LCMS Weekly Newsletter

September 2, 2022

Dear Lubbock-Cooper Middle School Families,

I hope everyone is doing well and you’ve got to hear your students talk about their classes and fun activities they’ve been having this week.

Just a reminder that there is no school on Monday, September 5 in observance of Labor Day. We look forward to having everyone back next week and to hearing about all the exciting things the students did over the long weekend.

Relax, rejuvenate and enjoy!

Jess McReynolds, Cathy Barnhill, & Tracye McCallister

Student Activities Spotlight

This week Coach Detwiler and Coach Webb took their 6th Grade Social Studies classes GeoCaching to learn about relative and absolute locations. All the kids enjoyed getting outside and learning about GeoCaching!

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2023 8th Grade Trip

All 8th grade families are welcome to join an informational parent meeting for this years trip to Washington D.C. and New York City. Whether you have signed up, need more information, or wanting to join us, please come to the meeting this Wednesday, Sept 7 at 6:00PM in the Cafeteria at LCMS.

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Each year the University Interscholastic League (UIL) host a competition with the mission of motivating students:

∙ To find new excitement in learning;

∙ To work with others in a competitive atmosphere;

∙ To achieve mastery of essential knowledge and skills;

  • To test their skills and knowledge;
  • To know the satisfaction of a successful performance; and
  • To achieve recognition for academic excellence.

Here is a flyer to check out if you and your student is interested in participating and to signup as well. UIL - Signup Flyer

September 12th - 16th: Homecoming Dress Up Days

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Transportation and Badges!

Starting this Tuesday, September 6!

Students must have a badge to ride the bus starting Tuesday! Please make sure your student has their badge. If they have lost it, they may purchase a new one for $5 at our front office. They will just need to let the driver know in the morning they will be getting a new badge. If they do not have a badge after school, parents will called and will need to come pick up their child.

Upcoming Events

September 5 - Labor Day - No School

September 6 - LCMS 7th Grade Football vs. McCool Scrimmage

  • 7th Grade - 5:30 @ LCMS Field

September 7 - LCMS 8th Grade Football vs. McCool Scrimmage

  • 8th Grade - 5:30 @ LCMS Field

September 8 - LCMS Volleyball Game vs. LBMS

  • 7th A Team - 5:30 @ LCHS Main Gym
  • 7th B Team - 6:30 @ LCHS Practice A Gym
  • 8th B Team - 5:30 @ LCHS Practice A Gym
  • 8th A Team - 6:30 @ LCHS Main Gym

September 10 - LCMS & LBMS 8th Grade Pool Play Volleyball Tournament

  • All 8th Grade A Teams - Start Time 9:00AM @ LBMS Main Gym
  • All 8th Grade B Teams - Start Time 9:00AM @ LCMS Main Gym

September 13 - LCMS 8th Grade Football vs. Cavazos

  • 8th Grade B - 5:30 @ LCMS Field
  • 8th Grade A - 6:45 @ LCMS Field

September 15 - LCMS Volleyball Game vs. Frienship

  • 7th B/A Teams - 5:30/6:30 @ LCMS Main Gym
  • 8th B/A Teams - 5:30/6:30 @ Frienship

September 16 - Homecoming Events

  • LCMS Homecoming Dance - 4:30-6:30 @ LCMS Cafeteria
  • LCHS Homecoming Football Game - 7:00-10:00 @ Pirate Stadium

School Information

We need your help! Please consider helping out with our concessions this year. If you are able to help, please sign up in the link provided. Thank you in advance!

Absences - Parents are to report student absences including early outs/late arrivals in their Skyward Family Access via an attendance request. This can be done in the app or on a desktop. Click here to view a how to video When submitting an Early Out or Late Arrival absence request, please be sure to UNSELECT the ‘all day check mark’. This ensures the attendance office knows what time your child will be leaving and/or arriving. Campus attendance email is for submitting documentation, such as a doctors note. If you have any questions please contact Annie Young or by calling the front office.

Skyward - Lubbock-Cooper ISD provides parents access to their children's records via our student information system, Skyward Family Access. Skyward Family Access maintains an open line of communication between school and home, and allows parents and students the opportunity to view grades, attendance information, schedules, calendars, and additional information any time of day. Skyward Family Access is available any place with an internet connection. Skyward Parent Link

Student Badges - All students will receive and must have their badges on them at all times. Badges will be used everyday to include: Bus Riding, Lunch Purchase, Library Checkout, etc.

Student Dress Code - As we return from summer break, please remind your students of our dress code policy. Student Dress Code

Lubbock-Cooper Middle School Administration Team

Mrs. Jess McReynolds - Principal

Mrs. Cathy Barnhill - Assistant Principal

Mrs. Tracye McCallister - Assistant Principal