Friday, March 24, the 8th graders attended the Career Expo hosted by SRAVTE at IVCC. our students were able to visit sessions hosted by area business and organizations. Students learned about careers in Early Childhood Education, Automotive Technology, 3D at IVCC, Healthy Eating, Forensics, Accounting, Truck Driving Training, Law Enforcement Fire Safety, Health Care, Construction Trades, Cosmetology , National Park Careers, and . . .
Third Quarter Award Assembly was held in the LGS gym. Students from Kindergarten - 8th grade were recognized for Perfect Attendance, Excellent Grades, Very Good Grades and AR. Mrs. Olson and Mrs. Haynes acknowledged their Math class for their accomplishments in the ROE#35 Sum Dog contest. Mrs Haynes also recognized the students who participated in . . .
Due to scheduling conflicts on Tuesday, March 28th there will be NO Salad Bar offered for lunch.Hot lunch will be Turkey, Ham, & Cheese Sub, Chips, Carrots & Celery with Milk.
PTO will be putting on an Easter egg hunt for the younger graders and giving bags of candy to the older graders. They are asking for candy donations to help fill the eggs and bags to give the older graders. Please bring donations to the school office or have your child bring it to school by Friday, April 7th. Thank You for your support The Easter Egg Hunt will be held on Friday, April 14th at 10:45 for Kindergartners- 5th . . .
After finishing up their unit on healthy eating and learning about healthy teeth the kindergarteners received new toothbrushes. They even got a chance to practice the tooth brushing skills.
Mrs. Einhaus is planning a geography bee for 6th 7th and 8th grade. This will happen on Wednesday, April 12 at 2:30p.m. The Geography Bee will be set up similarly to our Spelling Bee. A bank of questions has been created, using social studies text book geography information, states and capitals, basic geography knowledge. The questions will include U. S. and world geography. The students will be allowed to miss 2 . . .
Master Sergeant. Jeff Skinner visited Mrs. Einhaus 6th grade social studies class on Tuesday March 7. Master Sergeant Skinner talked to the class about the State Police in this area, his career in law enforcement, and a brief history of the Illinois Valley. The students enjoyed hearing about how Skinner progressed through the ranks of his profession. They also enjoyed the "goodies" he shared with them; . . .
Mrs. Haynes' Science classes enjoyed their first STEM Friday. The NGSS include areas where students are challenged to improve their science, technology, engineering and math skills while doing hands-on activities. This week the 3rd and 4th graders began a robot challenge and worked on robot designs and purposes. The 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th graders tried their hand at designing structures with marshmallows and . . .
Congratulations to the following LGS Students of Month for February, Kindergartner Laci Lemke, 5th grader Lola Johnson-Rockey and 6th grader Dylan Busch for their outstanding effort, respect and responsibilities during the month. They will be treated to a lunch from Dave's Lost Ant.
End of the school year events to mark down: Thursday, May 25: 8:45 a.m. End of the year Award Assembly; 1:30 p.m. Early Dismissal ; 6:30 p.m. 8th Grade Graduation; Friday, May 26: Field Day at LaSalle Canal/ Boat Ride 3:30 p.m. Dismissal; Tuesday, May 30: Last Day of School with a 1:30 p.m. dismissal; Wednesday, May 31: Teacher Institute Day Subject to change if Emergency Days are used