THE LMS LOWDOWN

January 14, 2022

PRINCIPAL'S MESSAGE

I hope everyone had a safe and Happy New Year! Back here at LMS, we have been dealing with the impact of COVID and Omicron variant. We think we are seeing it starting to slow. The Board of Education updated our return plan last night and that will have impact on our quarantine times. Under the new plan, students testing positive will need to quarantine for ten days. However, close contacts who are symptom free will only need to quarantine for five days.


Another impact is sports and activities. Because we are in what is considered the "very high" or "red" zone, we have paused clubs, activities and sports. We hope to be able to resume these in the near future.

8TH GRADE NOMINEES

Every Year we have two county wide recognitions for our 8th grade students. The first is the Burlington County Principals and Supervisors Association 8th Grade Award. Each middle school in the county is asked to nominate a student who best represents the character of the school along with high academic standards, leadership qualities, and service to the school and community. The LMS nominee for the 21-22 school year is Ava M. Congratulations Ava!


The second award is the Burlington County 8th Grade Dialogue. This is held each spring and invites one student from each middle school to participate in a panel discussion. The students are asked questions about their experiences, thoughts and ideas on their educations, their dreams for the future and how they would improve the world and their communities. The LMS nominee is Lily D. Way to go Lily!

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ORDER A YEARBOOK

Starting Saturday, January 15th, the online cost is $32.00.

Herff Jones raised their prices as of 1/1/22

Personalization is $5.00 and due by Jan 25th.

The deadline to order a book is Feb 26th.

In-school orders are now being taken. The cost is $28.00. HERE is the form for on-line ordering. If you cannot print it out, then please put the info on paper along with payment.


2022 LMS Yearbook Order Form

2022 LMS Yearbook Order Form It’s not too late to reserve the 2022 LMS Yearbook! The yearbook is still available to purchase! The cost is $28 for this hard-bound, color keepsake. You have the option to pay the entire balance at this time, or you may pay a deposit (cash or check) of $14 by Friday, February 25th to be guaranteed a book in June


Online ordering is the safest way and ensures all info is correct and that payment is processed. Payments can be done via PayPal and in four easy installments. A check can be used by calling the company, Herff Jones, directly at 866-287-3096

Please visit the HJ website:

www.yearbookordercenter.com and use order number 4725.

Can’t remember if you placed an order? You can go to the website above and put in your name to check.

Questions??? please email Mrs. Hamlet jhamlet@lumberton.k12.nj.us

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NEW LUMBERTON LOGO

Lumberton Logo Winner Announced!

Over 750 of you have voted and our new mascot has been revealed. Please see the announcement video linked below with our winning design.


https://www.wevideo.com/view/2504468229

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VALENTINE'S DAY FLOWER GRAM SALE

The 8th grade STAR classes are hosting a fundraiser to benefit the Githens Center which is in Mt. Holly. Starting January 25th, Flower Grams will be sold during the lunch periods. The cost is $1.00, and a student may purchase as many as they would like. The flowers are artificial, and each will come with a note to be personalized by the buyer. They will be sold T-W-Th until 2/10. All Flower Grams will be delivered to Homerooms on Valentine's Day.

HOT AIR BALLOON??

Yesterday we saw a hot air balloon that looked like it was landing on the roof of LMS. Pretty cool site to see at dismissal
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RESOURCES FOR YOU AND YOUR CHILD

For this week, Becky Clark is sharing a wonderful article on how to connect with your preteen. There are some wonderful, practical tips in there.


Connecting With Your Preteen

NOTABLE DATES AND SPIRIT DAYS

Monday, January 17th - School Closed, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Friday, January 21st - Mismatch Day

Friday, January 28th - Crazy Hat Day

Friday, February 3th - Football Jersey Day