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February 16, 2018

No School on Monday, February 19 for President's Day!

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Snacks for State Testing

As the testing session approaches, we are looking for donations for testing snacks. We will be providing all testers with pretzels. Please bring all donations to the front office.

Survey for NPS

Norman Public Schools is committed to preparing and inspiring all students to achieve their full potential. Our core values of integrity, inclusiveness, collaboration, and optimism guide our work in building relationships and developing a sense of ownership within the entire community to improve student learning experiences.


As such, we want to hear your thoughts about Enrichment and Advanced Opportunities. Thank you for taking the time to share what is important to you.

LMS Booster Club will be meeting in the LMS library on February 27 @ 6pm.

Athletic Update

Spring Sports


Any student wishing to participate in a Spring sport must have a sports physical submitted and all digital forms completed on Rank One (https://normanpublic.rankonesport.com/New/Home.aspx) before they can participate in practice.


Slow-Pitch Softball (7th and 8th Grade) - Parent meeting Tuesday, Feb. 20th at 6 pm in the library. Practice starts Wednesday, Feb. 21st. Email Coach Cosme (tcosme@norman.k12.ok.us) or Coach Jones (jbradley@norman.k12.ok.us) for more information.



Track (6th-8th Grade) - Practice starts Wednesday, Feb. 21st. Email Coach Balkman (balkmana@norman.k12.ok.us) or Coach Meinke (stephaniem@norman.k12.ok.us) for more information.



Golf (7th and 8th Grade) - Practice starts Tuesday, Feb. 20th. Email Coach Campos (Boys Coach - benitoc@norman.k12.ok.us) or Coach McKinzie (Girls Coach - kmckinzie@norman.k12.ok.us) for more information.

Tennis (7th and 8th Grade) - Practice has already started but students can still show up to participate. Email Coach Kieffer (lkieffer@norman.k12.ok.us) for more information.

CASP moving to the gym

CASP will be moving to the gym now that basketball practices are over. The doors to the gym will be open beginning Tuesday.
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PTA Board Meeting @ February 22nd at 6:30 in the library.

Testing Proctors Needed!

Longfellow Middle School is looking for test proctors for the 2017- 2018 test season. As a proctor, you will monitor test sessions to ensure that they are administered correctly and that students are on task and following test session rules. All proctors must be 18 years of age and be approved by the Site Principal. If you can help or know someone who can, please fill out the google form. https://tinyurl.com/LMS2018Testing

Internet Services with Cox

If your family is in need of internet services and receives some sort of government assistance Cox will provide your internet services for $9.95. Please see the following link if you are interested.


https://www.cox.com/aboutus/connect2compete.html?sc_id=cr_dm_camp_z_c2c_vanity

Order your Yearbook

Yearbooks prices have changed to $40. To order your yearbook, visit http://www.jostens.com/apps/store/customer/1292944/Longfellow-Middle-School/ and select the yearbook package. See Mrs. Jones for more information jbradley@norman.k12.ok.us.

Lifelines Suicide Prevention 8th Grade Parents

You will receive a notification letter from the district regarding the required Lifelines Suicide Prevention guidance lesson Mrs. Whittle is teaching on the 21st February. The dates for this have changed. Mrs. Whittle will be teaching a preparing for High School guidance lesson on the 21st and Lifelines on March 28th in order to prepare students for high school pre-enrollment before Norman North comes to Longfellow to pre-enroll your student.

8th Grade Night at Longfellow- Save the Date

Norman North will be hosting an 8th-grade transition meeting at Longfellow on February 28 from 6:30 in the LMS auditorium.

Upcoming Events

February 19: No School for President's Day

February 20: All City Band Percussion only, Nancy O'Brian

February 27: LMS Booster Club Meeting, 6:00 pm library

February 28: 8th Grade Norman North Parent Meeting @ Longfellow, 6:30 pm

March 7: Norman North Incoming Freshman Course Fair

March 8: Norman North 8th Grade Pre-enrollment @ Longfellow

March 11: Book Fair for Longfellow Library

March 15: Parent Teacher Conferences 5-8 pm

March 16: Parent Teacher Conferences 8am- noon

March 16: Parent Teacher Conferences - No School for Students

March 19- 23: Spring Break

March 26: All City Band, Nancy O'Brian

March 27: All City Orchestra, Nancy O'Brian

April 2- 27: State Testing

April 5: All City Art Show, Nancy O'Brian

May 3: Spring Orientation for incoming 6th Graders, Longfellow MS @ 6:30 pm

May 8: Senior Receptions @ LMS *Tenative

May 10: Band Concert @ LMS

May 15: Choir Concert @ LMS

May 17: Orchestra Concert @ LMS


*Please check the Longfellow Middle School calendar for updates. http://www.norman.k12.ok.us/middle-school-longfellow/calendar