Don Leigh is New Lincoln County Director of Transportation & Safety

The Lincoln County Board of Education, upon the recommendation of the Transportation & Safety Hiring Committee, has hired Don Leigh as the county's new Director of Transportation and Safety. 
Leigh has served 25 years in education, with the past 15 years as a principal at Northern Pulaski Middle School, McKinney Elementary and, most recently, at Hustonville Elementary. 
With a B.B.A. in Business and Marketing, Leigh says, "l have the required education and experience to conduct business and make decisions with the mission to protect students and staff from hazards by managing their exposures to risk. I am grateful for the opportunity to serve Lincoln County students and staff as the Director of Transportation and Safety."

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Lincoln County Public Schools - A Proficient/Progressing School District

The Lincoln County School District made gains in the 2013-2014 school year and improved once again from a baseline score of 64.2 to 69.6.  This lands Lincoln County Public Schools at the 82% in the PROFICIENT/PROGRESSING Category. We want to thank our board members, central office leadership and all of our school leaders, teachers, staff and students for a team effort in moving our district forward!

Lincoln County High School ~ A Proficient/Progressing School

What an amazing turn-around and accomplishment has been wrought in just two short years at the Lincoln County High School. Mr. Godbey, Mrs. Denny, and Mr. Harris were rewarded a banner proudly proclaiming them a Proficient/Progressing school.   With an 88% rank on the K_PREP scores, they are just 2% points shy of the distinguished mark! Congratulations staff and students for an excellent job!!

Lincoln County Middle School ~ Third year as a Proficient/Progressing School

Lincoln County Middle School has once again made the district proud, going from an overall score of 60.6 to an overall score of 67.1.  This rates them as a Proficient/Progressing school for the third straight year. Congratulations to your staff and students on a job well done!!

McKinney Elementary ~ A Proficient\Progressing School

Congratulations to McKinney Elementary once again! They had an increase in their K-Prep scores from an overall score of 63.9 to an overall score of 72—placing them in the 80th percentile in our state. Congratulations McKinney staff and students!!

Stanford Elementary - A "High Progress" School

Congratulations to students, faculty, and staff at Stanford Elementary School.  Recognized as our “Most Improved” school, Stanford's percentile ranking rose an impressive 55%--putting them in the 67% and top 10% of all state schools making significant improvement.   This impressive achievement makes them a “High Progress” school.  Kudos to all involved!

2014 NASP All-Star World Championship Winner

Connor Patterson, a senior at Lincoln County High School, was recognized at the Lincoln County Board Meeting for becoming the NASP National Archery 1st place winner and was presented the Overall Individual Male Archer award for his accomplishments at the All-Star World Championship competition held in Madison, WI this summer, where he tied the all time world record of shooting a 299 out of 300. Congratulations!!!

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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 to its facilitates to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups.

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