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   Spring MAP Testing
   Apr 22 2014
   Spring MAP Testing
   Apr 28 2014
   Raku Workshop for 8th Grade Art
   Apr 30 2014
   LBMS Movie Night
   May 02 2014 at 03:30 PM
   Grades 5 and 8 STAMP Testing
   May 05 2014
   Teacher Appreciation Week
   May 05 2014 at 11:00 AM
   Early Dismissal-Staff Development-2:10
   May 08 2014 at 02:10 PM
   LBMS Encore/Jazz Band to Great America Music Fest
   May 09 2014
   Grades 5 and 8 STAMP Testing
   May 12 2014
   LBMS PTO Meeting
   May 13 2014 at 10:00 AM

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LBMS News

News From the Nurse
Posted on 04/16/2014
LBMS is being plagued by two significant viruses this week (4/14-4/18).  READ MORE...
Local students to benefit from LF-LB LDA "Make a Difference" grants
Posted on 02/03/2014
Recent grants by the Lake Forest-Lake Bluff Learning Disabilities Association (LDA) will fund a variety of tools to assist children in the community who learn differently. The organization’s “Make a Difference” grant program involves review, research and analysis to ensure funds are allocated to programs that will most significantly impact children who learn differently.    READ MORE...
Text-A-Tip System Launched

New 24/7 anonymous Text-A-Tip system for mental health is now available


Text the phrase "847HELP" to 274637

1-22-2014:  An anonymous 24/7 text system called Text-A-Tip has been launched by the Community Wellness Task Force of Lake Forest and Lake Bluff.

  READ MORE...

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Registration for the 2014-2015 School Year
4-22-2014: While we still have around six weeks left of the current school year, we will begin registration for the 2014-2015 school year during the week of May 12, 2014. In the past, registration materials have been mailed home during the weeks following Spring Break. However, the District will be moving to an online registration system called InfoSnap and you will receive your login information in the coming weeks. Look for more information regarding the registration process in the coming weeks and please contact Kevin Rubenstein>> with any questions.

Gifted and Enrichment Program Update on May 21
4-22-2014: April's Superintendent Corner has been rescheduled to Wednesday, May 21, when we will feature an update on gifted and enrichment programs in District 65. Superintendent Dr. Jean Sophie and Director of Student Services & Curriculum Dr. Kevin Rubenstein will discuss the recommendations from the Northwestern's Center for Talent Development's report, Building a Foundation for a Continuum of Services for Gifted Students.
Date: Wednesday, May 21 
Times: 9:30 am at Lake Bluff Elementary School OR 6:30 pm at Lake Bluff Middle School 


Tickets on sale now for LF-LB LDA fundraiser Spring Marché on May 1
4-14-2014: The Lake Forest-Lake Bluff LDA Spring Marché will be held Thursday, May 1 from 10 am to 5 pm and 7 pm to 10 pm  at Lake Forest Club. The event funds the volunteer organization's important "Make a Difference" grants which provide funds for a variety of tools that assist children in the community who learn differently. Read More >>

An opportunity for students, parents and teachers to weigh in on school climate and learning conditions
4-2-2014:  The Illinois 5Essentials Survey allows parents to share their thoughts on the important elements of school effectiveness in a statewide survey administered on behalf of the Illinois State Board of Education.  Read More>>

Kaleidoscope Summer School Registration
3-19-2014: Summer will be here before we know it!  As you start thinking about plans, please consider District 65 summer programming that will run Wednesday, June 11 through Friday, July 11 from 8:45 to 11:45 a.m. at LBES.  Click here for course offerings and registration information.  Please email Carly Quick >> or phone her at 234-9407 ext. 3123 with any questions or concerns.  We're looking forward to an exciting extension of the school year that's educational and fun!

Weather cancellation makeup days
1-31-2014: To avoid going into the second week of June and interfering with summer plans already on the calendars of District families and staff, the following days will be full attendance make-up days for weather cancellations:
  • Presidents Day--Monday, February 17 
  • Monday, April 21
  • Friday, May 23  
  • Friday, June 6
Thank you for your patience during this process.

Extra Math help available

Looking for extra help in Math?  Click Here>> to learn more about an after school tutoring opportunity offered on Tuesday and Thursday in the Lake Bluff LMC.


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