Salve discipuli (hello studens in Latin)! Today is Thursday, Oct. 29th and it's a great day!
SHOUT IT OUT!! Today's shout out goes to Mrs. VanDerSlik's 1st hour- Tuesday/Thursday kiddos for all showing up to class, participating, having their camera's on, sitting up and being present on ZOOM!!! 8th graders we are so prouf of you. Keep up the great work!!
Welcoming Ritual: What is one class or area of school you would like to improve on for the 2nd Quarter. Keep striving to be your best!
MAP TESTING: If you are a student who needs to make-up a MAP test, Reading or Math, please be sure to check your email from Mrs. Sevener for a make-up day and time.
Lottery Applications: Applications for the 2021-2022 school year are now available on our website. If you have a 5th grade student (or sibling) who is interested in coming to LMS next year, please make sure that you have filled out an application and submitted to our office by 3:30pm on Nov. 13, 2020. Click the link below to read Mrs. Heyen's letter: https://www.sps186.org/downloads/blurbs/88949/Lottery%202021.pdf
Parent/Teacher Conferences: This year November 6th will be used as a full day for Parent/Teacher Conferences from 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. via zoom. Additionally, each school will hold conferences on November 9th from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m via zoom. In an effort to better accommodate your schedule, we are accepting appointments for all conferences online. Conference signs ups will be available on the LMS website starting Friday, October 30th.
National Calendar Day: Today is "National Candy Corn Day". On October 30th, the country celebrates its favorite vegetable with National Candy Corn Day. In the late 1800s, George Renninger of Wunderle Candy Company created candy corn. His sweet treat represented the bright colors of corn kernels. Originally, candy corn was yellow, orange and white. However, it wasn’t until1889 that the Goelitz Candy Company made the candy popular. Later, other candy makers developed a variety of popular colors and flavors as well.
"National Speak Up for Service Day" Speak Up For Service Day on October 30th recognizes the importance of young people to be actively involved in community service. Too often, the good deeds of young people go unnoticed by their communities. Speak Up For Service Day gives recognition to the overlooked. It serves as a reminder to tell others about the contributions of young people to their communities.