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Luis P. Untalan Middle School

• Guam DOE's first & only STEM middle school

• Received Six-Year Accreditation by the Accrediting Commission for Schools Western Association of Schools and Colleges for 2014-2020

• First middle school robotics program

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May CALENDAR

    May 24: Last day of classes with students

    May 25, 29: Professional Development for Teachers

    June 12 - July 17: Summer School at Agueda, 8am-12pm


    <<<ANNOUNCEMENTS>>>

    Health Requirement Documents
    For students enrolling in high school, please read and complete this form.

    Reassignment of Attendance Areas
    View the press release from GDOE

    The 2018 Yearbooks are here!

    Online orders are over. Yearbooks can only be purchased in A112 or E101 for $65.


    More Animated videos from the Yearbook Staff.

     

    FIRST LEGO League Competition


    FIRST LEGO LEAGUE: Our school's FIRST LEGO League Robotics team, Roaring Wildcats, were ready
    for the FLL 2018 Pacific Tournament on April 28 at the Micronesia Mall.

    National Junior Honor Society Induction


    INDUCTION: Congratulations to the 27 students who were inducted into the National Junior Honor Society on
    April 14 at the Latte of Freedom. Above, NJHS President Rylee Salas leads the pledge in front of a packed crowd.

     

    Our Assistant Principals


    LEADING WILDCATS: Our assistant principals were honored during National Assitant Principals' Week.
    From left: Dr. Cabrera, Mrs. Cruz, and Mrs. Perez along with Mrs. Guerrero and Ms. Superales.

     

    Visiting Speaker for ESL Parents


    ESL Student & Parent Workshop Speaker: Dr. Ansito Walter did a presentation during the ESL Parent
    Workshop on April 6 in the Cafeteria.
    Dr. Walter is a politician and academic from the Federated States of
    Micronesia and was formerly the governor of Chuuk State from 1997-2005.
    Pictured above are the ESL team
    and Mrs. Guerrero.


    NJHS Selects Inductees


    INDUCTEES: 27 Students were selected by the NJHS Faculty Council to join the prestigious organization
    (one not pictured). They will be inducted on April 14, 11am at the Latte of Freedom in Adelup.

     

    Undefeated Repeat Champions

    CHAMPIONS AGAIN: Our Academic Challenge Bowl team finished the season undefeated 20-0. Their last matches
    were at Benavente Middle School in which they won their matches against San Vicente Middle School and
    Jose Rios Middle School.

     

    National History Day

    EXCEPTIONAL HISTORIANS: Congratulations to our Wildcats who won First Place in seven of nine categories and Second Place in two categories at the Guam History Day competition on March 24 at the University of Guam. Great job to advisors: Mr. Vince Leon Guerrero, Mr. Jorge Emmanuel, Mr. Jon Aguon, and Mrs. Tanayan.

     

    Wildcats Win the 2018 Middle School LipDub

    Thank you to those of you who supported us during Power 98's 2018 Middle School Lip Dub Competition. LPUMS won First Place, winning $1,500 for the school.

    Click on the link below to view the award-winning video.

    2018 UNTALAN Middle School LipDub Submission from Sorensen Media Group on Vimeo.

     

    Wildcats Donate to Help Families


    GIFT OF LOVE PROJECT: Students donated toiletries for families in need. It was collaborative efforts  by SPCE SSOT (Support Service Outreach Team), SBA, Students and the faculty and staff of UMS. 

     

    Mrs. Odero Retires after 35 Years


    RETIREMENT: Mrs. Odero retired after 35 years of teaching. She was honored at the January Faculty Meeting with the
    Administration (top) and her ESL team (bottom).

     

    Wildcats' Artwork Displayed at UOG


    ARTWORK ON DISPLAY: Two students from Mr. David Castro's art class, Keavahna Cruz and Francine Bautista, were chosen to have their artwork displayed in the Isla Center for the Arts at the University of Guam. Check out their work during the exhibition dates from Feb. 1 to 23.

    Shoes Donated to Pakistan


    SHOE DONATIONS: Wildcats donated shoes for the Soles4Souls shoe drive coordinated by Ms. Bermudes and the 8A Lions for Bernice Arceo McGill from the Ark Ministries. Shoes are destined for an orphanage in Pakistan. Click here for more info about the national organization.


    SOCCER CHAMPS: Congratulations to the LPUMS Boys Soccer team for making it to the top of the Interscholastic Middle School Boys Soccer League. The team was honored during the January Assembly.


    BATTLE OF THE READERS: Reading teachers Ms. Waltz (left) and Mrs. Borja (right) challenged some wildcat readers for the annual "Battle of the Books." Students were provided a copy of the novel "Three Times Lucky" in December. At the end of January, they faced fun and challenging activities in an all-day activity.


    VOLLEYBALL CHAMPS: Congratulations to our Lady Wildcats for winning the Interscholastic Middle School Girls Volleyball Championship! They were honored by the Guam Education Board and Superintendent Jon Fernandez on January 24.


    CREATIVE WILDCATS: The Superintendent of Education Jon Fernandez joined Untalan's Stitch and Stir organization to judge the Holiday Door Decorating Contest in December. The winning door was Ms. Nellis (left in top picture with Mrs. Chargualaf) and her class who received a "Class Party in a Box" from Stitch and Stir (advisors Mrs. Barcinas, a club member and Ms. Bermudes) announce the winners with Mr. Fernandez and Mrs. Guerrero during the December Assembly.
    View a gallery of the other doors.


    TOYS FOR TOTS: Students pose in front of the toys that students donated for the Salvation Army's Toys for Tots program, in partnership with KUAM. The school's Support Services and Outreach office organized the school participation. Read more from KUAM here.


    GIFTS FROM PARENTS: Mrs. Seuh (center) lead efforts by the Parent-Teacher Association to create a "Giving Tree." In December, teachers were asked to submit their wish lists for the Giving Tree to Mrs. Seuh, who then asked parents to pick names and donate gifts.



    CALLING ALL SUPER HEROES: The school community showed its appreciation to its staff on
    November 21 with a luncheon and gifts.
    View our gallery of photos from the luncheon!


    CANNED FOOD DRIVE: The National Junior Honor Society presented canned food donations to Mr. Joe C. from Westcare to help feed the homeless. NJHS Advisor Mrs. Barcinas coordinated the collection of the donations from the school community in collaboration with LPUMS SPCE Outreach Team, Mrs. Rose Mafnas and Mrs. Eliza Cruz.


    PEACE POSTER: Wyllie-Anne Endozo represented LPUMS for the Lions Club International Peace Poster Contest in November. She is pictured with her artwork that was part of the islandwide competition at the Micronesia Mall, along with Mr. Castro, Mrs. Guerrero and members of the Lions Club.


    RED RIBBON VIDEO: The LPUMS Yearbook Club won First Place in the Red Ribbon Week Video Contest. View their public service announcement.The members who recorded and edited the video are pictured above with Lt. Gov. Ray Tenorio (left) and Yearbook advisor Mrs. Juvy Cariño (right) during the Red Ribbon ceremony on October 31 in Agana Shopping Center.


    VOLLEYBALL CHAMPS: Congratulations to the Boys Volleyball team for winning the
    championship in the Interscholastic Middle School Volleyball League.


    HURRICANE HARVEY DONATION:
    In just 5 days in September, wildcats gave from the bottom of their hearts to fundraise over $600 for the victims of Hurricane Harvey. The money will be donated to the local chapter of the Red Cross for Hurricane Harvey relief.


    EVACUATION DRILL:
    Students hold up the green flags--as an indication that their class had no missing students--during the school's first Mass Evacuation Drill on Sept. 7, 2017. "All students and personnel were accounted for within a short amount of time," said Mr. Arvi Bacani, the chairperson of the School Safety Committee.

    EMERGENCY PROCEDURES: Wildcats, familiarize yourselves with the school emergency procedures for Lockdown, Shelter in Place, Earthquake Drill, and Evacuations. This video was created by the Drama Class and presented by the School Safety Committee.

Ms. Waltz Retires after 37 years


RETIREMENT: Ms. Heather Waltz, a long-time LPUMS teacher since the school was a junior high, was honored
by the Administration during the first teacher workday of the year. She retired last year with 37 years of service
and is returning this year to teach reading with the Griffins team.

 

For more Information, please contact the school during school hours from 7:15am-4pm at (671) 300-2726.

Letter to Parents (SY2017-2018):

GDOE Parent Letter: April 16, 2018

Parent-Teacher Association (PTA) Corner

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Transportation Reminders: 

Gate opens at 7:30 a.m. Student drop off/pickup is at the back (Wendy's side). No student will be allowed to walk through the car entrance gates and must enter through identified walker's gate only. All car riders must be picked up before 4pm. Please communicate with your child in the morning regarding transportation arrangements. Phone calls relayed to students are discouraged.


Students have been provided with color-coded Transportation Passes for bus riders, car riders and walkers. The pass process began implementation on Sept. 12, 2017.

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