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LRMS is looking for Career Day Presenters:  Career Day will be held this year on Thursday, May 22nd 2014. We are currently filling presenter slots and asking for volunteers to share their profession with our students. The time commitment would be from 8am-11:30am on that Thursday. The presenters will be rotating through 8th grade classrooms and will give between four and six 20 minute presentations. If you’d like to volunteer, or have any questions, please contact our School Counselor Julie Chutuk at 949-234-5922 or by email at We’d love to have you share your career with our students. Thanks!
7th graders need a Whooping Cough Shot.  Get your child’s Tdap Immunization NOW!  For the 2014-2015 school year, and all future school years, all students entering, advancing or transferring into 7th grade will need proof of an adolescent whooping cough booster immunization (called “Tdap”) for school in the fall.  Do ALL 7th grade students need to get the pertussis immunization? Yes. All students going into 7th grade must have proof of having had the Tdap booster shot. This includes current students, new students and transfer students in both public and private schools. Many students have already received the vaccine and simply need to supply proof to the school, so check with your doctor or provider.
Many All Star and yearbook students collect Box Tops for Education, but we will take them from any source.  Please feel free to drop them off at LRMS.  Funds generated benefit the yearbook program.
If you are thinking of doing some spring cleaning (or making your kids do some spring cleaning) over the break, please hang on to those gently worn shoes.  As are having a shoe drive on the morning of April 18, 2014.  Please check the All Star bulletin on school loop for more information!
Parent/Student Meeting - 6pm, April 17 in Cougar Hall at Capistrano Valley High School (CVHS).   CVHS will be hosting a meeting for all interested parents and students for an informational meeting about the STEM Career Academy.  We will have more detailed information regarding the STEM curriculum and the selection process.  Those who did not request the engineering course on their schedule request form will be able to do so at this meeting.  STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.
FUND A GRANT TODAY - YOU can direct funds to Ladera Ranch Middle School's grants at NO COST TO YOU.  Visit for details.  The Ladera Ranch Education Foundation's school grant program has provided over $309,000 in instructional materials, technology, etc. to Ladera's public schools since it was formed in 2004 - Over $73,300 just at Ladera Ranch Middle School!  We need your help to enhance your child's education quality.  
Future Tesoro Titans~ Tryouts for the 2014-2015 Tesoro Cheer and Song teams will take place May 3rd at Tesoro High School. An important Student/Parent Information meeting will be held on Monday, April 21 at 6:30 PM in the Tesoro Library.  All details of the program will be discussed at that time. All applicants must have a current Athletic Physical on file prior to tryouts.  To download the Athletic Packet and the Tryout Packet please visit
Any electronics families would like to dispose of may be dropped off at 29211 Vista Montana, San Juan Hills High SchoolApril 5, 2014 between the hours of 9am-2pm.
Items such as computers, monitors, televisions, cell phones, MP3 players, ink and toner cartridges, printers, microwaves, cables, wires and laptops. They have secure data destruction.
Some of the students have asked if they get to give feedback on the SBAC. Our district created this survey for them. It is not mandatory for students but we wanted to give the option.  Click the link:
News from Capistrano Unified School District:
Capo Arts Festival:  Student works in art, drama, dance and music from schools across Capistrano Unified School District will be showcased at the first annual Capo Arts Festival. The Capistrano Council of PTSA’s is planning and sponsoring the event Saturday, May 3rd from 1-4pm  at Aliso Niguel High School, 28000 Wolverine Way, Aliso Viejo, CA 92656. There will be hands-on arts projects for everyone, including original sidewalk chalk drawings. The event is free; food and drinks will be available for purchase. For more information and entry forms go to or contact Capo Arts Festival Coordinator Courtney Fielder
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