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Information Items:

What Day is It? A/B Rotation

Dates to Remember: Jan/Feb

Midterm Exam Schedule

Scholarships 2020 

Online course selection instructions 2020-21

Daily Announcements:
Friday, January 17...B Day; Noon Dismissal
Monday, January 20...No School; MLK Day
Tuesday, January 21...Block 1A & 2A Exams
Wednesday, January 22...Block 1B & 2B Exams
Thursday, January 23...Block 3A & 4A Exams
Friday, January 24...Block 3B & 4B Exams

Midterm Exams. Midterm Exams will take place Tuesday, January 21 - Friday, January 24. Students will sit for two, 90-minute exams each day and then be dismissed at 11:00am. Students who do not have an exam in a given class (like study hall!) or who are exempt from an exam may arrive late or leave early, assuming they have their own transportation. You can click HERE for the midterm exam schedule, and you can click HERE to find out what happens if there is a snow day or delay during exams.

Red Sox Scholarship. Please note that the deadline for submission of applications for the Red Sox scholarship is Friday, February 7, not February 15, as originally posted.

Rotary Four-Way Speech Competition. This is a reminder to students that Ledyard Rotary Club is once again sponsoring a student speech competition. Interested students will write and deliver a a 5-7 minute speech illustrating the Four-Way Test of Rotary International. Cash prizes of $300, $200, and $100 are awarded to the top three competitors. Please see Mr. Palmieri in rooom 111 for more details. The deadline is today!

Backus Hospital Summer Volunteer Program. Applications for the volunteer program will be received from 6:00am February 1 through 8:00pm February 7. Students in grades 9-12 are eligible. Completed applications may be dropped off at the hospital main entrance and given to the information desk staff, or delivered to the Volunteer and Guest Services offices, in rooms A-G49 and A-G50. Mailed applications received before the window opens will be returned. If you'd like your application to be hand delivered, return your completed application to the Career Center before February 4. Applications are available in the Career Center or online HERE

Hartford Electricians Joint Apprenticeship. Applications for an electrical construction apprenticeship opportunity will be available at the Hartford Electricians JATC office, located at 208 Murphy Road in Hartford the last week of January and first week of February. If you are interested, please speak to Mrs. Schwenk or your guidance counselor for more details.

Repeat Announcements: 
Ski/Snowboard Trip. Please turn in your payment and forms ASAP! We still need a few more people to be able to make this happen. Anyone can come! This is a great opportunity to try out a new sport with your friends. Forms are available in rooms 201, 211, and Main Office. They can also be downloaded from the school's website HERE

Unified Sports. 
Unified Basketball will begin the week after midterm exams, on Tuesday, January 28. Please see the nurse for medical clearance if you are new to the team, and even if you played Unified Soccer in the fall. If you are new to the team, you will need to get paperwork from Mrs. Lyon prior to the start of the season. Schedules are available from Mrs. Lyon as well. See you at practice on 1/28, from 2:05-3:00pm!

MLK Concert. 
The Ledyard choirs will present a concert called "Celebrate MLK" on Monday, January 20, at 7:00pm in the LHS auditorium. The concert will feature musicians from every school in the district singing a program centered on Dr. King and his legacy. Highlights include music from the civil rights movement, a jazz arrangement of a Langston Hughes poem, and the east coast premier of a new choral work called "No Color," which was graciously commissioned for the Ledyard choirs by LEAF last year. Guests also include LHS senior and MLK Scholar, Tajeah Winston, who will share her speech from the MLK Scholar dinner. Tickets are $5.00 at the door, and all proceeds from the evening will be donated to the MLK Scholarship Trust Fund.

Second Semester Senior Lounge. 
Any senior who has senior lounge Block 1 or Block 4 second semester and plans to use senior lounge privilege to arrive late or leave early must obtain a form from the APO and have it signed by a parent. Then, the form needs to to guidance to get signed before coming to the APO for final approval. This applies to all second semester Block 1 or 4 senior lounge students, even those who had senior lounge privilege first semester!

Sticker Sale. NAHS is selling stickers made by our members. Prices range from $1 - $3. Make someone's day by making them a handmade sticker! All proceeds help us give back to our local community through the visual arts. You can purchase them by seeing Ms. Flanagan (212) or Mrs. Marciano (214) or by speaking with any NAHS member.

Bullying Complaint Form

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    complaint form.

Core Values & Learning Expectations

Core Values Statement:

The Ledyard High School community maintains a safe, respectful and supportive learning environment that promotes student responsibility and independence. Dynamic instruction and diverse academic and extracurricular offerings empower students to develop the knowledge, skills, and qualities necessary for success in our global society.

Academic Expectations:

1. Read and write critically and effectively for a variety of purposes. RUBRIC

2. Communicate information clearly and effectively in a variety of settings. RUBRIC

3. Demonstrate critical thinking and problem solving skills effectively. RUBRIC

4. Employ effective research and study skills. RUBRIC

Civic and Social Expectations:

1. Demonstrate citizenship, integrity, and respect for self and others. RUBRIC

2. Contribute to a safe and supportive learning environment. RUBRIC

3. Demonstrate independence and self-reliance. RUBRIC

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