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Elizabeth Krutz

Elizabeth Krutz
Principal
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Ben Braden

Ben Braden
Assistant Principal
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Mark Fridenmaker

Mark Fridenmaker
Assistant Principal
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At La Porte Middle School, we are committed to providing all students with learning opportunities that will allow them to develop their full potential and pursue excellence in a safe and positive environment. I’m looking forward to the opportunity to get to know the parents and the students through classrooms, athletics, academic teams, and musical activities.
Print this articleAugust Newsletter

 

Click on the link below to see our August newsletter.

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Print this articleLPMS 2020-2021 SCHOOL SUPPLY LIST

Students, Parents & Guardians,

Please click on the document to access the 2020-2021 La Porte Middle School Supply List:  We have added a dry erase board and marker/s for all students, both traditional and distance.  This will allow students to provide feedback to their teachers and other students when working in traditional and online Zoom meetings.

 

 

More informationSchool Supply List

Print this articleLPMS Getting Back on Track COVID-19 Plan -7/27/202

Dear Parents and Guardians,

We are excited to share with you our La Porte Middle School COVID-19 Re-Entry Plan and updated school year calendar. Further communication will be sent out to all families regarding registration for new and current LPCSC students and students in the next few days.  Please contact our school if you have any questions or concerns.  We look forward to working with you this year.

Print this articleLearning Plan Options for the 2020-21 School Year

Below are links for the LPCSC Back on Track Overview as well as more specific information about the three available learning options for students this year.  When you register your child you will need to pick on of these three options.  Please reach out to us if you have any questions. 

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Print this article21st Century Scholars Information

Please see the flyer for information about the 21st Century Scholars program.

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Print this articleKESLING CAMPUS TRAFFIC FLOW PATTERNS

Please click on the link below to view the Kesling Campus Traffic Flow Patterns:

Kesling Campus Traffic Flow Patterns

Print this articleAthletic Participation Forms

We are very excited to announce that the La Porte Middle School Athletic Department has partnered with FinalForms, an online forms and data management service. FinalForms allows you to complete and sign La Porte Middle School athletic participation forms for students on-line. Another exciting aspect is that FinalForms saves data from season-to-season and year-to-year, meaning that you will never need to enter the same information twice! FinalForms also pre-populates information wherever possible, for each of your students, saving you time.

THE PHYSICAL EXAMINATION FORM INCLUDED WITH FINALFORMS WILL STILL NEED TO BE COMPLETED BY A PHYSICIAN OR NURSE PRACTITIONER AND A HARD COPY TURNED IN TO THE ATHLETIC OFFICE.

You will need to review your information once per school year to verify information is current and sign the forms.

Click on the Parent Playbook (attached) to get started in FinalForms. If you require any support during the process, scroll to the page bottom and click “Use Support”.

We are asking that ALL parents of athletes use FinalForms. Please register at https://laporte-in.finalforms.com now and electronically complete ALL forms!

Thank you for your assistance in streamlining our paperwork processes at La Porte High School and we anticipate this will be of great benefit for parents of Slicer athletes.

2019-2020 La Porte Middle School Football
Equipment Handout: Tuesday, August 13th
7th Grade – 3:00-4:00pm
8th Grade- 5:00-6:00pm
First Practice: Wednesday, August 14th
3:00-5:00pm
Meet at the Back of the School
6th Grade boys that weigh 135# or more are eligible for the
La Porte Middle School program.

Print this articleBreakfast

Breakfast is served in all buildings 30 minutes before school starts!

Cost:  

Grades K-8:  FREE!

 

Print this articleLPMS School expectations
Expectations for Breakfast and Before/After School at LPMS:
Breakfast:
  • Breakfast opens each school day at 7:10am
  • Students going to breakfast must purchase food.  You cannot bring food from
    home to eat in our cafeteria for breakfast.
  • Students eating breakfast must clean their table!
  • Students eating breakfast need to remember that no food or silverware can
    leave the lunchroom.  This includes bottled water.
  • Students eating breakfast, when finished, can move to area designated for them to wait for bell.
  • Students eating breakfast or at any time in the building are not allowed to wear hats. 
  • When listening to headphones, please only use one earbud so you can hear
    supervisors in case of an emergency. 
  • Students not following breakfast rules, will not be allowed to eat breakfast
    in the cafeteria.
School Opens at 7:32am:
  • Students will be dropped off from buses and either eat breakfast or go to designated area. If dropped by parent, student can wait by entrance door or go to breakfast. 
  • If a student wants to see a teacher before school, you must have prior
    permission and pass from that teacher the day before.
  • You MUST ask a supervisor to go to other parts of building not designated for students.
  • When we have bad weather, students can enter the building early ONLY when a
    supervisor gives permission.
  • Please remember that energy drinks, soda, and coffee drinks are not allowed
    on school property. 
  • Students who arrive at school prior to school cannot leave.  Once you arrive...you need to stay.
School Ends at 2:35pm:
  • Students exiting the building at the end of the day need to be careful and
    not run.
  • Students outside the building MUST be waiting for a ride home.  You cannot
    "hang out" after school if you are waiting.  
  • Students walking home need to be very careful in crossing a street.  Never
    run in front of cars or busses.  Please make sure you look both ways.
  • Students walking home need to be respectful to students.  School rules apply
    from our school all the way to your house. 
  • Students walking home need to be respectful to our neighbors.  Please do not
    walk in other people's yards.  It is illegal and considered trespassing. 
  • Students walking home should walk with a friend to be safe.   If you have
    any concerns about being safe before, during, or after school, tell a staff
    member.  
*LPMS students always represent LaPorte Middle School here and away from
school.  All our rules are in place to make it safer for everyone.  Please show
others how great LPMS students are! 
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Print this articleFamily Vacation Policy

If you are planning on taking your child out of school for 3 or more consecutive days for a vacation/trip, please see the attached policy.  

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Print this articleSubstance Abuse Resources

Please see the attached press release to find some valuable resources.

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Print this articleLPCSC Online information/Meals
Please check out the Application for Free or Reduced Meals.These applications need to be submitted on line.   Free/Reduced meal form 

Check the LPMS site and http://www.lpcsc.k12.in.us/ for updated information.

Print this articleWe Love Volunteers!

If you would like to help at LPMS this school year, please fill out the attached form and return it to the school. Thank you so much.

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Print this articleRose-Hulman's Homework Hotline

Rose-Hulman's Homework Hotline provides FREE math and science homework help to Indiana students in grades 6-12. Students may contact the Homework Hotline from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. (Eastern Daylight Time), September through May toll-free at 1-877-ASK-ROSE or online at www.AskRose.org.

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Core Values
We believe…
  • All students are entitled to a quality education.
  • The middle school philosophy addresses the cognitive, emotional, physical and social needs of all adolescents.
  • Decisions will be information and data based in the best interest of the students.
  • Accountability for student achievement is critical.
  • A collaborative team approach is essential to ensure high performance.
  • Staff should be valued and be encouraged to develop professionally.
  • The learning environment must be safe and orderly.
  • Parents and community members are an integral and valued part of the educational process.
  • Diversity is an asset that is to be valued and respected.

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