Friday, March 17, 2017

LHS Friday Flyer- March 10, 2017

Good afternoon,

We continue making our way through snow and cold to the first day of spring on March 20th.  Bundle up and stay warm this weekend.

When you find a moment, please take a look at some updates from LHS.

Tiger News Network


Graduation Location- Update
Graduation will be held on the LHS Field behind the high school on June 2, 2017 at 5:30 p.m.

Our rain date is June 3, 2017 at 10:30 a.m.  In the event of rain/poor field conditions, Graduation may be held in the LHS Performing Arts Center on June 3rd at 10:30 a.m.

Senior end of year events list is attached.

Last Day of School Notification:
As of today, the Last Day of School is scheduled for Thursday, June 22nd.  It will be a half day for all. Please also note that June 19th is no longer a half day.


Littleton Special Education Parents Advisory Council

The Littleton SEPAC will host Michele Hirth at our next meeting scheduled for Tuesday, March 14th at 7:00 pm in the Library Seminar Room in Littleton High School.  Join us to learn about transition services.  Michele Hirth is a special education teacher at Littleton High School who concentrates on developing the Transition Program that seeks to ensure that students are college and career ready.


Loaves & Fishes Food Drive
Our spring food drive for Loaves & Fishes is timed to win points for the classes for Spirit Week. It is one week only and ends next Wednesday, March 15th.

The class with the most items wins the most points.

Loaves & Fishes helps our neighbors in need in Littleton and 4 other towns. Thank you for your support of this important organization.


LHS College Fair- March 21st
LHS College Fair is on March 21st from 6:30-8:00 p.m.  All students and parents are Welcome to Attend. 



Senior SOS Screening- March 31st
LHS will conduct the annual SOS Screening for seniors during the morning on Thursday, March 31st.

This depression screening/suicide prevention program is an established LPS health program.

Just about all of our students have participated in prior screenings.
This helpful prevention tool has been a LPS routine for over ten years.

If your child does not want to participate, s/he can opt out.
If you do not want your child to participate, please let us know before next Thursday.
Thanks for your help with this important health screening.


Course recommendations for 2017-2018
Teachers have begun the process of making course recommendations for next school year.  Parents and Students will start making course requests in the Student Portal on March 11. Directions were sent via email today.


Previous Messages:

Budget Hearing
The Littleton School Committee is hosting a Budget Hearing on March 23rd at 7:00 p.m. in the community room at the Littleton Police Station.  We encourage parents to attend, advocate, and participate in supporting our schools.


Message from the Wellness CommitteeThe Wellness Committee of Littleton Public Schools will be hosting an informational night for parents and community members about INTERFACE Referral Service on March 28, 2017 at Littleton High School at 7:00 p.m. Please see the attached flyer for more information.

*Please sign up using the Google Form on our website http://www.littletonps.org/home/wellness
If you have any questions, please email Natalie Branch (nbranch@littletonps.org) or Meredith Perry (mperry@littletonps.org).


Messages from Massachusetts Cultural Council- Creative Youth News
March 2017 is Youth Arts Month in Massachusetts

It's Youth Arts Month, time to celebrate the arts' central role in a complete education for our young people in school and beyond!

See link below:

Trivia Night at High School
The high school PTA is once again holding its Trivia Night. This year's event will be on FridayMarch 31 with the first round kicking off at 7pm.

Teams can pre-register at LHSTrivia@gmail.com (just so we have some idea of how many teams to expect) but we will also take registrations the night of the event. Registration fees can be paid the night of the event. $10 per player.


Annual Mattress Sale
In the market for a new bed?  The 4th Annual Mattress Sale to benefit the Littleton Public School’s band program will be on Saturday, March 25th from 10 am to 5 pm in the LHS Cafeteria!  Need more information?  Watch the following 1-minute video: http://www.customfundraisingsolutions.com/why-mattresses

Every sale benefits the band program – please see the attached flyer for a coupon for $50 off, and visit our event link: bit.ly/2lhsmusic

Questions?  Please email hbridge@littletonps.org.

World Language Festival
The World Language Department would like to invite all students, teachers, families, friends, neighbors, and community members to attend the upcoming World Language Festival on Thursday, March 16, 2017 from 5:30 to 7:30 pm.  This is part of our celebration of Foreign Language Week and will include 25 cultural cafes, musical performances, and other entertainment.  

Admission to the evening is free, but food tickets will be on sale for $1 each.  Most food items (sample size) are priced at $3-5.  

All proceeds from this event will help to fund the World Language Book Bag Scholarship. This scholarship is offered to graduating seniors who have excelled in foreign language at Littleton High School.  

Please come to support our students’ cafes and enjoy a delicious variety of ethnic food and drink!

Save the Date: March 16th
Mark your calendars for LMS's 2nd annual Cornhole event on March 16th. Come out for a fun night of competition for all ages. See attachments about how to register to play and to pre-order pizzas.

Athletics Update
For everyone's advance planning purposes, LPS spring sports start on Monday, 3/20 (always the 3rd Monday in March).



LHS NEWS BLOG
Please click on the link to our new blog "LHSNews" for the latest updates from LHS.






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Warmest wishes,

-John Harrington, Principal, and Keith Comeau, Assistant Principal