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!!

Two Hour Delay Monday February 13th

Due to weather conditions that have affected the area during the night, the Lenox Schools will open today with a two hour delay. Classes at LMMHS will begin today at 9:40 and classes at Morris will begin today at 10:40. All buses will run on a schedule that is two …

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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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Hannah Beckington in LA Youth Orchestra

LMMHS 9th Grader Hannah Beckington will be performing with the Youth Orchestra of Los Angeles as part of her music studies with Berkshire Children and Families’ Kids 4 Harmony in Los Angeles this weekend at a birthday celebration for Kitty Dukakis, wife of former MA Governor Michael Dukakis. Good luck …

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Health 101

The newest issue of Student Health 101 is now available on-line. Go to the link below and check it out. Enjoy the day!! http://getsh101.com/lmhs.html  

100th Career Point!!

Congratulations to LMMHS/Mount Everett’s Jake Corcoran, shown below in action last season, who earned his 100th career point on Saturday. Way to go Jake and thanks for representing Lenox with such pride on the Mount Everett Co-op Hockey Team!!

6th Grade Community Service

Special thanks to our 6th graders who took the time to make some other people smile just before the break. A small group of 12 students (randomly picked from the 30 that wanted to go!) went to Laurel Lake Nursing Home and performed a line dance demonstration with Ms. Burdsall …

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Immigration Workshop

An immigration workshop will be held on January 12 at 5:30 at Berkshire Community College. This workshop is for Berkshire immigrants who want to understand more about their rights now and under a new President. See attached flier. Immigration Workshop Flier  

Holiday Luncheon Assistance

MINI SCULPTURES ON DISPLAY AT THE LENOX POST OFFICE The seventh grade art students worked on creating centerpieces for the annual Lenox Community Center Seniors holiday luncheon during the first two weeks in December. This service-learning project inspired the artists to use a variety of materials for their mini sculptures …

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Computer Science Education

Students at Morris and LMMHS computer classes participated in the Hour of Code, which was a week-long international global movement for Computer Science Education and Code.org that invited students K-12 to participate in a one-hour introduction to computer science along with millions of students from over 180 countries.  Six students from LMMHS–Ann Barber’s Exploring Computer Science class (grades 9-12)–visited the Morris …

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Quiz Team

On Saturday, December 10th, our High School Quiz Team had its qualifying match on As Schools Match Wits.  Pictured above and representing Lenox against Suffield High School were Joseph Bouvier (alternate), Connor Ellrodt, Shon Loftus, Elias Williams, Megan Gamache, and Marguerite Yee (alternate).  It was an exciting match.  Our team …

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Fuel Fund totals!

Thank you so much to everyone who was able to donate to assist the Lenox Fuel Fund with spare change and dollar bills. We were able to raise $454 over the couple days which will all be donated to Thelma’s Little Fund to assist our Community of Lenox this winter. …

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Lenox Fuel Fund

Donations will be accepted today, tonight at the band concert, and tomorrow to assist “Thelma’s Little Fund” in town to help elderly who have difficulty affording heat this winter. Every little bit helps, so bring some loose change and help out!

Sportsmanship Summit

Riley Burke, Noah Hunter and Morgan Levesque presented at the Berkshire County Leadership Summit this year. Their topic was “Having a Positive Attitude and Bringing it to Your Team!” Their presentation was well received and we appreciate their representing LMMHS in such a great way!! Thanks for your service!!

Health 101

Hello All, The newest issue of Student Health 101 is now available on-line. Go to the link below and check it out. Enjoy!! http://getsh101.com/lmhs.html Mr. Cogswell

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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National Blue Ribbon School Celebration!!!

Earlier this month, Mr. Lee, Ms. Kennedy, and I traveled to Washington D.C. to receive the National Blue Ribbon School award.  We attended a two-day conference and ceremony with all the other winners from around the country.  It was very professionally rewarding to spend a few days with educators representing …

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Blood Drive

The National Honor Society and the Red Cross would like to thank everyone who assisted with the Blood Drive by giving blood, passing the word or helping out.  Their goal was 28 people, there were 32 sign ups, 30 donors registered, with only 2 deferrals (great job!), and we collected …

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Sock Drive

Have some SOLE!! LMMHS is holding a sock drive this week to help the homeless. Any new men’s or women’s socks can be brought to school this week and placed in the collection boxes in the main lobby. The donated items will then be given to area shelters in time …

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Taekwondo Graduation!

On the evening of November 11 grade 3-5 students and their families filled the gymnasium to participate in graduation ceremonies for the taekwondo residency that has been running for the past 8 weeks in Physical Education classes at Morris Elementary School.  Master Son and his assistants from U.S. Taekwondo have been …

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LMMHS Mock Election Results

LMMHS held a mock election on Monday, 11/7 to see how our results matched up with the State and Country. You can read all about the State and National results in the paper or on-line. Check in with your student to see how they voted and talk about why. Here …

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Busy Week Ahead!!

This is a very busy week for our extra-curricular students. Please spend the week enjoying their efforts!! Monday, 11/7 – Girls’ Soccer at home, WMass Quarterfinals vs. Hopkins Academy at 6:00 ($5 students and $7 adults) Tuesday, 11/8 – Boys’ Soccer at home, WMass Quarterfinals vs. Hopkins Academy at 6:00 …

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Health 101

Hello All, The newest issue of Student Health 101 is now available on-line. Go to the link below and check it out. Enjoy the afternoon!! http://getsh101.com/lmhs.html Mr. Cogswell

Athletic Accomplishments

Congratulations to our the Girls’ Soccer team who has won the Southern Division Title, the Girls’ Cross Country Running Team who was crowned the Berkshire County Champs and the Volleyball team who won their first ever Southern Division Title. Our Boys’ Soccer team has also clinched at least a tie …

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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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Pumpkin Decorating!!

Such a great time when our Peer Education Mentors and their 6th Graders get together to decorate pumpkins!! We had 100 students involved Wednesday and Thursday enjoying each others company and sharing stories!! The pictures here are a snapshot of some of the fantastic creations!!

2016 National Blue Ribbon School!!!

Morris Elementary School is proud to be named a 2016 National Blue Ribbon School!  Back in January, I received notice that we were nominated by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) to receive this award.  By March, I had submitted a lengthy application on behalf of our …

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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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Health 101

Hello All, The newest issue of Student Health 101 is now available on-line. Go to the link below and check it out. Enjoy the day!! http://getsh101.com/lmhs.html Mr. Cogswell

It Can Wait Campaign

Don’ Text and Drive!! That was the message sent on Thursday to all students, staff and parents that attended school and Back-to-School Night. If you would like to see the short video shown during the day, click the link below (not to worry, it is not graphic at all – …

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Stop Hunger Now

Following through on a project initiated by Junior Matthew Heim, our Boys’ and Girls’ soccer teams combined with the group Stop Hunger Now and raised enough money to put together over 10,000 meals to help feed the hungry. On Sunday, September 11, the teams met in the LMMHS cafeteria and …

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Welcome to 2016-2017!

After a busy summer that included the addition of new staff and students, some major facilities projects and some important curriculum and program development, we’re back for another year of learning and growth. My initial read on the start of the school year is very positive. Teachers and students I …

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