Tuesday, November 8, 2016


Special Events:

Students- On Friday, November 11 we celebrate Veterans Day.   Veterans Day pays tribute to all American veterans who served their country honorably during war or peacetime.
You will notice we have asked in-house veterans to lead us in the pledge throughout the week.  We encourage you to thank them for their service.  You will hear more about LHS Veterans Day activities throughout the week.
LHS math teacher Mickey Wentz will lead us in the Pledge of Allegiance today.  Mr. Wentz served in the United States Coast Guard for eight years as a Rescue Survival Swimmer and a Maritime Law Enforcement Member. He was stationed in San Francisco and Seattle.

Sports Announcements:

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.

Attention All Volleyball Players:
Please turn in all volleyball uniforms to Coach Pitrone or Coach Mangum by this Wednesday, November 9th!
Thank you!

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 http://www.heritageeagleshockey.com

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:

Free Jazz Concert on Wednesday evening, November 9th at 7:00pm 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 8pm

The International Week Soccer Tournament is on 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 Wednesday, 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 https://search.seatyourself.biz/webstore/webstore.html?d=1&event=.&domain=lhsperformingarts. 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!!

Are you an artist or a writer?! Then Inspirlions needs you! Inspirlions is Littleton High School's literary and art club. You can find our website under the Student Publications page of the LHS school website. If you are interested in submitting an original piece of art or writing, see the website for how to submit. And if you want to be part of the club, come join us on the second and fourth Tuesday of the month right after school in room 1745

Academic Announcements:

Attention Juniors and Seniors!  Admissions representatives from the following colleges will be visiting the Post Grad Center on the following dates:
Texas Tech University in Lubbock, TX - Tuesday, Nov. 8th, at 10:30 am
Fort Hays University in Hays, KS - Wednesday, 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.

The Swim Proficiency tests at LHS will be today November 8th at 2:30 sharp! Sign-up in the Counseling Office, space is limited to the first 30 students per session.

Attention all currently registered STEM students.  Remember to attend one of the STEM update meetings today during both lunch periods in The Forum.  New STEM students will pick up their STEM t-shirts...and pizza will be served!

Blog Announcements:

Littleton Follies PTO Bake sale is November 10th & 11th and we needs your help!  Please sign up here to contribute.  http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0544a9ac22abfc1-lions1

Attention Seniors looking for alternatives to 4 year college (such as trade and technical schools, community college certificate programs, apprenticeships,
and more)!  Post Grad will be holding informational meetings at the beginning of second semester during lunch periods.  Keep your eyes and ears open for dates!

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 http://www.littletonpublicschools.net/schools/littleton-high-school/infinite-campus-family-portal.

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