Welcome To Your March 3, 2017 LGMS Wolves Word Newsletter
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Your Weekly LGMS Reminders

Monday, March 6 - Girls Basketball v. Delavan
7th Home / 8th Away - 3:45 p.m.

Tuesday, March 7th - LGMS Band Concert @ 6:00 p.m.

Thursday, March 9th - Late Start @ 9:30 a.m.
(Buses run two hours later than normal pick up time)

Thursday, March 9th - Girls Basketball v. Waterford
7th Home / 8th Away - 3:45 p.m.

March 27 - March 31 - Spring Break 

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Student Council:  We will have a meeting for all members on Wednesday, March 8th.

Dance Team: We will perform on Monday, March 6th and Thursday, March 9th at approximately 4:10 PM. The girls will need to arrange a ride for around 4:30 PM or they may return to the gym to watch the game and ride the 5:20 bus. There will be no other practice this week other than our performance nights. Please come cheer us on.

Jazz Choir:  No Jazz Choir Tuesday March 7.

Girls Basketball:  We will have our first interscholastic games on Monday and Thursday. Games begin at 3:45. Seventh grade will be home on Monday vs. Delavan-Darien and home on Thursday vs. Waterford. Eighth grade will be away on Monday and away on Thursday. Please check the LGMS website for conference school driving directions if needed. Additionally, practice will be Wednesday and Friday until 5pm.Please use Door O on the west side of the school when entering for games. Doors usually open 15 minutes prior to start of game. 

Stock Market Club:  Stock Market Club will continue meeting on Thursdays after school. The last meeting will be next week on Thursday, March 16th.

Yearbook:  Yearbook will meet on Tuesday, March 7th, until 4:10pm.

Band:  The 5th-8th Grade Band Midwinter Concert is Tuesday, March 7th at 6:00 pm in the LGMS gym. Band students need to be in their assigned spot by 5:30 ready to play. Band uniform: red band shirts, khaki pants, black shoes/socks.  

Students are rehearsing for the Solo & Ensemble Music Festival. Good luck to all our students!

Click here to access our LGMS Orchestra Facebook page:   LGMS Orchestra

Click here to access our LGMS Band Facebook page:   LGMS Bands
Congratulations to Kyle deGelder and Crete Slattery who represented Lake Geneva Schools at the Regional Spelling Bee on March 1, 2017 held at Whitewater High School.  There were 37 students competing for the top three spots and the chance to continue on to the State Spelling Bee.  Kyle finished in 12th place and Crete finished in 13th place at the bee.  We are very proud of both of them!

The LGMS forensics team ended a fantastic season with an awards party March 1st. This year, our nineteen team members participated in meets at Reek School, Brookwood, and Elkhorn Middle School. Students proudly earned 33 superior and 23 excellent rankings overall, with performances in prose, readers' theater, demonstration, poetry, and solo acting. Thank you for all your hard work! Great job students!
Students celebrating Mardi Gras and sharing their version of the King Cake with Principal Anne Heck, Mrs. Gahart and Ms. McNally.
Students in Mrs. Maturno's classes read tongue twisters from Dr. Seuss to celebrate his birthday March 2nd!
Seventh grade science students are creating models of atoms of elements from the periodic table and displaying their work on our HUGE student-made “Periodic Table Wall” in the science classroom. Check it out!
Your child has received an information packet for our Outdoor Ed trip coming up in April. The mandatory health form and optional shirt order are due to their 10th hour teacher no later than March 24th. If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Butke.

Permission Form:   Outdoor Education Permission Form

Clothing Order form:  ​ Outdoor Education Clothing Order Form

Mrs. Pettijohn: "I would like to recognize Mrs. Pettijohn because she is the most sweetest and understanding teacher.  I've have always loved science but she opened up new possibilities and subjects that I like.  Every morning in science class we have fun or at least make a joke and that makes people's day." -Molly

Mr. Turk: "He has not only challenged me to stretch my brain and think a lot.He also makes learning in class fun."-Andrea

Please join Pizza Hut and our community in a fundraiser to support one of our LGMS families that lost all of their belongings and home in a fire.

Click this link to open the flyer which must be redeemed at Pizza Hut:   Pizza Hut Flyer
Sign up by March 24 for the Badger Volleyball clinic/league for girls in grades 5-8. League starts April 4.

Click  here for details.

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

Click these links for the March breakfast and lunch menus.


4K Registration Going On Now (Get details 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 

The Wisconsin Forward Exam is Coming this Spring! The Wisconsin Forward Exam is a state-wide exam designed to gauge how well students are doing in relation to the Wisconsin Academic Standards. These standards outline what students should know and be able to do in order to be college and career ready. The Forward Exam is administered online in the spring of each school year for Grades 3-8 in English Language Arts (ELA) and mathematics; Grades 4 and 8 in Science; and Grades 4, 8, and 10 in Social Studies. The Forward Exam will be given in schools between March 20 and May 5, 2017. Specific dates will be provided soon. Visit our website for more information at Wisconsin Forward Exam.

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