News Items from Lakeside:

  1. On Tuesday, December 6th, AHS hosted a Zoom session to discuss high school transition. Here is the slide deck that was used for the meetingAHS Slides from 12/6 Family Meeting.
  2. Two great evenings this coming week here at Lakeside with the Winter Band Concert Wednesday night and the Winter Chorus Concert on Thursday night. Both will start at 6:30 PM. 
  3. Mid-year Growth Assessments: Winter State Growth Assessments are scheduled for December 6 for Reading (all students) and Math (students taking Math 6, Math 7, or Math 8) on December 13.  Algebra and Geometry students will be taking an alterative assessment during this time.  We will follow the schedule below on these days to accommodate for testing.  

    Testing - 9:00-11:13
    1st - 11:13-12:08
    2nd - 12:13-2:00
         6th Lunch - 12:13-12:43
         8th Lunch - 12:55-1:25
         7th Lunch - 1:30-2:00
    3rd - 2:05-3:00
    4th - 3:05-4:00

    Teacher and Staff Member of the Year: ACPS will be recognizing a teacher and staff member from each school with a new annual award for Teacher and Staff Member of the year.  Teacher of the Year nominees are eligible for the ACPS Teacher of the Year award which leads to opportunity to represent ACPS for the Virginia Teacher of the year nomination.  Make your nominations here: 

    Golden Apple Awards: The nomination window for the 2022-23 Golden Apple Awards is now open. Please visit the Golden Apple Awards web page ( to make nominations. The web page contains links to online and printable nomination forms in English and Spanish. Anyone can nominate a teacher for a Golden Apple: students, families, employees (including other educators), and community members. Nominations will close on Monday, January 23, 2023. 

    Family Life Curriculum Review Location: If you would like to review the Family Life curriculum you can locate it on the ACPS website here:  Additionally, we have a laptop setup at school that parents can use to review the materials on campus.

This Week at LMS: 

Monday, December 5th: Teal Day
     SPIRIT WEEK: Anything but a Backpack - bring anything (within
     reason) but a backpack to carry your school supplies.
     ACPR Soccer - 4:10-5:15

Tuesday, December 6th: Black Day
     Winter Growth Assessment - Reading
     SPIRIT WEEK: Superhero vs. Super Villain     
     ACPR Flag Football - 4:10-5:15 PM
     6:30 PM: AHS Zoom informational session for 8th grade families
Wednesday, December 7th: Teal Day
     8th Grade/9th Grade transition classroom lesson
     SPIRIT WEEK: Ugly Sweater Day
     Winter Band Concert - 6:30 PM
     ACPR Soccer - 4:10 - 5:15 PM
     Minecraft Club

Thursday, December 8th: Black Day
8th Grade/9th Grade transition classroom lesson
     SPIRIT WEEK: Neon/Tie-Dye Day
     ACPR Flag Football - 4:10-5:15
     Dungeons and Dragons 4:00 - 5:30 PM
     6:30 PM: Winter Chorus Concert

Friday, December 9th: Teal Day
     SPIRIT WEEK: Lakeside Colors Day

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