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September 1, 2016

Upcoming No School Days

Just a reminder that there will be no school for students on Friday September 2nd - Tuesday September 6th. Classes will resume normally on Wednesday September 7th.

Digital Citizenship & Online Safety

Longfellow Middle School will be participating in digital citizenship and online safety during homeroom in the next few weeks.

School Picture Day

School pictures will be taken on September 16th during the school day. Make up pictures will be October 14th.

Drum line Auditions

Drum line auditions will take place on September 12th at 3:45 in the orchestra room. Auditions are open to any Longfellow Middle School learners (6th - 8th grade). No experience is necessary. Contact Mrs. Lynne Thompson for more information at (405) 366-8514.

Homework Helpers

Homework helpers will begin on Wednesday September 7 at 4:00 pm. Homework helpers is an opportunity for students to get assistance on their homework. Homework helpers will be available on Wednesdays from 4:00 to 5:00.

Popcorn & Pickles during Homeroom

PTA is selling popcorn and pickles with the help of leadership class during homeroom on Friday September 9th.

Support LMS Lions @ Sonic

Visit Sonic on Tuesday September 6th and 20th from 5:00 to 8;00 pm and tell them you are with Longfellow MS. All proceeds go to support LMS activities.

PTA Update

The Longfellow Board would like to thank all of the families who have helped us out with the Welcome Back Breakfast and the Luncheon we had this week. Thanks for your time, supplies and fantastic dishes you provided. Both meals were very much appreciated by the teachers and staff.


The LMS PTA Facebook page is up and running. You can find us @LMSNormanPTA. We will keep it updated with PTA and other Longfellow news. Please give us a like when you get a chance.


Should you have any questions, comments or need to contact the PTA for any reason, please send an email to lmsnormanpta@gmail.com

The Emerald Ticket PTA Fundraiser

2016 Emerald Ticket Fundraiser has begun!


Please check with your students as they should have brought home packets with the Emerald Ticket raffle tickets and sales information today.


The Emerald Ticket is our main fundraiser for the year. All proceeds are used for supplies and activities that benefit the students, teachers and staff here at Longfellow.


Tickets are $5 each and we have two Grand Prizes this year, a $500 Visa Gift Card and a Pair of OU vs. Texas Football Tickets. The drawing will be Sept. 30th. All tickets and money will be collected daily before first hour and must be turned in by Sept. 30th. If your student is unable to sell tickets, please have them return them to the office during the daily collection time.


Students will earn prizes as well.

The top seller will have a choice of an XBOX One or a Kindle Fire HD.

The 2nd place seller will receive a choice of a Fitbit Aria or Beats Mixr Headphones.

All students who sell tickets will be entered into a drawing for various prizes that include Gift Cards to Regal Cinemas, Andy Alligator's, Target and Walmart to name a few.

Also we have group goals that may involve some fun with some of our staff members.

Please see the enclosed flyer for full details.


Thank you for your support!

The Longfellow PTA Board

Check out our social media accounts!

Follow us on social media for updates!

Twitter: @LMSLions

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Upcoming Events

August 26 & 27: Softball Chickasha Tournament

August 29: Softball v. Irving MS

August 29: Volleyball v Southmoore

August 30: Softball v Western Heights

August 30: Football v Irving MS

August 30: Volleyball v Whittier

September 3: Volleyball Noble Tournament (7th)

September 3: Brookhaven Run

September 6: Softball v Harrah MS

September 6: Volleyball v Noble

September 6: Sonic Fundraiser @ Porter

September 6: Football v Alcott

September 8-10: Softball v Little Axe Tournament

September 9: Midwest City Cross Country

September 10: Volleyball v Longfellow Tournament (7th)

September 12: Softball v Whittier MS

September 12: Volleyball v Westmoore

September 13: Football v Highland West

September 15: Softball v Moore

September 16: United Day of Caring Partnership

September 17: Volleyball V Irving MS

September 19: Softball v Alcott MS

September 19: Volleyball v Moore

September 20: Softball v Southmoore

September 20: Sonic Fundraiser @ Porter

September 20: Football v. Brink

September 22: Softball v Irving MS

September 22: Volleyball v Alcott

September 24: Volleyball v Noble Tournament

September 24: Cross Country OSU Cowboy Jamboree Stillwater

September 26: Softball v Noble MS

September 26: Volleyball v Southmore

September 27: Football v Moore Central

September 29: Softball v Westmore

September 29: Volleyball v Whittier MS

September 29: NNHS/ NHS Dual Cross Country

October 3: Volleyball v Irving MS

October 4: Cross Country Conference NHS

October 4: Football v Moore West

*Please check the Longfellow Middle School calendar for updates. http://www.norman.k12.ok.us/middle-school-longfellow/calendar

Booster Club Update

The LMS Booster Club is looking for someone to coordinate athletic concessions. This is to facilitate volunteers working the concession. Anyone interested, contact Mrs Hime or email lmsathleticboosters@gmail.com.