Lilburn Middle School Newsletter - OCTOBER 2017

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Principal's Corner 10/25/2017

Greetings to All:

We would like to encourage you to complete the 2017-2018 RBES Parent Survey through the Parent Portal. You can find a link to the Parent Portal on the front page of the Lilburn Middle School website. All parents are encouraged to take this brief, confidential, computer survey Parents should complete only one survey, before date closing date of November 2, 2017. Thank you for completing this survey about Lilburn Middle School!

We are nearing the end of our first semester of school. Most importantly, we need our students to do all homework and review notes daily. Please check your child’s agenda book for homework assignments daily. Also, student grades and progress can be monitored through the Parent Portal. We would like to encourage you to sign-up for the parent portal. Students can monitor their grades, access online resources, and teacher course pages through their “My Student” login. We are encouraging all students to read at least 20-30 minutes per night and write short summaries about what they have read.

We would like to cordially invite you to attend our Family Technology Night on Thursday, November 2nd at 6:00PM. You will learn how to use various digital resources to support your child, access your child’s course pages, and parent portal. Please keep in mind that our fourth severe weather day will be a “Digital Learning Day”. On Digital Learning Days students will continue learning at home through accessing their teacher course pages. All students will be expected to complete the interactive learning activities and assignments listed on their teacher course pages.

It’s never too early to start preparing for the Georgia Milestones Assessments. To learn more about how to help your child improve their academic performance and how to prepare for the Georgia Milestones Assessments (GMAS), visit the Georgia Department of Education website at the link below to access valuable resources about the Georgia Milestone Assessments. Please have your child practice using the study guides for their grade level under the “Parent Resources” subtitle.


Just a reminder, students must have a signed agenda book in order to attend tutoring. Student’s attending tutoring (or other morning activities) can NOT be dropped-off at LMS prior to 8:00AM. All other students can’t be dropped-off until 8:50AM. When planning appointments (that require your child to be checked-out early), please try to schedule appoints closer to the beginning or end of the day. This will decrease the amount of instructional time that your child misses. Every day counts!

Please have a restful and enjoyable Halloween and Thanksgiving Break!

Yvette Arthur

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Remembering 3 Meadowcreek HS students...

The Meadowcreek Cluster is remembering the students who recently passed away. Your child may have known one or more of the students who tragically lost their lives, and they may need help coping with this loss. The information attached is designed to assist parents in supporting their children through the grieving process. The Lilburn Middle School Counseling Department is also here to support your child through the grieving process. Please reach out to your child's counselor should you need additional resources.

How Parents Can Help Children Cope with Loss and Death

Grief and Loss - Tips for Teachers and Parents

Books for Children Dealing with Loss

Picture RETAKE DAY is Coming!

Wednesday, Nov. 8th, 9-11am

4994 Lawrenceville Highway

Lilburn, GA

Retakes are only for students who missed the first Picture Day, and for those purchasing pictures. Students will pay for their picture orders on this day. If writing a check, it should be made out to LifeTouch.

LMS Media Center Spirit Wear Fundraiser Final Order

The next [and FINAL] order will be Friday, November 17, 2017. Please come by the Media Center for an order form and sizing information before this date.

Thanks for all your support!!

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Boy's Basketball Team

Jesus Gaudalupe ----------------------------------------Salazar Maison James

Dominique Morris --------------------------------------Jordan Jimenez Diaz

Marquez Harris -----------------------------------------Demarion Kimbrough

Elliot Ross ---------------------------------------------------Jaedyn Paige

Brenden Edwards --------------------------------------Alyziah Council

Jordan Edwards -----------------------------------------Omari Venable

Manager: Kofi Appeadu Sarpong

Girl's Basketball Team

Paula Elaigwu -----------------------------------------Diana Nguyen

Shakyrah Ragin ---------------------------------------Julissa Martinez

Ayana Manzo ------------------------------------------Morgan Fisher

Briana Antoine ----------------------------------------Sanai Watson

Tania Villatoro ----------------------------------------- Imani Gordon

Alternate: Nala Fisher

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Boys and Girls Intramural Sports are Ongoing

* Soccer *Basketball *Volleyball *Flag football *Baseball *Softball

All students in grades 6-8 are invited to learn the fundamentals of the sport, learn sportsmanship and teamwork, while improving health and fitness. All skill levels are welcome. Click on this link>>>>INTRAMURALS INFORMATION<<< to get to our webpage with more information, including consent forms and athletic wear order information.

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Band, Orchestra, and Chorus Performances...Coming Soon

  • Lilburn Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony on Saturday, November 18th: 7pm-9pm @ Lilburn City Hall -- LMS Chorus will be singing

In December...
  • BOC Winter Concert: 8th Grade on Tuesday, December 5th @ 6:30pm @ LMS cafeteria
  • BOC Winter Concert: 6th Grade on Tuesday, December 7th @ 6:30pm @ TBD
  • BOC Winter Concert: 7th Grade on Tuesday, December 12th @ 6:30pm @ LMS cafeteria
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Junior Leadership Corps Upcoming Events

  • Saturday, November 4th - Shiloh Raider Meet (County)
  • December 2nd - Lilburn Christmas Parade
  • December 8th - Christmas Carols @ Sunrise at Five Forks Nursing Home: 6:00-7:00 pm