The Colonial Times
February 24, 2020
What's Happening at Log
That being said, once March begins, the push towards the end of the year is on! Many events and activities will take place from early March through the end of the year. Please pay close attention in the coming weeks to the calendar and the listing of upcoming dates. If you have any questions about any of these, please don't hesitate to contact the school.
Thursday, February 27- 8th grade trip to the Constitution Center
Monday, March 2- Home and School Meeting @ 7:15 PM
Thursday, March 5- Log/Klinger Basketball @ WTHS, 7:00 PM
Friday, March 6- School Musical- Frozen @ 7:00 PM
Saturday, March 7- School Musical- Frozen @ 2:00 PM and 7:00 PM
Friday, March 13- Early Dismissal- Inservice
Friday, March 13- 7th Grade Gym and Swim @ WTHS, 7:00 PM
This is a fascinating article from The Atlantic that centers on the importance of friendships fostered during the middle school years.
The Million Word Club
Student Writing Corner
I stood up straight with a little bit of sweat dripping down my face as the hot, pounding sun shined on me. I watched the opposing girl stick her foot on the ball, pulling it back. The girl sprinted, one foot in front of the other, dribbling the ball back and forth between her two feet. She came sprinting towards me like a bolt of lightning. I was ready to lung forward at her, but she did a scissor over the ball with her right foot and pushed the ball with the outside of her foot towards the middle of the field. I sprinted, pumping my arms back and forth feeling the wind pushing against me as I followed the girl through the open space on the field. Touching and tapping the ball quickly, the girl jetted across the field like there was no time to waste. I was sure I was not going to catch up to her in time before she took her step to launch the ball into the net. I ran as fast as I could like a cheetah catching its prey....
The moment I got to her I breathed in through my nose and out my mouth and thought to myself you need to get the ball. So I clenched my fist bent my arm and wrapped my arm and elbow around the front of the girl. I propelled myself in front of the girl pushing her back with my back end, I got my foot on the ball. As soon as I got full control of the ball I heard the high pitch blow of the ref's whistle. I whipped my head to face the ref. I watched him raise his arm in front of his body stick his finger out and told me to come to him. I walked slowly taking my time breathing in through my nose out my mouth to catch my breath. He slightly yelled at me, “ You actually have to go to the ball, not the player”. I calmly replied, “I’m sorry I wasn’t trying to”. He took his hand and reached into his front
A blog from Psychology Today that discusses the benefits of a 'digital detox' from social media...relevant to both kids and adults!
From the Nurse
Reminder: Students may not carry any medications including over the counter at any time. The only exception is an epi-pen or inhaler with doctor's orders stating they have permission to carry. All medication taken during school hours must be dispensed by the school nurse. For further information, please see Centennial School District Policy 210-USE OF MEDICATIONS.
All students in Grade 6 need a physical examination, this should include the required immunzations for 7th grade (Tdap & Meningococcal). The physical examination form needs to be completed by your child’s doctor and returned to the school nurse.
Students in Grade 7 need a dental examination. The dental examination form needs to be completed by your child’s dentist and returned to the school nurse.
Forms are available on our website or in the nurse's office.
If you have any questions or concerns, feel free to contact the school nurse at 215-441-6075 x14025
Thank you for your ongoing support, as we strive to keep the children of LCMS safe and healthy!
Please be sure to turn in absence excuse notes within three (3) days of your child's return to school. Absences will remain unexcused until notes or turned in or if the three day window is exceeded. If your child has 10 or more cumulative days of absence, a doctor's note is required for all absences past 10 days.
Absence excuse notes can also be emailed to Log College at the following address:
For family trips during the school year, a Family Trip Request Form must be submitted to the Principal at least two weeks (10 school days) prior to your trip. All requests submitted less than 10 days prior will be denied.