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Springfield, IL 62703
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Announcements 8/22

August 22, 2019

Good morning! Today is Thursday, August 22nd, and it is a B Day for everyone!

Today's baseball game against Chatham will be played at Glenwood Intermediate School @ 4:30 p.m.

Today's softball game against Calvary @ 4:30 p.m.- LOCATION TBD

Meet the Teacher Night is tonight from 6:00-7:00 p.m.! We look forwarded to seeing our new and returning families this evening!! It's always an exciting time getting to meet your child's teacher!

Mandatory 6th grader / new student Parent Laptop Training is TONIGHT from 5:15-6:00 p.m. This training is mandatory for students to use the laptop at school as well as to take the laptop home.This training is designed to inform students and parents of the technology policy at LMS, internet safety, and other laptop expectations before equipment can go home. If you are a new student to LMS this year, no matter the grade, a parent/guardian must attend this meeting, or another one of our meeting times. If you are not able to attend on this evening please join us Friday, August 23rd from 7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. or at lunch August 30th from 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

8th Grade History Fair Parent Meeting is TONIGHT from 5:15pm-6:00pm in the Library. This informational meeting is designed to inform parents and students of the new changes to History Fair, new rules and regulations, and why we participate in History Fair at LMS.

ATTENTION Art students, and enthusiast!! Anyone interested in being a member of the LMS art club must pickup an application anytime TODAY after 3rd hour and return it by this Friday, August 23rd to Mr. Mitchell or his mailbox in the main office. Our first ART Club meeting will be Tuesday, August 27th from 2:30 -4:00pm. Please complete the activity, fill out the form completely and list your possible conflicts on the form. Also don't forget to get a parent signature and returning students MUST re-apply again to be considered for Art Club. There will be a list posted outside of Room 17 (the Art Room) by Monday after school. 

YEARBOOK: If you are interetsed in being on the yearbook committee please see Mr. Mitchell by the end of the week, or Monday, August 26th at the lastest. Please note that Yearbook is a committment for the entire school year. In order to be a part of yearbook this year you will have to complete an activity and sign a student/parent/advisor contract.

The Welcome Back Dance will be held on Friday, August 23rd, 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 regular 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.

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 22nd

Parent Laptop Training @ 5:15pm-6:00pm in GYM

8th Grade History Fair Parent Meeting @ 5:15pm-6:00pm in Library

Meet the Teacher Night @ 6:00pm-7:00pm

Softball vs. Calvary- LOCATION TBD at UIS @ 4:30pm (girls will stay after school, bus departs @ 3:30 pm)

Baseball vs. Chatham at Glenwood Intermediate School @ 4:30 pm (boys will stay after school, bus departs @ 3:15pm)

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

Friday, August 23rd

Welcome Back Dance  2:30-4:00 pm

Softball vs. Lincoln Junior High at Southeast @4:30 pm (players can attend dance until the bus arrives)

Baseball vs. Riverton at Riverton @ 4:30 pm (players can attend dance until the bus arrives)