Note from the Superintendent ~ "Central Office" changes to "Student Support Center"

In an effort to provide a more positive communication platform for all stakeholders, we would like to abolish the negative connotations that the name “Central Office” has for many people.

Starting August 15, 2016, the name “Central Office” will no longer be used in the Lincoln County Schools. Our new name is “Student Support Center”. Districts generally do not see districtwide improvements in teaching and learning without substantial engagement by a Student Support Center in helping all schools build their capacity for improvement. Student Support Centers and the people who work in them are not simply part of the background noise in school improvement. Rather, Student Support Center staff exercise essential leadership, in partnership with school leaders, to build capacity throughout the district for teaching and learning improvements. We are here for the students and our mission is to provide the dedication and support necessary to transform into a district of distinction.


Bus Safety Reminders for Back to School

In Lincoln County, students and buses will be on the roads starting as early as 6:00 a.m. and returning home well into the afternoon.

It can be tempting to pass a school bus when you’re running late for work. The National Association of State Directors of Pupil Transportation Services, a group that focuses on school transportation safety, estimates nearly 13 million drivers will illegally pass stopped school buses during the school year. That estimate is based on a single-day survey conducted in 29 states between March and May each year. In 2014, the survey recorded 97,000 instances of illegal passes.

Passing a school bus that is stopped with its stop arm extended is not only illegal, but it is dangerous.

Please visit our Transportation & School Safety Page for more information about bus safety and keeping our students safe.

 


Volunteer Training Schedule

To access the online version Volunteer Training please click this link and complete the training and follow the instructions provided.
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Highland Elementary principal nominated for national award

By Abigail Whitehouse

HIGHLAND – Dedication. Compassion. Leadership. 

Those are just a few of the words that were used to describe Highland Elementary School Principal James Carrier, who has been nominated for the 2016-17 national LifeChanger of the Year award. 

The national LifeChanger of the Year program, sponsored by the National Life Group Foundation, recognizes educators across the U.S. who’s positive influence, excellence and leadership makes a difference in the lives of students, according to a press release detailing the nomination. 

“Carrier was nominated for the LifeChanger of the Year program by a member of the community, who wishes to remain anonymous, for his belief in every child and devotion to improving education for children,” the press release states. 


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Naming of Waynesburg Elementary School Principal ~ Leroy Boone

The Lincoln County Board of Education is pleased to announce the hiring of Mr. Leroy Boone as principal of Waynesburg Elementary School.  Mr. Boone is currently a math teacher at Lincoln County Middle School in Stanford, Kentucky, where he has worked for the past twenty years. 

 Mr. Boone began his career in Lincoln County in 1996 first as an Algebra I  teacher at Lincoln County High School and then as a math and social studies teacher at Lincoln County Middle School.  A twenty-one year veteran, Mr. Boone has amassed a vast array of experiences over the years serving as an academic program consultant, extended school services coordinator, teacher representative on the site-based decision making council, team leader, and a member of various school committees.  He also served as the Athletic Director at Lincoln County Middle School as well as a football, baseball, and softball coach, respectively.  He also sponsored the Student Council for many years as well.

A skilled educator, Mr. Boone has demonstrated expertise in the field of assessment literacy, curriculum design, data analysis, and standards-based instruction and assessment.  Throughout his career, Mr. Boone has worked to continuously improve his practice and remain a lifelong learner.   In addition, his commitment to collaborative decision-making and always keeping students at the forefront of every decision have been a hallmark of his educational philosophy.


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Safe Schools and PBIS Training 2016

All Lincoln County employees, please click the above training link to complete your online Safe Schools and PBIS Trainings for this year. All trainings are included in this link and must be completed by August 31st, 2016. 


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Non-Discrimination Notice

The Lincoln County Board of Education does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, genetic information, disability, religion, marital status, or age in its programs and activities and provides equal access of its' facilities to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups.
The following have been designated to handle inquiries regarding nondiscrimination under Title IX and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973: Pam Hart, Title IX Coordinator, or Eva Stone, Section 504 Coordinator, 305 Danville Ave., Stanford, KY  40484, (606) 365-2124.
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