Weekly Message – Dec 7th

Dear Colleagues, The Lenox Public Schools Strategic Plan under the section titled School Climate, expects that LPS students will be offered an opportunity to take a leadership role in identifying areas for services and creating service activities. In that effort, I am creating a Superintendent’s Student Cabinet. The Cabinet’s mission…

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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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Weekly Message – Nov 30th

Dear Colleagues, I hope that you had a nice Thanksgiving with family and friends!  The district is considering changing the school calendar to include an additional five 1/2 days of school for the purpose of teacher/staff professional development and collaboration.  During our budget meetings with LMMHS Department Chairs this week,…

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Volunteer Facilitator Position

The Southern Berkshire Educational Futures (SBEF) group is an informal collaboration among the Berkshire Hills, Lee, Lenox and Southern Berkshire Regional School Districts. The group is composed of school committee members and superintendents and has been meeting regularly. SBEF is seeking a skilled and thoughtful volunteer facilitator to support monthly…

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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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Calendar 2019-2020

The district is contemplating adding five additional 1/2 days to the calendar beginning next year. The purpose is to provide teachers with time to collaborate with each other and/or to participate in district wide professional development. Please share with us your thoughts regarding this matter below. THANK YOU!! Click here…

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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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Berkshire SuperGenarians

Hall Walking in the Lenox Public Schools Is Up and Running! (OK—it’s up and walking.) Implementing a suggestion from Berkshire SuperGenarian co-founders (and Lenox residents), Mary Jane Incorvia Mattina and Francine Weinberg, the Lenox Public Schools Department encourages residents to keep fit inside even if there is snow, rain or…

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Weekly Message – Nov 9th

Dear Colleagues, Some of you may have read an article in the Berkshire Eagle on Thursday evening regarding a message sent by me to parents on Friday evening to prepare them for the presence of state and local police and fire at both LMMHS and Morris Elementary School on Monday.…

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Quiz Team fun!

Lenox Competes at Super Sunday Congratulations to High School Quiz Team members Isaac Tabakin, Erin Czelusniak, Harry Albert and Paige Looney who represented LMMHS at Super Sunday On November 4th.  Super Sunday is the qualifying event for the 10th Annual High School Quiz Show which airs on WGBH in Boston.  Pictured…

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Fall sport teams qualify!!

Our fall sport season has been very successful. Below is the schedule for the upcoming Western Mass tournament games for our fall athletes. Congrats to our golf team who recently placed third in the WMass championship as well! Go Millionaires!! Monday, November 5th #5 Volleyball vs. #4 Turner’s Falls –…

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Halloween at LMMHS

We had a couple sets of twins at school on Halloween plus a group of seniors were in the “Spirit” as well! Thanks to all of the students who celebrated appropriately today at LMMHS!!           Harry Potter in grade 6 and 12!                        Our school’s School Resource Officers!!   Seniors in…

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Weekly Message – Oct 26th

Dear Colleagues, I am excited to share with you a new program being implemented a LMMHS this school year. The Peer Training Program which is sponsored by the Anti -Defamation League (ADL) – World of Difference Institute, will enhance LMMHS’s communication and reinforcement of its core values (Six Pillars of…

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Mandated Health Screenings

The Health Office nurses at both Morris Elementary and LMMHS are currently conducting state mandated health screenings. Depending on the grade of your student, these screenings may include vision, hearing, postural, height/weight/BMI. Parents will receive a referral letter for those students who are found to have concerning results, and asked…

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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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