LCMS Weekly Newsletter
Friday, September 22, 2023
Dear Lubbock-Cooper Middle School Families,
This week we had one of our own students recognized on our local news broadcasting networks for his success in publishing his own book! Congratulations Joao (John) Sganzerla! We are very proud of your accomplishments.
We also got a great presentation during the day from one of Ms. Livingston’s Dance Classes. Thank you ladies! We greatly enjoyed your performance.
Jess McReynolds, Cathy Barnhill, Tracye McCallister, Jeffrey Thompson
Great job to all of our Tennis Teams this week. Here are the results from Coach Murphy:
Red Team: The boys came out strong in this match going 8-1 propelling us to a 13-5 win over LBMS.
Black Team: Everyone came to play today, The girls made quick work of LBMS going 9-0. The boys held their own leading us to a 15-3 overall win over LBMS.
White Team: The girls continued to shine and show how deep this team is as they went 6-0 to take 8-4 win over LBMS.
UIL Academic Competition Information
Sign up no later than Monday, September 25.
LCP Band Spectacular
Join the LCP Band Family for a Night of Music and Celebration! Our Pirates and Patriots will be showcasing their 2023 UIL Marching Shows. Performances will also feature our LBMS and LCMS Band Programs!
8th Grade Banquet Fundraiser
The Class of 2028 Parent Committee is holding a drawing to help fund the Eighth Grade Banquet! Eighth-grade students wanting to sell tickets or any individual wanting to purchase tickets can text 806-241-3444 (or join the Class of 2028 GroupMe)!
Homecoming Tailgate - Friday, October 6 - LCMS Football Field @ 4:30-6:30
LCMS Students! Come join us in the fun with our first ever Homecoming Tailgate Event!
When: Friday, October 6 - 4:30-6:30PM
What: Photos, Food Trucks, Yard Games, and Fun!
Where: LCMS Football Field and Parking Lot
Who: LCMS Students Only
- Wristbands will be sold the week of Homecoming (October 2-6) for LCMS students for $5 each at lunches.
- Bring $5-$10 for Food Trucks
- Bring $1 for Spirit Bandana for the HS Football Game
- Students will be able to straight to the tailgate from school but backpacks are not allowed at the game! Parents will need to make arrangements to pick up backpacks.
If you are wanting more information or would like to help, please use this QR code to join our LCMS PTO Group Me.
Texas Tech University Homecoming Evening Events - Friday, October 13
Team Luke Hope for Minds 5K Glow Run Event
TTU Education Day - Saturday, November 18
TTU Athletics invites LCISD students and staff to participate in 2023 Education Day on November 18! Students and teachers (and their guests) can purchase discounted tickets for the Red Raider Football game against UCF! Purchase tickets by clicking below.
Interested in purchasing Lubbock-Cooper gear?
Check out the Spirit Merchandise page on the LCISD website to find order forms and links for a variety of LCP swag!
*If you represent a parent organization and would like your order form included on the Spirit Merchandise page, email it to email@example.com.
Friday, Sept. 22 - No School - Staff Professional Development Day
Monday, Sept. 25 - LCMS 7th Grade Football vs. Hutchinson
- 7th B Team - 6:00 @ Chapman
- 7th A Team - 7:30 @ Chapman
Tuesday, Sept. 26 - LCP Band Spectacular Event - 6:00PM @ Pirate Stadium
Tuesday, Sept. 26 - LCMS Tennis vs. Irons
- Red Team Boys - 4:00 @ Irons
- Red Team Girls - 4:00 @ LCMS
Tuesday, Sept. 26 - LCMS Golf vs. Various
- 7th/8th Boys & Girls - 4:30 @ Meadowbrook Golf Course
Wednesday, Sept. 27 - LCMS 8th Grade Football vs. Hutchinson
- 7th B Team - 6:00 @ Chapman
- 7th A Team - 7:30 @ Chapman
Thursday, Sept 28 - Vision and Hearing Screening
Thursday, Sept. 28 - LCMS Girls Volleyball vs. Irons MS
- 7th B Team - 5:30 @ LCMS
- 7th A Team - 6:30 @ LCMS
- 8th B Team - 5:30 @ Irons MS
- 8th A Team - 6:30 @ Irons MS
Tuesday, Sept. 28- LCMS Tennis vs. Irons
- Black Team Boys - 4:30 @ LCMS
- Black Team Girls - 4:30 @ LCMS
- White Team Boys - 4:30 @ LCMS
- White Team Girls - 4:30 @ LCMS
Absences - Parents are to report student absences including early outs/late arrivals in their Skyward Family Access via an attendance request. This can be done in the app or on a desktop. Click here to view a how to video When submitting an Early Out or Late Arrival absence request, please be sure to UNSELECT the ‘all day check mark’. This ensures the attendance office knows what time your child will be leaving and/or arriving. Campus attendance email is for submitting documentation, such as a doctors note. If you have any questions please contact Annie Young firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling the front office.
Exemptions - Please see this document for exemption information.
Outside Food Delivery - Due to security concerns, no outside entity (DoorDash, Pizza delivery, etc.) will not be allowed to drop off lunches for students. Parents/Guardians may bring a lunch for their students. Lunches can be dropped off in the front office in the marked shelving area. Please be sure your student knows they are getting lunch so they can come pick it up in the office.
Parents Right to Know - Please access this link for your Parents Right to Know.
Skyward - Lubbock-Cooper ISD provides parents access to their children's records via our student information system, Skyward Family Access. Skyward Family Access maintains an open line of communication between school and home, and allows parents and students the opportunity to view grades, attendance information, schedules, calendars, and additional information any time of day. Skyward Family Access is available any place with an internet connection. Skyward Parent Link
Student Badges - All students must have their badges on them at all times. Badges will be used everyday to include: Bus Riding, Lunch Purchase, Library Checkout, etc.
Transportation - If your child will be riding the bus this year, you MUST complete the Transportation Request Form that can be found here. Student badges will be used to ensure the safety of your students this year. Campuses will be able to know exactly where and when students are dropped off and/or picked up.
Other Organization Information
Lubbock-Cooper ISD provides space in its newsletters for organizations to post their events and messages. Such posting does not indicate any endorsement by the District. The following are messages from other organizations.
Communities in Schools
The Pirate Pantry is in need of the following items at this time. Please drop these off at your convince to the front office.
*Please Note: the clothing requested for the pirate pantry does not have to be new unless it’s under garments. We do take gently used items but ask that they are in good condition with no rips or stains on them.
- Girls Tights s-xxl preferably black
- Boys youth athletic pants s-xxl
- Laundry soap-small backpack size
- Individually wrapped snacks-no nuts please
- Cases of bottled water