Lenape M. S. Smoke Signals
March 9, 2015
THE MUSIC MAN, Jr., LENAPE SPRING MUSICAL
2015 CB Middle School Relay for Life
Note from Guidance
The 2014-15 Lenape M.S. Yearbook Order Form can be found here. Orders should be placed in the yearbook collection box located in the Main Office or Room 236. The cost of the yearbook is $30 until March 16th after the price increases to $35.00. NO orders will be accepted after April 1, 2015.
Middle Bucks Summer Opportunities for Students entering grades 8-10
9th Grade - Counselors met with 9th grade students last week to verify course selection requests. Verification sheets were sent home on Wednesday, March 4th and are due back on Wednesday, March 11th signed by both parent and student. This will be your child's final opportunity to make changes to their high school elective requests.
8th Grade - Course verification sheets were sent home on Wednesday, March 4th to be reviewed with parents. Signed by both parent and student verification sheets are due back on Wednesday, March 11th.
7th Grade - Signed course verification sheets were due back to Guidance on February 18th. If your child did not return the verification sheet, please do so as soon as possible.
Discussion Group starting soon...
Spring sports at the 7th and 8th grade levels are scheduled to begin on March 16th weather permitting. The spring sports that are offered at Lenape include, Track and Field, Baseball, Softball and Girls Soccer. Any student trying out for a team MUST have a completed PIAA comprehensive physical dated after June 1, 2014. If a PIAA physical is already on file from this school year because your child participated in another sport, they must complete are recertification form. All paperwork must be turned in directly to the coach on the first day of practice. No paperwork means no participation.
Famous Lenape Alumni Justin Guarini and Jenny Lee Stern
Some of you might remember Lenape Justin Guarini and Jenny Lee Stern. They are both performing with the Bucks County Symphony in this year's "Back Home from Broadyway" Pops Concert on March 15th. They both went through the Lenape and CB West Choir programs and have both recently finished runs on Broadway.
The event is cabaret-style, the audience members bring their own food/drink and sit at tables of 10. The concert is at the Delaware Valley College Student Center Auditorium on Sunday, March 15th at 5:00 PM. Doors open at 3:30. Tickets are $60 per person and can be purchased at 215-348-7321 or www.buckscountysymphony.org. Click here to see the flyer
PSSA and Algebra & Keystone Dates
Please be aware of the following dates for state mandated testing:
PSSA English Language Arts - 7th & 8th Grade April 14-17
PSSA Math - 7th & 8th Grade - April 21-23
PSSA Science - 8th Grade - April 29
Keystone - Algebra 1 - May 13 & 14
Please make every attempt to have your child in attendance on these dates to take these assessments. Additional information will be provided in the coming weeks.
PSSA Information to Parents handout that PDE provides has been posted to the district website. The link has also been posted to our school's website on the right side under District Links and you can view it here.
Important Upcoming Dates
March 12-14 Spring Musical, The Music Man, Jr
March 19 - Parent Council 9:00 AM
March 19 - NJHS Induction 7:00 PM
March 25 - Mandatory Parent Chaperone Meeting for Freshman Trip
April 1 - Freshman trip to Washington DC
For more details, please take a look at the calendar on the Lenape website.
March Boomerang Assest
March: #28 - Integrity. Young person acts on his/her convictions and stands up for his/her beliefs. Young person talks openly about what he/she believes in and values: they "talk the talk and walk the walk". The link to the nomination form is here: http://www.quia.com/sv/671550.html