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The Lowndes Education Improvement Foundation announces a new way to support the Lowndes County Schools. Community members who choose to shop at Amazon can designate a portion of their purchases to support the scholarships, grants, and other activities of LEIF. 

Setting this up is an easy 3-step process:
2. Search for Lowndes Education Improvement Foundation as the charitable organization you wish to support.
3. Press Select.

Remember to browse to http://smile.amazon.com whenever you shop online with Amazon, and a portion of your purchase (1/2 of 1%) will be distributed back to support LEIF's activities within our school system.

Recent Announcements

  • Early Dismissal Planned for Wednesday, December 20 Lowndes County Schools will have an early release Wednesday, December 20.  The following dismissal schedule is planned: At 11:30, the 1st load of elementary students will be dismissed.        At ...
    Posted Dec 8, 2017, 11:39 AM by LAVERNE ROME
  • LOWNDES COUNTY TO PRESENT GCEL Conference Dr. John Wight, Director of Federal Programs with the Georgia Department of Education, has requested that Lowndes County Schools serve on a panel at the annual GCEL Conference in Savannah ...
    Posted Nov 28, 2017, 11:54 AM by LAVERNE ROME
  • Hahira Elementary School Receives Award for Greatest Gains Hahira Elementary School recently earned an award from the Governor’s Office of Student Achievement (GOSA).  On November 17, 2017, Governor Nathan Deal announced that 226 Georgia public schools in ...
    Posted Nov 17, 2017, 10:31 AM by LAVERNE ROME
  • Mr. Taylor Receives Recognition The Lowndes County School Board surprised Superintendent Wes Taylor by recognizing him for his work. Recently, Mr. Taylor was named one of four state finalists for the 2018 Superintendent of ...
    Posted Nov 16, 2017, 2:25 PM by LAVERNE ROME
  • LHS Mock Trial Team The Harvard Mock Trial Results are in and Lowndes High School was named The Best Team!  The following Mockers participated:  Emma Emery, Madison Johnson, Alyssa Hewett, Payton Bedgood, Kris Morse ...
    Posted Nov 15, 2017, 10:09 AM by LAVERNE ROME
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Support LEIF with Amazon Smile

Amazon Smile LEIF logo

The Lowndes Education Improvement Foundation announces a new way to support the Lowndes County Schools. Community members who choose to shop at Amazon can designate a portion of their purchases to support the scholarships, grants, and other activities of LEIF. 

Setting this up is an easy 3-step process:
2. Search for Lowndes Education Improvement Foundation as the charitable organization you wish to support.
3. Press Select.

Remember to browse to http://smile.amazon.com whenever you shop online with Amazon, and a portion of your purchase (1/2 of 1%) will be distributed back to support LEIF's activities within our school system.

Petition for A High School Diploma

On March 30, 2015, Governor Nathan Deal signed into law House Bill 91.  House Bill 91 retroactively eliminates the Georgia High School Graduation Test as a requirement for students who took the test between 1994 (when the test was established) and the present. State Board Rule in 2011 eliminated the test as a requirement for graduation, but that elimination did not extend to students who had already taken the test.  House Bill 91 extends back to all graduation tests, beginning with the Basic Skills Test which was administered to students who enrolled for the first time in grade 9 during the 1981-1982 school year.
 
House Bill 91 only affects those persons who did not earn a high school diploma SOLELY for the reason of being unable to pass the GHSGT, the GHSWT, or its predecessor(s). If you did not get a diploma due to failure to meet specific high school course unit requirements, this law does not apply to you.  Linked here are a copy of House Bill 91, the Petition for High School Diploma form, the Diploma Petition Timeline, and the HB91-High School Graduation Diploma Petition-Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) document.

Auction November 16

The Lowndes County Schools System will be conducting an auction of various items on November 16 at the LCS Maintenance Department, 2116 E. Hill Ave., Valdosta.

Surplus Items for Auction are listed on this document.  The auction is open to the
public. You may view all items at noon. Bidding begins at 1:00 p.m.

Employment

If you are interested in working with the certified and classified professionals of the Lowndes County Schools, you may view current job postings and submit your online application at the AppliTrack employment portal. If you have questions about the employment process or how to use AppliTrack, please read our Frequently Asked Questions.

The Lowndes County School Nutrition Program has openings for substitute school nutrition assistants in all schools.  Substitutes typically work a 6 hour day ($7.25 per hour).  Vacancies in the SNP program are filled from the substitute roster.
Interested persons can apply on the AppliTrack employment portal or pick up an application at the Lowndes Board of Education Office (1592 Norman Drive, Valdosta, Ga  31601).

Public Notice

Items posted here are for public information or posted as required by state or federal law. 



STUDENT REGISTRATION
Lowndes County Schools uses a centralized registration process.  Information on the student registration, including hours of operation and registration forms parents can complete in advance, can be found here.



Purchasing: Requests for Bids and Proposals

The Lowndes County Schools system welcomes vendor to participate in requests for bids and proposals. These opportunities will be posted on our purchasing site at http://bids.lowndes.k12.ga.us .  Vendors can also sign up on a form at the site to be added to our vendor list.

Current opportunities posted at that site include 

RFQ Design Professional Services for New Lowndes County High School

Georgia Open Records Act Notice

All written requests for public records made pursuant to the Official Code of Georgia Annotated Title 50, Chapter 18, Article 4, must be sent to the Open Records Officer, Mr. Randy Cooper, Director, Human Resources at Lowndes County Schools, 1592 Norman Drive, Valdosta, GA 31601 or to randycooper@lowndes.k12.ga.us.