In an effort to keep Wildcat parents in the loop, LMS will be including you in the weekly email updates that Mrs. Nester sends to students. This email will typically cover the schedule along with important happenings for the week. LMS is so lucky to have the best parent support around, and we want to do our part to help you feel part of the team!
This week will be ABCAB with a normal ATL schedule. We have lots of exciting stuff happening!
Monday, February 5
-1st Round PAC BB tournament – LMS Girls v. Sandhills Middle at LMS at 6pm
-1st Round PAC BB tournament – LMS Boys at Fulmer Middle at 6pm
Tuesday, February 6
–PSAT Parent Night in the Theatre at 6pm-This is an informational meeting about score interpretation for parents of 8th grade students who took the PSAT. Parents should have received an invitation letter in the mail from Mrs. Peterson. Please contact Mrs. Peterson at email@example.com with questions.
Thursday, February 8
–Chick-fil-a biscuit sales at drop off
–LHS Football coach coming to talk with 8th graders going to LHS next year at 10am in the Cafeteria. Please contact Mr. Sheley at firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
–2nd Round PAC Basketball Tournament – TBA (Girls and Boys)
Friday, February 9
–7th and 8th grade Musical Theatre field trip to Greenville after school. Students who have signed up will be dismissed a bit early to catch the bus.
Celebrations and Information:
Take a few minutes to check out the Cat Coders video linked here. This really does a great job of highlighting the Robotics’ Team season!
Check out the Newsletter here.
Parents of 8th graders-LMS will hold our 8th Grade Completion Ceremony on May 23rd. As part of this ceremony, we would like to celebrate our Wildcats in a special way. We will be presenting a slide show depicting how our Wildcats have transformed over the years. To do this, we need the parents of each 8th grader to email or bring in a baby, toddler, or kindergarten picture of your child by March 2. Check out the letter linked here for details!
Have wonderful week!
Hello Wildcats and Wildcat Parents,
Here are a few items of interest:
Friday, February 2 is National Groundhog Job Shadowing Day. Seventh and eighth graders are able to shadow a relative or family member off campus. Sixth graders have the opportunity to participate in Bring your Parents to Lunch Day and invite a parent or relative to eat lunch with them, learn about the adult’s career and make important connections! If you still need to turn in the permission form, you can find it here.
This year Relay for Life will be held on May 18th at Lexington High School. To show support in the fight against cancer, please consider purchasing a t-shirt. Students received order forms through their school email, but parents can click on the order form link and order shirts for the whole family!
8th grade Individual Graduation Plans (IGPs) are well under way! If you have any questions or still need to sign up for your eighth grade student’s IGP, please contact the school counseling office.
Have a wonderful evening!
Here are some important dates and items of information:
Tomorrow, January 12 is a half day with students dismissing at 12:00. Lunches will not be served.
Monday, January 15 is a holiday with no school for staff or students.
Tuesday, January 16 is the beginning of second semester. Job shadowing forms from seventh and eighth grade students are also due on this day.
Our LMS PTO would like to make you aware of opportunities to put your time and talents to great use. There are a number of positions still available in the areas of hospitality, fundraising, spirit wear and more. You can find all open positions for the 2018-19 school year on the LMS Website. Please contact the PTO President, Jenny Burkholder at email@example.com if you are interested in serving in any of the open positions. We also hope to see everyone at the next LMS PTO meeting on Wednesday, February 7 at 8:15.
Have a great long weekend and enjoy this time to rest and recharge!
Happy New Year, Wildcats!
We can’t wait to hear about the fun you had and the memories you made over break! Hopefully, you also had the opportunity to rest and recharge!
We hope you enjoy the last day of break tomorrow as students return on Thursday, January 4.
We have lots going on in January so mark your calendars with these important dates and events:
Our LMS PTO will hold its regular meeting on Wednesday January 10 at 8:15 A.M. All parents are invited to attend. There are so many ways to contribute so come and see how your interests and talents can benefit LMS!
We invite all of our Wildcats and parents to come see our dance students perform in the LMS Theatre on January 11th at 6pm. This show is free to all!
The second nine weeks and first semester end on Friday, January 12. Friday, January 12 is a half day with students dismissing at noon, and Monday, January 15 is a holiday with no school. Report cards will be distributed on Friday, January 19.
As we get rolling in the new year, I want to take this opportunity to urge all students and parents to exercise safety and patience in the car lines, especially at dismissal when we have over 950 students moving in high traffic areas. Safety is our top priority at LMS, and we thank you for your part in keeping all of our Wildcat family members safe!
We can’t wait to see your smiling faces bright and early on Thursday morning!
Hello, Wildcats and Wildcat parents!
We hope you have had a restful weekend! Here are a few important dates and items of information for you!
Winter Break: Thursday, December 21 marks the beginning of our Winter Break and the opportunity to celebrate special time with friends and family and recharge for the new year! Students will return to school on January 4, 2018!
Grading Period: Our 2nd nine weeks and 1st semester do not end until January 12, 2018 so when we return from break, students should continue to focus on the academic goals they set for this grading period. January 12 is a half day, and students will be dismissed at 12:00 on that day.
LMS Spirit Wear: As a reminder from our LMS PTO, there is still plenty of Wildcat spirit wear available in the main office for all your shopping needs! Be sure to support your PTO with items like pop sockets, magnets, water bottles and shirts! Keep up with all our events with a school calendar for sale as well.
Our LMS faculty and staff sends warm holiday wishes to all of our Wildcat families! See you in the New Year!
We hope you are having a wonderful evening.
LMS Giving Tree: LMS is excited to announce that we are partnering with the Nancy K. Perry Children’s Shelter this holiday season. The shelter provides a safe place for children all around Lexington County in a home environment filled with love, kindness, and gentle guidance. A Giving Tree with gift tags listing items of need is placed in the Lexington Middle main office. If you would like to participate, please stop by the LMS main office to pick up a tag. All Giving Tree items should be returned to LMS by December 13.
LMS PTO Fundraiser: On behalf of our LMS PTO, they would like to thank each of you for your participation in the fall fundraiser! Together, LMS PTO profited over $14,000 to put back into LMS! You can access the 2016-2017 and 2017-2018 Annual Reports through our LMS webpage to see how these profits benefit our students and their learning experiences. LMS PTO truly appreciates the efforts of our students and parents!
Thanksgiving Break: A reminder that our Thanksgiving Break begins Wednesday, November 22. We return to school on November 27.
We are thankful for our Wildcat Family and wish each of you a Happy Thanksgiving!
We hope you are staying warm.
We want to keep you in the loop about some special events happening this month and next so you can put them on your calendar:
- The Orchestra concert is tomorrow, November 16 at 6pm. The Wild Wild West Book Fair Family Night is also happening then from 4pm to 7pm. Families should stop by to wrangle up some books before moseying down to see our Orchestra Wildcats in concert.
- Our basketball regular season tips off on November 27 with our first home game.
- Our Musical Theatre Wildcats will put on Little Mermaid Jr. on December 7, 8, and 9.
- Our Band Wildcats will perform on December 12.
- Our Chorus Wildcats will perform on December 14.
We are so excited about the many opportunities we have to celebrate our students at LMS!
LMS spirit wear is in! We have sweatshirts, t-shirts, water bottles, magnets and pop sockets available for purchase in the main office. Also, check out the LMS PTO Facebook page.
Our Thanksgiving Break begins Wednesday, November 22. We return to school on November 27.
We are so thankful for all of you who make up our Wildcat family!
We wish you a restful holiday filled with friends, family and fun!
We hope you have had a great weekend and enjoyed that extra hour of sleep! We wanted to take this opportunity to make you aware of some important dates and happenings this week.
The PTO Fundraiser Pickup is this Wednesday, November 8th. Parents of students who sold over 6 items should plan to pick the items up from 2:30 – 6:00 in the LMS Theatre. Students who sold 6 items or less will be called to the cafeteria prior to dismissal to pick up their items and take them home with them.
Our Wild Wild West Book Fair kicks off this Thursday, November 9th! Come lasso a few books and enjoy Family Night on Thursday, November 16th. The fair will be open from 4:00 – 7:00 that evening for families to visit.
On November 10th, at 8:00am we will hold our annual Veteran’s Day Ceremony. We extend a special invitation to Wildcat parents, grandparents, and other family members who have served our country through service in the armed forces. Please join us for this very special ceremony to honor our nation’s veterans. Visitors should sign in at the front office and your student will be called to walk you to the theatre.
Also, take a few moments to check out our LMS newsletter!
We hope you are having a great evening!
Today report cards came home with lots of other important items. Please ask your Wildcat to share those items with you and take a few minutes to review the materials together. This is a great opportunity to talk with your student about his or her progress so far and discuss goals for the year. Our students continue to amaze us with their commitment to learning and growing!
On Thursday, November 9 we kick off our Wild Wild West Book Fair! You will be able to wrangle up some books until Thursday, November 16 from 7:30 – 4:00. Students will receive flyers and more information next week from their ELA teachers. Family Night is Thursday, November 16. The fair will be open from 4:00 – 7:00 for families to visit. Feel free to drop by, purchase some great books and then mosey on down to the theater to hear our orchestra perform.
On November 10, at 8:00am we will hold our annual Veteran’s Day Celebration here at Lexington Middle School. We extend a special invitation to Wildcat parents, grandparents, and other family members who have served our country through service in the armed forces. Please join us for this very special program as we honor our nation’s veterans. Visitors should sign in at the front office and your student will be called to walk you to the theatre.
Have a great rest of the week!