Unifying, Leading, Helping, Succeeding...Every Day
The following links are provided for ULHS Honors and AP Literature Summer Reading Assignments. Each grade level requirement is different so you should read through them carefully to check for instructions and deadlines. You should be able to find the instructor's email if you have any questions about the summer reading/work. Enjoy your reading!
Coach Parks still continues to recover from a heart attack suffered earlier this month. Even during his absence his leadership is evident on the practice field. The football team is working hard to prepare for the upcoming season. Please continue to pray for Coach Parks and his family. #TPSTRONG
Interim Head Football Coach
Justin Elder has been named the interim Head Football Coach for the 2017-2018 season. Coach Elder previously coached the running backs and quarterbacks. This will be the 12th year Coach Elder has coached with the Knights at ULHS. Coach Elder is married to Alicia, and has three beautiful children. Coach Elder not only does a superb job working with the football team, but he also works extremely hard to help his students achieve in the classroom. He teaches Advanced Placement Economics and Honors Economics courses to seniors at ULHS. We know he will do an excellent job this year as a coach and teacher during the upcoming school year.
Upson-Lee High School
Upson-Lee High School serves 1284 students with a diverse and challenging selection of academic and elective courses, advanced placement and honors programs, sixteen CTAE (Career, Technical and Agriculture Education) pathways, Navy JROTC, and dual enrollment with Gordon College and Southern Crescent Technical College. The school offers sixteen varsity sports along with academic teams and clubs.
The Upson-Lee Ninth Grade Academy opened in August 2011 and operates as a school within a school. The academy allows ULHS ninth graders to take their core academic courses within this smaller learning community. Highly qualified teachers work closely with one another to ensure that all ninth graders are mastering the demands of the rigorous, college-prep curriculum embodied in the Georgia Performance Standards. In addition, U-L Ninth Grade Academy offers courses and support initiatives at all levels to ensure that academy students are successful and on-track to graduate at the end of this crucial first year of high school.
At ULHS, highly-qualified and dedicated teachers inspire students to engage in learning activities and behaviors that increase knowledge and skills, develop leadership, promote social responsibility, and ignite a passion for life-long learning. The work of the students, faculty, and staff is supported by a School Council, Athletics Boosters, Band Boosters, a number of program-specific booster organizations, and an active Partner-In-Education (PIE) program.
Upson-Lee High School is fully accredited by the AdvancED (SACS/CASSI) and is accredited with quality by the Georgia Accreditation Commission. ULHS students have been recognized at the regional, state, and national levels for excellence in academics, fine arts, athletics, and extra-curricular activities.
2017-2018 Student Dress Code
We hope all of our students are enjoying their last month of summer! In preparation for the upcoming school year, the ULHS administration would like to share the 2017-2018 student dress code with parents and students. The dress code has changed, and the revisions are reflected in the link below. Please contact the school if you have any questions regarding the new dress code policy.
GAFutures.org is a valuable free resource that can help students plan, apply, and pay for college. Visit www.gafutures.org to create an account and explore college, career, test prep, and financial aid options and check your HOPE GPA status.