The Loachapoka Ledger

September 2021

A Word From Your Administrators:

Greetings LHS Families,


Please complete the Title I survey below. This is your chance to share your opinions about your experiences with our faculty and its impact on your children. Your feedback is important.


On Wednesday, Progress Reports went home with all students. You also received information regarding how to access grades in PowerSchool. Please bear with us as we continue to become more familiar with this new system. However, if you have questions or concerns, please call the school.


#GetBetterTogether #GoIndians

Title I Parent Survey

Please use the link to complete the survey. Thank you.

Counselor's Corner

Senior dues: 1st payment of is due by October 1, 2021.


Upcoming Test Dates:

PreACT for all 10th graders is Wednesday, October 13, 2021. All 10th graders MUST be present.

WorkKeys for all 12th graders is Tuesday, October 26, 2021. All 12th graders MUST be present.

Order Yours Today!

School pictures and senior portraits arrived today. There are many packages to choose from. If you want to place an order, return your packet and payment to Mrs. McCoy or Mrs. Owen by October 1st.

Dress Code Reminders:

*Distressed Jeans: NO skin should be showing ABOVE YOUR KNEES

*No bandannas

*Leggings - may be worn, however, the shirt or dress worn with the leggings will not be more than two inches above the knee

*The waistband of pants/shorts must be worn at the waist, no “slacking”

High School DRIVERS!

Car tags will be checked this year. If you are driving to school, you will need a hangtag. The cost is $10. You will need to provide your Driver's License, proof of insurance, and registration for the vehicle .

Chromebooks

Reminders:

  • Charge them nightly
  • Bring them to school DAILY
  • Use them carefully to minimize damages

Highlights from the High School:

Spanish 1 & 2

Culture is essential when studying a second language.


Spanish 1 & 2 learned about Spanish-speaking countries. Their people, culture, food, types of government, and more!


Picture 1: Diego (JaCorious Hart) presenting about Colombia.

Picture 2: Spanish 1 created posters and put together the bulletin board.

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Career Preparedness

Career Preparedness learned about the 7 steps to effective decision making.

Decision making is the process of making decisions.


The 7 steps are:

1. Identify the decision

2. Gather information

3. Identify alternatives

4. Weight the evidence

5. Choose among alternatives

6. Take Action

7. Review your decision.


Pictured Below: Oslynk Díaz Ramos practicing his presentational skills and using an online tool while presenting about the types of decision making to the class.

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Junior High News

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Extracurricular Activities:

Find Us on Social Media!

We now have several Loachapoka Athletics social media sites. When attending athletic events and/or practices, please take pictures.

Use the hashtag #Pokapride #Loachapoka and #LoachapokaAthletics


Instagram: Loachapokaathletics

Facebook: Loachapokaathletics

Twitter: @Pokaathletics


Loachapoka athletics will continue to brand the school, community, athletics and more importantly student athletes. Let's join the wave and promote Loachapoka Athletics.


#PokaPride


If you have any suggestions, feel free to email smith.sheroderick@lee.k12.al.us.

Football Schedule

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Volunteers Needed

Hey! The Lady Indians will be working the concession stand for the AU football games. If anyone wants to volunteer to help some Saturdays or one Saturday, please send your name and email to Coach Anthony Edwards. Come out and have some fun with us!


Contact: Edwards.Anthony@lee.k12.al.us

Loachapoka Youth League Football Sign Up

Complete the form below to sign up.

Flag Football

Any girls interested need to see Coach Smith in the gym or during lunch.


Schedule:


September 14th @ Loachapoka vs Notasulga 4:30

September 23rd @Loachapoka vs Opelika 5:00

September 30th @Notasulga 5:00 pm

October 5th @ Opelika vs Opelika 5:00 Eufaula 6:00

October 12th @ Loachapoka vs Auburn 5:00

October 19th @Smiths Station vs Smiths 5:00

October 26th @ Auburn High vs AHS 5:00

Events and Reminders:

ACT National Test Dates

Saturday, September 11, 2021

Saturday, October 23, 2021 (not offered at LHS)

Saturday, December 11, 2021

Saturday, February 12, 2021

Saturday, April 2, 2021 (not offered at LHS)

Saturday, June 11, 2021

Saturday, July 16, 2021 (not offered at LHS)

Loachapoka Cafe

BREAKFAST AND LUNCH will be free for all students for the 2021-2022 school year. The LHS wellness policy states there should be no outside food or drinks in the cafeteria. Please place all outside food in a generic container. Thank you for helping us to comply with this policy.

Happy Birthday to You!

Loachapoka Faculty and Staff

September Birthdays:

7th Chenier, Mitchell

7th Felton, Andrea

17th Menafield, Vicki

22nd Eiland, Brenda

27th Klein, Jeff

27th Felton, Hope


We hope your special day brings you lots of happiness, love, and fun!