The last day for after-school activity bus transportation is Thursday, June 13th.
New Athletics Form
All students participating in middle school athletics must use the new updated form found under Students/Athletics.
Just a reminder that EOG testing will begin next week for students on Tracks 2, 3, & 4. The first test day will be Tuesday, June 11. Please make sure your student gets a good night's rest, has breakfast, and arrives to school on time as testing begins promptly each school day.
Students on Tracks 2, 3, & 4 can take advantage of free breakfast on Tuesday, June 11 and Wednesday, June 12 as part of the WCPSS initiative to ensure that students have a healthy, nutritious breakfast prior to testing.
DRESS CODE ALERT - It is spring and the weather is quite warm. Please help us by making sure that your student is following the school dress when choosing what he or she wears when coming to school each day.
Have a great week! Thank you for your continued support of Lufkin Road Middle School.
Year-end Awards Programs
Each year-end awards program for students in grades 6 and 7 will be held in the cafeteria on June 28th.
*Track 6-3, 8:30 a.m.
*Track 6-4, 9:30 a.m.
*Track 7-3, 10:30 a.m.
*Track 7-4, 11:45 a.m.
* Parents of students receiving awards will receive invitations.
Did you miss the deadline for online yearbook sales? There are a limited number of yearbooks available for purchase at this time. The price is $35, and you can turn in your payment to the front office. Make checks payable to LRMS. Buy now so you can receive your yearbook with your team! Contact your team leader or Ms. Anderson (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you are not sure if you bought one yet.
Please print and sign the above permission slip for the 8th Grade Dance and Awards ceremony Friday night.
N.C. Museum of Natural Sciences Launches Video Production/TV Program for Teens
The N.C. Museum of Natural Sciences is launching a new program for teens interested in video production and television. This program will enable teens to showcase their talents and skills in TV and multimedia broadcasting. Highly skilled professionals will instruct and mentor students in order to produce quality science-themed segments that will be available to the public. This multifaceted multimedia program will build students' skills in communication, teamwork, and networking while students gain real-world experience in production and broadcasting. Prior technical knowledge and skills are recommended but are not necessary.
Applications are due May 24. Please visit http://naturalsciences.org/programs-events/youth-science-programs#tv for application information. Teacher Recommendation forms and General Recommendation forms are also due by May 24. Contact Tamara.Poles@naturalsciences.org or call (919) 707-9277 for more information.
Our first round of year-end assessments begin this Friday, May 10 with MSLs in Social Studies for all Track 1 students, grades 6-8. EOG testing for Track 1 will begin the week of May 13. Track 1 students in grades 6 & 7 will take their Science MSL on Thursday, May 16. Please refer to the Lufkin website for testing dates for all tracks. We encourage students get a good night's sleep prior to testing and eat a nutritious breakfast before coming to school.
Friday, May 10 is our last early release day. Students will be dismissed at 12:15.
National Junior Honor Society Induction Ceremony will be Wednesday, May 8.
May 6-10 is Teacher Appreciation Week. Our PTA will be recognizing our dedicated teachers with an item Monday- Thursday and honor them with a luncheon on Friday, May 10.
School Nutrition Employee Week is May 6-10. Lufkin's cafeteria staff works hard every day to ensure that nutritious items are available for our students and staff and they do so with pride and joy.
Wednesday, May 8 is School Nurse Day. Thank you to these wonderful individuals!
On Thursday, May 9, Lufkin Road Middle School teacher, Jennie Jones, Healthful Living/PE Department will be recognized at the WCPSS Teacher of the Year (TOY) Banquet. Ms. Jones was selected as the TOY for Lufkin Road earlier this year by her peers. We congratulate her on this honor!
Friday, May 17 is the 8th Grade Awards Program and Dance. Festivities begin at 6:00 p.m.; students should report to school by 5:30 p.m. Friday, May 17 Lufkin will hold the HOPE Games for the 2nd year. This is a wonderful event. We are proud of our students for supporting this great cause. Volunteers are still needed.
Apex HS Football Information Night - Wednesday, May 8th, 6:30pm
Apex HS Main Gym
Topics: Summer Calendar, Eligibility, Summer Workouts, Weight Lifting, Physicals
Golden Hawks Basketball Camp – Holly Springs High (Ages 5-14) June 24 – June28