Announcements - December 19, 2018

Visitors are coming, visitors are coming, visitors are coming...
Lakeland High School will participate in an Advanced Performance Accreditation Review on February 19, 2019. "The review process examines the whole institution - the programs, the culture context, the community of stakeholders - to determine how well the parts work together to meet the needs of students."
In preparation for the performance accreditation review, faculty & students will be asked to complete surveys via email in the coming weeks. The completed surveys will provide data needed for the review team visiting "The Home of the Cavaliers" in February. Additional information will be shared as preparations are underway.

SENIORS - Reminder for those of you who have already applied to colleges or universities. Please make sure you are checking in with them to verify that everything has been received such as transcripts and test scores. Also, make sure Mrs. Williams or Mrs. Foster is receiving a copy of your acceptance letters as you receive them.

Students - do you have a teacher that you would like to commend for outstanding performance? Positive teacher referrals will soon be available to fill out for your favorite teachers. They will be available for pick up in Guidance and the Main Office.

December is a busy month in the LHS library. Come see the holiday tree made entirely from books. Check out the shipment of books that just arrived, full of sports themes, new series and Alex Rider novels, or join us for game of weekly themed bingo, and win prizes.

December's character trait is good citizenship In regards to school, a good citizen is respectful of others and their property, is respectful of school property, follows school rules, demonstrates good character by being honest and dependable, and gives back to the community. Students who are nominated by their teachers will receive prizes from the library media staff at the end of the month.

The following students have been nominated for exhibiting December's character trait of good citizenship.
*Kyra Baker-Waters and David Nave have been nominated. *Paul Meadors has been nominated for his outstanding show of respect for others and informing students and adults of their civic duties.
*Colton Brown places importance on education and understanding, not just grades. He is a good friend, and is always available to help his peers when they are in need. He spends much of his free time working in the community and helping others.
*Frederick Sample is a model student and has a leadership role in English 11. He is extremely respectful and follows the rules outlined by Suffolk Public Schools. Frederick is a transfer student and has seamlessly become a par of the Lakeland family. Frederick cares about academics as well as the academics of others. He above all displays the characteristic of a good citizen.

There will no Step team practice for the remainder of 2018. Practice will resume on Tues., January 9, 2018.

The Chick-Fil-A Academy is doing a drive for local animal shelters this month. Please bring in items like collars, toys, blankets, and food. Help do something good this December. Donations will be accepted in either of the two boxes in the cafeteria or by the office until the beginning of Winter Break. Thank you!

Faculty, staff and students - the Cavalier shop is having a two day sale. Tues. & Wed., Dec. 18 & 19, sweatshirts, long sleeve shirts, short sleeve shirts and PE uniforms are on sale. Stop by today during 1st, 2nd and 3rd lunches and Wed. morning and lunch. Don't be left in the cold without your Cavalier gear!

There will be NO 5:00 bus on Thurs., December 20, 2018.
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