The Spark Newsletter

February 6, 2022

What to expect this week.

  • Front doors will open at 7:15am. First bell rings at 8:15am. when students arrive on campus, they will go to the Gym, until they are released to class.
  • Students who arrive after the 8:15am bell, will receive a Tardy. Unless they have arrived to school on a late bus.
  • Math Field Testing - Tuesday Feb 8th - Closed Campus for Testers
  • Basketball Playoffs begin This Week.
  1. "A" Teams on Monday - "B" Teams on Thursday.
  • February 10th - Fulshear High School - 8th Grade - Mandatory Cheerleading Tryout Meeting

  • February 11th - Valentine Dance 4-6pm

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Mark your calendar for the Student Valentine's Day Dance

NEW DATE - SAME TIME!

February 11th - 4pm to 6pm.

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2022-2023 Course Selection Schedule

Click the link for the Secondary Course Catalog: https://bit.ly/3HcxFA2
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PTO VOLUNTEERS

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Covid Information

Read below and email Nurse Boddie - ASAP kboddie@lcisd.org
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Order Your School Yearbook

http://www.balfour.com

Look for Leaman under "Shop my School"

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PBIS Donations

Parents if you are interested in donating to the PBIS school store the following list is a great start. We accept all donations both monetary and items.

Every donation helps to build positive behaviors and encourage the students at Leaman. Thank you for your consideration and have a wonderful day!

https://www.amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/17OLYW1R4K8ZU?ref_=wl_share

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Who is going the extra mile for you?

Who is going the extra mile for you?

•Think for a moment about the amazing staff at Leaman. Who is working hard for students? Nominate a teacher or staff member that you would like to recognize for their hard work in the Be the One survey.

•Each week the results will be gathered. They will then be shared with staff members during Tuesday department meetings or Wednesday staff meetings.

❤Thanks for sharing the love ❤

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Federal Report Cards

Leaman Junior High School is sharing the below information about the district and your child’s campus with you as part of its obligations under the federal Every Student Succeeds Act of 2015 (ESSA).


Federal Report Cards for the state, the district, and each of the district’s campuses are now available on the district’s website at this link: https://www.lcisd.org/departments/academics/raa/performance-reports-and-legal-postings or are also available on the Texas Education Agency’s website at: https://tea.texas.gov/finance-and-grants/grants/essa-program/federal-report-card. A detailed description of these reports is enclosed.


If you have difficulty accessing the information from the website, hard copies of the reports can be requested from the district or campus office. If you have questions about the information, please contact Leaman Junior High School at 832-223-5200 or the Lamar CISD Research, Assessment, & Accountability Office at 832-223-0138.

Canvas Information

Did you know that LCISD has created a dedicated page that explains Canvas. This is where you can find details on how to log in, videos on how students and parents can utilize Canvas, how to create a parent login and find parent support.

Check it out!!! https://www.lcisd.org/students-parents/canvas/canvas-information

Smart Tag Information

This past week, every student received their NEW Smart Tag.


SMART Tag Replacement: If a student has lost or misplaced their Smart Tag - please order a new one by clicking through this link?

https://www.lcisd.org/departments/support-services/transportation

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Attendance for 2021-2022

Please review this year's Attendance Procedures for Leaman

Leaman's Attendance Page


  • Absences DO count towards Exemptions for student's final exams.
  • All notes must be received within FIVE days of the absence

Upcoming Events


February 18th - Early Release (12:15p)

March 4th - Fulshear High School Cheer Camp

March 14-18th - Spring Break Staff and Student Holiday

April 15th - Staff and Student Holiday

May 10-12th - STAAR Testing (Tentative)

Leaman Jr High Admin Team

Michael Semmler - School Principal - msemmler@lcisd.org

Karl Carlton - Assistant Principal - kcarlton@lcisd.org

Jimitra Granger - 7th Grade Assistant Principal - jimitra.granger@lcisd.org

Derek Getschow - 8th Grade Assistant Principal - derek.getschow@lcisd.org

Leaman Jr High Counselor Team

Kevin Kracker (Alpha A - Gl) - kkracker@lcisd.org

Anita Oliphant (Alpha Go - O) anita.oliphant@lcisd.org

LaToya Session (Alpha P - Z) lsession@lcisd.org


Sylvia Rodriguez - Counselor's Secretary / Registrar srodriguez@lcisd.org

Additional Information for Leaman Jr High