Lawrence Middle School Library

May Issue - Number 52

Yearbook Notification

Students & Families can still purchase a yearbook for $40.

Students can bring Cash or a Money Order to Ms. Iuliano in Room 116 - she will give you a receipt.

Families can still order using a credit card @

The last day to purchase a yearbook is May 20th

Special Notice for Our 8th Grade Families

8th Grade Dues are $100 and are due by May 6th. This price includes: Eighth Grade trip to Adventureland Trip with lunch, 8th grade T- shirt, 8th Grade Day BBQ (meal & entertainment)

Students should begin bringing in Permission Slips for Adventureland and payments immediately to Mrs. Henderson and Mrs Hernandez.

*** ONLY Cash & Money Orders will be accepted***

Money Orders must be made payable to Lawrence Middle School Student Government

In the event any of the activities are cancelled a refund will be provided to you.

If you have any questions or concerns please contact Mrs. Henderson at

Friday June 3rd is the 8th Grade Trip to Adventureland. We depart school at 8:30am & will return at approximately 4:pm. All students should wear appropriate clothing, their 8th Grade T-shirts and sneakers.

The date for the 8th grade graduation ceremony has been changed

from June 16th to June 22nd

Coming Events in Our District

MONDAY - May 2nd - 8th Grade Concert at Lawrence Middle School @ 7pm

TUESDAY - May 10th - 7th Grade Concert at Lawrence Middle School @ 7pm

THURSDAY - May 12th - LMS Virtual STEM Fair

WEDNESDAY - May 25th - District Art Show @ Lawrence High School


THURSDAY - MAY 19th - District Dance Show at Lawrence High School @ 7pm

Teacher's Corner

Mental Health Awareness: Resources

Created and maintained by the American Federation of Teachers, Share My Lesson is a community of teacher and school-related personnel, who contribute content, and stay up to date on the issues that matter to students and educators everywhere. FREE

Everything You Should Know about May!

The Sun is warming, the birds are chirping, the flowers are blooming, and the garden is growing. Find out what fun days May has to offer—from holidays to history to gardening advice.

Cinco de Mayo

Celebrates the date of the Mexican army’s May 5, 1862 victory over France at the Battle of Puebla during the Franco-Mexican War. A minor holiday in Mexico, Cinco de Mayo has evolved into a commemoration of Mexican culture and heritage.

Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

An annual celebration that recognizes the historical and cultural contributions of individuals and groups of Asian and Pacific Islander descent to the United States.

Memorial Day 2022 (grades 6 -12)

Memorial Day will be observed on Monday, May 30, 2022. Facts, historical information and some good video for your classes.

What Is Memorial Day Video For Kids & Preschoolers

Celebrate Memorial Day by joining us on our learning channel for kids. Using this educational video for students we share fun facts about a holiday that celebrates those who have died serving in the military.

5 Calming Mind-Body Exercises to Try With Your Students

Benefits include better self-control, anxiety management, concentration, and mental focus.

Recognizing the diversity of family structures.

Inclusive celebrations can serve as important learning experiences by providing opportunities to discuss and acknowledge the many kinds of families in our communities and the many caregivers who are in students’ lives.

Free Printables - Assorted subjects & grades

Free printables and free downloads for your classroom! You won’t want to miss these free teacher resources that you and your students will love. Make your teacher life easier with these worksheets, rubrics, posters, crafts, and more.

Agent of Change

Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson Has Been Confirmed to the U.S. Supreme Court
Ketanji Brown Jackson

Once she's sworn in, Jackson will be the first Black woman to serve on the Supreme Court. She will also be the first federal public defender to sit on the court and the first justice since Thurgood Marshall to represent criminal defendants.

Teen Health & Wellness

Locate it in your Lawrence Bookmarks under School Library Databases - The award-winning Teen Health & Wellness provides middle and high school students with up-to-date, nonjudgmental, straightforward curricular, and self-help support.

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SORA - Find a book in the LMS Virtual Library

Use your Google waffle to access Sora!

Tumblebooks & Teen Book Cloud

Find great E-books for all ages in your Lawrence Bookmarks on your Chromebook (no password necessary) If you use this link please ask your teacher or Ms. Abby if you cannot remember it.

📚 Reading Everyday 📚

Let's read and grow together with 12 months of recommended books, authors, and teaching resources that promote diversity and inclusion.

📚 Peninsula Public Library 📚

Take a peek at what is going on at the Library! Find a book for curbside pick up! Take a trip to a museum with free passes! Database access also available.Use your library card to borrow books using Sora or get free homework help from

Common Sense Media

Media use by tweens and teens has grown faster since the start of the pandemic than it did over the four years prior to the pandemic. So why not make the best of your family's media use?

Fun For Everyone

Stories to Lift Your Spirit for Spring

Tell someone you love about your life through StoryCorps conversation, and preserve your stories for generations to come. You can record in person using the StoryCorps App, or remotely using StoryCorps Connect.

Spring Word Searches & Crossword Puzzles

Printable Spring Puzzles, Coloring Pages, and Worksheets

Spring Coloring pages

Gorgeous Spring coloring pages for kids and adults to color, including beautiful flowers, cute baby animals, Spring mandalas to color, rainy day pictures, and more!

📖 This Day in History 📖

Encyclopedia Britannica brings you this day in history. Check out the option to find out what happened in history on your birthday.

😎 Word of the Day 😎

Learn a new word everyday. Impress your friends & teachers. Improve your vocabulary and SAT/ACT scores.

✏️ Research ✏️

Access our School Library Databases using the link in our Lawrence Bookmarks on your ChromeBook or use the link offered here. Locate Lawrence Elementary/Middle School in the menu. The Username and Password = broadway

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Issue # 52 - May 1st to May 31st