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    We SOAR!

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    LWMS Advanced Academic Academy Showcase

    Thursday, March 30

    6:00 – 7:30 pm

    The families of upcoming 6th grade students who are interested in or have applied for the LWMS Advanced Academic Academy, as well as the families of current 6th and 7th grade students who are interested in having their child be a part of the Advanced Academy are invited to attend the LWMS Advanced Academic Academy Showcase.

     

    Mr. Ellers, principal, will be sharing the vision for the Academic Academy. Mr. Martin’s band students will perform for the event in the auditorium and then families will be invited to learn more about our elective classes and programs. Families will also be invited to visit the Book Fair in the Media Center.

     

    We are looking forward to sharing with the community the wonderful opportunities available for their children at LWMS. If you have any questions about this event or the Academic Academy, please call our school at 352-671-6120.

     

    LWMS Advanced Academic Academy Showcase


    FSA, FCAT, EOC Testing

    Students will begin FSA, FCAT and EOC testing beginning on April 10th. Please see below. 

     

    FSA ELA Reading

    Administered by period with the student's ELA teacher beginning Monday, April 10 - Monday, April 17th.

     

    FSA Math

    Administered by period with the student's ELA teacher beginning Wednesday, April 19 - Monday, May 1. 

      

    Algebra I EOC

    Administered by period with the student's Algebra I teacher beginning Monday, May 1 through Friday, May 5.

      

    8th Grade FCAT Science

    Administered through first period on Wednesday, May 3.

     

    7th Grade Civics EOC

    Administered by period with the student's Civics teacher Monday, May 8 through Monday, May 15.

     

    For more information about the tests and testing policies and procedures, please click on the FSA ELA Reading and Math Testing.

     


    Announcing the Lake Weir Middle School Advanced Academic Academy

    The administration and staff of Lake Weir Middle School are proud to announce the LWMS Advanced Academic Academy, beginning in the 2017-2018 school year. This magnet program will focus on providing a student-centered learning environment where students will be prepared for the demands of rigorous high school magnet programs. The 6th and 7th grade classes will focus on preparing students to take high school course offerings during their eighth grade year. Instruction will focus on advanced language arts writing and reading skills, as well as providing a strong foundation in mathematics. Students in eighth grade will begin their high school career by taking English I Honors, Algebra I Honors, and Physical Science Honors for high school credit.

     

    Our Advanced Academic Academy students will have the opportunity to take elective classes in a variety of areas including Agriculture, Art, Band, Carpentry and Architecture, Culinary Arts, Health Occupations, and Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM). Students will also have the opportunity to participate in clubs such as FFA, Good News Club, HOSA, National Junior Honor Society, and Student Government. Extracurricular activities include volleyball, basketball, cross country, track, school dances, and competitive events such as Brain Bowl and MATHCOUNTS.

     

    Click here to view the 2017-2018 Advanced Academic Academy brochure and application. You can download a copy of the application or stop by the front office of the school. Applications are requested by March 10th. Interested families are encouraged to contact the school and speak with Mr. Ellers, Principal, to learn more about this exciting opportunity or to schedule a tour of our campus.

     


    Track at LWMS

    We are excited to kick off our track season for 2017! We will have our tryouts on Monday, March 27 from 3:30-5:00. Please see Coach Chinapen or Coach Luther for permission forms. Permission forms are due by Monday, March 27th.


    Spring Picture Day Spring Picture Day coming March 30th!

    Students will be bringing home a flyer with information about the upcoming Picture Day.

    The flyer provides the needed information about ordering online via mylifetouch.com if you wish.

    The order form flyer will be coming home during the week of March 20th if you wish to place an order that way.


     

     FAMILY ENGAGEMENT ON DEMAND

    Marion County Public Schools has partnered with Successful Innovations to offer you a FREE on demand resource to support your children in the classroom. You now may have access to a library of how-to videos with exercises and activities to help accelerate your child’s learning – all in the comfort of your home!

    You can register by either visiting the website or texting a code using your phone.

    Visit https://si4allonline.com/marion and click the “REGISTER NOW” button OR Text “503MS”to 96000

    You only have to register once and you are ready to start watching!

     


      Just Take 20 

     Just Take 20 provides K-12 Florida families with practical, easy-to-implement reading activities that establish literacy as a lifelong value. 

    Click on this Just Take 20 link to access some wonderful reading and literacy resources.

    Did You Know?

    “When parents are involved in their children’s education at home, they do better in school. And when parents are involved in school, children go farther in school and the schools they go to are better.” 


    Tutoring

    Lake Weir Middle provides before and after school tutoring for our students, free of charge. Parents are responsible for transportation to and from tutoring.

     

    The before school session is held from 8:00AM - 9:00 AM.

    The after school session is held from 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM.

     

    You can click this tutoring invitation to open the flyer. You can print out the invitation, fill-in, and have your child return it to the school. You may also have your child pick up an invitation at school.

     


     

     Click on the Top 20 Things to Know to Be Successful at Lake Weir Middle School!  


    Family Access

    Family Access is live! This feature provides access to important information including your student's assignments and grades, test scores, attendance, discipline, academic history, student and emergency contact information, messages from the district, school, and teachers, and so much more!
     
    All custodial parents/guardians are invited to come to the school throughout the day to pick up their Family Access login information. Photo ID is required.
     
    For more information, please click on the district's Skyward Family Access Website for the Frequently Asked Questions and the Family Quick Start Guide.
     

    Volunteers

    If you are interested in volunteering your time at Lake Weir Middle we ask that  you please fill out volunteer application and attach a copy of your drivers license. Applications can be delivered to the front desk or returned to school with your student. Click here for the application. A new application must be filled out every year.
     

    Our Vision

    Lakeside Pride motivates us to move from good to great by creating supportive environments for challenging, engaging, and satisfying work for each student, every day!
     

    Mission Statement

    Our mission is to ensure all students graduate from a safe and caring school equipped with knowledge, skills, and a desire to succeed! Lakeside Pride gives back to the community young adults prepared for a future that includes high school graduation, college and workforce readiness, and citizenship that promotes positive social change.
     

    Our Motto

    All means ALL! All staff will hold high expectations for all students. All students will learn and achieve. All parents will participate in their child’s education in a meaningful way. All school leaders will support families, students, and teachers in order to return to the community educated and inspired youth.
     

    Daily Affirmation

    Today is a new day. I will use my education and relationships to overcome challenges and to achieve my hopes and dreams for the future. I will get something from today; what that will be is up to me. I choose hard work, responsibility, and respect for myself and others because at Lake Weir Middle we SOAR!  

     WE LOVE OUR PARENTS/GUARDIANS!

    THANK YOU FOR BEING INVOLVED IN YOUR CHILD'S EDUCATION!

    YOU MAKE A DIFFERENCE!

     

    "When parents are involved in their children's education at home, they do better in school. And when parents are involved in school, children go farther in school and the schools they go to are better."

    A New Generation of Evidence: The Family is Critical to Student Achievement. (Henderson & Berla, 1994) 

     

    Please review our Lake Weir Middle School Parent Involvement Plan 2015-2016.

     


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    This is a toll free hotline designed primarily for student use to report any concerns that they may have concerning such topics as theft, violence, suicide, drugs, bullying, weapons, vandalism, and domestic abuse.

     

Important Information

  • Student's Day: 9:25 AM - 3:30 PM

    Teacher Day: 8:10 AM - 3:55 PM
    Early Release Times: 1:30 PM
    Office Hours: 7:45 AM - 4:00 PM
    School Store: 9:15 AM - 9:25 AM

     

    If you must check your student out early please do so before 2:45pm


    Sign up for our new text alert system here

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    Student Lunch $1.75

     

    (If qualified, reduced price is: $0.40 or free)

     

    Online application for Free/Reduced Lunch

    All students are eligible for free breakfast every day


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