LMS News for You
Open House, Friday, July 30
WELCOME BACK MUSTANGS! We are excited about the new year! Please plan to attend our Open House according to the following schedule.
7th Grade - 10 AM to 11:30 AM
8th Grade - 12 PM to 1:30 PM
4:30 PM– 5:30 PM - Teams 6A, 6C, 6E, Homerooms Arestil and Walden
Free & Reduced Meals ApplicationThe Free and Reduced Price Meal Application is available here: http://gwinnett.schoollunchapp.com/
The following reasons are why we want all families who might qualify to fill out the form.
1. Increased funding to support student education.
2. Additional funding for technology and internet access.
3. Discounts for fees associated with college application process.
4. Discounted fees for SAT, ACT & AP Tests along with scholarship opportunities.
5. Free or reduced prices for healthy, nutritious student meals.
See additional information by clicking here.
SEA Media Center Services
This QR code directs to a video where Mrs. Checkwood reviews the media center services available during our Summer Enrichment + Acceleration program.
SEA Update from GCPSNearly 27,000 GCPS students are registered for the district’s In-Person Summer Enrichment + Acceleration (SEA) Program (grades 1-8) and our Rising K Academy (kindergarten), which are set for June 14 to July 2!Due to the high levels of interest, GCPS has made adjustments in the middle school hours so we can provide transportation for all students in the program. Middle school families received a reminder about this change via SchoolMessenger.Find more information about SEA here: http://bit.ly/gcps_SEAMS
SEA Media Center
Book Pickup Times:
*Lunch - 12:25 PM - 2:00 PM
Not sure what to read next?
Fill out the interest form below and library staff will select a book bundle based on your interests.
Pick up your Book Bundle in the Media Center or use our Curbside Service.
Interest form: https://t.co/9iS1097jmB?amp=1
8:30 - 12:00 & 2:30 - 3:30
Please call the number when you arrive at LMS.
Read to Lead...Live!
Stacey Abrams will speak directly to students on the season finale of Read to Lead: Live!
Participated in this school year’s last student-centered Read to Lead: Live! webinar featuring author and political leader, Stacey Abrams.
On June 4th at 1:00 PM EST, we’re excited to share that Stacey Abrams will share her story and journey to becoming the most voted Democrat in the State of Georgia’s history when she ran for Governor, and authoring books that are on the New York Times bestseller list with students from all over the country.
Can't attend in person? Register anyway at https://readtolead.org/ (scroll to the bottom of the page and click “Read to Lead: Live!), and you'll receive an emailed recording after the live session.
Summer Food Resources and Assistance
Gwinnett County Public Schools: Information regarding meals during summer school and the K-8 Summer Enrichment and Acceleration program will be communicated with participating families. However, all GCPS families can take advantage of the curbside pickup service for children ages 18 and younger. The meals—both breakfast and lunch—will be provided at 27 middle schools from June 14 to July 2 between 11 a.m. to noon on weekdays. (All middle schools will participate except Five Forks MS and Jones MS, which are undergoing construction.)
Gwinnett County Community Services is offering free grab-and-go breakfasts and lunches at 25 locations. Curbside pick-up of nutritious meals is for 18 years or younger or those 19 years of age or older with a physical or mental impairment. Click here for a list of county locations and additional information.
Gwinnett Cares is another resource for families seeking food resources and assistance this summer, available at https://gwinnettcares.org/need-help/individual/food/.
Families also can find food resources and help with housing and utilities through United Way’s 2-1-1 Contact Center. Learn more at https://www.unitedwayatlanta.org/need-help/.
Summer Enrichment + AccelerationThe deadline to register your 6th or 7th grade child for the Summer Enrichment + Acceleration (SEA) Program is this Sunday, May 9 at 11:59 PM.The registration link was sent by email on Wednesday and is also available on eCLASS.
Read more about SEA here: https://www.gcpsk12.org/sea
2021 Football and Cheerleading Registration
Bryson Park "Warriors" Youth Athletic Association, in partnership with Gwinnett County Parks & Recreation, are now registering for 2021 Football and Cheerleading every Saturday. Follow this link for further information on the times and cost of these activities.
Traveling Outside the U.S. this Spring?
WHEN YOU GET HOME...STAY HOME (for 7 days)!
Gwinnett County Public Schools has published guidelines from the CDC regarding international travel. Please read these important guidelines if you or anyone in your household plans to travel in the coming weeks/months.
Lifelines Suicide Prevention Program at LMS for 7th graders
We all share a common goal for our children to be safe and protected. This suicide prevention program will be taught to 7th grader through role playing exercises, during the month of October. Please click on the link here to read the letter explaining the program.
If you do not wish for your student to participate, please send in a signed note to your child's teacher or counselor indicating your preference.
2020-21 Updated School Supply List
As we prepare to welcome our 7th graders back into the building tomorrow, and 8th grade students next week, we want to make sure all students--both face-to-face and virtual, have all the necessary supplies for school to be as prepared and productive as possible. Please click on the link here to see the updated school supply list for this school year. Click here for the list in Spanish.
Informed with Irish
LMS BACK TO SCHOOL Q & A August 10, 2020 at 6:00PM We will share information through a Zoom meeting Come and join us to hear important Information & ask questions Check your email for more information about how to join in!
Are You Prepared for Digital Learning?
We need to hear from you by Friday, August 7th. Please complete the form below to let us know your access to digital devices and technology. This will allow us to support you during the digital learning period. Please complete one of these forms for each student that you have attending Lilburn Middle School.
Device Pick-Up Times:Monday, August 3: 2 PM to 4 PM.
Tuesday, August 4: 2 PM to 4 PM.
Wednesday, August 5: 9 AM to 11 AM and 2 PM to 4 PM.
Thursday, August 6: 9 AM to 11 AM and 2 PM to 4 PM.
Friday, August 7: 9 AM to 11 AM and 2 PM to 4 PM.
Click here for information about Chromebooks: English Spanish
Click here for information about Internet hotspots: English Spanish
Contact 770-921-1776 with questions or concerns about devices.
Digital Learning Guide
The schedule for students in our English Learner Academies and Gear Up program will be shared separately.
New Principal, Dr. Nicole Irish, Shares Her Welcome Message
Lilburn Middle School welcomes our new principal, Dr. Nicole Irish, to the Mustangs family! Please click here to read the Principal's Welcome Message from Dr. Irish. You can also click the image above to watch her welcome video.
New lists of resources for families
Our School Social Worker has recently shared these extensive lists of resources for families in need.
Tutor.com Now Offering FREE Tutoring Online Through Gwinnett Co Public Liibrary
Beginning today 4/6/2020, the Gwinnett County Public Library is partnering with the school district to provide online tutoring support to Gwinnett students through Tutor.com.
Parent and Adolescent Workshop - 6 Keys to Understanding and Raising a Teenager
In English: Wednesday, Feb 27th 6-7pm, Lilburn MS Media Center
Parenting Workshop Flyer-English
en Espanol: Thursday, Feb 28th 6-7pm, Lilburn MS Media Center
Parenting Workshop Flyer-en Espanol
Knowing how to understand teenagers reinforces family relationships. Many parents go through difficult situations when raising their adolescents. This conference is going to provide some tips to understand and manage their children.
Contact Mike Doyne in the Parent Center (404) 683-3445 with any questions.
Support Lilburn MS While You Shop
Did you know there were many easy ways to support Lilburn Middle School? Help support LMS by shopping for the same products and using the mercharts you already visit:
- Amazon Smile: Use this website instead when shopping on Amazon.com
- Lilburn MS Box Tops for Education to automatically contribute
- Kroger Community Rewards while shopping at Kroger stores
- Publix Partners while shopping at Publix grogery stores
- My Coke Rewards for your favorite Coca~Cola products
- GoFundMe charitable donations for our school's general needs
If you have other fundraising ideas, please let us know!