The Monday Minute

Week of January 30th @ LVMS

We hope everyone enjoyed the weekend!

This week is the conclusion of Marking Period 2 marking the 1/2 way point of the 2022-23 school year. As a reminder, starting this morning (1/30) the OnCourse Grade Portal will closed to families for grades to be finalized. The Grade Portal will re-open on Friday, February 3rd at 3:00 PM with all finalized grades / comments. For more information, be sure to check our Course Rotation Schedule found on the LVMS Website.

LVMS Lunch Menus and Information

January 2023 Lunch Menu

February 2023 Lunch Menu



Daily Announcements

Did you know the daily announcements that are made each morning are also available on our website? Stay informed with what the students hear each morning by visiting our website!

LVMS Announcements Website

LVMS Live - 1/24/2023

LVMS Live 1-24-24

2022-23 LVMS Yearbook Order!

​Don't forget to order your 2022-23 LVMS Yearbook!
CLICK HERE​ for online order - Deadline to order is February 14, 2023
School Name - Long Valley Middle School
Job #: 4877

8th Grade Families - Order your Yearbook Ads Here!

The Yearbook Staff at Long Valley Middle School invites you to make a memorable addition to the 2022-23 Yearbook in the form of a WELL WISHER. Some parents surprise their graduate with this gift. All Ads must be purchased by February 14, 2023. NO LATE SUBMISSIONS will be accepted beyond that submission date. Only one ad per student is allowed. See attached flyer for instructions & more information.

Please contact Mrs. Burke or Ms. Denny directly with any additional questions.

Pet Therapy Returns to LVMS - 1/30/23

Sponsored by the Long Valley Junior Women's Club, LVMS students will have the opportunity to participate in Animal Therapy Visits. Organized through the company Creature Comforts, students will have an option to experience Pet Therapy through some of our Wellness Cycle classes throughout the remainder of the school year. Students will be able to sign up (if they choose) to participate in this program to have the opportunity of visiting with certified professionals and therapy animals to experience Pet Therapy and the many benefits it provides.

Due to accommodating small groups for each visit, visits will only be attended by certain classes each time. By the end of the year, all students will be provided with this opportunity through their Wellness Classes.

Please contact your child's Guidance Counselor with any specific questions!

NJHS Upcoming Events

The National Junior Honors Society will be sponsoring the following events:

Flowers for Friends: 2/1 - 2/13

Students can purchase carnations for $1.00 and write a message to be sent to a friend at LVMS. Forms will be found in Homerooms. Flowers will be delivered on 2/14/23.

7th and 8th Grade Semi-Formal Dance: 2/10 from 7:00 - 9:00 PM

When: Friday, February 10th from 7:00 - 9:00 PM

Where: LVMS

Who: All 7th / 8th Grade LVMS Students

Tickets: $10 per person sold during lunches starting 2/6 (also sold at the door)

Other: There will be snacks and drinks available


Annual Staff vs. Student Basketball Game: 3/3 from 3:30 - 5:00 PM

When: Friday, March 3rd from 3:30 - 5:00 PM

Where: LVMS

Who: All LVMS Students

Tickets: $5 per person sold during lunches starting 2/28 (NO TICKETS SOLD AT THE DOOR)

Other: There will be snacks and a 1/2 time raffle


Volleyball Club

Volleyball Club will be starting Monday, February 6th and then meeting every Tuesday and Thursday until spring break. The club is limited to a max of 50 students. If you plan to participate, make sure that you have a permission slip and check for $50, made payable to “LVMS”, handed in to Mr. Petty by Friday, February, 3 (or the max of 50 students is met).

Volleyball Club Information:

When: Begins Monday, February 6th

Normal Meeting Times: Tuesday / Thursday - 3:30 - 4:45 PM

Permission Slips: Due by Friday, February 3rd (or sooner if max enrollment met)

Permission Slip

Contact: Mr. Petty

Volleyball Website

Spring Intramurals

Spring Intramurals SIGN UPS are now open for all interested students in grades 6-8th. Permission slips are available in Room 29 with Mr. Inskeep or in the Guidance Office with Mrs. Werneke. Signups will be open until February 24th but and are on a first come first serve basis. Enrollment is limited to 50 students.

Spring Intramurals Information:

When: Begins Friday, March 10th

Normal Meeting Times: Monday / Wednesday - 3:30 - 4:45 PM

Permission Slips: Due by Friday, February 24th (or sooner if max enrollment met)

Permission Slip

Contact: Mr. Inskeep and Mrs. Werneke

Spring Intramurals Website


Boys Basketball

The Panther boys basketball team ended the season with a loss in the first round of

the Greater Morris County Basketball Tournament last week. Jace Barnett and Michael

Kitsatsjy paced the Panthers in scoring. Liam Blaskopf, Derek Inskeep, and Brennan

Morgan led the team in rebounds. Thank you to all players for their hard work this season!

Players are reminded to return their clean home and Road uniforms to Mr.


Team Website: Boys Basketball

2022-23 Boy Basketball Schedule

Coach Dauchert

Girls Basketball

The Girls Basketball team will enter the 1st round of the County tournament today, Monday 1/30 @ 5:45pm against Mount Olive middle school! Good Luck!

Team Website: Girls Basketball

2022-23 Girls Basketball Schedule

Coach Denny

Spring Sports Paperwork

All paperwork and physicals for Spring Sports will be due on Friday, March 17th. Please CLICK HERE for additional information and paperwork. Late forms or incomplete packets cannot be accepted after Friday, March 17th.

Boys Baseball - 7th / 8th Grades

Coach Dauchert


Girls Softball - 7th / 8th Grades

Coach Demarest


Boys and Girls Track & Field** - 6th - 8th Grades

Coach Petrucelli

Boys Website

Girls Website

Track & Field is open to 6th, 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

PTA Events & Information

February PTA Meeting:

Wednesday, February 1st at 7:00PM in LVMS Library

Drum Café Assembly - Sponsored by the LVMS PTA

Wednesday, February 8th

All Students will attend during school day

Help Wanted! - The LVMS PTA is looking for some extra helping hands!

• Teacher Appreciation Week Chair or Co-Chair

• 8th Grade Promotion Balloons Chair

Please reach out to if interested.

Order LVMS SpiritWear, 2/10-26
Time to show your Panther Pride! The LVMS Online SpiritWear store will open February 10 - 26. CLICK HERE for order information.