5/6 Academy Weekly News

January 14, 2022

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Message from the Principal

Hello Families!


Please make sure to read this newsletter in depth for updates and current happenings at the middle school.


We hope your enjoy your day off on Monday, January 17 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day!


Your partner in education,


Mrs. Tamara Jamierson

Sparty Shout Out Recognition!!!

We love seeing all the positive behaviors happening in our building and want to highlight these each week! Every Friday, one 5th grader and one 6th grade will be recognized on the morning announcements, but all of our students who receive a Sparty Shout Out during the week will be published in our 5/6 weekly newsletter that Friday. These students demonstrate the Spartan Way and have been acknowledged for their efforts by a staff member or guest teacher.
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Mrs. Clark and Ms. Barone's homerooms enjoyed attending the Starbase program this past Thursday.

LMS Girls Softball starting in February!

Middle School Softball winter workouts will be Sunday, January 30 and Sunday, February 6 from 1-3 pm at the Lakeview High School Auxiliary gym.


Tryouts will be Sunday, February 13, 1-3 pm at the HS auxiliary gym and Monday, February 14, 5:30-7:30 pm at the Middle School gym. (Alternate tryout date of Sunday February 20, 1-3 pm at the HS auxiliary gym if necessary.) You must attend one of the workouts to be considered for a roster spot.


All 6th, 7th and 8th grade girls are eligible to participate! You must have a physical form on file in order to participate. Please contact the athletic office (269-565-3711) if you have additional questions!

LMS Wrestling - update to coaching staff and practice location

6th grade students are eligible to participate in LMS Wrestling going on now! Any 6th graders interested in joining need to have a physical form on file and register in Final Forms through the Athletic Department. Please contact Mrs. Jones, the athletic secretary, at 269-565-3711 if you have any questions.


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We have added seasoned and experienced coaches to the staff. We encourage your wrestler to join our team!


Coach Dan White has competed in wrestling at both the high school level at Battle Creek Central and the collegiate level at Olivet College. He also has prior experience coaching wrestling with the MyWay Wrestling Program.


Assistant Coach Jacob White is an alumni wrestler for Lakeview High School. In addition to these coaches, the LHS coaches will also be involved in the middle school wrestling practice.


Moving forward all practices will be at the LHS from 4:30 - 6:00 pm.

5th and 6th Grade Girls -- Girls on the Run registration is now open!

Does your girl love to run and be active? Do you want them joining a program that encourages positive self-esteem and healthy habits? Then sign her up for Girls on the Run!!


Registration is now open and we'd love to have her be part of our team! Go to the Girls on the Run website to find out more information and get registered! If you have any questions, contact any of our coaches listed below:


Mrs. Bridges, kbridges@lakeviewspartans.org

Ms. Perez, mperez@lakeviewspartans.org

Miss Sramek, msramek@lakeviewspartans.org

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All Grades are eligible to participate in the LHS Dance Clinic!

Yearbook Sales now Open!!

Want a copy of this year's school yearbook? Pre-order yours now! Yearbooks cost $25 and include the whole building, grades 5-8.


Order yours today!


www.buytheyearbook.com

School Code: 703088

See below information about Summit Pointe services available if needed!

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PTA Spotlight

Box Tops for Education can help raise funds for our school!


Go to https://www.boxtops4education.com/ for more information!!


Want to know an easy way to support our school? Link to the Lakeview Middle School PTA on Amazon Smile for a percentage of each of your purchases to come back to the school!



Parent membership is crucial to the success of our PTA. You help us strengthen communication between families and school staff. The cost is only $10 for the year and can be paid at our online MemberHub: https://lakeviewmiddleschool.memberhub.co/store

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Call our attendance line if your student will be absent at 269-565-3909!

Events at a glance...

Monday, January 17: MLK Day, No School


Thursday, January 20: Clark and Barone's homerooms go to Starbase


Friday, February 18: Half Day; dismiss at 11 am


Monday-Tuesday, February 21-22: No School, Mid-winter break

Contact Us!

Lakeview Middle School

5/6 Academy


300 S. 28th St.

Battle Creek, MI 49015


Phone: 269-565-3900

Fax: 269-565-3908

Attendance Line: 269-565-3909