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Jackson High School is accepting nominations for three (3) Local School Council (LSC) parent representatives for the 2012-2013 school year.
Mr.Thomas E. Kenner, Interim Principal
Dear Parents and Students,
MaynardHolbrook Jackson High School is excited to announce position openings and upcoming election for three (3) school council parent representatives for the 2012-2013 school years.
Eligible parent(s)/legal guardians must have a student(s) currently enrolled at Maynard JacksonHigh School for the remaining period of the term. Nominations will be accepted starting Thursday, August 30, 2012 and ending Thursday, September 13, 2012 at 3:00 p.m. Click HERE for the nomination form.
Parent election will begin on the evening of September 13, 2012, from 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. at MaynardJackson High School, in the main office. Day 2 of Parent election will be from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. at Maynard Jackson High School, in the main office. Day 2 Parent election will also take place at Grady Stadium on September 14, 2012 from 5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
The school council is an initiative of the Georgia A+ Education Reform Act of 2000 and required for all schools to have according to Georgia Law. It is an organized forum and advisory body where members can discuss issues that affect their school, provide recommendations to the principal, teachers, and when appropriate, to Atlanta Board of Education and superintendent regarding issues that impact student learning.
Local School Councils are comprised of at least two parents, two business parents/business person, two teachers, and principal. Council members serve staggering terms for two years, or for a term specified in the council’s bylaws. There are no limits on the number of terms qualified parents can serve as a member. Becoming a parent representative of the school council is an excellent opportunity to get involved in your child’s school.We all know children learn more and have better lives when parents, school staff, students and the community work together.
We invite you to join us to make a difference in the education and quality of life for our students by becoming a parent member of our Local School Council. If you wish to be considered for nomination as a parent representative on LSC,please complete the nomination form and return it to the main office August 30 –September 13, 2012. A list of nominees will be posted and updated on Thursday, September 6, 2012 and Wednesday, September12, 2012. You will receive a reminder about the parent nomination and election process on Thursday, September 13, 2012.
Please note the followingimportant dates:
- August 30, 2012 – September 13, 2012: All parent position/nomination forms are due to the school at the Main Office between 7:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.
- September 13, 2012: LSC Parent Election Day 1, Main Office between 5:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
- September 14, 2012: LSC Parent Election Day 2, Main Office/Grady Stadium - 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.; 2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Thank you for your continuous support with promoting collaboration between the school, home, and the community.