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Lee County Schools Gear Up

Posted by Kristy Griffith | August 01, 2012 / 04:40pm | Local News, Community event news
TUPELO, Miss. (WCBI)--Students in the Lee County School District are still enjoying whats left of their Summer vacation. However, administrators, teachers, and staff of the district are back at school already.

Educators attended a professional development session at The Tupelo Civic Auditorium on Varsity Drive today. Superintendent Jimmy Weeks stressed the importance of the job performed by each teacher and reassured them he has their back. Between now and next Tuesday teachers will be conducting breakout sessions aimed at satisfying curriculum changes coming with current state standards.

 Jimmy Weeks said: "We addressed things like our strategic plan that we revised this Summer. We introduced our staff members to that. Talked about it a little bit and just let them know that they will be going through that in dept with their principals back at their home schools."

Lee County students will be returning to the classroom on August Seventh.
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