Showing posts from March, 2016

March 25, 2016

Good afternoon.  I hope that your week has gone well.  In an effort to help parents of current Fifth Grade Center students become aware of our building, I will be including them in the weekly Update emails and blogs through the remainder of the school year.  FGC parents, we look forward to working with you and your children in the coming years.  
Here are a couple of quick items for your attention: Cell phones and students - We understand that cell phones are a reality for many/most middle school children.  With the potential for distractions and other issues, I ask that cell phones and other communication devices carried to school by students be turned off and stored in their secured/locked locker during the “business day” from 8:15 AM to 3:05 PM.  Due to their capability for internet access, teachers may allow student cell phone use in their classrooms for educational purposes.  Otherwise, I would hope that cell phone possession and use during the school day will not become a major is…

March 10, 2016

Good morning.  With Spring Break almost upon us, I thought it best to get this out before thoughts of trout fishing (and possibly some ugly golf) overwhelmed me.  The family will be out of town for a portion of the break, in a location with limited email/internet access.  I will attempt to get caught up with messages upon our return.    Please be aware that Infinite Campus will be unavailable on Friday March 11 from 7 AM - 7 PM, due to system maintenance.
Thank you to everyone who scheduled Spring Portfolio Conferences.  I think that last night went well, I enjoyed seeing everyone in my section of the building, and look forward to seeing those who have appointments this afternoon and tonight. Having coordinated Parent Conferences at LHWHS before coming to LMS, I know how much of a job it is to make everything work.  Special thanks to Associate Principal Dr. Tiffany Taylor-Johnson for coordinating each year’s fall and spring conferences.  Special thanks also to A…