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May 29, 2014

Good afternoon, everyone.I have not forgotten you, but time has been taken this week with meetings and other demands.With a two-hour window before the next meeting, I wanted to use this opportunity to wrap up the school year and include any relevant informational items.
CALENDAR ITEMS
Saturday, May 31 Sports Physicals; LHWHS, 8:00 am to Noon For next year’s 8th grade sports and for incoming high school students who wish to participate in sports.Sponsored by the Ladue Schools Family Assistance Program.Fee is $15. Physical forms can be printed from the following website: http://teachersites.ladue.k12.mo.us/lms/jtheodosiou/8th_grade_sports/welcome.html
Thursday, June 5 Final grades should be mailed by this target date.You may already be aware that grades can also be viewed through the Infinite Campus parent portal.
CONGRATULATIONS and THANKS
Congratulations to our 2014 Greenwood Award winners, 8th graders Fatima Sheriff and Charlie Loitman.Fatima and Charlie were announced at our Farewell Assembly…

Science Olympiad National Competition

Congratulations to the Ladue Middle School Science Olympiad team for a great showing at the National Science Olympiad Competition, held on May 17 in Orlando, FL at the University of Central Florida. The students competed against the top 60 teams from across the country. Our students placed in two events, Sounds of Music (6th), Simple Machines (6th) and the trial event Bridge Building (6th).
Overall, the team earned 8th place in the country!  We are very proud of the dedication and hard work of the following students: Biernbaum, Luke (Sounds of Music); Chan, Hans; Chen, Justin; Cochran, Ethan (Bridge Building); Giuliani, Nevan; Hsieh, Joel; Jiang, Kevin; Liu, Albert; Liu, Annie; Loitman, Charlie (Simple Machines); Naughton, Patrick; Paul, Raj (Bridge Building); Prablek, Kate; Shaw, Katie; Subramanian, Karthik; Wang, Audrey; Wang, Cindy; Wang, Ethan; Wang, Jeffrey (Simple Machines); Ye, Christopher; Zhong, Anna; and Zhong, Stephanie (Sounds of Music).

May 16, 2014

Friday afternoon, the sun is shining, and we have five days left in the school year.It can’t get much better than this.
CALENDAR ITEMS
Monday, May 19 8th grade Boat Building Grade 6 locker cleanout Tuesday, May 20 8th grade Boat Building Grade 7 locker cleanout Wednesday, May 21 8th grade Boat Races; LHWHS Pool Grade 8 locker cleanout LMS Variety Show; Gym; 1:00 – 3:00 pm Thursday, May 22 8th grade Six Flags trip Friday, May 23 7th graders to Swing Around Fun Town 6th graders to St. Peters Rec Plex 8th grade Farewell Assembly; 12:00 End of 4th Quarter
CONGRATULATIONS and THANKS
Congratulations, again, to the LMS staff and students for our 2014 recognition as a National School Of Character.This also includes very special thanks to all former LMS who contributed to the growth of our Character Education program over the years, culminating in us achieving this recognition.Thank you, so much!
Congratulations to the student members and coaches/sponsors of Girls On Track.The LMS team recently received an Honora…

NSOC Announcement

Good afternoon, LMS Parents and Families. I am VERY PLEASED to be able to share the official notification that Ladue Middle School has been named a 2014 National School of Character! This recognition is given by the Character Education Partnership (CEP), a national advocate and leader for the Character Education movement.The National School of Character (NSOC) program recognizes schools that have demonstrated the use of character education and development to make a positive impact on academics, student behavior, and school climate. This is an incredible honor and well earned by our staff and our students.This year, along with Ladue Middle School, only 41 other schools and 3 districts were named across the United States for such a recognition.Since its inception, CEP has awarded over 250 schools with the distinction of a National School of Character The National Schools of Character program is not a competition—but rather an opportunity to go through a rigorous process of feedback and coa…