Superintendent's Update December 4, 2016

Post date: Dec 6, 2016 1:28:31 PM

It was wonderful to see so many students and parents at the Tree Lighting last week. The wonder on the children’s faces when Santa arrived was wonderful to behold. Many thanks for supporting the Student Council and the Scouts with donations. The evening was filled with great music from the LHS Marching Band along with ample amounts of good will and holiday cheer.

Strategic Visioning & Planning

The Lunenburg School Committee is working with Dr. George Ladd and the New England Educational Consultants (NEEC) to conduct strategic visioning and planning. The consultants have completed similar work for The Harvard Public Schools, Marblehead Public Schools and Bourne Public Schools. We are currently seeking parents and community members to serve on the steering committee. The first meeting of this committee will be on Monday, Dec. 19th from 6:30 -8:00 p.m. at the LMHS. The steering committee will be comprised of 12 individuals. Interested parents/guardians, community members, and educators are encouraged to apply. For more information or to indicate your interest in serving please contact me at

Have you completed the quick Life-Long Learning Interest Survey?

Lunenburg's Life-Long Learning Advisory Committee seeks your input to implement an adult education program. Workshops would be offered on evenings or weekends at the new Lunenburg Middle-High School by local instructors for a nominal fee. Link to digital survey:

Register for FITNESS AND WELLNESS Session #2

This Adult Education program is designed to provide education in the areas of Strength, Fitness and Flexibility. Workout in our state of the art fitness facility. Open to all Lunenburg residents aged 18 and older. All skill and experience levels welcome. Sessions will run for 12 weeks in length (Approximately 24 sessions) . Enrollment will be capped at 24 participants per session. All participants must sign an insurance waiver and submit it along with a completed registration and full payment prior to participating. Forms are at the website -

Cost: $75.00 per person total, per session. Checks payable to: Town of Lunenburg Memo: Adult Education. Session 2 dates: December 5, 7, 12,14,19,21. January 3,5,9,11,17,19,23,26,30. February 1,6,8,13,15,27 and March 1. Time: 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Location: Lunenburg Middle High School Instructor: Steve Boone Contact Information:

School Committee Meeting – Wednesday December 7, 2016 at Town Hall (televised)

Budget presentations for each of the schools, special services, and technology are scheduled to be presented. The Committee continues to consider the calendar for next year and facilities use fees. More information on both topics is available at Please send questions or comments to

School Cancelations & Delay Notifications

If school is cancelled or start time delayed due to weather parents/guardians will be notified via a phone call from School Messenger at 6:00 a.m. Faculty and staff will be notified prior to 6:00 a.m. via a separate School Messenger phone message. Closing/delay information is also posted at the following media outlets: WBZ News 4, WCVB TV-5, WHDH Channel 7, WFXT Fox 25, NECN, and WPKZ AM 1280-The Blend.

PTO Fundraiser – Leominster Barnes & Noble, December 8, 5:00-8:00 p.m.

This fun and helpful fundraiser is becoming a Lunenburg tradition. Please support the PTO.


Superintendent Loxi Jo Calmes

Lunenburg Public Schools

1025 Massachusetts Ave.

(978) 582-4100 x211

(978) 582-4103 fax


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