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Posted Tuesday, May 29, 2018 9:38:27 AM

Lee-Scott Academy is pleased to announce that Coach William Johnson has been named athletic director and Coach Corye Ivatt has been named assistant athletic director. Both will begin their duties on July 1, 2018.

Coach Johnson began his coaching career in 2004 at Fort Dale Academy, his alma mater, coaching football, basketball, and baseball. He spent one year at Pike Liberal Arts before moving to Tuscaloosa Academy. During his five years at TA, he served as the head varsity boys and girls basketball coach, and the head JV football coach. His basketball teams made four state championship game appearances, winning the 2014 boys championship and the 2016 girls championship. His JV football teams had back-to-back undefeated seasons.

Coach Johnson is currently the varsity boys basketball coach, assistant football coach, and teaches physical education. In his two seasons with the varsity boys basketball program, he has had back-to-back final four appearances.

Coach Johnson is married to Laurie Johnson, and together they have three children: Watts, Ellis, and Ann Carlton.

Coach Ivatt began her coaching career in 2007 at Lee-Scott Academy as the varsity girls basketball assistant coach and the head JV girls coach. In 2014, Ivatt took over as head coach of the varsity girls basketball program. In her four years, the team has made four final four appearances and finished state runner-up twice. In her tenure as the JV head coach, she has led the program to six JV state championships. Ivatt was named the 2016-2017 Alabama Sports Writers Association AISA Basketball Coach of the Year.

Coach Ivatt has been the assistant softball coach for three years over her time at Lee-Scott Academy. The team made appearances in the state tournament all three of those years and finished state runner-up in 2009. She took over as the head softball coach in 2017 and the team finished third in the state that year.

Coach Ivatt is currently the head girls basketball coach and physical education teacher here at Lee-Scott Academy. She is married to Neil Ivatt, and together they have two children: Clarke and Sutton.

The amazing accomplishments of our student-athletes bring our community together in celebration of the values and the success that LSA is known for statewide in our athletic program. We look forward to the future of LSA athletics under the leadership of Coach Johnson and Coach Ivatt.

On behalf of the LSA family, congratulations to Coach Johnson and Coach Ivatt!

Go Warriors!

Posted Wednesday, May 9, 2018 6:50:16 PM

Dear Parents,

Lee-Scott Academy realizes that technology impacts our daily lives, including education and our students. It can be a very powerful and beneficial tool for teaching and learning as we prepare our students for college. Our faculty is using technology in their classrooms to foster collaboration, communication, critical thinking, and creativity on a daily basis.

LSA will be transitioning from student-owned to school-owned devices for our 6th, 9th, and 10th graders beginning with the 2018-2019 school year in order to utilize classroom management software and to better prepare our upperclassmen for college. The Board of Trustees has approved an implementation plan that will allow the campus to be all school-owned beginning with the 2020-2021 school year. A Technology Task Force Committee has been formed to implement this new plan with our faculty and students.

2018-2019 School Year Grade

Technological Device

6th Grade

LSA Owned iPad provided by LSA

7th or 8th Grade

Student owned 2018 iPad (6th generation), 2017 iPad (5th generation), iPad Air, iPad Air 2

Wifi Models; 9.7 inch screen ONLY*

9th or 10th Grade

LSA Owned MacBook provided by LSA

11th or 12th Grade

LSA Owned Loaner MacBook provided by LSA in August 2018**


Student owned MacBook Laptop (2011 or newer)

*The iPad 4 is no longer a viable option due to the latest iOS system update from Apple. The appropriate size for ALL models is 9.7 inches.

**If your student needs a loaner Macbook, please let Mrs. Jernigan know no later than May 24th.


Dr. Stan Cox

Head of School

Posted Sunday, May 6, 2018 12:42:53 PM

Congratulations to the 2018 - 2019 LSA Warrior Dance Team members!

Meredith Benson
Madison Buchta
Jessica Ethridge
Hattie Holmes
Katie Manley
Evie Ann Owen
Kate Spoor
Olivia Zellner
Posted Sunday, May 6, 2018 12:35:49 PM

Dear LSA Families and Supporters:

The athletic department is gearing up for another great year for our teams, and we need your support of the program! Last year, over 60% of the students enrolled in grades 7 – 12 participated on at least one team during the 2017 - 2018 school year.

The 2018 – 2019 athletic season will be no different from years past where we will rely on your support to provide opportunities in athletics to all of our student-athletes. We are already planning for the new year and are putting together a list of short-term and long-term needs for our athletic program that will be partially funded through your support. This year, we will declare 11 sports and field 25 teams on the peewee, junior high and varsity level.

Below are links to information about the LSA Warrior All-Sports Program sponsorships and sports passes. If you are interested in being a sponsor, including an ad in the program, or purchasing a sport pass, please fill out the ad form and return with payment to Lee-Scott Academy. The design/info can be emailed to or you may drop information off to the main office. All ads and payment must be received no later than July 20, 2018, to be included in the program.

Questions? Please email

On behalf of the student-athletes and coaches who directly benefit from your support, thank you!

Go Warriors!
Dr. Stan Cox, Head of School

All-Sports Program Order Form

All-Sports Pass Order Form

Posted Saturday, Apr 21, 2018 9:52:13 AM

Dear Lee-Scott Families,

The Lee-Scott basketball program is hosting a Coca-Cola truck sale in order to raise funds for new basketball uniforms and equipment for the 2018-2019 season. The following products will be offered in the sale:

Soft Drinks: Coca-Cola, Diet Coke, Coca-Cola Zero, Cherry Coke, Sprite, Sprite Zero, Mello Yello, Mello Yello Zero, Mr. Pibb Extra, Mr. Pibb Zero, Dr. Pepper, Diet Dr. Pepper, Barq's Root Beer, Fanta Orange, Fanta Grape, Fanta Blue Raspberry, Fanta Strawberry

Powerade: Fruit Punch, Orange, Lemon-Line, Mountain Blast, Grape, Mixed Berry Zero, Grape Zero

Other: Minute Maid Lemonade, Minute Maid Fruit Punch, Gold Peak Tea, Smart Water, Dasani Water

The order form can be downloaded HERE and the quantity and pricing for each item can be viewed HERE.

Order forms with payment are due on Wednesday, May 2. All product will be delivered on Thursday, May 17, and can be picked up on Friday, May 18, from the small gym.

Thank you in advance for your support of the basketball program! If you have any questions, please contact Coach Corye Ivatt ( or Coach William Johnson (

Go Warriors!

Posted Saturday, Apr 21, 2018 9:24:28 AM
Congratulations to the members of the Tech Teams who competed in the AISA Tech Fair and placed in the following:

Level 1 -
Video Production: Sofia Pugh - 3rd place
Computer Graphics: Chloe Clinard - 3rd place

Level 2 - Team took 1st place!
Multimedia: Matt Oliver - 1st place
Computer Graphics: Allison Bailey - 1st place and Lindsey Joiner - 3rd place
Website: Axl Stiles - 1st place
Video Production: Katie Manley - 2nd place and Maddie Spoor - 3rd place

Level 3 - Team took 1st place!
Website Design: Heath Horn - 2nd place
Video Production: Jessica Ethridge - 1st place
Multimedia: Brooke Hilyer - 1st place and Ashleigh Oliver - 3rd place
Non-Multimedia: Joseph Lee - 2nd place
Posted Friday, Apr 20, 2018 12:36:05 PM

Congratulations to the following Lee-Scott Academy students for placing in the AISA District Art Show!

Kindergarten - 1st Grade:
Painting: Perry Harless—2nd place

Water Base: Tate Nutter - 1st place and A.G. Henry - Honorable Mention

Drawing Non-Color: Abby Kate Carney - 3rd place and Harper Thrower - Honorable Mention

Mixed Media: Joseph Kin - 2nd place and Hadley Fields - 3rd place

2nd - 3rd Grade:
Painting: Jack Fuqua - Honorable Mention

Water Base: Sarah Thompson - 1st place and Nicholas Curtis - 2nd place

Printmaking: Jack Fuqua - 1st place and "Best of Show" for 2nd and 3rd grade

Drawing Non-Color: Laney Payne - 1st place and Sophia Kennedy - 2nd place

Drawing - Color: Sophie Sims - 3rd place

3D: Olivia York - 1st place and Drake Dennis - Honorable Mention

Mixed Media: Jack Fuqua - Honorable Mention

4th - 6th Grade:
Painting: Delaney Faison - Honorable Mention

Water Base: Lovie Hardin - Honorable Mention

Printmaking: Allie Starr - 2nd place

Drawing Non-Color: Tripp Scott - 3rd place

Mixed Media: Madison Perkett - 1st place

Photography: Lovie Hardin - 2nd place and Catherine Persons - Honorable Mention

7th - 9th Grade:
Painting: Trinity Griffin - 3rd place and Holly Rolader - Honorable Mention

Water Base: Claire Hardin - 2nd place and Trinity Griffin - 3rd place

Drawing Non-Color: Claire Hardin - 3rd place and Holly Rolader - Honorable Mention

Drawing Color: Holly Rolader - 3rd place and Claire Hardin - 2nd place

Mixed Media: Claire Hardin - 2nd place

Photography: Claire Hardin - Honorable Mention

10th - 12th Grade:
Water Base: Mary Whitten Samford - 1st place and Katherine Hardin - Honorable Mention

Printmaking: Abby Esco - 2nd place and Jillian Hornsby - 3rd place

Drawing Non-Color: Mary Whitten Samford - 2nd place and Madison James - Honorable Mention

Drawing - Color: Savannah McKelvey - Honorable Mention

3D: Katherine Hardin - 1st place

Mixed Media Photography: Ashleigh Oliver - Honorable Mention

Posted Tuesday, Apr 3, 2018 8:13:00 AM

Lee-Scott Academy held its annual Art Show on Wednesday, March 28, in Samford Gymnasium. The list of winners can be found HERE. Those students who placed 1st or 2nd will move on to the AISA District Art Show on Wednesday, April 18.


Posted Monday, Mar 26, 2018 2:34:00 PM

Dear Parent,

Please accept this communication as an organizational tool for Driver Education classes forming at Lee-Scott Academy for the summer of 2018. The summer session deadline is April 30.

Classes will be held the first three weeks of June one day a week for two hours per day. All classes will begin and end in the parking lot adjacent to the track at the rear of Lee-Scott Academy. Should you have a conflict with the summer schedule, please denote that on the form. I can work around conflicts with the summer schedule if I know before I create the summer schedule.

If your child needs to take Driver Education this summer, please take a moment to fill out and return the registration form for planning purposes. The fee per driver is $180.00 payable to Leisa Story. The fee does not need to be paid until the first day your child's class begins.

If you have questions, please feel free to contact me at (334) 444-6699 via text or email


Leisa Story

Posted Saturday, Mar 24, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Congratulations to the 2018-2019 Lee-Scott Academy Cheerleaders!

Varsity Cheerleaders -
Kenedi Cleveland
Emma Claire Davis
Olivia Dennis
Haley Harper
Caroline Heidt
Jordan Huguley
Carla Ingram
Rosemary Mann
Maddie McClendon
Mackenzie Meadows
Kaylie Patterson
Holly Rolader
Alli Scott
Georgia Smith
Wesley Williamson

Junior Varsity Cheerleaders -
Sarah Lanier Church
Emma Clay
Hallie Ennis
Payton Huguley
Caroline Key
Caroline Lindsey
Claire Lindsey
Margaret Lyle
Sarah Cosby Mann
Blair Pelham
Lizzie Crum Reaves
Ann Singleton
Sterling Tucker
Isabella White
Libby Williamson
Carlin Yarbrough

Go Warriors!

Posted Wednesday, Mar 7, 2018 7:05:25 AM
Lee-Scott Academy Family -

It is with heavy hearts that we notify you of the passing of our former lower school principal, Mrs. Nancy McLeod.

Visitation will be held in the Parlor at Frederick-Dean Funeral Home on Thursday, March 8, 2018 from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. Funeral service will be held on Friday, March 9 in the Sanctuary at Trinity United Methodist Church at 11:00 a.m. with the Reverend Earl Ballard officiating. Interment will follow at Garden Hills Cemetery.

Please keep her family in your thoughts and prayers during this time.

Posted Monday, Mar 5, 2018 8:11:51 AM

Click HERE to download the form to purchase ferns from the SGA. Deadline to order is Monday, March 19.

Posted Monday, Feb 26, 2018 1:27:46 PM
Lee-Scott Academy is pleased to announce that the "Teacher of the Year" awards for the 2017-2018 school year have been presented to lower school teacher, Mrs. Juli Clardy and upper school teacher, Mrs. Kelly Pate. The teacher of the year award is presented annually to the teacher in each division who is chosen by the SGA officer and their faculty peers. Congratulations to Mrs. Clardy and Mrs. Pate!

Photo (L to R): Margaret Aldridge, Mrs. Kelly Pate, Dr. Stan Cox, Mrs. Juli Clardy, and Garland Grace Welsh
Posted Wednesday, Feb 21, 2018 9:28:24 AM


"The more that you read, the more things that you will know. The more you learn, the more places you will go."

Monday, February 26 - Green Eggs and Ham Day
*Wear green*

Tuesday, February 27 - Fox in Sox Day
*Wear crazy socks*

Wednesday, February 28 - Wacky Wednesday
*Wear wacky clothes*

Thursday, March 1 - The Cat in the Hat Day
*Wear a hat*
Reading Fun in the Sun - bring a towel and sunglasses to sit outside and enjoy a good book.

Friday, March 2 - Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss!
*Dress like a superhero*
Reading is my super power! Read with a fellow superhero.

Posted Monday, Feb 12, 2018 8:00:00 PM

Dear Parents,

The PTO is excited about the addition of the "Warrior Gala" this year as our largest fundraiser to support Lee-Scott Academy! We hope you have saved-the-date and are planning to come out to a night full of great food, friends, auctions, entertainment and fun to raise money for our school. The gala will be at The Hotel at Auburn University on Saturday, April 14. Invitations will be mailed to each LSA family soon!

Table sponsorships are available now at two separate levels. The sponsorship levels are listed below. The sponsorship form can be downloaded HERE and returned with payment to the office:

$5,000 Level

· Table for 10 @ Front of Ballroom

· Signage and logo usage as sponsor at event and in program

· Dedicated social media posts as sponsor of event

· Recognition from Emcee at event

· Bottles of wine on table (in addition to drink tickets)

· Premium table gift for each attendee

· One complimentary room at hotel

$2,500 Level

· Table for 10 @ Middle of Ballroom

· Signage and logo usage as sponsor during event and in program

· Recognition from Emcee at event

· Premium table gift for each attendee

Business Advertisement in Program (List of Business Names)

$100 per business

Individual Tickets for Reserved Seating

$150 per person

If you would like to donate an item for the live or silent auction, or if you know businesses in our area that would like to be a part of this event, please download the acquisition form HERE and help us collect these items. Individual grades are working on themed baskets and the school is providing some "one-of-a-kind" LSA experiences to auction off the night of the event.

If you have any questions, please contact any of the PTO chairs below. We look forward to a night celebrating Lee-Scott Academy and our faculty, staff, and students who will benefit from this event!

Hilary MacIsaac

Kathleen Reams

Kim Spoor

Posted Monday, Feb 12, 2018 11:24:37 AM

The Anchor Club is selling t-shirts as a fundraiser to support their mission. Order forms can be downloaded HERE.

The first order deadline is February 21. Shirts will be delivered the week of March 5.

The second order deadline is March 7. Shirts will be delivered the week of March 19.

Posted Monday, Feb 12, 2018 9:09:32 AM

Resources from the LSA Parent Prayer Warrior Gathering -

Lee-Scott Academy Campus Prayer Map

Prayers for Your Daughter

Prayers for Your Son

Posted Monday, Feb 5, 2018 12:05:47 PM

Hello, LSA!

Spiritual Emphasis Week has been a tradition that can be traced back in our school history. This has been a week that focused on the spiritual growth of our students. Each year, students were exposed to a speaker and activities that were centered around a Biblical theme.

Wanting Lee-Scott Academy students to develop a Biblical Worldview, a week just didn't seem adequate. Therefore, our principals were asked to find ways to integrate the Bible into academics, extracurricular activities and social interaction.

Of course the foundation of "Spiritual Emphasis" is laid during structured Bible classes. Individual growth is developed as students start each day with morning devotions. During these devotions, students are encouraged to take what they have learned in God's Word and apply it to the choices they make each day.

Special events also play a role in developing a Biblical Worldview. We are purposeful about participating in activities that draw us close to Christ. The highlight of our year-long spiritual emphasis is the schedule of special events planned for February.

February 7: Upper School assembly with guest speaker Mike Lutzenkirchen

February 12: Coffee and Muffins with Parents - time for LSA parents to pray for our faculty/staff, Lower and Upper School students and parents. Parents may use the Campus Prayer Guide to pray for our school.

February 12 – 16: Campus Prayer Walk for Lower School Classes

February 21 – 23: Upper School students lead morning devotions for Lower School Classes

February 26 – March 2: Unity Prayer time for Lower and Upper Schools

Information about each of these activities will be shared the closer we get to each event.

Thank you in advance for your support in making each of these activities worthwhile and meaningful for the students.

Dr. Stan Cox

Head of School

Lower School Information

Upper School Information

Posted Thursday, Jan 25, 2018 12:21:01 PM

The form to register for the lower school dances can be downloaded from the website HERE. The deadline to register is Friday, January 26.

Posted Wednesday, Jan 24, 2018 12:30:29 PM
Registration information for the 2018-2019 school year is now available online! Click HERE to access the application process for new and returning families. If you have questions please contact Pat Limbaugh at
Posted Thursday, Jan 18, 2018 7:15:16 PM


*DANCE CAMP HAS BEEN POSTPONED AT THIS TIME! More information will be emailed to participants in the coming days on future plans.

*Basketball games vs. Springwood will be played on Saturday, January 20, at LSA.

2:00pm JV Girls
3:00pm JV Boys
4:00pm Varsity Girls
5:30pm Varsity Boys

Lower School Spirit Night activities will be moved to this day! Free popcorn, half-court shot contest, and cheering on the Warriors!

Senior student-athletes will be honored!

Admission is $7 per person and LSA students are admitted free.

Posted Thursday, Jan 18, 2018 5:19:11 PM

Due to the continued hazardous road conditions, Lee-Scott Academy will be CLOSED ‪on Friday, January 19.‬ All school activities have been canceled. Information on the reschedule of activities will be posted soon.

Students scheduled to participate in the AISA State Drama competition should check their email for information from Mrs. Oliver.

Please continue to stay warm and safe!

Posted Wednesday, Jan 17, 2018 1:59:50 PM

Due to the predicted temperatures and hazardous road conditions, Lee-Scott Academy will be CLOSED on Thursday, January 18.

Information about rescheduling the lower school dance camp and basketball games will be sent out later today.

The board meeting has been rescheduled for Wednesday, January 24.

LSA administrators will continue to work with Lee County Emergency Management Agency to determine the status for school opening on Friday, January 19. Please continue to watch the school's website, social media sites, and email for updates.

Stay safe and warm during this winter weather!

Posted Thursday, Jan 11, 2018 11:46:00 AM

Track and Field Team Members - The team store through BSN has now opened for you to purchase your track gear for the upcoming season! Please click on the link below and use the provided code to access the store. The store will close on January 25, 2018.

Access Code: warriors11

Access Code: warriors10

Posted Tuesday, Jan 9, 2018 8:55:00 AM

Click HERE for the 2018 JV Basketball State Bracket.

Posted Monday, Jan 8, 2018 1:09:32 PM

Click HERE for information and registration form for the upcoming ACT Workshop.

Posted Wednesday, Dec 13, 2017 3:21:31 PM

The LSA Warrior Dance Team will hold a camp for students in grades K - 8 during January! Click HERE to download the registration form.

Posted Friday, Dec 8, 2017 1:33:00 PM
Join Lee-Scott Academy baseball coaches for a Pee-Wee and Termite camp to be held in January and February 2018.

Click HERE to download the registration form and more camp info!
Posted Friday, Dec 8, 2017 9:24:00 AM

Due to weather concerns, Lee-Scott Academy has cancelled the ACT for Saturday, December 9th. The make-up date will be scheduled in January. The ACT will email all test takers with make-up information.

Posted Tuesday, Dec 5, 2017 3:38:07 PM

Join Lee-Scott Academy basketball coaches for a Christmas Basketball Camp to be held in Samford Gymnasium on Monday, December 18 and Tuesday, December 19.

Click HERE to download the registration form.

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