom comes a little early this year on March 28th, 2014.  See Mrs. Krissy Morris to buy yours today!

Teacher of the Year Video and News Footage

Click on the link below for Laurens County Schools' Teacher of the Year video and news footage of the banquet from TV-35.

http://tv35.tv/shows/newswatch/newswatch-teacher-of-the-year/

The Graduation Shake
 

Click here to watch ELHS's Graduation Shake!!!

Yearbook

Email RegistrationBuy a Yearbook

Reserve your copy of the 

2013-2014 East Laurens Falcon Yearbook!

Homecoming Week
It's that time of year again...Homecoming!!!  

We will have following "spirit" days set:

  • Twin Day Tuesday
  • Senior Citizen Hump Day
  • Throwback Thursday (choose your own generation)
  • Falcon Friday

To gain admission to the pep rally you must dress up each day!  Dress code still applies! 

Teacher of the Year

Congratulations to Mrs. Lecresicia Marion,

East Laurens High School Teacher of the Year!!!

Testing Calendar (1st Semester)

 

 

Make sure you are prepared for your next big test!  

Click here to see when your biggest tests will be held this semester!

Falcon Family Remind 101

Parents, If you would like to receive updates from our school via text message, send a text to 470-204-3016 and type @elhsf in the message. 

School Flu Clinic Consent Form Packet

South Central Health District has announced school flu clinic datesThe school flu clinic consent form packet may be accessed by clicking here. Only the one page consent form will need to be returned to the school. All other pages in the packet are for informational purposes.

Back to School Flyer

Click here for the Laurens County Schools Back to School flyer. This flyer contains the school calendar, open house calendar, contact information, and other valuable information.

9th Grade Success Camp

9th Grade Success Camp will be held July 22-30, 2013. Breakfast and lunch will be served. A bus will also run for pickup and drop off at designated locations around East Dublin. Success camp is designed to prepare you for the upcoming year. Be prepared to learn and find out what it means to be an East Laurens Falcon. If you would like more information about this opportunity, email Karen Bush at karenbush@lcboe.net.

Welcome Back!

Summer break is drawing to a close! The first day back for students is Tuesday, August 6th. Grab your copy of the 2013-2014 school year calendar by clicking here.

CDL License Holders

Laurens County Faculty please take note of the following:

2013-2014 Physical Examinations
June 18, 2013 - August 1, 2013
Drug & Alcohol Testing of Georgia
1825 Highland Avenue
Dublin, Georgia 31021
(478)296-9696
College Board

When you register for the SAT/ACT make sure you have your school code so that your scores will be included on your official transcript!

http://sat.collegeboard.org/home 
East Laurens High School's Code: 111125
SAT Information for Juniors

NEW SAT/ACT Prep Software!!

NEW SAT/ACT Prep Software!!!  This software will help you get ready to do your best on the SAT/ACT.

 

Summer School News

If you are in summer school make sure you are following all of the rules.

Senior News and Information
2014 Senior Portraits will be taken at the school on June 26-28.
Be sure to schedule your appointment date and time with lifetouch at 1-866-927-9885.
Free and Reduced Price Application

To access the Laurens County Free and Reduced Price Meal Application click here.