Lower Moreland High School
September 11, 2019
Greetings Families! The 2019-2020 school year is in full swing!
Please read through our Newsletter for important dates, announcements, news and happenings around our school.
Mr. William J. Miles, Principal
P.S.- Don't forget to follow us on Twitter! @LMTSD_LMHS
Welcome New Staff!
Colleen McInerney- Math
Gianna Pinardo- Math LTS
Timothy Sneeringer- Science
Andrea Needham-Science LTS
Joseph Golden- Security
Lauren Schwartz- School Nurse
Important Dates and Reminders
School Picture Day- 9/12/19 (Each student was given a picture day form)
Back to School Night- 9/12/19, 7pm ** Parents please have a copy of your students "A" day schedule accessible. Printed copies will not be available.
Senior Activity Day- 9/13/19 (3hr Delay Schedule)
Save the Date: Parent presentation: “A Parent’s Guide to Teenagers and Substance Use”: Thursday November 21, 2019, 6:30 PM Murray Avenue.
School Closed, Holiday- 9/30/19 and 10/1/19
***Senior Portrait Make-Up Day- 10/1/19 and 10/2/19. Please call 1-800-220-7667 to make an appointment.
School Closed, Holiday- 10/9/19
Interim Progress Reports viewable on HAC- 10/11/19
Early Dismissal- 10/16/19, 10:55am
PAYS Survey- 10/23/19
End of Marking Period 1- 11/7/19
General News and Announcements
New Absence Procedure
5k Fun Run, September 14, 2019
School Counseling Department
Academic / College Corner:
Senior mentor interviews will take place this Friday, September 13th. Students are encouraged to dress in business casual attire and review potential interview questions (which can be found in their Graduation Project Part A packet) ahead of time. Seniors will also be attending a series of class meetings on Friday morning that will address the topics of college applications, CAPS and upcoming senior activities. We look forward to seeing our students in a different capacity Friday morning!
We will begin accepting transcript request forms for seniors on Monday, September 16th. More to follow at Friday's informational meeting with students. All seniors will be provided a checklist to follow throughout the entire application process.
LMHS is ready to welcome college representatives to our school for the 19-20 season! College reps visit us each fall (mid-September through early December) and offer informational sessions to our students. Scheduled sessions for the week of September 16th include: Arcadia University, Temple University, King's College, Ursinus College and Albright College. Students may register via Naviance for these sessions.
Please keep an eye out for our annual "fall mailing," which will contain important information for parents and guardians of students at each grade level. You should receive this the week of September 16th. We encourage your participation in our events this year!
Resources for Parents:
Click here for information about the Center for Parent and Teen Communication, which offers a wealth of information about raising healthy teens who are resilient and who can develop and maintain strong connections.
Click here to read important information from the CDC regarding concerns about e-cigarette use.
Resources for Parents and Guardians
Vaping Tool Kit: Please use the link below to access the Montgomery County Dept. of Health's vaping tool kit. It has educational materials on vaping and e-cigarettes.
School Psychology Department
The library is happy to welcome the new LMHS Library and Media Specialist Patrick J. Engleman.
Mr. Engleman is excited to share his passion for education, research, and Lower Moreland with all of the students of the High School.
For 2019, the library has some updated guidelines for study halls that all students could take a look at here. Please review the guidelines with your students.
We are always looking for book recommendations of new books that students are interested in. If you have any recommendations, please send them to us.
Health and PE Department
JOIN THE LM PTA for the 2019-2020 School Year!
Spiritwear: District-wide spiritwear can be purchased online. Check out the website for the link to the online store, photos and a printable order form. https://www.lmtsd.org/Page/12923
Harlem Wizards are coming to town on October 3rd! Purchase tickets, sign up to volunteer or donate refreshments online today! https://www.lmtsd.org/Page/12400
BJs Wholesale Club is offering a special deal to sign up for memberships, or renew a current membership. Check out the details and find a printable membership application online. https://www.lmtsd.org/Page/13303
AmazonSmile. You shop online, Amazon makes a donation to LMPTA. Details can be found online. https://www.lmtsd.org/Page/11860
Follow us on Instagram @lmhs_pta and friend us on Facebook! Questions about any of the PTA happenings can be sent to LMHSpta@gmail.com.
Button to the Athletics Calendar: https://lmtsdathletics.com/main/calendar/
Field Hockey is off to a 3-0 start this year. Their next home game is Friday 9/13 vs. Jenkintown at 3:30
Football will be opening up BAL league play this week as they host Jenkintown 9/13 7 PM.
Boys Soccer will be hosting MaST on Thursday at 3:30, Next Friday night they will play Dock Mennonite at 7 PM.
Girls Soccer is off to a 2-1 start, the team has had big contributions from a number of girls. Senior Alexandre Krutzinger scored 2 times in a defeat of league rival New Hope.
Girls Tennis is undefeated to start the year. This week they will host Upper Dublin on Friday. Next week will be BAL Singles at Lower Moreland.
Boys & Girls XC will be opening up league races this week. Girls will be running at Briarwood this Saturday and Hershey next Saturday. The boys will be at The George School 9/21
Competitive Spirit has been getting prepared for their competition season with choreography routines as well as helping support our football team on Friday nights.
The golf team has had some matches postponed but have the bulk of their matches coming up in the next week. They will host Holy Ghost Prep and Delco Christian next Tuesday at 5 Ponds Golf Club.