August 13-15 – Retreat
August 18 – First day of academic classes
September 1 – No School – Labor Day
September 3 – Back to School Night
September 12 – No School – Professional Development
September 15-19 – Family Meeting Week
September 17 – Quarter 1 Progress Reports mailed home
October 10 – Quarter 1 ends
Retreat is from August 13-15 and is mandatory for all grades. Grade level advisors will contact your family the week of August 4 with more information about the retreat activities. The 2014 Retreat Permission Slip will be sent home with the start of school mailing. Your child MUST bring their permission slip on their first day of retreat. If your child is unable to attend retreat please contact our office immediately.
NEW SITE UPDATE
Construction at our new school site is progressing swiftly. We are still on schedule to move over winter break. The outside of the building has been painted, and the indoor floors and walls are finished. All sights are on the big move!
LEADERSHIP’S NEW LIBRARY
This year former English teacher, Ms. Godwin, rejoins the LHS community as our new Librarian. Ms. Godwin has been busy fundraising to create an amazing selection of diverse and books for our students. The goal of our library is to provide our students with captivating and challenging books that will not only improve their reading skills but will cultivate a life-long love for reading. For more information and to donate, check out the LHS Library Blog and the LHS Library Facebook Page.
BUILDON TRIP TO BURKINA FASO
Our students Myrnasia Carter (11), Ty’nesha Henderson (12), and Tre’von Boykin (11) are currently on a volunteer trip to Burkina Faso with buildOn. On this 3-week adventure, our students are helping to build a school house, which will help create sustainability the economically impoverished country. This trip will also provide our students with rare, life changing experiences in which they will not only learn about our world, but about themselves. We will provide an update of their trip upon their return. Click here for more information about buildOn and their work in Burkina Faso.
A WARM WELCOME TO OUR NEW TEACHERS AND STAFF!
We are very excited to welcome the following new additions to the Leadership staff!
Ms. Arge – Art & Advisory 9
Ms. Derusha – Spanish & Advisory 10
Mr. Fajardo – Algebra & Calculus
Ms. Godwin – Librarian & Advisory 11
Mr. Hahn – English, Government & Advisory 9
Ms. Lewis – Campus Supervisor
Ms. Michaud – Chemistry & Advisory 9
Mr. Montenegro – Psychology, Leadership & Advisory 10
Ms. Vivieros – English
Mr. Welch – Leadership & Advisory 9