LEARWOOD MIDDLE SCHOOL

AUGUST NEWSLETTER

Welcome Back!!!

I hope all of you are having a wonderful summer break! Enjoy the remainder of the summer with your family and friends because school is right around the corner. We will resume school on Wednesday August 22, 2018 at 8:00 AM.


The biggest fear our incoming 7th grade students and their parents have is about lockers. Therefore, August 14th and 15th will be our 7th grade locker/schedule days, where students will be able to pick up their schedules, walk the building, and learn to use their locker. In order to ensure that the teachers and 8th grade student volunteers are able to help, please follow the set schedule. If you are unable to attend these days, your student’s schedule will be distributed in homeroom on the first day of school.


August 14th

8:30-11:00 AM (last names A-G). 12:00-2:30 PM (last name H-O)


August 15th

8:00-10:30 AM (Last name P-Z). 12:00-2:00 PM (anyone who could not make it)


Our 8th grade students will pick up their schedules on locker/schedule on August 16th, so they too can view their schedules, walk the building, and practice their locker combination.


August 16th

8:30-11:00 AM (last names A-L)

12:00-2:30 PM (last name M-Z)


The 7th and 8th grade homeroom lists will be posted inside the main doors on the first day of school.


This year we are combining open houses on the same day (August 23rd) but at different times. Grade 8 parents are invited to attend from 6:00-6:45 PM. Our 7th grade parents are invited from 7:15-8:15 PM. The Open House is for parents only.


Please arrive a bit early to pick up a copy of your student’s schedule. Staff members will be on hand in the hallways and near our school office to answer your questions. Parents will meet in large groups in the Auditorium, Cafeteria, and Main Gym, depending on which Team your child is on. The Essentials Teachers will first speak to each group, which will be followed up by the core teachers presenting their information.


Please review the information in this newsletter as you prepare to return to school for the 2018-2019 school year. It is essential to review and complete the Info Snap information on the second page of this Newsletter. All information must be submitted by the deadline of August 8, 2018.


We continue to promote the procedure for dropping off lunches and/or materials for your students. All items that are dropped off for a student will be labeled and placed on a shelf in the main office. Students will need to stop in the main office during the Lunch/Support period or after school to pick up their materials. Please share this process with your student. As a reminder no outside delivery of food (ex. McDonald’s, Subway, Taco Bell, pop etc.) is permitted.


Please pay close attention to the monthly events, and encourage your student to participate in Learwood activities to get the most out of their school career. You can find monthly information through my newsletter at www.avonlakecityschools.org/Learwood. To learn about what is happening at Learwood and the ALCS District, please follow me on Twitter @V_Nuggud.


If you need to meet with me, your guidance counselor, or the assistant principal please do not hesitate to contact us. We suggest you call the main office at (440) 933-8142, to request a meeting with our staff. This way we can better prepare a time to meet. We look forward to this year being an excellent one for both students and parents alike.


Sincerely,


Dr. Vishtasp Nuggud

IMPORTANT DATES

AUGUST


7 Fall Sports Parent Meeting 6:00 PM

7 Fall Sports Pay to Participate Fees Due

14 7th Grade Locker/Schedule Day 8:30-11:00 AM (A-G)

14 7th Grade Locker/Schedule Day 12:00-2:30 PM (H-O)

15 7th Grade Locker/Schedule Day 8:30-11:00 AM (P-Z))

16 8th Grade Locker/Schedule Day 8:30-11:00 AM (A-L)

16 8th grade Locker/Schedule Day 12:00-2:30 PM (M-Z)

22 Yearbook/ Candid Picture Day

22 First Day of School

23 Parent Open House Grade 8: 6:00-6:45 PM

23 Parent Open House Grade 7: 7:15-8:15 PM

24 Fall Sports Pictures 3:00 PM (CC, Football, Volleyball)

27 Washington D.C. Meeting 7:00 PM @ PAC

29 School Picture Day/Panoramic (Individual)

29 Fall Sports Pictures 10:00 AM


SEPTEMBER


3 Labor Day ~ NO SCHOOL

3-7 Canned goods collection

7 Washington D.C. Final Payment Due

7 SouperBowl vs. Avon

13 PTA Meeting 9:00 AM

24-28 Spirit Week

27 All Pro Parent Kick-Off 7:15-7:45 AM

28 Fall Pep Rally

28 H.S. Homecoming Football Game


OCTOBER


3 Fundraiser Kickoff Mrs. Fields Cookie

10 PTA Meeting 9:00 AM

10 Parent Conferences 3:30-7:00 PM

10 PSAT Test 8th grade only

11 Parent Conferences 7:00 AM–3:00 PM NO SCHOOL

12 NEOEA Day ~ No School

18 All Pro Parent meeting 7:15-7:45 AM

19 Student Dance 7:00-9:00 PM

23 Luggage drop off for Washington D.C. 3:30-6:00 PM

24-26 Washington D.C. Trip for 8th Grade

26 End of 1st Quarter

29 Staff Development Day NO SCHOOL

30 District Orchestra Fall Festival 6:00 PM @ HS

Commons


NOVEMBER


1 Girls basketball meeting 7:00 PM

1 Girls Basketball Pay to Participate Fees Due

2 Picture Retake Day

8 PTA Meeting 9:00 AM

12 Veterans Day Breakfast Program

21-23 Thanksgiving Break ~ NO SCHOOL

29 All Pro Parent meeting 7:15-7:45 AM

29 Wrestling Parent Meeting 7:00 PM

29 Wrestling Pay to Participate Fees Due

30 Winter 1 Sports Pictures 3:00 PM (Girls Bball)


DECEMBER


5 ALHS/Orchestra Concert 7:00 PM at the PAC

6 ALHS/LRWD Band Concert 7:00 PM at the PAC

17 7th Gr. Winter Choral Concert 7:00 PM at the PAC

18 8th Gr. Winter Choral Concert 7:00 PM at the PAC

21 Winter Break (School Resumes 1/3/19)


JANUARY


3 Return to School

9 College Credit (formerly PSEO) Mtg. 6:00 PAC

10 Winter Boys Basketball/Cheer Pay to Participate Fees

10 Winter Basketball/Cheer Parent Meeting 7:00 PM

10 PTA Meeting 9:00 AM

11 End of 2nd Quarter

16 8th Grade Transition to HS @ PAC 7:00 PM

18 Winter Sports 2 Pictures (boys bball, wrestling, cheer)

21 Martin Luther King Day ~ NO SCHOOL

24 All Pro Parent meeting 7:15-7:45 AM

24 Lip Sync Battle (after school) 3:00-5:00 PM


FEBRUARY


4-8 Spirit Week

8 Mock Scheduling

8 Student Dance 7:00-9:00 PM (PTA)

8 Pep Rally

11 Grade 8 Placement day @ Learwood

13 Parent Conferences 3:30-7:00 PM

14 PTA Meeting 9:00 AM

15 Teacher In Service Day ~ No School

18 Presidents’ Day ~ No School

21 All Pro Parent meeting 7:15-7:45 AM

23 Band Festival/Pancake Breakfast 9:00 AM-12:00 PM

26 ALHS & Learwood Orchestra Winter Concert 7:00 PM @ PAC


MARCH


3 Reflections Arts Fair @ PAC 1:00-4:00 PM

7 Parent Conferences 7:00 AM–3:00 PM ~ NO SCHOOL

9 OMEA Middle School Honors Festival @ Brecksville

12 Softball and Track Parent Mtg. 7:00 PM at LW

12 Track and Softball Pay to Participate Fees Due

14 PTA Meeting 9:00 AM

21 All Pro Parent meeting 7:15-7:45 AM

22 End of 3rd Quarter


APRIL


6 OMEA Jr Solo Ensemble @ Tri-C

11 PTA Meeting 9:00 AM

12 Student Dance 7:00-9:00 PM

12 Spring Sports Pictures 3:00 PM (Track and Softball)

18 Spring Pep Rally

18 All Pro Parent meeting 7:15-7:45 AM

19-26 Spring Break (School Resumes 4/29)


MAY


6 Band Concert 7:00 PM at the PAC

10-11 OMEA Jr. Large group @Strongsville

9 PTA Meeting 9:00 PM

9 Orchestra Concert 7:00 PM at the PAC

20 7th Gr. Spring Choral Concert 7:00 PM at the PAC

21 8th Gr. Spring Choral Concert 7:00 PM at the PAC

23 8th Gr. Recognition – 9:00 AM at the PAC

24 School Talent Show

27 Memorial Day ~ NO SCHOOL


JUNE


4 Last Day of School K-11

INFOSNAP

The Info Snap system is a secure and green process, which allows us to verify all student demographic, emergency and medical information for your child prior to the start of the new school year. The system will also allow you to electronically sign the annual permission forms for school district policies. Please complete this REQUIRED information and submit no later than August 8, 2018.


YOU MUST USE THIS LINK (https://psal.nccohio.org/public) to update your student's information. If you use any other link, other than what is provided directly above, you will need to re-submit your information using the link provided for you.

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