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Students work together to complete an assignment Longfellow students help each other during Lancer Time. Lancer Time at LMS. Orchestra students practicing for an upcoming performance. Mme. Sezgin assists a group of students. PE Lancer Time students 8th graders participate in Finance Park. Students enjoying the comfortable chairs and great books in our library. Welcome to Longfellow Middle School LMS students show their Lancer Pride in many ways.


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Tennis Balls


In the spring, we will be using the Gym for SOL testing and we need to protect the floor by using tennis balls on the chair legs. Can you help us out by donating tennis balls? We need to collect over 700 tennis balls. If you would like to donate tennis balls, please drop them off in room 101E or the main office. Thank you!


2014 Governor's Award for Educational Excellence

- Carole Kihm, named the 2014 Outstanding Middle School Principal of Virginia by the Virginia Association of Secondary School Principals (VASSP) -View Press Release

2014 MathCounts – 3rd in the Nation; Virginia State Champions
2014 Science Olympiad – Virginia State Champions; 22nd in the Nation
2014 Science Bowl – Virginia State Champions
2014 Rubik’s Cube Team – ranked #1 in the Nation
2014 Quiz Bowl Team - 5th place at NAQT quiz bowl nationals

2014 Yearbook National Award of Excellence

2014 Longfellow Award Nominees:

Emma Ascencio- Support Employee of the Year Nominee

Susan Boomer- Teacher of the Year Nominee

Stephanie Haley- Teacher of the Year Nominee

2013 Virginia Board of Education Excellence Award

Governor's Award for Excellence in Education: 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012

Carole Kihm Named FCPS Outstanding First-Year Principal

“Carole Kihm attended Harvard’s Graduate School of Education and completed “The Principal’s Leadership Program.”

Longfellow Award Nominees for 2012: Teacher of the Year-Susan Kervick; First Year Teacher of the Year-Amanda Cerva; Support Employee of the Year-Pam Molina

Helene Safford -2012 FCPS Business Teacher of the Year AND 2012 Business Teacher of the Year for the State of Virginia

2012 Symphonic Band was selected a National Winner in the Mark of Excellence/National Wind Band Honors project.

2012 Science Olympiad Team - #8 in the country!

Health and Physical Education Department wins 2012 and 2013 Golden Apple Award!2013 Golden Wellness AwardThe Fairfax County Public Schools Wellness Task Force is pleased to announce that Longfellow Middle School has been awarded the Golden Apple Wellness Award for the 2011- 2014 school years. The Gold Apple Wellness Award is the first tier in the G.O.L.D.E.N. Wellness Series (Giving Others Lifelong Desire for Exercise and Nutrition).

2010- Longfellow Middle School’s Knowledge Master’s Team finished 1st in the country

Math Counts Team - competes and wins annually at the National Level

Orchestra- Blue Ribbon School for Superior Ratings.
The Symphonic Band was awarded the Sudler Silver Cup in 1999 in recognition of seven years of outstanding achievement.

Each year since 1989, the Symphonic Band has received Superior Ratings at District Assessments.

Each year since 1988 the Symphonic Band has won its class in competition at Music in the Parks or Fiesta-Val Competition at Hershey Park, King’s Dominion Amusement Park or Busch Garden’s Amusement Park.

The Symphonic Band has placed more students in the District XII All-District Band than any other school since 1994.

The Symphonic Band has been invited to perform at the Virginia Music Educators Association In-Service Conference in November, 2011.

Longfellow MS - 2009 - 2012 Governor's School of Excellence Award!