First General PTA Meeting of the Year!

The first general PTA meeting of the 2016-2017 school will be held in the Media Center on Wednesday, October 19th at 7:00pm.  All parents and school staff are welcome!  Please come to learn about upcoming events, ask questions, and give feedback.   Light refreshments will be served.

2014 – 2015 Robotics Club

LKMS Robotics Club will start preparing for the First Lego League competition soon.  We will be having a parent orientation the week after Labor day.  If you are interested in your child participating in the club, please sign up at  (if clicking on link doesn’t work please cut and paste the link into your browser.)


Questions – Please contact one of us

Prasad Karunakaran,

Ed Gardner,


We meet twice a month  from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm and additional meetings will be scheduled as we get closer to competition.  Fall semester we will concentrate on FIRST LEGO LEAGUE (


Cost: Partially Funded by the LKMS PTA (remaining based on student participation and number of teams could range from $50/- to $100/- the fall semester

PTA News Update for Week of September 30, 2013


October 1, 2013 PTA Coat Drive through October 23, 2013

October 3, 2013 Gotta Eat Night – Chic-Filet 5-8pm

October 9, 2013 Robotics Club Meeting @ 6:30pm Tech Ed Room

October 16, 2013 PTA Meeting @ 7pm Media Center



Check for updates on club website


GIVE THE GIFT OF WARMTH! Lime Kiln PTA invites you to participate in the Pupil Personnel Workers & PTA Council of Howard County Annual Coat Drive during the month of October. Your donated items will help students and families in our school communities. Items needed: New or gently used boys, girls, teens and adult sizes of coats, hats and gloves. All items must be clean, with zippers and buttons functioning and ready to wear. Donations can be dropped off at the donation box located inside of the Lime Kiln Middle School office October 1st through October 23rd. Thank you in advance for your continued support! Contact- Catherine Meshkin, PTA Delegate or 703-470-2670


Would you rather support the PTA through a tax deductible direct donation? We funs many wonderful student, family and teacher programs and activities. We raise money for our budget through PTA membership, fundraisers and Direct Donation. Use the link below to donate. The following families have given Direct Donations: Adamczyk, Adamson, Behrmann, Bennertz, Berg, Buda, Campbell, Chory, Cohen, Crandon, Deluliis, Fitzgerald, Fultz, Goring, Grasso, Hammer, Hobbs, Holt, Ipsen, Jewell, Kaplan, Karunakaran, Kim, Kurdle, Meagher, Meoni, Morris, Na, Newman, Norris, Ockerman, Patel, Seo, Sullivan, Tatum, Troll and Wehrung. Thank you for your generous support of the PTA!

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PTA membership is an important way to support the school. Membership is just $20 per family and funds teacher, student, and family programs. Sign up on the LKMS PTA website ] and use Paypal!


There are so many easy ways to earn money for our school – simply by doing things you are already doing! Please consider participating in one or more of the following programs (instructions on how to do so are included in each section):

Giant Grocery Store’s A+ School Rewards Program – Simply register (or re-register) your Giant card by logging on to their website at or call 1-877-275-2758 to register over the phone.

Harris Teeter’s Together In Education (TIE) Program – – Simply link (or re-link) your VIC card. You may do so at the register, the Customer Service desk, online at or over the phone by calling 1-800-432-6111.

Safeway’s eScrip Program – – Purchase any items with the school bus logo until September 11th (10% goes back to the school) and give all receipts to: Catherine Meshkin, Lime Kiln PTA Silent Fundraising Chair, 7706 Water Street, Fulton, MD 20759. Participate in the eScrip Program year-round by logging on to to register. Lime Kiln’s School ID is 6528500.

Clip Box tops. We will be sending in a batch on October 25. The box is in the front lobby of LKMS by the benches. We batch the box tops in baggies of 50 – so if you are collecting them please send them in this way. LKMS receives 10 cents for every box top and they really add up.

In addition, please encourage friends and relatives to register for these programs as well. Also, please note that regardless of whether or not you have participated in any of these programs in the past, you must RE-REGISTER each year.

If you have any questions, please email Catherine Meshkin at We are looking forward to another great year at Lime Kiln Middle School. Thanks for helping keep our great school great!

Redistricting Meetings Rescheduled
There are several upcoming meetings on middle school redistricting that have been scheduled as follows:

Tuesday, Oct. 22: 4 p.m., Board Meeting; 7:30 p.m., Presentation of Attendance Area Adjustment Plans
Tuesday, Oct. 29: 7 p.m., Attendance Area Adjustment Public Hearing I
Wednesday, Oct. 30: 7:30 p.m., Attendance Area Adjustment Work Session I
Monday, Nov. 4: 4 p.m., Board Meeting; 7:30 p.m., Attendance Area Adjustment Public Hearing II
Friday, Nov. 15: 10 a.m., Attendance Area Adjustment Work Session II
Tuesday, Nov. 19: 7:30 p.m., Attendance Area Adjustment Work Session III
Thursday, Nov. 21: 4 p.m., Board Meeting; 7:30 p.m., Approval of Attendance Area Adjustment Plans
Check out the LKMS PTA website: [ ]or email with any questions.


All orders are going to the company this Wednesday October 2nd. If you are still thinking of placing an order they must be into school by 9:00am on the this date!

Any questions please email

Thank you for supporting LKMS PTA!