Wednesday, November 26, 2014
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VA Crime Code ARS-2025-F6 18.2-85
Hoax firebomb, explosive, construct, use or send punishable by 1 year to 5 years imprisoned. However, be aware that the laws may also include a change depending on the circumstances on the federal level: Whoever, through the use of the mail, telephone, telegraph or other instrument of interstate or foreign commerce, or in or affecting interstate or foreign commerce, willfully makes a threat or maliciously conveys false information knowing the same to be false, concerning an attempt or alleged attempt being made or to be made, to kill, injure, or intimidate any individual or unlawfully to damage or destroy any building, vehicle, or other real or personal property by means of fire or an explosive, shall be imprisoned for not more than 10 years or fined under this title, or both.
The faculty and staff of Lee High School will provide the highest standard of education to students of all ability levels to enable them to meet the standards of an ever-changing world. We will consistently provide updated technology and innovative educational techniques and strategies to meet the educational, vocational, social, psychological, and physiological needs and interests of our students. We will strive to prepare students to be responsible citizens who have an appreciation for our democratic way of life.
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The faculty and staff of Lee High School have a committment and passion for the mission and the success of Lee High School. We are committed to improve the performance of our students to not only meet the state standards, but to exceed those standards. Please feel free to contact me at any time with your concerns.
The Lee High Gallery has been updated with all activities at Lee High. Please go to the link to find albums for all sports and activities. Anyone wishing to buy a picture may contact Angela Thomas for information on how to buy pictures. Sports action shots are also available. A CD with all action shots for a season or the whole year may be purchased for $35. Please contact Angela Thomas if you wish to buy action shots.
The Lee County School Board is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination with regard to race, color, sex, age, religion, disability, national origin, or status as a parent. This attitude will prevail in all of its policies concerning staff, students, educational programs and services, and individuals and entities with whom the Board does business. Read more »
Lee High plays Defending State Champion Giles High School Saturday, 2:00 p.m.<
Directions to Giles High School
Lee High School will play Giles High School on Saturday, November 21, at 2:00 p.m. in the second round of the VHSL play-offs. Please click here for directions to Giles High School.
Lee High celebrates first play-off win in 15 years
Lee High School won its first play-off game in 15 years with a 20-14 win last Saturday against Appomattox. Lee High will face number one ranked Giles this coming Saturday at Giles High School. Kick-off is at 2:00 p.m.
Facing its own insurmountable past, Lee High thwarted a third-quarter Appomattox attack and never surrendered Saturday, earning a 20-14 win in the first round of the VHSL 2A West playoffs.
The Generals from Lee County entered having failed to win a playoff game in 17 seasons. Cody Haynes made sure to snuff out that dismal record.
Haynes – the burley 6-foot-1, 202-pound running back – rushed for 140 yards and scored two of Lee’s three touchdowns. The Generals (9-2) rolled up 247 yards on the ground.
Appomattox ends its season at 6-5. Deion Edwards threw for 112 yards, but tossed two fourth-quarter interceptions, one of which Lee turned into a touchdown. Buster Henderson caught seven passes for 85 yards, leading the way in the Raiders predominately airborne attack.
Trailing, 7-6, in the fourth quarter, Lee scored on an 8-yard punch by Jacob Lefevers (58 rushing yards) and Haynes ran in a two-point conversion. Those plays gave the Generals a 14-7 lead and helped erase a dismal offensive stretch that lasted 24 minutes.
“We just came out and wanted to be more physical with them,” Haynes said of Lee’s fourth-quarter firepower. “We wanted to run it down their throats and show them that we’re the tougher football team. That’s what our coaches tell us every week, so that’s what we came out and did.”
After Austin Smith intercepted an errant Edwards pass, the Generals added six points on Haynes’ 15-yard drive. The senior barreled up the middle as part of a four-play possession, running for gains of 15 and 17 yards prior to his touchdown.
“We had a great season. Every day we put 110 percent in,” Henderson said. “We just fought to the end day-in and day-out. We worked real hard in the weight room and in practice to get better. It just [stinks] that it has to end.”
After being held in check the first half, the Raiders came out firing in the third quarter. On the first play, Edwards lobbed a pass over the defense, hitting Henderson, who made a leaping grab over a defender and kept his feet inbounds as he landed near the left sideline. Henderson had a clear path to the end zone, giving the Raiders a 7-6 lead.
Lee quarterback Houston Sage ran for 43 yards and completed seven of his 20 passes for 90 yards. Appomattox had plenty of chances to intercept his errant passes, but picked just one.
“We just didn’t execute. We dropped picks and just messed up,” Henderson said. “That made the difference today.”
Down 20-7, the Raiders put together a final drive, using Matt Page at quarterback. The 6-foot-1 junior completed six passes as part of a 58-yard drive that resulted in a TD pass to Marquise Morgan.
“We just didn’t take full advantage of what they were giving us. … They grinded us up in the middle and the best stuff that we did, they took away,” Appomattox coach Doug Smith said.
The Generals advanced to the playoffs in 2013 for the first time in 15 years. They traveled five hours for Saturday’s game, staying in Lynchburg on Friday night. Lee then made the 30-minute trek to Appomattox on Saturday morning.
They will play defending state champion and unbeaten Giles in next week’s second round.
“I felt like we wore them down on the line of scrimmage,” Lee coach Terry Martin said, “and that opened things up on the offensive side of the ball.”(tricities.com)
Lee High Football coaches and players were sponsored with breakfast before they practiced and loaded the bus to head to Appomattox for tomorrow's play-off game at 2:00 p.m.
Lee High was given a community wide send off as they head to Appomattox for tomorrow's play-off game.
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Lee High offers "What you missed in class today" on each individual teacher's website page. Click onto the Academics link on the top right and choose a teacher. Missed assignments are posted each day by 3:00 p.m. Please click here to go straight to the Faculty page.
Parents who are interested in keeping up with the materials on which your child will be testing throughout the year in your child's classes may see the Pacing Guides on our website. English Pacing Guides are available by clicking onto the side link or by clicking here.
November 15- Lee High vs Appomattox
November 24-28- Thanksgiving Break
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Zach Trees earns Cross Country All-Conference Honors
Houston Sage Earns WCYB Player of the Week
News 5 WCYB's high school football Player Of The Week award goes to Lee High's Houston Sage. The quarterback accounted for six touchdowns last week and set a new school passing record.
2014 Sigma Zeta Math & Science Contest
Saturday, November 22nd, 8:30 am Check In at the Science Building UVA-Wise Campus; Free Lunch in Cavs Cafe. Seniors with 3.0 GPA or Better Have a Chance to win $1,000 or $500 Scholarship to UVA-WiseChemistry and Biology Professors will have Activities Between Events As Well as 3-D Printer Demonstration. Students in Mrs. Stewart's class will get EXTRA CREDIT for participation! If interested students need to come see Mrs. Stewart for more information. Need to know by November 14th.
Lee Football Seniors join in on Read for the Record
Jumpstart’s premiere national campaign, Read for the Record, mobilizes millions of children and adults to celebrate literacy by participating in the largest shared reading experience.
On October 21, 2014, people across the country united to read the children’s book Bunny Cakes, a comical story of sibling bonding and birthday shenanigans, by bestselling author and illustrator Rosemary Wells, in support of Jumpstart’s mission: to work toward the day every child in America enters kindergarten prepared to succeed. Lee High Senior Football players enjoyed an afternoon with several young readers as they read Bunny Cakes to the children and then enjoyed cake with the children.
Honorary Marine title awarded to Jacob Sprinkle
On Wednesday Oct 15th, Lee High School graciously provided the Sprinkle family the use of the C. Bascom Slemp Auditorium in order to posthumously name Jacob Sprinkle an Honorary Marine. As this is an honor that has to be personally approved by the Commandant of the Marine Corps, less than 100 Honorary Marines exist in the 239 year history of the Marine Corps.
From the Marine Corps website:
Jacob Sprinkle had been tied to the Marine Corps since birth, born little more than a short 13 years ago on November 10 — the Marine Corps' birthday. Sadly, Jacob would never live to serve in the Corps, but now, in death, he bears the title of "Marine."
Homecoming Queen Cheyann Harber
Please go to the gallery for all the pictures from Spirit week. Today was Camo/Cowboys and Indians Day.
Lee High Football helps out with RAM
The Lee High Football seniors helped set up the RAM Clinic on Friday, September 12. The first RAM clinic to be held in Lee County was held at the Lee County Airport on Saturday and Sunday, September 13-14. The Lee High Football seniors helpd set up tents. Several community organizations and members helped arrange and set up the clinic. This was Lee High's way to help support the community.
Happy Be Late for Something Day
Lee High Students surprised their principal with another spontaneous parade celebrating "Happy Be Late for Something ". Savannah Rasnic was the Queen of the parade. Ironically, the students were late to class.
Lee High Improves Graduation Rate
Lee High School improved its graduation rate from 84% in 2013, to 87% in 2014. SOL scores continues to improve in all areas.
Please go to the Lee High Gallery to see all the pictures from the 2014 Graduation Ceremony.
Policy Change concerning Electronic Cigarettes
The Lee County School System prohibits all Electronic Cigarettes on all of its school grounds. Please see the Student Code of Conduct or the Student Handbook concerning tobacco products or electronic cigarettes. Any questions concerning the policy or questions concerning violation and/or action should contact the Lee County School Board at 276-346-2107.
Please refer to the side link for information concerning disciplinary violations and actions. Please contact Michelle Warner or Stacey Belcher if you have any questions concerning a disciplinary action.
Crisis Management Committee
In response to Governor Bob McDonnell's announcement of a state plan to review school safety in Virginia to ensure the safety of all children in the classroom, Lee High School has comprised a goup of leading educators, public safety experts, local leaders and legislators to review school safety, including established policies and procedures, crisis and emergency management plans, threat assessment protocols, as well as to share best practices and identify resource challenges. The Crisis Management Committee includes: Jill Carson
Indistar® is a web-based system implemented by a state education agency, district, or charter school organization for use with district and/or school improvement teams to inform, coach, sustain, track, and report improvement ac-tivities.
Parents may log onto Indistar to view the School Improvement of Lee High School. The following is a list of the reports that Parents may view:
Khan Academy, SOL Practice Tests and other Educational Resources Now Available
To help students prepare for SOL tests and to get help with classes, Lee High recommends the Khan Academy, the Virginia Department of Education Practice Tests, as well as the Jefferson Lab and Serendip for Biology and Science resources. Parents, students and teachers may also click on Social Studies Alive for America's Past Internet tutorials. English Teachers may access the University of Wisconsin Whitewater's tips on "Efficient Ways to Improve Student Writing".
The Khan Academy is an organization on a mission. It is a not-for-profit academy with the goal of changing education for the better by providing a free world-class education to anyone anywhere.
Over 2100 videos
As a world-class research facility, Jefferson Lab is a valued partner to the local, regional and national education community. Jefferson Lab's long-term commitment to science education continues to focus on increasing the number of teachers with a substantial background in math and science, strengthening the motivation and preparation of all students, especially minorities and females, and addressing the serious under representation of minorities and females in science, math, engineering and technology careers.
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