Announcement from the Nurses: 2/3/21
To prevent widespread illness in the school, we ask that your student stay home if they are sick. Keep your student at home if he or she has any of these symptoms: Fever (greater than 100 degrees), vomiting (even once), diarrhea, chills, loss of taste and or smell, shortness of breath, feelings of fatigue, weakness or muscle aches, congestion (wet) or croupy cough. A healthcare provider should be contacted for a diagnosis.
If you have any questions please call the school nurse, Allison McWhorter or Casey Rittenhouse.
School Update: 1/16/21
Following guidance from the West Virginia Department of Education, Lewis County Schools will continue our current learning options and schedule on January 19th.
Our in-person learning students will still attend in-person on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays, with Wednesdays being a distance learning day. Students will still be released at 1:30.
Our Lewis County Distance Learning program will remain in place.
On Saturdays, if Lewis County is red on the WV DHHR COVID Map, Lewis County High School will return to remote instruction.
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Approved at the December 21st Board of Education Meeting.
Lewis County Schools Winter Benchmarking (K-8)
Reminder and Return to Instruction- 4 Days a Week
Distance learning students who are planning to return to in-person instruction need to contact your student’s school and notify them by Friday, November 6th. If you’ve already filled out the survey, or contacted your student’s school, you DO NOT need to make contact again.
These students will be brought in with smaller numbers to teach them our COVID-19 protocols. Your students’ school will contact you with more information.
The Lewis County Board of Education voted to have the, middle school and high school, in-person learning students return to school for 4 days a week. This change will go into effect on Monday, November 16th. Group 1 and Group 2 students will now attend on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday. Wednesdays will still be a distance learning day and the 1:30 dismissal will still be in place. The elementary students have already been attending 4 days a week and will continue to do so.
Policies out for public comment can be found under the Policy Link under the BOE heading on this page. Use the drop-down menu on the website to toggle between Active Policies and Policies for Public Comment. Public comments can be sent to Dr. Robin Lewis.
Lewis County Schools relies on our local health department to determine testing and quarantine guidelines for our students and the community. If your child has been tested for COVID-19 or required to quarantine, please contact your child’s principal or the Lewis County School Nurses, Allison McWhorter, firstname.lastname@example.org and/or Casey Rittenhouse, email@example.com.
A digital version of the student profile sheet that is completed at the beginning of every year, or when a student enrolls in Lewis County.
Visit the Lewis County Schools Chromebook Information webpage for more information.
A copy will be sent home with students sometime this week.
Free Breakfast and Lunch- 20-21 School Year
The Lewis County Board of Education announces the availability of free breakfast and a free lunch each day for all students regardless of income for the 2020-2021 school year. Under the Community Eligibility Provision applications will not need to be completed to be eligible for the free meals. Lewis County is an equal opportunity provider and employer. If you have any questions, feel free to call Cynthia Nesselroade or Julie Williams at 304-269-8300 extension 116.
No Free and Reduced Lunch Applications Needed!
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Social-Emotional Support- School Psychologist Virtual Office
Brit Cooper, Lewis County Mental Health Specialist and School Psychologist.
Lewis County Schools has been working closely with the Lewis County Health Department to prepare and plan for the possibility of the Coronavirus spreading to Lewis County- click above for more information.
Destroying special education records of all students who have birthdays from 1991 through 1995. Click above for more information.
Regarding Flu Season
Lewis County students will have the opportunity for lunch throughout the summer.
Community Care of West Virginia
With the school year now begun, Parents please follow the link to learn how to use Schoology to access your students grades, classes, and content. Visit our Facebook page for a video tutorial on how to navigate Schoology and check grades. @LewisCountySchoolsWV
Lewis County Schools has a shuttle bus that runs in the evenings to accomodate after school activities, for more information click the above link or visit our Facebook page.
Tutoring Available for Students from Military Families
A live tutor is available 24/7 online to answer homework questions and tutor most any subject and grade level. https://military.tutor.com/home. This online tutoring and homework help for U.S. military and their families is provided 24/7 at no cost by the U.S. Department of Defense and Coast Guard Mutual Assistance.
To the Parents of Enrolling PreK Students:
WVDE Policy 2525 (§126-28-5) now requires students enrolling in the Universal PreK program to be 4 years old before July 1 of the year of enrollment. Therefore, students born July 1, 2014 and after will not be allowed to enroll for the 2018-19 school year.
School Safety and Security Information
Lewis County Schools- Facebook
Remember to visit our Facebook Page @LewisCountySchoolsWV for more news and information!
Paying for College Without Parents
As high school students prepare for college, it’s important that they explore all their possible financial aid options. AffordableColleges.com, recently added a resource that provides insight on various methods that students can use to pay for college. Please visit this resource at http://www.affordablecolleges.com/resources/paying-for-college-without-parents/. AffordableColleges.com has other resources that include help on filling out the FAFSA and a scholarship guide.
WV STEM Resource Clearinghouse- WV EcosySTEM
In preparation for the public launch of the WV STEM Resource Clearinghouse website (www.wvecosystem.org), we are asking families, educators, community members, and business/community organizations to contribute STEM resources, so that all West Virginia students will be better prepared for success in college and careers, especially in industries that relate to STEM.
eLearning Course Information
iReady- Student Assessment (K-8)
LCHS Alum, Sarah Flesher, showing her Minuteman Pride by creating the above logo using Adobe Illustrator!
Our School websites
Lewis County High School - lewisboe.com/LCHS
Peterson-Central Elementary School- lewisboe.com/PCES
Roanoke Elementary School- lewisboe.com/RES
Jane Lew Elementary School- lewisboe.com/JLES
Robert L. Bland Middle School- lewisboe.com/RLBMS
Leading Creek Elementary School- lewisboe.com/LCES