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Welcome to Upson-Lee Elementary School

Upson-Lee Elementary School serves scholars in grades 3-5 in a grade center environment. A well-organized and dedicated teaching staff is supported by administrators and instructional coaches. Educators monitor all scholars to ensure that their learning is progressing on a daily, monthly, and yearly basis. Common planning times allow teachers to discuss strategies across subjects, compare best practices, and target problems quickly and effectively.

In addition to the core academic courses, scholars receive instruction in music, art, and physical education. Scholars may audition for the ULE chorus, which has been recognized at the regional and state levels. A Challenge program is available for accelerated learners.

In 2017, the school completed a 1:1 computing initiative, providing students with frequent, integral use of technology across the curriculum. Upson-Lee Elementary is accredited by AdvancEd (SACS/CASI) and is Accredited with Quality by the Georgia Accrediting Commission.

Coronavirus Information for TU Stakeholders

Link to Important Information for Preventing the Spread of COVID-19 in Communities

March 3, 2020
On Monday, March 2, Governor Brian Kemp confirmed the first two cases of coronavirus within the state of Georgia. The Thomaston-Upson School System continues to be vigilant and proactive in our efforts to keep students and staff safe at school. We are closely monitoring information from the Georgia Department of Public Health (GA DPH) and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) regarding the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak that originated in China, and we want to remind you of CDC recommendations for protection against viral infections:

  • Staff and students should stay home when sick.
  • Cover coughs and sneezes with a tissue or the inside of your elbow.
  • Wash hands frequently with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If soap and water are not readily available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer with 60%-95% alcohol.
  • Avoid touching eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces and objects.

Stop the Spread of Germs (English)
Stop the Spread of Germs (Spanish)

Additional information is available at the Georgia Department of Public Health. Thank you for your support and for helping to keep our schools safe.

 

 

Would you like to check your child's grades?

It's as easy as clicking on this link:https://campus.upson.k12.ga.us/campus/portal/upson.jsp?

Follow these instructions:  Parent Portal Directions.pdf 

  

School Closure

As a district, we are providing learning opportunities for our students to complete at home for the week of March 16-20. Each grade level has been provided a packet with five days worth of lessons. If students complete the entire packet, he/she will receive credit in their Math and ELA classes. A student will not be penalized for not completing the assignment. 

School Closure Packets 3-5

    

Noteworthy Knights

Teachers Giving the Most Positive Behavior Referrals

2019-2020 Upson-Lee Fall Parent Survey

 
The Thomaston-Upson School System appreciates your willingness to share your input in an effort to improve the parent and family engagement activities at our school and in our school system. The survey should take approximately 5 minutes to complete and all of your answers will be confidential and anonymous. Only one survey should be completed per household. Thank you for participating.

https://forms.gle/5yRig779TLEdD8WT6

 

Governor's Office of Student Achievement

The Governor's Office of Student Achievement (GOSA) website provides school reports for all public elementary, middle, and high schools in Georgia. These reports include A-F letter grades based on school performance and other useful information about the school, such as performance on statewide assessments, the make-up of the school's student body, the graduation rate, and additional academic information. Information is available in both English and Spanish. The most current report card available analyzes data from the 2016-2017 school year.