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  • Friday, February 24

    Posted by Kate Baker at 2/24/2017
    • Donuts are back! Remember to bring your dollars next week to purchase donuts before school or at break. Delicious maple bars and chocolate bars will be available everyday next week.
    • Attention all 7th grade honor students: after the pledge please come to the library for the informational meeting about National Junior Honor Society. Applications will be available at the meeting. Again come to the library after the pledge.
    • The Boys basketball A team will begin tournament play on Monday, February 27th. They will play Sawtooth at Sawtooth Middle School at 4:15. Admission will be charged as followed: 
      • Adults: $3.00 
      • Seniors: $1.00 
      • Students: $1.00 with activity card 
      • $2.00 without activity card 
      • Children: $1.00 (age 6-12) 
      • Free (below age 6) 
    • Attention all Lowell Scott students: You are invited to participate in open gym today in the Auxiliary gym from 3:30pm – 4:45pm. We will be having some friendly team competition with 4 vs 4 “King of the Court”. And as usual, prizes will be awarded to the top scoring teams of each court.
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  • Thursday, February 23

    Posted by Kate Baker at 2/23/2017
    • There are only 8 days left in NaNoWriMo, and things are really getting exciting! 
      • We already have 16 students who have crossed the finish line: Sabrina Beshirova, Hayley Bruns, Corrine Cannady, Rebecca Christensen, Clayton Delong, Tatiana Greenway, Taleah Kohler, Mia Mberwa, Harley Morgan, Norah Parsons, Sophia Pratt, Bella Saville, Lana Shin, Karla Tanner, and Gillian Wurschmidt. 
      • A special round of applause is due to Rebecca and Corrine who, combined, have written 211,828 words in just 22 days. 
      • And that's not all: the LSMS NaNoWriMo team has already written 1,059,774 words -- over a million words and still climbing! Wow! 
      • Everyone: KEEP WRITING and keep checking your NaNoMail! There will continue to be mail for the rest of the event, and every word you write is a word closer to your goal! Plan on Write-Ins after school next Monday and Tuesday!
    • Applications to be a library aide or Mouse Squad tech aide next year are available in the library. This is intended as a FULL-YEAR elective. Please return those as soon as possible for best consideration in your schedule for next year!
    • The donuts are back! Starting on Monday February 27th and everyday next week we will be selling maple bars and chocolate bars for $1.00. Before school and at break. Bring your money and enjoy a delicious donut.
    • Reminder all 7th graders interested in applying for National Junior Honor Society there will be a meeting in library on Friday during advisory. Applications will be available during the presentation. You must be on the honor roll to apply.
    • Attention 8th graders: Centennial High School is offering an Incoming Freshman Family Night on Tuesday, March 7th from 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. in the CHS main gym. This is your chance for you and your parents to get information about Centennial High School, meet the administrators, and hear about school activities available to freshman. The CHS staff will also discuss information about our district's Fast Forward Program, and the difference between AP and Concurrent classes. Please see the LSMS counselors for more information.
    • The Northwest Ada Little League Association are now accepting registration for Baseball and Softball players, ages 4-16. If you are interested in playing, please stop by for an informational flier. 
    • Attention all Lowell Scott students: You are invited to participate in open gym in the Auxiliary gym from 3:30pm – 4:45pm, this coming Friday. We will be having some friendly team competition with 4 vs 4 “King of the Court”. And as usual, prizes will be awarded to the top scoring teams of each court.
    • The Reflections Award Ceremony is currently taking place in the library. Teachers - Please excuse all participants.

     

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  • Tuesday, February 21

    Posted by Kate Baker at 2/21/2017
    • The Lowell Scott Math Counts team got 2nd place in the competition over the weekend at Boise State University.  Elena Yang lead the team with getting 3rd place over all.  The other team members that qualified for state are Ryan Ripley, Devi Turner, and Austin Li.  The next competition is March 11th.  Special shout out to the other awesome team members that attend the competition over the weekend: Hudson  Hailey, Cade Hymas, Skye Bowman, and Jake Palin.  There were 130 participants from 13 different schools in the treasure valley and all of our students scored in the top 40!  Lowell Scott did really well representing the smart students that attend our school.  Way to go!  Good luck at State.
    • Yesterday after school we had our second NaNoWriMo Write-In, with 13 competitors this time. Yesterday's winning novelist was Chloe Robbins, who wrote 1,021 words in just 40 minutes! Chloe, you can come to the library to claim your prize after the Pledge. We will have another Write-In after school today. This is a great way to add hundreds of words to your novel, so come on to the library from 3:20 to 4 today!
    • In other NaNo News, as of last night we have 53 writers who have passed the halfway mark and 4 writers who have already met or passed their goal! Congratulations to Sabrina Beshirova, Norah Parsons, Sophia Pratt, and Rebecca Christensen for hitting 100%! So far, our participants have written a total of 935,838 words -- that's almost a million words in just 20 days, and there are still ten days to go! Keep up the great work, writers!
    • Applications to be a library aide or Mouse Squad tech aide next year are available in the library or front office.
    • Attention 8th graders: Centennial High School is offering an Incoming Freshman Family Night on Tuesday, March 7th from 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. in the CHS main gym.  This is your chance for you and your parents to get information about Centennial High School, meet the administrators, and hear about school activities available to freshman.  The CHS staff will also discuss information about our district's Fast Forward Program, and the difference between AP and Concurrent classes.  Please see the LSMS counselors for more information.
    • Have any items missing?  Please check the lost and found in the cafeteria for any items you may have misplaced.  Items left unclaimed will be donated on Thursday morning.  Please make sure to stop by the cafeteria this week, for any missing items.
    • Attention all Lowell Scott students: You are invited to participate in open gym in the Auxiliary gym from 3:30pm – 4:45pm, this coming Friday. We will be having some friendly team competition with 4 vs 4 “King of the Court”.  And as usual, prizes will be awarded to the top scoring teams of each court. 
    • The Northwest Ada Little League Association are now accepting registration for Baseball and Softball players, ages 4-16.  If you are interested in playing, please stop by for an informational flier. 
    • LSMS has been selected to give the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) this year.  Our testing date is today, Tuesday, February 21st.  NAEP is a national test that gives a picture of how students around the country are doing.  About 125 of our 8th grade students have been randomly selected to participate.  Students who were selected received a letter last week. Eighth grade students who have been selected will be pulled out of class at different times today to test.  One group will begin at 8:30; the other will begin after break.  When your group is called, please leave your cell phones in your locker.  Cell phones are prohibited during testing.
    • The library is closed today for NAEP testing. You can turn in your books to the hallway book drop. We plan for the library to be open before the end of the day.
    • Listen up!  All 7th grade boys and girls interested in playing basketball for Lowell Scott - there will be an informational meeting this morning in the Hoyle Gym to discuss the upcoming season.  Please come and learn more about this great opportunity to play basketball and to improve your skills.  There will be multiple girls and boys teams so be sure to show up today, after announcements, in the Hoyle Gym.
    • Immediately following the pledge, will all Team Extreme and Team Patagonia students who were absent yesterday, please come to the cafeteria to receive your course selection form and listen to a brief presentation.
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  • Monday, February 20

    Posted by Kate Baker at 2/20/2017
    • All 6th grade students:  Just a reminder that today and tomorrow will be ‘A’ days.
    • There will be an optional NaNoWriMo Write-In today after school in the library. The write-in will begin at about 3:20 and end by 4. Come by to race your friends, get some ideas, and boost your word count!
    • There will be a QUIET LIBRARY after school today.
    • Are you interested in being a library aide or a technology helper next year? Come to the library and pick up an application for Library Aides or Mouse Squad!
    • LSMS has been selected to give the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) this year.  Our testing date is tomorrow, Tuesday, February 21st.  NAEP is a national test that gives a picture of how students around the country are doing.  About 125 of our 8th grade students have been randomly selected to participate.  Students who were selected received a letter last week.
    • Eighth grade students who have been selected will be pulled out of class at different times on Tuesday to test.  One group will begin at 8:30; the other will begin after break.  If you have questions please see Mrs. Miller in the counseling center.
    • Listen up!  All 7th grade boys and girls interested in playing basketball for Lowell Scott - there will be an informational meeting tomorrow, Feb 21st, in the Hoyle Gym to discuss the upcoming season.  Please come and learn more about this great opportunity to play basketball and to improve your skills.  There will be multiple girls and boys teams so be sure to show up tomorrow, after announcements, in the Hoyle Gym.
    • Have any items missing?  Please check the lost and found in the cafeteria for any items you may have misplaced.  Items left unclaimed will be donated on Thursday morning.  Please make sure to stop by the cafeteria before Thursday, for any missing items.
    • Attention all Lowell Scott students: You are invited to participate in open gym in the Auxiliary gym from 3:30pm – 4:45pm, this coming Friday. We will be having some friendly team competition with 4 vs 4 “King of the Court”.  And as usual, prizes will be awarded to the top scoring teams of each court.
    • Interested in making some money this summer.  Become a peer tutor!  We will be accepting applications for the ESY peer tutor program.  If accepted into the program, you will be earning money while tutoring too.  For more information, and for qualifications, application forms will be available in the front office. 
    • Immediately following the pledge, will all Team Patagonia students please come to the cafeteria to receive your course selection form and listen to a brief presentation.
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  • Friday, February 17

    Posted by Kate Baker at 2/17/2017
    • ATTENTION 8th grade boys: Scoliosis screenings will be conducted in the Hoyle gym today during Advisory and 1st period. An email was sent to your parents with the attached opt-out form. This form will need to be signed by your parents and turned into the nurse in order for you to not be screened.
    • Attention all Lowell Scott students: You are invited to participate in open gym in the Auxiliary gym from 3:30pm – 4:45pm, today. We will be having some friendly team competition with 4 vs 4 “King of the Court”.  And as usual, prizes will be awarded to the top scoring teams of each court.
    • Just a reminder to 6th grade students, next Monday and Tuesday will be an ‘A’ day next week.  Please plan accordingly. 
      Sources of Strength will meet in the cafeteria after the pledge today.
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