Spirit Week
-October 21-24

Thanksgiving Break
-November 24-28

Spirit Week & Homecoming:
Spirit Week is Tuesday, October 21st through Friday, October 24th. Students may dress up according to each day's theme.
Tuesday, October 21st - Super Hero Day
Wednesday, October 22nd - Nerd Day
Thursday, October 23rd - Mismatch Day
Friday, October 24th - LCS Spirit Day
The Homecoming Game will be on Friday at 7:30. During half-time of the game, the upper school students will participate in a chariot race, and Homecoming Court will be announced. Make plans to show your school spirit this week!

Upper School Textbook Policy:
Unless an E-Book is unavailable in a core academic class, all textbooks will remain in the classroom. In addition, students are not permitted to "check out" textbooks. Only those students who have received permission from administration will be issued a textbook. Parents requesting a textbook must sign this document stating the inability to access the internet from home.
The policy is in alignment with the strategic vision to move into a cloud-based, software-defined infrastructure. To prepare our faculty and students for this change, it is necessary to implement the new expectation immediately.

LCS receives 2nd Gold Medal from Ascend Math:
"All eighteen Gold Medalists demonstrated exceptional progress in helping students succeed in math,” said Kevin Briley, CEO of Ascend Education. “All are deserving of praise. We are extremely proud of what these educators have accomplished this year.” More...

enVision Math Earns Top Ratings from Dept. of Education:
"The U.S. Department of Education’s What Works Clearinghouse has issued a report validating research that Pearson’s enVisionMATH elementary school curriculum increases student achievement above and beyond other K-6 math programs."
"The enVisionMATH program reviewed by the What Works Clearinghouse is currently the #1 math curriculum in U.S. schools, with more than six million students learning elementary mathematics with the program. enVisionMATH is designed for students in grades K–6 and seeks to help students develop an understanding of math concepts through problem-based instruction, small-group interaction, and visual learning with a focus on reasoning and modeling..." Click here to learn more.

Lakeside Making Exceptional Gains in Elementary Literacy!
Lakeside has seen dramatic improvement in our students' whole literacy scores in our second year of utilizing a new reading and writing curriculum designed to meet the rigorous National Common Core Standards in elementary. More...