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December 10, 2018

Los Cerros MIddle School Logo




2015 California Gold Ribbon School
968 Blemer Rd   Danville CA 94526   925-855-6800 

Evan Powell, Principal

Allison Mulliken, Assistant Principal






12/11          Winter Concert – 7pm – MPR

12/13          PTA Executive Board Meeting offsite

12/14          CJSF Ice Skating Trip

12/12          Geography Bee

12/20          End of 1st Semester

12/20          Minimum Day Dismissal 11:10am

12/21-1/7   Winter Break – No School



Leadership News


  • Los Cerros is doing an Adopt A Family for some of the families affected by the Campfire.  We have a board of tags in the office with specific information about the kids and parents with gift and donation ideas.  You can stop by and pick up a tag to get that gift to donate.  Once you get the item that was on your tag, please bring it into the collection boxes in the office with the tag on it and Leadership will wrap the gift.  You can also bring in gift cards or anything else to support these families.  Thank you.
  • Pennies for Patients has begun so bring any change you have to donate to this great cause!
  • Do your family members use coffee pods to brew their coffee?  6th Grade Science is holding a school wide coffee Pod collection!  Bring in your used coffee pods all December long!  You can drop them off with Mrs. Chivers, Ms. Carter or in the front office.
  • LCMS Winter Reading Challege - Be a part of the LCMS Reading Challenge!  Join our Goodreads Book Group and read 5 books in 5 weeks!  Post your books and your thoughts about the awesome things you are reading this winter!  See M.s Carter with any questions.
  • Make sure you sign up for Mrs. Charley's access this week on Tuesday and Thursday to help mkae blankets for a local senior center in need.
  • The Hope for Paws bake sale is happening this week on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.  Everything's a dollar so make sure to bring money to help this great cause!
  • The CJSF Field trip is happening this Friday and the semester ends on the 20th, so finish the semester strong!
  • CJSF - The next CJSF meeting is this Thursday, Dece 13th during access.  Please sign up for Mrs. Klopstock's access class.
  • Polar Polunge - OUr next Polar Plunge meeting will be Wednesday, December 12th after school in the MPR.  We will start working on our T-Shirts.


Geography Bee


The National Geographic Society Bee Final Round will be held on Wednesday, December 12th at 9:30 in the MPR.  After making it out of classroom rounds and a semi-final written round, 10 finalists will compete for a chance to go to the State Competition. All are welcome to watch.




The next CJSF meeting is Thursday, December 13th during Access.  The meeting will be in the gym.  Please sign up for Mrs. Klopsock's Access Class.


Polar Plunge


Our next Polar Plunge meeting will be this Wednesday, December 12th after school in the MPR.

Staff Appreciation Lunch-Wednesday, December 19th

Please sign up to bring something for the staff appreciation lunch.


Sign up Link:


If you are interesting in joining the staff appreciation committee, please contact Janet Weber at



LCMS is in need of your used coffee pods! See below for details! 

LCMS Winter Reading Challenge

Students, teachers, staff, and parents are welcome to join the LCMS reading challenge! See below for details! I am excited to engage with others between now and after the new year about the awesome things we are reading!


New LCMS Website

You may have noticed that the Los Cerros School Website was recently updated to a new, easier to navigate, more accessible format.  We are still cleaning up the new site.  Please understand that during the transition time, it may be difficult to find information or the webpages you frequently use.  Please forgive the temporary inconvenience.  We think you will be pleased with the final product.  If you have questions about the accuracy of something you are seeing on the site, please share your suggestions with our website team on the google form.  Thank you for your patience.

Los Cerros Spirit Wear


Are you interested in buying some spirit wear? There are t-shirts, sweatshirts, hats and pop-sockets! If you would like a hat, just come to the office to purchase one; they are $20 and in stock. You can purchase clothing here and pop sockets here. Don’t forget to use Amazon Smile to help give back to Los Cerros. It would be great to see students, parents and staff wearing Los Cerros gear!


New Los Cerros Attendance Line

Los Cerros Middle School has new attendance.  The new attendance line phone number is 925-855-6899.  Please discontinue using the old attendance line number.


After School Sports

Interested in participating in Dodgeball after school?  Please come the informational meeting in the gym on Thursday, January 10 right after school.  We will hold the buses a few mins for students attending the meeting. 

Dodgeball (Grades 6-8)

January 10 – February 22

Team Informational Meeting: Thursday, January 10 (after school in Gym)

Practices/Games: Jan: 15, 17, 22, 24, 29, 31 Feb: 5, 7, 12

Games Feb: 19, 21


Donors Choose

Have you heard of the SRVEF Teacher Grant Program or Chevron Fuel Your School?  These grant programs are run through and, if funded, directly impact the schools, students & staff within SRVUSD.  Your Los Cerros teachers have been working hard to create projects that will support the learning experience of our LC students.  Check out all the ideas we are hoping to have funded on our LCMS Donors Choose Page.  LCMS teachers are always thinking up great classroom projects to promote excellence at Los Cerros!!




LCMS Academic Boosters

Double Your Donation!  Employee Matching Programs


Thank you to everyone who has donated to the LCMS Boosters Fund this year!  We are on track to meet our goal and fund classrooms.  If you have donated, remember to check with your employer for donation or volunteer matching grant programs.  Companies like Workday, Chevron, Kaiser, Wells Fargo, Salesforce, and many others will match your donations -- but submit this year!


You can find direct links to your employer on:


The Boosters are also preparing for Casino Night in the spring.  Want to be part of the group that plans this fun fundraiser night and online auction?   The next meeting is on Friday, January 11 at 8:45 at Los Cerros -- join us!  



Interested in joining the Boosters Board?  Contact Liz Ball



Shopping online this holiday season?  Support Los Cerros PTA by shopping Amazon Smile!  A portion of every purchase will be donated to LCMS PTA when you use this link:



PTA Member Benefits

As a member of California State PTA, you advocate for children, promote parent and family involvement in schools, and improve the lives of all children and families. Here are a few extra perks of membership available exclusively to PTA members like you!  


Thank you for your donation to the Los Cerros Middle School PTA! You are helping improve the lives of our children and our community. If the PTA receives more funds than are needed for a particular project or event, or if there is an area of greater need, the PTA may reallocate donations to provide the best support and care to our children, parents, and teachers. Thank you for your support!


PTA Member Perks

Full benefit details are available at &


***Member Cards are available in the Los Cerros Office


PTA Social Media

LCMS PTA is on social media!  Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter to stay in touch.

  • Facebook: Los Cerros Middle School PTA
  • Instagram: @lcms_pta
  • Twitter: @LCMS_PTA



MVHS Spirit/Logowear is available on the webstore under Athletic Boosters….You’ve finished Black Friday and Cyber Monday, so you now have an opportunity to get your spirit on! Items will be available for purchase until Friday, December 14, 2018. Deliveries (delivery = only within the MVHS attendance area) will be 3-5 business days after the order taken on or before December 14.

Imagineering SRVEF ImClasses for Thanksgiving and Winter Break

New Enrichment classes have been posted for Thanksgiving and Winter Break.  Join us to discover new STEAM topics in Bionics, Physical Computing, Software Game Design, and Cosmetic Chemistry.  Several classes held at Los Cerros, Stone Valley and Iron Horse.  Visit our registration page for more information on class topics, locations, and dates. 


18-19 DC Trip

**These activities are not sponsored by SRVUSD.

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