The Spark Newsletter
May 1, 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.
- May 5th & 6th - STAAR Testing. Closed Campus
STUDENT'S OF THE WEEK
A-Gl Student of the Week
The student of the week is Alexander Akinboye nominated by Mr. Andrews.
Alex is always willing to help in when needed. He will help pick up trash in the cafeteria without having to be asked. He is a respectful young man who has a positive attitude. He represents everything it is to be a Charger. – John Andrews
P-Z Student of the Week
The Student of the Week is Fernanda Ruiz nominated by the Ms. Galvan.
"I am nominating Fernanda Ruiz because she is a kind and joyful student. She loves dance and helps encourage her friends to stay on task. She always asks questions to make sure she knows the choreography and to see if I need help with anything."
Teacher Appreciation Week - PTO
Let's show some appreciation to our Leaman teachers and staff. Donate a gift card and a thoughtful note for Teacher Appreciation Week! Gift cards and notes must be at the Leaman front office by 05/03/22 for delivery the next day. Thank you for your support!
8th Grade - End of Year Celebration aka Play Day
The 8th grade play day will be on Monday, May 16th, at Typhoon Texas. Permission slips and money are due by Friday, May 6th. The $30 ticket includes transportation, entry, lunch, dessert, and unlimited soft drinks. Parents are encouraged to be involved in the selection of their child’s swimsuit to ensure their attire is not loose fitting, revealing, or has ties/strings. We are looking forward to a great day to celebrate our 8th grader’s as they prepare for high school! Any questions about this trip can be sent to the 8th grade Assistant Principal, Derek Getschow, at email@example.com .
Attention 7th graders: Now is the time to register for the 2023 Washington DC and New York City Trip!
Attention 7th graders: Now is the time to register for the 2023 Washington DC and New York City Trip! The dates of the trip will be March 10-14, 2023.
Don’t miss this trip of a lifetime. We will visit Times Square, Central Park, see a Broadway show and an NBA game, the Smithsonian Museums, the White House, and so much more! We will even eat some of the best New York Pizza! Please see the attached trip registration sheet for more information. If you have any questions, please see Coach Walters. You can also email him at firstname.lastname@example.org
Attention Parents and Students interested in going on the 2023 New York City and Washington DC trip: There are only 24 spots remaining for the trip. If you want to guarantee a spot on the trip, make sure you register soon! Students who register after these 24 spots will be added to the wait list. If more space becomes available, students on the waitlist will be added to the trip roster.
Please let Coach Walters know if you have any questions. email@example.com
Did you know....
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.
We are excited to announce that H-E-B is a proud sponsor of the PBIS Store at Leaman.
If your company would like to sponsor the store, please contact Mr. Kracker for more information.
Parents, your donations are helping to build and shape the character of all students at Leaman, we are looking for donations of every kind and every amount, please consider donating today. Look at what your donations have started, we are so thankful of you all!
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 ❤
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.
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?
May 3rd - Algebra EOC Test
May 5th & 6th - Testing Days - Closed Campus
May 10-12th - STAAR Testing - Closed Campus
May 16th - 8th Grade End of Year Celebration
May 20th - 8th Grade Field Trip Day
May 23rd - May 26th - Finals