Luis P. Untalan Middle School
256 Vietnam Veterans Memorial Highway Barrigada, Guam 96913 • View School Map
LPUMS Mission Statement: "The Luis P. Untalan Middle School community will empower students with the knowledge that will enable them to be competent, productive, and responsible citizens in our society."
- Mrs. Agnes Guerrero - School Principal (Teacher & Staff Evaluations, Business Office) Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Ms. Corazon Elane - Assistant Principal (Special Programs). Email: email@example.com
- Mr. Jesse San Nicolas - Assistant Principal (Student Support). Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Ms. Jeanette Superales - Administrative Officer (Payroll, Fixed Assets, Requisitions, Facilities & Maintenance, Non-Appropriated Funds, Sentry Assignments). Email: email@example.com
If you have any immediate questions or concerns, please call the Main Office at 1 (671) 300-2726. You may also email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
December Spirit Week 12/11-15
For the last week of classes before Winter Break, all wildcats are encouraged to celebrate the season by participating in the December Spirit Week!
Also, this week:
•Thursday will be Jingle Jungle activity day schedule
•Friday will be a Wildcat Day schedule
3RD QTR Sports Signup
Hafa Adai Wildcats: 3rd quarter sports are Boys Basketball, Baseball and Girls Soccer! Those who are interested must sign up this week 12/11-12/15. Sign up sheets are near the SSO at the front courtyard. All must meet the requirements to be cleared to try out current or updated physical and must meet the grade requirements to participate. Tryouts will begin when the students return from Christmas break.
PTO Meeting Thursday 12/7
There will be a Parent-Teacher Organization meeting on Thursday, Dec. 7, 2023 at 6pm in the LPUMS Library. The PTO is also collecting orders for the Wildcats Pride Shirts! They are also holding a Holiday Basket Raffle! See flyers for more info.
New Issue of School Newspaper
Please Support Fundraiser on Dec. 1
On Friday, Dec. 1 from 11am to 7pm, please support our student newspaper, LPUMS Wildcats Gazette, by purchasing food at Panda Express and showing the flyer. Proceeds will help publish the student newspaper.
Superintendent Swanson toured campus with off-island visitor
Superintendent Dr. Kenneth Swanson selected LPUMS as one of the three public schools to show Ms. Miller, Council of Chief State School, on November 30, 2023. Dr. Swanson and Ms. Miller toured our campus as well as talk to students, faculty and staff.
Calling 8th Grade Parents and Guardians
There will be a parent meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2023 at 6pm. in the LPUMS Library. Please view flyer for more information.
Thank you for Supporting Team Tigers at McDonald's
Seventh grade team, Tigers, were at the Harmon McDonald's to fundraise for this year's activities on Thursday, Nov. 30 from 5-8pm. Thank you, everyone, who came out to support.
November Spirit week
Wildcats, let's celebrate this week of thankfulness by participating in our spirit week!
Help Support Staff Appreciation Week
For three days during Thanksgiving Week, our school community would like to honor all the world class work done by our staff. Wildcats, please help support Staff Appreciation Week!
Parent Won Turkey
The Parent-Teacher Organization held a Thanksgiving Basket Raffle on Nov. 17.
The winner was announced via live stream on Instagram. Congratulations to Mr. Ramon Calvo for winning the raffle!
Students Publish First Issue of School Newspaper
Read what's in the first issue of the LPUMS Wildcats Gazette! The student written newspaper is run by students and club advisors. Read the October issue online by clicking the image or pick up a hard copy today!
Come to our School Budget Presentation & PTO Meeting Nov. 9
Hafa Adai Parents & Guardians,
You are invited to attend our school’s Fiscal Year 2025 Budget Presentation on November 9, 2023, 6:00pm in the school’s library. The budget presentation will be in conjunction with our Monthly General Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) meeting. The purpose of the budget presentation is to afford an opportunity to our stakeholders to review the proposed school’s budget and gather input. Parents are highly encouraged to attend and Out of District parents are required to attend. This is an ideal meeting to address our school’s needs. We look forward to seeing you there!
—Mrs. Agnes Guerrero, LPUMS Principal. View the letter
Guam Guard Promotes Drug Free Life
Donate Canned Food for Families in Need
The LPUMS chapter of the National Junior Honor Society and the Support Services Outreach team are collecting canned food to donate to needy families. Donations are being accepted until Thursday, November 9, 2023.
Wildcats Take Part in Red Ribbon Week
The Red Ribbon drug-free campaign is from Oct. 23-31. To commemorate the week, student volunteers and 8th Grade Counselor Ms. Aguilar worked on the Red Ribbon sign on our fence. View Red Ribbon Week 2023 Page
AG Office Presents on Cyberbullying
Happy Boss' Day to Mrs. Guerrero
Happy Boss' Day to our very own boss lady, Mrs. Guerrero! Thank you for always going above and beyond for our students, staff, and teachers!
Wildcats Shake it Out
Wildcat Blazes to First at Islandwide Cross Country Meet
10-17-23: Congratulations to Zaiden Paulino and Maya Echang for placing in the Top Ten runners at the ISA Middle School Cross Country All-Island Meet. Zaiden was the fastest male runner, placing first and Maya placed 9th. The Astumbo Dragon Boys and the Agueda Pirates Girls won the team championship.
Boys Volleyball Grab 2nd Place
10-16-23: In their 10th Championship Finals in 12 years, the LPUMS Boys Volleyball A team went against Benavente Middle School on Oct. 16 at Okkodo High School for the ISA Middle School Volleyball Championship. Coached by Precious Pecson, the team made a valiant effort but lost to BMS in the third set. Congratulations to the team and Coach Pecson for all the hard work this season.
Mrs. Borja writes literacy grant
Mrs. Madrid Borja submitted our school’s Comprehensive Literacy Grant to C&I recently. "Her vision to promote literacy in our school community has been put into play!" said Mrs. Guerrero. "This grant will provide over $100K! Thank you very much Madrid for your time and expertise in writing up our school’s literacy grant!"
LPUMS Classes Resume Oct. 12, 2023
Attention all parents & guardians
The next PTO Meeting is Thursday, Oct. 5 in the LPUMS Library. All parents of out-of-district students are required to attend,
Attention 8th Grade parents & guardians:
Hafa Adai LPUMS Parents/Guardians! Your PTO has graciously assumed the responsibility of planning and preparing for this school year’s 8th grade promotion. The attendance of all 8th grade parents is humbly requested at our first committee meeting scheduled for next Wednesday, October 4, 2023 at 6:00PM in the school library. We will be forming sub-committees and preparing our timeline of events that will lead up to the big celebration. Thank You, The LPUMS PTO.
Hafa Adai Wildcats!
Sign ups for 2nd quarter sports will begin Oct. 2nd through Oct. 5th. 2nd quarter sports are Girls Volleyball, Boys & Girls Rugby. Boys Soccer (tentative). All interested must have an updated physical and must bring a copy for the Athletic Director. Tryouts location and times will be announced on Oct. 9th.
Open House Night
Open House was held on Thursday, Sept. 14 from 5:30pm to 7:15pm. Parents and guardians began the visit at the LPUMS Gym at 5:30pm with welcoming remarks from Mrs. Guerrero and the newly elected PTO officers. Parents were then be directed to visit their child's teams. Thank you to the National Junior Honor Society for having students guide our parents on campus. Parents were encouraged to attend to address any questions or concerns they may have with their child's classes.
View the LPUMS PTO Page Here
First Day of Classes
GDOE Release New Calendar and Schedule Updates
“Our goal is to have every student attend school on their school campus,” said Superintendent K. Erik Swanson. “As inspections occur and repairs are made, we will continue to update our island community on our progress. I would like to thank all of the volunteers, families, and community partners who continue to assist our schools in preparation for inspection and reopening.”
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8-3-23: Congratulations, to the school community, especially the staff and administration! This was posted on GDOE's Facebook Page:
"The Guam Department of Education (GDOE) would like to share with the island community that another school passed the Department of Public Health and Social Services (DPHSS) sanitary inspection. Luis P. Untalan Middle School (LPUMS) passed its week-long inspection.
LPUMS 6th Grade & New Student Orientations Held at UOG
Great job to the student volunteers with assistance from faculty advisors who presented at the New Students Orientations at the University of Guam on July 19 and 20.
Scroll to view slides that were presented (updated) during the Student Orientations on July 19 and 20.
Wildcats Donate 2K to Typhoon Relief
Thank you to everyone who contributed to raise over $2,000 for PTA President Joe Cruz and his family whose home was devastated by Typhoon Mawar. The family expressed their gratitude at the generosity of the wildcat community when gift certificates and cash were presented to him recently.
In the picture are Assistant Principal Mr. San Nicolas, Assistant Principal Ms. Elane, Principal Mrs. Guerrero, Mr. Cruz, Administrative Officer Ms. Superales and teacher coordinator Mrs. Carino.