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December 29, 2014

Good morning.I hope your families have experienced a joyful and safe holiday season and are looking forward to the coming New Year.
CONGRATULATIONS and THANKS
Thank you to Ladue Florist for their very generous donation of flowers to the 7th grade science students. Because of this the 7th grade science classes were able to have a great flower lab to help the students learn about sexual reproduction in plants.
CALENDAR ITEMS
Monday, 12/22 through Friday, January 2 Winter Break
Monday, 1/5 School resumes Wednesday, 1/7 8th Grade student/parent meeting for next year; LHWHS PAC; 7 pm (see below) Friday, 1/9 Hidden Valley Ski Trip
Tuesday, 1/13 3rd Quarter After School Activities begin Thursday, 1/15 8th Grade Parents To Lunch and Principal Meeting (Library) Friday, 1/16 Early Release Day at 12:40 pm/Professional Development sessions
Monday, 1/19 No School; Dr. Martin Luther King Day holiday Friday, 1/23 6th Grade Parents To Lunch and Principal Meeting (Library) Hidden Valley Ski Trip
Thursday, 1/29 7th Grade Pare…

December 16, 2014

My apologies for not getting an Update out either last Friday or over the weekend.
On a personal note, I have successfully avoided some dental surgery for the past thirty-five years.It has now caught up to me and, as a result, tomorrow will be my last full day before the beginning of the holiday break.With a few moments available before leaving for home, I wanted to share the following with you before tomorrow got away from me.
CONGRATULATIONS and THANKS
Congratulations to the LMS Science Olympiad student team members and coaches for their 1st and 3rd place finishes on Saturday, December 6, at the Southern Illinois Invitational.Great job!
Congratulations go out to three student Robotics teams who participated in the Eastern Missouri State Tournament on Sunday, December 7. ·The Neon Electrons, with team members Claire Englander, Grace Hardester, Maggie Lochmoeller, Rebecca Cunningham, Rose Coughlin, Grace Chicoine.The team won the Project Research Award. ·The Fiery Phoenixes, with team membe…

LMS Nurse: Influenza Notice

From the LMS Nurse
(The following was recently shared with our staff members yesterday.)
Influenza is off to an early and strong start in the St. Louis area and in our immediate community.  The dramatic increase in cases currently being diagnosed in our area is caused by a strain of Influenza A.  Because of the recent jump in cases, health officials are urging individuals to get vaccinated if they have not already.  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that even if the vaccine does not quite match a strain found, the vaccination can still provide some protection by reducing the likelihood of severe outcomes such as hospitalization and death.It is important to note that most cases of the current strain of Influenza A affect children, ages 5 to 14 (including our student population).
Influenza is a contagious respiratory infection characterized by muscle aches, headache and fever.Young children, the elderly, pregnant women and those with certain medical conditions are…