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Jason Parent                                             

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Phone: (603) 432-6941 x2200            

Calendar Link:  http://lhs.londonderry.org/calendar

Dear Parents / Guardians:

I hope you enjoyed a wonderful April vacation with your family.  Londonderry High School celebrated several achievements during the month of April.  Student Council was once again recognized as a 2019 National Gold Council of Excellence by NASC! Patrick Hagearty was crowned Mr. LHS, and we celebrated the PVC Pirates who ranked 29th in New England out of 210 teams, qualifying for the Robotics World Championships in Detroit, MI!  Mr. Ciccarello, Mrs.Sohm, and Mrs. Juster were named the VFW Loyalty Day Award winners, which honors individuals who have made significant contributions to the community!  Congratulations to these outstanding educators and to the 2019 Dollars for Scholars Teacher of the Year: Mr. Mundy and 2019 Yearbook Dedication: Mr. Courtemanche!  Quarter 3 Honor Roll listed 432 students earning High Honors, 286 Honors, and 137 Honorable Mention, which totals 855 Lancers receiving academic distinction! 


The Home First event on the subject of Vaping and Social Media among teens will be held Thursday, May 2nd from 6:00 – 8:00 pm in the LHS cafeteria.  This event is brought to you by a local support resource, Home First and the Home First Hotline program, along with Breathe New Hampshire, and is for parents and adult community members. Join our passionate, knowledgeable panel of experts and local school administrators. Panelists include: Allyssa Thompson, Director of Breathe New Hampshire, Dr. Albee Budnitz MD, Chair of Tobacco Free NH, Jason Parent, Principal of Londonderry HS, Stephen Secor, Assistant Principal of Londonderry HS, Greg DePasse, local parent and technology expert, Christine Rioux, local dental hygienist and Oral health specialist, and Katie Clark, School to Community Counselor from Center for Life Management.  Topics of Discussion will include:

  • Our kids’ online lives: Social Media, Technology, Parental Awareness & Controls
  • Vaping Paraphernalia: "Show and tell", Where paraphernalia is often hidden, and what are the warning signs that your child is Vaping?
  • Assessment and Treatment information
  • Q & A:  Get your Questions answered
  • Breakout Sessions/ Practical Actionable Learning.

May 3rd kicks off the annual Beeman Trophy between Londonderry and Pinkerton.  All varsity spring sports will be featured over that weekend on the PA campus, except for Track and Lacrosse.  May 6 – 10 is Teacher Appreciation Week, so please take the opportunity to thank those teachers who do such an amazing job with our students.  I’d like to thank the PTSO for hosting a breakfast in the staff’s honor on Wednesday, May 8th and Raffle Friday, May 10th. The Band and Jazz Concert will be held May 8th.  On May 9th, Sierra Sessa will be presenting a Body Positivity Senior Project that includes discussion on self-esteem and body image with students during the school day, along with hosting a parent discussion from 6:00 – 8:00 pm in Room 221, designed to learn new ways to approach and helps kids who might be struggling.  Sign-ups for students begin May 2nd and end May 8th in the Main Office or House 4.  All parents are welcome to attend the evening session.

 

We are very proud to announce our newest members of the National Honor Society.  The induction ceremony for the following students will be held at the high school on May 10th

 

Juniors

 

Batchelor, Erin                                    Boudreau, Callum                   Boudreau, Jaxon

Boufford, Caitlin                                Byerly, Ethan                          Costello, Timothy

Ethier, Julia                                         Gagne, Rachel                         Gehris, Emma

Gormley, Faith                                    Hamel, Juliana                        Heinrich, Samantha

Kemball-Cook, William                      Macarelli, Kevin                     Mauceri, April

McKay, Marissa                                  Mohr, Heather                        Mooers, James

Naar, Alexa                                         Perry, Alexandria                    Poirier, Brenna

Ponto, Celia                                         Rankin, Madison                     Richards, Jasmine

Seibert, Samuel                                   St. Cyr, Luke                           Walen, Shannon

Wambu, Akolam                                 White, Olivia                           Wilbur, Tyler

 

Sophomores

 

Anderson, Riley                                  Arunkumar, Adhvika              Brassard, Braden

Brown, Elizabeth                                Brown, Luke                           Butler, Carly

Clegg, Sarah                                        Cote, Amara                            Desmarais, Hannah

Detellis, Emma                                   Dodge, Kylee                          Donnelly, Emma

Fackovec, Rebecca                             Galluzzo, Jordan                     Gerardi, Sarah

Grela, Elexis                                       Griffin, Matthew                     Griffin, Ryan

Gruchot, Alexander                            Harpster, Katherine                 Heenan, William

Hutchinson, Anna                               Hyder, Marissa                        Jackson, Malin

Longua, Nicole                                   Louiselle, Juliette                    Maguire, Jillian

Marshall, Katherine                            Mullen, Chelsea                      Page, Gabrielle

Parsons, Aden                                     Raza, Nicole                            Robbins, Cameron

Root, Delaney                                     Ruppel, Jacob                          Sprague, Jack

Stowell, Emma                                    Stowell, Jenna                         Strike, Erin

Thomas, Emily                                    Vogel, Matthew                   Walden, Madison 

Walsh, Nicole                                      Witkop, Kaitlin

Our annual “Little Lancer Day” will be held on May 14th to welcome our Moose Hill School students, where members from Pay It Forward of the Class of 2019 will celebrate the Class of 2031. The Chorus and Orchestra Concert will be held on May 16th.  Our Senior Prom is Saturday, May 18th at the Andover Country Club.  Senior athletes will attend the Varsity Awards Banquet on Tuesday, May 21st at 6:30. We will also celebrate 210 LHS seniors who are NH Scholar recipients! They will be honored at Fisher Cat Stadium on May 23rd, which is also the day we host our Top Ten Dinner.  Finally, Music Awards Night is Wednesday, May 29th at the Castleton. Congratulations to our Students of the Month:  Colby Ramshaw (Fr), Lauren Rauseo (So), Olivia White (Jr), and Mrs. Giguere’s AP Language Class (Sr).  Our Teacher of the Month is Joanne Blake and Staff Member is Kerin Brown.

 

As we head into June, we will also celebrate all Academic Award recipients in grades 9 – 12 on Monday, June 10th.  Students will be getting notification of the awards they will be receiving.  If they do not and should, please contact Steve Secor, Assistant Principal of House 2 at ssecor@londonderry.org after referring to the criteria in the student handbook.         

 

Applications for Parking Permits for the 2019-2020 school year are now being accepted.  For more information, please access the school website using the “Information Tab” then clicking “Forms”.  Parking Applications are due Friday, May 31st in House 1.  We hope you have a fantastic end to this school year!

 

Sincerely,

 

Jason Parent

Principal