Presentation on theme: "Welcome to Curriculum Night at R.C. Loflin Middle School Principal Damon Patterson 7 th Grade Asst. Principal – Amber White Counselor – Doug Hampton 8."— Presentation transcript:
Welcome to Curriculum Night at R.C. Loflin Middle School Principal Damon Patterson 7 th Grade Asst. Principal – Amber White Counselor – Doug Hampton 8 th Grade Asst. Principal – Diana Greenhouse Counselor – Teri Rodgers
JOSHUA ISD will be a HIGHLY ACCLAIMED MODEL of EDUCATIONAL EXCELLENCE JISD Vision Statement (2015)
JISD Mission Statement Joshua ISD develops productive citizens of exceptional character who are life-long learners
LMS Mission Statement To exemplify excellence in academics, athletics, arts, and actions. School Motto The Key is Me OWL PRIDE: Exemplary Success through Commended Performance
LMS Keys of Excellence Integrity Failure Leads to Success Speak with Good Purpose This Is It Commitment Ownership Flexibility Balance
A Rachel’s Challenge Campus Special program started by parents of Rachel Scott Promoting kindness and compassion
Joshua ISD Education Foundation Grant - $3,336.00!!!
Rachel’s Challenge Summit Plano, Texas June nd, 2012
Joshua ISD Education Foundation Grant - $600.00!!!
JISD Education Foundation Approximately $ has been granted to LMS teachers for enhancing learning in the classroom!! Please show your support with a donation
Permanently honor your outstanding student, favorite teacher, special family member or friend! From August 17 through September 30, leaves on the Ray Dane Tree of Excellence, located in the foyer of Acker Auditorium, will be available for purchase. During this special event, your $200 contribution will be acknowledged with an inscription on a leaf with your honoree’s name and/or your own.
Academic UIL LMS will compete in UIL this fall All students are encouraged to participate in this exciting and challenging academic competition!! Maps, Graphs & Charts Mathematics Modern Oratory Number Sense Ready Writing Science Social Studies Spelling Editorial Writing Art
Six Weeks Tests October 1-5, st Six Weeks November 5-9, nd Six Weeks December 17-21, 2012 SEMESTER TEST February 19-22, th Six Weeks April 15-19, th Six Weeks June 3-6, 2013 SEMESTER TEST
STAAR PREP Testing January 18, th Writing February 14, th and 8 th Math February 15, th and 8 th Reading March 19, th Science March 20, th Social Studies
STAAR Testing April 2, th Writing Day 1 and 8 th Math April 3, th Writing Day 2 and 8 th Reading April 23, th Math April 24, th Reading and 8 th Science April 25, th Social Studies
Parent-Teacher-Student Conferences T eachers are available to meet with you and your student during their scheduled conference times/before school/after-school by appointment. Please contact your student’s teacher to schedule a conference.
Homework Haven Hours – afterschool -5:30, Monday-Thursday beginning Monday, September 17 th Transportation is provided to Homework Haven Students must be picked up by 5:30 Students must have work to complete with them every day!
Skyward Family Access Grades are posted throughout each six weeks on the internet. Please visit our district website for links to Skyward Family Access and our school/teacher websites at your convenience for updated information on all things pertaining to your student. All 7 th grade students access Skyward in Computer Lab Password info available in the front office
Dress Code No flip-flops are allowed No holes in jeans allowed No sagging of the pants/jeans For boys: hair should not touch the back of the collar of their shirt, or extend beyond the top of the eyebrow Boys need to be clean-shaven No piercings/gauges CELL PHONES are not allowed. If seen or heard, they will be turned in to the office and may be retrieved after a fee of $15.00 has been paid
Blue Friday Fridays are BLUE FRIDAY spirit days at LMS!!!! Please encourage your student to wear a Joshua shirt to show school pride and support for their campus and district!! GO OWLS!!! LMS is the BEST!!!
PARENT PICK-UP Awesome job parents!!! Thank you for your patience and cooperation!! YOUR STUDENT’S SAFETY IS OUR PRIORITY
Homecoming Early Release Day Early Release on Friday October 12 1:00 Mums may be worn at school Homecoming Parade 2:00
Ways You Can Help Provide a quiet area for your student to do homework and study. Make sure your student gets plenty of sleep at night. Studies have shown that rest is essential during pre- adolescence. Being alert and attentive ensures readiness each day. Review your student’s planner/expandable file folder. Log on to our district and class websites at Listen to/observe your child, communicate with teachers, be patient.
Thank you for your continued support as we work together towards a successful school year for all of our students!!