The Monday Minute

Week of February 21st @ LVMS

Special Edition of the Monday Minute on a Tuesday!

We hope everyone had a nice long weekend!


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


Live Broadcast from Friday, February 18th
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. Please visit their website for great resources and additional information.


2022 Spring Season - (B/G Track, Baseball, and Softball)

  • Physicals Due Date - Friday, March 18th (FINAL DUE DATE)

-All student physicals MUST be received, reviewed, and approved by the district physician.

-Incomplete forms can not be approved and will impact your child’s ability to try-out for, or participate in, our sports teams.

-Please mark your calendars - FORMS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED AFTER THIS DATE!

  • Tryout/Practice Start dates - Monday, April 4th (anticipated)

  • End Date of Overall Season - Monday, June 6th (anticipated)

Additional information is available via our LVMS Athletics site.

All required forms can be downloaded here

As a reminder, 6th grade students are ONLY eligible to participate

on the Spring Track & Field Teams.

Spring Intramurals

Open to all students, Spring Intramurals will offer a variety of sports / games throughout the program.

Who can participate: ALL students Grades 6 - 8

Times: 3:30 - 4:45 PM (must be able to be picked up at 4:45 PM)

Dates: March 11th - May 19th (approximately)

Permission Slips: Permission Slips (also available in the Guidance Office or outside of Mr. Inskeep's Room (Rm. 27). Permission Slips are due Fri. February 25th!

Additional Information: “Pay to Participate” Program - in order to participate, all students must complete the permission/health history form and return it along with a check in the amount of $35.00 (payable to LVMS) to either Mr. Inskeep or Mrs. Werneke.

Boys and Girls Track & Field

Sign ups for Boys and Girls Track & Field will begin on Tuesday, February 22nd.

Sign up sheets will be located in the North Gym

-Girls sign up by near Girls Locker room Entrance

-Boys sign up by the North Gym Entrance

As a reminder, physicals must be handed in by MARCH 18 to be able to participate.

For questions, please contact Mr. Petrucelli or Mrs. Stramaglia.

ALL students 6 - 8 are eligible for Spring Track and Field

Upcoming LVMS Spirit Days

School & PTA Information

Virtual Wine Tasting Party - Wine's Around the USA

Friday, April 29th at 7:30 PM

  • All proceeds benefit the LVMS PTA

Upcoming Student Sponsored Assemblies - Timing / Specific Date TBD

  • March 2022 - Gian Paul Gonzalez "Strength through Adversity" Presentation
  • April 2022 - Martina Hahn - Speed Painter Presentation

8th Grade Celebration: Planning Committees

Attention Families!

SIGN UP NOW for various committees to assist in planning the 8th Grade Celebration Dance sponsored by the LVMS PTA.

Deadline to sign up is Friday, March 4th.

Health and Safety

As per Dr. Turnamian's 2/8/22 Community Update, all Washington Township Schools will move to "mask optional" for all students and staff entering the buildings on March 7th. Until further notice the district will continue to follow the CDC's 1/12/2022 Recommendations (update anticipated in the upcoming weeks).

COVID Activity Index Level (CALI): As of 2/5/2022 the district received notification that our region’s CALI score transitioned to Moderate (YELLOW). At this time, the district is still closely adhering to the CDC's 1/12/2022 Recommendations.

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

Daily District COVID-19 Communications: Effective 2/8/22 the district will no longer send out daily communications of newly reported COVID-19 cases from each school. This information will continued to be tracked and updated daily to the Information Hub on the main page of our district website.

Please consult Washington Township's NJDOH COVID-19 Resources as needed.

Any health questions or concerns should be directed to our school nurses, and