Sports This Week
Basketball (Girls) @ Balch Springs
Mon, 11/28 vs. Balch Springs @ 6pm (7th) & 7pm (8th)
Basketball (Boys) @ Cobb FH
Thurs, 12/1 vs. Florence @ 6pm (7th) & 7pm (8th)
Soccer @ Forester 1
Thurs, 12/1 vs. Ann Richards @ 6pm (girls) & 7:30pm (boys)
Fri, 12/2 & Sat, 12/3 @ St. Anthony Tournament TBA (girls)
Sat, 12/3 @ Kennedy Curry Tournament TBA (boys)
*updated athletic calendar - click here
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Exploring High School Fair -- CANCELLED
Every year our 8th graders go to Ellis Davis Field House for the DISD Exploring High School Fair. More info to come later if it will be rescheduled.
Early Release Dates for 2016-2017
Secondary schools will have early release:
Tues (12/20), Weds (12/21), and Thurs (12/22) @ 12:35pm
Tues (5/30/17), Weds (5/31/17), and Thurs (6/1/17)
Long School Tours for Parents
If you would like to join us on one of our scheduled school tours, please email Ms. Ramirez at firstname.lastname@example.org.
November 29th @ 9am
December 6th @ 9am
January 17th and 31st @ 9am
February 7th @ 9am
March 7th @ 9am
April 4th @ 9am
Shadowing at Long
Shadowing is an opportunity for students who currently reside outside the WWHS feeder pattern or are in the feeder pattern but are attending a private or charter school to spend the day at Long and experience firsthand what it's like to be a Buccaneer. Scheduling begins Tues, November 1st. [Read more...]
Scholastic Book Fair!
Scholastic Book Fair is coming to Long, December 13-15! We need quite a few volunteers to make it happen. Please sign up to help and don't forget to visit the Book Fair that week.
F4L Fundraiser -- 1980s Prom Party!
Sat, 1/28 @ 7pm at Lakewood Country Club
Make plans to attend this totally awesome trip back to the glory days! [Read more...]
Way to Help This Week
The clinic needs donations of gently used white uniform shirts. The need is primarily for youth medium and large sizes, but all sizes are appreciated.
Zoo Crew Supplies
The menagerie living in the 6th grade Science Labs at J.L. Long need supplies weekly. We appreciate your help in keeping the animals housed and fed. This is voluntary only - not required. Items can be found at PetSmart, Pets Supplies Plus and Amazon.com. If you have questions, please email Michael Jones at email@example.com. Thank you!
Click here to sign up -- http://www.signupgenius.com/go/70a0e4eadae2c7-zoocrew/
Volunteering: The Best Way to Help Your Kids
DISD is using a new and improved volunteer management system called VOLY.
Some of the great advantages of VOLY are:
Register today if you have not already: https://dallasisd.voly.org
And remember to log your hours in your VOLY account every time you volunteer...this helps J.L. Long!
Way to Go, Mr. Fernandez!
Dallas ISD recently announced the 2016 Campus Teachers of the Year. Each campus selected its Teacher of the Year based on demonstrated excellence in and out of the classroom. Congratulations to Mr. Juan Fernandez (Mathematics) for being selected as J.L. Long Middle School's Teacher of the Year!
The campus Teachers of the Year exemplify the following traits:
In The Community
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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