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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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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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!!           

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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!!

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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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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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