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May 4, 2018

Senior recognition day at LMS!

Any former LMS students that are graduation this year are invited to a come and go reception at LMS in the library on May 8 from 4:50- 6:00.

City of Norman is working on streets nearby LMS.

Please be aware for drop off and pick up that the City of Norman will be closing streets for construction temporarily.

  • Acres from Porter to Ponca
  • Tonhawa from Porter to Ponca

Athletics Update

Football Parent Meeting Wednesday, May 9 in the auditorium at LMS from 5-6. Come meet coaches for next year's 7th and 8th grade football and the new NN football coach, Justin Jones. You will also learn about summer activities and what is needed to play football in the fall. Players should accompany parents if they can.

Physicals are being given for students planning to participate in sports for the 2018-2019 seasons. They are SATURDAY.

Longfellow team placement for incoming 7th and 8th graders will be May 14th and 15th 5:30 - 7:30 at Norman North HS North Gym. There will be buses that take the girls to NN after school. High School tryouts start Tuesday also, so if a student rides the bus on Tuesday, they need to sit quietly until the middle school tryout begins.

Computer Checks coming through Science Classes.

Mr. Berglan, our campus IT Help Desk Manager, will be checking every laptop in the month of May through science classes to determine what tickets need to be completed over the summer.

Close Out Procedures for the End of the School Year

Close Out Steps for Academic Year:

  • If you are leaving the district at the end of this school year and not returning to Norman Public Schools next August 2018, we are checking with your school sites to see about early check in of devices prior to finals week.

    • The Help Desk Team will accept the MacBook Devices reviewing for damage and helping you to remove your covers that you may have purchased.

    • They will check in both cords that were provided to you in addition to checking in your MacBook.

  • For students who find out after the last day of school in May 2018 that they will not be returning to Norman Public Schools in August 2018, please return your device and cords to your respective school site or Technology Services Center at 4100 N. Flood Ave.

    • The Help Desk Team will accept the MacBook Devices reviewing for damage and helping you to remove your covers that you may have purchased.

    • They will check in both cords that were provided to you in addition to checking in your MacBook.

  • During the first three school weeks of May, for students who are planning on returning to the district next year.

    • Please check in with the Help Desk at your school site so we can review the devices for any potential damage, allowing us to repair during the early part of summer 2018 and returning the device to you promptly.

    • You will have the opportunity to keep the device over the summer.

  • Summertime Updates.

    • Upgrades to the devices will happen during the summer months. When these updates push out, please keep the device plugged into power and connected to the internet, so that the updates will continue to work properly for you.

    • If you have repairs that are needed, please contact the Help Desk at your respective school site to get your device repaired.

    • If your device is lost or stolen during the summer, please contact the help desk at your respective school site to report the loss.

      • If you would like assistance for this, please contact the NPS Help Desk at

  • Interested in Purchasing a MacBook Air.

    • In working with our partners at Apple, please see following link - Apple Education Pricing. This will provide you an option to purchase a comparable MacBook Air to what you have been using in your current studies.

    • Our current MacBook being used by students is a MacBook Air model A1466.

  • Email and Drive Items

    • If you are preparing to leave the district and not return in August 2018, you may have items in your drive and gmail that you would like to be able to access in the future. Please plan on copying these items out of email and or drive, as your account will be inactivated thirty (30) days after you leave the district.

Norman North Athletics are Attached below. Check out all the opportunities.

Hey Future T-wolves! Save the date for Freshman Football Meeting.

Hey Future T-wolves! Save the date!!! Our spring meeting is set for Monday, May 14th at 6 p.m. This meeting is mandatory. Coach Jones wants to introduce the coaching staff and give you important summer information. Mark your calendars and make plans to attend at Norman North's library classroom.
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Updated Bell Schedule

Next week we will be back to having a flex schedule on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Note from Nurse Ashley

If your student still needs their Tdap for 7th grade please see information below on immunization clinic here at Longfellow. Students must have consent form prior to getting ANY immunizations. If you have questions please contact Nurse Ashley.
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Upcoming Events

May 1: Sports Banquet @ Longfellow MS

May 3: Spring Orientation for incoming 6th Graders, Longfellow MS @ 6:30 pm

May 8: Senior Receptions @ LMS, 4:50 in the library for 12th grade former Lions

May 10: Band Concert @ LMS

May 15: Choir Concert @ LMS

May 17: Orchestra Concert @ LMS

May 23: Awards Reception @ LMS, 6 pm (Invitations will be sent out to students receiving awards)

May 31: Last day field trips for 6-8 graders

*Please check the Longfellow Middle School calendar for updates.