Preliminary School Reopening Plan

07.31.20       This is William Cameron, Superintendent of the Lenox Public Schools.  In addition to this voice message, you will receive a written copy by e-mail.  The text of this message will also appear on the Lenox Public Schools’ website, as well as on the Morris and LMMHS websites.      …

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Parent Survey

This is William Cameron, Superintendent of the Lenox Public Schools.  In addition to this voice message, you will receive a written copy by e-mail.  The text of this message will also appear on the Lenox Public Schools’ website, as well as on the Morris and LMMHS websites. The administrators and…

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Fall Sports Sign Ups

Dear athletes and parents, I hope everyone is doing well while we are all home during this pandemic.  Like everyone, I too was very excited about our Spring Season and looked forward to adding more championships to this year’s total of 16.  Yes – I said 16.  Simply an amazing…

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An Insightful Letter on Our Current situation.

To the Members of the Lenox Public Schools Community: Attached is a letter that was distributed yesterday by Peter Light, the Acton-Boxboro Regional School District’s superintendent, to his district’s community. It’s a bit lengthy, but I ask you to read it nonetheless. Mr. Light speaks as an educator dealing with…

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Getting Tech Ready To Go

The LPS Tech Dept is gathering and organizing tech for deliver to staff and student home. Here’s Tech-Tim giving Chromebook the white glove treatment, or in this case black glove… If you need a Chromebook for your Lenox student, please call the tech dept at 637-5534.  

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Student Services COVID Update

Dear Parents/Guardians, I hope you and your family are doing well during this unprecedented situation. Please know that we miss our students and hope everyone stays healthy. Although the buildings are physically closed, we are working hard to support your students’ learning and emotional needs. Your child’s liaison and /or…

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COVID-19 Update 3/16

03.16.20 This is Lenox Superintendent of Schools William Cameron. I am calling because we have received calls asking whether the Lenox Public Schools plans to remain closed at least until April 7, in conformity with Gov. Baker’s order. Please be advised that the Lenox Public Schools will indeed remain closed…

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Closing of Schools Due to COVID-19

I am writing to inform you that Morris Elementary School and Lenox Memorial Middle-High School will be closed for the next two weeks. The schools will be closed for instruction and all school-related activities and events starting this afternoon. The closure will continue at least through March 29. I am…

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EARLY CHILDHOOD OPEN HOUSE AND SCREENINGS

LENOX PUBLIC SCHOOLS EARLY CHILDHOOD OPEN HOUSE AND SCREENINGS   An Early Childhood Open House will be held at Morris Elementary School on Tuesday, March 3, 2020, at 6:00 p.m.  We encourage residents of Lenox and Lenox Dale to visit our preschool and kindergarten classrooms and hear an overview of…

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LPS Strategic Plan Survey

To the Lenox School Community The Lenox Public Schools Strategic Planning Subcommittee 2021-2025 has been working since August to prepare a survey for the full Lenox School Community as well as interested community members and business owners. There is a link to the survey here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfB4TKDI7tZtYlYzLuHGRyxoQftLa-jklsLtOihFO84h4JsLg/viewform?usp=pp_url We would also encourage…

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Hall Walking in the Lenox Schools

Walking is only permitted on days school is in session, Oct 15-April 30: Tues, Wed and Thurs from 3-5 at LMMHS, sign in Log Book from 3:30 – 5 at Morris, no sign in Wear rubber soled shoes Enter schools through main entrance Questions or Comments? Contact Sally Vincent or…

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Congratulations!!

Congratulations to Brenda Crane, first grade teacher at Morris, for obtaining her National Board Certification! National Board Certification was designed to develop, retain and recognize accomplished teachers and to generate ongoing improvement in schools nationwide. It is the most respected professional certification available in K-12 education. Created by teachers, for…

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LEEF Grants!

CALLING ALL STUDENTS, TEACHERS, PARENTS, NON-PROFITS & BERKSHIRES RESIDENTS LEEF Grants Available to Bring Your Idea to Life! Please see attached materials… LEEF Grant Announcement LEEF Flyer

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Social Emotional Task Force

Lenox Public Schools Social Emotional Task Force Open to all LPS faculty and staff You are invited to participate on the Lenox Public Schools Social Emotional Task Force!  Massachusetts schools are required to use evidence-based social emotional learning (SEL) practices to prevent and reduce bullying, but also to ensure that…

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Instructional Task Force

Open to all LPS faculty and staff You are invited to participate on the Lenox Public Schools Instructional Technology Task Force!  The “always-on” nature of the Internet and the proliferating use of mobile access devices provide Lenox, and districts across the Commonwealth, with an outstanding opportunity to create learning experiences…

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Take the Annual Strategic Planning Survey

For the last three years, the Lenox School Committee has put out a survey intended to measure progress towards the goals identified in the 2015-2020 Strategic Plan.  There is a survey for each of our major constituent groups: students, parents, staff and Lenox community members. As the school district prepares…

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Ms. Barber: MBEA Teacher of the Year

Ms. Ann Barber, Business and Computer Teacher at LMMHS, was recently recognized as Teacher of the Year by the Massachusetts Business Educators Association.  A 28-year veteran of the Lenox Schools, Ann teaches a variety of subjects to middle and high school students incorporating applied computer technology, business, and accounting.  Ms.…

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Eighth-graders Learn About Careers

I am very happy to have had the opportunity to collaborate with the LMMHS eighth grade team and our Lenox Business Partners on the recent Career Learning Project. On the morning of January 12, more than 30 professionals representing a wide spectrum of jobs and careers came to the LMMHS…

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Morris Teacher Recognized in Eagle Feature

Morris third grade teacher Sarah Gerney was recently recognized in the Berkshire Eagle’s ‘Classroom of the Week.’  Ms. Gerney was nominated by a parent of one of her students.  The article recognizes her abilities as a talented and dedicated teacher.  Read it here:   http://www.berkshireeagle.com/stories/classroom-of-the-week-students-become-part-of-the-word-problems-in-morris-elementary-class,528732

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Parent Teacher Conferences

Parent Teacher Conferences are taking place at the following times: Morris: Thursday November 30th from 6-9pm Friday December 1st – all day Sign up for Morris conferences here: https://www.ptcfast.com/schools/Morris_School_2 – Registration will begin for Morris at 7am Friday November 3rd LMMHS: Wednesday November 29th from 6-9PM Friday December 1st –…

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Developing Growth Mindsets

This year, faculty and staff in the Lenox Schools are exploring ways to change our students’ perceptions and attitudes in ways that will result in more learning and more effective habits of learning. Mindsets are broad mental frameworks that we use to view the world.  They can shape and influence…

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“Millionaire,” The Documentary

On Friday, September 1 at 7:00pm, LMMHS alumni Patrick Colvin and Tyler Coon will show their documentary short film, “Millionaire,” at the Duffin Theater at LMMHS.  The film, about forty minutes in length, examines the story behind the unofficial mascot of Lenox Memorial Middle and High School.  Through historical research…

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Welcome to 2017-2018!

It is my pleasure to welcome all of our students, families, and staff back to another year of learning and growth in the Lenox Public Schools. Morris Elementary will start the year with a new principal, Mr. Peter Bachli, and a student enrollment of 316 students in grades PreK through…

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Pride and Gratitude: June 2017

As another school year comes to a close, as Commencement passes, and as the senior class moves on to new challenges and new adventures, I am left with a palpable sense of pride for the work of our schools.  I am grateful for the support of the community and the…

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A Budget to Maintain Excellence

On Monday, January 23, 2017, I presented a preliminary budget for the Lenox Public Schools for the 2017-2018 school year.  Per the guidance of the School Committee and the Town Manager, our administrative team proposed a ‘level-service’ financial plan for our school district. ‘Level service’ means that the school district…

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Equal Access Notification: Please read.

Non-discrimination and equal opportunity are the policy of the Lenox Public Schools in all of its educational programs, activities, and employment practices.  No student shall be excluded from or discriminated from participation in educational, athletic, or extra-curricular activities on the basis of race, color, sex, gender identity, religion, national origin,…

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Learn more about School Choice.

On December 14 at 7:00PM, the Lenox School Committee will hold an informational meeting about School Choice in the Lenox Public Schools. School Choice is a Massachusetts program supported by state law that allows school districts to enroll students who live in other school districts.  It was created in the…

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A Day of Learning for Berkshire County Educators

On November 8, the Lenox Public Schools are closed for our annual Professional Development Day.  This year Lenox will be collaborating with school districts from around the county to serve over 1000 educators from 9 school districts with more than 50 unique professional development workshops and mini-courses.  Many of these…

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Strategic Plan Survey Results

The 2015-2016 Strategic Plan Survey results are now available. These surveys were created during the Spring of 2016 by subcommittees of the Lenox School Committee. Their purpose is to gauge constituent perceptions and measure progress towards goals identified in the Lenox Public Schools 2015-2020 Strategic Plan. Four different surveys were…

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