News Items from Lakeside:

  1. Attention 8th grade families, it is almost time for the 8th Grade Dance. The Committee is looking for help. Here is a Sign-Up Genius if you are able to assist.

  2. 8th graders: Anyone wishing to try out or participate in any AHS/VHSL sport or Conditioning program MUST HAVE A VHSL PHYSICAL on file in AHS Athletic office dated on or after May 1, 2024. Need a form?   Go to and look for the  highlighted link.  For more details on AHS sports and clubs, please see this note.

  3. Interested in a summer engineering program? Explore Engineering is a five-day summer enrichment program for middle school students from Charlottesville and Albemarle County public schools; it is focused on STEAM: science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics. This program is sponsored by the Public Education Foundation of Charlottesville/Albemarle, the Center for Diversity and Inclusion at UVA's School of Engineering and Applied Science, and local industries. The camp will be held in Rice Hall at the University of Virginia from July 15 - 19, 2024. We meet each day from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, with a break for lunch at UVA’s O-Hill dining facility. To apply, visit their application.

  4. Interested in playing a college sport?? Join us for an amazing FREE opportunity we’re calling College Athletics 101. Wednesday May 1st 7-8:30 pm at the Monticello HS Auditorium. We will have college athlete guest speakers, college coaches Q&A session, & presentation from NCAA compliance experts. Open to all Central Va Families of players Rising 7th- 12th Grade.

This Week at Lakeside:

Monday, April 22nd: Teal Day
   Spirit Week Theme: School Spirit / Shark Day
   7th Grade trip to Moton Museum (group 2)
   4:10 - 5:30 - LMS Track

Tuesday, April 23rd: Black Day
   Spirit Week Theme: Pajama Day
   Jazz Band to JMU
   Paramount Theater trip

Wednesday, April 24th: Teal Day
   5K Race Day!!!!
   Spirit Week Theme: Crazy Sock Day
   4:00 - 6:30 PM: YWLP
   4:10 - 5:30 - LMS Track

Thursday, April 25th: Black Day
   Spirit Week Theme: Tie Dye Day
   8th Grade STAMP testing (day one)

Friday, April 26th: Teal Day
   Spirit Week Theme: Crazy Hair Day
   ICA schedule/ICA Day
   8th Grade STAMP testing (day two)

Important Dates:

  • 7th Grade Field Trip to Moton Museum - 4/19 & 4/22
  • 5K (during PE classes) - 4/24 - Rain Date 4/25
  • 6th Grade Field Trip to Montpelier - 5/9 & 510 ←This is a change.
  • Chorus Concert - 5/14 - 6:30pm
  • 8th Grade Dance - 5/18 - 5:00pm-6:30pm
  • Band Concert - 5/22 - 6:30pm
  • Memorial Day - 5/27 - No School
  • Field Day - 6/3 - Rain Date 6/4
  • 8th Grade Ceremony - 6/6 - 10:30 AM
  • Last Day of School - 6/7 (Half Day) - 1:00 PM Dismissal

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