LMS Student and Family Update

October 3, 2021

Contact Information

Jon Grow, Principal

Takiyah Benson, Assistant Principal

Richard Petroske, Assistant Principal

Ann Ferkler, 6th Grade Counselor

David Gibbons, 7th Grade Counselor

Kia McKinney, 8th Grade Counselor

Week 5 Recap

LMS Families,

Can you believe it is October already?! That month went FAST! As we look forward into October, we want this month to go as smooth as possible. As we continue to complete Early MCAP testing and build upon our content instruction, we are also asking our community to help foster the same conversations we are having with students regarding PRIDE (Prepared, Respectful, Independent, Disciplined, and Empathetic), and more specifically the way we talk and treat each other. Tik Tok challenges and reactive behaviors just add to the distractions in school during an already tough time in our return to the building. LMS will continue to promote positivity within our school, as we want only the BEST for each and every student. Please see the rest of this update for more information. Thank you for your continued support! Go Wildcats!

Mr. Grow


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MCAPs This Week!

Monday- 8th Grade ELA MCAP Test (Session 1)

Tuesday- 8th Grade ELA MCAP Test (Session 2)

Wednesday- 7th Grade ELA MCAP Test (Session 1)

Thursday- 7th Grade ELA MCAP Test (Session 2)

Friday- 6th Grade ELA MCAP Test (Session 1)


Picture Day!

Friday, Oct. 22nd, 7:30am

410 Lockerman Street

Denton, MD

Fall Portraits: October 22nd

Absentees and retakes: November 22nd

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Information for Quarantined Students!

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Wellness Center Update

The Wellness Center is here for you when you are not feeling well, but did you know we are here to help you keep healthy?

Here are some tips to stay well during the school year:

· WASH your hands frequently, it’s one of the best ways to PREVENT the spread of infectious diseases

· BRUSH your teeth at least two times daily for at least two minutes

· EXERCISE for at least one hour most everyday

· ALWAYS eat a healthy diet full of fruits and vegetables

· AVOID/LIMIT Sugary foods and beverages

· SLEEP Getting enough sleep is vital to a healthy mind and body. Set a regular bedtime and try to wake up at this same time every day

· LIMIT Screen time

· BE SAFE Use a helmet when riding bikes or anything with wheels and wear your seatbelt in a vehicle

· VISIT your doctor every year to have a check-up

Lockerman Middle School Wellness is open Monday and Wednesday from 7:30 am until 3:00 pm and on Friday from 7:30 am until 11:30 am.

Kelly K. Davis CRNP

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Yearly Student Emergency Forms- Now all online

CCPS uses an online form (no paper!) to verify or update student information through the PowerSchool Parent Portal. The process typically takes less than five minutes per student, and allows families to verify that all of the student's data is correct and provide updates for any important data that has changed. This process replaces the old paper form sent home in previous years. Parents, please check your email for this information from:


Please note: If the student’s address has changed, proof of residence will be required. This may be uploaded through PowerSchool or provided directly to the school.

For more information, please see the CCPS news post on this topic.

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