LMS E-Blast

May 18, 2022

Drama Department

The 7th and 8th grade drama classes are having a ONE ACT performance on May 19 from 6:00 pm until 7:15 pm in the cafeteria. Please come and support our Fine Arts program!

Celebrate Our Students

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Promotion Ceremony

Join us for 8th Grade Promotion Ceremony


All parents and family of current 8th grade students are invited to join us on Thursday night, May 26, 2022. Beginning at 6:00pm, join us in the big gym to support and celebrate your student.

Students should arrive no later than 5:30 (meet in the health room hallway) and wear professional/church-type attire. No shorts or jeans, please.

There will be a brief cake reception in the courtyard at the conclusion of the ceremony.

We are very proud of all of our 8th graders.

6th & 7th Grade Awards Ceremony


In preparation for the 6th grade awards ceremony, only students who are receiving awards will attend. A email will be sent to the parents of those students.

6th Grade Students - Tuesday, May 24 at 10:30 am


On Tuesday, May 24, those 7th grade students receiving awards/individual certificates will be released from class at 9:00 am for a brief recognition ceremony in the cafeteria. Only those students receiving awards will attend. Parents of award recipients will be notified via email address in Infinite Campus. Individual awards include A/B and A honor roll, PE recognition, subject awards, as well as other awards.


7th Grade Students - Tuesday, May 24 at 9:00 a.m.

Band News

Any student who has a school-owned band instrument needs to return it to LMS by Friday, May 20. The Music Department is in the middle of their instrument inventory and needs ALL of our instruments returned by the end of the school year. Thank you!

Mrs. Greaney

Counseling Department

Summer Power Scholars Academy

While the official registration is closed for summer school, if you have questions about the program or if there are ways to still enroll your child, please reach out to Cindy Capps, the coordinator. Her email address is cappscb@lcsedu.net

Beacon of Hope - College Day Field Trip

Eighth grade students will be attending a special trip to Lynchburg College on Tuesday, May 24th. They will have the opportunity to rotate through several stations that include the following topics:

1. College 101

2. Google Mapping Your Future

3. Choose Your Adventure

4. How to Stay in College

The afternoon will conclude with lunch (packed from home or from school) on The Dell with music, fun, and dessert provided by the University of Lynchburg.

PLEASE BE SURE TO SIGN AND RETURN YOUR CHILD'S PERMISSION FORM

Advanced Classes Expunge Opportunity

Students enrolled in high school credit-bearing classes (Algebra I, Algebra II, Earth Science, Spanish or French) are given a one-time opportunity to have that grade erased from their record (course would need to be repeated at the high school level) by submitting the "Request to Expunge Grade for High School Course Taken in Middle School" form to Mrs. James before June 30, 2022. These forms were sent home with students.


Students in these high school credit-bearing classes will have their grade automatically expunged if they receive a failing grade for the year.

Media Center Reminder

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Deadlines for Books

May 20 - Last day to check out books

May 25 - All books must be returned to the library


The library will close to book checkouts ONLY on May 25.

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Important Vaccination News: 7th Grade Parents and Guardians ONLY

If you have not done so already, please ensure your students have received both their Tdap booster and Meningococcal vaccines before August 16, 2022. They will not be allowed to come to school until verification of these vaccines or a notarized Religious Exemption form has been received. Thank you and feel free to call if you have questions.

Reminder Regarding Medications

All medications need to be picked up by May 27 from the clinic. Please be mindful that all emergency medications should remain until the last day of school. Any medications that are not picked up will be disposed of unless otherwise instructed.


All medications are to be picked up by a parent or guardian per Lynchburg City Schools' policy. No medications are to be transported by students.


Please remember, if your child needs to continue taking medication for the next school year, a new medication authorization form and/or action plan will need to be signed.


Thank you for your cooperation and feel free to contact Nurse Tyree with questions or concerns.


Nurse Tyree - 434-515-5334

Athletic Department News

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$25 Physicals

There will be some special Saturday clinics held at Virginia Sport and Spine Institute. Dr. Haupricht will provide physicals for $25 for athletes on the following dates:


July 16

August 6


If interested, the contact information is below:

Virginia Sport and Spine Institute

434-851-0091

https://vassi.org/home

Cheerleading News

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Interest Meeting

Ms. Kristen Williams is the new Head Cheerleading Coach at E.C. Glass! There will be an interest meeting for those who would like cheer as follows:


Wednesday, May 25 at 6:00 pm - A meeting will be held via Zoom for anyone not able to attend the in-person meeting on May 18. It is recommended that LMS students attend this meeting.


Attendance to one of the meetings is mandatory since tryout requirements and expectations will be discussed.


If anyone has questions, please reach out to Ms. Williams at williamskf@lcsedu.net and she will be happy to answer any questions.

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Pet Policy

Please remember that when you are coming to support our sports teams that there are no pets allowed. Should you have a pet during the event, you will be asked to remove the animal from the campus. Animals may not be left in vehicles for any length of time.

There is a sign posted as a reminder and personnel taking the tickets will also be enforcing this expectation.

Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.

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Summer Camps

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Order Your 2021-22 LMS Yearbook here

Use the LMS School Code: 21903

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Chromebook Insurance Information

Details about cost of insurance, how to purchase it, and what it covers.