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SCHOOL RESUMES: Monday, February 26, 2018 ~ Day 2

 

Feb. 2, 2018

Greetings Laker Nation,

Law Enforcement, LakeCam, Children's Art Lab, Real Estate Broker and Special Education are our current areas for Semester II Internships.  If a student is interested in any of these Internship opportunities for Semester II, please send him/her to the Guidance Office for an application. Our LakeCAM Semester I Interns gave their culminating presentation this week.   Check out their final product:  https://vimeo.com/251315419  If you are a local professional and you have room for student interns, please contact Mrs. Fontaine in the Guidance Office at sfontaine@freelake.org.

Allison Hodgson, Carlee-sue Choate, and Abigail Soares are three ARHS students participating in the Teen Artist Internship Program (TAIP) at the New Bedford Art Museum. Best wishes to these aspiring young artisans!

Congratulations to Austin Lopes, Class of 2019!  Austin received an Honorable Mention during this year’s Scholastic Art and Writing Award competition. He received this recognition for his digital photograph titled "hen SHINE"​.  

Our Art Department’s annual Visual Arts display at The Great Ponds Gallery at the Lakeville Public Library is scheduled for Saturday, March 3rd.  Stop by during the month of March and view the beautiful art work of students from ARHS and Old Colony.  

Congratulations to the following students who were selected by the Wellness Department to attend the Old Colony YMCA 29th Annual Youth Conference:  Ryan Dandrea, Hannah Correia, Paris Inacio, Brady Sunderland, Jordan McCloskey, Tim Johnson, Declan Barach and Sara Martins.

A mob of motivated high school students with dreams of inclusion greeted athletes and fans from ARHS at the 2nd Annual Unified Bocce Tournament hosted at Rockland High School.

Sleepy eyed but eager, the swarm of ARHS students, led by Coaches Shara, Emery, and Solomon, strode confidently through the unfamiliar halls of RHS to meet their opponents.  There, on the subdivided gymnasium courts, bolings were placed and bocces thrown in a friendly game measured not only in inches, but in heart.  Students played to the impassioned encouragement of their coaches.  The words "if you had fun, you won" rang in the ears of the contestants.  While statistical victory came only to those with the highest score, ultimately, everyone was the victor.

Congratulations to Dr. Tate who was selected to participate in theBiteScis 2018 March workshop!   In this workshop, Dr. Tate will be paired with a local science graduate student. Together, they will create a lesson plan incorporating current research related to the grad student’s field.  After the workshop, Dr. Tate and the student will remain on the BiteScis Leadership Team to produce one complete and polished draft of at least one of the lesson plans for use at ARHS.

Announcing the first annual “Freelake MusicFest!”  On Friday, February 9, twenty students, selected from the ARHS Choir and Select Choir, will be participating in the first Annual “Freelake MusicFest” with students from all of the school buildings (K-12) in our District.  The day will consist of musical activities, workshops and a full-group performance.  This event will enrich student’s musical knowledge, create mentoring relationships among students, and introduce students to music students and faculty from other schools.  Additional ARHS Music events are as follows:

  • Feb 3: SEMSBA Auditions

  • Feb 8: Bridgewater State University Honor Band Festival

  • Feb 9: Freelake MusicFest

  • March 27: “Music In Our Schools” night

Lakers swimming had sensational swims at the South Coast Conference Championship Thursday evening.  For the boys, Sean Hughes swam his personal best in both the 100 and 50 yard freestyle.  Liam Fahey achieved his best time in the 100 and 200 freestyle while placing in both individual events and on relay teams.  Bryant Connolly showed a fast performance in the 100 backstroke.  On the girls side, the 400 relay team of Jordyn and Jenna Maxim, Becky Goodfellow and Jillian Stanton qualified for states.  Jillian Lawler achieved her best time in several events along with Courtney Swartz, Julia Garland and Emily Couto.  Lakers look forward to their final meet against Durfee today at 4:00 pm.

Winter Athletic Standings:  Basketball Boys:  13-0-0, Basketball Girls 11-3-0, Hockey 6-6-2, Wrestling 1-5-0,  Track Boys 7-1-1, Track Girls 9-0-0, Swim Boys 3-6-0 and Swim Girls 5-4-0.  or our athletic calendar, visit www.southcoastconference.org  Please also visit our updated site and keep posted on our up-and-coming events.  

Grade 8 Parents/Guardians joined Mrs. Paula Money for the “High School Planning for College and Career Success” event.  This was a valuable presentation for parents/guardians with childen entering ARHS for the first time and for parents/guardians who wanted updated information on course selections and pre-college and post-secondary planning.  If you have any questions or you were not able to attend, please contact Mrs. Money at pmoney@freelake.org.  A copy of the presentation will be available on our site.

The Laker Athletic Development Program is well underway and a great way to get or stay in shape!  This no cost opportunity is an after school program, open to all students.  Areas of focus are speed, power, agility, strength and mobility.  The program, overseen by Mr. Fyfe, runs Monday-Thursday from 2:00-3:15 pm in the Laker Fitness Room.  Please call Mr. Fyfe at extension 1121 if you have any questions. Come join us in building Laker Pride while building Laker strength!

Free Math and ELA MCAS tutoring is available for grade 9 & 10 students.

  • Math MCAS, grades 9 & 10, Thursdays, 2:00 - 2:30 pm in Room 101  

  • ELA MCAS, grade 10, Mondays, 2:00 - 2:30 pm in Room 111

  • Bio MCAS, grade 9, Tuesdays, 2:00 - 3:00 pm in Room 132

If you have any questions, please contact your child’s Guidance Counselor at (508) 947-2660.  

 

Grade Releases:

Quarter 3.2 Grade Release on 02/09

Quarter 3.3 Grade Release on 03/02

Quarter 3.4 Grade Release on 03/16

Quarter 3.5 Grade Release  on 03/29

Qtr. 3 Grades Close on 04/06

Qtr. 3 Grades Posted on 04/13

 

Important Dates:

02/05/18 Early Dismissal @ 10:27 am

02/19/18 - 02/23/18 February Vacation - No School

03/01/18 Early Dismissal @ 10:27 am

03/15/18 Parent/Guardian Night 6:00-8:00 pm

03/30/18 Good Friday - No School