Welcome to New Lenox School District 122
Snow Day Make-Up
Due to the snow day, Tuesday, May 28 will be a School Improvement Day instead
of an institute Day. Therefore, students will attend for a half day. PM Kindergarten
students will attend in the AM on May 28 until 11:25. The last day of school (if no
other emergency days are used) will still be Friday, May 31 for grades 1-7 with an
New Lenox Junior High School Master Schedule Proposal 2013-2014 School Calendar 2013 New Lenox School District Retirees
Congratulations to the New Lenox School District 122 Retirees! We thank them for dedicating their lives to educating our children.
|Pictured are: Jackie Miller, Sue Zitella, June Anthony, Diane Troy, Cindy Carroll, and Sandy Goffinet (not pictured: Terry Chinski).|| || || || |Liberty Jr. High 2013 IESA Class AA State Track and Field Medal Winners
Congratulations to the Liberty Jr. HIgh 2013 IESA Class AA State Track and Field Medal Winners:
Shot Put Champion
1st Place out of 40 competitors!
His throw was 47' 6.5"
Medal in discus
4th Place finish out of 8 competitors
Martino Jr. High 2013 IESA Class AA State Track and Field Medal Winners
On Saturday, May 18, Team New Lenox (comprised of New Lenox School District staff, students, and families) participated in WalkNow for Autism Speaks. This year marks the 10th Anniversary of the walk, which raises awareness and supports funding for Autism.
Wishbone Day at Cherry HIll Early Childhood Education Center Character Counts at Nelson Ridge
Nelson Ridge has a special lunch provided for those students that demonstrate one Pillar of Character. These pictured students excelled in "Citizenship" which was the character count pillar for the past few weeks.
Walk Now For Autism Speaks: Team New Lenox Special Visitor at Tyler
Tyler 3rd graders had a special guest pay a visit to their class. Mrs. Moy and several students had the chance to participate in a "hands-on" reptile assembly.
Congratulations to the Martino Jr. HIgh 2013 IESA Class AA State Track and Field Medal Winners:
110 hurdles 4th 16.9
8000 20th 2:19
1600 1st 4:51
800 16th 2:17
1600 1st 4:43
800 18th 2:11
Oakview 6th Grade Presidential Awards Ceremony Spencer Crossing Fine Arts Festival
Spencer Crossing held their Fine Arts Festival featuring the 5th and 6th grade band and orchestra and Art projects from the students. Lincoln-Way Art students demonstrated and displayed their own art work. Liberty Junior High students were the judges of Crossing's art projects some of students submitted. Jaclyn D. won 1st place for 5th grade. The Band and Orchestra performed numerous numbers with the help of principal Mrs. Schissler and assistant-principal Mrs. Novonty.
Poetry Contest Winner
Congratulations to Oakview's Giana C.! Giana is the winner of the 5th Annual Pets Add Life Children's Poetry Contest! Among the 1,000 submissions received from around the country, Giana's entry was chosen as a distinguished winner. She is the winner in the 6th grade category for the poem entitled "Cute and Cuddlie". As a winner, Giana will receive a $250 check to use toward pet products, a by-line in a publication, and a $1,000 scholarship awarded to her classroom to be spent on pet related education.
On Tuesday, May 7 Bentley 6th grade students Danny B., Gabby G., and Mara R. went to Springfield, Illinois to participate in Tech 2013. During their time in the capital they met with local lawmakers Renee Kosel and Michael Hastings. They shared with their lawmakers how they use technology in Mrs. Morgan's classroom at Bentley School. The goal of Tech 2013 is to expose local law makers to the importance of technology in our schools in hopes that they will continue to fund technology in our schools.
A Hero's Welcome
Haines is honored to welcome Keith Powers home from serving our country in Kuwait. He surprised his son, 1st grader Daniel, with his return during a Relay for Life Dance.
Board of Education
Congratulations to the New Lenox School District 122 newly elected Board Members. Pictured ;Rhonda Starklauf (Secretary), Kathy Miller, Patrick Martino (Vice President), Sue Smith, Phil Adair, Nick DiSandro (President), and Maureen Broderick.