New principal at Castle Heights Elementary --
LEBANON -- Veteran educator Michael Pigg will be introduced later this week as the new principal at Castle Heights Elementary School in the Lebanon Special School System.
An educator since 2005, Mr. Pigg has spent the past three years as the principal at Watertown Middle School.
He will take the spot vacated by the retirement of CHES principal Terry Trice, who led the local school since the building opened in 1997.
The Lebanon Special School District (LSSD) recently opened online registration for the 2017-18 school year for all children currently applying for the pre-kindergarten program and for children who will be attending kindergarten within the district.
On Monday, May 1, Lebanon Special School District (LSSD) will partner with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) and the 15th Judicial District Child Advocacy Center to present a workshop to raise awareness on the dangers and signs of drug and human trafficking.
Representatives from the Lebanon Fire Department, Lebanon Police Department, Wilson Emergency Management Agency (WEMA) and Wilson County Sheriff's Department will take part in a free safety-centered workshop hosted by the Lebanon Special School District (LSSD) on Monday, April 10.
The Lebanon Special School District (LSSD) will host the Department of Homeland Security for an upcoming workshop focused on keeping children and teens safe online through education and awareness.
On Monday, March 27, the Lebanon Special School District (LSSD) Family Resource Center will partner with the Wilson County Sheriff's Office (WCSO) to host a workshop on bullying, cyberbullying and social media usage and dangers.
Lebanon Special School District will host a free workshop focused on ADD/ADHD on Monday, March 6, from 6 until 8:30 p.m. in the Castle Heights Elementary School Library, located at 1007 Castle Heights Avenue North.
Lebanon Special School District (LSSD) will host "Darkness to Light: Stewards of Children" training on Monday, Feb. 13, from 6 until 8:30 p.m. in the Castle Heights Elementary School Library.
On Monday, Feb. 6, the Lebanon Special School District (LSSD) will host a workshop to help parents understand the complexities of differing personalities and to effectively discipline children while still building the "GRIT" students need to be successful and productive.
Principal's list and honor roll for the first nine weeks at Coles Ferry Elementary School.
On Monday, Nov. 14, the Lebanon Special School District (LSSD) and Lebanon Police Department will team up to present a student/parent workshop focused on personal safety.
A sporting clays tournament hosted by Vulcan Materials Company earlier in October raised over $20,000 to help ensure at-risk students in the Lebanon Special School District (LSSD) don't go hungry.
Walter J. Baird Middle School Counselor Robbie Goad will host a presentation on bullying for students and parents on Monday, Nov. 7 at the Castle Heights Elementary Library.
The Lebanon Special School District (LSSD) is set to host a workshop Thursday focused on helping parents and students better understand technology, time management and study skills.
Walter J. Baird Middle School celebrated its Football Homecoming on Sept. 13 with a win over Southside Middle School. Members of the court were, front row from left, Lili Smith, Queen Melia Fuqua and Hannah-Leigha Totaro; back row, from left, Allie Cook, Kiley Brasher, Carrie Moscardelli and Julia Manus.
Mark Tomlinson handily won re-election to the Lebanon Special School District Board after receiving more than 70 percent of the vote.
Lebanon Special School District (LSSD) announced this week plans to participate in several summer food service programs, offering meals to any child 18 and under.
The Lebanon Special School District will host STEP (Support and Training for Exceptional Parents), Inc. for training to help parents learn about their child's educational needs and their rights under IDEA (Individuals with Disabilities Education Act) during a workshop on Monday, April 11.
More than 480 young inventors convened at MTSU last week for the 24th regional Invention Convention, bringing inventions such as new games to things that "make life easier."
Of the 60 awarded inventions, 24 were created by Wilson County Schools or Lebanon Special School District students.
Gov. Bill Haslam declared Tennessee in a "state of emergency" last week following the systems of ice and snow that moved thru the state on Wednesday and Friday.
Lebanon Special School District Officials announced today that school would resume Tuesday, Jan. 26th at the normal times.
The Wilson County Sheriff's Office is reportedly investigating "troubling information" which led to the dismissal of a longtime Lebanon Special School District employee.
On Monday, Jan. 11, the Lebanon Special School District (LSSD) Family Resource Center will host a parent workshop entitled "Drugs and Gangs in Lebanon? Yes, in Lebanon!"
Lebanon Special School District and the Lebanon Police Department are joining forces to present information to parents aimed at making sure children use technology safely during a workshop scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 10.
Sievers: Leaving West is bittersweet, but opportunity is great
Three-year West Elementary School Principal Becky Siever wants it shouted from the rooftops that she has left her position to go to the Lebanon Special School District on "nothing best the best of terms."
Debbie Vaughn, Lebanon Special School District (LSSD) English as a Second Language (ESL) specialist and creator/educator of the Community Involvement through Education Literacy Organization (CIELO) will retire this year, LSSD officials recently announced.
It doesn't happen often in Middle Tennessee, but sometimes the roads are too slippery for school buses to travel. And teachers are worried their students will slip behind, too.
Stretches of inclement weather, such as last week's snow and ice storm, have many concerned whether or not the students who depend on food provided at school went hungry.
Lebanon Special School District students enrolled in after-school programs were given the opportunity to participate in two weeks of swim lessons. Byars Dowdy and Coles Ferry Elementary schools had swim lessons will have swim lessons for two weeks. Sam Houston and Castle Heights Elementary schools will follow with swim lessons for another two weeks.
Lebanon Special School District was granted AdvancED School System Accreditation from the AdvancED Accreditation Commission, the national commission that confers the North Central Association Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement (NCA CASI) accreditation seal.
Officials with Lebanon Special School District’s School Age Child Care (SACC) program are pleased to announce it has been awarded the Tennessee LEAPS (Lottery for Education After School Programs) Grant.
Officials with Wilson County Schools and Lebanon Special School District lauded their respective school systems’ progress made in the 2014 Tennessee Comprehensive Assessment Program, or TCAP, while also noting that improvements remain necessary.
Lebanon Special School District officials announce the start of the 1-to-l (1 device for every 1 student) Chromebook laptop initiative which will provide the opportunity for every sixth through eighth grade student at Walter J. Baird and Winfree-Bryant Middle Schools to have the use of a laptop to complete their coursework and enhance their educational experience at home and school.
Lebanon Special School District officials are evaluating the option of offering free school breakfasts for all students, regardless of grade or family income, starting this fall.
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