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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Health Update

Since returning from Holiday Break, both schools have had increasing numbers of student and staff illnesses. Families are reporting Strep Throat, pneumonia and recently reporting testing positive for Influenza. Below you will find some information obtained from Mass.gov. Common symptoms of flu are nasal congestion, cough, and sore throat, which can be…

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Morris Health Update

There seems to be an increase in students being diagnosed with Strep Throat at Morris.  If your student complains of a severe sore throat that seems to come on quickly, or has painful swallowing, they should be tested for Strep Throat. Other symptoms to watch for are headache or stomach…

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Information from the Health Office

I hope everyone had a wonderful, restful break. The unfortunate consequence of travel and family get-togethers is the sharing of illnesses. Both the Health Offices, at Morris and at LMMHS, have been seeing quite a few students with some sort of stomach bug since returning from Holiday Break. We are…

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The Morris News

An Update for Families of Morris Elementary School December 2019   Greetings to all Morris Families; Welcome to December!  I hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving filled with food, family and friends!  The bustling holiday season is upon us.  We are hoping to keep the students on task as much…

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LPS Strategic Plan Survey

To the Lenox School Community The Lenox Public Schools Strategic Planning Subcommittee 2021-2025 has been working since August to prepare a survey for the full Lenox School Community as well as interested community members and business owners. There is a link to the survey here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfB4TKDI7tZtYlYzLuHGRyxoQftLa-jklsLtOihFO84h4JsLg/viewform?usp=pp_url We would also encourage…

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Patent Teacher Conferences

Dear Parent, Your school is using PTCFast.com to make signups as convenient as possible this year. Click or  enter the following web address into your browser window: https://www.ptcfast.com/schools/Morris_School_2 If you do not have internet access, please contact us via phone at 413-637-8314. Any questions please feel free to email me…

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School health screenings

The school nurses at both Morris and LMMHS will begin doing state mandated health screenings on students. Please contact the school nurse if you wish to exempt your student from participating in school health screenings this year.  

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The Morris News

A Newsletter for Families of Morris Elementary School   September/October 2019   Happy Back to School to all Morris Families; We have had a very busy start to our year at Morris Elementary School!! I am happy to be returning to this school and community as your principal. As you…

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Hall Walking in the Lenox Schools

Walking is only permitted on days school is in session, Oct 15-April 30: Tues, Wed and Thurs from 3-5 at LMMHS, sign in Log Book from 3:30 – 5 at Morris, no sign in Wear rubber soled shoes Enter schools through main entrance Questions or Comments? Contact Sally Vincent or…

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2019-2020 School Reminders

Welcome back to a new school year. Overall, the Health Offices at both schools are in great shape, however we are still missing some important medical documents. Please be sure to send in updated emergency forms, medication forms for Over the Counter and Prescription medications. Please read the reminders below…

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Important Reminder from the Health Office

Parents, Guardians and Students, Please plan to pick up all remaining medications from the Health Office at either Morris or LMMHS. All expired medications, Epipens and Inhalers not picked up by the last day of school will be properly disposed of. Please call school Health Office nurses to make special…

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Flu Information

Although the Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported a slight decrease in flu last week, January 18th, our Health Offices in the district continue to see confirmed cases. Below you will find some information obtained from Mass.gov. Common symptoms of flu are nasal congestion, cough, and sore throat, which can be interpreted…

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Tiered Focused Monitoring Notice

During the week of January 28, 2019 the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education’s Office of Public School Monitoring (PSM) will conduct a Tiered Focused Monitoring Review of the Lenox Public Schools. The Office of Public School Monitoring visits each district and charter school every three years to monitor compliance…

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December Newsletter

An Update for Families of Morris Elementary School December 1, 2018 Greetings to all Morris Families; Welcome to December!  I hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving filled with food, family and friends!  The bustling holiday season is upon us.  We are hoping to keep the students on task as much…

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Health Update

LMMHS had several reports of positive flu diagnoses this week, and over the past several weeks, both Morris Elementary and LMMHS have seen an increased number of students being diagnosed with pneumonia. This is also the time of year that Strep Throat is also prevalent. Armed with this information, I…

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LEEF Grants!

CALLING ALL STUDENTS, TEACHERS, PARENTS, NON-PROFITS & BERKSHIRES RESIDENTS LEEF Grants Available to Bring Your Idea to Life! Please see attached materials… LEEF Grant Announcement LEEF Flyer

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Mandated Health Screenings

The Health Office nurses at both Morris Elementary and LMMHS are currently conducting state mandated health screenings. Depending on the grade of your student, these screenings may include vision, hearing, postural, height/weight/BMI. Parents will receive a referral letter for those students who are found to have concerning results, and asked…

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Illness Alert

Both the Health Office at Morris and at LMMHS have been seeing an increase in illnesses over the past week. At Morris we have been seeing students with fevers, colds and viral illnesses, while at LMMHS we have been seeing students with colds, a stomach virus, and Strep Throat, but…

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Instructional Task Force

Open to all LPS faculty and staff You are invited to participate on the Lenox Public Schools Instructional Technology Task Force!  The “always-on” nature of the Internet and the proliferating use of mobile access devices provide Lenox, and districts across the Commonwealth, with an outstanding opportunity to create learning experiences…

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Morris Health Services

We are very excited to announce that parents can now find updates, as well as download Health Forms from the Morris Website! You can find us listed under Departments and Services as Health Services. Here are a few reminders as you begin to think about preparing for the start of…

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Welcome Back

Greetings to all Morris families,   I hope this letter finds you well rested and enjoying your summer.  The Morris staff and I look forward to seeing all of our new and returning students on Thursday, August 30th, the first day of school.  This letter contains general information that will…

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School Safety

It is disheartening that our staff has to be worried how we are going to keep our students safe while they are in school. This is something that I would not have ever thought I would have to be dealing with at the start of my career in education. With…

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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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