The Monday Minute
Week of October 24th @ LVMS
We hope everyone enjoyed the weekend!
This week, in honor of Red Ribbon Week, we will have a Spirit Week! Please see the Guidance Section below for more information on how to participate.
On Friday, October 28th there will be a Halloween Costume Party for 7th and 8th Grade Students. Tickets will be on sale all week during lunch periods. Please see below for more information!
Highlights from Last Week
STUFF THE BUS: Last week the LVMS Stuff the Bus Item Drive sponsored by the National Junior Honor Society concluded. Thank you to all students that donated items! We were able to send our bus w/ items to the Long Valley Interfaith Food Pantry. Picture included below!
LVMS ANNUAL PINK OUT: Last weeks Pink Out in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month was great. We were able to take our schoolwide picture in the shape of a heart. Pictured included below!
LIFETOUCH FALL PICTURES: All students that were present for Fall Picture Day (9/21) were sent home with their Lifetouch Photos last week. Fall Picture Retakes will be scheduled for November 16th!
For more information use the following information: https://my.lifetouch.com
School Name: Long Valley Middle School
Picture Day Date: Weds. Sept. 21
Picture Day ID: EVTNPXZ3M
WELLNESS AND RELATED ARTS CYCLE #1: Concluded this week on October 18th. Students are now in their Cycle #2 Course.
WINTER SPORTS PAPERWORK: Registration for Winter Sports (Boys and Girls Basketball) is now CLOSED! Paperwork can NO LONGER be accepted at this point.
10/27- End of Quint #1
10/28- 7th and 8th Grade Halloween Dance
11/1-11/4- PTA Sponsored Scholastic Book Fair
11/1-11/2- Modern Dance Tryouts
11/2- PTA Meeting: 7PM LVMS Library
11/9- End of Marking Period #1
11/10-11/11- ALL SCHOOLS CLOSED - NJEA Convention
11/14- Boys/Girls Basketball Tryouts (7th / 8th Grade)
11/15- WTS BOE Meeting: 7PM
11/16- Fall Picture Re-Takes
11/23- Early Dismissal
11/24-11/25- ALL SCHOLS CLOSED - Thanksgiving
12/2- End of Wellness Cycle #2
12/6- End of Trimester #1
WINTER SPORTS UPDATE: Registration for Winter Sports (Boys and Girls Basketball) is now beginning! Physicals and Paperwork are due by October 21st at 2:30 PM. IINCOMPLETE AND LATE FORMS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. More information included below!
8TH GRADE WELL WISHES: Don't forget to purchase a Yearbook Well Wish Ad for your 8th grade student! Submissions are due by February 14th, 2023.
RED RIBBON WEEK: Don't forget to participate in our SPIRIT WEEK in honor of Red Ribbon Week. More information included below!
7th & 8th Grade Halloween Dance
Red Ribbon Week
Modern Dance Company Tryouts
Calling all dancers, cheerleaders and gymnasts!
Interested in joining the LVMS Modern Dance Company?
Modern dance sign up sheets are posted by Mrs. Condron's- room 214 for 6th grade, Mr. Ryan's- room 5 for 7th grade, Mrs. Pinto's office and Mrs. M's- room 23 for 8th grade
Tryouts will be held on the following dates:
Tuesday, November 1st and Wednesday, November 2nd from 3:30 - 5:00 PM.
Please come with a choreographed piece.
There will also be a choreographed dance to learn for those who do not have dance experience.
Ski and Snowboard Club
There will be a Parent Orientation Meeting on Thursday, October 27th at 6:00 PM in the PAC.
Ski/Snowboard Club Registrations are due November 4, 2022. Envelopes can be returned to Mrs. Sansevere or the Main Office.
ATHLETICS - WINTER SPORTS UPDATE
Registration for Winter Sports (Boys and Girls Basketball) is now CLOSED! Paperwork can NO LONGER be accepted at this point.
Tryout Date: Monday, November 14th
Sign Ups: You MUST sign up for try outs in the Guidance Office (students may only sign up if you submitted physical / health office forms)
Tryout Date: Monday, November 14th - Wednesday, November 16th
*Please be aware, Boys and Girls Basketball is only available to 7th and 8th Grade Students*
Check out the LVMS Sports Portal for all schedules / sports team updates.
Any questions can be directed to individual coaches or to Mr. Mitch Schlesinger, LVMS Sports Coordinator
Athletics - Fall Sports
Girls Field Hockey
Field Hockey beat Frelinghuysen on Friday 3-1. The first goal was scored by Ceci Holl assisted by Reese Jones with the final 2 goals scored by Reese Jones assisted by Abby Prata. Ashlyn Savage kept the lady panthers in the game with 7 saves. The field hockey team is on to the finals this Wednesday at West Essex! GOOD LUCK!
Coach: Ms. Kozimor
Boys and Girls Cross Country
PTA Events & Information
PTA Meeting with Guest Speaker Sergeant Robert Oranchak - 11/2
Save the date and plan to attend our November PTA meeting on 11/2 at 7 p.m. in the LVMS Library. Sergeant Robert Oranchak will join us to talk about school safety and his role at LVMS in keeping our kids safe.
Scholastic Book Fair - 11/1-4
The Scholastic Book Fair is coming to LVMS November 1-4. Volunteers are needed to help set-up, break down and run the fair: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090948acac2ba3fe3-lvms1 To preview the book list, fair details, and set up e-wallet, click here.
Teacher Grants - Apply by 11/15
We love supporting our teachers through the PTA’s Teacher Grants Program. If you are an LVMS Teacher with an idea that needs funding outside of your budget, apply for a PTA Teacher Grant! Application deadline is November 15, 2022.
6th Grade Skate Social - 11/3