LCMS Weekly Newsletter

Friday, July 29, 2022

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Welcome To Lubbock-Cooper Middle School!

We are feeling the excitement and jitters of the first day of school as August 17th approaches. Teachers and school staff are working diligently to prepare for the arrival of students and families.


As we start a new school year, we are reflecting on our previous work and experiences. We value paying close attention to our successes, areas of growth, and the feedback we receive from our community and school data. In an effort to continue to develop a spirit of community among LCMS staff and our families, we want to share with you what we believe and are working every day to achieve:


Our Vision: Embrace Excellence - Expect Success

Our Mission: We serve in partnership with families and communities to develop lifelong Learners. We invest in students and staff by Creating opportunities for all to belong to a school family built on mutual respect, unconditional acceptance, and academic excellence. We strive to Motivate students to become Successful leaders and responsible citizens ready to meet the challenges of the future.

Our Values: Learn Create Motivate Succeed


We are looking forward to having all of our students back in school with us soon!


Jess McReynolds, Cathy Barnhill, & Tracye McCallister

Student Schedules Visible

Friday, Aug. 5th, 5:30pm

Skyward

Schedules will be visible in Skyward for families to access starting at 5:00 PM on Friday, August 5. We are encouraging our families to access schedules electronically this year. Printed schedules will be handed out on the first day of school along with student badges. Here is the link: Skyward Parent Link

LCMS Grades 6-8 Open House

Monday, Aug. 15th, 4-6pm

16310 Texas 493 Loop

Lubbock, TX

We would like to invite all families to our 6th - 8th Grade Open House. This will be an opportunity to meet your teachers, hear from your administrators, and see friends! Please see your students schedule using the Skyward Parent Link or stop by the grade level tables to pick up a printed copy.


4:10-4:30 6th Grade Families - Welcome message from your administration team in the Front/Larger Gym located closest to the cafeteria.

4:40-5:00 7th Grade Families - Welcome message from your administration team in the Front/Larger Gym located closest to the cafeteria.

5:10-5:30 8th Grade Families - Welcome message from your administration team in the Front/Larger Gym located closest to the cafeteria.

Boys Athletic Parent Meeting

Monday, Aug. 15th, 6-6:30pm

16310 Texas 493 Loop

Lubbock, TX

Parents please meet the boys athletic coaches in the front/larger gym (Closest to the Cafeteria) for more information about boys athletics for the 2022-2023 School Year.

Girls Athletic Parent Meeting

Monday, Aug. 15th, 6-6:30pm

16310 Texas 493 Loop

Lubbock, TX

Parents please meet the girls athletic coaches in the back/smaller gym (Gym with large windows facing South Elementary School) for more information about girls athletics for the 2022-2023 School Year.

7th & 8th Grade Optional Technology PickUp

Tuesday, Aug. 16th, 1-3pm

16310 Texas 493 Loop

Lubbock, TX

Optional: 7th and 8th Grade Students may stop by the cafeteria between 1:00-3:00 to pick up their school issued devices. This is not mandatory as all students will receive their devices within the first two days back to school.

First Day of School!!

Wednesday, Aug. 17th, 8:15am-4pm

16310 Texas 493 Loop

Lubbock, TX

The administrative team along with the teachers will welcome students back at the start of the day. They will receive their printed schedule along with their student ID badges.

Student Information

  • Communication - Each Friday you will receive a weekly communication newsletter (Smore) from your administrators. This will include upcoming events/important dates, any information you might need, along with a message from your administrators.


  • 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 will receive and must have their badges on them at all times. Badges will be used everyday to include: Bus Riding, Lunch Purchase, Library Checkout, etc.


  • Student Dress Code - As we return from summer break, please remind your students of our dress code policy. Student Dress Code


  • 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 Announcements

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 (CIS): Please see the Amazon Wish List that has been created if you would like to donate items to our Pirate Pantry.

Lubbock-Cooper Middle School Administration Team

Mrs. Jess McReynolds - Principal

Mrs. Cathy Barnhill - Assistant Principal

Mrs. Tracye McCallister - Assistant Principal