Weekly Review

Important information below!

NEW Early Dismissal Policy Enforcement

Baltimore City Public Schools does not allow ANY dismissal during the last 15 minutes of any school day. We will be enforcing this rule, effective IMMEDIATELY. This means that we will not allow any scholar to leave between 3:45pm and 4:00pm.

Thank you for your understanding and cooperation!

Upcoming Events

Friday June 10, 2016 Our Scholars are going to BIZTOWN! in the coming weeks, some of our lessons will be focused on preparing our girls for this unique experience. What is BizTown you ask? CLICK HERE to find out more!

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!

After School Coordinator


Teaching Fellows

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.

Our PTA has been doing a phenomenal job so far this year, planning events and fundraisers that have enhanced the community atmosphere here at LMJCS. We are looking for more participation as we go into the end of the year, especially in planning our end of the year gala! Men, we really need your input, too!

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!


Friday, June 17th, 2-3pm

900 Woodbourne Avenue

Baltimore, MD

Please take off early from work and join us for our Second Celebration of Learning! This is the time where we open the doors to the school and our SCHOLARS take over! They will be showcasing the research and work they have done in their second Expedition, "WHAT'S BUGGING YOU?"

There will be multi-media presentations, interactive and filled with information that our scholars have learned and researched and are excited to share! The event starts PROMPTLY at 2pm and will end promptly at 3pm. Please come on time so you can get the most of what our scholars have to say!

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

We are now recruiting for Scholar Ambassadors for the 2016-2017 School Year!

The Scholar Ambassador Program at LMCJS is looking to give all of our scholars a chance to apply for the honor of the position.

Requirements are:

  • 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. kristin.sparkman@lilliemay.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!

School Store

Our Next School Store Opening will be Thursday June 2, 2016. At this sale, we will be offering a discount on any uniform items that are from our previous uniform vendor. There will be very limited sizes included in this sale, we will be offering more skirts than any other article of clothing. Stay tuned later on this month on the sizes that will be included in the sale. FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED!

Newsletter Ads!

If you have a small business for which you would like to advertise in our NEW LMCJS Newsletter, NOW IS YOUR CHANCE! If you have a business from which our community can benefit, or if you have an upcoming event you would like to share with our community, the Newsletter is a great way to ensure that it's getting to a like-minded group of people who are driven to support each other and our community.

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.