Superintendent George Mendoza issued a public statement to La Grande School District staff, families and community regarding new COVID-19 standards to allow more Oregon schools to reopen. Please find the update from Superintendent Mendoza here: https://5il.co/mnur
Picture retake day is today. To order pictures online, please use the Picture Day ID: EVTTQ3DK2
SENIORS CLASS OF 2021 'Tis the season -- to order -- senior swag, cap/gown, and senior announcements -- to celebrate being a Senior in the Class of 2021! A special FaceBook page has been set up just for you: "LHS parents of Seniors." You can find all of the Herff Jones information for ordering there OR on the LHS website and/or the LHS FB page. Please hurry to order your cap/gown/tassel, senior "swag" and announcements; The delivery window is closing soon. Email Mrs. Moore with questions email@example.com
Parent Teacher Conferences will be on Thursday, Oct. 29th at LHS. All conferences are virtual. Times are 7:30-11, 11:30 - 3:30 and 5 5:00pm - 8:30pm. Conferences will also take place on Friday, Oct. 30th from 7:30 - 11:30 am. Appointments must be made online through your ParentVue account.
Picture retake day is Wednesday, October 28. Last name A-F are from 9-10. Last name G-M are from 10-11. Last name N-Z are from 11-12. Social distancing will be enforced.
Wednesday, October 28, is a no school day. Advisory/Tiger ROAR lesson will not take place.
IMPORTANT REMINDER! When scheduling times for parent-teacher conferences you MUST use a desktop computer. The Synergy App will not work for scheduling a conference time with teachers.
Just a reminder! The IMESD and Blue Mountain Community College (BMCC) have teamed up to host two VIRTUAL COLLEGE FAIRS for high school teachers and counselors, students, or families of students exploring the option of attending college: Tuesday, October 27 at 1 PM - 5 PM Monday, November 2 at 8 AM - 12 PM Starting at those times, students can login to the fair to meet with Oregon colleges. Individuals can attend or teachers can organize a full class participation virtual field trip by registering at: https://www.bluecc.edu/enrollment-services/campus-tour-information The event is fully online to protect the health of the Eastern Oregon communities. This virtual opportunity allows participants to stay for the full duration of the event or attend for a shorter time, while continuing to learn about the option of attending college in Oregon. Potential participants who are interested in learning more can visit BMCC’s Facebook page or R.S.V.P. at the BMCC website.
Please help students of LHS send relief funds to the communities of Phoenix-Talent who have been devastated by the wildfires! Purchase a bracelet for only $5!!! Available in the LHS main office!
Reminder for CTE students attending in-person groups on Tuesday afternoon (10/27 @ 1:45pm): Please arrive on time at 1:45. Parents, please drop off your students so they can use the entrance near the Ag building in the Band/Art hallway. Staff will be there to help you find your classrooms. Students will be ready for pickup at 3:00 at the same location.
For HS Girls Soccer Baker is hosting LaGrande next week. Varsity will play Wednesday, Oct 28th at 2:30pm. JV will play Thursday, Oct 29th at 2:30pm. Here are the guidelines: There will be no spectators. I will livestream all the games on the Facebook Bulldog Nation site. We'll get the officials. All students-athletes and coaches have to be temperature checked on arrival with questions then logged. Copies of forms from both teams will be given to each for contract tracing purposes. I'll be there to help this. Masks must be worn by coaches at all times. Masks must be worn by players when they can't maintain 6' separation. When on the bench masks must be worn by players. We will trade out game balls to clean them every 15 minutes. We will have bathrooms available at the Sports Complex but no concession stand so bring your own water bottles and food.
2019-2020 YEARBOOKS ARE HERE!!! If you ordered a yearbook from last year, they have arrived and are ready to be picked up. The front office is open from 7:30 am - 3:00 pm, Monday - Friday. Enter through the K Street entrance. If you did not order a yearbook from last year, we do have additional books that can be purchased but we do have a limited supply. Once they are gone, we will not be able to purchase any more.
We still have seven slots available for the blood drive on October 28,2020. The blood drive runs from 10 AM to 4 PM. Students are encouraged to participate. Students have to be 16 or older and there is required paperwork at the front desk. Contact Pat DesJardin at 541-663-3349.
La Grande Girls Soccer will play next week in Baker City. On Wednesday, October 28th, the Varsity Girls soccer will play at 2:30 pm in Baker City. On Thursday, October 29th, the JV Girls Soccer team will play at 2:30 in Baker City. BAKER SCHOOL IS NOT ALLOWING SPECTATORS AT THESE EVENTS!!!
The School Based Health Center will be offering Sports Physicals by appointment only, on Wednesday 11/4 from 11:00 - 2:00 and Wednesday 11/11 from 11:00 - 2:00. Just in time for Season 1 Winter Sports! Please call Cindy at 541-962-8809 to schedule.
Friday, October 9th is Oregon's statewide inservice day for schools. This means there is no school for students on Friday. Have a great 3-day weekend, and we'll see you back on Monday.
BASEBALL FOR TODAY Wednesday, Oct. 7th: All players will check in at the field at 1:45pm. Games on both fields will begin at 3:00pm. We will have some players who have been practicing on Optimist participate in the scrimmage on Lions, in order to field complete teams on both fields. Players will be given placements tonight and can communicate to family members who may want to come watch. ANY FAMILY MEMBERS PLANNING TO WATCH PLEASE NOTE: Anyone coming to watch the scrimmages must maintain social distancing. Masks will not be required of fans, but all fans must remain 6 feet of distance between non-family members.
Financial Aid Night at La Grande High School will be a "Virtual" meeting only. Please contact Teresa Dowdy at firstname.lastname@example.org for the link. This is a very informational meeting for all students and parents planning on going to college.
SPORTS PHYSICALS OFFERED AT LHS STUDENT BASED HEALTH CENTER SBHC staff will be offering sports physicals from 9:00 am until noon on Friday 10/9. Call 541-962-8809 to schedule an appointment. We are not able to see walk-in patients at this time.
Season 1- Fall Sports - Starts next week, October 12th Volleyball: (Practice starts Oct. 12th 4:30 -6: 00 pm Ending times may be adjusted as the week goes) Girls Soccer: (M-Th from 3:45-5:45pm beginning October 12th. Mondays and Wednesdays at LMS field and Tuesdays and Thursdays at Island City School field.) Boys Soccer: (Boys Soccer Practices will be Tuesdays and Thursdays @ LMS from 4pm to 6pm. starting October 13th. Student-athletes should have ALL Paperwork should be turned in to Coach Rangel to be able to practice. That includes: a Physical, Emergency Card, Parent Permission form) Cross Country: Beginning Oct. 13, Tuesdays & Thursdays @ 4 pm by the track. (Coach Alma Crow) Football: Beginning Monday, Oct. 12th. Practice will be Monday - Thursday, 3:30 pm - 5:15 pm. No practice on Fridays. Students should meet on the football practice field.