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The first round of STAAR testing is Tuesday, March 28th and Wednesday, March 29th.  Because testing can go through lunches, we do ask that parents not stay for lunch on testing dates.  If you wish to bring your student lunch, we do ask that you leave it in the office. 

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Tuesday, March 28th - 7th Writing and 8th Math
Wednesday, March 29th - 8th Reading
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Please contact the LMS Office at 254-857-4621 with any questions or concerns. We appreciate your continued support.


Congratulations to the Lorena Middle School March Teacher of the Month - Coach Ashley Ellis.


This is Coach Ellis's sixth year to work at Lorena Middle School.  Coach Ellis teaches 7th grade Math and provides intervention to 7th and 8th graders in Math and Reading as well as Coaching in the Girls Athletics Program.  

Below is a portion of the nomination letter Coach Ellis received:

I would like to recommend Coach Ashley Ellis for teacher of the month.  She has done an outstanding job this year working with students across multiple grade levels and subjects. She works with each of her students individually to see that they are caught up in all core classes and fills in any gaps they may have.  Coach Ellis also works hard as a coach.  She displays love for each of her athletes while teaching them the sport.  In addition to her coaching and teaching, she has been instrumental in finding technology resources for her students, but then shares them with the rest of her middle school colleagues in an effort to help all students.  Lorena Middle School is blessed to have her on our team.

If you would like to nominate an educator for Teacher of the Month, please contact Dr. Drews the LMS office at 254-857-4621.



Students above include Garrett Glaser, Fiona Fulton, Taylor Cargill,
Caden Meinzer, Alaric Burghard, Mason Strauch, Payton Cox,
Khi Ritchie, Coy Ritchie, Ryne Abel and Reed Michna.
On Friday, February 24th, eleven middle schools traveled to Baylor to compete in the Regional History Fair Contest.
Mr. Browder and
Mrs. Decker, Social Studies teachers at Lorena Middle School traveled to Baylor with the students.





A big CONGRATULATIONS to Fiona Fulton for receiving Honorable Mention for an Individual Website and Payton Cox for her First Place Individual Exhibit.  She also received special awards from the Museum Association of Waco and The Links, Inc. Waco Chapter.  By receiving a First Place, Payton has qualified for the State History Fair.  It must run in the family, pictured with Payton is her brother, Easton, currently at Lorena HS, who also received a first place finish.  Way to go guys!!!  Good luck at State!

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Way to go Lorena One Act Play!!!
Lorena One Act Play Took 1st Place at Connally for UIL District 17-AAAA Competition
On Saturday, February 11th, the Lorena Middle School One Act Play competed in the District 17-AAAA competition at Connally High School.  Lorena beat out China Spring, Robinson and Connally to take 1st Place.  The wining performance this year was a play titled The Ghost of Enoch Charlton.  The students along with their director Mrs. Peevey worked hard and perfected their performance as they presented it to the entire school body and the community before presenting for competition. 

Individual students also received accolades for their performance.  Presley Deeds received All-Star Crew.  Jerod Crepelle, Rebekah Holle and Jade Bryan received Honorable Mention All-Star Cast.  Rylee Ritchie and Jenna Moffett received All-Star Cast.  Finally, the Best Actress award went to Olivia Johnson. We are super proud of this group!  Congratulations to the cast, crew and Mrs. Peevey for this great accomplishment.  Hard work pays off! Way to go!



Welcome to LMS

"Greatness is not in where we stand, but in what direction we are moving." Oliver Wendell Holmes

At Lorena Middle School, our mission is to support district level initiatives by creating an exemplary learning environment committed to student achievement and leadership development as we engage students, parents, and the community to maximize life-long learning.

In the Lorena I.S.D. a "Tradition of Excellence" has always been about the journey from good to great. This year, our theme is "Expect Greatness." Lorena Middle School will support that district initiative by continuing to share our passion for learning with the students we serve in grades five through eight. With community and parent support, our goal is to ensure that each student has a challenging and safe learning environment in which to excel.

Lorena Middle School achieves greatness through high expectations, respect for ourselves and others, integrity, and excellence in all that we say and do.

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