Lakeview Middle School

October 12th, 2018


Oct 11 - End of 1st Quarter

Oct 12 - No School, Teacher Work Day

Oct 15 - Picture Retake Day

Oct 24- Parent/Teacher conferences, 5-8 pm

Oct 25- No School, Parent/Teacher conferences, 12-8 pm

Oct 26 - No School

Oct 29 - Basketball practice begins

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Upcoming Willy Wonka Workshops

October 16, 18, 30, + November 1: 2:30-4:00pm

We are going to host Willy Wonka, Jr. Audition Workshops in room 142 for all students interested in being in the cast of Willy Wonka, Jr. (Audition packets for cast and crew will be available for pickup outside room 142 beginning October 16)

November 6: 2:45-5:00pm Willy Wonka, Jr. Auditions!

November 8: 2:45-5:00pm Willy Wonka, Jr. Callbacks!

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Monday, October 15th

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Sign Up for Teacher and Staff Dinner

Lakeview PTA is providing teachers and staff with a dinner during Parent/Teacher conferences on Wednesday, October 24th. Please use the link below to sign up to provide an item if you are able. All items need to be delivered to the school no later than 3:00 p.m. on the 24th but feel free to drop items off earlier if needed.


Dr. Cowherd to Speak at November 12 PTA Meeting

Park Hill Superintendent Jeanette Cowherd will present information about redistricting at the November 12 Lakeview PTA meeting. The meeting will be held in the Lakeview Media Center and begins at 6:00 p.m

A big thank you to the October Career Share Speakers!

Career share kicked off last week with 10 presentations to Lakeview students. The career clusters featured included business, management, marketing, arts, finance, architecture, and more. Many thanks to the following parents and community members who shared about their education and careers after high school:

Brian K. Bolten; Jason Croghan and Ann Stevenson, Swiss RE; Jennifer Juarez, Snacks on Racks; Joe Cornejo, KPRS Hot 103 JAMZ; John Ready, KCPL; Noel Challis, City of Riverside; Kelly Jones, Valdes & Moreno; Cathy Kline, Parkville Art Gallery; Kevin Heese, Copart Auto Salvage and Jeremy Cline, VMLY&R.

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Help the homeless in need in KC… Together We Can Change Everything!

Please donate all socks in the Sock BOX located in the cafeteria starting next Wednesday.

Deadline: October 30th!

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Truman Award Nominees 2018-2019

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Over the next two weeks, students will hear about this year's Missouri Truman Award Nominees during their library visits! We have an incentive program for reading this year's nominees where treats and Starbucks can be earned for every book read. If a student reads 10 out of the 12 books, they will be invited to attend a pizza party in May!

Click on the link below to learn about the books on this year's list.

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Student/Parent/Teacher Conference Information

Please use the link below to sign up for Aviators Team Student/Parent/Teacher conferences.

If you need to edit or change your time after signing up, please get back into the form to make changes.

Since our conferences are student-led, it is required that your child attend with you. You will meet with each Aviator teacher. The team is looking forward to meeting with you!

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Parent/Teacher Conference Information

Phoenix Students will be sending individual Parent – Teacher Conference invitations through email on September 21-22. Please check your inboxes in order to sign-up.

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It's almost time for Student-Led Conferences!

Please use the link below to sign up for Thunderhawk Team Student/Parent/Teacher Conferences. Please only sign up for ONE time slot.

If you need to edit or change your time after signing up, please get back into the form to make changes. Teachers don’t have the ability to edit the form once sign ups have been completed.

The team is looking forward to meeting with you!

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Parent/Teacher Conference Information

Jaguars parent teacher conferences will be student-led this year. Please be sure to bring your child and their laptop. Conferences will take place on October 24th and 25th. You will need to sign up for a time slot with your child’s life education teacher.

Conference Sign Ups are available at:

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Parenting Webinar Series

Our next webinar in our Parenting in Challenging Times webinar series is on Oct. 16 from 6-7 p.m. Dr. Jill Rosbrugh, child and adolescent psychiatrist from Parkville, will unpack the different faces of childhood worry, talk about the major causes of stress, and share how to develop healthy and effective skills for handling these normal stressors.

You might have heard your child say, “I am so stressed out." You might have seen them overwhelmed, anxious, moody and exhausted. You are likely experiencing your own stress and anxiety about raising a child.

We frequently use the terms "stress" and "anxiety" interchangeably, but children’s stress and anxiety disorders are not one and the same. It is important to understand the difference and to learn the tools that you and your child can use to decrease stress and to manage anxiety. You will also learn what signs are red flags for an anxiety disorder and what steps you can take with your child to get help.

If you can't watch it live, you can watch it online afterward — just register either way. Register for webinar

Free Flu Shots October 16th

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Algebra Club is for 8th grade students in Algebra 1 or Algebra 1A who need additional help or just a place to work on their homework. We will meet in room 111. Algebra Club is open every morning before school starting at 7am.

Below are the upcoming after school dates and times:

· Tuesday, October 23rd from 2:30 –4pm. Your student can either ride the intramural bus home or you can pick them up no later than 4pm.

In order for your student to stay after school they must have a signed permission slip. Please contact Sarah Majors if you have any questions. Thank you!

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Attention Parents- Please ensure your child knows about this opportunity!

If you are a student who goes above and beyond volunteering your time in the community, we want to honor you with the 2019 Prudential Spirit of Community Award! Enter to for a chance to win $1000 and a trip to Washington, D.C. Turn all completed applications in to your school counselor by Nov. 6, 2018.

Find more info and the application at: OR pick up directions from your Life Ed teacher!

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District Redistricting Overview

In preparation for the opening of Hopewell Elementary and Walden Middle School for the 2019-2020 school year, and in order to balance our very different high school enrollments, we will be redistricting all of our attendance boundaries, from elementary through high school. Redistricting will help us continue to be one of the best districts around by protecting our low class sizes and making sure we can balance our resources.

The redistricting committee meetings will be open to the public, if you want to observe them. We will also host public input meetings and provide an online feedback tool to get your thoughts on the committee's ideas before the Board sets the new attendance areas. Watch for more information about those opportunities later in the fall. The Board plans to make its decision in December.

More info on redistricting, including updates

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