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February 2, 2018

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36th Annual Norman Chocolate Festival sponsored by the Norman PTA Council

Come support the Norman PTA Council and enjoy some delicious chocolate! https://www.eventbrite.com/e/norman-chocolate-festival-tickets-40771453515

LOMA “Win a Steinway or $40,000” Fundraiser

Information

Check out the website: https://www.loma.rocks/


Purchase a $10 ticket and you could win...

1st Prize

New Steinway Model M Grand

Market Value: $55,760.00

or

$40,000.00 Cash

2nd Prize

New Taylor 814ce Guitar

Market Value: $3,499.00

3rd Prize

New Bach 180S37 Trumpet

Market Value: $2,829.00


What is LOMA “Win a Steinway or $40,000” Ticket you ask?

A group of local business man and higher education teachers came together and created LOMA – Local Oklahoma Music Association. The purpose of LOMA is to help local music education programs such as our LMS Band, Choir and Orchestra. Our school music programs will receive 100% of the tickets we sell.


How do I purchase tickets?


Tickets are $10 each and 100% of the money goes to the LMS Band, Choir and Orchestra programs.


Cash or Check – Make checks out to LOMA.


You must be 18 years or older and have a valid social security number to enter. The winning ticket must have a legible name and phone number. A ticket without a legible name and phone number will be disqualified. You need not be present to win.


To get a ticket - see a band, choir or orchestra student OR email Dr Griffith at mgriffith@norman.k12.ok.us.

National History Bee Qualifiers

All of our students who participated in the National History Bee last month achieved test scores that have qualified them for the Regional Competition. Congratulations to:


Adam Nemec

Aden Kelley

Asher Laizure

Eman Ahmed

Emma Shuman

Gabriel Griffin

Gavin Ice

Jose Cardenas

Jude Maiorca

Katelynn Sefcovic

Marcela Serrano

Noah Brown

Owen Nooner

Skylar Veal

Syed Aslam

and Zoe Hamilton

Congratulations to the LMS Artists that had their work displayed at ASC!

Athletic Update

Basketball

2/1 7th Grade Away against Whittier (GJV 4:30, BJV 5:00, GV 5:30, BV 6:30)

2/1 8th Grade Home against Whittier (BJV 4:30, GV 5:30, BV 6:30)


Wrestling

Wrestlers will be competing in the Junior State Tournament at the OKC State Fairgrounds this Friday and Saturday.


Spring Sports

Slow-Pitch Softball, Tennis, and Golf info will be put out in the next couple of weeks

If your child has not participated in a school sport this school year and will be participating in a Spring sport, they will need a sports physical completed and all forms on Rank One completed before they will be allowed to practice. The Rank One forms can be found here: https://normanpublic.rankonesport.com/New/Home.aspx

Track

All athletes interested in participating in Track and Field need to sign up with the following google form by Sunday, February 11th.

https://goo.gl/forms/k9A8eyDkHqlMdPsN2


Mandatory parent/athlete meeting is Monday, February 12th at 5:30 in the LMS Auditorium.


Track starts Wednesday, February 21. Athletes will be bussed to Norman North High School immediately after school. Pick up is 5:30 at the NN Athletic Complex. If you are not dressed for practice with appropriate clothing and shoes you will not be allowed to practice. You CANNOT practice until all forms on RankOne have been completed, and a physical turned in to LMS. Forms can be found on the Athletics page of www.normanpublicschools.org

Please sign up for Remind texts from Coach Balkman by texting @lmstf2018 to 81010.

If you have any questions, contact Coach Balkman at balkmana@norman.k12.ok.us

Order your Yearbook

Yearbooks prices have changed to $40. To order your yearbook, visit http://www.jostens.com/apps/store/customer/1292944/Longfellow-Middle-School/ and select the yearbook package. See Mrs. Jones for more information jbradley@norman.k12.ok.us.

PTA Meeting

PTA Board will meet in the library at 6:30 pm in the library on Thursday, February 8.
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Lifelines Suicide Prevention 8th Grade Parents

You will receive a notification letter from the district regarding the required Lifelines Suicide Prevention guidance lesson Mrs. Whittle is teaching on the 21st February. The dates for this have changed. Mrs. Whittle will be teaching a preparing for High School guidance lesson on the 21st and Lifelines on March 28th in order to prepare students for high school pre-enrollment before Norman North comes to Longfellow to pre-enroll your student.

8th Grade Night at Longfellow- Save the Date

Norman North will be hosting an 8th-grade transition meeting at Longfellow on February 28 from 6:30 in the LMS auditorium.

Upcoming Events

February 2: Wrestling @ Junior State Tournament at the OKC State Fairgrounds

February 5: Basketball vs OKC Storm

February 8: Basketball vs Moore Central


*Please check the Longfellow Middle School calendar for updates. http://www.norman.k12.ok.us/middle-school-longfellow/calendar