LJMS Community News
International Study Scholarship
Congratulations to 8th grader Keanna Adusei, who has been awarded a scholarship to participate in the Global Investigators International Study Travel Program (ISTP). Keanna will be joining other FCPS middle school students on a trip to London, Paris, Normandy, Berlin and Munich during the summer. The scholarship includes air fare, hotels, breakfast and dinner daily, entrance fees to select attractions, and motor coach transportation while in Europe.
The current issue of Parent Notes and News, including important dates for the month, may now be viewed online or downloaded from the website. Please take a moment to see what's happening at LJMS. In addition, previous newsletters are available on the Newsletter Archive page.
Rising 7th Grade Parent Orientation
We were happy to see many of our rising 7th grade parents recently for our parent orientation. If you missed the program, the presentation slides from all sessions are attached for your information. For questions, please contact Tanya Shuford, Director of Student Services, at TWShuford@fcps.edu or 703.204.8122.
Health & Fitness Expo
LJMS will hold a Health & Wellness Expo for the Merrifield/Falls Church community April 23 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Families are invited to attend. Many vendors have already pledged raffle prizes. There will be free samples from local restaurants, as well as chances to win a free massage, teeth whitening, hats, gloves, gift cards, discounted memberships, etc. The event is hosted by the Physical Education Department, After School Program, and Wellness Committee.
LJ is putting a STOP to bullying! If you or someone you know is being bullied you can do something about it! By filling out our LJMS Bullying Report form you can be a part of the upstanders who are taking a stand against bullying!
School Improvement Plan
The current LJMS School Improvement Plan is now available for viewing or download. Please take a few moments to learn about our objectives and strategies for this year.