On October 24th both the Long River Boys' and Girls' Cross Country Teams won their 3rd straight Jr. NVL Championship, with two 1st place finishes by Kate Cicchetti and Nicholas LaChapelle. The Wildcats continued their winning ways on Nov 2nd with the Boys' Team taking home the 2nd Place trophy and the Girls' earning the 5th place trophy at the 27th Annual Middle School Cross Country Championships. Nicholas LaChapelle placed 3rd out of 412 runners, and 1st in large school division. Kate Cicchetti was crowned the CT Middle School State Champion by placing 1st overall out of 372 runners. Congratulations to both teams on a great season!
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Long River Middle School Boston / Cape Cod Trip
This year's field trip forms will be done online through PermissionClick. You can elect to pay the deposit online (there's an extra fee from the payment processor if you pay online), or you can send a check in and give it to your child's homeroom teacher.
Long River continues its pumpkin decorating tradition! See our students' creativity by clicking on the link! https://photos.app.goo.gl/Qd8YpEy3e2n9vc4b8
The LRMS Cross Country Team has a successful meet at the 2018 McGee Invitational. Kate Cicchetti took first overall for the girls 7th grade race, Nicholas LaChapelle and Liam Murrichio placed 2nd and 3rd respectively in the boys 7th grade race, and Gabriel Diamante placed 4th overall for the boys 6th grade race. Nina Daponte, Payton Kane and John Sizer all earned medals for finishing in the top 20 in their races.
Rosa DeLauro connected with 7th graders from Ms. Avery's and Mr. Bartel's Social Studies classes. She engaged in a question and answer forum where the students were able to voice their concerns about taxes, jobs, healthcare and more. Thank you, Congresswoman DeLauro!
On May 25, the LRMS TAGS program hosted its first annual Science Bee. 48 students participated, testing their science knowledge. Students from the TAGS program, along with the facilitation of Mrs. Ryan, organized and moderated the event. The winners pictured are:
1st place: Laura Whiskeyman, 7th grade
2nd place: Ava Muharem, 6th grade
3rd place: Laura Parks 8th grade
Congratulations to the winners and all the students who participated!
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8th grader Emily Laput single-handedly organized and implemented A Spike for a Cure at LRMS, an event that raised over $900 for breast cancer. Teams included students and teachers to create an event of sportsmanship, friendly competition and a lot of fun! Congratulations to Emily for her efforts and success!