Announcements - December 4, 2018

Announcements - December 4, 2018
Posted on 12/04/2018
CavalierThe Scholastic Bowl team will practice on Tues., Dec. 4, 2018 immediately following school in room 126. Practice will last one hour. Please plan to provide your own transportation or ride the 5:30 bus.

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.

Winter team pictures will be taken on Wed., Dec. 5, 2018, beginning at 3:30p.

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.

Boys' Tennis Conditioning will be held Fri., Dec. 7 at the tennis courts after school until 5:00pm. Make sure you have a ride home. Questions, talk to Coach Jay in room 209.

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.

On Monday, December 3, we will be starting our spare change collection to feed one person for one meal for $2.08. Just think how many we can feed if you give. You can place your loose change in any classroom.

Congratulations to Mrs. Meissel for having the third highest attendance at the National Council for Social Studies Annual Conference - 4,271 attendees!!!

Students - there is a BYOD survey on the student portal for you to complete. The purpose of the survey is to get your input on the current "bring your own device" policy. We need your input. The survey will close on Wednesday, December 5, 2018.

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.

Come out and cheer on your Lakeland JROTC drill team this Saturday, December 8th at Great Bridge High School drill competition in Chesapeake, beginning at 9:00am. See any JROTC instructor or drill team member for more details.

LHS would like to take this opportunity to celebrate those students who were successful in making the honor roll for the first marking period. We are proud of your dedication to your academics. Congratulations and continue to strive for academic excellence!

Students attending the Target Warehouse field trip on Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018 should return their signed permission slips to Mrs. Paul by Wed., December 5, 2018.

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.
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