SMS News and Announcements for the week of February 11, 2020

New Announcements:

 

Lamoille South Unified Union FY21 Annual Meeting and Budget

Voting on the proposed FY21 budget for the Lamoille South Unified Union will be held on Tuesday, March 3, at your local town office from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Early voting has started! To vote early or absentee, stop by or call your Town Clerk’s office or make your request from the links on each of the Town Clerks’ websites.  Please vote!

Approval of this budget is important as it allows us to continue the high quality academic and extracurricular programming for our students in all of our schools. 

The Annual Report of the LSUU is available and may be viewed here.  A printed version of the publication is also available at your town office.  For more information, please join us at our February 17 board meeting - 5:30 p.m. at Morristown Elementary School and attend the LSUU Annual Meeting and Budget Informational Meeting on Monday, March 2, at 6:00 p.m. in the Copley Gymnasium at Peoples Academy.

 

Pick up soccer:

Capital Soccer Club is offering pickup soccer in many places this winter and spring. These events are fun, free, and open to anyone. 

During the following times there is pickup soccer at the SMHS gymnasium: 

 

Wednesday 2/12 5:15-6:45

Thursday 2/13 6:15-7:45 (girls only)

Tuesday 2/18 2:45-4:30

Thursday 2/20 2:45-4:30

 

If you have any questions please ask Mr. Yalicki!

 

Reminder Announcements:

 

TikTok Videos

Mr. Morrison is receiving information from parents that students are creating videos on campus and during the learning day. Taking videos of other students could be a technology user agreement and/or privacy violation. This could result in your phone being confiscated and a parent meeting. Please remember you should not be on your phone during the learning day. The exception is the last five minutes of the day. A phone is available in the office if you need to make a call. A parent announcement is being shared about TikTok too.

 

SMS Play - Beauty and the Beast

  • Auditions have started! They are on February 10th, 11th and 12th. They will start at 5:30pm and go until 8:00pm.
  • Rehearsals will then be every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 5:30pm-8:30pm

  • Link to the MS play documents  Folder

  • The show dates are:

    • April 30th - 6:30pm-7:30pm

    • May 1st - 6:30pm-7:30pm

    • May 2nd - 2:30pm-3:30pm

 

School Counseling Newsletter:

Link Here





People’s Academy Pitching/Catching and Hitting

Spring Baseball Clinics:

 For more information and a registration form, please click here.

 

 8th Graders:

It’s time to submit your baby photos for the yearbook!  Please email them to [email protected] or bring a copy to Ms. Anthony. Photos are due by February 21st!

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Yearbooks are now on sale!

They are $20 each.  You may purchase them here: http://jostensyearbooks.com/?REF=A00889208, or by going to Schoolannual.com, clicking on “Buy Students Yearbook”, and searching by School Name and State.  You may also bring cash or a check to Ms. Danielle in the office.

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Student Led Conferences

They will be held on March 20th. More information from your advisors soon!

 

Looking for Math, Spanish, or Science help from a local high schooler? 

Email Matthew Fortenberry (Junior at SHS) at [email protected] for more information about how you can improve your grades in just a few weeks!


 

Indoor Recess:

With High School Basketball Season underway - students must have shoes/sneakers to use the main basketball court area during indoor recess. This helps us to preserve the court for the basketball season. No boots. No socks only. No bare feet.

 

VT Statewide Math Fair:

We are excited to announce that registration is now open for the 2020 Statewide Math Fair, to be held at the University of Vermont on April 4, 2020. After consulting our 2020 Math Fair Flyer, encourage your K-12 students to participate by registering at the link below:

2020 Statewide Math Fair Registration Form

Students may submit a project individually (1-2 students) or as a class (3+ students), however, be advised that only 1-2 students can present the project on the day of the fair. We also highly encourage teams of students to come dressed to impress in their best mathematical outfits. Last year, we had multiple schools come in math team t-shirts and attire and this year plan to award the best dressed school/team/project! Otherwise, the math fair event schedule, scoring, and resources will be much of the same as in past years. All of this information and much more can be found on our event webpage


 

7th Grade Homework Club: 

7th grade teachers are offering after school help sessions for 7th grade students on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 2:45pm-3:45pm. Students who attend will earn a lollipop.

 

SNOW: 

Please stomp the snow off before entering the building. Additionally, do not throw snow/ice at others on school property.

 

If you have ANY issues with your Chromebook and need tech support, please send an email/submit a ticket to [email protected]. Once your email/ticket has been reviewed, we will find you to retrieve your Chromebook. Your email/ticket to [email protected] MUST include the following information:

  • Your first AND last name
  • Description of the problem

  • Summary of how it happened

 

LOST & FOUND

Our lost and found is the cubbies located outside of the Auditorium.

CELL PHONES

Reminder that students may use their cell phones before 7:55AM and after 2:42PM.   

VISIBILITY: Cell phones must be stored in bags or lockers. Please avoid pockets, hoodies, etc. More information is below.

 

Upcoming Events

February 24-March 2: Winter Break, No School

March 3: Town Meeting Day, No School

March 4: School Reopens

March 8: Daylight Savings Time Begins

March 11: Trimester 2 Ends

March 19: Early Release, 11:45am

March 20: No School, Student-Led Conferences

March 23: No School/Professional Development

April 3: Early Release, 11:45am

April 13-17: Spring Break, No School

April 23: 6th & 7th Grade PLP Expo, 6:00pm-7:30pm

April 28: 8th Grade PLP Expo, 6:00pm-7:30pm

LINKS

2019-2020 LSUU Calendar

SMHS School Counseling Newsletter

PowerSchool Ecollect Parent Guide

Schoology Parent View - Help, Feedback, Etc.

Free and Reduced Lunch Online Application

SMS Student Community Service Form

LSUU Volunteer Packet

Please be aware that school-sponsored events, town and recreation, and other non-profits may post to our news and announcements. Otherwise, a board in the front lobby is available.

 

 

 

 

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