I hope that you are enjoying our lovely summer weather and the beautiful area that we live in. I also hope that you are looking forward to another school year - which is just around the corner!
I'm excited to be starting another year as principal at LPMS and want to say again how much I enjoying working with your children, and working with you in assuring that they receive the best education possible.
I hope as you have opportunity this year you will welcome the new staff at LPMS. As you enter LPMS many of you will find a familiar face, as Makrina Rohde is our new front office secretary - after serving in that same position at Rosland last year. Robi Phinney is our new assistant principal and will have her hand in not only student management, but also a number of other programs here at LPMS. New to the classroom are Chesney Davey (English and AVID), Dylan Sullivan (English and Social Studies), and Liana Hollingsworth (Math). We are also looking to hire a beginning band teacher so we can offer this elective choice to our 7
graders. I am excited to have your child(ren) work with these new employees and believe they will do an excellent job instructing our future!
Again this year, we will be issuing monthly newsletters in an effort to keep you informed regarding upcoming events and happenings at LPMS. You can receive this important piece of communication in one of three ways: by obtaining it from the LPMS website, by providing us with your email address and having it sent to you, or by picking up a copy that will be available in the front office. We will verify your email address as part of the registration process.
And speaking of registration, we ask that
students - both returning students and those who are new to LaPine. Tuesday, August 19
7:30am-3:00pm, we are asking that all 7
graders come and register. We have set aside Wednesday, August 20
7:30am-3PM,for all incoming 6
graders to register, get a feel for the school (including trying out their locker combination), and be issued an iPad that they will be using this year.
More information regarding registration - including important iPad information - can be found in this newsletter.
I look forward to a great year of learning at La Pine Middle School!
Jim Boen, Principal