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Scholarships 2021

Daily Announcements:
Monday, April 19...A Day, 9&12 Return; Cohort A
Tuesday, April 20...B Day9&12 Return; Cohort A
Wednesday, April 21...Enhanced Learning Schedule
Thursday, April 22...A Day9&12 Return; Cohort B
Friday, April 23...B Day9&12 Return; Cohort B

REMEMBER THAT ALL SENIORS AND FRESHMEN WILL BEGIN FOUR DAYS OF IN-PERSON LEARNING ON MONDAY, APRIL 19! SOPHOMORES AND JUNIORS WILL RETURN TO FOUR DAYS THE WEEK OF MAY 3!

FFA Fishing Competition. The FFA will be running a fishing contest, starting April 20, through the end of the school year. Three competitions will be held, each with a $5.00 entry fee. Catch a fish on the list, and you get a point. Try to beat your opponents by accumulating the most points in a three-week period. Winners get prizes and bragging rights. Information and sign-ups can be found in the main office. You can sign up whenever you'd like!

#SelfLove Week. More Than Words is sponsoring a #SelfLove week, April 19-23. There are several activities going on. Monday and Friday are "Go Natural Days;" wear your hair as it is naturally and be proud. Tuesday and Thursday are "Self Care Days;" dress your best and come to school with confidence. A donation box for area homeless shelters will be in the lobby. A list of items being collected is on flyers around the school and on Twitter @lhsmtw. Daily hair care tips will be posted as well. Share photos of you and your friends all week and use #SelfLove

Blood Drive. Colonels! You can save a life in this time of dire need. Student Congress Executive Blake McLeod is hosting a blood drive with the American Red Cross on April 28, from 1-4pm, at the Ledyard Congregational Church. If you are 17, you are eligible to donate blood. See Blake or any of the other Student Congress executives during each of the four lunch waves. 

Parks and Rec Jobs! The Parks and Recreation Department is looking to hire people for their 2021 Summer Camp. Applications may be filled out online HERE. The deadline for application submission is Thursday, April 29. Applicants must be available to work the entire six weeks of camp, from June 28-August 6. Pay is extremely competitive!

Human Rights Conference. We are organizing a field trip to Woodstock Academy's Virtual Human Rights Conference on April 28. Are you interested in any of these topics: refugee rights, women's rights, prisoners' rights, immigration, child labor, genocide, food insecurity, homelessness, LGBTQ+ rights, mental health, or racial equity? If so, join the Classroom with code 4h7jmpk to join this virtual field trip, or email kjannke@ledyard.net with questions!

Costa Rica 2022. Our pre-COVID Costa Rica trip has been rescheduled for spring break 2022! This eco-adventure is open to all LHS students. We already have a solid group going and are opening it to additional students. The new participant registration deadline is June 1. Join our Google Classroom with code e6ihokk for more info, itinerary, registration info, etc. and contact Mr. Jannke with any questions at kjannke@ledyard.net or visit https://bit.ly/3ryr228

Dance Team. LHS is proud to introduce a brand NEW opportunity for students to perform and compete, starting next school year! If you love to dance, are willing to work hard, and love to perform in front of a crowd, please join the LHS Dance Team Google Classroom (join code: awf7ys3) to learn all about our new team. Try-outs will be later this spring with practices beginning in late August. Stop by Room 101 or email Mrs. A. Montgomery with questions. 

Electrical Apprentice. NECA and Local 90 JATC will be accepting applications year-round by appointment for their Construction Electric Apprenticeship Program. If you are interested, please speak to Mrs. Schwenk in the Career Center (312) for more information.

Virtual College Fair. Connecticut's Public Universities are holding a series of virtual college fairs. The dates are March 18 (6:30-8:00pm), April 21 (6:30-8:00pm), and May 12 (6:30-7:30pm). For more information and the registration link, go the following link: www.connectfairs.eventbrite.com

Three Rivers Virtual Information Nights. The Three Rivers Office of Admissions is hosting a series of 8 virtual recruitment events for prospective students in March and April. Recruitment events will be held on Wednesdays and will highlight specific areas of interest. If you would like to attend, please register at the following link: https://www.threerivers.edu/admissions/how-to-enroll/info-sessions-tours-events/

Scholarships. Senior friends! There is a red link above called "Scholarships 2021." You should check it! The scholarships listed there are updated regularly. Also, be sure to follow @ledyardguidance on Twitter and Instagram, and check their #cash4colonels to get more scholarship leads!



Prospective freshmen! Check out the videos below to help orient you to LHS!
Overview of LHS Faces and Places
Introduction to AgriScience
Let's Talk About Art
Get Moving with Ledyard Athletics
LHS Music: Proud Past, Bright Future

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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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