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Ms. Aceves conducting a review session for students in her English class.

September ROAR Students:  Responsibility-Kalaeh Washington, Organizational Skills-Yesenia Lujan, Accepting of Others-Mikael Feiga and Respectfulness-Gwendelyn Molina.

Students collaborating in Ms. Solis' math class.

AVID Students working on a Hydraulic Robotic Arm Project

Orange County Academic Pentathlon Award Ceremony

LMS Pentathlon Team at the Orange County Academic Pentathlon Award Ceremony: Fatima Campos, Alexander Velazquez, marcos De LaTorre, Angelica, Alejandre, Andrea Rodriguez, Kenneth Romero, Damian Alvarado, Denisse Delgado, Gerardo Ramirez, Gissel Delgado, Deyanira Roque, Ignacio Figueroa, Stephany Araiza, Premysl Kekula, Jose Avila

Tiger Cubs having fun activities with WEB leaders

Orange County Academic Pentathlon Award Ceremony

Mr. Castro's Banda performs during Back-to-School Night

November ROAR students show their certificates of achievement.

Clean up day at Lynwood community.

ASB Sponsored School Tours performs during lunch.

8th Grade January ROAR Award Recipients with Mr. Terry. Congratulations!

Students participating in the Art module of the STAR program.

Ms. Perez providing a visual for math concept.

Ms. Baltazar and her Día de los Muertos exhibit.

Lynwood Middle School 8th Grade Promotion Ceremony

English 8 Teachers participating in Horizontal Articulation with CCMS & HMS teachers during English DRS.

Class of 2017 Promotion Ceremony

AVID Shootout Fundraiser during lunch time.

 LMS student competing in the annual Science Fair at CCMS.

LMS Teachers reviewing and reflecting on SBAC data

Grades of Green Trash Free Lunch Challenge

MESA Regional Competition winners displaying their medals and certificates. Congratulations Team LMS!

Green Club keeping it green

LMS 8th Grade Promotion Ceremony

Prepping the game plan during 7th Grade Orientation.

8th grade May 2017 ROAR winners: Evelyn Ramos- Respectfulness, Abril Marquez- Organizational Skills, Kimberly Hernandez- Accepting of Others, and Elena Luna- Responsibilty

 LMS students participate in ground-breaking grand opening of Wesley Health Clinic.

First Annual L.M.S. AVID Picnic @ Hollydale Park

LMS student shows off her work at the Science Fair.

AVID students participating in a tutorial.

Mr. Castro conducting class

October R.O.A.R. Award Recipients who exemplified L.M.S. philosophy of Organizational Skills, Acceptance of Others, Respectfulness and Responsibility, with Ms. Richardson.

Mr. Saephanh discussing his class during Back-to-School Night.

Mr. Lim preparing students for their science lab.

Pizza Party with the Principal for the 8th Grade Honor Roll Students.

Parent attendees during "Coffee with the Principal".

October 2017 ROAR 8th Grade ROAR Students 

Parents analyzing and discussing SBAC data during Coffee with the Principal.

Individuals focused on completing the task at hand.

LMS hosts its first School Advisory Committee Meeting.

Grade level meetings with 7th grade teachers.

Hour of Code at Lynwood Middle School.

LMS Promoting Class of 2017

LMS Teachers reviewing and reflecting on SBAC data

Home of The Tigers

LMS Green Club and AVID giving back to the Lynwood community. 

Orange County Academic Pentathlon Competition Participants. Sat. March 18th, 2017

Students enjoying the LA County Fair in Pomona, CA.

Mr. Gutierrez using Plickers to check for understanding in Math Support.

Ms. Little modeling Cornell Notes during her 7th grade history class.

LMS MESA Team at the final competitions and closing ceremonies at UC Irvine.

Computer Science Education Week: Hour of Code is on.

Current FHS students come back to speak during College Day.

Los Tigres de Lynwood are honored at Lynwood's Tamale Festival.

AVID Hydraulic Robotic Arm Project

Hour of Code participants at LMS

Lynwood Middle School winning MESA Team. Congratulations Tigers!

LMS goes to the LA County Fair in Pomona, CA.

LMS MESA Team: Junior Regional MESA Day first place competition winners. Go Tigers!

Student presenting her cellular city in Mr. Saephanh's science class.

Ms. Gomez sharing information with parents during Coffee with the Principal.

Green Club in action

September R.O.A.R. award recipients with Mr. Terry.

AVID and LMS Green Club during Lynwood Clean up day.

Students engaged in their classwork.

LMS Pentathlon Team members display their awards and certificates

Students finalizing their animation projects during the STAR program.

First Annual L.M.S. AVID Picnic @ Hollydale Park

Lynwood Middle MESA students participating at the U.C. Irvine Arduino Coding Academy. 

ASB leading 7th graders during orientation.

8th grade ELA Word Association Activity in Mr. Varela's English class.

On Saturday, November 18, a group of Lynwood Middle School MESA students joined other middle and high schools for Arduino Coding Academy at the University of California, Irvine. Go Tigers!

LMS Tiger Girls Soccer team champions and their coaches Mr. Mendez and Mr. Bravo.

NASA facilitator preparing students to create their rockets during the STAR program.

Lynwood Middle School students participating in the Hour of Code

Hour of Code participants at Lynwood Middle School

AVID and LMS Green Club participating in the Lynwood Community Clean up on Saturday, January 28th.

Lynwood Middle MESA students playing a game with UC Irvine student during the Arduino Coding Academy

Mr. Mauricio reviewing the SQR3 strategy with students.

LMS students helping the local community.

Mr. Aguilar prepping our students for their benchmark.

AVID Club at the Lynwood Fitness Fair 

Principal John Terry and Assistant Principal Rafael Bernal greeting students at the orientation for the 2016-2017 school year. 

AVID 8 Mock Trial

Student work posted honoring MLK.

LMS MESA students at the Arduino Coding Academy held at U.C. Irvine

Orange County Academic Pentathlon Award Ceremony

Guest speaker during Coffee with the Principal.

Students participating in the animation portion of the STAR program.

MESA students coding with Arduino at UC Irvine

Mr. Kalu sharing information with parents during Back-to-School Night.

Ms. Polk and Mr. Garcia demonstrating for PE students.

LMS WEB Leaders

Staff members collaborating and discussing an Equity visual.

Ms. Davis reviewing a student's academic progress.

AVID Shakey's Night, Thursday 2/23

AVID Club / G2C @ Medieval Times Field Trip

Grades of Green Trash Free Challenge

AVID 8 Students doing Team Building Tower Activity

LMS MESA Arduino Water Themed Project Team with their pricey Raspberry Pi award! Congratulations Team LMS!

8th Grade Honor Roll Students having a Pizza Party with Ms. Richardson.

LMS Pentathlon Team Members with their coaches and the Principal

LMS Students giving back to the community.

November R.O.A.R. Award Recipients who exemplified L.M.S. philosophies of Organizational Skills, Acceptance of Others, Respectfulness and Responsibility, pose with Mr. Terry.

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Quote of the Week:  “Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant.” - Robert Luis Stevenson  Parent Engagement Night (Dec. 12)     Minimum Day, School Out @ 12:30 PM (Dec. 15)     Disneyland Field Trip (Dec. 15)    Coffee with the Principal (Dec. 15)     Winter Break (Dec. 18 - Jan. 5)

Principal's Message

Dear Tiger Staff, Students, Parents and Community Members,
 
I am extremely excited about starting a new school year at Lynwood Middle School.  In the short time at LMS, I have had the pleasure of experiencing several wonderful events such as our MESA team accolades, congratulating our girls soccer team for placing first in the Think Together tournament, speaking at a packed AVID event or watching our students compete in the Orange County Pentathlon.  All of these events, as well as others, have been remarkable.  However, it is now time to turn the page and write a new chapter in the LMS story.  
 
The start of the 2017-18 school year gives us the opportunity to build of the past successes and create new ones.  One of our constant goals is to prepare our students for high school, college and career.  So, we have added Medical Detectives to go along with our Engineering Courses.  Both courses will articulate with our high schools so students can continue there and beyond.  In addition, the music program has been revamped to service more students. As we add new experiences for our kids, the core classes have gotten stronger due to teachers collaborating in the summer and committing to common teaching strategies to improve student learning.  
 
As always, I am humbled to work with such awesome students, caring and dedicated staff members, and supportive parents.  Join me in this year's journey as we redefine success at our school. Together we can continue to make LMS a special place for everyone!  
 
Respectfully,
 
John Terry - Principal
Lynwood Middle School  
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Latest News

Book Fair Comes to LMS

Our annual holiday Book Fair will go through this week and end on December 11th. There will be a drawing on the last day for two lucky students to win shopping spree. We have a lot of high-interest books as low as $2.50, so stop by this week and next. Remember, reading everyday can help improve academic success in many subjects!

Hour of Code

The Hour of Code is a global movement reaching tens of millions of students in 180+ countries. Anyone, anywhere can organize an Hour of Code event. One-hour tutorials are available in over 45 languages. No experience needed. Ages 4 to 104. Go to https://hourofcode.com/us for more information.  Staff have the opportunity to host an Hour of Code in their respected classrooms starting December 4th and ending December 8th.

MESA Goes to UC Irvine

On November 18th, several LMS MESA students attended an Arduino Coding Academy at UC Irvine. Students had an opportunity to engage in many activities. Thank you to our MESA advisor, Mr. Kalu, for exposing our students to such an enriching experience.

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Events

Math PD - Upper Reflection Room
Date: 12/12/2017, 8 AM 3 PM
Location: Upper B - Reflection Room
Tiger Learning Academy
Date: 12/12/2017, 8:30 AM 3 PM
African American Parent Engagement Night
Date: 12/12/2017, 5 PM
Location: Parent Center
Staff Breakfast
Date: 12/13/2017, 7:30 AM 9 AM
Location: Staff Lounge
Tiger Learning Academy
Date: 12/14/2017, 8:30 AM 3 PM

Special Events

STEAM Trailer 

A group of 20 Lynwood Middle School students, dressed in matching blue science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics (STEAM) T-shirts, cut a ceremonial blue ribbon on Oct. 20 as nearly 100 community members cheered in celebration of the District’s new mobile STEAM classroom, a learning tool that aims to bring lessons to life.

 

 
 
 
 

Red Ribbon Week

Red ribbon week represent the nationwide commitment to raise drug awareness in schools. LMS will participate in " I pledge to be drug free" signing during lunch on Friday October 27th.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hispanic Heritage Month

National Hispanic Heritage Month is observed from September 15 - October 15.  During this month the culture and history of people with ancestry from Spain, Mexico and the Spanish-speaking countries in the Americas is celebrated.
 
Click on the following link for more information.  http://www.latinoheritage.la/calendar/
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ASB Leads 7th Graders in Orientation

On Wednesday, August 8th and 9th, Ms. Polk and her ASB students facilitated this year's 7th grade orientation.  Our in-coming students got an opportunity to participate in team-building activities led by the ASB kids.  Students were also given a tour of the school to ensure they know where to go on the first day of school.  It was a great opportunity to build our student's leadership skills and create a level of comfort for our 7th graders.

 

LMS MESA Team!

Congratulations once again to the Lynwood Middle School MESA Team! The team won first place, and also took second place in the MESA Arduino Robotics Challenge on Saturday, May 20, at the MESA final competitions and closing ceremonies for the school year. The event took place at the main campus of the University of California, Irvine. The team also placed second in the MESA Idol show your skills and talents event. Great Team. Suatained Effort. Excellent Job all year long. Go Tigers!!!

Congratulations LMS MESA Team!

Congratulations once again to LMS MESA Team! The team took first place in the MESA Arduino Water Themed Project at the Junior Regional MESA Day competitions that took place on Saturday, April 8, 2017, at the University of California, Irvine. The team also placed third in the 7th grade Math Team Quest.
Go Tigers!!! 

Women's History Month

March is National Women’s History Month. We celebrate the achievements of women, and womanhood. We honor the many women who have shaped our history, and also celebrate those who make progress in our time. We honor the historic achievements of courageous women who pioneered professional and social change through their fearless work. We remember the sacrifices our mothers, sisters, and daughters made to make us succeed. American women have led movements for social and economic justice, made groundbreaking scientific discoveries, enriched our culture with stunning works of art and literature, and charted bold directions in our foreign policy. They have served our country with valor in the battlefields. In this month of March, and every day, let us pause and salute our mothers, grandmothers, sisters, daughters, aunts and every woman everywhere.

Black History Month

February is Black History Month, and Black History is a huge part of the American History and Cultural Experience. We pause now and through the year to recognize and honor the achievements and contributions of Black Americans and Black American culture to American History and Culture. We celebrate various achievements made in the areas of Agriculture, Education, Civil Rights, Politics and Government, Military and National Security, Science and Technology, Aerospace Engineering, Sports, Music and Entertainment, Architecture, Medicine, and other aspects of life. The Black American Journey has been long and rough. Progress has been made over the years, but there is still more work to be done.

Martin Luther King Jr. Day

We celebrate the life and achievements of a great American and Civil Rights leader, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. He had a dream of social change and full civil rights for all Americans. He led a nonviolent civil rights movement and successfully protested against racial discrimination in federal and state laws. He exhibited values of courage, truth, justice, compassion, dignity, humility and service. We honor his selfless acts that created a legacy of hope and healing in America.

Happy New Year 2017

Happy New Year 2017 to all of you. View the world with a positive outlook, speak your heart out with confidence, listern to others as well as your inner voice. Lets work together to make the world a better place for ourselves and for others. We look forward to amazing and astonishing you this new year.

Welcome New Administrators

Lynwood Middle School staff, students, parents and community members welcome new administrators for the 2016 - 2017 school year. Mr. John Terry is the new Principal, and Mr. Rafael Bernal is the new Assistant Principal. Both of them come with a wealth of experience in education to help our students succeed. We wish them a very productive and successful school year.

Have a Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas to all, Peace on Earth and Goodwill Toward All Mankind. 'Tis The Season To Be Jolly and Nice. Wishing you all the joy and prosperity of the season now and in the New Year 2017.

Computer Science Education Week

The Hour of Code takes place each year during Computer Science Education Week. The 2016 Computer Science Education Week will be December 5-11.

Thanksgiving Day

Thanksgiving Day 2016 is Thursday, November 24. A day we set aside to hold feasts and celebrate and give thanks for our harvest of blessings, and the blessings of this great Country.

Veterans Day

Friday, November 11, is Veterans Day 2016. We Honor and Thank all who served our Country in the United States Armed Forces to protect our Freedoms.

WEB Leaders and New Students Orientation

WEB is a program that assists LMS students to reach their full potential in becoming major contributors to their school. Students positively work to benefit the school to increase a sense of community, improve school spirit, and welcome in new students. WEB leaders recently welcomed 500 new 7th graders to LMS through a student-lead orientation wherein they played games, discussed academic strategies, and held campus tours to help all 7th graders feel accepted, comfortable, and excited to enter middle school!

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast Cancer Awareness Month is a chance to raise awareness about the disease, importance of early detection, raise funds for research into its cause, prevention, giagnosis, treatment and cure.

Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month is observed from September 15 through October 15. It celebrates the history and culture of people with ancestry in Spain, Mexico and the Spanish-speaking countries of the Americas.