Safety Drill Success

LMMHS completed a safety drill based on the updated Safety Protocol put in place on Wednesday, November 29th. The staff and students took the drill seriously and had positive discussions around what should be done should an emergency arise where a lockdown is required. Mr. Cogswell conducted a parent evening …

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Health 101

The newest issue of Health 101 is now available. Click this link to check it out!! http://getsh101.com/lmhs.html Enjoy!!

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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High School Photography Exhibit

Lenox Post Office Window High School Photography November 1st – December 1st   The following high school students have pinhole photographs on display:  Sierra Besanceney, David Jakacky, Jr., Alex Jerez, Harrison Keator, Eva Lyon, Bobby Romeo, Zilian Santos, Ella Smith, Itzel Soriano and Josie Usow                   David …

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Give a Heart to Africa

This past week, members of S.A.V.E. conducted a series of fundraisers all with the aim of raising money for the foundation Give a Heart to Africa. These fundraisers were organized on behalf of Lenox alum and former S.A.V.E. member Lucy Schwartz, who is currently an active participant of Give a …

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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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Basic Rights in Special Education

The next workshop on Basic Rights in Special Education will be held on September 26, 2017 from 6 to 8 p.m. in the LMMHS library. This workshop will be presented by the Massachusetts Federation for Children with Special Needs. Refreshments will be served and child care will be available. All those …

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Pam Garramone – Guest speaker

What a great day!! Pam Garramone came and spoke to our Middle School students, our High School Students, then staff and parents after school. Her energy and lesson on happiness was well received and we all hope to take some of her happiness and pass it forward. Below are a …

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Happiness Boosters Family Event 9-5-17!!

Happiness Boosters – Science-based strategies to increase well-being and decrease stress Positive Psychology speaker and life coach, Pam Garramone, M.Ed., will present simple things you can do every day to increase happiness and well-being and decrease stress. Learn why and how “your brain on positive performs significantly better than on …

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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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Bus Routes

The 2017-2018 school year bus routes have been posted under the Family & Community menu   You may also click here: 2017-2018 Bus Routes

Class of 1967!

LMMHS welcomed the 50th reunion crew from the Class of 1967 for a building tour on Saturday, June 24th. They loved taking a stroll down memory lane and reminiscing about past experiences. We even saw a flashback in the gym with an old Basketball uniform!!           …

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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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Track – New England Champ!

Shannon Meisberger has taken the next step and won the 300 meter hurdle race at last weekend’s New England Championships!! Shannon will be competing this weekend at the Nationals in North Carolina. Good Luck Shannon!! Go Millionaires!!           

State Track Champion!!

Congratulations to Shannon Meisberger, LMMHS’ first ever track and field State Champion!! Shannon won the 400 meter hurdles at the State meet last weekend and will be competing in the New England Championships on Saturday, June 10.             Way to go Shannon!! Go Millionaires!!

Track Team Results!!

The Lenox Girls’ Track Team finished 2nd overall at the Western Mass Championship on Saturday at Mohawk Regional High School.  Shannon Meisberger was first in the 400 hurdles and the 200 meters, Maggie Sorrentino was first in the 800 meters, and Emma Jourdain finished first in the 2 mile.   Ellen Huth, Marion …

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Thank You LMMHS Faculty and Staff for Your Dedication to Student Success!

Please look into the link from US News and Reports about our school: https://www.usnews.com/education/best-high-chools/massachusetts/districts/lenox/lenox-memorial-high-9411 As Principal, I am very pleased to receive this recognition for the past four years. The following three points have been instrumental in maintaining a high performing school in our small community: First, I thank the Town of …

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Special Olympic Heroes!

On Wednesday, Lenox sent two athletes, Owen Ivas and Matthew Mikulski as well as 19 student volunteers and staff members to the Special Olympics held at Monument High School. Even though the day was a little damp, athletes and students had a great day as both athletes came back with …

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Teen marijuana use informational evening

On Thursday, May 11th, LMMHS will hold a parent evening in conjunction with the Berkshire United Way. The evening will run in the Duffin Theater from 6:30-8:00. We will discuss results from the Youth Risk Behavior Survey completed in the fall and hear from Mr. Rick Cresta talking about youth …

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LMMHS Collaboration with AIER

Career Day on Campus by Natalia Smirnova, PhD – Senior Research Fellow, Director of Education Daily Economy Wednesday, April 5, 2017 0 Comments AIER founder Col. E.C. Harwood encouraged the institute to apply John Dewey’s ideas on the education of young minds. In his book “How We Think” (1933), Dewey …

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MCAS 2.0: What Parents Need to Know

On March 30, I hosted a parent information night regarding MCAS 2.0 and the changes to standardized testing in Massachusetts.  For those who were unable to attend, you will find the PowerPoint from the evening posted here as well as the Commissioner’s memo to parents and the community regarding 2017 …

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Literacy is Fun at Morris!

Throughout the month of March, students and staff are participating in fun literacy events.  On March 3rd the students watched an incredible literacy-themed performance by Robert Rivest, who is a professional mime and performance artist.  On March 10 students came to Morris dressed as their favorite storybook character.  On March …

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Spring Sports

Spring Sports start on Monday, March 20th. As it is every spring, all times are subject to change depending on the weather. Below is a list of tentative practices for the first week. Parent/Athlete meeting with coaches on Monday, March 27th at 6:30 in the Duffin. All are required to …

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Donations – Well Done LMMHS!!

Thanks to everyone who donated to our Community Service Project last week for those in need. We were able to put together 74 complete care packages each including a toothbrush, 2 tubes of toothpaste, soap, a razor, shampoo, a comb, a deodorant and an emory board. We were able to …

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Princeton Prize on Race Relations

Congratulations to Talia Traversa who is in the running for the Princeton Prize on Race Relations for her leadership in the junior class, which hosted a panel of local experts on policing and race this past January. The prize honors students who have had a significant impact on race relations in their …

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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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Random Acts of Kindness

The Middle School has taken Random Acts of Kindness (RAKs) Week to a whole new level! This bulletin board is covered with envelopes full of various RAKs that students can pick and do during the next few weeks. The board will be up for the rest of February and we …

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6th Grade bringing a smile!

These cards were made by the 6th grade class to help cheer up the spirits of a young boy with leukemia named, Xavier. The 6th graders were very eager and excited to make these cards and bring a smile to his face. They went into the mail today!!

Preschool Screening!

It’s time for the annual Pre-School Open House and Screening! Open House All parents of three and four year-olds are encouraged to attend an Open House on March 7, 2017 at 6 p.m. at Morris Elementary School. The meeting will provide an opportunity for parents to meet the screening team and to sign …

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Speaker John Martin

LMMHS was fortunate to have John Martin speak to both the Middle and High school students in two separate presentations on January 30th. The link below will allow you to view the High School session with John. His discussion about the difference between being successful and being significant had us …

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Fun in Accounting Class

On January 30th, Natalia Smirnova, from the American Institute of Economic Research, came into Mrs. Barber’s accounting class to give them background knowledge and preparation on how stocks and bonds work in our economic system.  You can read the article published in the January 31st issue of  The Economist, “Learning as …

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All-Western Mass. 2016 Fall Athletes

Congratulations to our 2016 Fall Athletes for being named to All-Western Mass. or All-League/County Teams as published on masslive.com. You and your dedication make us all proud to be Lenox Millionaires! All-Western Mass. Division IV football:  Second Team  Michael Hurley, Lee All-Western Mass. Division III Golf:  First Team Matt Shields, Lenox — …

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Classics Day Trip

On Friday, January 20, Latin students from schools throughout the Berkshires and the Pioneer Valley spent the day at Mount Holyoke College participating in workshops and competitions relating to the history, language, and culture of ancient Rome and Greece. We are proud of all our Lenox students who participated, many …

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Junior class panel discussion

On Wednesday, January 18th, the junior class partook in a panel discussion exploring the relationship between policing and the Black Lives Matter Movement. Professionals from our community led the discussion: Chief Wynn – Pittsfield PD, Lt. Traversa – Pittsfield PD, Professor Stacy Evans – BCC, Professor Charles Park – BCC, Chief …

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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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