The Spark Newsletter

October 31, 2021

Student's Of The Week

A-Gl Student of the Week

The student of the week is Chloe Candela nominated by Ms. Dupre.

Go-O Student of the Week

The student of the week is Mark Macklin nominated by Ms. Middendorf.

P-Z Student of the Week

The student of the week is Ana Rico Fuentes nominated by Ms. Patel.

What to expect this week.

  • Front doors will open at 7:15am. First bell rings at 8:15am. when students arrive on campus, they will go to the Gym, until they are released to class.
  • Students who arrive after the 8:15am bell, will receive a Tardy. Unless they have arrived to school on a late bus.
  • October 31st - Deadline for Washington DC Registration
  • November 1st - Football Championship at Traylor Stadium B: 5:00p A: 6:30p

  • November 3rd - Picture Retakes - pick up form in the Front Office

  • November 5th - End of 2nd Six Weeks

Washington DC Trip - 8th Grade

Attention 8th graders and parents. Registration is now open for the 2022 Washington DC and Colonial Virginia trip. The dates of the trip are March 12 to 16, 2022. We will visit some amazing places and you will get to have fun with your friends!

Don’t miss this great trip!

phone number is 800-468-5899

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Morning Drop Off and Afternoon Pick Up

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Canvas Information

Did you know that LCISD has created a dedicated page that explains Canvas. This is where you can find details on how to log in, videos on how students and parents can utilize Canvas, how to create a parent login and find parent support.

Check it out!!!

Smart Tag Information

This past week, every student received their NEW Smart Tag.

SMART Tag Replacement: If a student has lost or misplaced their Smart Tag - please order a new one by clicking through this link?

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From Athletics - Basketball

David Perez - Boys Athletic Coordinator -

Nicole Smith - Girls Athletic Coordinator -

Football Practice & Schedules Available on the Athletics Website

Attendance for 2021-2022

Please review this year's Attendance Procedures for Leaman

Leaman's Attendance Page

  • Absences DO count forwards Exemptions for student's final exams.
  • Excused doctor's notes must be received within FIVE days of the absence

Final Exam Exemptions

Below are the guidelines for qualifying to receive exam exemptions.

For attendance - all medical notes are due within Five (5) days of the last date of absence.

Upcoming Events

November 1st - Football Championship Games

November 5th - End of 2nd Six Weeks

November 8-12th - Girls Basketball Tryouts

November 15-18th - Boys Basketball Tryouts

November 22th-26th - Thanksgiving Holiday

December 17th - Half Day - School Dismissal at 12:15pm

December 20th-31st - Winter Break

Leaman Jr High Admin Team

Michael Semmler - School Principal -

Karl Carlton - Assistant Principal -

Jimitra Granger - 7th Grade Assistant Principal -

Derek Getschow - 8th Grade Assistant Principal -

Leaman Jr High Counselor Team

Kevin Kracker (Alpha A - Gl) -

Anita Oliphant (Alpha Go - O)

LaToya Session (Alpha P - Z)

Sylvia Rodriguez - Counselor's Secretary / Registrar

Additional Information for Leaman Jr High