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!

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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!!

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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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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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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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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!!

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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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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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Congratulations Alessandra and Patrick

With the high school sports season coming to a close, MassLive has compiled a list of the top male and female athletes at each school in our coverage area. These players were chosen based on their performance throughout the entire 2015-16 school year, so some are multi-sport standouts, while others…

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Wmass Title!!

Congratulations to our Varsity Baseball team who knocked off McCann Tech and won their first Western Massachusetts Division IV Title since 1971!! Go Millionaires!!              Photo courtesy of Coach Tyer

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Athletic excitement!

Congratulations to Shannon Meisberger who finished 2nd in the New England Championships this weekend in the 300 meter hurdles. Well Done!! Also good luck our baseball team who will be playing for the Western Mass title for the first time since 1971 this afternoon (Monday, June 13th) at 5:00 at…

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Strategic Planning Surveys

Welcome to the 2016 Strategic Planning Survey for the Lenox Public Schools. These surveys have been created to assess our district’s annual progress towards goals identified in the 2015-2020 Strategic Plan. Separate surveys have been created for different groups of people in our school community. Students, Parents, Staff, and Community…

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Thank You Retirees!

As I reflect on the school year during these final few weeks of school, I feel a sense of satisfaction that ours is a public school system that works, consistently bringing students to a high level of achievement. I feel a sense of gratitude for the efforts of many people…

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34th annual Berkshire County Seventh Grade Writing Contest

Seventh graders Alexa Daigle, Jacob Fanto, Harrison Keator, Linden Niedeck, Sarah Sample, Rachel Tanzman, and Katherine Villinski were recently selected to represent LMMHS in the 34th annual Berkshire County Seventh Grade Writing Contest at Nessacus Middle School. Participants had ninety minutes in which to creatively and articulately address the topic…

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Seniors Last Day

Today was the last day of classes for the LMMHS Class of 2016. Congratulations to all seniors and best wishes on your finals! Thank you seniors for a wonderful last day, your style and class are commendable! I wish everyone a happy and safe long weekend.

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Presenting “Screenagers” May 25 at 6:30

The Wellness Committee of the Lenox Schools is pleased to present Screenagers, a documentary film about teens, media, and growing up in the digital age.  Screenagers deals with the topic of screen time and how technology use is impacting the lives of today’s young people.  It is an important topic…

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Art Display at the Welles gallery

A showcase of LMMHS student art work will be on display at the Welles Gallery located at the Lenox Library from May 7th through May 28. The exhibit includes a wide variety of artwork as well as all of the logo submissions from the Lenox 250th logo contest. Click on…

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Students get a taste of Accounting at UMass

A group of students from Ann Barber’s class were able to see what accounting is all about at a conference at UMass. They were able to think about whether they might like to follow that path in their next steps. See the article from iBerkshires at: http://www.iberkshires.com/story/51799/Lenox-Students-Get-Taste-of-Accounting-as-a-Career.html

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Teacher Appreciation Week!

In honor of Teacher Appreciation Week, our parents organized a WONDERFUL breakfast and lunch buffet for our faculty and staff!! Such a great partnership between our parents and school! The cards on the wall are words from our students that describe our teachers – Awesome, great, nice, supportive, smart, fun,…

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Pro-Active Lenox

Students from the 10th Grade and Advisor Mrs. Pignatelli assisted Pro-Active Lenox with their Bottle Drive this past weekend. The group helped to replenish Thelma’s Fund which helps families in Lenox and LenoxDale who struggle to meet their needs. If you would like to make a donation to Thelma’s Fund,…

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UPDATED; Class of 2016 College Acceptance List as of April 25th, 2016

Congratulations Class of 2016 Bates College Becker College Berkshire Community College Boston College Boston University Bryant University Bryn Mawr College Case Western Reserve University Central Connecticut State University Champlain College Clark University Coastal Carolina University Colby College Colgate University College of Charleston College of the Atlantic Connecticut College Dickinson College…

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