LTMS Parent Newsletter

December 6, 2019

Message from Mr. McCracken

Dear LTMS Families,


The holiday season is here and the end of the semester is near. We have several upcoming events and there are many activities taking place in the classrooms. If you have any questions about assignments or grades, don't hesitate to contact our teachers.


Go Panthers!

Mr. McCracken

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Thought for the Week

Any Amount of Gratitude
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Parenting Tip (ANGST)

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There will be a special showing of the documentary "Angst" at DHS on January 15th at 7:00 p.m. Teenagers today face many challenges, and this film gets to the heart of the anxiety many students face. Click the PDF below for more details!
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LTMS Highlights

Literature Lunch

Mrs. Graham, our 7th grade ELA teacher, is always trying to build relationships with students, and she's also always trying to get students to build relationships with books! One way she's doing this is by having novel study groups and a book study for students. Last week, she hosted a lunch for those students so they could all meet and talk about the book!

Books, Books, Books

New Activity Entrance

We upgraded our gymnasium / auditorium entrance this past week! Go Panthers!
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Cheerleading

Band Concert

Our 6th, 7th, and 8th grade band students put on an excellent performance this past week. Check out the video below for some bits of music!
Winter Band Concert
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Upcoming Athletics/Activities at LTMS

AVID Parent Meeting for 8th Graders

Wednesday, Dec. 18th, 6pm

8800 Penner Avenue

De Soto, KS

AVID, a new program, will start next year at DHS. AVID stands for Advancement Via Individual Determination and is a national program offered in several Johnson County schools designed to support students toward high academic achievement and college readiness. Next year, De Soto High School plans to begin the program, which includes the AVID Elective, with a group of freshmen students selected from those that apply. If you are interested in learning more about AVID, please join us at this event.

Vocal Music Concert

Tuesday, Dec. 10th, 7pm

8800 Penner Avenue

De Soto, KS

This is a required performance for any student in vocal music or choir class. Students should arrive by 6:30 to prepare for the performance.
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USD 232 Education Foundation

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The USD 232 Education Foundation is getting geared up for our FIRST end of year giving campaign, lovingly named 12 Days of Giving, in honor of our 12 schools in the district. Every dollar raised as part of this campaign will be used to support educational excellence for the students of USD 232, through teacher grants and school programs. Now is the time for our community to come together to imagine the possibilities these contributions can have in our district! Learn more www.usd232.org/educationfoundation or at follow us on Facebook or Twitter @USD232EF.


Donate now >> https://gkccf.kimbia.com/usdt00 or thru PayPal http://bitly.com/2DJqaBp


#USD232EF #12daysofgiving232 #232imagine

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P.A.W.S. (Save the Date)

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Breakfast / Lunch Menu

Click below to access/view the breakfast and lunch menu for LTMS.
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