quarter 4 newsletter

Do you have an 8th grader at LMS? If so, you'll want to click on the link below to see what's happening on the eighth grade hall at LMS this quarter. The link will open a Google Slides presentation. If you want to view it in presentation mode, click the Present button in the top right hand corner.

8th Grade's Quarter 4 Newsletter

Check Out These Important SOL Resources

8th Grade Science Study Guide 2018

Parent Letter from Mrs. McBride Spring 2018

Civics SOL Study Guide

Parent Letter from Mr. Gaul

Science 2015 Released SOL Practice Test

Science SOL Study Guide

SOL Re-Take Permission Letter

Lancaster Middle School

Supply list for 2018-2019

Ready to get a jump start on next year's school supplies? Here's the list for the 2018-2019 school year.

Grades 6, 7 & 8

    1-inch binder - (2) for 6th grade and (1) for 7th and 8th grade
    (1) pack of 3-ring binder subject dividers
    (1) 3-subject spiral notebook (for math)
    (1) 1-subject spiral notebook (for reading/writing)
    (2) 2-pocket folders; each grade level has a different color (6th=green, 7th=orange, 8th=yellow)
    (1) pencil bag or pencil box
    (3) highlighters
    (4) packs of pencils (we can use as many as you’d like to bring; they go through them quickly)
    Pencil cap erasers
    Hand held pencil sharpener
    10 glue sticks
    3 boxes of tissues
    3 packs of loose leaf paper

Supplies should be at school no later than the first day of school. They can be brought to Open House or can be brought the first day of school. Homeroom teachers can help students organize their supplies and mark them for classes.


(This list is for art students in 6th, 7th & 8th grade. If you are in band you DO NOT need these supplies.)

  • (1) 1-subject spiral notebook
  • Pencil bag/box (This would be in addition to the pencil bag/box listed above.)
    • Place inside pencil bag/box: eraser, 3 glue sticks, 2 2H drawing pencils, hand held pencil sharpener, colored pencils OR markers.


(ALL 6th, 7th & 8th grade students. 4th & 5th graders do not change out for P.E.)

  • T-Shirt - any color (short or long sleeve, no tank tops or sleeveless shirts)
  • Gym style shorts, sweats or yoga pants - any color
  • Sneakers
  • Gym bag to carry clothes to and from class
  • Students cannot wear gym clothes to school; they must change out.


If you would like to donate any of the following items for classrooms they would be greatly appreciated. Thank you in advance!

  • Extra packs of pencils (Students are always in need of replacement pencils throughout the year!)
  • Disinfectant (Clorox) wipes
  • Bottle of hand sanitizer
  • Pencil top erasers
  • Extra highlighters
  • Dry erase markers
  • Zipper seal baggies (gallon, quart or sandwich size) 

Science Procedures