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02/20/20: Troup County Announces STAR Student and Teacher STAR Student and Teacher

Recently, five students and teachers were honored during the 2020 Student Teacher Achievement Recognition (STAR) luncheon hosted by the Rotary Club. Before the event ended, Laegan Anseligh Smith from LaGrange High School, was named Troup County’s STAR Student.

Smith said, “This is quite a surprise and really exciting. I appreciate the opportunity to be able to talk about Coach Moore because of the way he teaches. It has had an impact on me. He has a way to teach lessons that will grab you and that helps the material be relatable to the students.”

The five students were:

1. Jared Nation - Callaway High (Mrs. Barbara Murphy, Teacher)

2. Baker Davis - LaFayette Christian (Mrs. Vikki Stringham, Teacher)

3. Lily Kamat - LaGrange Academy (Mrs. Janice Ingram, Teacher)

4. Laegan Smith (winner) - LaGrange High (Mr. Kenny Moore, Teacher)

5. Todd Sandiford - Troup High (Ms. Kayla Yeargin, Teacher)

02/19/20: West Point Elementary Knows Real Men Read! Real Men Read

Students at West Point Elementary School were recently treated to special guest readers in their classrooms. Community volunteers took time out of their busy schedules to read as part of the fourth annual Real Men Read initiative.

 

This initiative brings community members into the school while promoting the benefits of reading. Each man was assigned to a classroom where they read a story and shared with the students their own personal reading history. The men also told the students how reading impacts them now and how they utilize reading in their careers. A special thank you goes out to all the Troup County men who supported this event!

*Pictured is Troup County School System Superintendent Brian Shumate reading to Mrs. Colquett's first grade class.

02/14/20: Hollis Hand Raises $5,200 for Leukemia and Lymphoma Society LLS

Hollis Hand Elementary raised $5,200 for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS) through their Pennies for Patients campaign. 


LLS is a nonprofit organization fighting blood cancer. Their mission is to cure blood cancers and improve the lives of patients and their families. LLS recently launched a new Children’s Initiative which seeks to accelerate treatments with fewer harmful side effects so that young patients with cancer not only survive, but thrive for generations to come. 


By donating toward this worthy cause, students learned valuable pro-social skills like kindness, sharing, and empathy. Five homeroom classrooms earned a pizza party for bringing in the most donations. Last year, Hollis Hand also raised over $5,000 for LLS. Pictured with Mrs. Natalie Doerr, the school counselor, are students Cameriyan Hutchinson, Mae Lemmo and Leighton Shelnutt.

We Love Our Counselors Counselors

This week we got to celebrate those who work tirelessly and quietly to keep us all moving in the right direction. They’re all so busy we can’t get them together for one picture but we have the best of the best. Long Cane Middle School is blessed!
And thank you, Sign Gypsies of Troup for helping us show our love! πŸ’›πŸ’™πŸ’›

Jr. Beta Induction Beta

Tonight 110 smart servant leaders were inducted into Jr Beta. We are proud and honored to have each and every one of them! Go Cougars!

Friday Reminders

Friday morning reminders:
-Today is hat day. $1 to help raise funds to support our AMAZING Black History program coming soon!!!
-Book fair ends today...check us out in the media center!!!

Go Cougars! πŸ’›πŸ’™πŸ’›

8th Grade Parent Lunch Parent lunch
Transition Fair Transition Fair

Our 8th graders were very busy this week getting ready to be THS Tigers! πŸ’™πŸ’›πŸ’™ We visited the high school, talked about our futures at the Transition Fair, helped parents get informed and selected courses. Class of 2024 is ready! Go Cougars! Go Tigers!

A Great Day at Long Cane

 

 

   

PBIS Parent Note PBIS Parent Note
LCMS Valentine's Dance 2/14/20 Valentine's Dance

The LCMS Valentine's Dance will be on February 14, 2020. It is from 3:30 to 5:30 and is for 6th - 8th grade. 

Admission is $2. 

There will be concessions: pizza, candy, drinks, and drinks. 

You will have the chance to buy flowers from the FFA and take a picture in the photo booth!

Christmas Concert concert

I’ve had the privilege of hearing our students practice and trust me, you should have it too! Come see our band and chorus students share their talents December 17th! You won’t even have to cook! (Pre-order not necessary) Christmas concert and BBQ all in one! Be there! πŸŽ„πŸŽΌπŸŽΉπŸŽ€πŸ₯πŸŽ·πŸŽ„

Junior University

If your student received an invitation to Junior University, please make sure they have turned in the gold form indicating whether or not they will be attending by Friday, December 19th. If they are attending, be sure to attach at least a $25 retainer fee to hold their spot. Thanks! #junioruniversity #lcmsmcougarstrong

8th Grade Parents... Class of 2024

8th grade parents...Reminder‼️
It’s a BIG week!
Wednesday: students visit THS. Go Tigers!
Thursday: students attend Transition Fair; IMPORTANT On To High School parent meeting at THS (in the cafeteria) at 6 pm. See you there!
Friday: students (along with their middle and high school counselors) select 9th grade courses

Pennies for Patients Hat Day

Friday, January 17 is Hat Day! Bring $1 to support Pennies for Patients

LCMS Blue Team cheer

We are so proud of these girls and their coaches! The perfect example of #lcmscougarstrong πŸΎ πŸ†πŸ†πŸ†πŸ†πŸ†

Be a Good Sport, Say NO to Drugs! sport

Red Ribbon Week continued today with “Be a good SPORT and help stop bullying and say NO to drugs.” Great job Cougars!

LCMS Football Football

#1 Long Cane beats #2 Auburn 32-0 to finish the season undefeated with a perfect 8-0 record. The Cougar defense was able to shut out their opponents in each of the last 6 consecutive games to end an incredible season. This makes their 2nd consecutive league championship. (This makes our 8th grade teams 26-5 over the last 4 seasons). Congratulations to all the players & coaches on another Cougar Strong season!

National Unity Day National Unity Day

On October 23, LCMS students wore orange to celebration National Unity Day.

LCMS Teacher of the Year 2019-2020 Teacher of the Year

Congratulations to our 2019-2020 Teachers of the Year!

Mrs. Christine Cunningham and Mr. Jud Newman

LCMS Football Cougars

Our 8th grade defense is looking for their 6th consecutive shutout tonight in the 2019 Middle school conference championship! If they’re successful they will finish the season a perfect 8-0. Let’s get em Cougars!

Staff of the Week Hart and Hulett

Stacie Hart goes above and beyond for 8th grade science and has also managed to take her middle school Ag program to the next level. Mrs. Hart, you are such an asset to LCMS!!! And Mrs. Kathy Hulett is the best of the best. Her heart for math is second only to her heart for her fellow staff members and students. Mrs. Hulett is the most efficient lady we know! Thanks for making Long Cane a better place ladies! You are loved and appreciated!

Marching Band Marching band

Several of our 8th grade students (along with our band director, Mr. Thompson) are a part of the THS marching band who competed over the weekend and earned BEST IN CLASS!!! Along with a truck load (literally) of other awards. (1st place Class A band, 1st place Class A color guard, 1st place Class A majorettes, 2nd place Class A percussion, 2nd place Class A drum majors, superior color guard, superior majorettes and excellent band.) These band members and their leaders and parents have worked so very hard since summer to make this happen. The THS band is amazing, come see them perform Friday, Oct 18th at halftime. You won’t be disappointed. Go Cougars! Go Tigers!

Cross Country Cross country

Congrats to our Boys AND Girls Cross County teams for placing 2nd at the County Meet at GNMS. We are proud of you!

Blue Team cheer

Competition Cheer came in 1st (again...4th time in a row! πŸ”₯)  We are so very proud! Go Cougars! #LCMSCougarStrong

JV Softball

These Long Cane girls played with the high school JV softball team and were an amazing 13-1 for the season. Great job, Ladies! We are so proud! #LCMScougarstrong

FFA Rally Day rally

This fun group went to FFA Rally Day in Perry today. Mrs. Hart and her Ag program are growing strong! #growingleaders #lcmscougarstrong

Staff of the Week cunningham

This week we celebrate one of our 6th grade math team members and our constant source of energy and positivity. Mrs. Christine Cunningham selflessly supports everyone around her, students and adults alike, all while being a fabulous math teacher. We are so proud to call her ours! πŸ’›πŸ’›πŸ’› #lcmscougarstrong #secondmile

Staff of the Week rice

Today, we recognized our Staff members of the Week for the first 2 weeks of school.
Week 1: our selfless, self-contained exceptional education teacher, Diana Williams!
Week 2: LCMS’s new media specialist, Katie Rice, has been our technological saving grace this week!
Ladies, we love and appreciate all you do! #LCMSCougarStrong πŸΎπŸΎπŸΎ

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