State Required Flu Vaccine Mandate Cancelled

Dear Parents and Guardians, The Massachusetts Department of Public Health is removing the requirement for flu vaccination for attendance in schools for the 2020-2021 school year. Per the Department of Public Health, “preliminary data shows that this has been a mild flu season to date, presumably as people have received…

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Flu Vaccine Date Extended

Parents and Guardians, The Massachusetts Department of Public Health Immunization Division had set the deadline of December 31, 2020 for students to receive a flu vaccination unless they have obtained a medical or religious exemption.  The deadline has been extended through February 28, 2021.  Remember to send documentation of your…

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Season’s Greetings

Dear parents, guardians and students, We want to wish everyone a healing and relaxful holiday break. This year has been not only difficult but traumatizing for so many. Our hope is that we can all find a way to take a step back, look at what is most important to…

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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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News from the Health Office

 Lenox Public School Parents and Guardians: I wanted to send out another reminder regarding required physical exams and immunization documentation for schools. Physical and immunization updates are not only a State requirement but also a school requirement. These mandates are required for all students enrolled, regardless of in-school, hybrid or…

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What to do if your student is sick…

The flowchart below is a great tool for parents when faced with a sick child at home. PARENT-WHAT-DO-I-DO-IF-SICK-flowchart-v2.pdf Staying healthy:      * Wash your hands frequently      * Use hand sanitizer when available      * Wear a mask when within 6 feet of others and when in public spaces     …

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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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Accessing Covid-19 Test Results

Parents and Guardians Our local providers have shared with school nurses around Berkshire County that parents are struggling with obtaining Covid-19 test reports to submit for reentry into school. Please see the attached guides for setting up a Berkshire Health Systems Patient Portal account for your student. Berkshire Health Systems…

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Flu Clinic at LMMHS

2020 Flu Clinic this Friday, October 16th from 3-6:00 pm Berkshire Alliance will be hosting a Flu Clinic this Friday, October 16th from 3-6pm in the LMMHS Cafe. The last appointment time is at 5:45pm. Appointments can be made using this link: https://www.appointmentquest.com/scheduler/2190032629?schedule=october16thlenoxhighschool In order to expedite appointment times, and…

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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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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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An Insightful Letter on Our Current situation.

To the Members of the Lenox Public Schools Community: Attached is a letter that was distributed yesterday by Peter Light, the Acton-Boxboro Regional School District’s superintendent, to his district’s community. It’s a bit lengthy, but I ask you to read it nonetheless. Mr. Light speaks as an educator dealing with…

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Health Information

Dear Lenox Public School families, I hope this post finds you all healthy and safe at home. This is such a difficult time for all of us, but especially for our students and children. I know you’ve likely read a lot of information about Covid-19 and how to keep your…

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Getting Tech Ready To Go

The LPS Tech Dept is gathering and organizing tech for deliver to staff and student home. Here’s Tech-Tim giving Chromebook the white glove treatment, or in this case black glove… If you need a Chromebook for your Lenox student, please call the tech dept at 637-5534.  

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Student Services COVID Update

Dear Parents/Guardians, I hope you and your family are doing well during this unprecedented situation. Please know that we miss our students and hope everyone stays healthy. Although the buildings are physically closed, we are working hard to support your students’ learning and emotional needs. Your child’s liaison and /or…

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COVID-19 Update 3/16

03.16.20 This is Lenox Superintendent of Schools William Cameron. I am calling because we have received calls asking whether the Lenox Public Schools plans to remain closed at least until April 7, in conformity with Gov. Baker’s order. Please be advised that the Lenox Public Schools will indeed remain closed…

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Closing of Schools Due to COVID-19

I am writing to inform you that Morris Elementary School and Lenox Memorial Middle-High School will be closed for the next two weeks. The schools will be closed for instruction and all school-related activities and events starting this afternoon. The closure will continue at least through March 29. I am…

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From the Health Office

Dear School Community, I am posting here, once again, to request that students who are not feeling well in the morning or were ill the night before school, stay at home to recover. I understand that school work missed is very important; however, student health is of paramount importance. It…

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EARLY CHILDHOOD OPEN HOUSE AND SCREENINGS

LENOX PUBLIC SCHOOLS EARLY CHILDHOOD OPEN HOUSE AND SCREENINGS   An Early Childhood Open House will be held at Morris Elementary School on Tuesday, March 3, 2020, at 6:00 p.m.  We encourage residents of Lenox and Lenox Dale to visit our preschool and kindergarten classrooms and hear an overview of…

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The Morris News

January/February, 2020 Hello to all Morris Families; Warm winter greetings!  The long month of January is now a memory. January 28th was the 90th day of the school year which means that we are now in the second half of the year!  Everyone here at Morris is working hard to…

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