THIS WEEK'S CALENDAR
Thursday, February 12, 2015
Visual Arts Major Parent Meeting – Art Room – 3:45pm
7th Grade Boys Basketball – Garcia Middle School – 5:30pm
8th Grade Boys Basketball – Garcia Middle School – 6:30pm
Monday, February 16, 2015
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Dance Guild Meeting – Library – 6pm
Choice Sheet Informational Night – Lamar – 6:30pm
Thursday, February 19, 2015
7th Grade Boys Basketball – Lamar Middle School – 5:30pm
8th Grade Boys Basketball – Lamar Middle School – 6:30pm
Friday, February 20, 2015
Band Clinic Night/Lock-in – Cafeteria – 5pm
IN THIS ISSUE:
· Choice Sheet Night at McCallum
· Choice Sheet Night at Lamar
· Family Support Co-op
· New App for Yearbook Photos
· Free CPR Classes at NW Rec
· Alamo Drafthouse Fundraiser
· 8th Grade Panoramic Picture
CAREER PATHWAY SHOWCASE AND CHOICE SHEET NIGHT
Rising Ninth Graders
Date: Feb. 23, 2015
Location: McCallum High School Gym & fine arts theater (The old theater)
Time: 5:00 career pathway showcase (Gym)
6:30 Info Session Begins (Theater)
All Rising 9th Grade students and their parents are invited to come and receive choice sheet information for the 2015-2016 school year. Hear information on career pathways, HB5, electives and required courses. Meet your new Principal and counselors!
CHOICE SHEET INFORMATION NIGHT AT LAMAR
lease join us for choice sheet information and presentations for incoming 6th graders and their parents AND current 6th and 7th graders and their parents.
Tuesday, February 17th in the cafeteria
PTA meeting 6:00 to 6:30
Choice sheet presentations 6:30 to 7:3
FAMILY SUPPORT CO-OP
Workshops, information & support for families of children with special needs. Tuesday, February 24 5:30‐8pm at Kealing Middle School located at 1607 Pennsylvania Ave. See attached flyer for more information.
NEW APP FOR UPLOADING YEARBOOK PHOTOS
An app is now available for your smartphone, making photo sharing easier than ever.
We need your pictures for the yearbook, so download the app today and start sending us your pictures!
1. Search for Balfour Image Share in your app marketplace.
2. Download the app.
3. Enter Lamar's project number: 520561
4. There is no password.
Images should be in JPEG or PNG format, RGB.
Maximum file size is 20MB per image.
TAKE TEN MINUTES AND SAVE A LIFE
What: FREE TAKE10 CPR Compression Only class
Where: Northwest Recreation Center (2913 Northland Drive 78757)
When: Saturday, February 28th 12:30 - 2:30pm drop in (takes just 10 minutes)
Why: February is hearth healthy month and learning compression only CPR is fast, easy and can save lives!
Brought to you by the Allandale Neighborhood Association Safety Committee and the Gullett Elementary Wellness Committee. This class is free and all are welcome - even kids can learn! We will give the class every 15-20 minutes between 12:30 and 2:30pm on February 28th, so stop the Rec Center whenever you can!
Lamar Middle School!
“Goonies never say die!”
Your annual Alamo Drafthouse Fundraiser for the Visual Arts Department is here.
All proceeds from ticket sales will go directly to the Visual Arts Department.
Whether you are a Visual Arts Major or enrolled in an Art Class, or you love The Goonies, please come on out! Full menu will be available!
Where: Village Alamo Drafthouse on Anderson
When: Saturday Morning, February 28th, 2015, 9am (in the morning, come in your P.J.’s)
Movie: The Goonies
Alert: Get your tickets NOW online, do not wait till day of event, last year students were turned away!
Adults: $10.00 and Children: $7.00
The Alamo Drafthouse school fundraisers are for ages 3 and up. Students under 18 years old must come with a parent or guardian (at least one adult per four kids).
Purchase your tickets here……http://drafthouse.com/movies/lamar-middle-school-presents-the-goonies/austin
Assigned seats can be traded as long as seat holder of purchased ticket is a willing participant.
Come early to check out the art exhibit by Lamar Middle School Visual Arts Students!
Questions? Email Joanna Fried
8TH GRADE STUDENTS AND STAFF PANORAMIC PICTURE
The 2014-2015 8th grade panoramic picture will take place on Monday, March 2nd at 2pm during 4th period. Go get your hair cut, pick out a fresh set of clothes, and bring those amazing smiles to the most important day of the year.
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