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

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

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

MESA students coding with Arduino at UC Irvine

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

Ms. Baltazar and her Día de los Muertos exhibit.

Mr. Aguilar prepping our students for their benchmark.

November ROAR students show their certificates of achievement.

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

October 2017 ROAR 8th Grade ROAR Students 

Mr. Mauricio reviewing the SQR3 strategy with students.

AVID Shootout Fundraiser during lunch time.

Grade level meetings with 7th grade teachers.

Students enjoying the LA County Fair in Pomona, CA.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Ms. Davis reviewing a student's academic progress.

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

Students collaborating in Ms. Solis' math class.

Guest speaker during Coffee with the Principal.

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

 LMS student competing in the annual Science Fair at CCMS.

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

Current FHS students come back to speak during College Day.

Ms. Perez providing a visual for math concept.

LMS student shows off her work at the Science Fair.

Student work posted honoring MLK.

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

Prepping the game plan during 7th Grade Orientation.

Lynwood Middle School 8th Grade Promotion Ceremony

LMS 8th Grade Promotion Ceremony

LMS Teachers reviewing and reflecting on SBAC data

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

Class of 2017 Promotion Ceremony

LMS Promoting Class of 2017

AVID 8 Students doing Team Building Tower Activity

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

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

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

LMS Teachers reviewing and reflecting on SBAC data

ASB leading 7th graders during orientation.

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

Orange County Academic Pentathlon Award Ceremony
Orange County Academic Pentathlon Award Ceremony

LMS Pentathlon Team Members with their coaches and the Principal

LMS Pentathlon Team members display their awards and certificates

Lynwood Middle School winning MESA Team. Congratulations Tigers!

Orange County Academic Pentathlon Award Ceremony

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

Mr. Castro conducting class

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

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

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

AVID Shakey's Night, Thursday 2/23

Students participating in the Art module of the STAR program.

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

AVID and LMS Green Club during Lynwood Clean up day.

Clean up day at Lynwood community.

LMS Students giving back to the community.

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

LMS students helping the local community.

AVID Club / G2C @ Medieval Times Field Trip

AVID 8 Mock Trial

Hour of Code participants at LMS

Hour of Code participants at Lynwood Middle School

Computer Science Education Week: Hour of Code is on.

Lynwood Middle School students participating in the Hour of Code

Hour of Code at Lynwood Middle School.

AVID Students working on a Hydraulic Robotic Arm Project

AVID Hydraulic Robotic Arm Project

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.

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

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

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

Students participating in the animation portion of the STAR program.

Green Club in action

Green Club keeping it green

Parent attendees during "Coffee with the Principal".

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

Mr. Lim preparing students for their science lab.

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

Students finalizing their animation projects during the STAR program.

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

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

Grades of Green Trash Free Challenge

Grades of Green Trash Free Lunch Challenge

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.

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

LMS WEB Leaders

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

Tiger Cubs having fun activities with WEB leaders

Home of The Tigers

Individuals focused on completing the task at hand.

Students engaged in their classwork.

AVID students participating in a tutorial.

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

AVID Club at the Lynwood Fitness Fair 

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

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

ASB Sponsored School Tours performs during lunch.
Staff members collaborating and discussing an Equity visual.

LMS hosts its first School Advisory Committee Meeting.

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Quote of the Week:  “If there is no struggle, there is no progress.” - Frederick Douglass    Thanksgiving Break (Nov. 20-24)      Tiger Learning Academy Assembly (Nov. 27)      ELA/Math DRS (Nov. 29)     Staff Meeting (Dec. 6)      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

8th Graders Make the Grade

Congratulations to our 8th graders for their academic achievement. We had over fifty percent of our students earn a 3.0 or better during the first quarter. There were 51 students who received a 4.0! This is a testament to their hard work, our dedicated teachers and supportive parents. Keep up the excellent work and lets see what we can do during the second quarter!

YouthTruth Family Survey

Parents: We would appreciate your feedback. Please help us improve your child's school and classroom experiences at LMS by completing the online survey.
You may take the survey anytime between now and Friday, Nov. 17, 2017. Upon completion of the survey, your student can be entered into a raffle by giving your child's name to Ms. Gomez in the main office.
Please click on the Headline to complete the survey or go to the following link:
lusdfamily17.ytsurvey.org

Parent Conferences, November 1 & 2

November 1st and 2nd we will have Parent Conferences. Forms will be sent out on Tuesday, October 31st for parents to complete. In addition, parents will be asked to complete Youth Truth Surveys when they attend on either day.

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Events

Project 2-INSPIRE Level 1 - California Association for Bilingual Education (CABE)
Date: 11/24/2017, 9 AM 11 AM
Location: Cesar Chavez Middle School, 3898 Abbott Rd, Lynwood, CA 90262, USA
Tiger Learning Academy
Date: 11/28/2017, 8:30 AM 3 PM
Data Reflection Sessions (ELA & Math)
Date: 11/29/2017, 1:30 PM 3 PM
Location: Check with Department Chairs
Department Meetings or Planning Sessions (Electives, History, Science & PE)
Date: 11/29/2017, 1:30 PM 3 PM
Location: See Department Chair
Tiger Learning Academy
Date: 11/30/2017, 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.