School is Closed 12/11

Due to potentially dangerous road conditions expected tomorrow morning, all Lumpkin County Schools will be closed on Tuesday, December 11, 2018. 

All 12 month staff should report at 10:00 if safe to do so. 

Since road conditions are expected to improve by noon, all after school activities will continue as planned.

A Day of Giving Success

Many Thanks to the supporters of A Day of Giving! We are so honored and grateful to all of the Day of Giving participants for giving the gift of reading to Lumpkin County Elementary School students.  We have over $1000 in new books for our students!  Donations were provided by:

Sirena George

Gwen Brock

Dori Brumblelow 

Margaret Bennett

Stacie Gerrells

Dara Gastley

Ronna Anderson

Joni McElwaney

Julie Windham

Mandy Puckett

Tammy Martin

Tracie Reed

Tonia Conner

Sheba Waters

Jennifer Moss

Diana Johnson

Kerri Whitmire

Angela Davis

Maggie Sisk

Kim Seabolt

Alison Alhadeff

Jenna Marshall

Nina Fields

Nicole Guy

Miriam Warchol

Michelle Gilreath

Jammie Caine

Sandra Perez

Candace Sosebee

Selina Williamson

Ashley Boegner

Amy Green

The Quattlebaums

Jennifer Anderson

Robin Jamison

Tracy McKinney

Sherry Waldrap

Sara Fain

December Smoke Signal

The Smoke Signal – December 2018

“It Takes the Whole Tribe to Thrive”

Georgia Parent Survey: Parents have an opportunity to participate in the Georgia Parent Survey. The results of this survey will help determine the needs of our school and will take part in our School Climate Rating. The survey only takes a few minutes to complete. Please take a moment to fill out the Georgia Parent Survey using the following link: http://gshs.gadoe.org/parents

Yearbooks: The last day to order yearbooks for $25.00 is December 20. The price will increase to $30.00 after the 20th. You may order online at www.jostensyearbooks.com.

Let’s celebrate the holidays:

Monday, December 17- Wear green and red

Tuesday, December 18- Wear your favorite Santa hat

Wednesday, December 19- Wear your favorite Christmas socks

Thursday, December 20- Wear your favorite Christmas shirt/ sweater

Important Dates:

December 13- PFO meeting/ 3rd grade performs Elfis @ 6:00

December 18- 5th grade DARE graduation @ 9:30

December 20- Christmas Parties

                        9:00- Kindergarten and 1st grade

                        9:30- 5th grade and 4th grade

                        10:15- 2nd grade

                        10:30- 3rd grade

December 20- Early Release @ 11:30

December 21- Professional Learning Day- No School for students

December 22- January 4- Winter Break/ No School

January 7- Professional Learning Day- No School for students

January 8- Students Return to school

January 21- MLK holiday/ No school

January 28- SGT meeting @ 4:00 in media center

Georgia Student Health Surveys

Student Health Surveys:

Students in grades 3-5 will be asked to participate in the Georgia Health Survey during the month of November. The results they provide will help determine needs of our school and will take part in our School Climate Rating. Please let us know if you would like to see a copy of this survey or if you would like for your student to opt out.

Georgia Parent Survey:

Parents have an opportunity to participate in the Georgia Parent Survey. The results of this survey will help determine the needs of our school and will take part in our School Climate Rating. The survey only takes a few minutes to complete. Please take a moment to fill out the Georgia Parent Survey using the following link: http://gshs.gadoe.org/parents

Important Dates

December 13- PFO meeting/ 3rd grade performs Elfis @ 6:00

December 17- Wear green and red

December 18- Wear your favorite Santa hat

December 18- 5th grade DARE graduation @ 9:30

December 19- Wear your favorite Christmas socks

December 20- Wear your favorite Christmas shirt/ sweater

December 20- Christmas Parties

                        9:00- Kindergarten and 1st grade

                        9:30- 5th grade and 4th grade

                        10:15- 2nd grade

                        10:30- 3rd grade

December 20- Early Release @ 11:30

December 21- Professional Learning Day- No School for students

December 22- January 4- Winter Break/ No School

January 7- Professional Learning Day- No School for students

January 8- Students Return to school

January 21- MLK holiday/ No school

January 28- SGT meeting @ 4:00 in media center

Student Drop Off Procedures

After Labor Day, parents will no longer be allowed to walk students to class at any of the Lumpkin County Schools. You are free to walk your child to the front doors or drop them off in the parent drop off lane. School staff will be inside to ensure that children get to the correct location. Again, all of these changes are occurring to keep students and employees as safe as possible.

Students arriving after 8:00 will need to be escorted in the building by an adult. The adult will need to check the student in at the front office.

PFO Meeting Dates 2018-19

2018- 2019 PFO Meetings

Meetings will begin at 5:45 p.m.

(All dates are subject to change)

Thursday, October 25th, 2018- First Grade performs “The Wizard of Oz”

Thursday, Nov. 15th, 2018- Second Grade performs “Go Fish”

Thursday, Dec. 13th, 2018- Third Grade performs “Elfis”

Thursday, Feb. 7th, 2019- Kindergarten performs “QU Wedding”

Thursday, March 14th, 2019- Fourth Grade performs “Shh! We’re Writing the Constitution”

Registration Rally 2018

The Lumpkin County School System now has the enrollment process available online for all new students. Parents may go to https://campus.lumpkinschools.com/campus/OLRLogin/lumpkin to complete the enrollment process. Click on the Enroll Today tab on the right side of the screen for a list of documents that are required for registration. Documents must be uploaded to the online system or brought to the Lumpkin County Board of Education to finalize the enrollment process. Assistance will be available at the Lumpkin County Board of Education during the New Student Registration Rally on July 19 and July 23-25.

A message from our Principal Stacie Gerrells

Welcome to Lumpkin County Elementary School!

I am so excited to be the principal of Lumpkin County Elementary School this year. My goal is for your child to be challenged each day while enjoying learning.

Lumpkin County Elementary is a great school with excellent teachers and students. If I can ever be of assistance, please email or call me.

I know that by working together, we can make this year a wonderful experience for your child.

Stacie Gerrells