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Students are expected to be seated in class when the tardy bell rings. If a student is late to school, he/she is required to check in with the attendance office before going to class. Frequent tardiness without a valid excuse is considered truancy under state law. You may view your student attendance and tardy records by logging into SchoolLoop and clicking on the attendance tab or through the Student and Parent Portals. 

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May 30, 2017


8th Grade Dance - THANK YOU!  To all the parents and ASB and Mrs. Skidmore who transformed our MPR into a Parisian paradise!  The 8th graders who are getting ready to leave LRMS could not have had a better evening!


If you get a chance, please check out our last LRMS news for the year available on our website:


Wednesday morning will be the last "Recycle Wednesday" of the school year. If you would like to turn in empty plastic bottles and aluminum cans for All-Star credit, then bring them to room 724 from 8:45-9:10am on Wednesday, May 31. Please save your bottles and cans over the summer and turn them in the first Wednesday of the new school year in August. 


Important Dates to Remember:


May 30th:       8th Grade locker cleanout.

May 30th:       8th Grades Awards at THS (invitation only)

May 31st:       8th Grade Field Trip to Knott's Berry Farm

May 31st:       6th and 7th Grade locker clean out

June 1st:        8th Grade "clap out" send off at 12:00-12:15 at LRMS field.


Student and Parent Concerns:


Is your child moving to another school next year?  If your child plans to attend a school other than Ladera Ranch Middle School or will not be attending High School in our district next year, please contact our Guidance Secretary, Kelly Larkins, if you have not done so already, at We need to tag your child’s records so they will be forwarded to the correct school for next fall 2017.


Address Change: If you have an address change please notify the front office ASAP by bringing in a current mortgage/lease agreement AND a current utility bill. If you have questions please contact Kelly Larkins our Registrar at


326 6th grade students still need to turn in proof of TDAP (it was 344 last week)

Attention 6th Grade Parents: Tdap Vaccine Requirement For Students Entering 7th Grade.  In order to avoid long lines at orientation, LRMS is asking our current 6th grade families to bring a copy of their Tdap records to the office prior to the end of the year.  For the 2017-2018 school year, all students entering 7th through 12th grades will need proof of an adolescent whooping cough booster shot (commonly called the “Tdap” vaccine) before starting school.  Whooping cough (pertussis) has been widespread in California. Many students have had to miss school because they were sick. To help protect your children and others from whooping cough, a new California law now requires students to be vaccinated against whooping cough. 


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.   As soon as you have proof of the Tdap, please bring it into the office so that we may clear you for next year.  


Your Amazon Purchases = Money for LRMS!  The Amazon Smile Foundation will donate 0.5% of your purchases to our school…at no cost to you. Simply log into your Amazon account at, choose Ladera Ranch Middle PTA as your charity of choice, and you are set for all future purchases. (If you already have an Amazon account, the sign up takes less than 2 minutes!)  The most important part is when you purchase, you have to start on the page!  


Parents if you have a school related item to drop off for your student please come in to the office to the drop off table.  Please do not hand items to students through the fence as it is out of the student boundary area.


News from San Juan Hills High School:


Parents and students: Are you looking for flexibility in your student’s class schedule?

SJHHS offers a 7th period Biology class which takes place after school from 2:55pm - 3:58 pm Tuesday through Friday. This option works well for students who are unable or unwilling to take a zero period or for families that may have transportation challenges.  Please contact your SJHHS Academic Advisor to enroll.



News from Tesoro High School:


8th Grade Parents- August Tesoro Registration-Freshman Volunteers Needed

Tesoro Administration has requested parent volunteer help during registration days. Please review the opportunities and sign up for as many spots as you would like. Your student(s) will receive a front of the line pass to register on their designated day if you volunteer for one or more shifts! The link to Sign-Up Genius is  Thank you!

News from Capistrano Unified School District:


The Board of Trustees desires to provide a safe school environment that allows all students equal access and opportunities in the district’s academic and other educational support programs, services, and activities.  The Board prohibits, at any District school or school activity, unlawful discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, intimidation, and bullying of any student based on the student’s actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, national origin, nationality, ethnicity, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or gender expression or association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.


With Lion Pride,



George Duarte, Ed.D.


Ladera Ranch Middle School


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7th Grade Students must show proof TDAP Vaccine to attend school.

Today: 8/20/17


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The Capistrano Unified School District prohibits discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying in all district activities, programs, and employment based upon actual or perceived gender, gender identity, gender expression, race, ethnicity, color, religion, ancestry, nationality, national origin, ethnic group identification, sex, sexual orientation, marital or parental status, pregnancy, age, physical or mental disability or on the basis of a person’s association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. Reference: AR 1312.3, BP 1312.3 and BP 5183.

Rich Montgomery, Executive Director, Human Resource Services/Compliance
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