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2021-2022 School Year Information and Updates

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Greetings Panthers,


This is your final Lakeside Middle School Weekly Update #38 for the final week of school. Please remember that Wednesday, May 25, is the last day of school and a Half-Day with release at 11:00 am. Congratulations to all of our 8th grade students. We wish you the best in your high school career! For everyone else returning to LMS, we will see you next school year. We hope all of you have a wonderful summer break!


General Updates!!!

Summer Office Hours:

Lakeside Middle School will be open to serve any LMS student business through May 27. If you have any pressing concerns over the summer, please reach out to Mr. Medlin directly through email. Lakeside Middle School will be closed for the summer starting June 13 and will reopen on July 28 for the next school year.


Summer School Registration: Open Now!

Registration for Summer School 2022 is available now using the Middle School Brief linked below. Any student, grades 6-8, who fails two or more core subjects (English, math, science, social studies) for the year will need to attend Summer School for promotion purposes. Summer School will be held at Lakeside High School from June 1 – June 30, Monday through Thursday, from 7:30 am – 11:45 am. A middle school student can take no more than two courses in Summer School. More specific information can be found using the link to the Middle School Brief below. For your convenience, the link for LMS parents/guardians to register their students is linked below. If you have any questions about Summer School, please email LMS counselors using the information below.


7th Grade ONLY Update!!!


Next School Year Update: Please complete ASAP!

A letter from the district was sent home last week with all 7th grade students. This letter details changes which will impact 8th grade scheduling. An electronic version of the letter is shared below. In addition, we need each family to complete the required registration link by Friday, May 20th! If you completed this form on Monday of last week, please resubmit your request. There was an error in the spreadsheet and we lost approximately 16 of the first responses. If you are unsure and wish to submit again, please go ahead and do so. We will sort through duplicate requests. Thank you for your patience in this process!


8th Grade ONLY Update!!!


High School Unit of Credit Decision Forms: Due Friday, May 20

On Monday, May 16, each 8th grade student received a High School Unit of Credit Decision Form. Each form is personalized to the student and lists the high school courses they are taking this school year. Parents are required to sign the High School Unit of Credit Decision form indicating whether the grade for the course(s) taken will be counted for middle school credit or as a unit of credit towards high school graduation.


Accepting a high school credit in middle school will result in the grade being used in the grade point average (GPA) calculation for high school, which determines class rank, valedictorian, honor graduate, etc. These courses are not used in the GPA calculations for HOPE scholarship. Students must pass both first and second semester with a 70 or higher in order for the grade to appear on a high school transcript.


Upcoming Important Dates:

  • HS Semester Exams: May 20-25
  • Early Dismissal/Last Day of School: May 25 @ 11:00 am
  • Final Report Cards: May 27 (Available in Parent Portal)
  • First Day of School (22-23): August 4



Jeremy R. Medlin


Lakeside Middle School, Title 1