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Landrum Middle School Newsletter Apr. 29, 2022

IMPORTANT DATES

MAY

FSA/EOC TESTING - See Testing Calendar below for schedule

SAC Meeting ...... May 19

8th Grade Dance ...... May 27

Memorial Day Holiday ...... May 30


JUNE

Last Day for Students - Early Release at 12:50 ...... June 2

Teacher Planning Day ...... June 3


School begins at 7:30am

Students should be in their classrooms by 7:25am

Please be on time.

TESTING CALENDAR/WEBSITE

***IMPORTANT ***

Please review the following regarding FSA and EOC


FSA & EOC May 2022 Schedule FOR FAMILIES.pdf



The testing website has FSA/EOC parent letters for each exam to provide parents with more information. To view the updates, please click the link below:


https://www-lms.stjohns.k12.fl.us/testing/



Please click the link Website-Testing-2022-Calendar-Parents.pdf (stjohns.k12.fl.us) to access the updated testing overview of dates provided for exams this semester. This should help for planning purposes and for awareness as to what assessments your child will be required to take and when. We will not be given an extension of 2 weeks as we were last year so, please review the dates and help us by arranging events with testing considered. More information will be shared on the specifics of testing schedules as we get closer to assessment dates.

TESTING PROCTORS NEEDED

PROCTORS - It’s that time of year, again! We could use your help to proctor the exams. If you can assist, please use the sign-up genius link below. Thank you in advance for your time and support for our students!


Also, please make sure you have completed the Volunteer Link with the district. If you need to check your volunteer status, please call the office at 547-8410.


We still need help with proctoring if you can help:


Sign up on the sign up genius:

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0f48a4ad2fa7fac43-updated

NEWS FROM MS. PAGLIUGHI'S CLASSROOM

Congratulations to Journalism II students for winning the district Jim Harbin Media Video Competition. This year Landrum won in several categories. First and second place winners will go onto regional competition.


First Place Best Documentary

Tie: Simrun Sharma, Kylie Rodriguez, and Asia Newsome. Kathleen Russo and Rachel Marino.

Second Place to Pia Lachner and Emma Grey Dawson.


First Place Best Public Service Video

Jack Epstein and Hadley Frey.

Second Place: Anika Davidson and Alexandra Wright.


Best Instructional Video

Emma Grey Dawson, Jordan Rowe, and Remi Baker.


Best News Show

ROAR TV 5th Period Class, Executive Producer Ryan Baidas, Assistant Executive Producer John Finnemore.

Second Place: ROAR TV Satire Episode: Executive Producer Jack Epstein and Assistant Executive Producer Hadley Frey. Best Comedy: Roaring with Pride by Brody Mcleod, Marcus Warren, Chase Olinsky, Tait Seroyer, Savannah Mason, and Sophia Schoenly.


Best Drama

Bizarre Aromas by Pia Lachner, Bella Varzoni, and Greysen Smith.

LANDRUM SPOTLIGHT



Congratulations to Landrum 6th grade student, Bobbie Ross, who won first place for the Districtwide 4H public speaking contest. Way to go, Bobbie!

STUDENT COUNCIL APPLICATIONS

ATTENTION 6th and 7th GRADERS - Student Council is looking for student leaders. Want to make a difference in your school? Student Council Officer Election Applications are available now and must be completed and returned by Monday, May 9th to Mrs. Gavarrette. See Mrs. Gavarrette for an application.

IMMUNIZATION RECORDS

IMMUNIZATION RECORDS - The Tdap immunization shot is required for all 7th graders and must be recorded on a Florida 680 form. As soon as your student receives this shot, the form can be brought to the front office or faxed to 547-8415. We must receive this form before your students schedule can be released in August

EIGHTH GRADE END-OF-THE-YEAR DANCE

8th GRADE SEMI-FORMAL DANCE - Invitations for the 8th Grade Semi-Formal Dance, A Night in Paris, have been sent out. This event is for Landrum 8th Graders only. Tickets cost $25 and must be purchased via SchoolPay.com by Friday, May 13th.


Tickets are non-refundable and NO TICKETS will be available at the door. The event is called “8th Grade Dance May 2022.”

https://schoolpay.com/pay/for/8th-Grade-Dance-May-2022/SdX5Buq


Students will need to bring their School Pay receipt to school on May 16-18th to pick up their ticket in front of the Media Center.

HIGH SCHOOL INFORMATION FOR FAMILIES WITH 8TH GRADE STUDENTS

REMINDER: Now might be a good time to subscribe to your student's high school newsletter. Go to the high school website to sign up so you don't miss any important information regarding the 2022/23 school year and/or spring and summer tryouts, programs, etc.


NEWS FROM PVHS:

PVHS CHEER

There will be an informational tryout meeting May 4th from 6:00-7:00 PM in the PVHS Cafeteria. Parents and athletes are welcome!


Cross County Informational Meeting

PVXC is the largest cross country team in Florida. Come see what all the buzz is about and join us at the PVXC 2022 Parent and Athlete Information Meeting on Tuesday, May 3, 2022 from 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm in the PVHS Auditorium

SAC MEETING

All parents and community members are welcome to attend our School Advisory Council (SAC) meetings. The SAC serves our school in many ways. We are a body of faculty, staff, business partners, and parent volunteers who help our principal in formulating and evaluating our School Improvement Plan, conducting annual surveys to solicit input from stakeholders, and disbursing recognition funds the school earns. All meetings are open to the public, regardless of whether you serve on the council. We hold eight meetings a year, third Thursdays at 2:15 p.m., simultaneously in the Learning Commons and on Teams. The next meeting will be held on May 19.


For information see the SAC page on Landrum’s website https://www-lms.stjohns.k12.fl.us/sac/ or contact Chair Lynn Coles at lynn.coles@stjohns.k12.fl.us.

LANDRUM LUNCH MENU

Please be sure to check the Landrum website for the updated lunch menus.

NEWS FROM THE LANDRUM PTO

The PTO has been honored to provide support for the Landrum staff this year. There is no slowing down for MayCember, as we head into a busy and exciting Staff Appreciation Week, beginning Monday. We asked for assistance and YOU answered!! Boy did you answer. Via our sign-up genius, we have collected $6560! Due to the rising cost of absolutely everything, please know how much we appreciate your generosity. Using our Survivor ! theme, we survived this year… There will be door prizes, lunch brought in, ice cream treats and a special survivor box with school essentials for each staff member. Not to be missed will be the Staff lounge and mailroom walls papered with notes of thanks from students and parents!! Extra funds not used next week will go to the extreme makeover and beautification of our Landrum Staff Lounge this summer. We can’t wait to show you pictures as that gets underway! Wishing all our Lion families a restful weekend!


EIGHTH GRADE FAMILIES

Calling all 8th grade families! The school dance is approaching on May 27 and we would love your support. Please see the following link to sign up for donating goods or help setting up! We hope to hear from you.

8th grade committee

https://m.signupgenius.com/#!/showSignUp/20f044ea8a622a75-lms8th

QUICK LINKS:

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THANK YOU TO OUR COMMUNITY BUSINESS PARTNERS: