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Principal's Weekly Message, 4-19-24

Greetings LRMS Families,

Here are your weekly updates:


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



2.  Events next week:

  • 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)
  • Monday, 4/22, 4pm - Softball HOME, vs. East Millbrook
  • Wednesday, 4/24 - ECS Class Trip to WCPSS Special Olympics
  • Wednesday, 4/24, 4pm - Track Meet AWAY, @ Durant Road Middle
  • Thursday, 4/25, 4pm - Softball AWAY, @ Pine Hollow
  • Thursday, 4/25, 5:30pm - Creative Writing Club's Poetry Slam (Media Center) (details below in #5)
  • Friday, 4/26, Morning - Third Quarter All-A Honor Rolls Breakfasts (Invitations with details will be sent next week)



3.  Tomorrow is our School Beautification Day.  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.  Tomorrow is the LRMS Mini-Science Olympiad! Details:


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.  Here is the flyer with details on Open Mic Night this Thursday.
6.  Here is the letter to 8th grade families sent earlier this week. This letter contains information about the 8th grade dance, Carnival and End-of-Year Ceremony.
7.  PTSA Updates:


Important Upcoming Dates

  • Wednesday April 17th - PTSA Board Meeting, 8:30am in the LRMS Media Center
  • Thursday April 18th - 8th grade field trip to Charleston, SC
  • Friday April 19th - Quarter 3 report cards
  • Saturday April 20th - Leesville Schools Beautification Day, 9:30am-12pm
  • Friday April 26th - All-A's Honor Roll Breakfast for Quarter 3
  • Monday April 29th - No School; Teacher Workday
  • Wednesday May 1 - 7th/8th Dance Concert

Our Cup Overflows!

Many thanks to our Leesville community for filling our Lion Locker pantry with lots of groceries for our students! 

Pictured is not even half of what our generous families have donated. Contribute to the Lion Locker Amazon Wishlist here.



Our Super Social Worker!

We appreciate our Social Worker, Ms Wanda Harris! 

The LRMS PTSA treated her with a yummy bundt cake tower last month during Social Work Appreciation Week.

Thank you for all you do to support and empower our students, Ms Harris!



And For the Assist...

Our Assistant Principals are also Amazing!!! April 1-5 was an Appreciation week to celebrate Phillip Vassallo (6th Grade), Tonalisa Edmunds (7th Grade), and Keisha Smith (8th Grade).

The LRMS PTSA brought a bagel brunch box to show them some love and give them our thanks for all that they do.



Our Honors Band Rocks!

Congratulations to the Leesville Road Middle School Honors Band- scoring all Superior ratings at the Music Performance Adjudication (MPA) last week!

We are so proud of Director Cristina Rekeibe & our talented musicians!



Natcho Normal Teacher Work Day 😁

The PTSA provided lunch for the staff on the 4/10 teacher work day.  A nacho bar from Salt & Lime was enjoyed by all!



LRMS Book Drive and Book Swap!

Bring your gently-used, middle school appropriate books for our school-wise book swap now through May 13th. Drop them off in the designated box in your pod or bring them to the Media Center.

The Book Swap will happen May 15th and 16th.

If you can help with collecting and sorting books for the Book Swap, sign up as a volunteer here.



Help Beautify Leesville Schools

We are partnering with Providence Church for a whole campus beautification day on Saturday, April 20. Families welcome! Students under 16 must be supervised by an adult.
Meet at Leesville Road Middle School at 9:30am, gather supplies, then divide between the three schools to work on different projects. Ending no later than 12pm. 
Reach out to Meg Dalton at with questions.
Thank you for beautifying our schools!!!

Keep Our Staff Stocked!

Let's continue to keep the teacher lounges stocked this final quarter of the school year and keep our staff going. Have items sent directly to the school via our Amazon Wishlist or you can shop and deliver items yourself to the front office. Thank you Leesville Parents!




Have a great weekend,
Chris Cox, Principal