Parents of 3rd through 12th grade students, testing will begin in a few short weeks. We have attached the state department's "Parent Guide to LEAP 2025 Tests" for your information.
Just a few things about graduation.
May 20 @7:00 Howard Auditorium LATech. Students will receive 10 tickets each, as of now, at rehearsal. Each student's guests MUST sit together, wear masks at all times, and have a ticket to enter the building. Doors will open at 6:00.
ALL graduation requirements MUST be met by 3:00pm, May 19. NO EXCEPTIONS!
Rehearsal will start at 12:00 at Howard Auditorium. Graduates MUST attend rehearsal or they are not allowed to participate in graduation. Graduates MUST come to rehearsal wearing all graduation attire. DO NOT BE LATE!
Black pants, skirts, dresses, or jumpers. If pants/skirts are worn, a white button down shirt and tie MUST be worn. Black Shoes. Skirts/Dresses MUST come to the middle of the knee. NO EXCEPTIONS.
Cap/Gowns may not be decorated in any way.
Please let me know if you have questions/concerns.
Parents of upcoming Pre-K Students: Don't forget to register your child TODAY at the Lincoln Parish Library from 5:00-7:00!
Spring Pictures PK-5: Thursday, April 8. Students may wear Spring clothes to school but MUST bring uniform clothes to change into after taking pictures.
On Friday, March 12th, Simsboro School will dismiss at noon to travel to Lake Charles for the Boys' Basketball State Championship game! Elementary car line will begin at 11:30. All bus routes will run at noon. All students will be able to eat lunch prior to dismissal.
Tickets for Tuesday's playoff game are SOLD OUT!
Tickets for Tuesday’s home boys basketball game will be sold as follows:
1. Monday 8-10am - players, coaches, and cheerleaders - limit 2 each
2. Monday 10-noon - season pass holders - 1 ticket per season pass. Must bring season pass to purchase.
3. Monday 1230-200 - staff and students - limit 2 each.
4. Tuesday 8-10am - general public - limit 2 each.
All tickets are $8 each. Season passes are NOT accepted as tickets to playoff games. Everyone must have a ticket to enter. Tickets will be sold on a first come first serve basis to each group. We will NOT hold tickets for anyone. We have a limited number of tickets and once we are sold out, we are sold out. Coaching cards will not be accepted due to capacity restrictions.
Reminder that mask are still required as we move forward for the school year for grades 3-12. Please send your child to school with a mask each day.
Lincoln Parish Schools will be closed Monday, January 11, due to winter weather conditions. Student assignments can be found on Google Classroom, or some were sent home by teachers on Friday. Enjoy the snow and be safe!
Classes will resume on Tuesday, January 12, and students in grades 7-12 will be on the B schedule for Tuesday.
Lincoln Parish Schools
If your child is currently learning virtually and you want him/her to return to live instruction at the school, please call the office this week and let us know. Your child may return on Monday, January 11th if you choose to do so.
Important Info Concerning Car Line: If you bring your child to school or pick them up, please remember that Pre-K through 5th grade are dropped off and picked up at the back of the school and 6th-12th grade are dropped off and picked up at the front of the school. After 7:55 ALL students need to be dropped off at the front of the school. If you have elementary and/or JH/HS children, we ask that you drop them off at their assigned locations.
Greetings from the Food Bank of Northeast Louisiana!
We are into week two of our Christmas Cheer Jingle Drive! We are very thankful and excited that Simsboro School is participating this year.
Remember that the Christmas Cheer Jingle Drive runs thru Friday, December 18th.
Below, you will find your school’s special fundraiser webpage link where secure monetary donations can be made.
Remember that each $10 collected will help provide 55 meals!
Thank you very much for your help & support.
Last chance to buy Season Passes for the 20-21 Basketball Season will be on Monday. Must purchase by Monday at noon. Purchase in the main office.
Please see the letter attached from Mr. Farrar concerning changes that will take place October 19th. Everyone have a safe and restful Fall Break!
Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) Program | Louisiana Department of Children & Family Services
Louisiana Reopens 2019-2020 P-EBT Application for Families Who Did Not Apply in May and June Families Who Received P-EBT during the May-June Application Period are NOT Eligible The P-EBT program provides help buying groceries for the families of children who were receiving free and reduced-price meals at school last school year. These one-time benefits are $285 per eligible child. This covers 50 school days missed from statewide school closures during the pandemic. Some parents became eligible for free and reduced lunch in May 2020. They would receive $91.20 per eligible child, which covers the cost of meals for 16 school days in May. The initial PEBT application period closed on June 15, 2020, and served 407,800 children. This second application period is aimed at the 264,111 children who qualified but did not receive PEBT the first time.
All students in LP are eligible for free breakfast and lunch during school days until December 31, 2020 or money runs out.
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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.
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