Lewis & Clark Middle School - 'Home of the Trailblazers'

NEW!! Please visit the Back to School 2021-2022 page for all information needed for the upcoming school year!

Due to construction "Next Level Learning" and administrative offices will be located at Burke High School this summer. 

Dr. Sejkora's Newsletter May - Click HERE for English - Click HERE for Spanish

Homework Hub - Weekly information

Focus School Calendar 20-21

Sign up for Meals2Go Lunches - Questions? Contact the Nutrition Services Office, 531-299-0230. 

Check out our Safe Return to School videos for information about coming back to school in person

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Safe Return #2 

Safe Return #3 

Safe Return #4

 

 

Welcome to Lewis and Clark!  We are excited to have students back in the classroom for the 2021-2022 school year.  Below you will find all the information needed to be ready for the upcoming school year!

General Information for all Students

Back to School Orientation Nights
2021-2022 OPS Master Calendar
Student Information Packets - NEW for 2021-2022

Athletic Information

Athletic Information 2021-2022
Middle School Athletic Packet

Medical Information

Nurse's Corner 2021-2022
OPS Medication Policy - English or Spanish
Immunization Rules and Regulations - English or Spanish

Transportation Information

OPS Transportation Information
K-12 Rides Free Metro Brochure - English or Spanish
K-12 Rides Free Metro FAQ - English or Spanish

Other Helpful Links and Information

Nutrition Services Information
Online Free and Reduced Lunch Application - English or Spanish
Pay for School Lunch
Helpful Links for Parents  
Campus Parent
School Transfer Requests (STR)
New Enrollments to OPS

Can't access Campus Parent?  Please email Michelle Kehr or call the office at 531-299-2400

 

 

Lewis and Clark 2021-2022 Class Registration 

Interested in selecting your elective classes for next year?  Please click on the link below for the grade that you will be entering for the 2021-2022 school year.  We've also included orientation videos for our incoming students to hopefully help answer any questions you have about Lewis and Clark. 

Incoming 6th Grade Students 

6th Grade Orientation Video 

 

6th Grade Registration Form 

Incoming 7th Grade Students 

7th Grade Orientation Video

 

7th Grade Registration Form 

8th Grade Students - 

8th Grade Registration Form 

If you have any other questions... feel free to reach out to one of our school counselors. 

Erika Mardock 
Jessica Mukherjee  
Jenna Vail 

 

SPORTS WILL RETURN FOR THE 2021-2022 SCHOOL YEAR!!!

BEFORE YOU PLAY...

Physicals

  • Any 7th of 8th grader choosing to participate in a school-sponsored sport must have a current physical on file with the school nurse, RN.
  • Your physical MUST be turned in BEFORE you are allowed to try out, practice, or play.
  • Physicals came be preformed by your family care physician or OPS offers physicals by appointment at the following School-Based Health Centers:
    Belvedere Elementary
    Kellom Elementary
    King Science Magnet Middle
    Northwest High Magnet School

    Physicals are also available at:  Charles Drew Health Center

*Cost for physicals are based on family income

Insurance

  • All students MUST have medical insurance in order to participate in inter-school athletics.
  • Parents/Guardians MUST provide Insurance Company Name and Policy Number
  • OPS officers and Athletic Benefit Injury Plan if needed.  Plan brochures can be found in the main office.
Activity Cards
  • All students MUST have a Lewis and Clark Activity Card in order to participate in inter-school athletics.
  • Activity cards may be paid for through the main office.
ATHLETIC SEASON INFORMATION...
 
Lewis and Clark Sport Seasons
  • Season One: Volleyball, Football, and Cross Country
  • Season Two:  Boys' Basketball and Girls' Swimming
  • Season Three:  Girls' Basketball, Boys' Swimming, and Wresting
  • Season Four:  Track, Girls' and Boys' Soccer
Grades
  • All middle school students participating in, or who plan to participate in sports, MUST maintain a passing grade in every class during that sport's season.  OPS policy:  "No pass, no play."
  • Students MUST earn a 2.0 GPA each quarter in order to participate in sports for the following quarter.
  • If students improve grade status, then eligibility will be reinstated.
Attendance
  • Regular school attendance is REQUIRED in order to practice or play in sporting events.  Students must attend a minimum of a half day in order to participate in a sporting event.  Students who are suspended, assigned to ISS, or are truant WILL NOT participate in sporting events on that specific day.
  • Regular attendance is REQUIRED for ALL practices. Frequent unexcused absences from practices could result is removal from the team or not participating in the next event and will be at the coach's discretion. 
After Practice
  • Practice will conclude at 5:00 pm unless otherwise specified by the coach.
  • After practice, students may do the following:
    Leave with their parent/guardians or walk home.
    Ride Late Bus if eligible. 

 

Please click here to find the OPS Middle School  Level Activities Packet. The packet contains the Activities Contract, Head Injury/Concussion Form, and Physical Information.
 
If you have any questions please contact the Athletic Director, Tom Robertson at 531-299-8951.  For more athletic information and schedules please visit our Athletic Page.
 
 

Want to know more about Gift and Talented Education at Lewis and Clark? Check out our GATE page.

Lewis & Clark Blazer Club PTO

The Lewis & Clark Blazer Club PTO supports teachers and students through additional resources, activities, and fundraising.

Mary & Jay Palu – Co-Presidents

Jill Moeller - Treasurer

Christine Steffen – Secretary

 

How To Get Involved:  

  • Join: Send an email to BlazerPTO@gmail.com and include the following:
    • Name(s) of parents or guardians joining PTO
    • Email address(es)
    • Committees you are interested in volunteering for (see below). Please include any/all you are interested in, along with if you would be willing to chair a committee or an event/program within a committee. 
      • Parent Engagement & Communications
      • Teacher & Staff Support
      • Student Focused Initiatives
      • Fundraising Committee

How To Get Involved:  

  • Meetings: Held the third Tuesday of each month from 6-7 p.m. (Watch for Infinite Campus emails with Zoom or location information)
  • Volunteer:  We need your time and support to make things happen, and just a few hours go a long way! Watch for emails with details to sign up to help with PTO programs throughout the year
  • Donate: You can give to “Bucks for Blazers” through the OPS Schools Foundation – where ALL donated dollars go directly to support specific initiatives for Lewis & Clark.  Click here to donate.  Also, watch for emails on specific opportunities to donate items needed for specific programs or events. 

 

Please consider becoming part of the Blazer Club PTO and supporting our awesome teachers, staff, and students. We are all better together! #wenotme For more information, email BlazerPTO@gmail.com

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Lewis and Clark Middle School

School Improvement Plan

 

ACHIEVEMENT AREA

2015-16 ACHIEVEMENT

2016-2017 GROWTH GOAL

Mathematics

44.19%

49.19%

Reading

68.38%

73.38%

Science

39.49%

44.49%

Writing

54.80%

 

Behavior:

Number of behavioral referrals

 

By Spring 2017, decrease number of referrals by 10%.

Climate:

Staff Moral and Trust

 

By Spring 2017, staff moral and trust will increase to 70%.

 

Professional Development Focus Areas

                 Top 10 Procedures and Routines

                 Engagement

                 International Baccalaureate Middle Years Program

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Click here to access the [School improvement Plan] full document.

Click here to access the 2015-2016 Lewis and Clark Data Book.

Click here to access the OPS MAP informational brochure - English  

Haga clic aquí para acceder OPS MAP folleto informativo

 

Lewis & Clark
6901 Burt Street
Omaha, NE 68132

Phone: (531)299-2400
Main Fax: (531)299-2418

Nurse Fax: (531)299-2419   

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