Lakeview Middle School

August 17th, 2018


Aug 21 - Parent orientation night, 6:30 pm

Aug 21 - STUCO Trash Bag Sales begin through Sept 18

Aug 25 - Intramurals sign ups begin, 12 pm

Aug 30 - Beginning Band Tryout Night, 5 pm

Aug 31 - LMS Spirit Day

Sept 3 - No School, Labor Day

Sept 10 - Cross Country meet at Liberty, 4 pm

Sept 10 - PTA meeting, 6 pm, LMS Media Center

Sept 11 - 1st Session Intramurals begin

Sept 17 - Cross Country meet at Antioch Middle School, 4 pm

Sept 18 - STUCO Trash Bag sales end

Sept 19 - Cross Country meet at Grain Valley, 4 pm

Sept 20 - STUCO Trash Bag sale pickup, 4:30 - 6:30 pm

Sept 24 - Cross Country Meet at Center, 4 pm

Sept 26 - Cross Country Meet Country Stampede at Independence, 4 pm

Sept 28 - No school, Teacher Work Day

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Welcome to the 2018-2019 school year!

We have had a terrific first week of school with your middle school student, and we look forward to meeting with you next week at our annual Parent Orientation Night. This will give you an opportunity to visit with your student’s teachers and their classrooms. We will begin our evening at 6:30pm in our gymnasium where you will meet with me for an overview of our building. Next week, your student will be preparing a schedule for you with room numbers & locations, so please be asking your student about it AND bring it with you next Tuesday evening.

Here is a “sneak peek” into Parent Orientation Night (6:30-8:30pm):

6:30 – 7:15 All Parents Welcome Session – Gym

· Welcome & Introduction


· General School Info

7:25 – 7:55 Session 1

· 7th Grade Parents meet with team teachers

o Aviators in Team Pod

o Phoenix in Team Pod

o Thunderhawks Team Pod

· 8th Grade Parents visit Encore Classes

o 7:25 – 7:37 Encore #1

o 7:43 – 7:55 Encore #2

8:00 – 8:30 Session 2

· 8th Grade Parents meet with team teachers

o Eagles in Team Pod

o Legends in Team Pod

o Jaguars Team Pod

· 7th Grade Parents Encore Classes

o 8:00 – 8:12 Encore #1

o 8:18 – 8:30 Encore #2

7th grade Thunderhawks had a fantastic first day!

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The Jags are set to have a wonderful year!

We worked together as a team to create our mission statement and have had fun getting to know each other. It’s going to be a fantastic year!

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2018-2019 Jaguars Mission Statement

Who are we? Why are we here? What do we have to do well? How do we make it happen?


* Will be motivated to inspire others

* Will celebrate our differences

* Will be positive problem solvers

* Will be engaged in our learning


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There is still time to join the Lakeview Cross Country team!

You must have a completed physical to participate so bring that as soon as possible and join us for practice. We meet in the locker room right after school. Both boys and girls, 7th and 8th graders, are welcome to join!

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Lakeview apparel available for purchase!

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Lakeview Apparel will be available for purchase between Monday, August 20th and Sunday, September 2nd at the following link:

A table will also be setup Tuesday evening at the Parent Orientation night with some samples and popular items available for purchase. We will have a designated computer for online purchases that evening, if you would like to use it. All orders placed online using the link above will be made the week of September 4th, and will be delivered to your child at Lakeview either the week of September 10th or September 17th. This is only a 2-week long sale, and these items will not be available to purchase after September 2nd. Take advantage of this great opportunity to show your Lakeview spirit!

If you have any questions, please contact Mr. Blanton at
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Lakeview Trash Bag Sales Start Tuesday, August 21st!

Each year Lakeview Middle School’s STUCO puts together a school-wide Trash Bag fundraiser. Every student in at Lakeview is encouraged to sell rolls of the sturdy, colored trash bags to their family and friends. This is our school’s main fundraiser for big ticket items like dances and incentives!

- Aug. 21 and 22: TRASH BAG KICK-OFF! Life Ed classes will begin passing out fliers/ order forms to all students. Students begin selling!

- Sept 18: All order forms due and will be counted immediately after school.

- Sept. 20: Trash Bag Pick-Up Night for orders of 4+ from 4:30-6:30pm. All small order will be delivered to Life Ed to go home on the bus on Friday, Sept. 21.

We rely on you and the students to help us continue this LEGACY and allow us funds to help support Lakeview’s every growing needs. Thank you in advance for your help in making this year’s Trash Bags Sales possible!

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Intramural signups will begin Saturday, August 25th at noon.

Sign-ups close on Thursday, August 30th at 10:00 p.m.

You MUST sign up in EventBrite to reserve your spot.

Follow the link below to sign up for the activity that you would like to participate in. You will immediately know if you are in the activity or if you have been put on the wait list.
You do NOT need to print out your ticket; it acts as a place holder for the session. Please download and fill out the permission form OR get a form from the shelf outside of Ms. Martensen’s room (152), from the Intramural board in the commons or in the office.

Sessions will be posted on Monday, August 20th on the Lakeview Intramural Website.

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During Parent Orientation on Tuesday, August 21, stop by the PTA table to join, make a donation or express an interest in Career Share. Check out the updated PTA page on the Lakeview Middle School website:

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