Welcome to Leestown Middle School!!
Leestown Middle will use every moment available to model, teach expectations, and provide learning opportunities to empower each student with the tools for life-long learning which include academics, technology, communication, and social skills.
SBDM Parent Nominations
We Are Looking for Parent Representatives for the LMS School Based Decision Making Council
If your child will be a Leestown student in the 2014-15 school year, you are eligible to serve on the SBDM Council. The Council meets monthly to make policy for the school, determine how to use staff, assign students, etc. and make other important decisions. If you would like to run for the Council, please fill out the attached nomination form and return it to the school office by May 2. The PTSA will then create a ballot of those wishing to serve on the Council. Elections will be held on Thursday, May 8 from 8:30 – 9:15 a.m., from 3:30 – 4:30 p.m. and from 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. Parents of next year’s 6th, 7th, and 8th graders are eligible to vote in the election. We looking forward to your participation!
Welcome Future Chargers!
We will be holding 6th grade orientation for next year’s incoming sixth graders on Thursday, April 24 from 6:00 – 7:30. All incoming sixth graders and their families are invited!
Spirit Night at McDonald's
Leestown Spirit Night at McDonald’s (Leestown Road location) from 5:00 – 7:00 PM. We will get a percentage of the profits. The PTSA will also meet on that night at McDonald’s. Click on PTSA Newsletter for more information about this and other events happening at Leestown Middle School.
Important Schedule Changes. Please read.
Beginning on April 7, 2014, when we return from Spring Break, students in the Fayette County Public Schools will go to school for 15 minutes longer each day until the end of the year in order to make up for the instructional time missed on snow days this winter. Our school day will continue to start at 9:05 a.m. as it has all year, and students will be dismissed at 4:10 p.m. Bus routes will not change, but drop-off times will be 15 minutes later.
School will be in session on: April 25, May 29, May 30, June 2, June 3, June 4, June 5, June 6.
The last day of school will be Friday, June 6, 2014.
Author visits Leestown
The seventh grade will be welcoming Sarah Combs, the author of the just-published young adult novel Breakfast Served Anytime. On April 15, seventy-five seventh graders (who will be chosen based on applications they have completed) will have the opportunity to hear from Ms. Combs, a resident of Lexington who also leads writing workshops at the Carnegie Center. Thanks to the Carnegie Center for sponsoring the event and for providing Ms. Combs' book for the students!
2nd Annual Summer Art Workshop
We are looking for any upcoming Fayette County high school students (grades 9-12) who have a passion for making Art. FCSAW is a stress-free open studio style art environment where students are challenged on six different Art disciplines: Drawing, Painting, Sculpture, Ceramics, Photography, and Digital Art. Classes are 1 hour and 20 minutes apiece and rotate on an A/B schedule. Certified art instructors will head up each class as well as student teachers from the University of Kentucky. The program will run from Jun 9 to the 19th. Click on flyer to learn more.
Leestown in the News!!
We've had lots of exciting and successful events happening at Leestown. Go to the column to the right, to read about our CSI class and Operation Preparation.
Vocabulary for Success Is Back!!
Please click on the Vocabulary for Success!! link to the right to see the special vocabulary words we are stressing to improve student achievement. The more you and the Leestown staff use these words in our everyday conversation with our children, the more proficient they will be with the vocabulary.
The Pre-Engineering Program at Leestown
Our Pre-Engineering Program at Leestown is now one of the Special Academic Programs in Fayette County Public Schools. For more information about the Pre-Engineering Program at Leestown click on flyer or contact Stephen Holthaus at email@example.com or call him during school hours at 859-381-3181.
2013 - 2014 Personal Appearance/Dress Code
2013 - 2014 Supply Lists
Classroom syllabi for all core content courses can be found by clicking on School Information at the top of this page.
Families can access their children's attendance records, grades, class assignments and more through the confidential on-line Campus Portal.
Sign up for campus portal at: www.fcps.net. Click Parent/Student Portal at top right corner.
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org with your name, the student's name, date of birth, and school name.
Students can access their grades through Parent/Student Portal in the upper right hand corner.
Your username is your Student Number. Ask your AE teacher for this number if you don't know it.
Your password is your first initial, last initial, birthday. For example, Jane Jones was born on July 4, 2001. Her password would be jj070401.
Read the latest news from the PTSA. Click on the Parents tab above.
Parent Resource Center - See the latest news!
News from the Parent Resource Center can be found under the Parents tab at the top of this page.
Individualized Learning Plans
Your child's Individualized Learning Plan (ILP): Each student completes an ILP at Leestown. Click here to find out more information about ILP's. To receive a username and password to your child's ILP you must come to Leestown with proper ID as the ILP's are confidential.