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300 South 11th Street
Springfield, IL 62703
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Announcements for 8/23

August 22, 2018

Good morning! Today is Thursday, August 23, and it is a B Day for everyone! 

6th Grade Girls Basketball Tryouts will be held this evening at LMS from 5:30-7:00 p.m., and on August 24, at Ball Charter School from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Students are expected to attend both tryouts. If there is a conflict, please contact Mr. Hampsey. 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.

Meet the Teacher Night will be held on Wednesday, August 29, from 6:00-7:00 p.m.

The Welcome Back Dance will be held on Friday, August 24, from 2:30-4:00 p.m.  Admission is $5.  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.  Please make sure that your student knows which activity bus to ride.  If you have questions, please call the main office.

If you were in Art Club last year and would like to return please see Mr. Mitchell by Friday.
Anyone in 6th grade or anyone new that would like to join please fill out an application and return it to the envelope by Room 17. Applications are available by room 17 or on the table in the main hallway. Applications will be available this afternoon. You do not have to be in Art to join! All Applications need to be returned by this Friday, August 24th!

If you were in yearbook last year and would like to return this year please see Mr. Mitchell by Friday. Failure to do so may result in you not being on staff. The staff will be limited in size this year.
Anyone in 6th grade who would like to join the yearbook staff please fill out an application and return it to the envelope by Room 17 by this Friday August 24th. Applications are available by room 17 or on the table in the main hallway.
Applications will be available this afternoon.

There will be a mandatory parent/student meeting for students participating in Cross Country on Wednesday, August 29, from 7:00-8:00 p.m. in the gym (following Meet the Teacher).

There will be a 7th & 8th grade girls basketball open gym on Friday, August 24, from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at Ball Charter.  You will need your own transportation.  Only 7th & 8th grade girls interested in trying out will be permitted in Ball Charter during the open gym.

7th & 8th grade girls basketball tryouts will be held on Monday, August 27, and Tuesday, August 28 @ Ball Charter School from 5:00-6:30 p.m.  Tryouts are closed and only 7th & 8th grade girls attending tryouts will be allowed in Ball Charter School. You will need your own transportation.  Girls interested in trying out for Girls 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.

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.  DO NOT DRIVE ON THE BLACKTOP TO DROP OFF OR PICKUP A STUDENT!!!

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.  There is a handicap accessible parking spot available during the day located to the right of the 12th Street Entrance next to the playground.

EVENTS:

Thursday, August 23

Softball @ St. Agnes/SHG Field  4:30 pm

Baseball practice @ SE  3:30-5:00 pm

Cross Country practice @ Lincoln Park (LP)  2:30-4:00 pm

6th GBB Tryouts @ LMS  5:30-7:00 pm

Friday, August 24

Welcome Back Dance  2:30-4:00 pm  $5 Admission

6th GBB Tryouts @ BC  5:30-6:30 pm

7th & 8th GBB Open Gym  @ BC  6:30-7:30 pm

Softball @ Rochester  4:30 pm (players can attend dance until the bus arrives)

Baseball vs. P. Plains  4:30 pm (players can attend dance until the bus arrives)

No Cross Country practice