Important information below!
Tuesday was Staff Appreciation day!
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Sunday, 5/16/16 11:30am-12:30pm PTA Raffle Basket Making! (Bring all of the donations you have gotten and anything you want to contribute. We are aiming to have enough materials to make 10 baskets! Help us meet that goal!
Tuesday 5/17/16 12pm- Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake comes to LMCJS!
The Mayor is going to speak about the importance studying and working hard and making good choices. She will also be talking about summer reading. At the end of the program the girls will be getting their summer reading book, “Rules” which was purchased for them by Christ Child’s Society. In addition, Christ Child Society is going to be providing each scholar the choice of and additional book as part of a challenge to our scholars to be a “book ambassador” where they read a book to a family member.
Wednesday 5/18/16 SCHOLAR LED CONFERENCES! 100% Participation is our GOAL!
Friday 5/20/16- Mother/Daughter Paint Night!!! 4:30 games for scholars, 5:30 Dinner, 6:30 Paint Time! $5 per person.
Mother/Daughter Paint Night!
Confirmation Slip DUE Tuesday April 17, 2016!! No exceptions.
Moms! If you are looking for a night out with your scholar, enjoying dinner with Pizza, Salad, fresh fruits and veggies, Paint Night is for you! We will be keeping the scholars entertained after school by playing games from 4:30-5:30pm to allow our mothers to get here from work. From 5:30-6:30pm we will bee serving dinner in the cafeteria. At 6:30- Paint Night begins!
Our very own Art Teacher, Ms. Williams will be leading the paint night session, where we will be painting a Spring Scene. All materials are included in your admission price of $5 per person. Finally, at the end of the night, there will be a raffle to give away mother/daughter baskets! Every person entering will receive a raffle ticket- drawing will be held at the end of the night, you must be present to win!
Summer Opportunities for our Scholars!
Here's a link to the Vity of Baltimore's Summer Camp/Programs available. Many are free, some of which have a fee. If your scholar is into it- there's a camp for it!
Lillie May is Hiring!
Go to our website, lilliemay.org and hover over Contact Us to reveal the Prospective Teachers Link or Click Here for more information! We all know someone in our lives that would be perfect to join our Crew, on a mission to mold young minds for the better.
PTA needs YOU! Our next meeting will be Tuesday 5/24/16 from 5:30-6:30pm.
LMCJS STAFF- If you would like to be a part of the PTA, come see what it's all about! We need more T's in the PTA. Meetings are only once a month. Thank you for your consideration!
State Testing Continues (PARCC)
We are now recruiting for Scholar Ambassadors for the 2016-2017 School Year!
- Fill out an application
- Get a letter of recommendation from an adult (not your parent!)
- Write an essay about why you want to be an ambassador and what you can bring to the table (site examples of times you were your sister's keeper, or any time outside of school where you have had a leadership position or how you desire to be a leader and the SA program and teach you how, etc.)
- Interview with Mrs. Sparkman and Ms. Lester
Additional Consideration will be given to:
- Attendance (tardys and unexcused absences)
- Uniform Infractions
- Habits of Mind Grade
- Negative Jumprope Comments
- Missing Assignments
- Overall Grades (must have an average of all grades 2.3 or better!)
Please work with your scholar to ensure she is submitting her best work! If you have any questions about the process, please feel free to email me. firstname.lastname@example.org
Greening of LMCJS
Ms. Doran and Mrs. Sparkman are working together to form a comprehensive plan to help LMCJS to reduce waste and teach our scholars the value of preserving our planet and its VERY limited resources.
Please stay tuned as your scholars come home with new initiative and plans to implement a plan of their own at home. Let's support them in their efforts to be an active citizen!
Ad Space is available on a first come, first served basis and will be limited to 3 ads per Newsletter. Contact Mrs. Sparkman for more information.