Picture of the front of the school and a group picture of the faculty, staff and admin

Welcome to Luis P. Untalan Middle School

256 Vietnam Veterans Memorial Highway Barrigada, Guam 96913 • View 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."

Announcements

Call us at 1 (671) 300-2726. Office Hours are from 7:30am - 3pm, Monday to Friday. Please wear a mask and expect to get your temperature checked.

First Day

8/14/20: The first day of face-to-face classes has been delayed by two weeks by the Superintendent of Education Jon Fernandez.

Home learning students will begin classes on Aug. 17.

JIC Release No. 261 - GDOE Delays Traditional Face-to-Face Classes; Home Learning Will Begin as Scheduled on August 17.pdf

Read the Joint Information Center Release #261.

Email Access

8/9/20: All LPUMS students will receive a GDOE email account regardless of Model of Learning. Email information will be distributed from Aug. 11-13. Please view flyer for more info.

8/14/20 Update: Please request email information from wildcatsinfo@gdoe.net

All Models of Learning for LPUMS Students

Model of Learning - Student Expectations

8/12/20: Luis P. Untalan Middle School has established the following guidelines for all three models of learning for students. Please review them by clicking this link.

Parent Meeting

8/6/20: We will have an online meeting with parents via Zoom on Wednesday, Aug. 12 at 6pm. Please log in and ask questions you may have to the school administration and teachers.

8/14/20 Update: A recording of the meeting is forthcoming.

New Student Orientation Video

8/3/20: New student orientations were held from July 27 to Aug. 1. If you or your parent was unable to attend, watch the YouTube video to see what the expectations are of students for SY 2020-2021.

From left are LPUMS teachers: Anna Bermudes, Madrid Borja, Kristal Taimanglo, and Ryan Shipman. Not pictured is Rozalyn Pama.

The Guam Legislature Honors PBS University Teachers

8/2/20: Members of the 35th Guam Legislature honored the teacher cast of Guam DOE's PBS University at the Dusit Thani hotel lobby lounge. Certificates were presented by senators Dr. Kelly Marsh Taitano, Regine Biscoe Lee, and Louise Muna.

PBS Univeristy is the televised at-home learning resource with the aim of helping students to continue their education at home during the COVID-19 pandemic.


Out of District Students

Parents accompany child to first day of classes.

7/20/20: Approved Out of District students from SY 2019-2020 will be approved automatically for SY 2020-2021. Parents of other students not approved will still need to request from the school principal, Mrs. Agnes Guerrero (aaguerrero@gdoe.net).

Back to School FAQ Sheet

Students walk the hallways of LPUMS.

7/20/20: For more information about the Guam Department of Education's opening of schools, please click on the button below.

new social distancing arrows in hallways
New social distancing indicators in hallways

Wildcats Continue Decade-Long Winning Streak

7/10/20: LPUMS students placed first in 6 of 9 categories at the annual Guam History Day competition. For more than 10 years, LPUMS students have won at the competition and have moved on to represent the island at the National History Day competition in Washington, DC—a prize that was cancelled this year due to COVID-19. Instead, students who won in individual categories received a laptop and students who won in group categories received an iPad. View pictures from the award ceremony by scrolling down to the Gallery.


Other students also received special awards:

  • Economic Development Award: Alyssa Calilung

  • Environment and Historical Preservation Award: Heavenly Santos and Issa Cosca

  • World War II Award: Shane Dado, Aaleyah Masga, Maki Sasao

Advisor Jorge Emmanuel (far left) stands with Lorrenne Pennington (second to right), who won in the Group Website category with Katelyn Cura. Lavonne Meno, Guam State Coordinator, and Dr. Carlos Madrid Alvarez-Piner of UOG's MARC, present Lorrene with an iPad.

Above: Click to view the Guidance poster of proposals for SY20-21. Click to view larger pdf.

School Safety & Models of Instruction

6/24/20: School Safety and COVID-19
As Guam navigates the evolving COVID-19 health situation, safely remains the top priority for all Guam Department of Education schools. The GDOE is working to safety reopen schools this fall through new safety protocols aligned with guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to include ... (continue to poster)

WHAT WILL THE NEW SCHOOL YEAR LOOK LIKE?
Proposed Models of Instruction and Attendance for SY2020-2021 Due to COVID-19 safety concerns, the GDOE is exploring three proposed instructional models for SY2020-21...(continue to poster)

Student Registration (Models of Learning)

6/23/20: Model of Learning Registration Form: While the deadline to submit the registration form to the Main Office is July 10, you can still download and print the form or fill it out online. Please send questions to wildcatsinfo@gdoe.net. You may also pick up a hard copy at the Main Office or from any of these mayor's offices: Barrigada, Mangilao, Dededo, and Harmon-Tumon-Tamuning.

Health Requirements for Student Registration

6/14/20: Parents/guardians of in-coming 6th graders and 9th graders, please review the health requirements from the school health counselor, Jocelyn Sabinay.

If you have any questions about these requirements, please email Mrs. Sabinay at jcsabinay@gdoe.net.

Video & Photo Gallery

Teachers Start First Work Day

Photo from the Aug. 8 edition of the Guam Daily Post online article about classes still opening on Aug. 17.

8/7/20: LPUMS teachers held a virtual teacher orientation via Zoom on Friday and then, in scheduled times, picked up their school-provided supplies to include disinfectant wipes, hand sanitizer, and 3D printed face shields.

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LPUMS School Safety Procedures Video for SY20-21

7/24/20: Ms. Rozalyn Pama, along with LPUMS students Renee Marquez, Rianne Marquez, and McKenzie Matthews, show you how to safely navigate the halls and classrooms.

The Prevention & Spread of COVID-19

7/23/20: A Public Service Announcement (PSA) created and narrated by student Angelina Guerrero about the prevention and spread of COVID-19.

LPUMS Sports Awards

7/15/20: Athletes and their friends and families can attend the virtual sports awards by viewing the presentation put together by the Sports Club.

Wildcats Excel at National History Day Competition

Winners of the annual Guam History Day competition received laptops and iPads.


Advisors to students who are pictured are Mr. Jorge Emmanuel, Mrs. Valerie Tanayan, and Mr. Rod Pama.

Grab and Learn

LPUMS Staff man the tent to distribute Grab & Learn packets
LPUMS Staff man the tent to distribute Grab & Learn packets on 6/15/20, from left, Ms. Shanei, Mr. Jude, Ms. Des, and Ms. Kristine.

Promotional Parade

Mrs. Guerrero poses with one of the 8th grade graduates in a photo taken by Premium Art Photo on June 16. Over 220 students participated in the school's first ever Promotional Parade, which lasted from 9am to past 12pm.

School Staff Prepares for SY 2020-2021

Office Staff Ms. Shanei stands at the entrance of the school where a new mural has been painted by our 8th grade Math teacher, Anna Bermudes. "School of Excellence," has been our motto along with "Home of the Wildcats" since 2000. This is the new entrance for visitors during the summer. Visitors will have their temperature checked and are required to wear a mask before entering the Main Office.

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Staff Ensuring Our Campus is COVID-19 Ready for the New School Year

Our school aides have been working hard to ensure that the campus has social distancing signs painted on the hallway floors.

View PBS University for Middle School

6/29/20: Catch Mr. Ryan Shipman's lesson on hygiene in the Week 9 middle school segment of PBS University. Mr. Shipman is LPUMS' 6th grade Social Studies teacher from team Cheetahs.

Registration Forms Available at Mayor's Offices

6/26/20: Our staff distributed the Learning Models Registration to Mayor’s Offices for families to easily attain. Forms are available at the Dededo, Tamuning, Barrigada and Mangilao Mayor's Offices.

Photo from left: Ms. Kristine, Mangilao Mayor's staff (holding registration forms), Ms. Shanei, and Mr. AJ.

2020 Promotional Parade Live-Stream Replay

YouTube: Part 1

YouTube: Part 2

YouTube: Part 3

Instagram

Promotional Parade Student Portraits

Download individual pictures taken by Premium Art Photo during the Promotional Parade from their website.

Download individual pictures taken by Premium Art Photo during the Promotional Parade from their website. The very last student portrait was not included in Premium Art Photo's gallery since they came after the ceremony. His pictures can be viewed here and here.

Parent Donation Helps School Prepare to Fight COVID-19

A huge thank you to Mrs. Ina Lee (right, parent of LPUMS student Aiden Lee) of Han Kook Office Administrative Wholesale company. She donated 1 case =30 packages of disinfectant wipes to our school. She also donated latex gloves. Mrs. Cruz, LPUMS assistant principal, received the packages on June 15.

The LPUMS Pre-AP team, Jaguars, held a virtual awards ceremony on May 20, 2020 via Zoom. They also presented their online yearbook. Great job, Jaguars!
Message to all students of LPUMS from the Administration, faculty and staff. Best of luck to the 8th graders—-remember, "Once a wildcat, always a wildcat!" For the 6th and 7th graders, see you all next school year!
Message to our School Nurse, Jocelyn Sabinay, for all her hard work to keep everyone in the school healthy. And, during the Coronavirus Pandemic, for keeping the rest of the island healthy.
Message to the LPUMS faculty from the Administation and students for Teacher Appreciation Week!

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