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Open House for ALL Elementary Schools

August 4, 2021 for all students.

Grades Pre-K – 5th

Last Names A-G 9:00-10:00

Last Names H-M 10:30-11:30

Last Names N-S 1:00 – 2:00

Last Names T-Z 2:30-3:30

Families with multiple last names will attend the time slot designated for the last name of the oldest elementary child.
Any daily medications for students should be signed in by a parent or guardian to the school nurse clinic during Open House.

Open House - Hahira Middle School:

6th Grade

Thursday, August 5

Last name starts with A-H - 8:00 AM (Not a drop-in event)Last name starts with I-P- 9:30 AM (Not a drop-in event) Last name starts with Q-Z - 11:00 AM (Not a drop-in event)

**6th grade Open House is NOT a drop-in event.

Make plans to stay for our 1-hour orientation and tour!** 7th and 8th Grades Thursday, August 5th

Last name starts with A-L - 12:30-1:30 PM (Drop-in event) Last name starts with M-Z - 2:00-3:00 PM (Drop-in event) **7th and 8th grade Open House is a DROP-IN event.

Come meet your teachers and find your homeroom class!**

Open House - Lowndes Middle School:

Thursday, Aug 5th, 2021 for all students.

6th, 7th, and 8th Grade:

Last name starts with A – L - 12:00 - 2:00

Last name starts with M – Z - 2:30 - 4:30

Open House - Pine Grove Middle School

Thursday, August 5, 2021 for all students

Last name starts with A-F - 8:00-8:50

Last name starts with G-L - 9:00-9:50

Last name starts with M-S - 10:00-10:50

Last name starts with T-Z - 11:00-11:50

Lowndes High School Fee Days and Freshman Orientation

FEE Days: July 19th – July 30th (9:00 am – 3:00 pm)

GRADES 10-12

Or students may purchase items online on the LHS website

We will have in-person Fee Days for students in Grades 10-12 beginning July 19th through July 30th ! Students may come to the main office of Lowndes High School July 19 -30 anytime from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm.

OR Students may go online to the Lowndes High School website, School Store tab to purchase the following as part of Fee Days:

1. Purchase a Parking Decal – please have the Parking Registration Form completed and read through the Parking Rules Form. Please note, student and parent/guardian signature is required on the Parking Registration Form. Both forms should be downloaded from the Lowndes High School website, School Store tab. Students must turn-in completed forms at the time of parking decal purchase.

Note: Parking decals may also be purchased online on the School Store tab. You will need to bring your completed form and receipt from your online purchase to receive your decal.

2. Purchase a Yearbook – Yearbooks may be purchased for $65.00 during Fee Days or may be purchased online on the Lowndes High School website, School Store tab.

3. Join Class Cabinet – This is a great way to work with your Class! Students may also join Class Cabinet online on the Lowndes High School website, School Store tab.

All of these items may also be purchased throughout the school year at the Student Office or online at the LHS website, School Store tab.

Football and other athletic passes will be sold at Lowndes High School during all lunches after the school year begins.

All incoming 9th grade students and those new to Lowndes High School are invited to attend IGNITE 2025 New Student Orientation on August 4th. More details on IGNITE to follow shortly. All of these items will also be available for purchase, along with Class of 2025 T-shirts, during IGNITE.

First Day of School for students will be August 6

School Nutrition

2021-22 Meal Prices

Due to recent extensions from USDA, all students will receive NO COST meals throughout the 2021-2022 school year.

Second Student breakfast: $2.00

Second Student Lunch: $3.25

Breakfast for Adults and Guests: $2.00

Non-Educator Adult Lunch: $3.75

Educator Adult Lunch: $3.25

Important Links for Families

2021-22 Printable School Calendar

2021-2022 Parent Student Handbook

Parent Involvement (This site will also give paperwork for being a parent volunteer)

School Transportation

Parents of students who will be utilizing school transportation can use E-Link to find out their bus routes when they are available. The Transportation Department is in the process of finalizing routes.

If you are new to the county or have moved, be sure your information has been updated on Parent Portal. You can make changes through Central Registration at the Board Office.

Use this reference guide to help you through the process of locating bus routes and schedules

YMCA Primetime After School Care

Primetime Information

Student Accident Insurance

Parents can enroll online by the use of a dedicated secure enrollment website or by calling 877-444-5014. The website address is .

Student Accident Insurance Information

Parent Portal

Accessing your student's schedule, grades and attendance can be achieved easily by using our Parent Portal. Parents who have forgotten portal log in information should email from the same email account used for log in to receive a password reset. New parents will need to pick up a portal log in information from the Central Office Registration office. A mobile app is also available for Infinite Campus that can be downloaded on most smart devices.


Families can use MySchoolBucks to pay for student meals online. Families can put money into their children's lunch accounts for a fee of $.50 per transaction. Families can use debit and credit cards to complete these transactions. There is also a mobile app for My School Bucks that families can use to manage school lunch accounts.

If you would like additional information about how to pay for school lunch online use this instructional guide.