Welcome To Your April 13, 2017 LGMS Wolves Word Newsletter
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Your Weekly LGMS Reminders
Friday, April 14th - No School

Monday, April 17th - NJHS Induction Ceremony 3:15 p.m.

Tuesday, April 18th - Jazz and More - 6:00 p.m. (see information below)
Extracurricular Reminder banner
Track:  Practices will be next week Monday through Thursday until 4pm. Remember to watch the weather and plan accordingly for clothes.

Music Department:  Join the LGMS Music Department for our 4th Annual Jazz n' More Fundraiser night Tuesday, April 18th at 6:00pm! The LGMS cafeteria will be transformed into a Jazz Cafe and you will hear music from the 6th-8th Grade Fiddle Club, 6th-8th Grade Jazz Choir and 6th and 7th/8th Grade Jazz Bands. Pizza, Seroogy's Chocolates, soda and baked goods will be sold. We will also be having a silent auction where families can win four front row seats to the LGMS Orchestra, Band or Choir Spring Concerts. Please come out and support the LGMS Music Department!

Variety Show:  Variety Show Auditions will be held after school on Wednesday, April 19th after school until 5:15pm. Students may sign up outside Mrs. Stettner or Mrs. May's rooms.
MAY BREAKFAST AND
LUNCH MENUS
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OPEN GYM
The PTO is excited to host OPEN GYM on Friday, April 21st from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

The permission slip should be returned to the main office by Wednesday, April 19th.   (Click here for permission slip)

Snacks will be sold at the concession stand by Student Council. Water will also be provided free of charge.

If you have any questions, please call Tara Trent with any questions at (262) 729-7443.

MATH MEET COMPETITION
Congratulations to our 5th - 8th graders who competed in the district Southern Lakes Advanced Learners Network math meet last week in individual and team events. Our 5th & 6th grade team competed in Fort Atkinson and placed 4th overall as a team. Sixth grader Josh Schooley placed 1st in the individual competition! Our 7th & 8th grade team competed in Whitewater and took 1st in the team event and 3rd overall. Seventh grader Zachary Blasiman placed 1st in the individual event! Each team consisted of 8 members, 4 from each grade. We are very proud of our students. They represented Lake Geneva well!
To view more pictures of our Math Meet participants, click this link:   Math Meet
VARIETY SHOW COMING TO LGMS
Are you a magician? A comedian? Dancer? Singer? Are you in a band? What's your talent!? Variety show auditions are on April 19th right after school until 5:15. 

The Variety Show will be held on Friday, May 12th. Stay tuned for more information!

LGMS TEACHERS OF THE WEEK
Ms. Sanders- "You make my day everyday.  You're the best teacher that anyone can have. You make me smile and laugh everyday.  You are so sweet and kind.  I love how you encourage me everyday. You are the best gym teacher ever." -Adrjana
Mrs. Craine- "Mrs. Craine has impacted my middle school career in so many ways! She has always been there for me and will help me when I need support.  She is so fun and has really cared for me as a student and as a person!  Thank you Mrs. Craine!" - Caleb
JAZZ N' MORE
Jazz N' More -  Tuesday, April 18th at 6:00 PM

Join the LGMS Music Department for our 4th annual Jazz n' More Fundraiser night! The LGMS cafeteria will be transformed into a Jazz Cafe and you will hear music from the Fiddle Club, Jazz Choir, and Jazz Bands (6th grade and 7th/8th grade).


Pizza, Seroogy's Chocolates, soda, water and baked goods will be sold. We will also be having a silent auction where parents can win four front row seats to the LGMS Orchestra, Band or Choir Spring Concerts. Please come out and support the LGMS Music Department!
Introducing the
Lake Geneva Schools Community Backpack!
Lake Geneva Schools is pleased to announce a new community resource for area families called the Community Backpack, available now on LakeGenevaSchools.com/backpack. The Community Backpack is designed to serve as an online hub where families can go to find out about community programs and resources for kids in grades pre-K through 12. Click for details: Community Backpack Program
Community Backpack
Online Learning Opportunities 
Coming to the Lake Geneva School
Informational Meeting Set for May 11, 2017

Badger High School and Lake Geneva Middle School will provide online learning opportunities for students beginning with the 2017-2018 school year. An informational meeting for parents has been scheduled for May 11, 2017 at 6:00 pm in the District Administration Building located at 208 South Street in Lake Geneva.

Any student in grades 6-12 attending Badger High School or Lake Geneva Middle School or receiving home-based education and residing within the district may apply. Acceptance of applications may be based on availability, individual student needs and input from school staff. Courses offered online are aligned to national and state standards. Lake Geneva Middle and Badger High School students can enrich their course selection with courses not currently offered by the school districts.

The informational meeting on May 11, 2017 will further explain the program, provide information on course options and requirements and begin the registration process. More information can be obtained by visiting our website at www.LakeGenevaSchools.com/online or by contacting the Online Learning Director, Chiper Tennessen at chiper.tennessen@badger.k12.wi.us or Anne Heck, LGMS Principal at anne.heck@badger.k12.wi.us or Russ Tronsen, Badger High School Principal at russ.tronsen@badger.k12.wi.us.

We are all excited to expand our offerings to the students of our educational community in an online environment. These opportunities for an enriched curriculum are consistent with the strategic objective of our strategic plan to improve student achievement through enhanced curricular offerings. We hope to see many interested parents at our informational meeting on Thursday, May 11, 2017 at 6:00 pm in the District Administration Building located at 208 South Street in Lake Geneva.

BADGER HIGH SCHOOL
CHEERLEADING TRYOUTS
(8TH GRADE STUDENTS)
Date, Time & Location Tryouts:

Date:  May 9th, 10th, 11th

Time:  5:30 pm- 8:00 pm

Location: Badger High School - Court 1 in the Large PE Center all 3 days

Click on this link for more information:

SUMMER OPPORTUNITIES!
GIRLS GYM SPORTS
LGMS teacher Jennifer Kinney is offering a girls summer enrichment class for volleyball and basketball. For more information, contact Ms. Kinney at (262)348-3000 Ext. 3411 or by email at jennifer.kinney@badger.k12.wi.us
STRENGTH TRAINING PROGRAM OFFERED
Beth Sanders, LGMS Physical Education Teacher, will be offering 3 programs through Community Ed this summer.
1. Youth Strength and Speed Training for incoming grades 7th and 8th
2. Youth Strength and Speed Training for incoming grades 5th and 6th
3. Multi-Games

Click this link for more information:  Youth Strength and Speed Training

  Register Now For Lake Geneva Schools Summer Enrichment Programs 

Click to view the wide variety of exciting classes for 3-year-olds to eighth graders! Registration deadline is June 5. Classes begin the week of June 12. Summer Enrichment Info

AROUND THE DISTRICT


Badger FFA 25th Annual Greenhouse Plant Sale - May 4 - 23 - Don't miss this exciting annual event & your chance to get the best picks of annuals, perennials, vegetables, fruits, shrubs & more. Proceeds benefit the Badger FFA. Get sale times & a list of available plants at Plant Sale Info

US Navy Sea Chanters To Perform FREE Concert At LGMS April 25 - 7:00 PM:  Don't miss this incredible event! Tickets are required. A limited number are available on a 1st come, 1st served basis. Click for details:  US Navy Sea Chanters

The Badger Community Education Spring Program Brochure Is Here!  Explore a wide variety of classes for all ages. Register in person at Badger High School or via US Mail.  (Get details here)

4K Registration Going On Now (Get details here)

Nutrition Information: Click on this link for some great nutrition information (Click here

Lake Geneva Schools Late Winter/Spring Concert Schedule (Click here)

Text Messaging:  If you would like to receive text alerts from the school district, follow this link:  District Text Alerts

Open Enrollment: Know someone who is interested in open enrolling in Lake Geneva Schools for the 2017-18 school year? The Wisconsin open enrollment window is February 6 - April 28. Get more information on our website at http://www.lakegenevaschools.com/registration 


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