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.
Incoming 6th Grader Spring Orientation May 2, 6-7:30
Come meet your teachers, counselors, and principals and take a tour of the school. Discover what activites, sports, and clubs Leestown offers. Learn what being a Charger is all about during our Spring Orientation.
Leestown Library Media Center Highlighted in Article: School Libraries Ever Changing with the Times
Check out the full article: http://www.fcps.net/news/features/2015-16/librariestransformed
Congratulations to our Honors Orchestra Students
8th Grade - Promise Kayembe 10th Chair Viola
7th Grade- Richard Smith 5th Chair Viola, Brayden Mefford, 4th Alternate Violin, DelTarria Jackson, 2nd Chair Viola, Violin, Victoria Holliday, 10th Chair Viola
6th grade - Rosa Smith 4th Chair Bass, Abby Peck, 2nd Chair First Violin
LMS Battle Of The Books team places 2nd in the district!
8th grade — LaMikah Burdette 7th grade — Victoria Holliday (finals player), Victoria Vela, Nina Bradley 6th grade — Lexi McDowell, Cieley Melendez, Rowen Farmer (finals player), Soraya Bouzouma (finals player)
8th Grade Speech and Drama Poetry Outloud
Please consider watching these events and leaving positive comments to the performers.
Follow these links
To watch live or recorded event: http://tinyurl.com/hkl865g
To leave comments and positive reviews: https://todaysmeet.com/Leestown
Now Accepting SBDM PARENT NOMINATIONS!
You are eligible to run for the Council if you will have a 6th, 7th, or 8th grade student at Leestown next year.
The Leestown Middle School PTSA is hosting the SBDM Elections for two parent members of the 2016-17 SBDM School Council on Thursday, April 28th during "Leestown in Bloom" Midterm pick-up night.
- What is the SBDM school council? The council is the governing body for this school. It determines school policy for curriculum, staffing, disciple, scheduling, instructional practices, extra-curricular activities and other matters pertinent to the operation of the school. The council meets once a month.
- Deadline: All nomination forms must be postmarked or received at school byFRIDAY, APRIL 22, 2016.
- Election: Voting will take place at school on Thursday, April 28, 2016. The times for the election are: 8:30am-9:15am; 3:30pm - 4:30pm; 6pm-7pm. Two parent members will be elected to serve on the council. There will not be absentee ballots.
Leestown 2015-2016 Yearbook Pre-Sales Happening Now
Yearbooks are $20. Students who pre -purchase a yearbook are guaranteed a 2015-2016 yearbook. Supplies are limited. Cash and checks only please.
Incoming 6th Grader Spring Orientation May 2, 6-7:30
Lexington Public Library Provides Student Success Cards
Parents your child will be receiving a free Student Success Card from the Lexington Public Library (LPL). This card will allow your child to access thousands of online resources from the LPL. The video below is a brief student centered overview of what the card offers. Click Here to access the full slideshow that includes quick links to the resources mentioned in the video below. Click Here for FAQ. Click Here for Parent Letter. Haga clic aqui para obtener la carta de los padres espanoles tranduccion. If you or your child have any questions please contact Claudett Edie, Leestown Library Media Specialist firstname.lastname@example.org
A Great BOGO Book Fair Can Never Have Too Many Volunteers!
Leestown’s BOGO Book Fair Dates: April 25th – 29th
Leestown Library Media Center is hosting a Scholastic BOGO Book Fair to motivate students to read more and to spark summer reading. Join our volunteer group and help us conduct our school’s best reading event ever! Volunteer if you like to organize and put things in place, enjoy offering a helping hand, setting up, or packing up, want to help shoppers of all ages find the perfect book!
April 22nd we need set up volunteers, morning volunteers and all day volunteers April 25th -29th, as well as volunteers during “Leestown in Bloom” April 28th 6 – 7:30 p.m. If interest in volunteering your time, please Contact: email@example.com
Spring Testing Window May 9th - 13th
Imani UConnect Program
We have a new, free, afterschool resource being offered to our students on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays until 6 pm. The Imani UConnect Program is a free mentoring program for youth in grades 6-8. This comprehensive program is designed to enhance student engagement and academic success. The UConnect Program utilizes evidence-based youth/academic development curriculum and technology to help students become model students. The program is organized by The Imani Family Life Center, Kentucky State University and University of Minnesota. Transportation will be provided from Leestown to Imani. If interested, please contact Lyndsey Timoney or stop by the Guidance Office.
Support Leestown - Easiest Fundraiser Ever!
Link your Kroger cards to the Leestown Community Rewards Account. It costs you nothing and the PTSA will get a percentage of what you spend. Kroger has notified us that everyone has to go to the website and update their information. If you signed up last year, and do not update, the LMS PTSA will not receive our percentage of what you spend. Please consider signing up! https://www.kroger.com/communityrewards -- Leestown Middle PTSA #76875.
The Campus Portal gives parents and guardians access to students' attendance records, grades, class assignments and more.
Note: Specific questions about a student's grades or attendance should be directed to the teachers or the school.
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.