Two Week Look Ahead - March 4, 2016

Two Week Look Ahead

Good afternoon.  The winter sports season is winding down.  The only team playing at this 
point, is the girls basketball team.  With most of our students in between seasons, this 
is the time of year that we tend to have a lot of activities so that all of our students 
are a to attend or participate.  Here is a calendar for the next two weeks:

Friday, March 4 -  Girls Basketball vs. Millbury at 7:00 pm at Millbury ? District 
tournament game

Monday, March 7 - Program of Studies posted on the LHS website

Tuesday, March 8 ? Early Release for PD at 10:55 am
-        National Latin Exam at 7:25 am

Thursday, March 10 ? Mr. LHS Pageant at 7:00 pm

Monday, March 14 ? Project 351 Clothing Drive Begins

Tuesday, March 15 ? Course Registration meeting during Advisory
-        Class of 2018 Presents Hypnotist, Frank Santos Jr. at 7:00 pm in the auditorium
-        Iceland Trip informational meeting at 7:00 pm in room 202

Wednesday, March 16 ? Recommendation Day

Thursday, March 17 ? Recommendation Day

Friday, March 18 ? Class of 2017 is sponsoring a Lock-In 8:00 pm ? 7:00 am on Saturday

Monday, March 21 ? Spring Sports Try-Outs Begin

Tuesday, March 22 ? MCAS Grade 10 ELA Composition

Wednesday, March 23 ? MCAS Grade 10 ELA Comprehension 1&2

Thursday, March 24 ? MCAS Grade 10 ELA Comprehension 3

News from the School Counseling Office
All LHS students in grades 8-11 are required to complete the Lunenburg High School 4-year 
plan prior to registering for courses for 2016-17.  The plan is attached here and can 
also be accessed from each student's Naviance Family Connection account.

Students interested in a career in Nursing - please see attached invitation to the 
Nursing Schools Expo held on Monday, April 4, 2016 at the University of Massachusetts 

MCAS Test Dates
Grade 10 English Language Arts (ELA) - March 22, 23 and March 24
Grade 10 Math - May 17 and May 18
Grade 10 Science & Technology/ Engineering (STE) - June 1 and June 2
  • This is for all grade 10 students as well as grade 9 students presently taking Biology or Engineering the Future

Grade 8 ELA - April 7 and April 8
Grade 8 Math & STE - testing window May 10-24.  Specific dates TBD.

Seniors News
April 15th - this is the LAST day for seniors to submit a completed Community Scholarship 
Application to Mrs. B in the School Counseling Office.  Other scholarship applications 
are available in the office and students are encouraged to check-in frequently to see 
what is new.

As students receive admission decisions from the colleges and universities they have 
applied to, please remember to go in to your Naviance account and report it - options 
include accepted, denied, waitlisted, etc.  All students must report each admission 
decision in advance of graduation.  Students are also welcome to

Please check with the college(s) you are interested in attending regarding the deadline 
for financial aid forms to be received.  You may also want to ask your college about its 
definition of an application deadline - whether it is the date the college receives your 
FAFSA, or the date your FAFSA is processed.  Each college can set their own deadline 
which is always on or before the Massachusetts deadline for priority consideration is  
May 1, 2016.

All students taking an AP course have received information regarding registration and 
payment for their exams.  Payment received before Wednesday, March 16, 2016 will avoid a 
$10 late fee and the final day to register and pay for exams is Friday, March 18, 2016.  
Registration and payment is done at  If you have 
questions, please call the School Counseling Office.

The School Counseling Office is sponsoring a field trip to the Boston National College 
Fair on Monday, May 23rd. Permission slip is attached and also available in our office.  
The cost of the trip is $15.  There are 52 spots available for this trip and slots will 
be assigned on a first come, first serve basis when students have returned a completed 
permission slip and payment to Mrs. B in the School Counseling Office.


Brian Spadafino


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