Lilburn Middle School Newsletter SEPT/OCT: 2016-2017

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Principal's Corner 10/14/2016

Greetings to All:

It’s not too late! We want to hear from you! The AdvancED survey will provide you with an opportunity to share your opinions about our school. You can access the survey by clicking on the web address (or live link) >>> https://goo.gl/zjzA13.

It’s hard to believe that our students have completed a quarter of the school year. This is a critical time for our students in that they must make sure that all missing assignments have been turned in and that they are on the path towards academic excellence. In an effort to provide optimal learning opportunities for students, we ask that you limit student check-outs to emergencies and medical appointments only. We truly need our students to be present for learning. In addition, we are encouraging all students to read at least 20-30 minutes per night and write short summaries about what they have read. 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.

Our eighth grade students will be taking the Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test 8/9 (PSAT) on Wednesday, October 26th. Click on the attached link to learn more about the PSAT Click for >>> PSAT 8/9 Information for Parents. To learn more about how to help your child improve their academic performance and how to prepare for the Georgia Milestones Assessments, please attend our Principal Meet and Chat scheduled for Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at 6:00PM at Salem Missionary Baptist Church. Information about this event will come home in your child’s Wednesday Folder.

Please join us on Wednesday, October 19, 2016 at 6:00PM for our “LMS Pizza and Survey Night”. We want to hear from you about how we can improve. Please join us for an evening of completing the AdvancED survey and pizza.

Congratulations to our returning members of the Lilburn Middle Local School Council Members (Mr. Jason Onwubiko, Mr. Muaz Ataalsid, and Mrs. Debbie Torp)! They were recently elected to serve an additional term. Our next Local School Council meeting will be Tuesday, November 15, 2016 at 5:30PM in the LMS Parent Center.

We would like to encourage you to vote on Tuesday, November 8, 2016! You can register to vote at Lilburn Middle School.

Thanks for all that you do!

Yvette Arthur