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1 Hollywood Drive, Lancaster, MA 01523
Main Office: 978.365.4558
Nurse's Line: 978.365.5629
Fax: 978.365.6882

Meet and Greet with Mrs. Friend ~ Wednesday, August 26 at 6:00... First Day of School September 2... Follow us on Twitter @LBMSPrincipal
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Welcome to Luther Burbank Middle School

At the Luther Burbank Middle School, we join together in partnership with our community to foster life-long curiosity and love for learning. Our collective purpose is to build wisdom, knowledge, respect, responsibility, and compassion by engaging the head, hands, and heart of each one of our students. We embrace challenges as opportunities for growth, and we hold high expectations for all learners so that each may achieve to his or her fullest potential.                               ~ Laura Friend, Principal

 "Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire." -William Butler Yeats


News and Announcements


Principal's Message

August 1, 2015

Dear Luther Burbank School Community,

It is with great enthusiasm that I write this letter to you as the new principal of the Luther Burbank Middle School. I am honored to have been selected to serve the Lancaster community as principal and am infinitely grateful for the opportunity to continue my relationship with a community that already resides close within my heart.

As I embark on my journey ahead, I begin with a steadfast commitment to the Luther Burbank Middle School mission of educating each child to his or her fullest potential in a safe, caring environment.  To this end, I am committed to working with you to ensure a trusting and academically engaging learning experience for our children so that each may shine and develop uniquely and fully as they progress through their middle school years.  The Luther Burbank Middle School has excelled under Mr. Perkins' leadership. It is my goal to honor and respect these prior accomplishments, while providing the initiative, direction, and support to continue to grow and achieve to an even higher level. The vision of our future, our students' future, is so very bright.

During the course of the year, I look forward to working with you in partnership. My door is always open, and I encourage your participation and your input as we work together to provide your child with the best possible middle school experience.

I extend an invitation to you and your family to join me for an informal meet and greet on Wednesday, August 26th from 6:00-7:30 in the Luther Burbank cafeteria.  The meet and greet will give us an opportunity to get to know one another better and will give any interested students an opportunity to tour the hallways with me so that they feel ready to go on our first day back on September 2nd. Plus, there will be chocolate chip cookies - doesn't get any better than that!

Here's to a terrific year ahead!


Warm regards,

Laura Friend, Principal


Full Community Introduction Letter


Summer Hours

Beginning the week of June 22 the main office will typically be open Monday through Thursday from 7:30 - 4:00 and closed on Fridays. For modifications to this schedule please see our "important dates" section. Normal office hours will resume on August 31.


Summer Assignments

6th Grade: 7th Grade: 8th Grade:

6th Supplies 7th Supplies  8th Supplies

6th Reading 7th Reading 8th Reading

6th Writing 7th Writing 8th IXL Challenge

6th Math 7th Math

7th Science


School Play

Photos from our drama club's performance of "A Pirate's Life for Me" can be found here


School Council SIP Topics of Interest



Standards Based Report Cards

Standards Based Report Card Overview Podcast

Grade 6 Standards Based Report Card

Grade 6 Standards Based Report Card - Parent Guide 

Grade 7 Standards Based Report Card

Grade 7 Standards Based Report Card - Parent Guide 

Grade 8 Standards Based Report Card

Grade 8 Standards Based Report Card - Parent Guide 


Burbank Newsletters

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Important Dates

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