Lithia Lion News
Volume 2 Issue 1
Greetings Lion Family,
It is with great honor and excitement that I welcome you back to LSHS. I hope that you share my excitement about starting this new school year. Our vision is to produce graduates that are motivated, life-long learners, and productive global citizens. The LSHS mission is to ensure high-levels of learning for all students through Intentional Relationships, Immediate Relevance, and Intense Rigor. With your support, we will strive to make Lithia the Best place to EDUCATE, MOTIVATE, and ELEVATE! I look forward to taking this journey with you!
Our Back to School Bash is scheduled for July 29 2021 for all 9th and 10th grade students from 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. We will host 11th and 12th grades July 30, 2021 from 11:30 - 1:00.
August 4, 2021 is the first day of school! Continue to check your email, our website, and social media for more detailed and up-to date information!
BACK TO SCHOOL BASH
COVID-19 VACCINATIONS AVAILABLE AT THE LSHS BACK TO SCHOOL BASH!
All LSHS families will have an opportunity to receive the COVID-19 vaccine Thursday July 29th from 4pm-6pm. The vaccinations will take place in room A109 which is our Clinic. Should you need directions to the Clinic, any of our staff wearing the yellow polo shirt will be able to assist.
Back to School Supply List
During the first few days of school, teachers will provide students with the required supplies for their classes. All students should plan to begin school with the following basic school supplies.
Three Ring Heavy Duty Binders (Three or more Inch)
Binder Dividers (Four to Six)
Notebook Paper Spiral Notebooks
Pencils, Pens, & Erasers
Scientific Calculator (Math & Science)
Graphing Calculator (Advanced Math)
Mitzi Blackstone - firstname.lastname@example.org
Lead School Counselor/Dual Enrollment/STEM
Lauren Fleming - 11th Grade Counselor - email@example.com
9th, 10th, 11th, & 12th Grade Last Name A – C
and College and Career Specialist
Berenice Flores-Arriaga – 12th Grade Counselor - firstname.lastname@example.org
9th, 10th, 11th, & 12th Grade Last Name D – J
and Student Success Center/CCI
Jonathan Reeves – 9th Grade Counselor
9th, 10th, 11th, & 12th Grade Last Name K – Q - email@example.com
Angel Richmond – 10th Grade Counselor
9th, 10th, 11th, & 12th Grade Last Name R – Z - firstname.lastname@example.org
Parent Student Conferences
Lithia Springs High School PTSA Executive Board
Travis Joshua - Principal
Latosha Giles - President
Ebony Cunningham - Co-VP
Donna Pittman - Co-VP
Carlene Johnson - Treasurer
Stephanie Carr - Secretary
The Executive Board can be reached via email at email@example.com
Lion Family, Let's work together to grow our PTSA. Click the link to Join PTSA for $10.00.
All individuals should self-assess for the below signs and symptoms before reporting to school or work:
Fever (>100.4℉) or chills
Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
New loss of taste or smell
Muscle or body aches
Students and employees should stay home sick.
Physical distancing (3 feet) will be encouraged for middle and high schools when possible.
Students and employees should be mindful of others and physically distance themselves as much as space allows.
Masks are required on all DCSS buses per federal mandate.
Class sizes will be normal.
Students and employees should practice good and frequent hand hygiene. Warm water and soap are preferred. However, hand sanitizer will be provided and will be located throughout the school in hallways.
Students and/or employees inquiring about COVID testing can access testing through Cobb Douglas Health or their health provider.
School Based Health Center
The Douglas County School System has a partnership with the Family Health Centers of Georgia to provide the students and staff access to health care. The School Based Health Center is located in the lower level at Burnett Elementary School, 8277 Connally Drive, Douglasville. The center provides a full range of healthcare services to help students and staff avoid health-related absences and receive support to succeed in the classroom.
The Family Health Center at Douglas County serves students enrolled in the Douglas County School System, as well as their siblings up to the age of 18 and their preschool age siblings beginning at age three. The center also serves homeless students across the district, district staff and children of the staff. The center accepts insurance or charges parents for services based on a sliding scale. The clinic staff will assist families apply for insurance if they are uninsured.
Services provided at the clinic include primary care, immunizations, sports physicals, laboratory services, physicals, chronic disease management, health education, nutrition counseling, and behavioral health. The space for the health center includes four exam rooms, a reception area, locked storage, and wheelchair accessibility.
The School-Based Health Center (SBHC) will be open Monday through Friday starting in August of 2021. They are closed during summer break and student Holidays. The center hours may be adjusted or reduced if patient case load is below a certain percentage. Student treatment hours are 8:00 am – 4:00 pm.
USDA and our Elected Officials have voted for free Breakfast, Lunch and Snack meals for SY 21-22.
No applications for student meals will be required for school year 21-22