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FAMILY AFFAIR

12 days ago

Family Affair
Saturday, August 11 9:00-12:00
Lexington High School

Mark your calendars and plan to be at Lexington High School on Saturday, August 11 for “Family Affair.” This fun-filled event is being coordinated by the Lexington City School, Henderson County School System, UT Extension, Henderson County as well as other agencies. The activities will take place from 9:00-12:00 at Lexington High School, 284 White Street in the main lobby and on the school grounds. Family Affair will help to increase awareness of community services that are available and how they can be utilized. The event will be fun for the entire family. There will be free health screenings for those who have fasted at least 8 hours, educational displays from many agencies as well as exhibits from all of our schools. Outside activities will include: a petting zoo, pony rides, dandy jumpers, and tours of emergency vehicles, plus much more! This event and all activities are free to everyone!For more information, contact Brenda Scott 968-2109/Melanie Douglas 968-8457 for health fair vendors, Betty Neilson 968-5266 for non-health related vendors, Jamie McAdams 968-8457, Judy Sanders 968-3661.

Family Affair

Substitute Teacher Training

17 days ago

Substitute teacher training for the Henderson County School System will be held on Monday, June 4, 2018 from 9:00-12:00 a.m. at the Watson Emergency Management Building, 50 Natchez Trace Drive. All new substitute teachers in Henderson County are required to attend this training. Substitutes in the Henderson County School System must be at least 21 years of age and complete an application which will be available at the training. After the initial paperwork is completed, a successful background check will be required before substitute teacher placement.


Delta Kappa Gamma Xi State Essay Contest Winner

about 1 month ago

Molly Lewis, a senior at Lexington High School, was recently awarded second place in the 2017-2018 Delta Kappa Gamma Xi State Essay Contest. Seventy-two high school students from across the state participated. She received $200, a letter of congratulations, and a certificate. Molly is the daughter of Shanda and Mark Lewis and the granddaughter of Nancy and the late Sammy Barker and Linda Lewis and the late Bobby Lewis. Molly’s essay was submitted by the Omicron Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma.

2018-2019 Kindergarten Pre-Registration

19 days ago

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Henderson County Schools Kindergarten Pre-Registration

Pre-registration for Kindergarten in the Henderson County School System is currently being held in each Henderson County Elementary School.  All children who will be five years old on or before August 15 are eligible to register for kindergarten for the 2018-2019 school year.

Certified Birth Certificate (not the mother’s copy). *Children born in Tennessee can obtain a certified birth certificate from the Health Department.
Social Security Card
Proof of Immunizations on a Tennessee Certificate of Immunization form from the Health Department or a Physician’s office.
Copy of Physical Examination (within 1 calendar year)
Two (2) Proofs of County Residence (E-911address) (Ex: electric bill, water bill, etc.)

All registration documents must be in order before school begins on August 1, 2018. Parents will be made aware of any deficiencies. Failure to provide the above documents by registration on August 1, 2018 will delay a student’s enrollment in school.

No Kindergarten student will be allowed to begin school until ALL documents are completed and on file.


By Henderson County BOE

HCSD PRE-K Pre-Registration

22 days ago

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Henderson County Voluntary PreK Registration

Please contact these schools for more information:

Bargerton, Beaver, Pin Oak, South Haven, and South Side only



Requirements for applying for the Voluntary Pre-K Program:

  • The child must be 4 years old by August 15, 2018.
  • The parent must complete an Income Eligibility Form.
  • The parent must complete an Application.
  • Two (2) proofs of County Residency (E-911 address) (Example: electric bill, water bill, etc.) are required.
  • The parent must provide a Certified Birth Certificate (Not Mother’s Copy).*Children born in Tennessee can obtain a certified birth certificate from the Health Department
  • Social Security Card
  • Proof of Physical Examination (within  1 calendar year)
  • Proof of Immunizations on a Tennessee Certificate of Immunization form from the Health Department or a Physician’s office
  • Proof of income (One of the following: check stubs, W-2 forms, Income tax forms, or proof of food stamp eligibility)

***All Requirements listed above must be completed and submitted before any child is eligible. Students will NOT be placed on any list until all paperwork has been received. In other words, students will be placed on a list according to the date paperwork and documents were completed and returned to school.


***PreK is an income-based program and first priority will go to those families that qualify.

***Completing the Henderson County PreK Application Packet does not necessarily guarantee enrollment in the PreK program. Non-qualifying students will NOT be notified until after school has started.


***Non-qualifying students are placed on a waiting list. Once all qualifying students are placed, non-qualifying students will receive notice informing them of their status as soon as possible after the beginning of school.


https://www.tn.gov/education/article/voluntary-pre-k-information-for-parents



HCSD Spelling Bee Winners

about 1 month ago

The Henderson Co Spelling was Thursday, March 15th at LHS Auditorium. Winners from all the county schools participated in the spelling bee. The winners for the Henderson Co. Spelling Bee are 1st Place Ty Jones from Scotts Hill Elementary, 2nd Place Kinzee Myracle from Bargerton Elementary, and 3rd Place Garrett Buffaloe from Scotts Hill Elementary.

The Henderson Co Spelling was Thursday, March 15th at LHS Auditorium. Winners from all the county schools participated in the spelling bee. The winners for the Henderson Co. Spelling Bee are 1st Place Ty Jones from Scotts Hill Elementary, 2nd Place Kinzee Myracle from Bargerton Elementary, and 3rd Place Garrett Buffaloe from Scotts Hill Elementary.

        


Garrett Buffaloe, Kinzee Myracle, Ty JonesAutumn Tomlin, Sterlin Hutchison, Kaleb Keith, Austin Autry, Taylor GroomsJake Powers, Noah Mahan, Zachary Hollister, Gracie Campbell, Brendan Overman, Kaylee Davis, Trevor RichmondAlex Foster, Jayden Hulen, Riley McClain, Riley Robertson, Roberto Villatoro, and Marlee Simpson

SHHS Teacher & Students Gain Recognition for Coding Class

about 1 year ago


theCO, a West Tennessee-based community of entrepreneurs, creatives and web developers, is pleased to announce that 23 area high school students have been awarded with trips to San Francisco for earning the highest honors in the Dev Catalyst program. While there students will tour tech companies to include LinkedIn, Google, Pivotal and Facebook.

This year’s program included 22 schools throughout Tennessee and one in Vermont,with over 700 students competing in Novice Web Development, App Development,Advanced Web Development and Raspberry Pi Project categories.Winners include: “Code Champions”:  Grace Atter (Scotts Hill), Noah Archer (Scotts Hill)“Top Coding Teacher”: Paula Hughes (Scotts Hill)  “Rookie School of the Year”: Scotts Hill High School“theCO is thrilled to be able to reward, encourage and support these students,” theCO CEO Ben Ferguson says. “To have such diversity within our winners is a testament to moving West Tennessee forward. The support placed on the Dev Catalyst program by administrators, local leaders, parents and most importantly, the educators, is critical in its present and future success.” In its fourth year, the Dev Catalyst program provides students access to high quality, industry-relevant tech education. Students access various online learning platforms, code editors and more. Dev Catalyst teachers are supported through Educator Workshops, classroom resources and tech video content to use throughout the program. Recognizing the importance for designers and developers in our ever changing workforce, Dev Catalyst was created to spark students interest in technology-related fields and provide the high demand, high wage career skills to students throughout the region. The Dev Catalyst program began in 2013 after CO:Founders Ben Ferguson and William Donnell brought the idea to the Jackson-Madison County School District and the Jackson Chamber. 

Pre-K & Kindergarten Registration for 2017-2018

about 1 year ago

Pre-registration for Kindergarten in the Henderson County School System will be Thursday, March 16 from 3:00-6:00 in each Henderson County Elementary School.  All children who will be five years old on or before August 15 are eligible to register for kindergarten for the 2017-2018 school year.


  • Certified Birth Certificate (not the mother’s copy) *children born in Tennessee can obtain a certified birth certificate from the Health Department.
  • Social Security Card Proof of Immunizations from Health Department or Physician
  • Proof of Physical Examination (within 1 calendar year)
  • Two (2) Proofs of County Residence (E-911address) (Ex:electric bill, water bill, etc.)

All registration documents must be in order before school begins in August 2017. Parents will be made aware of any deficiencies on March 16. Failure to provide the above documents by registration on August 1, 2017 will delay a student’s enrollment in school.No Kindergarten student will be allowed to begin school until ALL documents are completed and on file.


Henderson County Pre-K Registration

March 16, 20173:00-6:00 PM

Bargerton, Beaver, Pin Oak, South Haven, and South Side only


Requirements for applying for the Voluntary Pre-K Program:

  • The child must be 4 years old by August 15, 2017
  • The parent must complete an Income Eligibility Form
  • The parent must complete an Application
  • Two (2) proofs of County Residency (E-911 address) (Example:electric bill, water bill, etc.)
  • The parent must provide a certified Birth Certificate (Not Mother’s Copy)*children born in Tennessee can obtain a certified birth certificate from the Health Department
  • Social Security Card
  • Proof of Physical Examination (within 1 calendar year)
  • Proof of Immunizations from Health Department or Physician
  • Proof of income***PreK is an income-based program and first priority will go to those families that qualify.***

Completing the Henderson County PreK Application Packet does not necessarily guarantee enrollment in the PreK program.

https://www.tn.gov/education/article/voluntary-pre- k-information- for-parents

SHHS Cross Country Runner Makes It to State

about 1 year ago

Jacob Feehan, sophomore from Scotts Hill, will be competing in the State Cross Country meet on November 5 at 10:45 at Percy Warner Park in Nashville. He received 10th place at the Region Race at Union with a time of 18:51His best time this season was 18:23 at USJ on Oct 13th where he received 1st place. He has been the top runner for Scotts Hill since his freshman year.



Scotts Hill Players Give Back

about 1 year ago

Scotts Hill players give back Scotts Hill players give back at nursing home  Check out this story on jacksonsun.com:



http://www.jacksonsun.com/story/sports/high-school/football/2016/07/22/scotts-hill-players-give-back/87460722/

SHHS Student Wins National BETA Convention Poetry Contest

about 1 year ago

SHHS Baseball Brings Home State Championship

about 1 year ago

The 2016 Baseball team brought home the TSSAA A State Championship last week. In a run that is nothing short of inspiring, this team pulled together to breeze by two undefeated teams to capture the final win.

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