Valentine's Day is coming soon! Let's show our appreciation for the LHMS Faculty & Staff who support our children every day. The Hospitality Committee would like to give each of them a bag of sweet treats. Please sign up here - http://www.signupgenius.com/go/805094fafae29a02-2018 - to donate sweet treats and or volunteer to assemble packages. Donations are requested for drop-off on or before Monday morning, February 12th at 9:00 am to the school office. Volunteers are needed on Monday morning from 8:00 - 10:00 am. If you have any questions, please contact us at email@example.com.
Please join us in the LHMS Library for our next PTA meeting. Come get involved and learn what is happening at our school. Help plan an event for our kids or ask our principal a question. All are welcome.
Are you looking for a way to give back to your school that’s also super fun? Consider coming to volunteer with us. Join us and work together with other dedicated parents and staff to make our school as great as it can be for our kids. We laugh, we learn, and we make new friends. Check us out online at www.lhmspta.com . We will have lots of fun events coming up in the new year. Come help us. There are many ways to contribute.
We are still in search of a new Treasurer to assume the role going forward. Ideally the candidate will be able to serve in this role for the remainder of this year and all of next year. Interested candidates please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you have an 8th grader with an interest in ice hockey, the South Lakes Ice Hockey Club is forming its Spring team and rising 9th graders are eligible to play in the Spring. The season runs March-June, but we need to register you in February. Please contact Michelle France at email@example.com for more information.
Hughes Family! It's time to get ready for the 3rd Annual Panther Pride 5k! This year the race will be held on Saturday, April 7 at 10am. Like last year, the race will start and finish at our school. Register Here. Do you need volunteer hours? Volunteer Here. We are also looking for Race Sponsors Sponsorship Information
Langston Hughes Middle School is launching the ‘Food 4 Thought’ assistance program to support students in our community. This program will supply students, who are in need, with bags of food to take home each Friday. If you would like to contribute to this great cause, please visit the BritePaths website and scroll down to find Langston Hughes Middle School:
There are a number of ways you can donate:
· Donate Food via Amazon Wish List
· Drop-off food at the school office (c/o Marissa Brooks between 7am to 3pm): breakfast bars, pop tarts, pasta, sauce, macaroni and cheese, soups, fruit cups, dried fruit, individual snack packs
· Monetary donations through the BritePaths website
If you have any questions please contact Marissa Brooks at MLBrooks@fcps.edu
Thank you for your support!
It's so easy! You can find box tops on hundreds of participating products. Just clip them and drop them off in the front office. Twice a year, our school submits all its Box Tops and receives a check in return – and our school can use that money to buy anything that it needs. Learn more and find a complete list of participating products at BTFE.com.
Questions? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org
January PTA Meeting Date and Time Change
The January PTA meeting will no longer be held on Thursday, January 25th at 6:30 pm. The new date and time is Wednesday, January 24th from 1-2 pm in the library. The meeting will include an information session about the registration/course selection process for rising 8th grade students. We will also post all information shared at the meeting on the Hughes website.
Are you looking for a way to give back to your school that’s also super fun? Consider coming to volunteer with us. Join us and work together with other dedicated parents and staff to make our school as great as it can be for our kids. We laugh, we learn, and we make new friends. Check us out online atwww.lhmspta.com . We will have lots of fun events coming up in the new year. Come help us.
Please join us in the LHMS Library for our next PTA meeting. All are welcome to attend, even silent observers. Our principal, Aimee Monticchio will be there to discuss what’s happening in school and respond to parent questions. Last meeting, Ms. Monticchio answered questions about the plans for LHMS’s planned renovation, what the MARC system is all about, and much more.
During our next meeting on the 30th, Hannah Converse, Hughes’ IB MYP Coordinator, will speak to the PTA about the IB MYP program including its benefits, and how it impacts instruction, assessment, and student learning at Hughes. She will summarize service learning requirements and expectations, including how students can log their service hours and reflect upon what they’ve accomplished. Additionally, she will briefly explain how to keep student options open for pursuing the IB Diploma at South Lakes HS.
There’s a lot to learn. Don’t miss it.