The Spark Newsletter

March 20, 2022

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.
  • March 21st - 23rd - Tennis Tryouts

  • March 23rd before 3:40pm - ALL cheer packets due - No Exceptions!!


A-Gl Student of the Week

The student of the week is Rosalyn Andino nominated by Mrs. Stricker.


Rosalyn is such a sweet and hardworking student. She is always helpful! – Amy Stricker

Go-O Student of the Week

The student of the week is Dinah Kelley nominated by Mrs. Dubey.


Dinah is a dedicated student and always comes into class with a smile on her face. She puts 100% effort in all of her work.

P-Z Student of the Week

The student of the week is Aleana Tennis nominated by Brittany Penrice.


"Aleana has shown remarkable responsibility in completing all her assignments and helping the teacher and other classmates. She has really grown and should be acknowledged. "

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Attention 7th graders: Now is the time to register for the 2023 Washington DC and New York City Trip!

Attention 7th graders: Now is the time to register for the 2023 Washington DC and New York City Trip! The dates of the trip will be March 10-14, 2023.

Don’t miss this trip of a lifetime. We will visit Times Square, Central Park, see a Broadway show and an NBA game, the Smithsonian Museums, the White House, and so much more! We will even eat some of the best New York Pizza! Please see the attached trip registration sheet for more information. If you have any questions, please see Coach Walters. You can also email him at

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Order Your School Yearbook

Look for Leaman under "Shop my School"

Did you know....

that LCISD has Bullying, School Safety and Crisis Resources available to our community? Click the link to view this information:

PBIS Donations

Parents if you are interested in donating to the PBIS school store the following list is a great start. We accept all donations both monetary and items.

We are excited to announce that H-E-B is a proud sponsor of the PBIS Store at Leaman.

If your company would like to sponsor the store, please contact Mr. Kracker for more information.

Parents, your donations are helping to build and shape the character of all students at Leaman, we are looking for donations of every kind and every amount, please consider donating today. Look at what your donations have started, we are so thankful of you all!

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Who is going the extra mile for you?

Who is going the extra mile for you?

•Think for a moment about the amazing staff at Leaman. Who is working hard for students? Nominate a teacher or staff member that you would like to recognize for their hard work in the Be the One survey.

•Each week the results will be gathered. They will then be shared with staff members during Tuesday department meetings or Wednesday staff meetings.

❤Thanks for sharing the love ❤

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Federal Report Cards

Leaman Junior High School is sharing the below information about the district and your child’s campus with you as part of its obligations under the federal Every Student Succeeds Act of 2015 (ESSA).

Federal Report Cards for the state, the district, and each of the district’s campuses are now available on the district’s website at this link: or are also available on the Texas Education Agency’s website at: A detailed description of these reports is enclosed.

If you have difficulty accessing the information from the website, hard copies of the reports can be requested from the district or campus office. If you have questions about the information, please contact Leaman Junior High School at 832-223-5200 or the Lamar CISD Research, Assessment, & Accountability Office at 832-223-0138.

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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Attendance for 2021-2022

Please review this year's Attendance Procedures for Leaman

Leaman's Attendance Page

  • All notes must be received within FIVE days of the absence

Upcoming Events

April 6th - Cheer Tryouts - arrive at Leaman Gym by 6:15pm

April 15th - Staff and Student Holiday

May 3rd - Algebra EOC Test

May 5th & 6th - Testing Days - Closed Campus

May 10-12th - STAAR Testing - Closed Campus

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 - L) -

LaToya Session (Alpha M - Z)

Sylvia Rodriguez - Counselor's Secretary / Registrar

Additional Information for Leaman Jr High