LJMS Community News
Rising 7th Grade Orientation
An orientation session for parents of students who will be 7th graders next school year will be held Monday, Feb. 23. The general session will begin at 7 p.m. There will be a special session for AAP Center parents at 5:45 p.m. Additional orientation meetings for Special Education parents and for the Math 7 and Math 7 Honors programs will begin at 6 p.m.
Elementary students who will attend Luther Jackson next year will tour the school Feb. 24-26.
Jackson parents, please be sure to mark your calendars for the curriculum nights listed below. The events are held at the high schools and you can check each school’s website for more information. Don’t miss this opportunity to visit the high school your student will attend to gain valuable information about the curriculum and high school programs.
- Falls Church High School - Feb. 5, 6:30-8:30 p.m. in the Cafeteria. Rising Freshman Parents’ Night is in the Library from 6:30–7:30.
- Madison High School - Feb. 5, 7-9 p.m. (snow date Feb. 11).
- Marshall High School - Feb. 12 (snow date Feb. 19), 6:30-9 p.m., 9th grade presentation begins in the Auditorium (5:30 – 6:30 p.m., visit exhibits for clubs, sports and activities)
Talent Show Sign-up
Interested in being in the 2015 LJMS Talent Show on Feb. 11 after school? Please fill out the attached form. Remember you'll have to be logged into your fcpsschools.net account to access the form. Looking forward to a great show!
Human Trafficking Presentation
Did you know that children from across our county are being preyed upon by human traffickers? Please join us to learn more about this growing problem at a parent awareness night, hosted by West Springfield High School on Jan. 28 at 7 p.m. in the Auditorium. For more information please view the attached flyer.
New WiFi Instructions
Students, beginning on Tuesday, Nov. 25, please follow the directions below to connect personal devices to the FCPS network. Students should look for FCPSonboard in your available WiFi list. Short instructional videos for particular devices are linked below:
For more detailed information on how to configure your device, including printed instructions, please visit the LJMS Bring Your Own Devices page.
New! Mondays After School
Homework and Project Help: The LJMS Library will now be open to students after school on Mondays from 2:50-4:30. Please be sure to bring work so you can work quietly. Meet in the Cafeteria at 2:50 to sign in and get a snack.
Board Games and Crafts: Students will have an opportunity to stay and CHAT with their friends while playing board games and/or creating origami and paper sculptures.
Indoor Sports: Stay with your friends for open gym. Get in some exercise.
Parent transportation required. Sign up outside Ms. Lyons’ office. Pick up at door 1.
New Issue of Jackson Journal
Please take a moment to review the fine work of our Jackson Journal newspaper staff. The first quarter issue is now available online.
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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!