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8th Grade Basketball Tournament: May 21-22

Fire Drill- May 23: Period 4

Museum of Tolerance Field Trip- May 24

MOCA Field Trip- May 24

Rotary Award Luncheon- May 24: 11:45 am-1:30 pm

8th Grade Magnet Dinner Party- May 24- 6:00 pm

 

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Posted by: Jim Ramirez
Published: 5/19/18




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6th Grade Class Meeting- Monday, May 14: Advisory- MPR

Last Day of SBAC Testing- Wednesday, May 16

8th Grade Magnet Field Trip- Wednesday, May 16

7th Grade Class Meeting- Wednesday, May 16: Advisory- MPR

ELAC Meeting- Thursday, May 17: 10:00 am- Library

Student Body Elections- May 17

Magnet Parent Meeting- Thursday, May 17- 5:00 pm- Room 1

50th Anniversary OPEN HOUSE- Thursday, May 17: 5:00 pm -8:00 pm

Minimum Day- Friday, May 18th

8th Grade Grad Night at Magic Mountain- Friday, May 18th

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Posted by: Jim Ramirez
Published: 5/12/18




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Magnet Orientation- Tuesday, May 8- 2:30-5:00 pm: MPR

Japanese American Museum Field Trip- Wednesday, May 9

Class of 2014 Reunion- Wednesday, May 9- Library

8th Grade Advisory Meeting- Thursday, May 10: 3:15 pm- MPR

School Based Management Meeting- Thursday, May 10- 3:15 pm: Library

Spring Band Concert- Friday, May 11: 6:00 pm- Nucleus

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Posted by: Jim Ramirez
Published: 5/7/18




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The California Testing season begins on Monday, April 16th.  Parents, please ensure your children arrive to school on time so that testing is not disrupted.  Be sure students are well rested and eat a healthy breakfast so that they may do their best on the test.  To avoid interruption in your child's testing, please schedule medical and dental appointments after 3pm on testing days.

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Posted by: Jim Ramirez
Published: 4/14/18




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District Standardized Testing Begins- Monday, April 9

LMS Band Performance- Chatsworth HS- Thursday, April 19: 3:00pm

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Posted by: Jim Ramirez
Published: 4/13/18




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Anti Bullying Assemblies- Wednesday, April 4: Periods 2-4

Stage Crew Field Trip- Thursday, April 5

 

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Posted by: Jim Ramirez
Published: 4/2/18




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Spring Break:  School Resumes Tuesday, April 3rd.

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Posted by: Jim Ramirez
Published: 3/26/18




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Title 1 Meeting- Tues. March 20: 10:00 am- Library

Fire Drill- Wed. March 21: Advisory

8th Grade Class Meeting- Thurs. March 22: Advisory

School Safety Meeting- Thurs. March 22: 3:15 pm- Conf. Room

Minimum Day- Friday, March 23: 12:30 pm Dismissal

Title 1 Meeting- Friday, March 23: 1:30 pm- Library

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Posted by: Jim Ramirez
Published: 3/17/18




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All parents are invited to Parent-Teacher Conferences on Thursday, March 15th from 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm.  Come meet with your child's teachers to review progress report cards.  Students will receive progress report cards in Advisory on Thursday.  All parents are invited and welcome!

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Posted by: Jim Ramirez
Published: 3/14/18




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Thursday, March 1- 8th Grade Panorama Picture: Period 2

Thursday, March 1- PTO Meeting: 4:00pm- Library

March 1- March 8 8th Grade Flag Football Tournament- Lunch

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Posted by: Jim Ramirez
Published: 2/26/18




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Please click the link below to read a message regarding School Safety from School Police Chief Zipperman.
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Posted by: Jim Ramirez
Published: 2/20/18




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Please see the attached correspondence from LAUSD Superintendent Ekchian regarding the above-mentioned subject.

 

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Posted by: Jim Ramirez
Published: 2/19/18




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NO SCHOOL: President's Day- Monday, February 19

Shelter in Place Drill- Wednesday, 2/21: Period 6

Leadership Field Trip- Thursday, 2/22

8th Grade Advisory Meeting- Thursday, 2/22: Advisory

Youth Services Dance Performance: Friday, 2/23: Lunch

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Posted by: Jim Ramirez
Published: 2/19/18




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The late application window is now open to apply for entrance to Lawrence Gifted Magnet and the NEW PIONEERING SCIENCE MAGNET.  For more information on our magnet schools or application process, contact Marilu Pigliapoco, Principal at (818) 678-7900.  To apply go to echoices.lausd.net

 

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Posted by: Jim Ramirez
Published: 2/18/18




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Lincoln Assemblies- Monday, 2/12: Period 2-6

ELAC Meeting- Tuesday, 2/13-10:00 AM : Library

Local District NW Principals' Meeting- Wednesday, 2/14

8th Grade Lawn Day Thursday, 2/15- Nucleus

Valentine's Dance- Friday, 2/16: Lunch- MPR

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Posted by: Jim Ramirez
Published: 2/14/18




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Chatsworth Neighborhood Council: 2/7 6:00 pm- Library

8th Grade Library Poster Contest : 2/8 12:00pm- Library

School Based Management Meeting: 2/8 3:15pm- Library

Intervention Classes- 2/10 8:00 am-12:00 pm

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Posted by: Jim Ramirez
Published: 2/5/18




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ELAC Meeting: Mon. 1/22: 4:00pm- Library

Met. Educational Theatre Field Trip: Tues. 1/23

School Site Council Meeting: Wed. 1/24: 3:15pm- Library

Getty Villa Field Trip: Thurs. 1/25 

High School Night: Thurs. 1/25: 3:00-5:30pm MPR

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Posted by: Jim Ramirez
Published: 1/21/18




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MLK Day NO SCHOOL- Monday, Jan. 15

Fire Drill- Wednesday, Jan. 17: Period 5

8th Grade Lawn Day- Thursday, Jan. 18: Lunch

8th Grade Class Meeting- Thursday, Jan 18: Advisory

 

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Posted by: Jim Ramirez
Published: 1/16/18




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Band Booster Meeting- Wed. 1/10 6:30pm- Room 23

Getty Villa Field Trip- Thurs. 1/11

PTO Meeting- Thurs. 1/11 4:00pm- Library

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Posted by: Jim Ramirez
Published: 1/9/18




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The Lawrence Middle School Administration, Faculty, and Staff wish all students, their families, and the community a wonderful Holiday and a Happy New Year.  School will resume on January 8, 2018.

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Posted by: Jim Ramirez
Published: 12/16/17




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All schools that were closed due to the wildfires will reopen on Monday, December 11.
 
The decision to reopen schools was based on improved air quality and the lifting of mandatory evacuations that affected school communities.
 
The safety of our students and employees is always top priority.
 
L.A. Unified crews are working through the weekend to install new air filters as needed and ensure that facilities are ready for teaching and learning to resume. Some outdoor activities may be limited until air quality returns to normal levels.
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Posted by: Jim Ramirez
Published: 12/9/17




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Due to the local wildfires, school will be closed Thursday, December 7 and Friday, December 8.  School will resume Monday, December 11. The Lawrence community’s thoughts go out to those families affected by the fires. 

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Posted by: Jim Ramirez
Published: 12/7/17




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Model United Nations New York Trip- December 3-10

8th Grade Kickball Tournament- December 4-7 during Lunch

PTO Meeting- December 4th, 4:00pm in the School Library

Chatsworth HS Field Trip- December 5th

Chatsworth Neighborhood Council- December 6th, 6:00 pm in the School Library

Band Booster Meeting- December 6th, 6:30 pm in Room 23

MOCA Field Trip- December 7th

Winter Concert- December 8th, 4:00pm in the MPR

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Posted by: Jim Ramirez
Published: 11/30/17




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Parents and Families:

The Title I Parent Involvement Policy will be sent home to all families on November 30. 

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Posted by: Jim Ramirez
Published: 11/27/17




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School will be closed for the Thanksgiving Holiday the week of November 20.  Lawrence Middle School extends best wishes and gratitude to all Lawrence Lions and their families during the Thanksgiving holiday.  Enjoy a safe and thankful holiday.  We are thankful for all you do. 

WE ARE ALL LIONS.

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Posted by: Jim Ramirez
Published: 11/18/17




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Published: 11/6/17




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November is the month that Lawrence Middle School submits the names of eighth graders for the printing of culmination certificates. Parents will have the opportunity to request any changes that need to be made in advance. The deadline to turn in the name change card is November 15th. Please review the way your child’s name appears on the report cards, for this is the way it will be printed on the certificate. (e.g. Smith, John T. on report card will be printed John T. Smith on the certificate).  Please have your child come to the Counseling Office to pick up the OFFICIAL pink culmination name card form-FOR CHANGES ONLY- and return it to the office before the deadline. A parent’s signature is required. We will not be able to honor any requests received after the deadline.

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Posted by: Jim Ramirez
Published: 10/28/17




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Parent Teacher Conference Night

Thursday, October 19

Teachers will be available to discuss your child's academic progress from 4:00-6:00 pm.  A parent workshop on how to use PASSPORT will be held in the school library from 4:00-6:00 pm.

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Posted by: Jim Ramirez
Published: 10/18/17




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It is time to place orders for our Ernest Lawrence Middle School Golden Anniversary Shirts.  The cost per shirt is $20. The shirts will feature the embroidered Golden Anniversary emblem along with your name and title.

 

You can order any size shirt in a male or female cut.

 

Please fill out an order form (attachment below) and turn in to Marsha Minassian in the Attendance Office along with a check made out to the "Lawrence Faculty/Staff Assoc" for $20 per shirt.  (Quantity is unlimited).

 

A sample of the logo design and style of the shirt is on display on the counter of the main office.

 

The order will be placed on Thursday, October 19th.

 

For more information, contact:

 

Brent Smiley

Golden Anniversary Committee Chair

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Posted by: Jim Ramirez
Published: 10/15/17




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Gifted/Highly Gifted and our NEW Pioneering Science Magnet

Tour Dates:

October 12
October 18
October 25
November 2
November 7

8:05 AM in the school library.  Parents and prospective students are welcome to attend.

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Posted by: Jim Ramirez
Published: 10/9/17




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To all members of the Ernest Lawrence Middle School Community,

 

Over the next week or two, our school will be moving away from Jupiter Grades and into Schoology (Passport). This is part of a shift among all secondary schools in LAUSD and is required by the district.

 

Parents, if you have not already done so please use the following link to establish a LAUSD Passport Account. Follow the directions and you will need your child's student ID number (you can find it on their ID card) and their birthdate to access their information. https://passportapp.lausd.net/parentaccess/login.jsp

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Posted by: Jim Ramirez
Published: 9/22/17




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Posted by: Terri Fernandez
Published: 9/18/17




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Published: 9/18/17




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Ernest Lawrence Middle School Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) Minutes

August 3, 2017

LMS Library

3:20 (Executive) 3:45 PM (General)

Executive Meeting

Call to Order at 4:10pm

Roll Call/ Attendance [Paper sheet sign-in]

Establish Quorum

Executive Meeting Minutes of May 10, 2017 (review and adoption)-

Minutes approved with one correction to report title  M/S/A

 

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Posted by: Terri Fernandez
Published: 9/14/17




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6th Grade & New Student Orientation

Wednesday, August 9th

9am - 11am or 2pm - 4pm

 

 

Returning Student Orientation

Thursday, August 10th

9am - 11am or 2pm - 4pm

 

Purchase PE Clothes, Parents fill out the 2017-2018 school forms and

your student will receive their locker and textbooks.               

 

FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL, TUESDAY, AUGUST 15TH

7:56am to 1:30pm

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Posted by: Marcos Tarditti
Published: 8/1/17




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Posted by: Thane Opfell
Published: 6/14/17




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There will be a Parent Teacher Organization meeting in the school library on June 8, 2017.

 

Please click on the attachment below to view the meeting agenda.

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Posted by: Thane Opfell
Published: 6/2/17




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Monday, June 5, 8th grade during advisory-- outdoor stage area

Tuesday, June 6, 7th grade during advisory-- outdoor stage area

Wednesday, June 7, 6th grade during advisory-- covered eating area

 

 

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Posted by: Thane Opfell
Published: 6/2/17




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Students in grades 6 and 7 will be receiving awards today for academic achievement and exceptional performance in other areas.

Their awards ceremony starts at 2:00 PM.

 

Students in grade 8 will be honored beginning at 5:00 PM.

 

Both ceremonies will take place in the MPR.

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Posted by: Thane Opfell
Published: 6/1/17




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Please join us for a public meeting starting at 6:00 PM, May 31, 2017 to hear a presentation about enrollment options. It will be held in the MPR. Please see the flyer below.

 

 

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Posted by: Thane Opfell
Published: 5/30/17




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The Rotary Club of Granada Hills hosted the Stanley Durban Awards Luncheon on Thursday, May 25, 2017. The event took place in our library, and it has been an annual activity since the school's opening in 1968. Fourteen students will be honored at today's luncheon for accomplishments in technical arts and elective classes. Categories for the Craftsman Award include: Stage Crew, Computers, Band, Leadership, Yearbook, Korean Language, Art, AVID, and Most Creative.

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Posted by: Thane Opfell
Published: 5/25/17




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Extended Learning Opportunity Summer (ELOS) School

Lawrence Middle School

 

  • June 20th - July 19th
  • 8:00 am to 11:50 am
  • Only one subject in ELA or Math
  • Priority given to students who received D or F in ELA or Math
  • Applications have already been sent home with students, but you could pick up a blank application in the Attendance Office.
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Posted by: Thane Opfell
Published: 5/22/17




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(Editor's Note: This important news element was published earlier on the school web site. Some community members have reported student safety concerns, particularly about the issue of students jaywalking or neglecting to look both ways before stepping into a crosswalk. Double parking is another concern as well.)

 

Streets adjacent to Lawrence Middle School will fill up with cars in a little more than one week as parents drop off and pick up students. Peak congestion times are 7:30-8:00 AM and 2:40-3:10 PM on Variel and Independence Avenues. Some parents have opted to arrive earlier or to drop off or pick up students on a close by street where there is less traffic. The speed limit in a school zone is 25 miles per hour. Double parking to drop off or pick up a student is prohibited and could result in the issuance of a parking ticket.

 

Please be very observant of pedestrian and bicycle traffic around the school. Two crosswalks are in front of the school entrance on Variel Avenue and are in heavy use at starting and dismissal times. Also, please be mindful of the parking restrictions in effect and posted on signs around the school.

 

News Update of September 19, 2016

 

Students must exercise caution whenever crossing a street. First, do not jaywalk--that is, cross a street where there is no crosswalk or clearly defined intersection. Second, when using a crosswalk, look both ways before attempting to cross, and pay attention to any signals at the intersection. 

 

News Update of January 20, 2017

 

Lemarsh Street (north end of campus) has become a heavy traffic area both before and at the end of school. Please refrain from stopping in the middle of the street to pick up/drop off students.

 

News Update of May 15, 2017

 

Students must always exercise caution when crossing the street. Cross the street only at intersections with crosswalks. Look both ways before crossing.

 

Drivers are reminded that double parking to pick up a student can result in the issuance of a parking ticket. 

 

 

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Posted by: Thane Opfell
Published: 1/19/17