Leon County School Board Meeting Briefs: May 28, 2024

Leon County School Board Meeting Briefs: May 28, 2024

Below are the Leon County School Board news briefs from the May 28, 2024, meeting. The Board unanimously approved the emergency designation for services provided by ServePro of North Leon County D & CK, Inc. in the amount of $52,534.27. The Maintenance department requested an emergency designation for the water extraction and restoration services at […]

Leon County School Board Meeting Briefs: May 16, 2024

Leon County School Board Meeting Briefs: May 16, 2024

Below are the Leon County School Board news briefs from the May 16, 2024 meeting. Staff provided the Board with a presentation on the Summer Enrichment Program, which has been funded by the Children’s Services Council of Leon County. Staff explained that Leon County Schools will be serving around 200 children over the summer, and […]

Enrollment at Five Leon County Elementary Schools Have Declined by 20% Since 2019

Enrollment at Five Leon County Elementary Schools Have Declined by 20% Since 2019

On April 22, 2024, Leon County School (LCS) Board Member Alva Smith stated one of her budget priorities is to look at the financial impact of downsizing the school district due to declining enrollment. Smith explained it was a vital conversation about downsizing stating, “We are not being fiscally responsible and good stewards of tax […]

LCS Board Member Alva Smith Discusses Closing Schools

LCS Board Member Alva Smith Discusses Closing Schools

On April 22, 2024, Leon County School (LCS) Board Member Alva Smith stated one of her budget priorities is to look at the financial impact of downsizing the school district due to declining enrollment. Smith explained it was a vital conversation about downsizing stating, “We are not being fiscally responsible and good stewards of tax […]

Leon County School Board Meeting Briefs: April 23

Leon County School Board Meeting Briefs: April 23

Below are the Leon County School Board news briefs from the April 23rd, 2024, business meeting. The Lively Technical College Director provided a presentation on the upcoming career and technical education expansion at Chiles High School. Soon, a new welding dual enrollment program will be implemented at Chiles High School, and students who enroll in […]

LCS Sends Clarifying Email Related to Logo Development

LCS Sends Clarifying Email Related to Logo Development

On Thursday, April 11th, Michelle Gayle, Ph.D., Deputy Superintendent, Leon County Schools (LCS) sent an email to elected officials to provide details related to the new LCS logo and marketing campaign. LCS has received some criticism related to the costs of the logo development. FloridaPolitics.com, a statewide news outlet, recently noted the controversy over the […]

Leon County School Board Meeting Briefs: April 9

Leon County School Board Meeting Briefs: April 9

Below are the news briefs that took place on April 9, 2024 during the Leon County School Board Meeting. Superintendent Hanna made a special presentation related to the new marketing campaign adopted by LCS. Hanna noted the campaign was needed because the current logo is “tired” and LCS is facing competition from alternative schools which […]

Leon County School Board Meeting Briefs: March 26, 2024

Leon County School Board Meeting Briefs: March 26, 2024

Below are the news briefs that took place during the Leon County School Board business meeting on March 26th, 2024. The Board unanimously approved a number of Consent items including an item to install portable removable resin raised garden beds with above ground irrigation system at the Adult Learning Lab at Lively Technical Collage School. […]

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