Middle School Handbook 2022-2023

LLMS & VMS Student Handbook
2022-2023

WELCOME TO MIDDLE SCHOOL!

Middle school is an exciting time for our students! We strive to provide the very best opportunities for all students as they learn, grow, and prepare for high school. We have provided this handbook to help students and parents understand the policies and procedures used at both Los Lunas and Valencia Middle School. Students are encouraged to read this document carefully with their parent. It should answer many of your questions regarding school rules, student dress, discipline, and attendance policies.

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Student Handbook

TigerLLMS Policies & Procedures

ACTIVITIES:
All non-curriculum activities held on school premises are required to have school employee sponsorship.

LIST OF ACTIVITIES:
· Archery
· Band
· Baseball
· Basketball
· Softball
· Football
· National Junior Honor Society
· Renaissance
· Robotics
· Spelling Bee (Spanish and English)
· Spirit Squad
· Student Council
· Track and Field
· Volleyball
· Wrestling
· Yearbook
· MESA
· Battle of the Books

DROP-OFF/PICK-UP:
For the safety of our students, the student drop-off and pick-up area before and after school is on Luna Avenue, in front of the Solomon Luna Building. For the safety of your child, please use the parent pick up and drop off lane only. Please do not drop your student off in front of the school, NUSENDA Bank or the Los Lunas Schools Administration parking lot. This policy will be strictly enforced by school administration and Los Lunas Schools’ Staff.

ENERGY DRINKS:
All energy drinks are prohibited at Los Lunas Middle School.

GRADING:
Grades will be earned according to the following scale:
A=4.0 GPA 90%-100%
B=3.0 GPA 80%-89%
C=2.0 GPA 79%-70%
D=1.0 GPA 69%-60%
F=0.0 GPA 59% and below

PE UNIFORM:
Students must wear a standard P.E. uniform of a grey shirt and blue shorts.

RENAISSANCE:

This program involves all students at LLMS. Students may achieve Renaissance status at three levels. These three levels are graduated based on academic achievement, attendance, and discipline referrals. For a complete explanation of the rewards and criteria for Renaissance please contact Mrs. Chavez.


V (vms logo)VMS Policies & Procedures

ACTIVITIES:
VMS offers a variety of non-sports activities that are sponsored by school staff. More information will be made available throughout the year for these activities.

GRADING:
Grades will be earned according to the following scale:
A=4.0 GPA 90%-100%
B=3.0 GPA 80%-89%
C=2.0 GPA 79%-70%
D=1.0 GPA 69%-60%
F=0.0 GPA 59%-50%

PE Uniform:
Students must wear a P.E. uniform. Uniforms must be solid color shorts, sweat and t shirts with sleeves. Uniforms can be any combination of red, black, grey, turquoise, or white. No spandex/ compression shorts. Any Valencia or college logo shirts are also allowed. Students should wear closed-toe, athletic shoes and must tie.

PROGRESS REPORTS:
Students receiving failing, unsatisfactory, or incomplete grades should talk to the teacher to take action to correct these deficiencies. The cooperation of parents in helping with homework, punctuality, and good attendance at school is essential to a child’s education. Progress reports are sent home with students in the middle of each 6-week grading period.

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