Lee Middle School eNews

December 7, 2015

Holiday Harmony

December at Lee means musical concerts!


Beginning Band

Boys Gym

7:00 pm


Choir Concert

Southland Baptist Church

6:30 pm


Band Concert - Symphonic Band, Honor Winds, and Jazz Band

CHS Sarah Bernhardt Theatre

7:00 pm


Orchestra Concert

Lee Cafeteria

6:30 pm

Please check out the announcements in this week's eNews including messages from the PTO, Stu Co, NJHS, and even more.

Don't Forget

Concerts this week (see above).

Candy Grams are sold December 7-11 in all classes. Please find the details below.

Pennies for Pasta is sponsored by Lee's Stu Co. More information is in the eNews below.

Clear up cafeteria charges ASAP, please.

Look for lost items on the cafeteria stage. All items will be donated to Rust Street Ministries on December 18.

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Candy Gram Flyer

Candy grams are on sale December 7-11, and will be distributed on December 17 and 18.


Candy Grams from Parents

Parents may also purchase candy grams for students in the front office.
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A message from Mrs. Sanchez:

Cafeteria charges should have been cleared by December 1. Students will not be allowed to buy anything in the snack bar if they have any amount of cafeteria charges.


Students – the lost and found pile in the cafeteria is growing. There are backpacks, lunch boxes, shoes, and many jackets in it. If you have lost anything, please go check the pile. All items will be bagged up on December 17 and taken to Rust Street Ministries on December 18.

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Stu Co is sponsoring a Pennies for Pasta campaign benefitting the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. 3rd Period classes will collect money the week of December 7. The 3rd period that collects the most has a choice between Olive Garden or a pizza party for lunch!

NJHS Announcements:

The National Junior Honor Society wants to thank all those who brought donations for the homebound with Meal for the Elderly. We were able to take them two box loads of goodies, and they were most appreciative. They were happy to have things to provide for those who cannot get these items on their own. They want to thank all who participated.

A special shout out to Mrs. Knapp's Awesome 2nd Period--a 6th grade class that brought in the most items by far! Way to go, guys!

NJHS would like to congratulate Ms. Davis for winning the student votes for December's Teacher of the Month. Have a great month and know that you are loved! Thank you, Ms. Davis, for all you do.

Bus Zones

When picking up and dropping off students or when visiting the school, please avoid parking in bus zones.

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December 17 and 18 Early Dismissal

SAISD middle schools will dismiss at 12:45 p.m. on December 17 and 18. Please see the schedule below for early release times. Please note the lunch periods because they vary from the normal schedule.

Students may not visit elementary schools on early release days. Please help us by reminding your students.

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A Note from Coach Freeman and Girls Athletics:

Lee Girls Athletics is hosting the 7th and 8th Grade Girls B Tournament on January 22 and 23. As hosts for the tournament, we will need to provide a hospitality room for coaches, officials, and workers. We would appreciate it if parents could be in charge of setting up and working the hospitality room. This would mean getting the food and drinks, setting up, and working the room on the tournament days. We also need help calling local businesses for donations and scheduling parents to work.

Coaches will be working, and it would help us tremendously if parents could be in charge of the room. If you are interested in helping, please call 947-3871, extension 142 or email minerva.freeman@saisd.org. We appreciate your help and support.



Please remember that we must have a phone call anytime your student is absent (947-3871 ext. 106) and a note explaining the absence within three days from when they return to school. Remember attendance is checked every period, so if a student misses an entire day or part of a day, it is considered an absence. Also, any student who misses more than 10% of the school year (18 days) is at risk of mandatory summer school or failing for the year.

Feel free to call At-Risk Coordinator, Mrs. Sanchez at 947-3871 ext. 117 or Attendance Clerk, Mrs. Schmidt at 947-3871 ext. 106 with any of your attendance questions.

Rally Towels - $5 !!!

The PTO is selling rally towels as a fundraiser this year. Proceeds will be used for club supplies. Inquire at the front office.

Go Rebels!

Yearbook 2015-2016:

Please send us your best snapshots for the yearbook.

To upload photos from your mobile device:

  • Search for Balfour Image Share in your app marketplace
  • Download the app
  • Enter our project number: 621044 ; and password: regiment2016

(Option: point your web browser to images.balfour.com to upload photos from your computer)

The yearbook staff will review all photos and determine final yearbook content. We cannot guarantee that all submissions can be used in the book.

Image reminders:

  • Images should be in JPEG or PNG format, RGB
  • Maximum file size is 20MG per image

Order 2015-16 Yearbook

Questions about the yearbook or submitting pictures?
Contact Regiment Yearbook Adviser Mrs. Monique Alexander.

Click on link for Smart-Pay to order yearbooks.


Search, Snip, and Submit: Box Tops

Keep collecting and bringing Box Tops to school because there will be another time to submit Box Tops after Christmas. We would love to double what we collected this Fall and make our check $500 so keep collecting and bringing them to school.

Parents and teachers can also sign up at www.btfe.com to earn our school earns extra box top points. Proceeds go to student activities.


Wear your favorite college shirt on Wednesdays. We want to encourage our students to be college-minded.

Links to all things Lee:

Lee Website

Lee's website has the answers to your questions!

Letter to Parents about Food Allergies

This important letter from Principal Rikke Black and school nurse Sarah Alexander was sent home to students on the first day of school. A copy is provided here for your reference.

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