LOUISIANA REOPENS 2019-2020 P-EBT APPLICATIONS FOR FAMILIES WHO DID NOT APPLY IN MAY AND JUNE Louisiana is giving families another opportunity to receive financial benefits from free and reduced-price school meals missed when schools closed in 2019-2020 due to the pandemic. Eligible families who did not apply for the Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) program in May and June can take advantage of the second application window that opens for three weeks, beginning at 8 a.m. September 8. Who Qualifies: 1. Families of children who normally receive free or reduced-price meals at Choudrant Elementary and Choudrant High are eligible for the program. 2. All children who attend a Cypress Springs Elementary, Dubach School, Glenview Elementary, Hillcrest Elementary, IA Lewis, Early Childhood Center, Ruston Elementary, Ruston High School, Ruston Junior High, and Simsboro High School regardless of income. This second application period of the 2019-2020 P-EBT is only for families who did not apply to receive P-EBT benefits during the initial window in the spring. These one-time benefits, which total $285 per child, intend to cover 50 school days, from the onset of statewide school facility closures in March through the end of the 2019-2020 academic year. The application will be available in a P-EBT portal on the Louisiana Department of Education website. The portal opens September 8 at 8 a.m., and the deadline to apply is September 29 at 5 p.m. For further information use the following link: https://5il.co/kqz5
Good afternoon! We look forward to having students back in school tomorrow, Thursday, Sept. 3. If your child is on an A/B schedule, tomorrow, Sept. 3, is “B” day. The schedule for the month of September is attached. If you are without electricity or internet and unable to attend school or complete assignments, please inform your school. The absence will not count against your child, and make- up work will be permitted once your electricity and internet have been restored. Students will be responsible for making up the work, or grades will be affected. Please remind your child to have a mask in grades 3-12, and social distancing is still required. Calendar Link: https://5il.co/kjp1
To: Parents and LPSB Staff members: From: Mike Milstead RE: Lincoln Parish School Cllosure Date: Monday, August 31, 2020 For information regarding Lincoln Parish Schools closure status click on the following link from Mike Milstead, Superintendent of Lincoln Parish Schools: https://5il.co/kfp2
Good afternoon Teachers and Parents, This message is from Mike Milstead, Superintendent of Lincoln Parish Schools. We are scheduled to be out of school Thursday, August 27 due to the weather that has been forcasted. We will continue to follow the same A/B schedule in our secondary schools on Friday. So if you were scheduled to be in school this Friday, you will attend as scheduled. There will be no altering of the A/B schedule. Thank you and be safe.
How to Use Google Classroom for Parents https://youtu.be/IgS-hoSIjnw
RJHS Student GMAIL/Google Account Log-In Information Password is first initial uppercase, last initial uppercase, @$, and then the last 4 digits of your student number. Your student # is on your schedule. For example, student John Smith with student number 12345678 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Password: JS@$6789
The RJHS on-line t-shirt store is open again until Monday, Aug 31st. Items ordered should be available 2 1/2 to 3 weeks after Aug 31st. (masks are available 2 for $15, just be aware they are adult size) https://kits20.itemorder.com/sale
Good afternoon Lincoln Parish Parents, The plan for meal distribution for students in the Virtual Program or on the A/B schedule has been released. This plan is for students who are not at school to eat breakfast and lunch. Please review the attachment which gives specific instructions. The following information can be found on the attachment: 1. Parents must call the school cafeteria between 7:30 am – 9:00 am where he or she intends to pick up meals, which includes one breakfast and one lunch each day. 2. Meals may be picked up from one of six designated schools between 12:45 pm and 1:30 pm each day. Be sure to pick up from the school you contacted that morning. 3. The parent consent form must be completed each day and submitted to the school to verify meals which are distributed. 4. Your child qualifies for a free breakfast and lunch each day if he or she eats free at his or her normal school location and is not at school that day. 5. The six school pickup location options include Dubach School, Choudrant High School, IA Lewis School, Ruston Elementary, Ruston Junior High School, and Simsboro High School. Parents from any Lincoln Parish School may pick up at the most convenient location of the six options. 6. Meals will be distributed in car lines. No one will need to get out of their vehicle. 7. Meals will only be prepared for those families contacting the school cafeteria before 9:00 am each morning. Link for Parent Consent for meal pick ups: https://5il.co/jk60
We had a great first day of Prep Day! If you were unable to stop by today to pick up your schedule, Chromebook, and sign the Chromebook contract, you still have a chance tomorrow from 7am-12pm and 1pm-3pm. Or Monday 5pm-7pm Tuesday 7am-12pm *Parent/guardian and student must be present. We can't wait to see you! https://drive.google.com/file/d/10c_IUkauNoRTcCiGuqxi3Jlk0UBRT6Xc/view?usp=drivesdk
Parents/Guardians, please read the attached document for information concerning Ruston Junior High School's reopening. https://drive.google.com/file/d/10c_IUkauNoRTcCiGuqxi3Jlk0UBRT6Xc/view?usp=sharing
Attached is the 2020-2021 RJHS Dress Code. Mask and backpack information is included in this year's dress code. If you have further questions on whether or not a mask/neck gaiter is acceptable, please post under the RJHS Bearkits Facebook page for Parents and Guardians under this thread and RJHS admin will make the determination on the thread. https://drive.google.com/file/d/14YTYHHqHpztxAmcidOlnD4GeLZ8ORTza/view?usp=sharing
Google Form for those RJHS girls interested in Volleyball https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSduxwL3KVE24WxtdPdIPyHATib6b2pvZb0ZV6lAmVRD7ipjfw/viewform?vc=0&c=0&w=1
Just a reminder that Thursday, July 23rd is the deadline for ordering school approved RJHS t-shirts, sweatshirts, and dri-fits. These items can be worn during the school week. ****Youth sizes are now available ****** You will be notified by the school when your order is ready. Which we hope will be ready about 3 weeks from July 23rd. https://rjs20.itemorder.com/
There will be a Facebook Live Town Hall Meeting on Monday, July 20, 2020 at 6:30PM. The meeting can be viewed on Facebook Live broadcasted from the Lincoln Parish Facebook page at the following link: https://www.facebook.com/lincolnparishschools/ You can ask questions for the Town Hall Meeting by emailing the following account: email@example.com
Please use the following link to see the most up to date Lincoln Parish Schools Strong Start Plan https://5il.co/ibco
There is still time to come in and sign up for our Summer Reading Program! Children ages birth through grade 2 can earn a prize for every ten books read to them or by them. Children in grades 3-6 can earn a prize for every 500 pages they read. We are getting in new picture books, chapter books, EZ readers, non-fiction books and graphic novels weekly, so please try to get some summer reading in before school starts! After school begins, we have a large selection of the EZ readers and beginning chapter books that are recommended by the IRLA Home updates! We look forward to serving you the rest of the summer and this school year! From your friends at the Lincoln Parish Library.
Summer Reading Program at the Lincoln Parish Library Who: Birth thru high school When: May28-July 28 What: All children in Lincoln Parish are encouraged to participate to keep reading through the summer Online read-a-louds and weekly craft demos are available on the Lincoln Parish Library's Facebook page(under the video tab) To-go crafts are available each week to go with the Fairy Tale theme of the week We can get a bag of books together for you if you call and talk to someone in the Children's or Teen's department and deliver it curbside if you do not wish to come in 251-5531 This week there are two "Science Tellers" videos and a magic show "Tommy Terrific" that will be available all summer to watch
Report card distribution will be on Wednesday, May 20 from 9am-1pm in the RJHS car line. We will also give out a summer packet to help students prepare for the upcoming school year. If you do not pickup the report card on Wednesday, it will be mailed to you.
PANDEMIC-EBT AVAILABLE FOR STUDENTS RECEIVING FREE OR REDUCED-PRICE SCHOOL MEALS Amid the ongoing public health crisis, Louisiana has been approved for the new Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) program. This program will provide extra help buying groceries for the families of the more than 600,000 children who normally receive free and reduced-price meals at school. Eligible families who complete an online application will be issued a P-EBT debit card by the Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) to access benefits. The P-EBT card will function like a standard EBT card, and the same guidelines will apply. Families will receive $285 in total P-EBT benefits per child. Unused benefits will roll over month to month and must be used within 365 days. Use the following link to access the Information and Application: https://5il.co/g6mu