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Springfield, IL 62703
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Announcements for 8/22

August 21, 2016

Good morning! Today is Monday, August 22, and it is an A Day for everyone. Welcome to the first day of what will be an exciting school year! School will be in session for a full day (8:00 am-2:30 pm) this week except for Wednesday. All District 186 students will be dismissed one hour early (1:30 p.m.) every Wednesday during the 2016-2017 School Year.

Drop off and Pick Up Procedures: Students who are car riders will need to be dropped off in the morning on the Capitol Street side of the building. Dismissal- parents may not park on Monroe Street (behind the building), 12th Street (east of the building), nor on Capitol Street (in front of the building). All other side streets, as well as the church parking lot on the corner of 12th Street & Monroe Street, may be used for student pick up.
Parents should not drive on the blacktop to park, or for student drop off or pick up. **During the school day, the blacktop parking lot is reserved for LMS and District staff only.

Meet the Teacher Night will be held on Thursday, August 25, from 6:00-7:00 p.m.

The Welcome Back Dance will be held this Friday, August 26, from 2:30-4:00 p.m. Activity busses are available for those students eligible. In order to ride an activity bus, a student must be eligible for bus transportation to LMS.

All students interested in joining the Cross Country Team should plan on attending our first official meeting/practice on August 23 at LMS from 2:30-4:00 pm. Be sure to come dressed for a workout. All runners must have a current physical on file by the first meet in order to be eligible to run. Ball Charter students will ride a bus to LMS. Please make sure your student knows their activity bus stop. LMS students must be eligible for bus transportation to LMS in order to ride an activity bus.
Ball Charter students are eligible to ride an activity bus if they do not live within walking distance of LMS. Parents may also pick up their student promptly at 5:15 p.m.
There will be a mandatory parent/student meeting for students participating in Cross Country on Thursday, August 25, from 7:00-8:00 p.m. in the gym.

6th Grade Girls Basketball Tryouts will be held on Thursday, August 25, at Ball Charter School from 3:30-5:15 p.m. Students are expected to attend both tryouts. If there is a conflict, please contact Mr. Hampsey. LMS students will ride a bus to Ball Charter for tryouts. There will be 5:15 p.m. activity busses available. LMS students must be eligible for bus transportation to LMS in order to ride an activity bus. Ball Charter students are eligible to ride an activity bus if they do not live within walking distance of LMS. Parents may also pick up their student promptly at 5:15 p.m.
The second day of 6th Grade Girls Basketball tryouts will be held on Friday, August 26, at Ball Charter from 5:30-7:00 p.m. Students will need their own ride to and from tryouts on Friday.
Tryouts are closed and only students trying out will be permitted inside Ball Charter. Parents/family members may wait in the parking lot or come back to pick up their student.

Students in the 7th & 8th grade interested in trying out for Girls Basketball and Boys Basketball must have an updated physical on file by the first day of tryouts. Please contact Mr. Hampsey (champsey@sps186.org) if you have questions.

EVENTS:
Monday, August 22
First Day of School 8:00-2:30 pm
No Cross Country Today: First practice is tomorrow
Softball practice @ Southeast (SE) 3:30-5:15 p.m. (LMS students will have a bus to Ball Charter) (5;15 pm activity busses will be running)
Baseball vs. Chatham @ Southeast (SE) 4:30 pm

Tuesday, August 23
Cross Country First Meeting/Practice @ LMS 2:30-4:00 pm (BC students will ride a bus to LMS)
Baseball practice @ SE 3:30-5:15 pm (LMS students will have a bus to Ball Charter) (5;15 pm activity busses will be running)
Softball vs. Pleasant Plains @ SE 4:30 pm

Wednesday, August 24
1:30 pm Dismissal
Softball practice @ SE 3:30-5:15 pm
Baseball vs. Taylorville @ SE 4:30 pm

Thursday, August 25
Meet the Teacher Night 6:00-7:00 pm
Cross Country practice @ Lincoln Park 2:30-4:00 pm (4:15 pm activity busses are available)
Mandatory Parent/Student meeting for those students participating in Cross Country 7:00-8:00 pm in the LMS gym
Softball @ St. Agnes 4:30 pm
Baseball practice @ SE 3:30-5:15 pm
6th Grade GBB Tryouts @ Ball Charter 3:30-5:15 pm (LMS girls will ride a bus to Ball Charter for tryouts)- Girls should be dressed for tryouts: tennis shoes, shorts, t-shirt, and water bottle

Friday, August 26
LMS Cherry Berry Night 5:00 - 9:00
Welcome Back Dance 2:30-4:00 pm
Baseball vs. Pleasant Plains @ SE 4:30 pm
Cross Country practice @ Lincoln Park 2:30-4:00 pm
Softball @ Rochester 4:30 pm
6th GBB practice @ Ball Charter 5:30-7:00 pm (girls will need their own ride to and from practice)

Saturday, August 27
Softball @ Mt. Olive Tournament- bus leaves LMS 7:00 am