• Principal's Message

     

    Welcome to Loris Middle School! We are a school of over 700 sixth through eighth graders located in the northeastern section of Horry County about 25 miles from Myrtle Beach, SC.

    Our students participate in an academic program that is rigorous and prepares them for high school and college and career success. To assist them in reaching their goals, we deliver a standards-driven curriculum organized around a schedule which provides 70 minutes each day for English language arts, mathematics, science, and social studies.  We also spend fifteen minutes each day working on lifeskills and literacy. Two 50-minute periods are dedicated to a varied exploratory program including physical education and health, computer applications and digital literacy, fine arts (band, orchestra, chorus, ukuleles, steel drums, tone chimes, art, theatre arts), robotics, and reading. With an emphasis on literacy, teachers and students are immersed in reading and writing on a daily basis.

    Our guidance department consists of two full-time, and one part-time, guidance counselors. These counselors provide our students with continuing guidance in preparation for their future and are available to work with students and their parents. They also work with all students throughout the middle school years to help them assess individual skills and interests so that each student will exit the middle school at the end of the eighth grade with an individualized graduation plan (IGP) in place.

    Our Learning Commons is home to a large volume of books and other reading materials for students to check out. An Information Specialist is available to help students select titles that will challenge them to become better readers. Another part of our Learning Commons is the Makerspace where teachers and students visit to work on projects while using various programs and the 3-D printer.

    We strive to provide a safe, secure, and positive atmosphere conducive to learning by showing pride in ourselves, each other, and our school. Through the skills of perseverance, respect, integrity, dedication, and excellence, we just can’t hide our LMS PRIDE!

    We encourage you to visit our campus, join us for lunch, or volunteer to be a part of our school community.