Dates to Remember
Holiday, No School: 11/27 – 11/29
forget to capture this year’s memories and buy your yearbook here.
Also, if you would like to buy a
business ad that will reach hundreds of our Sterling families,
please email email@example.com.
We have 1/8, 1/4, 1/2, and full page ads available.
Subway Lunch Program Ending
Subway will no longer be delivering lunches to our school, effective November 27th.
SMACS Giving Tree Project
season of giving is upon us. Participating in the SMACS Giving
Tree Project is an awesome way to show generosity and good
tidings to outstanding youth in the community. Consider donating
a gift from a child’s wish list.
The trees will be displayed Monday, November 18 through Tuesday, December 17.
Locations for the trees are in the main office in ‘B’ building
and in the Middle School hallway.
- Pull a ‘Giving Gift Tag’ from
- Purchase the gift indicated on
- Wrap it and tape the ‘Giving
Gift Tag’ to the gift’s wrapping.
- Then return the gift and tag
to the main office where it will be distributed.
Tuesday, December 17, 2019 4:00 PM ET.
you have questions or need clarification, please contact Toni
Patterson at 919-740-0986 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Update from the LHU Board
had a very productive meeting. The board approved the Voluntary
Shared Leave policy, to help serve our faculty and staff in
difficult situations. We approved revisions to the Severe
Weather policy, just in time for winter! These changes will be
added to the website, Parent and Faculty handbook.
also approved 3 new board members: welcome, Robert, Rachel and
Keri! However, we are still accepting new member applications,
and would like to encourage lower and upper elementary, as well
as middle school, parents to apply. If you think you’d be
interested, please come to a monthly meeting on the third
Wednesday at 6:30! The LHU Board welcomes and supports diverse
Please do not park on the road or fire lanes surrounding Sterling under any
circumstances. The Morrisville Police Department has noticed
this becoming a trend at our school and is holding people
Changes to Sterling’s Severe Weather Policy
Sterling’s Severe Weather Policy (P.50.E) has been recently changed. The update modified section 2.6, Unexpected Closings, Delays and Early Dismissals (page 26)
of the original Parent Handbook.
can read the updated Severe Weather Policy here.
Registration is now open for Mr.
James’ Violin Club! For more information, or to register please
see his Violin Club Flyer.
Geography Bee Winner!
Friday, November 15, Raymond G., a 6th grade student at
Sterling, won the school level competition of the National
Geographic Bee and a chance at cash prizes, scholarships and an
all-expenses-paid Lindblad expedition to the Galapagos Islands
aboard the National Geographic Endeavor II.
school-level Bee, at which students answered questions on
geography, was the first round in the 32nd annual National
Geographic Bee. Thousands of schools around the United States
and in five U.S. territories are participating in the 2019- 2020
Bee. The school champions, including Raymond, will take a
qualifying test; up to 100 of the top scorers on that test in
each state will then be eligible to compete in their State Bee.
upper elementary classes and the middle school participated in
the Geography Bee on Friday the 15th. The top 10 finalists were:
Kevin Z.(D20), Raymond G. (D16), Joey P. (D18), Ruhaan B. (D10),
Logan N. (D12), Iha P. (D14), Henry G. (C14), Mahathi S . (MS),
Joshua S. (MS), and Maxwell G. (MS).
upper elementary and middle school students were invited to
watch the final round in Room D4. Mr. Justin Tosco was the
moderator of the final competition and the championship round.
Mahathi S. and Raymond G. participated in the championship
round. Everyone did a great job and learned a lot of geography.
The top ten finalists received National Geographic water bottles
from the PFA as prizes.