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- 8th Grade Dance Friday June 2, 2017 6:00-8:00pm
- 8th Grade Picnic Monday June 5, 2017 *during school
March 15, 2017
5:00 - 9:00pm
Highland Square Location
LMS Family Reading Night
Weds. March 15, 2017
5:30 - 7:00pm
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Mark Your Calendars
Tuesday November 15th, 2016
Our Drama Club will present:
"Where There's A Will, There's A Murder"
When ten distant relatives learn that each of them is about to inherit a million dollars, wheels begin to turn and plots hatch. If someone doesn't make it through the stormy weekend ahead, their share will be divided equally among the others. It doesn't take a mathematical genius to figure out that less is more. As bodies pile up, the laughs come fast and furiously in this ‘whodunnit’ that proves that Where There’s a Will, There’s a Murder.
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. . . . . . . .the following play information and dates are from 2015
The Date Is Set!
Mark your calendars for Thursday, May 21st
The Litchfield Drama Club brings a Musical to the Argo Stage. The one and only public performance will be held on May 21st at 6:00pm.
Tickets are $1 for students and seniors and $2 for adults.
APS LINK: http://www.akronschools.com/index.php?do=/event/2452
Dec. 18, 2013
Choir, Band and Strings
including a special finale in which all of our talented students will perform together.
"Fifteen Reasons Not to be in a Play"
by Alan Haehnel
December 6, 2013
Litchfield Middle School
* Donations always accepted *
a special performance is planned for students during the day
This is a play about not being in a play, ironically expressed through a hilarious series of monologues, duets, and ensemble scenes. From early traumas involving a glory-seeking elementary school teacher to possible disturbances in the global climate, 15 Reasons Not To Be in a Play keeps the audience guessing just what scenario will be next.
2016 LMS Family Night
November 17, 2016
. . . details will be shared here as soon as possible
. . . 2014 LMS Famliy Night info below
Mr. Larry Johnson Jr.
NIHF STEM High School
All Call Message 12.1.16
8th Grade Students who are still interested in joining staff and students on the 2017 Philadelphia, Penn. Trip Please Contact Mrs. Cline or Mrs. Miller as soon as possible
November 18th, 2017
Friday . . . 1st Payment Due: $100
2017 8th Grade Summer Trip
INFORMATION MEETING #1
October 5, 2016
Please join staff and other families for a chance to meet with a representative from Traveling Classrooms. You will hear details of the Summer 2017 trip and have the opportunity to ask questions.
*below you can see a few photos of past trips
In the Fall a flier will come home with details including cost, dates, etc.
A meeting will be scheduled for families to meet and hear from the Owner of Traveling Classrooms, the tour company that LMS has used for many years for our trips.
Litchfield Middle School staff members chaperone this trip and the students always have a great time :)
Due to some final touches 'of the construction sort' we are unable to hold the VIPTA Student Tour on Thursday evening, Aug. 11.
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We DO look forward to seeing EVERYONE on Thursday August 25th for our Student Orientation from 10-Noon, this includes all grades.
NOTE: our staff and our PTA and our older students will be putting in extra time and energy to be sure our NEW students are 'in the know' and 'at ease' during our School Orientation AND throughout the first weeks of school...
Thank You all so very much for your patience and we will see you all on the 25th.
All New students and their families are invited to a Meet & Greet Tour at the new Firestone Litchfield CLC.
Join our Staff and PTA for a Tour of the new building, have a chance to meet fellow Litchfield Argonauts and our Staff, new students may buy their school lock in advance of the first day (locks= $5) and much more.
August 11, 2016 Thursday 6:00-7:00pm
Firestone Litchfield Community Learning Center
new building located on Rampart Ave. & Castle Ave. in Akron
Please be sure to RSVP to our PTA via email by July 30, 2016
Thank You So Very Much
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Congratulations to Mr. Jefferson Whited
Litchfield Middle School's Building TEACHER OF THE YEAR
. . . and a WONDERFUL ONE!
He gives so much to his students in the classroom and even more of himself and his precious time are given to our kids 'outside' of his classes and after school hours.
He has received grants for his students to take part in various activities including The Soap Box Derby and the Planning/redo of the Courtyard at LMS . . . He was the Coach for our Girl's City Champs Basketball Team and he organizes the Litchfield Ski Club every year . As Litchfield's Gateway to Technology teacher, Mr. Whited accompanies his students on various excursions like the Firestone High School Middle School Robotics Competitions each year and the Genius Project this year. Our teachers give so much to our children during these important and sometimes difficult years between elementary and high school. We are grateful for every one of them, but, today we shout about Mr. Whited . . .
He has monitored countless 'lunch periods' and 'recess basketball games' and every day the 'presence' he brings to our school hallway considering his classroom is across from the School Office in a very busy spot during class changes, he is, simply stated, what Fred M. Rogers would call 'a helper'.
Tell your kids to say Congratulations to him before the year comes to an end or, even better - Give him a 'Thank You'.
Many posts to our Facebook Page grab the attention of our followers, but, never has one been quite as popular as our Congratulations post for Mr. Whited.
So far it has been viewed by over 2500 people.
Thank You so very much Litchfield Community :)
A message for those with students in Akron's Elementary Schools
(Kindergarten - Grade 5)
Take a moment and read the information on the Akron Zoo BACKPACK FORM
To print a copy of the form click the link below to open a printable PDF
Come join us in the Litchfield Auditorium for the Drama Club's spring musical,
The Princess and the Pea! Performance is on Thursday, May 12, 2016 at 6:00pm.
It will be a night of fun for the whole family, we hope you'll join us . . .
link to above original information: http://www.akronschools.com/school/Litchfield+Middle+School/headlines/3705
May 5, 2016 was Litchfield's 1st Language Night and it was wonderful
The goal of the evening was for the students to HAVE and/or CREATE a 'CULTURAL EXPERIENCE' or simply show what they know.
There were Videos made and shared . . . students were Singing . . . Instruments were played . . . Poems were recited . . . Food was made and shared . . .Works of Art were recreated . . . The overall event turned out, and I quote a staff member, to be "VERY COOL".
Students deserve applause and congratulations for longer than the evening would allow.
a big thank you to OUR French and Spanish teachers as well as other Staff Members who helped make this such a success . . .
. . . and thank you to Mme Barnum for the photos that we couldn't wait to share!
May 9, 2016 ALL CALL MESSAGE
from: PTA President Lydia Hearty
The coordinators of the 8th Grade year end activities have a few requests...
- Beverages (Bottled Water, Sodas)
*please no energy drinks/Monster, etc.
- Plastic Eggs (students will take part in an Argo Egg Hunt)
- Small Prizes to fit in Plastic Eggs
THANK YOU TO ALL WHO ARE ABLE TO HELP TO MAKE THESE EVENTS A SUCCESS FOR OUR 8TH GRADE ARGOS, PLEASE KNOW THAT EVERY LITTLE BIT OF HELP IS VERY MUCH APPRECIATED :)
DC Trip PARENT MEETING
May 2, 2016 6:00-7:00pm
Trip Balance due by May 10, 2016.
You can bring the money to the main office, care of Mr. Lysiak.
information above taken from: http://www.akronschools.com/school/Litchfield+Middle+School/headlines/3526
Litchfield students took part in the Genius Project held in late March AND they, along with other APS Schools, came home WITH HONORS.
The 35 teams, composed of 175 students from Canton City, Massillon City, Plain Local, Lake Local and Tuslaw Local schools, displayed their creations Monday at the Cultural Center for the Arts. Marble runs with names such as "The Flamethrower," "Space Jam," and "The Big Whale" filled table tops.
(Story courtesy of Kelly Byer/cantonrep.com, photo by Scott Heckel/cantonrep.com)
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Litchfield 7th Grade Participants Pictured Below
Brian Bregu, Liam Lee, and Aidan Ray along with their teacher Mr. Jefferson Whited
Please forgive us, we are a bit behind in the Sharing Nice News Department. We hope to gather more photos, but, for now, here are 3 Litchfield 7th Grade students at the APS Science Fair held earlier this year..
This event is a rather big deal for our students. The event is 'big' in size (number of participants) and 'big' with regard to the pressure on each student to be prepared.
A 'Big' Congratulations to All of our Argos Who Attended 🤗