Fall is in the Air

September 24, 2015

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The leaves have begun to change and the air is starting to cool, but things are just starting to heat up here at LHS! Read on to see what's been happening in the high school and some of the amazing things our Cardinals have been up to.


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Back-to-School Night 2015

LHS Parents and Guardians are invited to attend Back-to-School Night, TONIGHT, September 24th from 7:00-9:00 p.m.! Please join us for an informative evening, where you will have a chance to meet your child's teachers, counselors, and administrators, visit their classrooms, and learn about some of the organizations and activities that make Lawrence High School such a wonderful place to be! Please arrive by 6:30 p.m. so that you can visit the clubs, boosters, and other parent organizations before our opening presentation. First period classrooms will be posted in the main hall on the windows of the courtyard, and the LHS peer leaders will help guide you on your way!

Picture Day is Coming!

Picture Day for Underclassmen is Tuesday, September 29th. Put on your brightest smiles, dress your best, and say cheese! If you did not receive an order form, please stop by the Main Office to pick up a copy.


*Final re-takes for Senior Portraits will take place on Wednesday, September 30th and Thursday, October 1st.


Did you know that you can place your orders online before Picture Day and leave your cash at home? Follow the instructions below:


1. Fill out your flyer

2. Pay by credit card or PayPal at mylifetouch.com
3. Write the confirmation code on your flyer
4. Send the completed flyer with your child on Picture Day

(Picture Day ID: LW655246Y0)

Fundraisers

Clubs and Activities News

LHS Athletics Corner

LHS Athletics is off to a great start. The Girls Soccer team had a big win over Trenton last week, and will host a night soccer game on Tuesday, September 29th at 7:00 p.m. at Zimmer Field. The Girls Tennis team also had a big win over Allentown last week, and will look to dominate the Mercer County Tournament, beginning September 28th. The football team fell to Delran on Saturday but looks to make adjustments for their big game against Hopewell Valley on Saturday September 26th at 11:00 a.m. The Cross Country team also had a very good showing at the Thompson Park invitational last Saturday, with several runners setting personal records on the course. We look forward to seeing our Cardinal Crazies and their families at our events!


Please click here to view the daily Athletics Schedule. There is always a game happening here at LHS! Follow us on Twitter @LTPSAthletics.

Cardinal Athletes in the News

It's a bird..it's a plane...it's...superfoods!

Have you seen the new “Superfoods Case” in the high school cafeteria? It features Kale and Grilled Chicken Super-Salad Platters, Buffalo Chicken Salad on a Spinach Wrap, Greek Yogurt and Fruit Parfaits, Fruit and Cottage Cheese bowls, Tropical Fruit Cups, various healthy drinks and other yummy healthy items.


Coming next month...the new Potato Wedge Bar!

TALENT OF THE WEEK

Attention Students: Submit your artwork, photography, poetry, or any piece of creative outlet that you choose! Please send all submissions to Kerry Roche at kroche@ltps.org. Be sure to include your name, grade, and a caption for your submission.

LHS Pays Tribute to the Victims of 9/11

LMS/LHS PTO Clothing and Shoe Drive

Clean out your closets, attics, garages, and basements, and donate unwanted items to the LMS/LHS PTO Clothing and Shoe Drive! Please click on the flyer to get more information. Collection boxes will be available in the entrance lobby to the school.


For more information about the LMS/LHS PTO and to access the membership application, please click here.

Save-The-Dates

Thursday, September 24, 2015

- Back-to-School Night (7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.)


Tuesday, September 29, 2015

- Underclassmen Picture Day


Wednesday, September 30, 2015

- Final Session for Senior Portraits


Thursday, October 8, 2015

- Senior College Planning Night (7:00 p.m.)


Friday, October 9, 2015

- Theatersports Night (7:00 p.m.)

PLEASE CLICK ON THE IMPORTANT LINKS BELOW:

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You Can Make a Difference!

Volunteers are needed to work with older adults at the Lawrence Plaza Apartments on Princeton Pike. High School students willing to spend an hour or two once or twice a month assisting residents with their computers, etc. would be greatly appreciated! Help is needed in the late afternoon, early evening, or weekends. If you are interested, please see Mrs. Welsh in the Guidance Office.


The following upcoming events are sponsored by the Lawrenceville Main Street:


Scarecrows in the Village - October 18th (Time TBD)

This is an afternoon event during which the community makes scarecrows.


Fall Clean-Up - November 4th (Time TBD)
This event needs as many helping hands as possible, and will only take two hours of your time!


Holidays in the Village - December 6th (Time TBD)
This is generally an afternoon event. Santa will be there with Girl Scout carolers and hot chocolate.


General administration help is always needed within the Main Street office. This is a great opportunity for someone interested in someone interested in a marketing or event planning major.

For further information, or to volunteer, please contact:

Megan White

Lawrenceville Main Street

Board Member - Volunteers

E: megmeg105@gmail.com

P: 570-510-3064

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Weird and Wonderful Word-of-the-Week

catawampus, adjective (kat-uh-WOM-puss)

- askew, awry, wrong

Please direct all questions related to this email blast to Ms. Kerry Roche (kroche@ltps.org). Thank you!