Newsletter May 2018

Twitter account: @lemarsguidance web address: June 9, 2018 May 4, 2018 May 5-18, 2018 ● Log onto for free ACT, SAT, and Toefl practice and test taking tips ● Juniors should take their ACT tests in April or June. Senior check out day is Monday, May 14 th Wednesday, May 16 th at 6:30 p.m. in the Competition Gym Thursday, May 17 th at 8:30 a.m. High School Commons Sunday, May 20 th at 3:00 p.m. in the Competition Gym You may want to start your college visits either yet this school year or during the summer. The students can use up to 3 days for col- lege visits and these will not count against their attendance. Visits can be set up by going to the college website and under ad- missions generally there is a drop down for visits, call the college, or have the Guidance Office schedule for you. **Students can pick up a college visit form in the Guidance Of- fice. The form is to be signed by the college and returned to the front office. Students then can get an advance make-up sheet from the front office. If you have any questions about college visits, please call the Guidance Office 712-546-7028. Have a great summer!!! August 2, 2018 from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. August 3, 2018 from 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The school year is winding down, so May 7 th, will be the last L.E.E.P. meeting for this school year. If anyone is thinking about finding out what this organization contributes to the LeMars Com- munity School district, please join us at 5:15 in LCMS room A-09. L.E.E.P. meetings are open to the public. L.E.E.P.’s annual fundraiser, MENuMASTERS is scheduled for Saturday, September 29, 2018. Watch the newsletter and newspa- per for details about sponsorships and ticket sales. Carrie Brown- miller and Janelle Bixenman are the 2018 co-chairs for this successful fundraising event. During the 2017-2018 school year (August 2017-April 2018) L.E.E.P. has given back to the students, teachers, and classrooms. $42,345.01 in resources and technology. This amount includes the $23,100.00, used to purchase I-Pads and computers for the classroom, in May 2017. Without the MENu- MASTERS fundraiser this amount would not have been possible. The following teacher requests were reviewed and honored at the April meeting: ● Mary Boehmer and Benji Kasel, 5 th grade Franklin ($341.48) for 52 copies of the book “What Was the Great Depression”. These books are a supplement for the social studies curriculum. ● Shannon Hanno-Renken, on behalf of the 5 th grades at Kluck- hohn, ($476.00) fee to bring staff to the school from the Henry Doorly Zoo in Omaha. The presentation includes hands on ex- periences with animals and a follow up Web Cam session about the zoo’s aquarium. ● Cassie Jacobsen, HS Special Education ($62.36) for a literature unit for “The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe” and seven books of the same title. These will be used in her pull-out literacy class. ● Jill Brown, MS and HS Literacy Coach, ($76.76) for classroom copies of novels from book talks given in 6 th , 7 th , and 8 th grade lit- eracy classes. ● Sheryl Brooks, 3 rd grade Kluckhohn, ($131.00) to purchase an Interactive Notebook made for the 3 rd grade social studies series, and for seven copies of the title “Ellis Island.” For more information regarding L.E.E.P. contact the following offi- cers: Gayle Vonk, President : Helena McDougall, Vice President: Julie Beitelspacher, Treasurer: Lorraine DeJong, Secretary: l Thank you to everyone who has supported L.E.E.P. and their mis- sion for the last ten years. Have a great summer!