The Monday Minute

Week of October 10th @ LVMS

We hope everyone enjoyed their long weekend!

Week of Respect Activities

LVMS Student Council

We are proud to introduce our 2022-23 LVMS Student Council Leaders:


President: Maddie Buchanan

Vice President: Rilyn Paumi

Secretary: Olivia Heydorn

Treasurer: Case McKinney


Thank you to all of the candidates for running and participating!

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

PickUp Patrol

Looking to make accessing PickUp Patrol even easier? Check out this "How To" video on adding the PickUp Patrol directly to your home screen on your smartphone.
How to Add PickUp Patrol to Your Phone's Home Screen

Stuff the Bus - Item Drive

National Junior Honors Society (NJHS) is hosting the "Stuff the Bus" Item Drive for the Long Valley Interfaith Food Pantry from October 17th - 21st. All items can be brought to homeroom each morning during this week.


Items that are needed are listed below!

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LVMS Library Corner

If you haven't visited the LVMS Library yet this year, stop by! Our Librarian, Mrs. Taylor-Flynn, has many new titles and is excited to share them. See Mrs. Taylor-Flynn's Recommendations for 6th Grade Readers below!

House Wars - Spirit Points Update!

Our school wide competition this year is called HOUSE WARS!


Your child’s homeroom will be working together to earn Spirit points for your House!


What are spirit points? And how do you earn them?

Spirit Points are earned by student and staff participation in our Spirit Days. Peer leaders will

come around to homerooms on spirit days to tally up the number of participants in each house.

Winners will be announced after each spirit day and 1st, 2nd, & 3rd place houses will receive SPIRIT POINTS.


As of 10/10 here is our Spirit Points update! Stay tuned for upcoming spirit days!

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ATHLETICS - WINTER SPORTS UPDATE

ATTENTION ALL WINTER SPORT ATHELETES! ALL PAPERWORK / PHYSICALS FOR WINTER SPORTS ARE DUE BY 2:30 PM on FRIDAY, OCTOBER 21st. INCOMPLETE OR LATE PAPERWORK WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED!


For more information on Winter Spots Please CLICK HERE

For Sports Participation Forms Please CLICK HERE


Boys Basketball

Coach Dauchert

Tryout Date: Monday, November 14th


Girls Basketball

Coach Denny

Tryout Date: Monday, November 14th


*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

Boys Soccer

Boys soccer will be off until their practice on Thursday 10/13. Their next game is away on Friday 10/14 at Black River Middle School.


Fall 2022 Team Schedule

Coach: Mr. Petrucelli

Website

Girls Soccer

Girls soccer will will practice Tuesday - Thursday this week after school. Their next game is away on Friday 10/14 at Black River Middle School.


Fall 2022 Team Schedule

Coach: Mr. Demarest

Website

Girls Field Hockey

Field Hockey will play today (10/11) at home versus Mount Olive Middle School. Good Luck!


Fall 2022 Team Schedule

Coach: Ms. Kozimor

Website

Boys and Girls Cross Country

Cross Country practice will continue after school today (10/11). The next meet is tomorrow (10/12) at home versus Mendham Township Middle School. Run fast Panthers!


Fall 2022 Team Schedule

Coach: Mrs. Erbe

Website

PTA Events & Information

Join or Renew Your 2022-23 PTA Membership

Individual Family membership $20
Staff membership $15


Color Run Event Update
The 10/16 Family Color Run event has been cancelled due to low registration numbers. Refunds have been issued. Thank you to everyone who has participated in the fundraising portion of the Color Run.


6th & 7th Grade Fall Socials - Registration is Open

7th Grade Scavenger Hunt. October 21, 6-8 p.m. Don’t miss this outdoor scavenger hunt in the LVMS Back Field. Chaperones and supplies needed. Please click here to help.


6th Grade Skate Social, November 3, 6-8 p.m. Villa Roller Rink, 2121 Route 57 Washington, NJ. Wear your best glow attire at this drop-off event for 6th graders. Sign up HERE to chaperone.


Apply for a Teacher Grant

To our LVMS Teachers: Do you have an idea not covered by your current budget that will take your curriculum to the next level? Apply for a PTA Teacher Grant today! Applications will be accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis throughout the 2022-23 school year, as funds allow.


Scholastic Book Fair, 11/1-4
The Book Fair is coming to LVMS November 1-4. Students can shop during the school day. Payment can be cash, credit card or via the student eWallet, which is a safe, cashless way to shop the fair in-school or online. To preview the book list, fair details, and set up e-wallet, click here.

PTA Meeting with Guest Speaker Sergeant Robert Oranchak, 11/2
Save the date and plan to attend our next monthly meeting on Wednesday, 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.


Save the Date for these PTA Events! Visit www.Lvmspta.org for details

10/21 - 7th Grade Fall Social/Scavenger Hunt, 6-8 p.m., LVMS Back Field, Click to register
11/1-4 - Scholastic Book Fair
11/2 - PTA Meeting
11/3 - 6th Grade Fall Social, Villa Roller Rink. Registration details to follow