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Students participating in the animation portion of the STAR program.

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

Hour of Code participants at Lynwood Middle School

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

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

Hour of Code participants at LMS

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!

October 2017 ROAR 8th Grade ROAR Students 

 LMS student competing in the annual Science Fair at CCMS.

Ms. Baltazar and her Día de los Muertos exhibit.

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

Students participating in the Art module of the STAR program.

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

Current FHS students come back to speak during College Day.

Green Club keeping it green

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

LMS WEB Leaders

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

AVID and LMS Green Club during Lynwood Clean up day.

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

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

LMS Promoting Class of 2017

LMS Students giving back to the community.

Students finalizing their animation projects during the STAR program.

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

Students engaged in their classwork.

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.

Class of 2017 Promotion Ceremony

AVID Shootout Fundraiser during lunch time.

AVID Shakey's Night, Thursday 2/23

AVID students participating in a tutorial.

AVID Students working on a Hydraulic Robotic Arm Project

AVID 8 Students doing Team Building Tower Activity
AVID Club / G2C @ Medieval Times Field Trip

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

LMS Pentathlon Team members display their awards and certificates

Ms. Davis reviewing a student's academic progress.

AVID 8 Mock Trial

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

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

Mr. Lim preparing students for their science lab.

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

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

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

Orange County Academic Pentathlon Award Ceremony

December 2017 - ROAR students with Ms. Richardson.  Great job students!

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

Orange County Academic Pentathlon Award Ceremony

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

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

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

LMS Teachers reviewing and reflecting on SBAC data

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

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

Lynwood Middle School students participating in the Hour of Code

Hour of Code at Lynwood Middle School.

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

LMS 8th Grade Promotion Ceremony

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

ASB Sponsored School Tours performs during lunch.
First Annual L.M.S. AVID Picnic @ Hollydale Park
Ms. Perez providing a visual for math concept.

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

Student work posted honoring MLK.

Lynwood Middle School 8th Grade Promotion Ceremony

LMS student shows off her work at the Science Fair.

Grade level meetings with 7th grade teachers.

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

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

ASB leading 7th graders during orientation.

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

Guest speaker during Coffee with the Principal.

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

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

November ROAR students show their certificates of achievement.

Grades of Green Trash Free 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.

Orange County Academic Pentathlon Award Ceremony

Clean up day at Lynwood community.

Prepping the game plan during 7th Grade Orientation.

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

Students collaborating in Ms. Solis' math class.

LMS students helping the local community.

Mr. Mauricio reviewing the SQR3 strategy with students.

Students enjoying the LA County Fair in Pomona, CA.

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

LMS hosts its first School Advisory Committee Meeting.

LMS Pentathlon Team Members with their coaches and the Principal

LMS Teachers reviewing and reflecting on SBAC data

Green Club in action

Mr. Aguilar prepping our students for their benchmark.

Staff members collaborating and discussing an Equity visual.
AVID Hydraulic Robotic Arm Project

Mr. Castro conducting class

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

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

AVID Club at the Lynwood Fitness Fair 

Home of The Tigers

Lynwood Middle School winning MESA Team. Congratulations Tigers!

Computer Science Education Week: Hour of Code is on.

Grades of Green Trash Free Lunch Challenge

MESA students coding with Arduino at UC Irvine

Parent attendees during "Coffee with the Principal".

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

Individuals focused on completing the task at hand.

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

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Quote of the Week: “Every great dream begins with a dreamer.  Always remember you have it within you, the strength, the patience and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.” - Harriet Tubman   EL Parent Night (February 22)   Coffee with the Principal (February 23)     Unit #4 ELA/Math Benchmarks (February 26 - 28)    NAEP Testing (March 1)   College Day Assembly (March 6)    PSAT, 8th Graders (March 7)     Awards Assembly (March 12)     Magic Mountain Field Trip, AVID (March 15)     St. Patrick's Day Dance (March 16)     Open House (March 27 @ 5 PM)

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

Karate Classes

The California Martial Arts Youth Academy will be starting classes on Tuesday, February 5th and ending on June 14th. Sessions will be held in the Gym from 3:15 PM to 4:15 PM. Space is limited to the first 50 students who attend.

Black History Month

During the month of February, we celebrate Black History month. As a school site we will have daily announcements recognizing the achievements of African Americans, past and present. Teachers, if you have any projects you’d like displayed, please submit them to Ms. Nieblas in the Main Office.

ELA/Math Benchmarks Highlights - Unit #3

Both ELA and Math have enjoyed increased scores, examples would be English 7 who had 50% of their students score Benchmark or Challenge. Math 7 improved 9% from last year. English 8 increased by 2% from last year and Math 8 did so by 7%. Finally, Algebra I had 98% of its students test Benchmark or Challenge. These outcomes are a result of a dedicated staff and all subjects providing thought-provoking assignments regularly in class. This is just one example of how our LMS staff goes above and beyond to prepare our students for the tasks ahead of them. Thank you LMS Teachers!

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Events

Unit #4 Benchmark
Date: 2/26/2018
Location: Various ELA & Math Classrooms
City of Lynwood Basketball
Date: 2/26/2018, 5 PM 9 PM
Unit #4 Benchmark
Date: 2/27/2018
Location: Various ELA & Math Classrooms
Karate Classes
Date: 2/27/2018, 3:15 PM 4:15 PM
Location: Gym
City of Lynwood Basketball
Date: 2/27/2018, 5 PM 9 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.