Between the Lions

The Wright Junior High Weekly Newsletter

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WELCOME TO WRIGHT JUNIOR HIGH!

1st Day of School: August 23, 2021 @ 8:15am - 3:40pm
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Our Wright JH Admin Team

Creighton Jaster - Principal crjaster@lcisd.org


Sherryl Anthony - Assistant Principal - Alpha A-L santhony@lcisd.org 832-223-6010

Shane Ameen- Assistant Principal - Alpha M-Z mameen@lcisd.org 832-223-6012

Tiffany Hoelzel - Assistant Principal - 6th Grade tiffany.hoelzel@lcisd.org 832-223-6009

Our Wright JH Counselor Team

Amanda Breeding - Alpha A-L - amanda.breeding@lcisd.org 832-223-6016

Jennifer Mitchell - Alpha M-Z -jcmitchell@lcisd.org 832-223-6017

Angela Criswell - 6th Grade - acriswell@lcisd.org 832-223-6018

WEEK OF AUGUST 23-27

WHAT TO EXPECT ON THE FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL

We are excited to see you!!!

  • Front doors will open at 7:30am. First bell rings at 8:15am
  • When students arrive on campus, they will go to the Gym.
  • Parents may bring their students into the school. Parents are not permitted past the foyer. We encourage student independence right away. We have a large number of staff to help ensure that your student gets to the correct location.
  • Students will pick up their schedules from the Gym. Schedules have changed since orientation and may continue to change into the evening. Printed schedules from home may not be up to date.
  • Students will remain in the Gym, until they are released to go to their first class.
  • REMINDER: We are a cell phone free campus. Please leave devices at home or powered off in student backpacks.



If you haven't already, please complete the following:
  • Beginning of Year forms (available in Skyward only)
  • For Major Sports students - complete your Rank One profile & turn in your physical to a Major Sports coach.
  • All Incoming 6th & 7th Graders - Turn in your updated immunization records.
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Need HELP with Beginning of the Year forms....

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NEED A SCHEDULE CHANGE?

Schedule change request forms will be available on MONDAY during lunch periods.

All schedule change request forms are due by Friday, August 27th by 3:40pm.

Please keep in mind that requests are not guarantees. We will do our best to accommodate all students based on availability.

SCHOOL INFORMATION

  • School Hours: 8:15am to 3:40pm.
    • For those who require early arrival, the building opens at 7:30am.
    • You may enter via the main front door and proceed to the cafeteria or gyms
    • Lunches from Home: For those students bringing a lunch from home, please be aware that, per district sanitation guidelines, microwaves will not be available for student use.
    • Lunch Deliveries: Wright does not accept 3rd party lunch delivers for students. No DoorDash, UberEats. GrubHub or any other type of pizza or food delivery. Only family members can deliver lunch to their student. Lunches are left at the front office with the student's name and grade. Please do not deliver fountain drinks, bottled drinks only.

    WRIGHT & RANDLE CAR & BUS DROP OFF & PICK UP ROUTES

    Please follow the correct zone for car rider drop off and pick up. If you have children at both campuses, you will need to drive through both lines.
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    FROM ATHLETICS

    Coach JD Williams - Boys Athletics - james.williams@lcisd.org

    Coach Dee McNeal - Girls Athletics - rmcneal@lcisd.org

    WRIGHT JUNIOR HIGH FOOTBALL

    Football practices will begin Monday, August 30th (2nd week of school).

    WRIGHT JUNIOR HIGH VOLLEYBALL

    Volleyball tryouts will begin Wednesday, August 25th (1st week of school)


    QUESTIONS ABOUT TRYOUTS: EMAIL Coach McNeal at rmcneal@lcisd.org.

    PE UNIFORMS - BOYS PE & GIRLS PE

    Uniforms are available to purchase for $10. Cash or check accepted. Checks should be made payable to Wright Junior High.

    LAST CHANCE TO GET YOUR LION GEAR AND SWAG!

    https://www.bsnteamsports.com/shop/cakHGUT5mY

    Team Store closes August 24th!

    Wright JH Bell Schedule

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    UPCOMING EVENTS

    August 23 - First Day of School!

    August 23-27 - Football Equipment Pick Up

    August 24 - Happy Birthday Coach Bruck & Coach Williams!

    August 25 - Volleyball Tryouts Begin

    August 28 - Happy Birthday Coach Frenzel!

    August 30 - Football Practice Begins

    September 6 - Student/Staff Holiday

    September 14 - 1st Six Week Progress Report Distribution

    September 24 - Student/Staff Holiday

    October 1 - End of 1st Six Weeks

    HOW TO CONNECT AND STAY IN TOUCH WITH WHAT IS HAPPENING AT WRIGHT

    • Wright JH sends weekly newsletters in a Skylert blast (email listed in your Skyward account).
    • Monitor our Facebook page for daily updates.

    SKYLERT Messages

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    WRIGHT JH CELL PHONE POLICY

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    Student Insurance

    Parents/Families have the option to purchase additional student accident insurance for anything that happens on school property.
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