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Upcoming PTO Meeting

Year 2021 PTO Meetings: Our next PTO meeting will be via Zoom on Thursday, May 27th, 2021 at 4:30pm.  PTO Board Slate for 2021-2022 School Year We are happy to present the slate of officers for the 2021-2022 Lanier Middle PTO Executive Board. *President Wendy Montoya Cloonan President Elect Heather Petersen VP Fundraising Stephanie Kusinski VP Volunteers Dawn Miller VP Social …

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Lanier PTO Executive Board 2020-2021

2020-2021 Lanier PTO Executive Board: President:  Jessy Morgenroth President Elect:  Wendy Montoya-Cloonan VP Fundraising:  Susana Boker-Fullaondo VP Volunteers:  Jennifer DeLange VP Social and Community Service:  Chiarra Stratton HISD Liaison:  Kristin Collins Treasurer:  Cheryl Fullmer Secretary:  Shannon Witz VP of Financial Support:  Candace Day VP of Communications:  Rebekah El-Hakam Parliamentarian: Mary Denila-Lee  

Recording of Parent and Student Meeting

Recording of Lanier Virtual Student and Parent Meeting Watch this recording of Lanier Principal Dave Wheat sharing important information about Lanier’s distance learning program that launched this morning, Tuesday, March 31st, at 8:30 am. *Please be advised that you must be using a computer or device that has your child’s Microsoft Teams’ account downloaded on …

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How to Download Microsoft Teams

How to Download Microsoft Teams It is imperative for all students to download Microsoft Teams on one or all of the desktops, laptops, devices, and cell phones at their disposal. Microsoft Teams is THE platform that will allow students to participate in the Lanier Distance Learning initiative for as long as we are in a …

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Distance Learning Launch

Distance Learning Launch Purple Pup Parents, Please read this important letter and schedule from me with detailed information and expectations with regard to the impending Distance Learning launch for all Lanier Middle school students on March 31, 2020. Sincerely, Dave D. Wheat, Principal Lanier Middle School

Community Update March 24, 2020 and HISD @ H.O.M.E. Resources (Middle School)

Community Update March 24, 2020 and HISD @ H.O.M.E. Resources (Middle School)

Message from Mr. Wheat: Community Update #1

The new challenge of the Coronavirus has brought us into uncharted territory. But as we have done in the past, we will stand strong together. Ensuring Lanier Middle School continues to operate smoothly, in particular supporting our students’ learning and meeting their social and emotional needs, is at the forefront of our decision-making. With that …

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Please read this important Coronavirus (COVID-19) FAQ document provided by HISD.

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Thank you for your donation to the Commitment to Excellence Campaign

  Huge thank you to all of the families who contributed to our Commitment to Excellence campaign! Nearly $67,000 was raised through the campaign. Thank you to our generous donors, listed below.  Commitment to Excellence (CTE) is Lanier Middle School PTO’s largest annual fundraiser. 

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New Lanier Principal

Welcome, Principal Dave Wheat The Lanier community is delighted to welcome Mr. Dave Wheat, as the new principal of Lanier Middle School. Mr. Wheat transitioned to his role as principal of Lanier on June 3rd, 2019. He has worked in education for 30 years and throughout the district for over 21 years. We are thrilled to welcome Mr. …

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Revised Master Schedule Plan

Happy New Year to each of you and your families. I hope you had a relaxing vacation filled with lots of family time and a chance to make some great memories. This new year also marks the start of a new semester and with this new semester, a revised master schedule plan. I would like …

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2018-2019 Lanier PTO Executive Board

Congratulations to the new Executive Board for the 2018-2019 school year: President: Catrice Mays President-Elect: Arturo Perez Treasurer: Yolanda Amador Secretary: Jessy Morgenroth Parliamentarian: Kim Dolibois VP Fundraising: Kara Richardson VP Financial Support: Dana Blume DuPlantis VP Volunteers: Beth Lemon VP Communications: Jennifer Gribble VP Social Events: Adrienne Murry HISD Liaison: Gretchen Himsl The executive …

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The Lanier PTO would like to extend a giant THANK YOU to everyone who donated to the 2018-2019 Commitment to Excellence campaign!!  Because of the Lanier community’s commitment to excellence the CTE campaign raised over $78,000, knocking our goal of $65,000 out of the park!  Thank you to the following donors for their contribution to …

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Lanier After School Program

LANIER AFTER 3 – IT’S THE PLACE TO BE! Lanier is excited to partner with After 3 to provide on-site after school programming for Lanier students beginning in the Fall of 2018.  We want to know what interests our students and families so that they can tailor our programs to best meet the needs of Lanier families. …

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Lanier 4-1-1

Subscribe to the Lanier PTO Email List Receive our weekly newsletter, THE PURPLE PAGE, and stay informed about upcoming events. SUBSCRIBE TO THE LANIER PTO EMAIL LIST Lanier Uniform Info and Store Hours The Lanier Uniform and Gear Store is located in room 130 (across from the Dance Room). UNIFORM INFO AND STORE HOURS