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Upcoming Community Events & Programs

The following is a listing of non-profit, community-based programs/events in Lower Merion and Narberth that have been approved for posting by Lower Merion School District. To submit your non-profit, community-based program/event for consideration, please email the LMSD Communications Office at info@lmsd.org.

LMSD Health Topics Series

Lower Merion School District's Department of Student Services and the Interschool Council (ISC), in collaboration with the Home & School Associations, have organized a series of informational events and programs covering many important health-related topics throughout the 2017-18 school year.

Programs marked with an asterisk are brought to you through a collaboration of the Student Services Department, the Interschool Council and the HSA of the hosting school. We encourage parents/guardians to attend these informative evening programs, including those held in schools other than where your child attends. Your presence is welcome at all schools.

May 2018

  • Wellness Council Meeting – Monday, May 7 from 4:00-6:00 p.m. in the District Administration Office

Meet parents/guardians and staff leaders and share wellness events and happenings throughout the district. If you have an interest in Wellness especially around nutrition and fitness, please join us.

  • *Bullying: What Families Need to Know – Wednesday, May 9 at 7:00 p.m. at Penn Valley Elementary School

Many parents/guardians have their own painful memories of bullying. What does bullying look like in today's world? How can parents and schools prevent bullying and what can be done to intervene? This panel discussion will include the timely topic of cyberbullying.

June 2018

  • Community Health Fair – Date/Time TBD

Health information and activities will be presented in interactive forums by Lower Merion School District's Health Staff and other community agencies/providers.

LMHS Cavalcade of Bands Jazz Festival
LMHS Cavalcade of Bands Jazz Festival

Lower Merion High School is set to host the Cavalcade of Bands Jazz Festival on Friday, March 9 from 6:00-10:00 p.m. in the LMHS auditorium. Please join us for an adjudicated festival featuring 10 area high school competition jazz bands and entertainment from middle school jazz bands, the high school jazz combo, and high school vocal groups. It's sure to be a great evening of music! Please join us and support the LMHS Jazz Band!

Cost is $10 for adults, $7 for students or $25 per family. Concessions will be available for purchase! For more information, please visit www.CalvalcadeOfBands.com.

Lower Merion/Harriton Alumni Association announces 2018 Distinguished Alumni Award honorees
Lower Merion/Harriton Alumni Association announces 2018 Distinguished Alumni Award honorees

The Lower Merion/Harriton Alumni Association is proud to announce the following alumni have been chosen to receive the Distinguished Alumni Award for 2018! They will be honored at a luncheon at The Radnor Hotel on Friday, October 12, 2018. If you are interested in attending the event, please contact lmhalumni@gmail.com.

Harriton High School

Robert Brodsky – Class of 1981

David Crane – Class of 1975

Michael Goldfarb – Class of 1968

Lynda Harris Resnick – Class of 1960

Alon Shaya – Class of 1997

Arn Tellem – Class of 1972

Farnoosh Torabi – Class of 1998

Lower Merion High School

David Amado – Class of 1986

Elizabeth Schussheim Brater – Class of 1969

Lewis R. First – Class of 1973

Kenneth Hill – Class of 1955

J. Russell Peltz – Class of 1964

Alan Poul – Class of 1976

Jon A. Reynolds – Class of 1955

Herman Shelanski – Class of 1974

Jay Sigel – Class of 1961

James Vance – Class of 1959

11th Annual LMHS Co-Ed Youth Football Clinic
11th Annual LMHS Co-Ed Youth Football Clinic

Lower Merion High School is set to host the 11th Annual Co-Ed Youth Football Clinic in memoriam of Dr. Joseph W. Foote. The clinic will take place on Sunday, May 20 from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at Arnold Field at Lower Merion High School.

The clinic is for players in grades 3-8, and will include a Wayne Sporting Goods "Footeball" Clinic t-shirt, water and snacks. All proceeds benefit the Lower Merion Township Scholarship Fund and the Dr. Joseph W. Foote Award. For more information, please email Mary Brown mbrown@sju.edu. Please send completed form and a check made payable to "Lower Merion Township Scholarship Fund", c/o Mary Brown, 916 Cedar Grove Road, Wynnewood, PA, 19096.

LMSD Junior First Lego League (Jr. FLL) Expo
LMSD Junior First Lego League (Jr. FLL) Expo

LMSD is set to host the annual Junior First Lego League (JrFLL) Expo – a fun learning opportunity for children in grades K-3 (ages 6-9) – on Saturday, March 17, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. – noon at Penn Wynne Elementary School.

Jr. FLL is one of the four FIRST Robotics Programs that allows students to explore STEM by using Legos. Through participation in the Jr. FLL expo, students will gain valuable skills in problem solving, creativity, design, and building that will help them develop a strong foundation in STEM.

To view a PDF flyer for this event with more detailed information, click here. It is recommended that teams register by January 6 in order to have enough time to complete the challenge.

To learn more, please see our newly designed website: lowermerionjrfll.org or contact event coordinator Julian Ginzburg at julianginzburg19@students.lmsd.org