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Learn about LHS - 12 Towns, 4 Grades, 1 Identity.   October 2014 Newsletter

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Morning Announcements - October 1

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Impact Aid Forms are being distributed to Ledyard resident students TODAY, Wednesday, October 1st, in Advisory.  It is very important that these GREEN forms are filled out, signed, and returned to his/her Advisory teacher by Friday of this week.
The first two Advisories to get all their forms back 100% will receive a prize. (Last year it was a pizza lunch.)
Did you participate in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge? The Colonel is collecting any videos and/or pictures of individual students, sports teams, and clubs that did the challenge to feature on the website. If you have one, send it in by Friday, October 3 to Jamie Bogue at
The Inner Visions October artist of the month is talented photographer Megan Brawner.  Be sure to check out her gallery at  While there, check out a new poem from Quinn Duwelius and digital art by Lynelle Callender
Attention Seniors. A reminder about senior t-shirts: sizes Large and Extra-large are still available for purchase in the main office-$12. Those needing to order a different size need to by October 17th. Payment required at the time of order.  This is the last chance to get your Senior T-Shirt for the pep rally.
Homecoming Guest Permission Forms are available in the main office or on the high school webpage.  If you would like to bring a non LHS guest to the Homecoming Dance on 11/1, you must have one of these forms approved by the APO prior to purchasing tickets.
Don't wait until the last minute; get your form completed as soon as possible.

Munson's Chocolates in the Olde Mistick Village in Mystic is currently accepting applications for part-time retail sales associates.  Competitive wage and flexible schedule.  Applications accepted daily or call (860)536-4351

Attorney Chris Albanese is look for a boy/girl to work at his Gales Ferry office, located on Route 12.  Job duties to include: office work, filing, lifting and mowing grass.  Student must have their own transportation, driver's license and be at least 16 years of age.  If you are interested call (860)464-0030
Ice Hockey   -   Any student interested in playing ice hockey this winter with the Fitch/EL/Ledyard/Waterford co-op team should attend an informational meeting on October 6th at 6:00pm in the Fitch HS cafeteria.  (DATE CHANGE)

Students Traveling to Québec
Remember that the deposit and parent permission slip is due no later than Friday, October 10.  You may drop it off in room 206 with Mme Sylvestre or put it in her mailbox in the main office.

Blood Drive
Attention all 17 year olds!! Student Congress is hosting a Red Cross Blood Drive on Tuesday, October 14th.  Please sign up to donate blood in the café during lunch starting today.  Save 3 lives, donate blood!!
Banned Books Week!
Did you know on average, more than a book a day faces removal from free and open public access in U.S. schools & libraries?
Free a book today! Stop in your library and check out a banned book! 

All Youth Alive & Gospel Choir  members are invited to attend a FREE movie night at LIFE House Church on Friday, Oct.3rd, from 6:30pm-9:00pm.  See Mrs. Yano in Room 502 for permission slips & details.  The movie is "God's Not Dead".   All are welcome!

ATTENTION JUNIORS AND SOPHOMORES:  Test date for PSAT will be on October 18th here at Ledyard High School.  Juniors and sophomores who want to take the test can sign up in the School Counseling and Guidance Office starting today through October 15th.  Cost is $22.

Cycling Club
A big shout out to Alex Barina and Xavier Edwards. On Saturday, they completed the Seacoast Century, riding 100 miles through Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Maine.

Buy your yearbook at the special price of $68 by November 21.
This will be the lowest price of the year.  The price will increase to $75 after November 21.  Log on to to order your book or senior ad.  Get it now!

Attention sophomore and junior female poets:  Smith College is running their annual Poetry Prize Contest with a $500 prize.  Use this link to find out more, and if you are interested in entering, see Ms. Park













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9/30: 6:30 pm - Senior College Planning Night

10/1: Board of Ed Mtg 7 pm LHS Library

10/2 & 3: Balfour taking orders for Class Rings during lunches

10/6: LHS Parent Advisory Council 6:30 pm LHS Library

10/8: 6:30-8 pm - College Fair, LHS cafeteria (list of College Fair attendees)

10/10: SHORTENED DAY (12:00 Dismissal) Dist. Professional Development

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