Lincoln Parish Schools

Lincoln Parish Schools, 1 day ago

at the STEM Center, 525 Tarbutton Road, Ruston, LA 71270

Monday, October 19, 2020 4:00 p.m.

Due to the Governor’s Phase 3 Order, only 50 people will be allowed to attend. Please practice social distancing and the use of a mask is encouraged. The meeting may also be accessed by Facebook live. Questions or comments may be emailed to by 3:00 October 19, 2020.

Brandon Sutherland

Brandon Sutherland, 20 days ago


Officials with the Lincoln Parish School District are set to approve the Pupil Progression Plan for the 2020-21 school year. Members of the community are invited to review and give input on the proposed changes until October 2nd at the Lincoln Parish School District during operating hours from 7:30 – 4:00 pm.

The plan establishes placement, promotion, retention, and grading policies for students within the Lincoln Parish School District. A committee of school administrators, teachers, and parents meet annually to review the plan and submit recommendations to the School Board for consideration.

Following the public input, the proposed plan will be presented to the Lincoln Parish School Board for its consideration at the October 6, 2020 board meeting located at the Lincoln Parish School District.

Lincoln Parish Schools

Lincoln Parish Schools, 25 days ago

Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) Program | Louisiana Department of Children & Family Services

Louisiana Reopens 2019-2020 P-EBT Application for Families Who Did Not Apply in May and June Families Who Received P-EBT during the May-June Application Period are NOT Eligible The P-EBT program provides help buying groceries for the families of children who were receiving free and reduced-price meals at school last school year. These one-time benefits are $285 per eligible child. This covers 50 school days missed from statewide school closures during the pandemic. Some parents became eligible for free and reduced lunch in May 2020. They would receive $91.20 per eligible child, which covers the cost of meals for 16 school days in May. The initial PEBT application period closed on June 15, 2020, and served 407,800 children. This second application period is aimed at the 264,111 children who qualified but did not receive PEBT the first time.

All students in LP are eligible for free breakfast and lunch during school days until December 31, 2020 or money runs out.

Lincoln Parish Schools

Lincoln Parish Schools, about 1 month ago


Louisiana is giving families another opportunity to receive financial benefits from free and reduced-price school meals missed when schools closed in 2019-2020 due to the pandemic. Eligible families who did not apply for the Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) program in May and June can take advantage of the second application window that opens for three weeks, beginning at 8 a.m. September 8.

Who Qualifies:

1. Families of children who normally receive free or reduced-price meals at Choudrant Elementary and Choudrant High are eligible for the program.

2. All children who attend a Cypress Springs Elementary, Dubach School, Glenview Elementary, Hillcrest Elementary, IA Lewis, Early Childhood Center, Ruston Elementary, Ruston High School, Ruston Junior High, and Simsboro High School regardless of income.

This second application period of the 2019-2020 P-EBT is only for families who did not apply to receive P-EBT benefits during the initial window in the spring.

These one-time benefits, which total $285 per child, intend to cover 50 school days, from the onset of statewide school facility closures in March through the end of the 2019-2020 academic year.

The application will be available in a P-EBT portal on the Louisiana Department of Education website. The portal opens September 8 at 8 a.m., and the deadline to apply is September 29 at 5 p.m. For further information use the following link: