Posts from the Principal- 2/7/21
Week 20 of the 20-21 School Year
For the word of the Lord is upright, and all his work is done in faithfulness. He loves righteousness and justice; the earth is full of the steadfast love of the Lord.
Psalm 33:4-5
Greetings MLS Families,

Students will return to the building starting on Monday, February 8th with Cohorts A & C in school and Cohorts B and D at home. We will begin Quarter 3's Choice of Instruction tomorrow, Feb. 8th. Each parent/student was granted their choice, meaning if you selected the 5 day in person option, your child can begin to attend MLS everyday starting Feb. 8th. In order to accomodate our 8th graders that chose 5 day instruction, we moved our 8th grade classroom and Ms. Zambelli to the 2nd floor Library. Ms. Martin is now in Room 102.

An email was sent out on Friday regarding Parent/Teacher/Student Conferences on Wednesday, February 10th from 1:30-4:00pm and 6:00-8:00pm. The conferences will be held virtually. Please sign up using the following link if you haven't already done so. The link to the parent login is:
Attention Juniors & parents of Juniors - Mrs. Lecakes sent out an email regarding two opportunities for you to take the standardized tests colleges may use in your application process. We will offer the SAT during the school day on Wednesday, March 24th. We will offer the ACT during the school day on Tuesday, April 20th.  Please note: this is different from what was reported earlier this year!!! We have opted to close our public administration of our SAT in order to ensure your safety as you take this exam. We have also changed our ACT date in order to register for an on-lilne administration. The SAT is $52 and the ACT is $55. Payment for these exams will be due by February 11th. 

Attention all high school students - Pace University is hosting a Hackathon! The Hackathon is a 3 day event for high school students to create games or mobile apps related to the Billion Oyster Project. The event will take place February 24th, 26th, 27th and 28th. See link below for additional information.

Students aged 13 to 18 - Maspeth Federal Savings is hosting the American Bankers Association’s Lights, Camera, Save contest which encourages students between the ages of 13-18 to create & submit a short video on a financial related topic to us. The winner will receive a prize from MFS and their video will be sent to the ABA to be considered for the national competition! See flyer below. You can also find more information on our website:
8th and 12th grade graduates - Please make your selection for your yearbook picture by February 12th. If you do not select your yearbook picture, a picture will be selected for you.  
The Cougar Parent Club is determined to keep the fundraising going! They are hosting another Charleston Wrap Sale. Online ordering is open now and will continue through June 18th, 2021. Electronic orders must be placed online no later than 03/05/2021 to receive delivery prior to Easter. Mail orders should be sent to school by March 1st for Easter delivery. For orders delivered in time for Mother's Day, the electronic order should be placed no later than 04/12/2021 and mail orders should be sent to school by April 7th. You may order from any of the catalogs until June 18th. See links below:

Gourmet Gourmet
A reminder to our hybrid students to get their COVID testing done according to the cycle below. Please communicate your date of testing and submit your results to Ms. Boyle. 
The following groups are next:
Jan. 26 - Feb. 12 Last Name M - Q
Feb. 16 - Feb. 26 Last Name R - Z


  • Parents please remember to check your email and blackbaud messages frequently.
  • Students must remain on camera throughout the day, for each and every class. 
  • Students must submit work using their blackbaud account. Students should not email an assignment that a teacher instructed them to submit on blackbaud.
  • Students must submit the daily health screening sent out by Ms. Boyle each morning.
  • Zoom codes can be found on Blackbaud on each class page. In the event a teacher is absent, an assignment will be posted on Blackbaud under their class page.
Schedule for the Week of February 8th
2/8 - Cohort A & C in school, Cohort B & D at home
2/9 - Cohort B & C in school, Cohort A & D at home
2/10 - Dismissal 12:33pm Parent/Teacher/Student Conferences
Cohort A & C in school, Cohort B & D at home
2/11 - Cohort B & C in school, Cohort A & D at home
2/12 - No School

Future Calendar Dates
February 15th - February 19th - School Closed/Winter Break
March 21st - Quarter 3 ends
April 1st - April 9th - School Closed/Easter Break
April 12th - Quarter 4 begins
May 28th - May 31st - School Closed/Memorial Day Break

Lunch Schedule for the Week of Feb. 8th
Monday: Stuff shells with Garlic Bread
Tuesday: BLT 
Wednesday: No Lunch/Half Day
Thursday: Baked Ziti With Cornbread

Have a great week,
Mrs. Younghese
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