The Monday Minute
Week of October 31st @ LVMS
Highlights from Last Week
HALLOWEEN DANCE: Thank you to all that attended that Halloween Dance on Friday. We had close to 300 students join us in costumes for a great night. Special THANK YOU to Ms. Janus and Mrs. Udelsman and the LVMS Student Council for all of their hard work organizing.
RED RIBBON WEEK: Our Spirit Week for Red Ribbon Week was a blast! In addition to our spirit week, our 8th graders had an important Drug Awareness presentation from Lt. Bratus of the WTPD. Click Here to see the Live Feed post.
11/1-11/4- PTA Sponsored Scholastic Book Fair
11/1-11/2- Modern Dance Tryouts
11/2- PTA Meeting: 7PM LVMS Library
11/3- 6th Grade PTA Social
11/9- End of Marking Period #1
11/10-11/11- ALL SCHOOLS CLOSED - NJEA Convention
11/14- Boys/Girls Basketball Tryouts (7th / 8th Grade)
11/15- WTS BOE Meeting: 7PM
11/16- Fall Picture Re-Takes
11/23- Early Dismissal
11/24-11/25- ALL SCHOLS CLOSED - Thanksgiving
12/5- End of Wellness Cycle #2
12/6- End of Trimester #1
SCHOLASTIC BOOK FAIR: This week we welcome the PTA Sponsored Scholastic Book Fair. Students will visit this week during the school day with the following schedule:
House 1 Students: Tues 11/1
House 2 Student: Weds 11/2
House 3 Students: Thurs 11/3
All Students can visit during Support Periods on Fri 11/4
PARENT TEACHER CONFERENCES: Please CLICK HERE to see the included letter posted to the the LVMS Website with information about Parent Teacher Conferences at LVMS.
11/7 - PM Conferences
11/8 - Afternoon Conferences (early dismissal)
11/9 - Afternoon Conferences (early dismissal)
11/14- PM Conferences
Halloween Dance 2022
Modern Dance Company Tryouts
Calling all dancers, cheerleaders and gymnasts!
Interested in joining the LVMS Modern Dance Company?
Modern dance sign up sheets are posted by Mrs. Condron's- room 214 for 6th grade, Mr. Ryan's- room 5 for 7th grade, Mrs. Pinto's office and Mrs. M's- room 23 for 8th grade
Tryouts will be held on the following dates:
Tuesday, November 1st and Wednesday, November 2nd from 3:30 - 5:00 PM.
Please come with a choreographed piece.
There will also be a choreographed dance to learn for those who do not have dance experience.
ATHLETICS - WINTER SPORTS UPDATE
Registration for Winter Sports (Boys and Girls Basketball) is now CLOSED! Paperwork can NO LONGER be accepted at this point.
Sign Ups: You MUST sign up for try outs outside of the Boys Gym (students may only sign up if you submitted physical / health office forms)
Tryout Date: Monday, November 14th
Sign Ups: You MUST sign up for try outs in the Guidance Office (students may only sign up if you submitted physical / health office forms)
Tryout Date: Monday, November 14th - Wednesday, November 16th
*Please be aware, Boys and Girls Basketball is only available to 7th and 8th Grade Students*
Check out the LVMS Sports Portal for all schedules / sports team updates.
Any questions can be directed to individual coaches or to Mr. Mitch Schlesinger, LVMS Sports Coordinator
Athletics - Fall Sports
The boys soccer team lost a hard fought playoff game versus West Essex last week by the score of 3-0. Kevin Masterson and Jack Gumersell led the strong defensive showing while Matt Elghazaly demonstrated excellent goaltending making save after save.
Congratulations on a great season!
Coach: Mr. Petrucelli
The girls soccer team played in the County Semi Final last week. At the end of regulation, the game remained tied 0-0. The game went directly to Penalty kicks where ultimately the Lady Panthers found themselves behind, losing the game by a goal.
Congratulations on a great season!
Please return your clean uniform in a labeled bag to Coach Demarest.
The end of season party will be this Friday, after school, until 4:30 PM.
Coach: Mr. Demarest
Girls Field Hockey
Field hockey lost a hard-fought battle against West Essex last week 3-0. There was a strong defensive effort by Rilyn Paumi, Madi Reed, Hadley Savage, Maddison Candura, Lexi Buchanan, and Meg Collins with Ashlyn Savage tallying 13 saves. Forwards Millie Moir, Reese Jones, Abby Prata, and Ceci Holl combined for over 40 goals this season. Thank you to all of the 8th graders that finished their middle school career last night, leaving everything on the field. Best of luck when you continue to play in high school! Thank you all for such a great season.
Coach: Ms. Kozimor
PTA Events & Information
PTA Meeting with Guest Speaker Sergeant Robert Oranchak - 11/2
Save the date and plan to attend our November PTA meeting on 11/2 at 7 p.m. in the LVMS Library. Sergeant Robert Oranchak will join us to talk about school safety and his role at LVMS in keeping our kids safe.
Scholastic Book Fair, 11/1-4
Order LVMS Spirit Wear in Time for the Holidays
Looking for the perfect gift? The Spirit Wear Store re-opens later this week, so you can stock up on LVMS gear for those holiday gifts. Deliveries in-school the week of December 19.
Apply by 11/15 for a Teacher Grant
LVMS Teachers: Have an idea that needs funding outside of your budget? There is still time to apply for a PTA Teacher Grant! Deadline: November 15.
6th Grade Skate Social - 11/3