Welcome To Your May 5, 2017 LGMS Wolves Word Newsletter
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Your Weekly LGMS Reminders
Monday, May 8th - 8th track - Conference @ East Troy (3:30 p.m.)

Tuesday, May 9th - Orchestra Concert @ 6:00 p.m.

Wednesday, May 10th - 7th track - Conference @ Elkhorn (3:30 p.m.)

Thursday, May 11th - LATE START @ 9:30 a.m. (Buses will run 2 hours later than normal)

Looking Ahead ...

Tuesday, May 23rd - 8th Grade Dance 
Friday, May 26th - Last Day of School / Promotion Ceremony

Extracurricular Reminder banner
Student Council: We will be having our End of the Year Celebration on Wednesday, May 10th. Please remember to bring the food/drink items that you signed up for.

Orchestra: Orchestra Concert - Tuesday May 9, LGMS gym start time 6 pm. Students report at 5:15 pm to rehearse combined piece, Star Wars. Students need to be in concert dress (black orchestra polo, black pants or knee length skirt and black shoes). Wearing the correct dress, behavior and being on time count for a grade.


LGMS TEACHERS OF THE WEEK
Mrs. Wade - "Mrs. Wade is a very important teacher to me because she makes a boring subject into a class that I can't wait to go to.  She also makes me feel joyful when I get down.  Mrs. Wade is a wonderful teacher to everybody." - Hayden
Ms. Markuson - "Ms. Markuson made learning fun for me and is funny.  She made math not as bad as I thought it was going to be." - Jesse
Save The Date:
2017-18 School Year
E-Registration
Please CLICK HERE for important registration information for next school year
ESL FAMILY RESOURCE FAIR
Central Denison, Star Center, and Eastview Elementary Schools are hosting a family night for families of students who are learning English as a Second Language.

Where: Eastview Elementary School Cafeteria

When: Wednesday, May 17th
5:00-6:30PM
**Central-Denison 3rd grade parents will attend Eastview meeting at 6:00PM**


Please call Piper Lois @ Eastview Elementary for more information: (262) 348-6000 Ext. 6214.  
Who: The entire family

What: Dinner with fellow families and other information including…

  • ESL program
  • ACCESS test information
  • summer programs like the YMCA and Lake Geneva Public Library
  • registration and other summer academic opportunities in the district (summer school and tutoring)
  • recreational activities like swim lessons, beach passes, and soccer programs
  • elementary academic programs to use this summer (raz kids, tumblebooks, education city, front row math, etc.)
   **Dinner and childcare will be provided** 
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 Badger Summer Sports Camps & Swim Lessons.  Programs start in June.  Learn More
Register Now For Badger Summer Sports Camps & Swim Lessons.  Programs start in June.  Learn More
  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 High School Spring Play "The Anatomy of Gray" - May 4, 5 & 6 at 7:00PM in Recital Hall. Tickets are available in the Badger High main office and at the door for $5/person. Badger students are free. Limited seating is available. Learn More Here

District 4K Round Up - May 11, 4-6PM: Central-Denison and Star Center Elementary Schools are rounding up 4K students or the 2017-2018 School Year. Meet the 4K teachers, participate in fun activities, experience the 4K environment & register for school! Learn More

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

Save The Date: "Bob K Day - June 3": Join us at Badger High School on Saturday, June 3, from 3-9pm to celebrate the life & memory of our beloved former Badger High Principal Bob Kopydlowski. Fun activities for all ages, food, live music & more. Admission is free. Donations are welcome to support the Bob K Memorial Scholarship Fund.  Learn More

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

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