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January 27, 2017

Good afternoon.
I hope that your week has gone well.
For your information, I will be away at a conference next Monday and Tuesday.  I will try to keep as current as possible regarding emails.  With that being said, please be aware if I am not able to respond to messages until mid-week.
CONGRATULATIONS and THANK YOU’s
    Congratulations to 6th grader Sassy Saleeby, winner of this year's LMS Spelling Bee.  Sassy will go on to compete in the semi-finals of the Regional Spelling Bee sponsored by the St. Louis Post Dispatch on March 11, 2017. Finalists from that written bee will go on to compete in an oral bee on March 18, 2017. The winner of that Spelling Bee will compete in the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington, D. C. later this spring.       Ashna Chali and Anna Demkovitch both also got perfect scores on the written bee (including getting all of the tie-breaker words correct).  An oral bee was then used after the written bee between the three finalists to determine the winne…

Courageous Dialogue

Diversity Cadre Courageous Dialogue #3 The LMS Diversity Cadre will host its third Courageous Dialogue for parents on Wednesday, February 8th from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the LMS cafeteria. Please join us as we continue our dialogue about differences and what we can do to be more accepting and understanding of each other's differences. This adult only event is open to all. We hope you join us!  If you plan to attend, please RSVP no later than February 3rd by emailing Mary LoBosco at mlobosco@ladueschools.net or calling 314-983-5512. Prior to attending, please click on the following links as both items will be used as a starting point for discussion.
Finding Myself in the Story of Race- Debby Irving  (Video Link)

Peggy McIntosh article on White Privilege (Article)

January 20, 2017

Happy Friday.
I hope we finally see some sun this weekend.  
CONGRATULATIONS and THANK YOU’s
If you bring your child to school in the mornings, thank you for your patience in the traffic line.  We have experienced an increase in car traffic, particularly on Ski Trip days.  Two items to please keep in mind: Dropping your child off in the parking lot, resulting in them walking across the Circle Drive with traffic, is not recommended.  Students walking across the drive with the number of buses and cars in that area concerns me. Although a left-hand turn leaving our campus may be the most direct route to where you need to go, it can cause significant tie ups in the traffic line.  Please, if at all possible, make a right-hand turn onto Clayton and Conway roads. CALENDAR ITEMS
1/20/17 6th grade Parents to Lunch; 10:35 - 11:05 am Ski Trip #2
1/26/17 LMS Spelling Bee; after school
2/3/17 Ski Trip #3 Registration forms for 2017-18 due in the LMS office
2/6/17 School Counselor week 2/10/17 Ski Trip #4
2/13/17 DE T…