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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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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