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LMSPA Spring Gift and Project Fundraiser

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LMSPA Spring Gift & Project Fundraiser
The following message is from the Ladue Middle School Parent Association (LMSPA):

In the next few days, you will be receiving a letter in the mail for the LMSPA's Spring Gift & Project fundraiser.
6th and 7th grade families will receive a general Spring Gift & Project letter, and 8thgrade families will receive an 8th Grade Legacy Gift letter.
This fundraiser allows you to donate to the LMSPA in honor of any of our wonderful Ladue Middle School teachers and staff who have touched your student's life and your family's life in some way.
For 8th grade families, your donation will help fund the legacy gift for this year's 8th grade class of a new marquee and outdoor seating for the Peace Garden.
The funds raised every year through Gift & Project make up a substantial portion of the annual LMSPA budget.These funds allow the LMSPA to continue to provide many important programs throughout the ye…

April 26, 2015

Good morning.I hope your weekend has gone well so far.
MAP testing is almost completed – 8th graders have a few more days to go this coming week.With the change over to the new electronic format, testing has actually gone better than I anticipated – even with our Internet issues from last Thursday.This has been due to the diligence of our staff, the persistence of our building and district tech support team, and the patience and focus of our great students.
Interviews will continue for at least this week to replace departing staff.These often take all day (as will be the case Monday and Tuesday).I am VERY PLEASED with the candidates we have recommended to date, and pledge that we will continue to persist in seeking and securing the services of the highest-quality teachers and staff members available for the coming school year.Several of our recent recommendations are still in the Board approval process, so I cannot share specifics at this time. Once this process is completed and contrac…

April 19, 2015

Happy Sunday.I hope you have enjoyed would weekend so far.I am in the office for a few hours trying to get caught up.
Administrative Professionals’ Day is Wednesday, April 22.If you happen to be in our offices this week, please help me recognize and celebrate the contributions of our outstanding Office Staff members: Nancy Edwards, Peggy Breidenbach, Carol Stephens, Danna Anderson, Mary Lobosco, and Ann Mohrmann.
On Saturday, April 11, 25 7th and 8th grade LMS Orchestra members participated in the St. Louis Suburban Music Educators’ Solo and Ensemble Contest. The students were adjudicated on their performance and given a rating. LMS Orchestra students brought home 14 Superior ratings and 8 Excellent ratings. Congratulations to:Elisa Bailey (Excellent), Phani Chintakunta (Excellent), Sydney Clark (Excellent), Ria Dharnidharka (Excellent), Kashish Dhawan (Excellent), Akshay Govindan (Superior, Superior), Ian Henderson (Superior), Linnea Holy (Excellent), Felix Hu…