Lovejoy High School Summer Transition Program:
Summer Transition Program begins June 18, 2018 and ends June 22, 2018. This program will be held at Lovejoy Middle School, 1588 Lovejoy Rd, Hampton, GA 30228, and is designed to enhance common core skills for the rising 9th grade students’ core subjects (Math, Language Arts, Science and Social Studies) prior to their matriculation into high school. Each day begins at 8:30a.m. and ends at 2:30p.m. Transportation is not provided. Parents will be expected to drop off and pick up their child during the week-long program. There is a non-refundable activity fee of $30.00. Please pay before May 9, 2018
Click here to download an application to the
Lovejoy HS Summer Program for Rising 9th Graders
Bullying Awareness Presentation from GaDoe
Registration Dates and Hours
Daily from 8:30 – 11:30 a.m. & 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Bring the Following Documents for Student Registration
- Valid Identification (parent/guardian)
- State Issued Birth Certificate or Legal Proof of Birth
- Student’s Social Security Card or Waiver
- Georgia Certificate of Ear, Eye and Dental Screening (Form 3300)
- Georgia Certificate of Immunization (Form 3231) - Click for here more information on the Immunization Rules
- Two Valid Proofs of Residency (mortgage, lease agreement, property tax bill, utility bill, driver’s license, current bank statement, employer documentation, voter’s registration, motor vehicle registration
***All residency documents must be in the parent/guardian’s name and dated within the past 2 months
Boost Attendance is an awesome tool for tracking attendance & measuring the impact of absences on academic achievement! Click here to go to the site.
Response to Intervention
Response to Intervention (RTI) is the process teachers use to ensure that they are meeting the individual needs of all learners. Teachers determine these needs by using data such as: observations, unit test results, classroom assignments, quizzes and standardized test results. For more information on RTI click the link below.
Parent Information on Response to Intervention
Do you need some ideas on how to make sure that your children become independent learners and develop high expectations? Here is a great article provided by the National Association of School Psychologists that can give you some FANTASTIC ideas about how to motivate young children. After reading the article, post your thoughts to the Discussion Forum. Click here to read the article: Motivating Learning in Young Children
Clayton County Parent Resources
Below is a list of links that you may find useful. If you have any additional websites that you believe others will find helpful, please send me a message using the form located above this section.
The Clayton County Cares provides the contact information of important community resources. In this publication you will find organizations that provide counseling services, economic assistance, educational support as well as many others. If you are in need of mental health service providers you can also refer to Mental Health Community Resources.
Clayton County Public Schools
CCPS School Counseling Department
CCPS School Social Worker Department
CCPS Student Handbooks (multiple languages)
CCPS Campus Kids Program
CCPS Parent Involvement Page
Reading & Writing Websites
Books for Boys : Michael Sullivan, teacher and librarian, has compiled lists of books that boys might like.
Native American Books : NEA offers a list of books about or written by Native Americans that is sorted into three categories: K-4, 5-8 and grade 9 and up.
A Learning Experience : an online publication, provides lists for reluctant readers in grade level categories: K-2, 3-4, 5-6, and 7-8. Links for parts II-IV are on the page listed above.
A blog by Pragmatic Mom identifies books that her mom friends have found successful with reluctant-to-read boys.
iWrite is a great resources to help your child become a better writer and prepare writing for tests.
Inspiring Our Children
Sometimes children need a little inspiration to encourage them to push themselves into greatness. Here is a FANTASTIC website that will give some great stories to share with your children. Hopefully they will be inspired... and you will too. Visit the website Inspire My Kids for more information.
Do you know your child's learning strengths? Does your child understand better when he is listening to information or seeing information? Understanding your child's learning style can give you the answers to these questions. While there are lots of learning styles assessments out there, there are also some simple questions you can answer that can give you valuable information about how to help your child. Take the quick quiz on the Family Education website to get started.
Bullying is NOT Child's Play
It seems that these days you cannot turn on the television without hearing about the horrible consequences of bullying. Not only are young people getting hurt but many of them have also lost their lives because of it. In order to keep all of our children safe, we must all take responsibility for decreasing bullying in our schools, communities and even our homes.
There are several things that we can do together. For more information on bullying check click here.
Are you currently searching for a job? Below are some resources that may be able to point you in the right direction.
America’s Job Bank - Job seekers can post their resume where thousands of employers search every day, search for job openings automatically, and find jobs. CareerBuilder.com - Find jobs; post resumes; get advice.
JobBank USA - Detailed search capability -- by keyword, location, experience level, salary type, etc. Free resume database.
Monster.com – Claims to be the biggest and most comprehensive internet job search engine on the web. Includes an extensive job/career search database.
MyFuture.com - Information on military careers which don't require a college degree.