Covid Testing Information Updates

Parents and guardians, I received several clarification emails today regarding the recent changes to the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) protocols, and the CDC/DPH guidance. I found this information helpful and hope it clarifies somethings for families as well. Also, anyone testing positive for Covid-19 is exempt from…

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Additional Covid Testing sites

Southern Berkshire Public Health Collaborative to offer Pop-up Drive Through Rapid COVID-19 testing Clinics in Lee and Sheffield LEE/SHEFFIELD-– To help residents make safe decisions about gathering for the holidays and returning to work or school after possible exposures, the Southern Berkshire Public Health Collaborative will offer pop-up, drive-thru rapid…

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Embroidery in the Sun

My favorite moment yesterday was looking up from my work to regard this student sitting peacefully in the library, sun falling across her while quietly embroidering a project for her art class.  So much of the school day is so rushed, yet this moment — as she deftly and methodically brought the needle and thread across her canvas — caused me to pause and admire her focus.  Wishing everyone a similar moment of creativity and calm in their day today.

Health Office Update

Here we are again, entering the cold weather, and the beginning of the holiday season, Halloween, Thanksgiving, etc. As we close up our homes and move celebrations indoors, we increase the likelihood of spreading illness. We have all been focused on the Covid-19 virus, but please remember that there are…

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School Pictures

This notification is to inform parents and students that there has been a delay in receiving student pictures.  Due to staff shortages in the shipping/delivery departments school picture packages are taking longer than expected to arrive.  Our Picture Retake day which was schedule for Monday, Oct. 25, has now been…

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Welcome back to the LIBRARY!

Your school library is OPEN and we couldn’t be happier!  After being closed last year, we are so happy to see students enjoying the space!  Sixth and seventh graders are learning how to find items, and high school student have been quietly working here during the day.  We are so happy to have our doors open once more and are eager to connect!  Hooray!

 

Fall SAT/ACT Prep Course

After-school SAT and ACT prep offered to LMMHS seniors this fall on Wednesdays and Thursdays.   English sessions with Dr. Weaver will take place on Wednesdays in room #34 from 2:30-3:30.  Math sessions with Mr. Gottfried will take place on Thursdays in room #47 from 2:30-3:30.  Sessions will commence on Wednesday,…

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PSAT Prep Course

An after-school PSAT prep course is offered to LMMHS sophomores and juniors, all of whom are scheduled to take the PSAT at school on Wednesday, October 13.  The course will meet remotely via Zoom on Monday and Wednesday evenings from 7:00-8:30.  English sessions with Dr. Weaver will take place on…

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PSAT Exam at LMMHS

PSAT Exam The College Board’s PSAT/NMSQT exam will be given at LMMHS on Wednesday morning, October 13th.  All sophomores and juniors will be participating in the exam free of charge.  Junior’s scores will automatically be submitted to the National Merit Scholarship Corporation for scholarship consideration and recognition.  Questions regarding the…

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LMMHS Fall Athletics Update / Requirements for Fall Team Registration:

LMMHS Fall Athletics Update / Requirements for Fall Team  Registration: All of this information and more can be found on our Athletics page by clicking on “Athletics” on our LMMHS Home Page.  https://lenoxps.instructure.com/courses/1088 Fall Registration:  https://www.familyid.com/lenox-public-schools/fall-athletics-2021-august Sports offered to all 7-12th grade LMMHS students during the Fall athletic season include:  Boys and Girls Soccer, Boys and…

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Summer Bulletin

LMMHS BULLETIN Have a wonderful Summer! Guidance Department – Office Summer Hours Monday – Friday 8:00 – 3:00 To make an appointment with your guidance counselor, please email them directly.   Mr. Dave Hilfinger – Middle School Guidance Counselor dhilfinger@lenoxps.org Ms. Pamela Murray – High School Guidance Counselor pritrosky@lenoxps.org Ms.…

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Health Office Reminders

Dear Parents and Guardians, Spring signals the start of tick season and the spread of tick-borne illnesses. Please remind your students, and when appropriate, provide them with tick repellant, remind them to cover their arms, and tuck pants into socks when walking through tall grass. It is also important to…

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Covid Vaccine information for 12-15 year old students

Families who are interested in information regarding the approval of the Pfizer Covid Vaccine for students age 12-15 years, please visit the following website for information and updates.: https://getvaccinatedberkshires.org/announcements-and-news/update-on-vaccines-for-12-15-year-olds If your student has been vaccinated or gets vaccinated, please remember to send a copy of their vaccine card to the…

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School Committee Candidates’ Forum

The Morris School PTO is sponsoring a School Committee Candidates’ Forum on May 4 at 6:00 p.m. via Zoom (https://us02web.zoom.us/s/88162165916). Candidates will have a chance to introduce themselves and respond to questions from the public. Questions for the candidates may be submitted in advance directly to MorrisPTO@mspto.com or may be…

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Pfizer Walk in Vaccine Clinics

NO NEED TO REGISTER, JUST WALK IN!!! Wednesday, 5/5 from 4 – 7pm (Pfizer) at W.E.B. DuBois Middle School, Monument Valley Road, Great Barrington Thursday, 5/6 from 12 – 5pm – (Pfizer) at St. Elizabeth’s Church, 70 Marshall Street, North Adams Thursday, 5/6 from 4 – 7pm – (Pfizer) at…

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PROCEDURES FOR SECURING HOME- OR HOSPITAL-BASED TUTORING FOR A STUDENT WITH DOCUMENTED MEDICAL REASONS FOR BEING ABSENT FROM SCHOOL

A Lenox Public Schools student, who, for documented medical reasons, is confined to home or a hospital for fourteen (14) school days or more during the school year, is entitled to receive home/hospital educational services as described under 603 CMR 28.03(3)(c), which states: Upon receipt of a physician’s written order…

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2021 AP Exam Schedule

2021 AP Exam Schedule 8:00 A.M. 12:00 P.M. Monday, May 3 Physics C: Mechanics Tuesday, May 4 Calculus AB and Calculus BC Wednesday, May 5 Thursday, May 6 Computer Science A Friday, May 7 Monday, May 10 French Language and Culture Macroeconomics Tuesday, May 11 Spanish Language and Culture Latin…

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LMMHS FULLY REMOTE FROM TUESDAY 3/16/21!

This is William Cameron, the Superintendent of Schools in Lenox.  In addition to a School Messenger call, you will have received already an e-mail version of this message sent this afternoon.  This message will also be posted on the LMMHS and district websites. Circumstances change plans.  It had originally been my intention to…

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Student/Staff Pooled Testing

Parents of students under the age of 18, students 18 or older, and all employees of the Lenox Public Schools are receiving today a copy of a consent form to use for participation in pooled testing for the COVID-19 virus.  Broad participation in weekly pooled testing by students and school employees will help make…

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Post Vaccine Information

Lenox School Community, Please see the information listed below regarding Post Vaccine mitigation and travel information from Mass.gov. Taken from https://www.mass.gov/info-details/covid-19-vaccine-frequently-asked-questions#after-getting-vaccinated- (Links to an external site.) Do I have to follow the Travel Order if I have received a COVID-19 vaccine? Yes. At this time, vaccinated individuals must continue to follow the…

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NEW Community Resource: Berkshire County Covid Vaccine Website

Parents and Staff, The Berkshire Vaccine Collaborative has created a centralized website for all information about its vaccination clinics in Berkshire County.  They are holding clinics at three locations—Great Barrington, Pittsfield, and North Adams—and will continue to open appointments at new clinics as vaccine supply becomes available from the Commonwealth…

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