Sports This Week
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Join the Long Sports Booster Club today!
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**Check out our new Counselor Corner with lots of info on choice sheets, our language program and more!**
Attention: 8th Graders
Congratulations! We know many of you have received acceptance letters to the high school of your choice or are expecting letters soon. We are excited to share your good news! Please make a copy of your acceptance letter and deliver it to Ms. Johnson. She and her team will be displaying all of your letters in the 8th grade hall. Way to go, Bucs!
Concilio's PASE Parent Workshop
There are 2 workshop times each Wednesday that people can choose from. You can attend one or the other:
9:00am-11:00am or 6:00pm-8:00pm
Stop by office and speak with Mrs. Ramirez for more information! Or check out the website at www.theconcilio.org/education
Costa Rica Trip
We are in the last stretch for this trip. It is only $99 to register, and payment plans are available. There is still room for a few more students. Students must have a passport to travel. Please see or contact Ms. Smith in A112 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. [Read more...]
Order your yearbook now!
$25 now / $30 after Spring Break
[Click here for PDF of flier]
Long School Tours for Parents
If you would like to join us on one of our scheduled school tours, please email Ms. Ramirez at email@example.com.
April 4th @ 9am
PTA Membership Directories are in!
Pick yours up in the Main Office. One per paid PTA member, please.
Big Buc$ Casino Night -- TONIGHT!
Fri, Mar 24 @ 7-11pm at Ozona Grill & Bar
Please join us for a fabulous night of fun and fundraising! Tickets can be bought at the door tonight.
DC/New York Trip Meeting
Mon, 4/3 @ 5pm at Long Auditorium
There will be a brief, interactive 2018 Washington DC/New York trip information meeting for parents and students on April 4, 2017 at 5:00pm in the auditorium. Trip dates are June 4-10, 2018. Sign up for the trip by April 18, 2017. [Read more...]
8th Grade Parent Meeting
Thurs, 4/6 @ 6pm at Long Auditorium
We will host an 8th Grade Parent Meeting on Thursday, April 6, before the PTA Meeting to continue to solicit the support of parent self-efficacy for supporting student learning the last few months of the school year. Students are permitted to attend the meeting; students will receive incentives if their parents attend the meeting. During the meeting, all four core contents will communicate to parents how they can assist. Mrs. Hawkins will also be speaking with the parents that evening.
Way to Help This Week
Peace Pantry Needs Restocking!
A few basic requests from our Peace Pantry coordinator Ms. Witt:
J.L. Long Band Fundraisers
The band needs 20 RSVP’s for each event so they don’t get cancelled! Please let your friends know and share on your social media pages. Thank you all so much for your continued support of the band and all we do!
April 25th at Urban Taco
20% of the proceeds from 11:00am-8:00pm
go back to the Band, just mention you’re there for the J.L. Long Band Give Back Night. RSVP using the link: https://www.groupraise.com/events/25022
Congratulations to the PTA Reflections Winners!
The J.L. Long students whose PTA Reflections art entries advanced to the Council PTA Reflections level are listed below! This is a wonderful achievement! Good job all of you!!!
In The Community
Seussical Musical at Woodrow
Click here for Sponsorship Opportunities!
Revive Skin Spa Giveback
Now through May 31
Revive Skin Spa inside Crowbar Cardio is rolling out an “Area Schools Give-Back Program” for Lakewood/East Dallas -- [Read flier].
Your school’s special code is: LONG — and anyone that uses this code when booking services/treatments between now and May 31st, will be giving back 25% to your school. For more information & pricing, visit https://www.crowbarcardio.com/revive-skin-spa
Woodrow Wilson Football Summer Camp
WWHS Wildcats will be holding a football summer camp for rising 7th-9th graders at Woodrow on July 31st-Aug. 3rd. The camp is free, but donations of $10-$100 are appreciated and encouraged in order to pay for insurance, shirts, etc. We want anyone interested in football to be able to participate! Contact Shannon West with questions.
For rising 9th graders they will have first shot at equipment for their freshman season! They will be learning the offense and defense of the high school team in attempt to vertically align Long and Woodrow. This will be fun for the boys interested in football. [Click here for flier with more info]
Meet Our DISD Trustee: Dustin Marshall
Dustin is always looking for input and feedback from the community. To that end, Dustin hosts frequent “office hours” in the community. These meetings are usually held at restaurants and coffee shops throughout the district. If you’d like to be notified of these events so that you can come speak with Dustin, please sign up here.:
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