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LCBMS WEEKLY BULLETIN
WEEK OF FEBRUARY 12, 2018

Monday, February 12

D Day

Music Day:  F2

Tuesday, February 13

A Day

Music Day:  A3

There will be a Boys’ Basketball HOME game vs. Putnam Valley at 4:15 p.m.

There will be a Girls’ Basketball AWAY game vs. Hen Hud (Blue Mtn. M.S.) at 4:45 p.m.

The Lakeland Copper Beech Middle School Gay-Straight Alliance Club will meet today, after school, in Room 302.  Plan to take the 4:30 bus home.  See Ms. Bloom in Room 226 or Ms. Weinbaum in the 8th Grade Guidance Office for more information.

Honors Chorus will meet today at 8:30 a.m. in Room 313.  This will be a sectional rehearsal for SOPRANOS only.  Promptness is appreciated.  Please contact Ms. Delli Carpini with any questions.

Cooking Club will meet today, after school, in Room 338.  Plan to take the 5:30 bus home.

“Do you know how to knit or crochet?  Are you interested in learning?”  Bring your yarn and needles to the Crochet & Knit Club today, after school, in Room 308.  All grade level students and faculty are welcome to attend!

Principal’s Cabinet will meet today, after school, in Room 302.  Plan to take the 4:30 bus home.

Wednesday, February 14

B Day

Music Day:  B3

There will be a Boys’ Basketball HOME game vs. Haldane-W at 4:15 p.m.

There will be an end-of-season party today, after school, for the Girls’ Basketball team.  Location TBD (please listen for announcements).  Plan to take the 5:30 bus home.

Junior Warriors will meet today, after school, in Room 202.  Plan to take the 4:30 bus home.

Yoga Club will meet today, after school, in the Fitness Room.  Plan to take the 4:30 bus home.  All students are welcome!  Mats will be provided.

Coding Club for grades 7 & 8 will meet today, after school, in Room 216.  Plan to take the 4:30 bus home.

Thursday, February 15

C Day

Music Day:  C3

Student Government will meet today, after school, in Room 216.  Plan to take the 4:30 bus home.

There will be an end-of-season Boys’ Basketball party today, after school, in Gym A.  Plan to take the 5:30 bus home.

Friday, February 16

D Day

Music Day:  D3

Miscellaneous/Upcoming:

*Girls’ Lacrosse Intramurals will be held on Fridays, in Gym A, at 8:15 a.m.  Please see Coach Sarsen with any questions.

*Sewing Club Group A is canceled for Tuesday, February 13th.  Group A will meet again on February 27th, after school, in Room 339.  Plan to take the 5:30 bus home.  Remember to check Google Classroom for updates and information.

*The next Cooking Club meeting will be on March 13th.  Also, the March 20th Cooking Club meeting will be moved to March 27th.  Meetings will be in Room 338 until 5:30.

*Coding Club for 6th grade will meet on Wednesday, February 21st, after school, in Room 216.  Plan to take the 4:30 bus home.

*Student Government will meet on March 13th, after school, in Room 216.  Plan to take the 4:30 bus home.

*From our Student Assistance Counselor:  “This week, LCBMS recognizes National Children of Alcoholics Awareness week, which is intended to raise awareness of children affected by parental substance abuse issues. Too often, kids feel confused and helpless, and unaware of how to gain support.  Together, we can increase awareness of this hidden problem and the support available.  If there is something you would like to discuss in confidence, please reach out to any of the support staff in the building.  You are not alone…”

Health Office Information

Scoliosis Screening

New York State mandates that all 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students attending public school be screened for Scoliosis.  Scoliosis is the abnormal curve of the spine, and if left untreated, can cause future health problems.  If your child has had a physical exam with their health care provider, and if “Scoliosis” is marked on the exam, this will be acceptable.

Spring Sports

Sign-ups for Spring Sports for the Lakeland Central School District will begin in February for high school athletes and in March for middle school athletes.  If you would like to play a sport for school, then a current physical exam is required to be on file in the Nurse’s Office.  Keep in mind that a physical exam is valid for one year from the date noted on the exam.  Vision and hearing results are mandated requirements for sports participation.  Should your child need screening, please have him/her check with the Nurse’s Office.  Exceptional student athletes interested in a high school Spring sport must see Sharon Sarsen, Athletic Director, as soon as possible for further information.  Her contact number is:  914-603-9929.  Copper Beech Sports Registration will open on Wednesday, February 21, 2018 and close on Tuesday, February 27, 2018 at 3:00 p.m.  On February 21, 2018, a link to the Online Registration form will be posted on the district website.  Instructions will be provided with this link.  All required medical documentation is necessary to process a sports card.  If any information is missing, the sports card will be denied and not processed.

Required Vaccine

On October 26, 2016, 2015, Governor Cuomo signed into law, Chapter 401 of the laws of 2015, which amended New York State (NYS) Public Health Law (PHL) Section 2164, to require children entering or attending 7th and 12th grade, on or after September 1, 2016, to receive an adequate dose or doses of vaccine against Meningococcal Disease, as recommended by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP).  Students will need this vaccine in order to begin 7th grade in September of 2018.  Please contact your health care provider for an appointment and for further details.  Once your child has received the vaccine, please be sure to provide the Nurse’s Office with a copy of the immunization.

 Bulletin - Week of 2/12