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Principal Farewell Letter

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Scheduling Night for 2015-2016

The LHHS Curriculum team is planning two dates to discuss the following with parents and guardians of our LHHS students:

        • Learn about Langston Hughes HS
        • Meet Counselors & Administrators
        • Change Classes for 2015-2016
        • Find out about LHHS Career Pathways, Clubs & Sports

The dates are as follows:

Current 8th and 10th grade students

Thursday, March 26, 2015 @ 6:00pm - Cafeteria 

 Please come out and hear this important information about scheduling and changes for the 2015-2016 school year.

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 Parent Test Information Meeting

April 2, 2015

6:00pm - LHHS Cafeteria

The testing committee will be conducting a meeting to discuss the upcoming End of Course (Georgia Milestone) Testing.  Information regarding test changes and test schedule will be discussed.

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Parents and Teachers,  

As you know, there is a principal vacancy at your school, and we are currently working to fill that vacancy with the best candidate possible.  A new and improved principal selection process was created in 2012, and it has already begun for your school.  The first step in this new process is to build a unique profile for your school.  The purpose of the school profile is to outline the unique characteristics of the school and to highlight the most important leadership skills that your future principal will need to be successful.   While the profile is being built, there will be a screening of the applications to review cover letters, resumes, and references.  First round interviews at the central office will include job simulations, interview questions, and writing prompts.  The most qualified candidates will proceed to the round two interview that will be held at your school. Candidates will be interviewed on the competencies identified as the most critical to meet the unique needs of your school.

In order to build a school profile and obtain stakeholder input, a survey has been created.  The survey is standard across the district and was developed by Fulton County Talent Division to determine the critical competencies needed of the school leadership specific to each school. 

The link will be on your school's website for two weeks and will be open until midnight on Wednesday March 25. Your input is important, so we appreciate you taking the time to complete the survey. The survey link is below.

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/LangstonHughesPrincipalSurvey

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Georgia Surveys - School Climate Star Rating for CCRPI

Georgia provides three surveys that school districts can administer in order to acquire feedback for schools. At least 75% of all students in grades 3-12 must participate in the Georgia Student Health Survey, although parents can opt out for their children. There is also a Georgia School Personnel Survey for school staff and a Georgia Parent Survey as well. All survey responses are anonymous and reported directly to the Georgia Department of Education for analysis. Results are used to inform the School Climate Star Rating as part of the College and Career Ready Performance Index (CCRPI).

The Georgia Parent Survey is modeled after the student survey and contains 24 questions. Parents will be able to complete the survey using their personal computers, smartphones or iPads. For parents that do not have access to the Internet, computers will be available in the school media center if they wish to complete the Georgia Parent Survey. The Georgia Parent Survey can be accessed by CLICKIN G HERE .  The survey will be open until Friday, March 27, 2015.

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Gearing up for the End of Course Assessments!!

Langston Hughes will host Saturday tutorials for students who are currently taking Biology, 9th Grade Literature, Coordinate Algebra, Economics, US History, Physical Science, 11th Grade Literature.  These students will be required to take an End of Course Assessment in April and Langston Hughes is providing free test prep for our students.  Test prep classes will begin on January 24, 2015.

Bus Route Information

Test Prep Dates:

January 24, 31

February 7, 21, 28

March 7, 21, 28

April 18, 25

 

Times​​Session 1​Session 2​Session 3​Session 4
8:00 - 9:15​Algebra - Auditorium​Geometry - Room 433​U.S. History - ​Economics - Room 214​
9:15 - 10:30​Biology - Auditorium​​Physical Science - Room 433​11th Grade English Lit -​
10:30 - 11:45​English Lit - Auditorium​​
  • All Students will report to the auditorium to sign in between 7:50-8:00AM
  • Students must sign in for each session
  • Students who leave a session prior to dismissal will have to sign out

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School Governance Board Meeting

 

Monday, March 30, 2105

6:00pm - Cafeteria

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 ​School Governance Council Elections

Langston Hughes is one of Thirty-seven schools (Cohort 2) making the transition to the charter system during the 2013-2014 school ​year. This year, considered a Planning Year,  these schools will focus on establishing and training their School Governance Councils.

The purpose of a School Governance Council (SGC) is to provide parents, school staff, and community members with a leadership role in the governance of the school. We have created a School Governance Council Overview for Cohort 2 schools to provide you with information about the responsibilities and function of these new governance councils. On this page, you will also find a list of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about the charter system in general and the transition that the Cohort 2 schools will be making this year.

Voting has now closed for the Langston Hughes School Governance Council. Please visit http://portal.fultonschools.org/CharterSystem/Pages/default.aspx​ for more updates on those members selected for the Langston Hughes School Governance Council.

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3/30/2015 6:00 PM   School Governance Council Meeting 
4/2/2015 6:00 PM   Parent Test Information Meeting 
4/18/2015 7:00 PM   LHHS Prom - Arabian Nights 
Prom will be held at the W-Atlanta Downtown
7510 Hall Road, Fairburn, GA 30213, Phone: 770-774-3620, Fax: 770-774-3633
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