Important News


STUDENTS TRANSFERRING TO ANOTHER SCHOOL DISTRICT (moving out of Lafayette Parish)
If you are possibly moving to another school district before the end of this school year, it could impact your graduating on time. See the page TRANSFER STUDENTS for more information.

SCHEDULING

Grade Level counselors have completed their classroom visits regarding the upcoming Schedule Requests for the 2017-2018 School Year to be made by students beginning with a special Homeroom on March 6th.  See the timeline chart below for details.

March 6

Sit down homeroom after 1st hour to distribute schedule cards to students and discuss relevant scheduling issues.

March 6-9

Students will finalize schedule cards, consult with parents, and obtain all required signatures.


March 10

Schedule cards due to all IF teachers; wristbands for a planned Jean Day distributed to all students who hand in cards on this day.



March 27

Extended Homeroom after 1st hour. Request verifications will be given to the homeroom teachers and signed by the students.


Students are reminded that if they do not turn in a schedule request card, a schedule will be made for them, with courses chosen by the grade level counselor.  These students will have to wait until July (after the mass scheduling procedure is done by administration) to discuss their counselor-made schedules with their grade level counselor.  Schedule requests will not be put into the system after administration begins working on the Master Schedule for 2017-2018.  Bottom line: You snooze, you lose!

GRADING SCALE

A 100-93 
B 92-85 
 C 84-75 
 D 74-67 
 F 66-0 

LPSS Parent Portal
Register and login to monitor your child's academic progress.

https://www.excensus-guidek12.net/lafayettela/school_search/2017/





The following grading promotion policy was adopted by the board into Pupil Progression to be effective for the 1617 school year and beyond.






2016-2017 Important Dates


Varsity Learning Tools

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ACT TEST DATES  Click HERE to register for the ACT
http://www.act.org/content/act/en/products-and-services/the-act/taking-the-test.html

*No test centers are scheduled in New York for the February test date.
**See Non-Saturday testing for information related to this test date.


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Weighted GPA's & TOPS
In order to align the calculation of grade point averages with Act 359, beginning with the FRESHMEN entering in 2014-2015 and graduating in 2018 and beyond, the calculation of the minimum cumulative grade point average shall utilize a five-point scale for grades earned in certain Advanced Placement courses, International Baccalaureate courses, Gifted courses, and Dual enrollment courses.

Registration
Please be sure to bring proof of residence and transcripts when registering your child.


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