Pickerington Lakeview Jr. High

May 3, 2016

Teacher Appreciation Week

This week, May 2-6 is Teacher Appreciation Week. Please encourage your child to take a moment to recognize and thank their teachers. A thank you note from a student can mean a great deal at this time of the year.

Sally Simone, Lakeview's Friend of Education

Congratulations to Sally Simone, Lakeview's Friend of Education. Sally was chosen for her continuous work with the PTO, going above and beyond to show our staff they are appreciated each month. She even cooked three turkeys at Thanksgiving for the staff, even though she had never cooked a turkey before! That's true dedication!!

Thank you for all that you do, Sally! Lakeview appreciates your time!

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PTO Updates

Our last PTO meeting of the year will be next Tuesday, May 10, 2016. Please attend if you would like to start planning for the 2016-17 school year.


The final staff appreciation luncheon for the school year is scheduled for Tuesday, May 17. Please use this link: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0f48a9a82fa1fa7-may2016 to sign up if you would like to help out by donating something for the Mexican Fiesta!

End of the Year Awards

Students that will be recognized at the end of the year Awards Ceremony will be getting their invitations this week. Some may have already received them. The 7th grade recognition is on Wednesday, May 18 and the 8th grade recognition is Thursday, May 19. Both will begin at 8:30 am and will last about an hour.

May Dance Tickets Available

May Dance tickets are now on sale. Below is the link to access the website to purchase tickets and get more information. May Dance tickets will only be on sale until May 6th.

May Dance is May 14th from 7:00-9:30 at Lakeview Junior High.

If you have any questions please contact Samantha Brumbaugh at Samantha_Brumbaugh@plsd.us.

Go here to order your tickets today! https://www.localevelevents.com/events/details/1755


If your child has had an ISS or OSS or an unexcused absence between March 1 and the May dance, he/she will not be eligible to purchase a ticket to the dance. Each student is ONLY allowed to purchase a ticket for him/herself using his/her STUDENT ID NUMBER. If a student gives his/her student ID number to another student to purchase a ticket, BOTH students will not be allowed to attend May Dance. If your child attempt to purchase a ticket online, but his/her student ID does not allow access, this means he/she is not eligible to purchase a ticket. Please contact Amy Warren or Pam Bertke if you have any questions.

Lost and Found Overflowing

Please remind your student to check the lost and found. It is overflowing and all items will be donated at the end of the school year.

Summer Food Service Program

Pickerington Schools will once again participate in the USDA’s Summer Food Service Program through the district’s Summer Food Program.

Lunch will be provided at Tussing Elementary from 11:30 to 1 p.m. Monday through Friday in June.

A complete menu for the month and information about special events will be announced soon.

The meals are sponsored by the USDA at no charge for all children between ages 0 and 18. All meals must be eaten on site.

Meals will be provided to all children without charge and are the same regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability. There is no discrimination in the course of the meal service.

NJHS Induction Ceremony

The induction ceremony is Wednesday, May 11 at 7:30 pm. Please note the time change. It will be in Lakeview's gym.

Fall Sports Meeting

Any student interested in playing a fall sport must attend a mandatory pre-season athletic meeting on Tuesday, May 24 at 6:00 pm in the gym at Lakeview Jr. High. The meeting will cover OHSAA and PLSD eligibility rules and regulations. It will also give you an opportunity to meet your head coach and receive information on summer workouts, tryout dates, and schedules. We look forward to seeing you on the 24th.


The fall sports offered are: football, girls golf, boys golf, cross country (boys and girls), girls tennis, girls volleyball, and cheerleading..

Last Day of School

We will be dismissing early at 12:30 PM on the last day of school, May 24.