LJMS Community News
On behalf of the staff and administration of Luther Jackson Middle School, we wish the entire LJ community a safe, restful, and productive summer. School will resume for students on Tuesday, Sept. 8. Please watch this space during the summer for updates and announcements. Information about Tiger Time and 7th Grade Orientation is posted on the calendar.
Lists of required and recommended student supplies for the 2015-16 school year will be posted in July. Please check back on this website as more information is made available.
National Junior Honor Society
Our NJHS inductees recently presented reports of their service projects. Please take a moment and see what our students have been contributing to the LJMS community:
Developed by ExxonMobil and FCPS, the Expanding Visions program engages middle school students to discover exciting opportunities in the STEM fields. In this video, business volunteers from Dewberry give classroom presentations at LJMS to connect what students are learning in science class to civil engineering.
LJMS Summer Institutes
Summer Institutes are available for sign up! Jackson is pleased to offer three weeks in July for all rising 7th and 8th grade Jackson students and one week in August for rising 7th graders only (How to Survive Middle School). The institutes are designed to provide your student with a variety of enjoyable activities and are taught by FCPS employees. Take a moment to read over full descriptions of both the July and the August programs. If you have any questions, please contact Christine Lyons at CLLyons@fcps.edu.
Looking for resources to help you stay fit? Check out some in our local community:
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!