Principal's Weekly Message - 9/7/2020
This is Ian Solomon, Principal of Leesville Road High School sharing the latest news and upcoming events.
Prestige portraits will host Senior Portraits sessions on campus September 24 and 25. To make an appointment, go to prestigeportraits.com .
There is no school Monday, September 7 in observance of Labor Day. Instruction will continue Tuesday, September 8.
Math Club Meeting
The math club (including math honor society and math team) will have its first meeting on Tuesday, Sept 8 at 12:30 pm. For details on how to attend, please join the math club remind @k2fc8aa
Class of 2021 Senior Parent Chat Meeting
The Leesville Road High School Student Services Department will host a Senior Parent Chat Meeting Thursday, September 10. This meeting, virtual in nature, will begin with PTSA holding its general meeting at 6 pm. The Senior Parent Chats will begin immediately afterwards. The first session (letters A-K) will begin at 6:30 pm. The second session (letters L-Z) will begin at 7:30 pm. The Google Meet passcode will be shared with parents the morning of September 10.
Class of 2021 Graduation Dates
The date for Leesville's Class of 2021 graduation has been set for Friday, June 11 at 8 PM. Currently that is slated for the Raleigh Convention Center. If this venue location changes based upon public health concerns, we will adjust accordingly to celebrate our graduates.
Midyear graduates will have their ceremony on Tuesday, January 19 at 7 PM at Leesville Road High School. Guidelines for gatherings at that time will determine how we will have this ceremony, but please know we have already outlined plans for most situations and are excited to celebrate these graduates.
Textbook and Supply Distribution
Our next textbook and supply distribution event will be held Thursday, September 10. Distribution will begin at 3 pm and end at 5:30 pm. To make things run smoothly, please adhere to the following:
- Have your student check with their teacher(s) to see if a book or supplies is needed for the class.
- All traffic should approach campus from Country Trail, making a right turn into the Carpool lane at the front of the school.
- Prepare an information sheet prior to arriving to campus that you will show attendants with the following:
-Your student’s first and last name
- Course Name and description (i.e. Honors Chemistry, AP Calculus, World History etc.)
-Teacher’s last name for the course
- Remain in your vehicle and a staff member will assist you.
Pridewear Sale (repeat)
The Leesville Road High School PTSA is sponsoring the Back to School Pridewear Sale August 31 through September 7. Please visit https://www.lrhspridewear.com/ for more information and product selection.
Attendance Code Clarifications (repeat)
This week, students were marked as either 2A (absent) or 1R (present - off site). 1R is a new code this year that represents that students were present for Remote/Virtual learning. If your student is unable to be present for a session but able to continue working on their assignments email your student’s teacher to make them aware and attendance will be adjusted appropriately.
PTSA Membership and Communication Announcement (repeat)
Get Connected! Follow us on social media and Join MemberHub today!!
Facebook—Leesville Road High School PTSA
The LRHS PTSA uses an online communication called MemberHub to bring you into our school community and keep you informed and engaged with what is happening. You will receive bi-weekly announcements that will include newsletters, signup sheets, calendar events, files, reminders and more, all in one place! Please visit https://lrhsptsa.memberhub.com/join/7untqw to add you and your family to our MemberHub site.
Your information is stored securely and privately.Registering with MemberHub does NOT obligate you to join the PTSA or come to any meetings. It is a way to receive information from your school and PTA, and keep engaged with the school and local community.
Meningoccal Vaccine Requirement for Current Seniors Update (repeat)
Students in the Class of 2021 who have not yet completed the meningococcal vaccine booster dose have an extended deadline of Wednesday, September 30. Please read the Vaccine Requirement for Seniors flyer attached to both links for more details. This document is available in both English and Spanish. You can email immunization proof to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thank you for your continued support of Leesville Road High School, where we take PRIDE in everything we do.