News for the Livingston Public Schools Community
November 22, 2022
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- Calendar Reminder: LPS Has a Partial Day Nov. 23 & Is Closed on Nov. 24 & 25
- Board of Education Meeting Tonight
- Board of Education/Town Council To Hold 5-On-5 Meeting On November 30th
- WATCH! Around the Block: Educators in Cars Getting Coffee Edition
- 9th Grade Chess Champs!
- National Honor Society Fall Induction
- Cold, Flu, RSV or COVID?: Livingston Health Department Offers Tips
- Elementary & Middle School Happenings
BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING: Nov. 22, 2022 (7:30PM)
The Livingston Board of Education will hold a public meeting tonight, Tuesday, November 22, 2022, at 7:30PM in the Central Office, 11 Foxcroft Drive.
Tonight's meeting will be held in a hybrid format during which participants will have the ability to ask questions and make comments either in person or via the webinar. Register for the webinar using the link below. The meeting will also be livestreamed on the district's Facebook page, @LivSchools.
BOE & TOWN COUNCIL TO MEET
AROUND THE BLOCK
Is it a Cold, Flu, RSV, or COVID-19?
STAY CONNECTED WITH LPS!
LPS is committed to building strong relationships with students, families, and the community, and as such, we strive to provide accurate and timely information to our stakeholders.
Communication tools for parents include the Blackboard Mass Notification System, the LPS website (www.livingston.org), LPS Spotlight (our district newsletter), Facebook & Twitter (@LivSchools), Around the Block (the Superintendent's TV program), and various promotional videos that highlight our students and staff. Explore our communications tools here!
OFFERS MENTAL HEALTH & SUBSTANCE USE SUPPORT
Livingston Public Schools believes that your mental health and well-being is a vital part to your success at our school. With this in mind, we have partnered with Care Solace to provide an extra layer of support to our entire community.
Livingston Public Schools students, staff members, and their families can use Care Solace to quickly find verified mental health, behavioral health, and substance use treatment options matched to their needs, regardless of circumstances. Care Solace’s team is available 24/7/365 and can support you in any language.
If you would like to use Care Solace to help you find a provider:
- Call 888-515-0595 (available 24/7/365)
- Visit www.caresolace.com/livingston and either search on your own OR click “Book Appointment” for assistance by video chat, email, or phone.
This is a FREE and CONFIDENTIAL service provided by LPS. Learn more about Care Solace.
NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY INDUCTION
Twenty-one Livingston High School (LHS) students were recently inducted into the Julius C. Bernstein Chapter of the National Honor Society (NHS) during a ceremony recognizing the students for demonstrating “excellence in scholarship, leadership, service, and character.”
9TH GRADE CHESS CHAMPS
The LHS Chess Team just started its season and on Sunday, November 20, competed in the NJ Grade School Chess Championship. In this competition, which was attended by players from all across the state, the students are separated by grade and compete only with other students at their grade level. The LHS 9th grade players finished in first place. In addition, three students won individual trophies, including Aston Roberts (1st overall 9th grade player), Lev Koganov (2nd overall 9th grade player) and Alan Hu (3rd overall 11th grade player)! READ MORE ...
COLLEGE COUNSELING CORNER
INSTANT DECISION DAY AT LHS!
The LHS School Counseling department recently hosted Instant Decision Day during which college admissions counselors meet individually with students to discuss their applications and interest in attending their respective schools. Many universities attended the event, and participating students received same day decisions!
The FCC recently approved a new 3-digit dialing code, 988, for mental health crisis and suicide prevention. The 988 line operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for calls, texts, and chat. Learn more about the new nationwide 3-digit dialing code for crisis and suicide prevention.
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