The Monday Minute

Week of January 17th @ LVMS

Special Edition of the Monday Minute on Tuesday!

We hope that everyone was able to enjoy the long weekend.


As of 1/18/2022, LVMS will be following updated quarantine guidelines as outlined per Dr. Turnamian's 1/14/2022 Community Update. Please closely review Dr. Turnamian's updated isolation protocol chart as needed. Additional information can be found below!

DAILY ANNOUNCEMENTS

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

LVMS Announcements Website

LVMS Live News Stream

Guidance Corner

As a reminder, please reach out to our Guidance Counselors if there are any student questions or concerns. Our counselors are available to support all students, even if temporarily learning virtually. Please visit their website for great resources and additional information.

Athletics

Spring Sports Announcements:

Be on the look out for additional information on Spring Sports in the upcoming weeks. Forms are currently available on the LVMS Website, but specific timeline of due dates will be released in the near future.


Basketball Update:

Girls Basketball continues to have a successful season with two solid wins last week.


Boys Basketball will resume on Friday, January 21st!


Full Schedules:


Boy's Basketball


Girls Basketball


AT THIS TIME, ONLY PARENT SPECTATORS FROM THE HOME TEAM WILL BE PERMITTED TO ATTEND HOME BASKETBALL GAMES.

UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE, STUDENT SPECTATORS WILL NOT BE PERMITTED.

National Junior Honor Society

The National Junior Honor Society (NJHS) is accepting applications for New Members. Applicants must be second semester 6th graders or in 7th or 8th grade. The application, applicant requirements, and all additional information can be found on the LVMS Website.

Applications are due by January 28, 2022.

No late applications accepted!

LVMS Weather Station

Did you know that LVMS has its own Davis VantageVue Weather Station? Purchased from a Grant from the LVMS PTA, the Weather Station is mounted to the LVMS roof and is updated approximately every 15 minutes with the weather conditions. Check our Weather Website for live weather forecasts daily or consider downloading the mobile app for accurate local weather conditions.

School & PTA Information

LVMS Yearbook Order Center

DEADLINE TO ORDER HAS BEEN EXTENDED UNTIL JAN. 31st!

  • Yearbook Order Link (by January 31, 2022)

*School Order Number: 4877

*School Name: Long Valley Middle School

  • Submit photos (of LVMS students ONLY) by downloading the HJeShare app or via this link: HJe Share (Use School Code: 4877)
  • Questions: Ms. Denny or Mrs. Burke.


PTA Teacher Grant Application

  • Deadline to apply Thursday, 1/20


LVMS Spirit Wear Store
  • Opens 1/28 with delivery before 3/21
  • Reminder: $5 per item sold, goes back to the PTA.


February PTA General Meeting

Tuesday, February 1st at 7:00 PM (Location TBD)


Scholastic Book Fair - Sponsored by the LVMS PTA

TENTATIVELY RE-SCHEDULED FOR FEBRUARY - More information to follow!

  • Updated information will be provided as it becomes available

Health and Safety

COVID Activity Index Level (CALI) - As of 12/20/2021 the district received notification that our region’s CALI score transitioned to Very High (RED). As of 12/30/2021, the CDC has updated it's guidelines to reflect recommendations for "Very High" COVID-19 Levels. Please click here to view those guidelines.


Close Contact / Quarantine: Starting Tuesday, January 18th, both isolation and quarantine periods have been reduced to Five (5) full days. Day zero (0) is the first day of symptoms or if asymptomatic day zero is the day of the positive test. For close contacts, the date of exposure is considered day zero. UPDATED 1/14/22


Community Update: Please see Dr. Turnamian's 1/14/2022 Community Update for detailed information on the updates to the districts Quarantine procedures.


Washington Township Health Department - COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic

Held at West Morris Central HS- 259 Bartley Road, Chester NJ

Tuesday, January 25th & Tuesday, February 25th


For more information see the CDC's 1/12/2022 Recommendations.


Please consult our NJDOH COVID-19 Resources as needed


Any health questions or concerns should be directed to our school nurses, kpinto@wtschools.org and ahade@wtschools.org.