Wednesday, November 9, 2016


Special Events:

Amber Barnello, a special education teacher, will lead us in the Pledge of Allegiance today.  While on active duty in the US Air Force, Amber was stationed at Nellis Air Force Base, as well as Kadena Air Force Base for 4 years working as a munitions specialist.  This assignment included inspecting and transporting munitions, as well as serving as a trainer for munition transportation drivers.  She was deployed to Diego Garcia, in the Indian Ocean, during Desert Storm.  Amber was also enlisted in the US Army National Guard stationed in North Dakota and Las Vegas working in water purification. Amber, thank you for your service.

On Thursday November 17, we would like to invite all Parents and Grandparents to our Thanksgiving Meal Thursday November 17,during regular lunch times. The cost for non- L.P.S. students will be $3.85.

Sports Announcements:

Attention Lady Lion Fish - our season officially starts this Friday November 11th, 3:00 -4:00 in the pool area.  Also remember if you want to order a team suit or team shirt orders must be turned in by Thursday November 10th.  You can order on line at Out of Breath Sports, or you can go to the store.

LHS Cheer will be competing this Saturday at Air Academy High School in Colorado Springs at the 'Rumble In The Rockies' competition. You are invited to attend open practice on Friday 11/11 at 3:15P in the South Gym to see your Lions Cheer in action.

Calling all hockey players!  Tryouts for the 2016-17 Winter season are Nov 11 and 12 at the Ice Ranch - 841 Southpark Dr, Littleton, CO 80120.  On Nov 11, tryouts run from 3:10 pm to  4:20 pm. On Nov 12  tryouts are from 4:50 pm to 6:20 pm.  In order to participate in the tryouts, students must register and submit a current Physical form. For more information, go to the hockey website at

It is time for Unified. There will be an informational meeting Nov. 14 at 2:30 in room 1618.  If you are wanting to join us this year it is important that you attend this meeting.

Preseason Camp for girls basketball kicks off Today from 4:00-5:30 in the South gym and continues through Thursday.  This is a great way to sharpen your skills, get in basketball shape, and gear up for the season's first day of tryouts on Friday, November 11th.  All players planning to attend tryouts are strongly encouraged to make it out to camp!  Look forward to seeing you there and kicking off a great season!

Club & Activity Announcement:

For internationals week, FBLA will be sponsoring a Zumba class for March of Dimes and Musana. This Zumba class will be held on November 16 at 2:30 in the Cafeteria. It costs $2 to join and will be an hour long. Wear fun athletic clothes and come ready to dance! See you there!

Free Jazz Concert on Tonight, November 9th at 7:00 pm in the Forum featuring your LHS Jazz Ensemble as well as the Newton Middle School Jazz Ensemble.  Come and enjoy a fun evening of Jazz in the Form on Wednesday from 7 to 8 pm

The International Week Soccer Tournament is Wednesday, November 16 after school in the stadium. See coach Banfield for a registration form.Your teams must be registered by the end of school on Monday, November 14 to be able to play.

Key Club will meet at 2.15 in room 2620 on Thursday November 11th.  We'll be helping Mr. Hahn with Thanksgiving baskets and doing the students rebuild youth uplift challenge during our meeting.  Please come if you can!

Poets and writers, the 6th annual LPS Poetry Slam is coming up next week, November 15th at the Ames Facility.  To help us prepare, Jovan Mays is returning to Littleton for a poetry workshop after school.  Jovan will be here Today, after school in Mr. Saliman's room (1746).  If you are interested, please bring your poetry, and also make sure you register for the slam.  See Mr. Saliman for more details.

Our school talent show, Lions Follies, is this Thursday and Friday (November 10th and 11th) so please buy your tickets at lunch, after school or online at The tickets are $6 for General Admission and $9 for Reserved seating. There are raffles on both nights, and many great acts to come and support!
Also, root beer floats will be sold after school on Wednesday for $2 to support the performers and generate money for Prom. Come show your Lions Spirit at this year's Lions Follies!!

Academic Announcements:

Attention Juniors and Seniors!  Admissions representatives from the following colleges will be visiting the Post Grad Center on the following dates:
Fort Hays University in Hays, KS - Today, Nov. 9th at 9:45 am
University of Wyoming in Laramie, WY - Thursday, Nov. 10th at 9:30 am
Please sign up on your Naviance account to attend.

Blog Announcements:

Littleton Follies PTO Bake sale is November 10th & 11th and we needs your help!  Please sign up here to contribute.

Hope For Haiti.  This is a program started by one of our seniors-Hadley Hindeman-and she would like our help for the victims of the hurricane that recently hit Haiti.  The Red Cross is asking mainly for personal items for the victims including: shampoo, soap, toothbrushes and toothpaste etc... So, Student Council joined in and thought to ask each class to donate an item:  Freshmen-soap, Sophomores-shampoo, Juniors-Toothbrush or toothpaste, and Seniors-deodorant. There will be bins will be in the lobby and Ms. Prestel's room starting Mon. Nov. 7th.

Parents we encourage you to regularly monitor your student’s progress by logging in to Infinite Campus.  If you do not have your Infinite Campus log-in information go to

Attention Seniors applying to college!  Remember that you must have submitted your application to your college before you request to have your transcript sent.  AND your transcript needs to be ordered 10 school days before your college deadline!  That means that if your college application deadline is November 15th, you need to have submitted your application and requested your transcript by November 1st!  We want all of your materials to arrive at your colleges on time, so take note of these popular application deadlines and your LHS deadlines:  

College app deadline:         LHS deadline:
November 15...........................November 1
December 1…………………….November 10
December 15…………………..December 1
January 1……………………….December 9
January 15……………………..December 15
February 1……………………..January 18
February 15…………………....February 1