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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Clothing Drive

Thanks to everyone who donated slightly used clothing to help 8th Grader Lucy McMahon and the Project 351 clothing drive for Cradles to Crayons. As a school, we were able to put together 8 large garbage bags of items that Lucy dropped off over the weekend. The LMMHS Community continues…

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Congratulations to quiz team members!

Lenox competed this past weekend in the quarterfinals of As Schools Match Wits and defeated Rockville, a Connecticut High School, by a score of 245 to 95. They advanced to the semifinals, and lost against a very strong Mt. Greylock team. Congratulations to quiz team members, Quincy Els, Eli Williams,…

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Pinwheel Project Video

The Students as Voices for Empowerment (SAVE) Club at LMMHS finished off the Pinwheel Project with a quick video showing the nearly 16,000 pinwheels that turned into a donation of almost $32,000 to the Syrian refugee children involved with the International Rescue Committee’s Healing Classrooms and The Bezos Family Foundation.…

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Free Webinar: Secondary Transitions for Students with Disabilities

The Arc of Massachusetts and the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education are collaborating to present a free webinar on Secondary Transition for families next Wednesday, April 13, 2016, from 12 – 1 PM. The webinar will be recorded and archived on the ArcMass website. Registration: https://arcmass.webex.com/mw3000/mywebex/default.do?siteurl=arcmass Webinar Information: Topic:  …

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UPDATED; Class of 2016 College Acceptance List as of April 8th, 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 Connecticut College Dickinson College Drexel University Elon…

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Pennies For Patients

The National Honor Society spent a week collecting donations from students, staff and parents to send to Pennies For Patients. Thank you to everyone who donated as they were able to raise $502.09!! Well done LMMHS!!!!

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A New Website

Greetings from the Lenox Public Schools! My name is Timothy Lee. I have worked in the Lenox schools since 2008, six years as principal of Morris Elementary and a year and a half as district superintendent. I’d like to welcome you to our recently re-built website. Much of the content…

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