George M. Southard Elementary School

Pride in Our Past; Faith in Our Future

District Announcements

  • Health Notification

    Each year, to comply with New York State Public Health Law (PHL) § 613, licensed and registered day care programs, nursery schools, pre-K, kindergarten, school-age child-care programs, and public and non-public schools are required to post information about influenza (flu) and the benefits of flu vaccination at the start of flu season in early fall. Read more here - Health Notification

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  • COVID 19 Update: September 19, 2022
    The 2022-2023 school year opened with cautious optimism about the decreased COVID restrictions from CDC and New York State guidance. Read more here

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  • Superintendent of Schools Search 


    The Lockport City School District Board of Education is pleased to announce that it is commencing a search for the next Superintendent of Schools. For more information and ways you can contribute to the search process before September 18
    please click here


    Superintendent Search

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  • Columbus Day observed Monday, October 8th. No school in session.

    Columbus Day is Monday, October 10. No school in session.

    Columbus Day observed Monday, October 8th. No school in session.
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  • Open House Schedule

    Aaron Mossell Junior High School: Thursday, September 15


    Lockport High School West: Thursday, September 15


    Emmet Belknap Intermediate School: Tuesday, September 20


    Lockport High School: Tuesday, October 4

    For times, please check the district calendar.


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Mission Statement

  • We believe: All people can learn. Schools create conditions for success academically, socially, emotionally, physically, and aesthetically. Teaching and learning are the shared responsibilities of home, school, and the community. Our mission is to assure comprehensive learning for all so that each person will be a lifelong learner.