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                                            Thursday,  April 12, 2018   

Today is a Gold day


Today is Full Orchestra, Band and Chorus.


No school for Teachers or Students on Friday, April 13th.

April Break is April 16 - April 20, there is No School.

Student Reminder
: No Laptops are to go home over April Break.  Students that do, risk losing their take home privileges for the remainder of the year.

There will be no SAGA today, Thursday, April 12th.
SAGA will have a meeting after school on Monday, April 23rd, in Ms. Briley's room, 304, to prepare for Day of Silence! Any SAGA or Civil Rights Team members are welcome to join. We will make posters and organize ourselves--we need people to do announcements, hand out stickers, buttons and silence cards. This years Day of Silence is on Friday, April 27th--anyone who has felt the silencing effects of bullying can take back the silence.

PPS Parent University,
"Transforming Schools: Creating Safe and Welcoming Schools for Transgender and Gender Expansive Students", will be held Thursday, April 26th, at the Lincoln Middle School Learning Commons, from 5:30pm - 7:30pm. All are welcome.

PTO Events:

Box tops for Education - The PTO is running a Box Top fundraiser competition.  The house with the most box tops collected during the competition will win a popsicle party!  Students are asked to bring in their box tops and put them in the collection container in their Lions" Pride room.  The competition runs through 5/15.  Counts will be updated and posted each month to promote some healthy competition and school spirit!
Hanging  Baskets are now for sale thru May 5th ; pick up will be May 11th or 12th. Selection options and order forms are available in the Main office. Payment of $27 for each order is due when order is placed.
PTO Calendar Raffle- the PTO has put together an amazing calendar raffle for the month of May leading up to the 5K.  Tickets are on sale now! Buy a raffle ticket for $10 and you get a chance to win one of the prizes! The more tickets you buy, the more prizes you can win! A winner is drawn every day in the month of May! Raffle Calendars and tickets are available in the Main office.
The Last School Dance will be on Friday, April 27th, 6:30pm - 8pm. Sign ups will begin Monday, April 23rd, in the main office, before and after school.  Cost is $5, you must sign up prior to the dance, no sign ups at the door.
Annual LMS School's Out 5K is scheduled for Saturday, June 9th.  Registration is now open at https://runsignup.com/Race/ME/Portland/LMSSchoolsOut5k

LMS has a partnership with the Locker Project which gives us free food to help families--we have soup,spaghetti,macaroni and cheese,rice, and cereal. Please see Ms.Randall in student services if you would like to bring some food home to your family---we all need some extra help sometimes. 

No 5210 meeting meeting
today(vacation begins at 2:15.)
No MakerSpace today, Thursday, April 12.
Sports today:
Baseball and Softball practice today at Dougherty Field and all should be there at 3pm.                               Boys and Girls Outdoor track practice today, meet at the back door at the end of the day.                Outdoor track will practice next Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday from 9am to 11am.                                        All boys and girls indoor track jerseys must be turned in this week before vacation. Please be prompt with this.

Students are reminded, please sign in at the main office to  see a teacher prior to the start of the school day. Otherwise, ALL students should be in either the cafeteria OR the gazebo area until the bell rings.  No students should be in classrooms without permission from a teacher.

A late bus will be available for students who are eligible for transportation every afternoon but Wednesday.
The late bus will arrive at 3:30pm. Any student planning to take the late bus must get a pass from the staff member they are staying after with.  After 3:15 when many activities will end, students waiting for the late bus must report to the music room to wait in a supervised location.  Students may NOT wait outside or leave school grounds prior to taking the bus and no students will be allowed to board the bus without a pass.

Garden Club will start again!
The first meeting is On Monday, April 23, after vacation.  Please meet in Mrs. Driscoll's room, room 10 by 2:25pm.  We will be working outside in the gardens around the dome and a bit in the dome.  Anyone can join!

Students who signed up for the Spring Cooking Club Session
plan to meet in Mrs. Driscoll’s room for a brief meeting Tuesday after break. The first Cooking Club session will start Thursday after break.

Spring Drama Club
  meets after school on Mondays in the Learning Commons. All are welcome to join.

Technology Club
will meet on Mondays, at 2:20 in Room G8. Everyone is invited! 

Comic Book Club
meets on Mondays after school in room G4, Mrs. Hager's room on the ground floor.  See you there.

6th grade math team
will  meet on Monday afternoons again starting April 23th and on Wednesday mornings in Ms. Amatos rm, 111. at 7:15am.

7th and 8th grade math teams
will meet on Fridays from 7:15-7:40 am. Please see Mrs. Guillerault in 204 if you are interested!