"Education is the key to unlock the golden door of freedom." -George Washington Carver
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Landmark Middle School

California
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Principal's Message

Welcome to Landmark Middle School—home of the Knights! We are pleased to share information about Landmark via this website and encourage you to explore the different pages on our amazing school through the provided links. The administration, teachers, and staff are committed to creating an environment for our students that is highly academic and genuinely supportive. We also aim to nurture our students’ confidence by fostering the intellectual, social, and technological skills needed for their success in the future. Our students are diverse, hard working, spirited, creative, and engaged in the process of becoming college and career ready.

We have a talented teaching staff that shows their dedication to teaching through the use of effective methodologies, ongoing professional development, and a commitment to making a difference in students’ lives every day. We work hard and strive to meet the goals and objectives established by the Moreno Valley Unified School District, the California Department of Education, and the Landmark School community.

On behalf of the teachers and staff, I would also like to thank you for all of the support we receive from you at home. You really do make a difference in the overall success of the school and your child’s education. We appreciate the time you spend helping your child with homework, encouraging them to attend all of their classes, checking on their progress, and remembering to make reviewing the Landmark student planner a daily family activity.

Please feel free to share your time, ideas and suggestions with the school. It is an honor to be a member of the Landmark community of dedicated teachers, staff, parents, and students. By working together, we can continue to make Landmark Middle School an even greater place to learn and grow.


Sincerely,

Dr. Vicky Dudek
Proud Principal
Landmark Middle School



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News and Announcements

PBIS Student Video
Happy New Year! The Landmark community wishes you a great 2015!
The 2015 Breaking Barriers Essay Contest is now open for submissions!
Presented by Major League Baseball® and Scholastic, the Breaking Barriers program honors Jackie Robinson's breaking of the color barrier in baseball in 1947. Visit scholastic.com/breakingbarriers for all the resources you need to get started, including great preparatory printables. The Grand Prize includes a trip for two to the 2015 MLB All-Star Game and one laptop computer or tablet and one laptop computer or tablet for his/her teacher; a class visit from Sharon Robinson; one class set of Promises to Keep books by Sharon Robinson; one class set of Breaking Barriers T-shirts.
The Equation Response Editor tool is now available
Students are now able to preview and practice the Smarter Balanced math assessment numeric equation item response tool outside the testing environment using this Smarter Balanced tutorial. It is essential for students in grades 3-8 and 11 to know how to use this tool to answer questions within the Smarter Balanced Assessments.
Landmark’s Rachel Quintanar chosen California League of Middle Schools Region 10 Teacher of the Year

Landmark’s Rachel Quintanar chosen California League of Middle Schools Region 10 Teacher of the Year Congratulations to our very own Ms. Rachel Quintanar, who, at ceremonies in Riverside on Dec. 8, was chosen the California League of Middle Schools Region 10 Teacher of the Year! She was nominated for her outstanding work with English Learners. “Students who have been classified as English Learners for years are using mature academic language, are passionate about their learning, and are engaged beyond belief,” said Principal Dr. Vicky Dudek. “Students’ lives have changed because of her.” Ms. Quintanar will represent our region on the CLMS state event in Sacramento this winter. Congratulations, Ms. Quintanar, and best of luck!

Vision Statement

The vision of Landmark Middle School is to provide all students a rigorous curriculum through a safe learning environment to prepare them for life, college, or career choices.