We want you to feel welcome in our schools, and we wish for you to be a partner with us in the education of your child. This page provides some helpful resources and answers to questions we commonly receive from parents. Please let us know if there are other resources you require or if you have other questions by contacting LaVerne Rome, Parent Coordinator, at 229-316-1844.
LCS Enters Attendance Protocol Agreement
To reduce truancy and to provide a uniform set of procedures for addressing excessive student absences, the Lowndes County Schools and the Valdosta City Schools have entered into a protocol agreement with Judge James Council, Jr., and the Lowndes County Juvenile Court.
Excessive absences can trigger notifications, conferences, or referral to the Lowndes Drug Action Council Truancy Intervention Program. Further absences may result in referral to the Department of Children's Services, revocation of student driving privileges, referral to Juvenile Court, or possible criminal prosecution of the parent under the Georgia compulsory school attendance statute.
Student Accident Insurance
Parents can enroll online by the use of a dedicated secure enrollment website or by calling 877-444-5014. The website address is http://markel.sevencorners.com/ . On this website, parents will be able to:
Want to volunteer to work with your child's class? Please read these procedures and requirements.
Definition of a volunteer:
Volunteers-Anyone providing supervision while actively interacting with students, or anyone having responsibility of students
Digital Citizenship and Safety
The Internet provides many valuable resources and experiences for our students. Please review these documents and sites to help you guide your child's safe use of the Internet.
Talking about Sexting (from Common Sense Media)
Internet Safety for (Elementary) Parents Presentation (Revised Dec 2013)
Rules of the Road for Parents in a Digital Age - Excellent recommendations from Common Sense Media on how to raise your children to be responsible online.
Parent Tip Sheets from Common Sense Media
A Parent's Guide to Snapchat from connectsafely.org
A Parent's Guide to Facebook from connectsafely.org
What Parents Need to Know about Kik Messenger from McAfee Blog Central
Tips on Child Safety Online [A Youtube playlist from Google Family Safety]
Cyber Savvy Parents - a great guide with common sense advice from Nancy Willard.
Infinite Campus Mobile Portal
Find out more from the Infinite Campus Mobile Portal Information Page. After installing the app, you will be asked for a District ID. Our District ID is LCHSHV. You will then use the same username and password as you use for the Infinite Campus web page to login to see your child's information.
My School Bucks
Use www.myschoolbucks.com to add money to your student's school meal account using Visa, Mastercard, Discover Card, or debit cards ---with NO additional charges!
Visit www.myschoolbucks.com to sign up today.
For more information on how to pre-pay for student meals using My School Bucks, please read the reference guide.