LMS Parent Newsletter
May 16-20, 2022
A big thank you to our students and staff for working together to make our Milestones testing go smoothly. Our testing coordinator and counselor Mrs. Barnes did an amazing job coaching us through the entire process. If your child was absent during one of the testing sessions, please know that we will be pulling students the rest of this week to complete their testing. We look forward to seeing all of the progress we made this year.
Also, as we wrap up the year, please keep a few things in mind:
- Daily attendance is so important as we review for final exams. Minimize check-outs or late arrivals to school.
- Keep in contact with your child's teacher, if your child is failing two or more subjects for the year. Summer School phone calls will be made following final exams.
- Pick up any medications from the nurse as we get closer to the final days of school
- Plan to attend our awards ceremony on Thursday, May 26th. You should have received a personal invitation in the mail should your child receive a specific award. Times include: 7th grade- 8:30am, 6th grade- 11:05am, 8th grade- 2:00pm
As always, we would like to thank you for sending your child to us each week. We are dedicated to our mission of Learning, Motivating, and Serving our Timberwolves.
Have a great week!
*Make-up Georgia Milestones testing (all week)
Monday- May 16, 2022
- After-school Remediation and Grade Repair
Tuesday- May 17, 2022
- Salt and Light (7:30-8:00am)
- Environmental Club (3:45-4:30pm)
- After-school Remediation and Grade Repair
Wednesday- May 18, 2022
- BETA Club Induction (9:00-10:00am)
- After-school Remediation and Grade Repair
Thursday- May 19, 2022
- Social Studies 4th Nine Weeks Final Exam
- Davinci's Art Club (3:45-4:30pm)
Friday- May 20, 2022
- Honors Band
- 8th Grade Dance (It's a Garden Party!) (6:30-9:00pm)
5/20-5/21 County Honor Band @ Nixon Center
5/23 ELA 4th Nine Weeks Exam
5/24 Math 4th Nine Weeks Exam
5/25 Science 4th Nine Weeks Exam
5/26 Awards Program (May 26, 2022-All day during Connections)
Georgia Milestones Basket Drawings
Chorus Spring Musical Performance
From the Nurse
A Note From the Nurse
If your child has medication in the clinic, I have sent letters home with your student to ask if you will pick it up or if it should be destroyed.
I will be here daily until 3:45 for medications to be picked up. If you need to make special arrangements, please call me at school, 770-251-1547.
If I do not hear from you or receive instructions by Friday 5/27/22, all remaining medications will be destroyed.
Please remember we cannot send medications home on the bus.
Thank you and Happy Almost Summer!
Meta Thompson, RN
8th Grade Dance Theme- It's A Garden Party!
8th Grade Dance is May 20th!
Date: Friday, May 20, 2022
Time: 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Contest for Best Dressed
Dinner/Dessert/Tea, Lemonade, Water
DJ will provide music
On-site photographer (Photo Included)
Additional Photos- $5.00 each
Student dress code: “Sunday Best”
Dress conservatively- no skin exposed on mid-drift, or low back
Straps preferred, wide or spaghetti okay… if strapless, must have accompanying shawl
Must be appropriate length--- no mini’s.
Dress conservatively- dress slacks, button down shirt with tie and nice shoes required.
Suit is optional, but shirts are to be tucked in during the dance… no low riding pants or exposed undergarments.
Failure to comply with dress code will result in being sent home!
Outdoor Classroom Donations Needed
As we have continued making improvements on our greenhouse, we are excited about making this area of our campus an outdoor classroom for our students. Our vision is to create groups of four Adirondack chairs in different areas of the landscape around the greenhouse. We are looking for donations of Adirondack chairs to make this happen. We have priced them at Lowe's at $27.98 per chair. Currently, they are in stock and in a variety of colors: red, light blue, blue, and gray. We appreciate any assistance you can provide to make this vision a reality for our school.
Creative Scholars Program
We are still accepting applications for our 2022 Creative Scholars Program (CSP), a two-week, residential, academic summer camp on campus at UGA.
The CSP is a truly one-of-a-kind experience...what are some of the benefits of our program?
- Creative Scholars have the opportunity to deeply explore UGA campus life, meet other like-minded students, create lifelong mentorship relationships, and dive into their passions!
- Our courses are innovative, interdisciplinary, and project-based.
- Our instructors are trained to use research-driven, creative strategies in the classroom.
- Our application focuses on leadership and motivation rather than just academic achievement as an indicator of "best fit" for CSP.
Please see the attached flier for course information, costs, and deadlines, and use this link for course descriptions, schedules, and directions to the application portal: CSP Information and Application.
We would love for you to forward this email, the attached flier, and/or post the flier to students and families who you think would love an opportunity to be a part of this unforgettable summer experience!
For any questions concerning the Creative Scholars Program, please email Dr. Desiree Sharpe, firstname.lastname@example.org.
UGA Torrance Center
7th Annual Keris Kares Royal Run- May 21, 2022
Keris was a proud kindergarten graduate of Newnan Crossing Elementary School. She was a vibrant and faithful child who bravely battled a rare form of pediatric brain cancer, Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma (DIPG), from the age of 4 until she transitioned at 6. Our driving motivation is to pay it forward and bless other families the same way the community blessed Keris. Funds from this event help fund the Keris Kares for the Arts program which provides art supplies for elementary school art teachers.
We’d love to see your faculty and students come out and support Keris’ legacy! This event has been approved by the Board of Education to share.
**The schools with the most Royal Run Newnan registrations will receive a $500 Gift Card from Academy Sports and Donuts from Heirloom Bakery & Co.! Their Donut Drop Rapid Response Truck will deliver to the school! **
Please sign up today with the customized link for your school and help us to FIGHT LIKE A KID!
If you’d like to join this Team SignUp, click the link below.
Save the Date! May 26th- Honors Program
- 7th grade- 8:30-10:00am
- 6th grade- 11:05-12:35pm
- 8th grade- 2:00-3:25pm
** Tickets are sold at the home games for $5.00.
** Concessions will be sold at all home games.
2022 Season Soccer Information
Boys' Soccer Coach - Grant Williams : email@example.com
Girls' Soccer Coach - Christopher O'Rourke: firstname.lastname@example.org
If you are a rising 7th or 8th grader interested in playing soccer, please sign up with either Mr. Williams or Mr. O'Rourke.
Boys’ and girls’ soccer sign-ups will take place May 16 - 24 with Mr. Williams and Mr. O’Rourke, on 7th grade hall, each morning during homeroom.
You must have a current physical on file before you can participate in any workouts or practices, and you must be academically eligible.
Also, there will be a girls' soccer meeting, with Mr. O'Rourke, in room 409 from 4:00-4:30 on May 18.
Athletic Requirements and Eligibility
All seventh and eighth grade students interested in trying out for athletic teams must have a completed physical on file at Lee Middle School. All students must also be passing 5 out of 6 classes.
Here is the link for physicals-click here.
PTSO (LMS FamLee Den)
We had a great start to supporting our Timberwolves during the 2022-2023 school year. Attached is our end of year report. Thank you for supporting Lee Middle School and if you are interested in serving in a leadership capacity for next year, please contact Mr. Kemp, the principal at 770-251-1547 or by email at email@example.com. Thank you and Go Timberwolves!
LMS PTSO Parent Representative
Opens 9AM -5PM
Morning Car Riders:
- Parents may drop students off at the FRONT of the school, beginning at 7:30am.
Afternoon Car Riders:
- Dismissal begins at 3:25pm
- Please wait in your car and follow staff instructions for loading.
- Once students have been dismissed to the car loading zone, staff will direct traffic (two car lanes)
- Parents CANNOT pick up students in the middle parking lot between Lee and Willis Rd.
- Please encourage your student to pay attention to the car line and where you are located. If your student has not entered the car by the time the line is dismissed, you will need to pull around the circle again.
- Bus riders MUST wear a mask on the school bus. Please ensure your child has a mask each day.
- If you are unsure of your child's bus or pick-up time, please contact Transportation at 770-251-1547 or review the Coweta County Transportation Website
- Please review the Frequently Asked Questions
- To receive updates regarding afternoon bus information, sign up for our Bus REMIND: Text @9FA6HB to 81010
- Please click HERE to review bus rules with your child. Some gentle reminders- Students are not allowed to eat on the bus or play loud music. They should sit in their seat and face forward.
- If a student needs to ride a bus other than the assigned bus, the student must bring a note from the parent/guardian with a telephone number for verification. Once verified, these request are honored if space allows. Transportation notes will be accepted in the form of a written letter, an email, or by fax.
- Students do not need a transportation note to change from a car to bus or vice versa on a given day. Notes are only needed if a a student is riding a bus that is not their regular assigned bus (for example, going home with a friend on a different bus)
School Clinic and Medication
- A school nurse or designee may administer medication provided all of the requirements are met.
- All medicine shall be in its original labeled container or prescription bottle.
- Written instructions for prescription medication must be from a doctor or physician's assistant authorized to prescribe medicine. How to administer, amount to be administered, time to be administered, must be shown.
- A written request by the parent or guardian must be made to the school nurse to administer any medication.
- Please contact the school nurse at 770-251-1547 if you have any questions.