Community Service Thank You!!

LMMHS had a Community Service Challenge during the Lenox Open Week. We collected quarters to help a program called Laundry Love. This program allows people who cannot afford the use of a laundromat to use the quarters and be able to clean their clothes. We challenged LMMHS staff and students…

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WOW!! Look at this Fall update!!

WOW!! What an amazing two weeks for our students and athletes at LMMHS.  Here is the incredible list of their accomplishments over the last two weeks! Our Shakespeare production by our students, support staff, and directors on Thursday and Friday evening last week was magnificent! They will be performing again…

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SUPERINTENDENT SEARCH

Announcement The Lenox School Committee invites outstanding educators to apply for the position of Superintendent of Schools. The successful candidate is expected to build upon the many strengths of the system, respecting the participatory roles of parents and staff in the educational process, but bringing a personal vision of excellence…

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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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LMMHS Art Exhibit

Opening with the Lenox Library “A Day at Hogwarts,” the exhibit continues throughout the month. Stop in at the Welles Gallery to see the beautiful paintings of the LMMHS 7th and 10th grade art students, Advanced Placement and the High School’s National Art Honor Society visual arts students. Check out…

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Cold and Flu Season

As we enter the cold weather, and the holiday season, we also begin to see increase in illnesses. Colds and stomach illnesses have been fairly common this fall; however, we are just beginning to see an increase in lengthy illness, with students being diagnosed with bronchitis, pneumonia and croup, in…

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Spaghetti Supper Cancelled for Wednesday

The Spaghetti Supper listed below scheduled for Wednesday has been cancelled. If you have any questions please contact Ms. Bainbridge at LMMHS   What: Spaghetti Dinner and Bingo Fundraiser for Spain Trip 2020 Where: LMMHS Cafeteria When: Wednesday, October 30th from 5pm-8pm Cost: $10/person or $45/(immediate) family of 5+ Anything else?…

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School health screenings

The school nurses at both Morris and LMMHS will begin doing state mandated health screenings on students. Please contact the school nurse if you wish to exempt your student from participating in school health screenings this year.  

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Spaghetti Supper Fundraiser

What: Spaghetti Dinner and Bingo Fundraiser for Spain Trip 2020 Where: LMMHS Cafeteria When: Wednesday, October 30th from 5pm-8pm Cost: $10/person or $45/(immediate) family of 5+ Anything else? There will be BINGO games and opportunities to win some cool Lenox Merchandise! Save yourself from cooking dinner midweek, come and go as…

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Harry Potter at the Wells Gallery

The Lenox Memorial High School/ National Art Honor Society, as well as other talented art students, have been working on the Harry Potter theme art at the Wells Gallery with Harry Potter paintings. Art students had an abundance of ideas they carried out and did a fantastic job. We will…

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Crazy Sock Day

Thanks to everyone who participated in Crazy Sock Day today! Haddad Dealerships will be making a donation in our honor to help out Khali Zabian, the recent Lee HS graduate who is on a long road to recovery from a car accident this past summer. Here are a few pics…

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The Printed Image: Middle and High School Exhibit

The Printed Image: Middle and High School Exhibit Sponsored by the Massachusetts Art Education Association Monday, September 30-Friday, November 15, 2019 9 am-5 pm Monday- Friday @ the Massachusetts State Transportation Building Boston, MA Participating LMMHS students: Julianne Harwood Fiona Mathews Teagan Far Anja Doherty Branden Hyte Alexandra Jerez Dylan Tyer…

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Athletic Reminders

As we are getting into the heart of our fall athletic season, a couple of reminders for our fans. There are no dogs allowed on our athletic fields during contests or practices. Please listen and be respectful to our staff if they ask you to bring your dog off premises.…

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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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2019-2020 School Reminders

Welcome back to a new school year. Overall, the Health Offices at both schools are in great shape, however we are still missing some important medical documents. Please be sure to send in updated emergency forms, medication forms for Over the Counter and Prescription medications. Please read the reminders below…

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Parent Forum at LMMHS

LMMHS will be hosting speaker Ashley Olafsen on Tuesday, September 3 starting at 6:30 pm in the Duffin Theater. Her topic of conversation will be: Bridging the Gap Between Parents and Teens: How to Help Students Navigate. A quick synopsis of her talk is below. Students and staff will be…

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Important Reminder from the Health Office

Parents, Guardians and Students, Please plan to pick up all remaining medications from the Health Office at either Morris or LMMHS. All expired medications, Epipens and Inhalers not picked up by the last day of school will be properly disposed of. Please call school Health Office nurses to make special…

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Former Lenox Custodian Grand Marshall

Former LMMHS Head Custodian Denton Smith was Grand Marshall of this year’s Memorial Day parade in Lee! Denton served in the Navy and was at LMMHS for many years. He also started the Custodial Cup Golf Tournament which raises money for senior scholarships every year. Thank you, Denton, for your…

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Quiz Team County Champs!!

At the end of April, Lenox hosted the final monthly meet of the Berkshire County Quiz League.  Seven schools from throughout the county competed this school year – Monument, Lee, Lenox, Pittsfield, Taconic, Wahconah and BArT.  Over the school year, Lenox won 17 of its 21 matches – an impressive accomplishment –…

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Save a Life Tour

On May 8th, the Save A Life Tour came to LMMHS and talked with all juniors and seniors about the dangers of driving distracted and under the influence. Special thanks to the sponsors of the event: Berkshire United Way, Walmart, Lee Bank, Adams Bank, Canyon Ranch and Kimball Farms. Students…

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ADL Applications available for next year

ADL Peer Leadership Program Accepting Applications  The Anti-Defamation League Peer Leadership program is accepting applications now through Friday, May 24th for the 2019-2020 school year. If you are interested in mentoring eighth grade students on fostering tolerance and diversity at LMMHS please pick up an application in the Main Office.…

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5th Grade Parent Night

Parent Orientation for our current 5th graders will be Thursday, May 30, at 5:30 pm in the Duffin Theater at LMMHS.  Parents will have an opportunity to meet our Principal, Michael Knybel, our Assistant Principal, Brian Cogswell, the 6th grade teachers, and Dave Hilfinger, the middle school guidance counselor.  You…

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Health Office Reminders

Morris parents and guardians, please remember that all students entering Kindergarten and 4th grade are required to provide an updated physical exam and immunization record before the start of the 2019-2020 school year. With the arrival of warmer weather, we begin to spend more time outside, enjoying walks, playing in…

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Spring Reminders

With spring quickly approaching, I wanted to reach out to families with a few health reminders. It is my hope that Flu season is behind us; however, I continue to see nasal congestion, Strep Throat, some pneumonia and students with gastrointestinal issues.  Please remember that good health habits are often…

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Flu Information

Although the Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported a slight decrease in flu last week, January 18th, our Health Offices in the district continue to see confirmed cases. Below you will find some information obtained from Mass.gov. Common symptoms of flu are nasal congestion, cough, and sore throat, which can be interpreted…

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Quiz Team Champions!

The Lenox high school quiz team got up nice and early and had an outstanding showing at this year’s Blender Bowl.  The single-day quiz team competition featured 16 teams from 10 high schools.  Lenox had 3 teams compete with success – one team was the eventual champion, our second team…

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NHS Student Trivia Night at Kimball Farms

The National Honor Society presented a Trivia Night to residents at Kimball Farms this past Tuesday night.  Students derived questions ahead of time, took turns asking questions, and others joined the four teams of residents that were competing. Kimball Farms provided a delicious dinner and students and residents alike had…

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6th Grade Culminating Event

The 6th Grade and their teachers enjoyed a culminating event of their Folk Tale Unit by sharing international recipes. Foods were enjoyed as was the information about the Country of origin of each recipe. The event was a combination of work completed in English, Social Studies, Math and Science by…

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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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Tiered Focused Monitoring Notice

During the week of January 28, 2019 the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education’s Office of Public School Monitoring (PSM) will conduct a Tiered Focused Monitoring Review of the Lenox Public Schools. The Office of Public School Monitoring visits each district and charter school every three years to monitor compliance…

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Congratulations to the Music program!!

At the beginning of December, eighteen of our students auditioned for the Massachusetts Music Educator Association’s Western Junior District Festival. Students in Grades 6-9 are eligible to audition for these ensembles. Congratulations to the following students who were accepted. Concert Band April Harwood-Trumpet and Piper Maxymillian-Trumpet Orchestra Juan Manrique-Violin and Etta…

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Health Update

LMMHS had several reports of positive flu diagnoses this week, and over the past several weeks, both Morris Elementary and LMMHS have seen an increased number of students being diagnosed with pneumonia. This is also the time of year that Strep Throat is also prevalent. Armed with this information, I…

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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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Pep Rally!!

Thanks to the HS Student Council for organizing a pep rally for the entire student body the day before the Thanksgiving break. There was lots of energy and finished with a volleyball game between the senior winning team of the Lenox Open and the Faculty All-Stars – seniors won 25-23!!…

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Happy Thanksgiving!

The students at LMMHS took the time last week to color 171 Happy Thanksgiving Day cards. They will be dropped off at Kimball Farms for their residents to share the joy of the day. Thanks to all of the LMMHS students who did some quality coloring making the cards!! Happy…

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