Basic Rights: Evaluation and Eligibility

Basic Rights: Evaluation and Eligibility provides an introduction of the complex special education laws and procedures. Basic Rights Eligibility Virtual Workshop – English Basic Rights Eligibility Virtual Workshop – Spanish Starting from: Thursday, 21 October 2021 6:30 pmNext dates and times: You are too late – it is all over!

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OUTDOOR MASK REQUIREMENT FOR STUDENTS RESCINDED

This is William Cameron, the Lenox Supt. of Schools. Yesterday Gov. Charlie Baker announced that, effective today, May 18, Pre-K, elementary, middle, and high school students no longer have to wear masks when outdoors, even if distance cannot be maintained.  The Governor stated that this new guidance applies to recess,…

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Strategic Planning Committee Virtual Presentation

The Strategic Planning Committee held a virtual presentation of the Lenox Public Schools Strategic Plan 2021-2026 on Thursday evening, April 29, at 7:00 p.m. The link to the strategic plan document is: Here The link for the recording of the presentation is: https://us02web.zoom.us/rec/share/wxMoz867riUN4KoMCHkupY8n_9jeyFrUCPg4EkiqE8go6IA19E4hoZ0z-hlqFwNG.yY0jVm9OhKNXAK6S Access Passcode: PV4!^$LY  

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UPADTED LINK FOR TONIGHT’S SCHOOL COMMITTEE MEETING

Hi there, You are invited to a Zoom webinar. When: May 4, 2021 06:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Topic: School Committee Candidate Forum Please click the link below to join the webinar: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88162165916?pwd=OVpIcWVEWjFjVm5XeVJNeC81SmZmUT09 Passcode: 335654 Or One tap mobile : US: +13126266799,,88162165916# or +19292056099,,88162165916# Or Telephone: Dial(for higher…

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PROCEDURES FOR SECURING HOME- OR HOSPITAL-BASED TUTORING FOR A STUDENT WITH DOCUMENTED MEDICAL REASONS FOR BEING ABSENT FROM SCHOOL

A Lenox Public Schools student, who, for documented medical reasons, is confined to home or a hospital for fourteen (14) school days or more during the school year, is entitled to receive home/hospital educational services as described under 603 CMR 28.03(3)(c), which states: Upon receipt of a physician’s written order…

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OUT-OF-STATE HEALTH & SAFETY TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS

OUT-OF-STATE HEALTH & SAFETY TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS FOR STUDENT & STAFF, SPRING 2021 This is William Cameron, the Superintendent of Schools in Lenox.  You will receive both a voice and a text message via School Messenger of what I announce here. Parents, guardians, and Lenox Public School employees have justifiably requested information…

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L.M.M.H.S TO BE FULLY REMOTE AT LEAST THROUGH 4/9

LMMHS will be closed to staff and the general student population through Friday, April 9, 2021.  A meeting took place this morning involving the Massachusetts Dept. of Labor Standards; Gem Environmental, Inc. which is performing the work of containing and removing what all are treating as material containing asbestos; EcoGenesis,…

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Informational Parent Meeting Tonight, March 23rd

Tonight at 6:30 p.m. Dr. Cameron, Nurse Shove and Principal Kelley will hold an informational parent meeting for Morris Elementary School families regarding the return to full-time in-person instruction on April 5th.  Please click the link below to join the webinar. https://us02web.zoom.us/s/87062473585 Last week’s pool testing went smoothly. We tested…

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L.M.M.H.S TO BE FULLY REMOTE THROUGH 3/26/21

This is William Cameron, the Superintendent of Schools in Lenox. At approximately 6:00 PM you will receive a voice message via School Messenger of what I announce here. When I contacted you regarding the closing of LMMHS for asbestos abatement I said that that it was our aspiration to resume…

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LMMHS FULLY REMOTE FROM TUESDAY 3/16/21!

This is William Cameron, the Superintendent of Schools in Lenox.  In addition to a School Messenger call, you will have received already an e-mail version of this message sent this afternoon.  This message will also be posted on the LMMHS and district websites. Circumstances change plans.  It had originally been my intention to…

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LMMHS Fully Remote from 3/17/21 through 3/22/21

Lenox Memorial Middle & High School will switch to fully remote learning starting Wednesday, March 17.  We expect to resume in-person instruction at LMMHS on Tuesday, March 23.  The reason we are taking this action is explained in what follows. About two weeks ago we closed LMMHS to in-person instruction…

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Student/Staff Pooled Testing

Parents of students under the age of 18, students 18 or older, and all employees of the Lenox Public Schools are receiving today a copy of a consent form to use for participation in pooled testing for the COVID-19 virus.  Broad participation in weekly pooled testing by students and school employees will help make…

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PK & K Q&A Zoom Sessions Tonight March 11th.

Parents with children preparing to enter Pre-Kindergarten (age three by Sept. 1) or Kindergarten (age five by Sept. 1) are invited to bring any questions they may have to these sessions hosted by our Faculty and Administration. The links for the meetings are below: . PRE-Kindergarten: Thursday, March 11. 6:00-7:00…

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Kindergarten Screenings April 5th & 6th

April 5th & 6th: Kindergarten Screening: A 45-minute appointment will be scheduled to help determine your student’s level and needs for placement in the fall. This process will include a comprehensive screening of skills, hearing and vision.  Teachers, health staff, and specialists will be looking at early communication and language…

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LMMHS is Teaching Fully Remote Tomorrow

LMMHS is Teaching Fully Remote Tomorrow! You received an email and call from Dr. Cameron regarding tomorrow, Wednesday March 3, being a fully remote school day. We wanted to clarify the schedule. All students will learn remotely for the day and follow a normal Wednesday time schedule. 8:00-9:00 – Period E…

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LENOX PUBLIC SCHOOLS CLOSED ON JANUARY 29, 2021

This is William Cameron, the Superintendent of Schools in Lenox.    An e-mail version of this message is being sent to you.  In addition, a copy of this message will appear on the websites of the Lenox Public Schools, Morris, Elementary School, and Lenox Memorial Middle and High School.  The National Weather Service is predicting that…

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The Special Education Parent Advisory Council (SEPAC)

The Department of  Student Services is currently looking for SEPAC Parent Representatives.  The Lenox SEPAC is a district-wide, state-mandated volunteer organization supporting Lenox students with disabilities and special needs. All parents and guardians of Lenox students who receive special education services are encouraged to become involved in SEPAC so together…

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SCHOOL CANCELLATION FOR DECEMBER 17, 2020

   This is William Cameron, Superintendent of the Lenox Public Schools.  In addition to this voice message, you will receive a written copy by e-mail.  The text of this message will also appear on the District’s website, as well as on the Morris and LMMHS websites.       I am calling…

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Canvas Login

Starting Wednesday morning we have changed the Canvas login. Staff and students will now see a maroon login page and  will have to scroll down and click ‘Login with Google’  

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Remote Learning Wednesday Oct. 8th

Due to yesterday’s storm, many roads into and around Lenox are impassible so we will not have in person instruction today (AM or PM).  We ask all staff and students to revert to remote learning. It is our hope that the roads will be clear tomorrow and we may then…

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SCHOOL MEALS & STUDENT TRANSPORTATION

STARTING MONDAY, OCTOBER 5 (MORRIS) & TUESDAY, OCTOBER 6 (L.M.M.H.S.)       This is William Cameron, Superintendent of the Lenox Public Schools.  In addition to this voice message, you will receive a written copy by e-mail.  The text of this message will also appear on the Lenox Public Schools’ website, as…

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CHANGE IN DATES FOR PARENT MEETINGS

   This is William Cameron, Superintendent of the Lenox Public Schools.  In addition to this voice message, you will receive a written copy by e-mail.  The text of this message will also appear on the District’s website, as well as on the Morris and LMMHS websites.       Subsequent to my…

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Canvas Introduction

The LPS “techhelp” team has been working this week to create a Canvas introduction class. We will be growing this class as the school year evolves. This class is the only publicly available class on our system. Other classes/activities will require a student or staff login. We are working on…

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SCHOOL LUNCH AVAILABLE STARTING SEPT. 15

09.10.20 This is William Cameron, Superintendent of the Lenox Public Schools. The United States Department of Agriculture has authorized universal free meals for all students attending the Lenox Public Schools. This authorization is valid until no later than December 31, 2020 or until funding is no longer available. To order…

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Parent Questionnaire

08.24.20 Survey Link: https://forms.gle/6nso3yYhB1uP9pBm7       This is William Cameron, Superintendent of the Lenox Public Schools.  In addition to this voice message, you will receive a written copy by e-mail.  The text of this message will also appear on the Lenox Public Schools’ website, as well as on the Morris and…

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School Opening Plans

08.14.20 This is William Cameron, Superintendent of the Lenox Public Schools. In addition to this voice message, you will receive a written copy by e-mail. The text of this message will also appear on the Lenox Public Schools’ website, as well as on the Morris and LMMHS websites. Last night…

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Preliminary School Reopening Plan

07.31.20       This is William Cameron, Superintendent of the Lenox Public Schools.  In addition to this voice message, you will receive a written copy by e-mail.  The text of this message will also appear on the Lenox Public Schools’ website, as well as on the Morris and LMMHS websites.      …

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Parent Survey

This is William Cameron, Superintendent of the Lenox Public Schools.  In addition to this voice message, you will receive a written copy by e-mail.  The text of this message will also appear on the Lenox Public Schools’ website, as well as on the Morris and LMMHS websites. The administrators and…

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Fall Sports Sign Ups

Dear athletes and parents, I hope everyone is doing well while we are all home during this pandemic.  Like everyone, I too was very excited about our Spring Season and looked forward to adding more championships to this year’s total of 16.  Yes – I said 16.  Simply an amazing…

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