Weekly Message – Oct 12th

I would like to take a moment to update you regarding our school security efforts this year. First, our building administrators accompanied me at ALICE (Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter, and Evacuate) training this summer. For some it was a review and for others, like myself, it was an eye opening…

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Weekly Message – Oct 5th

Increasingly, it seems that we as educators are encountering students with higher levels of anxiety, depression, suicide ideation, and overall fragility. Given these increases in mental health conditions across the Commonwealth and the nation, NPR did a segment regarding the issue this past week. The NPR guests were Greg Lukianoff…

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Weekly Message – Sept 28th

Dear Colleagues, Happy Friday to you all on this very raw afternoon. For me, the past couple weeks have been filled with community members coming forth to tell me their stories of “bullying” in the Lenox Public Schools and to offer their support and words of wisdom for moving forward.…

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International Day of Peace

September 21st is the International Day of Peace as recognized by the United Nations. The announcements below were read over the PA during the morning announcements. The pictures are our pinwheels for peace bulletin boards! El día de paz internacional es un día para celebrar y esperar para comunicación y…

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“DIRT” performance

Students at LMMHS were able to see John Morello on Thursday, September 20th perform his show entitled “Dirt.” The presentation touches on topics like drugs, bullying and how the actions of one person can have an impact on people around them whether they know them or not. Students loved the…

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Illness Alert

Both the Health Office at Morris and at LMMHS have been seeing an increase in illnesses over the past week. At Morris we have been seeing students with fevers, colds and viral illnesses, while at LMMHS we have been seeing students with colds, a stomach virus, and Strep Throat, but…

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Flower pot sale

Last year, students in the Art Department decorated a number of flower pots to enhance the curb appeal throughout town. They will be auctioning off the flower pots during the Apple Squeeze this weekend! Proceeds will benefit the Lenox Art Students. Check them out and get your bids in soon!!

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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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Weekly Message – Sept 17th

Dear Colleagues, I hope everyone is settling into the school year. Every year, school districts across the Commonwealth host “Back to School Nights”. Each year, I attend these events as a school administrator then I shed my administrator’s hat and attend these nights as a parent. And each year, I…

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It Can Wait Pledge

On Thursday, September 13th, the students, staff and families of LMMHS had an opportunity to make a pledge to be safe drivers/passengers and pledge not to text and drive or tell their drivers not to text and drive. By the picture below, it is obvious we had great participation!! If…

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Back to School Night

Teaching and learning is off to a great start at LMMHS. We are delighted to invite Parents and Guardians to attend Back-to-School Night on Thursday, September 13, 2018, from 6:30 to 8:25 p.m. to hear first-hand about the exciting learning opportunities their children will experience this school year. Back-to-School Night…

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News from the Health Office

Welcome back school community! It has been wonderful to see smiling, laughing, healthy students engaging with faculty and friends. I want to thank the families who have sent in medical forms, immunizations, and emergency form updates. For those students with Asthma or Severe Allergies, please remember to send in Asthma…

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Welcome Back!

Dear Parents and Guardians, I would like to take this opportunity to say I am honored and excited to be selected as your next Superintendent of Schools. My guiding principle as your Superintendent is based on the belief that every child can and will attain the education and skills necessary…

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Here we go!!

We look forward to starting school next week!! 6th graders are invited for an orientation on Wednesday, August 29th to meet their mentors and get a look around the school. This orientation will run from 11:00-12:00 and will start in the cafeteria. All students will be starting classes on Thursday,…

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Campus Beautification Day

Thank you to the people who were able to join us on Thursday, August 16th for the Campus Beautification Day!! We were joined by a group of students, parents and staff who weeded, moved plants and spread mulch to spruce up the grounds before everyone comes back next week. The…

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Morris Health Services

We are very excited to announce that parents can now find updates, as well as download Health Forms from the Morris Website! You can find us listed under Departments and Services as Health Services. Here are a few reminders as you begin to think about preparing for the start of…

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LMMHS Health Services

We are very excited to announce that students and parents can now find updates, as well as download Health Forms from the LMMHS Website! You can find us listed under Departments and Services as Health Services. Here are a few reminders as you begin to think about preparing for the…

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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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State Senate Citation

Today, I would like to thank the LMMHS Community for the hard work and commitment I see day-in and day-out to make the education of the Lenox Memorial Middle and High School grades 6-12 one of the best in the state and nation. That being said, it is my pleasure to share with you…

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Self-Portrait Project

In conjunction with the Bezos Family Foundation, the SAVE group assisted in sponsoring a self-portrait project. The event asked any student who was interested to draw a self-portrait and turn it in. The Bezos Family Foundation will donate $3 for each one done to finance the Facing Differences Challenge raising…

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Special Olympics fun!

Our Special Olympians had a great day running, throwing and jumping at Monument Mountain in the annual Special Olympic Day on May 2nd. The weather was perfect and they had a great time! LMMHS also had a number of HS volunteers that went to help for the day encouraging and…

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Student Art Show

Join some of our student’s art work at the Good Purpose Gallery at 40 Main Street in Lee between 10:00 and 4:00 (closed on Tuesdays). Art will be on exhibit until May 8th. There will be an opening reception Friday, April 13th from 6:30-8:30. Check out the amazing work!! Left…

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As Schools Match Wits

Congratulations to our high school quiz team.  They competed on As Schools Match Wits on Saturday, March 24.  You can tune in to WGBY, channel 12 at 7pm, on Saturday, April 14th to see how well they did against Hampshire Regional. Go Millionaires!!

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State Sportsmanship Award Winner!

Congratulations to senior Jake Corcoran who was presented the State Sportsmanship Award for his efforts in Hockey playing on the Mount Everett team. He was given the award on the Bruin’s bench by Cam Neely, former Bruin Star. This picture below show Jake with Cam. Well done, Jake. You have…

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Care Packages for the Homeless

During Spirit Week, LMMHS collected items to put together care packages for the local homeless shelters. Each bag contains shampoo, deodorant, a razor, soap, a comb, toothbrush, toothpaste and a wash cloth. The Student Council put together 118 full packages, 34 bags with soap, toothbrush and toothpaste, 20 with toothpaste…

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Student Walkout

Some students and staff at LMMHS walked out of their classes today (March 14th) at 10:00 in support of the National Student Walkout in response to the school shootings at Stoneman Douglas HS in Parkland, Florida. Students spoke about school safety and having their voices heard regarding gun laws. Representative…

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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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Vote for Alice as MassLive Athlete of the Week

Please cast your vote for Alice Najimy as The MassLive Athlete of the Week from the following link: http://www.masslive.com/athlete-of-the-week/index.ssf/2018/02/masslive_athlete_of_the_week_v_83.html Alice Najimy, Lenox basketball — Despite missing 12 games last season due to an ACL injury, Najimy still closed out the regular season in 2017-18 by scoring her 1,000th career point…

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Early Childhood Information

Important Upcoming Events for Lenox Residents: Open House- Tuesday, March 6th at 6 P.M.: An opportunity to visit our preschool and kindergarten classrooms and hear about our programs. Kindergarten registration –Friday, March 16, 9-2: Required registration date for Lenox residents whose children will be age 5 by September 1, 2018. Kindergarten…

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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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Hat and Mitten Drive

Hat and Mitten Drive The Student Ambassadors will be participating in a Service Challenge through the MIAA. They will be collecting winter hats and mittens to distribute to those in need. Between now and January 10 you can get into any basketball game free by donating a hat AND mittens…

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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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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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