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.
We are reaching out to all LRMS parents to help coordinate supplies needed to help make the HOPE Games a success. In preparation for the HOPE Games on Friday, May 17, 2013, we are in need of certain items to be donated and others that we could borrow.
Please make sure any items (tents and coolers) are labeled with your last name and grade/track so we can properly return all items at the end of the day!
Here is the link If you are interested in helping with donations http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20F0E44AEAA2FA13-20131
If you have any questions please email Ms. Leslie Sniegowski. (email@example.com )
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
Important End-of-Year Information
It is 4th quarter already. Where has the school year gone? There are several important pieces of information to share with you. Please visit the Lufkin website frequently for updates.
Year-end Awards Programs
This year awards programs for students in grades 6 and 7 will be held by teams as follows:
*Track 6-1, May 31, 9:00 a.m. in Pod area
*Track 7-1, May 31, 10:45 a.m. in Pod area
*Track 6-3, June 28, 8:30 a.m. in cafeteria
*Track 6-4, June 28, 9:30 a.m. in cafeteria
*Track 7-3, June 28, 10:30 a.m. in cafeteria
*Track 7-4, June 28, 11:45 a.m. in Pod area
* Parents of students receiving awards will receive invitations.
The 8th grade (all tracks) will have their awards program on Friday, May 17, beginning at 6:00 p.m. The 8th grade dance will follow. Letters were sent home with 8th grade students in January and March.
Parents and students please note the guidelines for students and cell phones or other electronic devices during EOGs/EOCs as Stated in the North Carolina READY End-of-Grade Assessment Guide concerning cell phones and electronic devices during testing.
“The test administrator must ensure the following are completed on the day of testing before beginning the test administration:
Track 1 – Reading, Math and 8th Grade Science, May 14-16
Tracks 2-4 – Reading, Math and 8th Grade Science, June 11-13
Track 1 - May 23
Tracks 2-4 - June 20
MSLs(new this year) are state common exams for Science in grades 6-7 and Social Studies in grades 6-8
Track 1 – Social Studies - Friday, May 10 (all grades)
Track 1 - Science - Thursday, May 16 (grades 6 & 7)
Tracks 2, 3, & 4 - Science - Thursday, June 13 (grades 6 & 7)
Tracks 2, 3, & 4 – Social Studies - Friday, June 14 (all grades)
Athlete Recognition Banquet
Student Athlete Recognition will be held Wednesday, May 22 from 7:00-8:00 p.m. in the cafeteria. All LRMS school sports will be recognized at this time. The booster club will provide cake & cookies and drinks and the slide show.
Triangle Orthopedics is once again offering our Spring Sports Physicals for area student-athletes. This is a great opportunity to get all students participating in Fall sports taken care of before they leave campus for the summer.
May 1st (May 14th for TOA Erwin), 6:00-8:00pm
Physicals are offered for only $10! ALL proceeds go back to the schools and programs! Bring the physicals forms filled out and signed by a parent or guardian. Cash or check only and we will not be billing insurance for this event.
Thank you for your continued support of Lufkin Road Middle School! Go Lightning!
The athletic department at Holly Springs High School is planning a Meet the Coach Night at HSHS on May 16 from 6 to 7pm in our gym. Any students attending Holly Springs High School next year are welcome to attend.
Announcing the LRMS 2014 Spring Musical!
The 2014 Spring Musical this year is Into the Woods, Jr. by Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine.
Click Here for more information on next years performance and rehearsal schedule.
Or go to Students \ LRMS Spring Musical
LRMS Teacher Appreciation Week is May 6 – May 10. The PTA will be hosting a Staff Appreciation luncheon, and the PTA will be handing out treats each day that week to show our teachers our appreciation for all that they do for our students.
The PTA is also offering parents the option of ordering gift card(s) through Scrip for teachers which the PTA will order and deliver for you. If you do not wish to order a gift card, but would still like to do something on your own for Teacher Appreciation Week, we are asking families to please send in a note, card, flowers, candy, or other token of appreciation on Friday, May 10th. To keep things simple for families, we are asking for something to be sent in only on that FRIDAY. The PTA will do something for the staff every other day, in addition to the luncheon.
Gift Card Orders Due April 30th for T1, T2 & T4
(CLICK HERE FOR FORM)
The PTA has sent home an optional Scrip Order form for families who would like to order gift card(s) to be delivered by the PTA to their teacher(s) of choice on Friday, May 10th for Tracks 1, 2 & 4. Gift card options start at $5.00 and include retailers like Panera and Barnes and Noble. We will do a second Scrip order for Teacher Appreciation week for Track 3. There is no fee to buy card(s) through the PTA. If you would like to participate by ordering gift card(s), please turn in your order form with payment to your homeroom teacher by April 30th in an envelope marked “SCRIP.” You must pay for the cards when you place your order. Please make checks payable for the total amount to LRMS PTA. If your child did not bring home the order form, you can print it off here.
You do not have to pick up the cards! We will deliver them for you along with a note letting the teacher know who the card is from!