School Information

Grades Served: Grades 7-8

Location: Southern most school located between South Lynhurst and Westbrook, north of Troy and south of I-170.

Directions: I-465 West/South to Sam Jones. East on Sam Jones to Lynhurst Drive. Turn right (south) on Lynhurst. After going over I-70 turn left onto the drive to the school.

Principal: Dan Wilson

Assistant Principals: Damon Black and Dominic Day

Daily Time Schedule: View Time Schedule

School Hours:  9:15 am – 4:05 pm

Office Hours:  7:45 a.m. – 4:45 p.m.

Belief and Mission Statement

We Believe:
That our primary mission is learning for all.
That all students can learn.
That learning occurs best in a respectful, nurturing, and safe environment.
That achievement requires the commitment of staff,  students, family, and community.
That learning is a life-long process.
That high expectations lead to greater accomplishments.
That students learn in different ways.

Mission Statement

The staff of Lynhurst 7th-8th Grade Center believes that all students can learn and become life-long learners. We believe that our school’s purpose is to educate all students to mastery of essential skills. We will promote a respectful, nurturing and safe learning environment. We accept reasonability to do what is best for all students.

Student/Parent Handbook: 2017-2018 Handbook.pdf

School Motto: Expect Excellence!
Logo:

Mascot: Giants

School Colors: Purple and White

Enrollment: As of September 18, 2015–1,091 students

Staff: 80 teachers, including technology education, art, music, business, foreign language, media specialist, physical education, nurse, assistants/paraprofessionals, secretaries, cooks, custodians, and 3 counselors.

MSD of Wayne Township
K-8 Grading Scale

Grade Level Standards Scoring
Guide
Percent
Based
Letter
Grade
Description of Achievement Level on the Applicable Standards
Exemplary 4 100 A+ The student demonstrates mastery at or above the 90% level on the appropriate state standards.
93-99 A
90-92 A-
Proficient 3 87-89 B+ The student demonstrates mastery at or above the 80% level on the appropriate state standards.
83-86 B
80-82 B-
Progressing 2 77-79 C+ The student demonstrates mastery at or above the 70% level on the appropriate state standards.
73-76 C
70-72 C-
Not Yet Meeting Standard 1 Below 70 F* The grade of F indicates that the student did not demonstrate achievement at or above the 70% level on the appropriate state standards.

*Note The grade of F will not be given for midterm reports. If a student’s performance indicates that the student does not yet demonstrate mastery at the 70% level on the appropriate state standards, a grade of I will be given. The grade of I means that specific “intervention” is planned to assist the student in meeting the standards by the end of the grading period. When the grade of I is given, the teacher will list the intervention(s) to be used on the midterm report.

Facility: Opened in August of 2005. Seven Computer labs, media center, pool, 2 gymnasiums, wrestling and weight rooms, distance learning center, auditorium, cafeteria, guidance service, administrative offices, outdoor football, tennis, baseball, and softball facilities.

Theme: Expect Excellence!