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Principal's Weekly Message, 4-12-24

Greetings LRMS Families,

Welcome to Quarter Four.  Q3 Report Cards go home Friday, April 19.  Here are your weekly updates:



1.  Next week is a five-day week of school.



2. Events next week:

  • Monday, 4/15, 4pm - Track Meet HOME, vs. West Millbrook
  • Tuesday, 4/16, 4pm - Boys Soccer AWAY, vs. West Millbrook
  • Wednesday, 4/17, 7am - National Junior Honor Society
  • Wednesday, 4/17, 3:15pm - Art Portfolio Club
  • Wednesday, 4/17, 4pm - Softball HOME, vs. Durant
  • Thursday/Friday, 4/18-19 - Eighth Grade Field Trip to Charleston, SC (see #6 if you're going)
  • Thursday, 4/18, 6pm - EF Tours, Summer 2025 Trip to Spain Interest Meeting (details below in #5)
  • Saturday, 4/20, 9am-12pm - School Beautification Day (details below in #3)
  • Saturday, 4/20, 9am-12:30pm - Mini-Science Olympiad (details below in #4)



3.  Please join our Environmental Club and some community volunteers for our School Beautification Day next Saturday, 4/20.  Here is the note from Ms. Bussell with details:

School Beautification Day - Saturday, April 20th, 9am-12noon - Families & students are needed to join the Environmental Club and Community Volunteers to help give our school a spring cleaning! Sign-up here at"

4.  Here's the final reminder from Mrs. Maley about the LRMS Mini-Science Olympiad:


Our Mini Science Olympiad event will take place on Saturday April 20th. Here is the link to the team registration form
For more information about this event please see the flyer and the info meeting video linked below: 
5. For current 6th and 7th grade families.... We have started the early stages of planning our next EF Tours Summer Trip abroad.  The plan is to go to Spain in the summer of 2025.  If you're interested, Mr. Harvin is hosting an interest meeting Thursday evening in the Media Center.  Here are some links with more details:
6. For eighth graders going to Charleston, here are some final reminders from Mrs. Ricciuti:
Students need to be at LRMS on Thursday 4/18 NO LATER that 6:00 AM.  If they are not here they will be left behind!
Students need to bring a lunch from home on Thursday.  No glass or energy drinks in lunches, Please!
Students should not have any electronic games with them!  IF they do bring any and something happens, LRMS is NOT responsible for lost or damaged items.
Please remind students they are representing LRMS while on the trip and need to act accordingly.  Let's show Charleston why LRMS is the best middle school in Raleigh!
7.  Our school leaders value your feedback!  Here is the link to the annual WCPSS Family Survey.  The District encourages you to fill out one survey per child in WCPSS schools.  Thanks!
8.  Here is a message from Media Specialist, Ms. Bussell:
Link to sign up to volunteer is also here:
9.  PTSA Updates:
Help us keep the teacher lounges stocked this Spring to keep the LRMS Staff going into the 4th quarter! Have items sent directly to the school via our Amazon Wishlist! Or you can deliver similar items to the front office. Appreciation echoes through the halls when the Snack Fairy visits - that's all thanks to Leesville parents!
* PTSA Board meeting Wed. April 17, 8:30am in the LRMS Media Center



Have a great weekend,
Chris Cox, Principal