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DAILY BULLETIN

4/22/2019

Riddle of the Day:

“Only two backbones and thousands of ribs.”

WELCOME BACK:  We hope you all had a great spring break.  Summer is coming but not time for vacation yet!  Work hard and do your best in this last stretch of the school year!  Dr. Gruwell

SCHOOL SITE COUNCIL MEETING:  Tuesday, April 23rd, 2:00, Room 53.  Dr. Gruwell

CHARACTER COUNTS CELEBRATION:  Congratulations to 502 students who had no discipline during 3rd quarter and will receive a treat at lunch times on Thursday, April 25th.  Students who are eligible will receive an invitation during 1st period on Thursday.  Please bring your invitation to lunch to get your treat.  Dr. Gruwell

PBIS SHAREHOLDER’S MEETING:  will be held on Thursday, April 25th at 6:30 in the library.  All are welcome.  Mr. Powell

SPIN TO WIN:  was scheduled on Friday, April 26th but will be held on Tuesday, April 30th instead.  Mr. Alberg

YVHS COLOR GUARD:  The YVHS Color Guard team will be visiting LCMS during lunch times on Friday, April 26th.  Thank you for coming to LCMS!  Dr. Gruwell

SATURDAY SCHOOL:  will be held on Saturday, April 27th, from 8:00 -12:15 in Room 33/34.  Parents must provide transportation but lunch is provided to those who sign up by noon time on Friday, April 26th.  Sign up in Student Services.  Dr. Gruwell

            BOYS BASEBALL TRYOUTS:  Mr. Carnes will be holding baseball tryouts again on Wednesday, April 24th.  All who showed up on April 11th need to attend again.  Mr. Carnes 

            ATTENTION 7TH GRADERS:  We have a few openings for next school year to fill for 8th grade Office Aides, Library Aides, and Aides in Mr. Krushin’s room to help with severely handicapped students.  If you’re interested in one of these positions as your elective for next year, please sign up in the counseling office during lunch time only!  You must have excellent grades and no incident reports in order to qualify.  Please note: A note from your parent/guardian is required to allow you to work with severely handicapped students.  Mrs. Buchanan

LCMS TALENT SHOW: Do you dance, sing, act or have some hidden talent you'd like to share? Then consider being a part of La Contenta’s Annual Talent Show to be held on May 23rd. This is your chance to showcase your talents on stage. Those who are interested can pick up an entry form, permission slip, and more information in Student Services. Please return completed forms to Student Services by Friday, April 12th. The first rehearsal starts this Wednesday, April 24th in the MPR. Late buses will be available. See Mrs. Cavelti in room 12 if you have any questions. We look forward to showcasing all your various talents!  Mrs. Cavelti

            GALLERY 62 YOUTH ART EXHIBIT:  The Morongo Basin Cultural Arts Council invites all K-8th grade students to enter one work of art in the 2019 Youth Art Show.  Entries are to be turned in to Gallery 62 at 61601 29 Palms Hwy in Joshua Tree, on either Sunday April 28 from 3-4:30 or Tuesday, April 30, between 3 and 5 p.m.  Please come to Student Services to pick up a flyer.  Dr. Gruwell

ANSWER TO RIDDLE:  “Railroad.” 

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

4/15 - 4/19 - Spring Break - no school for students

4/23 - School Site Council Meeting, Room 53, 2:00 

4/25 - Character Counts Celebration at lunch times 

4/25 - PBIS Shareholder Meeting, 6:30, Library

4/26 - YVHS Color Guard to visit at lunch times

4/27 - Saturday School, 8:00 - 12:15, Room 33/34

4/30 - Spin-to-Win at lunch times 

5/1 - Parent Visitation Day 

5/2 - G.A.T.E. Parent Meeting, 5:30, Library 

5/2 - 6th Grade Orientation Meeting, MPR, 6:00  

5/3 - Law Day Field Trip

5/6 - Steak & Shake Lunch with the Principal

5/9 -  Spring Band and Choir Concert, MPR, 6:00 - Refreshments will be sold by the parent group

5/10 - G.A.T.E. Field Trip to Tolerance Museum

5/10 - Paint Night 

5/11 - Saturday School, 8:00 - 12:16, Room 33/34

5/13 - PBIS Committee Meeting, 2:15, Room 53

5/14 - La Contenta Parent Association Meeting, 3:00, Library

5/15 - G.A.T.E. District Wide Celebration

5/15 - Last Day to Pay with Checks in ASB 

5/16 - Water Education Festival for 8th Graders

5/16 - Baseball and Softball Games at Luckie Park vs. TPJHS, 2:15

5/18 - ASB Field Trip to Wet & Wild  Cancelled

5/21 - Yucca Valley Youth Commission visiting at lunch times

5/21 - School Site Council Meeting, Library, 2:00

5/22 - Staff vs. Player Softball Game, 2:00, PE Field

5/22 - Volunteer Appreciation Dinner, 6:00, MPR

5/23 - Baseball and Softball Games at Luckie Park vs. TPJHS 2:15

5/23 - Last Day of Late Buses 

5/23 - Talent Show, 5:30, MPR

5/25 - Saturday School, 8:00 - 12:15, room 33/34

5/27 - No School - Memorial Day

5/30 and 5/31 - Big Smiles Dental Program visiting LCMS

5/31- Spin-to-Win at lunch times

6/3 - Steak and Shake Lunch with the Principal

6/5 - Parent Visitation Day

6/7 - Promotion Dance

6/10 - Special Bell Schedule - Yearbook Signing Party and 2nd Semester Academic Celebration

6/11 - Special Bell Schedule - Promotion Practice

6/12 - Special Bell Schedule - Last Day of School

6/12 - Celebration of Academic Success, 8:00 a.m., quad

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