Announcements - October 22, 2018

Announcements - October 22, 2018
Posted on 10/22/2018
CavalierThe Scholastic Bowl team will practice on Tuesday, October 23, 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.

American Sign Language is looking for new members. If you enjoy Christmas music, come learn it in sign. You do not need to be taking American Sign Language classes. Come join us! For more information, come see Mrs. Fisher in room 103.

Students interested in the Art Club may sign up on the Art room door. You do not have to be a current Art student to be in this club. Please see Mrs. White if you have any questions.

Female students interested in computer science as a career, please see Ms. Bowers in Guidance for a prestigious award opportunity. Serious female students only!

Applications for the Governor's School Summer 2019 Residential Academies are now available. Please see Mrs. Bowers in Guidance for more information and deadlines.

The READBOX is back in the library! Books that have been recently made into movies or Netflix series are featured in the READBOX in the Library Media Center. Students who check out one of these books get a free bag of popcorn. Yes... free popcorn, to take with them.

October is Disability Awareness Month. Cerebral palsy is associated with movement, muscle tone, and posture. Cerebral refers to the brain and palsy means weakness or lace of muscle birth, caused by a reduced blood supply and lack of oxygen to the brain. Please with cerebral palsy may experience epilepsy, and may have difficulty with awareness and comprehension.

Wrestlers - pre-season workouts began on Mon., Oct. 8. Turn in physicals to Coach Rountree and see Coach Hoffman in Room 200 with any questions.

Boys' Tennis conditioning will be held this Fri, Oct. 26 after school at the tennis courts from 3:15 - 5:00. Make sure you have a ride home at 5:00, no late bus. Questions, talk to Coach Jay in Room 209.

Remediation for the upcoming October 22 Writing SOL has begun. Remediation will be held in room 114.

Students - if you are enrolled in a dual enrollment course and have not paid your dual enrollment fee, please do so no later than Fri., October 26. If your fee has not been paid by this date, you will be withdrawn from the course.

The Character Development team has chosen to recognize the character train of respect for the month of October. To respect someone is to admire them deeply, as a result of their abilities, qualities, or achievements. During the month of October, teachers will nominate students who exhibit respect. These students' names will be put in a drawing for prizes at the end of the month. Nominees will also have their names displayed on a banner in the hallway adjacent to the cafeteria.

Pioneer Elementary School's PTA is holding it's annual Fall Fest on Fri., Oct. 26 from 6-9p. We are in need of some high school volunteers to help run the stations. If you like to volunteer for this event, please see your school counselor for more details.

If you are interested in joining Lakeland High School's basketball teams, for girls or boys, please come out to our interest meeting on Tues., Oct. 30 @ 2:15-3:00p. Any young lady interested in playing girls' basketball, please sign up on the sheet on the gym door.

In order to emphasize the importance of maintaining a safe environment at Lakeland, we will be celebrating Unity Day on October 24. We are asking that all students and staff wear orange to show that we are together against bullying and united for kindness, acceptance and inclusion.

We also ask that you show your support by scanning one of the QR codes that will be placed around the building so you can take the pledge to support others who have been hurt or harmed, treat others with kindness, be more accepting of people's differences, and help include those who are left out. Let's all help make a more inclusive Lakeland.

Lynchburg University will be here on Mon., Oct. 22 about 1:00pm in the Cafeteria. Please stop by and pick up information about the university.

Virginia Commonwealth University will be here during all lunch shifts on Thurs., Oct. 25.. Please stop by and get infomration on this University.

Anyone interested in trying out for the school step team should have a current physical and permission form on file before the start of try-outs on Oct. 29. Please see Ms. Manning if you have any questions.

Join the GSA during all lunches on Tues., Oct. 23 to MixItUp! Join a new table or the GSA table to show we are against bullying at Lakeland HS.

Softball players planning to play in the scrimmage on Mon., 10.22 at Western Branch need to stop by and see Coach Wood to get on the roster. Please see him by lunch. This is important.

Thank you everyone who helped to make the dedication of the football stadium last Friday night a success. Special thanks to Syvonia Boone, Desirae Gilmore, Trinity McRae, Paul Thomas Meadors, Kenya Rivers, Starlina Shepard, Travon Brown and Benji Salerno. This group was tremendous efforts and went above and beyond in everything that was asked of them.
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