March is upon us

Well, Ladysmith, it’s already March. I don’t know if it’s just me, but it seems like the number of days in each month is decreasing. Pretty soon, you’ll be planning out your summer. For now, though, enjoy whatever number of days there are in March and take time to enjoy these events.Ladysmith ImprovPrepare to have your mind blown. The LSS senior improv team received first place on Vancouver Island in the Canadian Improv Games. The junior team placed fourth in the Island junior finals. But wait, there’s more. Both teams have been invited to compete nationally in Ottawa this April. The teams are hosting a fundraiser to help them get there. Help these improvisers and watch them perform at the same time on March 10 at the secondary school. The night features improv, music and more. Tickets are by a suggested donation of $10. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and show starts at 7 p.m. This is a night you definitely don’t want to miss.LSS You may have noticed some Ladysmith Secondary students handing out flowers downtown last week. The group set out to invade Ladysmith with random acts of kindness. A big thank you goes to 49th Bloooms Florist for donating the flowers. But the goodness doesn’t end there, upcoming events include a Pay it Forward week, freedom days and more. Keep a lookout and prepare yourself for these students in their quest for betterment internally, locally and globally.Grad 2011The LSS grad class of 2011 hosts a family photo fundraiser Thursday, March 3. The grad class collects the sitting fee of $10. Families can get family photos, kids alone, parents alone, grandparents, pets, props and more for that one sitting fee. Families receive proofs to keep about two weeks later, and there is no obligation to order photos. Photography services are provided by Life Touch. E-mail or contact LSS to book an evening slot. Times are available from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Makes a great gift for Mothers’ Day.Another fundraiser coming from the grad class of 2011 is the grad fashion show. This event features LSS grads showcasing fashions of both formal and casual attire from local businesses. Event is March 8 at 7 p.m. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $8 and are available at the door or LSS at lunch. Contact a student to purchase tickets.Spring breakA complete two weeks of awesome is coming for students. Spring break, for LSS, starts March. 14 and ends with students returning to school on March 28. Take this break and enjoy it. Do whatever you want. Go somewhere, stay home, rest, eat, sleep or finish that thing you started last spring break and never finished. Do whatever makes you happy, because, after working for so long, it’s time to look after yourself.

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