The Monday Minute

Week of May 8th @ LVMS

We hope everyone had a great weekend!

Starting Tuesday, May 8th students will continue taking the New Jersey Student Learning Assessment (NJSLA). This week, students will take English Language Arts (6-8) and Science Testing (Grade 8 only). Please click here for the LVMS Testing Schedule and Daily Bell Schedule. More information can also be found by CLICKING HERE.

Please remind your children to come to school with a fully charged ChomeBook and Earbuds / Head Phones. Students that do not have their device will be required to complete testing during a makeup session as loaner devices are limited!


The final date to submit permission slips and payment for the 8th Grade Trip is Monday, May 15th. Please see below for more information.

LVMS Lunch Menus and Information

Daily Announcements

Did you know the daily announcements that are made each morning are also available on our website? Stay informed with what the students hear each morning by visiting our website!

LVMS Announcements Website

NJSLA Testing Reminder

LVMS student will continue taking the New Jersey Student Learning Assessment (NJSLA). Please click here for the LVMS Testing Schedule and Daily Bell Schedule.

Students are reminded to come to school on time and with a fully charge ChromeBook and ear buds each day of testing.

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Attention 8th Grade Students and Families!

8th Grade Field Trip

  • All Permission Slips and Payment for the Field Trip is due by Monday, May 15th (final deadline)

**Please contact your team leader or homeroom teacher with any questions:

8-1: Ms. Janus

8-2: Mrs. Smith

8-3: Mr. Sutton

8th Grade Counselor: Mrs. Werneke

End of Year Celebrations - Friday, June 9th

During the School Day

  • Promotion Ceremony Rehearsal
  • Student BBQ
  • Game Show (sponsored by the LVMS PTA)
  • Yearbook Signing

8th Grade End of Year Dance - PTA Sponsored GLOW Party!

  • 7:00 - 9:30 PM
  • Casual, Fun, Neon Attire
  • Parents, please RSVP by 6/5

LVMS Class of 2023 Promotion Ceremony

LVMS Promotion is scheduled for Wednesday, June 14th at 6:00 PM (rain date Thurs. June 15th)

  • Outdoor Promotion Ceremony is planned (tickets not necessary)
  • Promotion Ceremony will be live streamed
  • In the event that the rain date is utilized / the Promotion is moved indoors, each family will be provided with two (2) tickets to attend in person

LVMS Talent Show - 5/12/23

Talent Show Run Throughs are on Wednesday, May 10 right after school.

Students should have a ride at 5pm

Talent Show participants should arrive at LVMS by 6:30PM on Friday, May 12.

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Spring Intramurals

Attention students in the Spring Intramurals Club!

Spring Intramurals Club originally scheduled to meet on April 5th has been rescheduled for Wednesday, May 17th. May 17th will be the last day of Spring Intramurals!

House Wars Update!

Don't forget! Thursday, May 25th will be our next Spirit Day! Check the flier in your homeroom so you know which color your house has to wear!
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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

Boys Baseball

The LVMS Panther baseball team will practice this afternoon after school. They will play back to back games Tuesday and Wednesday versus Black River Middle School (home) and Central Middle School (away). The boys will also play on Friday at home versus Frelinghuysen Middle School. Good Luck!

Coach Dauchert


Girls Softball

The Girls softball team will practice this afternoon after school. They will play back to back games Tuesday and Wednesday versus Black River Middle School (home) and Central Middle School (away). Good Luck!

Coach Demarest


Boys and Girls Track and Field

The boys and girls track teams will have two meets this week:

Monday - Track meet at Dover Middle School

Tuesday - Practice (all athletes) until 4:30

Thursday - Track meet at Morristown High School

Good Luck!

Coach Petrucelli

Coach Kays

Boys Website

Girls Website

Fall 2023 Sports Information

2023 Fall Season - (B/G Soccer, B/G Cross Country, and Field Hockey)

  • Physicals Due Date - Aug 18th

  • Tryout/Practice Start dates - Sept 6th

  • End Date of Overall Season - Nov 8th

PTA Events & Information

Pick Up Your Graduation Yard Sign

Graduation yard signs are ready to be picked up! If you ordered a sign from Project Graduation for your 5th, 8th or 12th grader, check to see if you asked for Mountain or Valley pick up. Mountain location: 3 Amato Ct (red brick at end of cul-de-sac). Valley location: 7 Jordan Ct (On left with circle driveway)

Times for this week
Monday, 5/8: 3-5pm
Wednesday, 5/10: 5-7pm
Thursday, 5/11: 3-5pm
Friday, 5/12: 3-5pm

LVMS PTA 50/50 Raffle, May 12

We are holding a 50/50 Raffle during the LVMS Talent Show this Friday, May 12! Tickets are $5 each, 3 for $10, and 8 for $20. Must be present to win. Cash Only. All proceeds benefit the LVMS PTA.

It’s Staff Appreciation Week, May 8-12

Staff Appreciation Week kicks off this week at LVMS! A few more volunteers are needed to help with set-up, etc. Please click here to sign up. Thank you to everyone who has donated or volunteered their time to make this a success!

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PTA Board & Committee Chair Openings - Attend our May 24 Nomination Meeting

Are you good at budgets? Communications? Organizing people, or organizing documents in the background? The PTA needs volunteers with a host of skills for our 2023-24 team and we welcome you to come aboard! Join us for a nomination meeting via Zoom on 5/24, with elections on 6/7. Visit our website to see a list of open positions or contact us directly at

Order Graduation Balloons by May 31
Celebrate your 8th grader this June with LVMS-themed balloons for your mailbox! You can pre-order an arrangement of 6 balloons for $25 with Party Fair in Chester. Simply call the store, 908-888-2179 by 5/31 or visit for an order form Questions? Please contact Chair, Diane Hammer. Pickup will be in-store 6/12-14.

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