Representatives from the Knox County, TN, school district are visiting Lake County Schools (LCS) this week to learn more about innovative practices here.
Parents and incoming kindergarten students are invited to attend the open house on Thursday, May 21.
For the 2014-15 school year only, statewide assessment results in Algebra I, Algebra II and Geometry will be delayed. As a result, schools in Lake County will calculate final course grades and make promotion decisions without regard to the 30 percent requirement that typically applies. The absence of end of course (EOC) results alone in these courses will not result in a grade of incomplete.
Sawgrass Bay Elementary had a very special visitor on campus on Friday, May 1, 2015. The eight Personalized Learning pilot classrooms, in grades 3-5, had the privilege of meeting Sarah Haskins, a professional triathlete and former Olympian.
The Bank of America Foundation recently presented a $5,000 check to Take Stock in Children of Lake and Sumter Counties.
On Saturday, May 2, Lowe’s employees, Sawgrass Bay staff members and our Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts worked together to beautify the campus grounds, including the Butterfly Garden. Teachers and students were greeted at the new walkway on Monday morning with a smiling face from Mr. Rivera.
Students at Pine Ridge Elementary School on Friday, May 15, presented officials with findings from their research project on the need for safer routes to and from their school.
Unit FL-951 at Mount Dora High School has been selected as one of 72 units to receive the 2014-2015 Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (AFJROTC) Distinguished Unit with Merit Award. This award recognizes Air Force Junior ROTC units that have performed above and beyond normal expectations, and that have distinguished themselves through outstanding service to their school and community while meeting the Air Force Junior ROTC mission of producing better citizens for America.
Congratulations to the South Lake High School’s Naval Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (NJROTC) as it celebrates several milestones this school year
Congratulations to robotics teams at Carver Middle, Cypress Ridge Elementary and Fruitland Park Elementary schools for their recent showing at the 2015 VEX Robotics World Championship in Louisville, KY, where they competed with teams from China, South Korea, Mexico and various states across the country
For Digital Learning Day, Lake County students in kindergarten through 12th grade were invited to enter our “Go Digital” doodle contest. To participate, they were required to create a drawing similar to the daily Google doodle using the words, “Go Digital.”
Show times are Friday May 15 at 7:00PM and Saturday May 16, at 1:30. Tickets can be purchased now at Astatula Elementary or at the door before the show.
Lake County Schools has launched an easy, interactive way to determine high school assignments for which your home address is zoned. Just type an address into the interactive web map application in the box to the left of the magnifying glass to see the high school attendance zone anywhere in the district.
Because of an anonymous bomb threat that was scribbled on a bathroom wall at East Ridge High School today, all students were evacuated at approximately 11:55 a.m. Around 1:30 p.m. Lake County Sheriff’s Office cleared three buildings and students were moved back inside for the remainder of the day. Bus riders will be dismissed at the normal time through the main bus loop. Other students will be dismissed through the student parking lot gate on Excalibur, off of Hooks. No one will be allowed through the main entrance. For parents who wish to check out their students, an administrator will be at the main entrance to assist parents with parent-child reunification. Parents should have ID in order to sign out a student.
1:00 PM Special School Board Meeting
6:00 PM Regular School Board Meeting
6:00 PM Regular School Board Meeting