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Principal's Return to Campus Message No. 4 - 2/16/2021




This is Ian Solomon, Principal of Leesville Road High School sharing important Return to Campus information and other important announcements. This correspondence is the final of four that will be shared between now and February 17.




LRHS Health and Safety Manual

As we prepare for in-person instruction, it is important that students and parents have a feel for what to expect. The first link provides you with detailed information and answers to the following topics:

  • Bell Schedule
  • Class Materials
  • Plan B Cohorts and Rotations
  • Technology and Devices



 The second link is the full LRHS Health and Safety Manual. This information can also be found at the top of our homepage as well as the LRHS News section of our website. It is imperative that you and your student review the Health and Safety Manual in its entirety.




Cap and Gown Portraits

This is the final reminder to schedule a session for optional cap and gown portraits.  The sessions will be held on Feb 19, 2021, in the Multipurpose Room. Cap and gown portraits are not a requirement and will not be featured in the yearbook. To schedule a session, please visit Once there, you will have the option to search for our location to set up your appointment. $10 is due at the time of the session. If you have any questions, please feel free to email




Cap and Gown Information

  • Caps and gowns will be delivered to the school on April 8.  Cohort C will be able to get theirs from 2-3 PM, and Cohorts A and B and VA students can get theirs from 3-5 PM.  This will be a drive-thru event.   If you are unsure if you ordered, here is a list of orders: LRHS Cap & Gowns Orders as of 2/15/2021.  If not on this list, please order ASAP from this site linked here: Jostens Cap & Gown Order for LRHS.
  • The following seniors (linked HERE) in the Class of 2021 have qualified for an honors stole.  If you qualified and would like to order one, the cost is $13 and can be paid for at this link: LRHS $13 payment for honors stoles.  Per WCPSS policy, this honor is determined by your cumulative weighted GPA from your first semester freshman year through the end of first semester of your senior year (January 2021).  These will be delivered with caps and gowns on April 8.  Mrs. Dinkenor knows which stole you earned and will give you the correct one at delivery. If you have any questions about your GPA, please email Mrs. Dinkenor at or your individual counselor.




Return to Campus Videos (repeat)

The following video links will provide you a visual presentation of the protocols and procedures that are in place to keep our school community safe as we return to campus.

  • Welcoming, Arrival Procedures, Health Screening Procedures
    - Link to Video 1 Video 2
  • Classroom, Face Covering, & Lunch Procedures- Link to Video
  • Bathroom, Hallway, & Water Fountain ProceduresLink to Video
  • Cohorts Explained, Dismissal, & Bus Riding Procedures- Link to Video 1 & Video 2




SECU Scholarship Reminder (repeat)

 Attention Seniors, the deadline to apply for the $10,000 SECU People Helping People Scholarship is fast approaching.  The deadline is February 22.  Details can be found on the February Scholarship Bulletin:




Remote and Asynchronous Learning Days (repeat)

To ensure that we can adhere to safety and social distancing guidelines, Tuesday, February 23 will be a remote learning day. The only students reporting to campus on February 23 will be 11th grade students taking the ACT along with specific regional program students. Students and teachers will engage in live instructional activities via Google Meet on this day. Wednesday, February 24 will remain an asynchronous learning day.




Early Release Passes (repeat)

Students who will be leaving campus early (after 2nd period or after 3rd period), should come to Student Services to pick up their Release Pass the first day they report to school on their Cohort. Students should do this at the conclusion of their day. 




Bus Rider Attestation Forms (repeat)

All bus riders are required to submit the one-time attestation form. Forms can be found at Parents have the option of submitting the form online at or by hard copy to the office.




Early Release Passes (repeat)

Students who will be leaving campus early (after 2nd period or after 3rd period), should come to Student Services to pick up their Release Pass the first day they report to school on their Cohort. Students should do this at the conclusion of their day. 




Juniors: Sign-up by 2/17 to take 2/23 ACT (repeat)

Although all LRHS juniors may take the free ACT, we understand that not all juniors (nor their parents) will be comfortable taking the exam in person. Juniors are encouraged to participate, but there is no penalty for not participating.   Bus transportation will be available to students who sign up.  Students will be required to socially distance themselves as well as wear a mask during the test session.  Students outside of WCPSS will not be allowed to test.  


ACT Exam is February 23 @ 7:30 - 11:00 am. 


We are asking juniors who are interested in taking the exam to Sign up by February 17th through this link:




In-Person Makeup State Exams (repeat)

  • If you missed a state exam in January, make-up exams will be on February 24 @ 7:30 am.  Bus transportation is available for students who request it.  Students will need to arrive by 7:00 am to be screened.  They will need to wear a mask the entire time they are on campus.  


Please fill out the following document by February 22 so appropriate social distancing can be arranged:




Setting up Powerschool (repeat)

If you have not created or accessed Powerschool this year, please click here to learn more about the process. Powerschool will give you access to your student's grades, attendance, and other important student information.




Thank you for your continued support of Leesville Road High School, where we take PRIDE in everything we do.