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2016 Yearbooks

Look for the flyer to come home about purchasing your 2015-16 LAAMS Yearbook!

You can purchase it online at http://laams.picaboo.com.
Select “bulk shipping” and your order will arrive with our school’s order FREE of charge.

The order deadline is April 1.
Any orders after April 1 must be placed online and you may have to pay shipping charges.

Picaboo-yearbooks (1)

Soft cover yearbooks are $15
Hard cover yearbooks are $25
eYearbooks- available online only $2

Yearbook Order Form

Cash or Checks made out to Lake Alfred Addair Middle (include student’s name and Parent’s phone #) are accepted at school.
Credit cards are accepted Online Only! http://laams.picaboo.com 

You can also personalize your yearbook back cover and add 4 pages FREE with pictures of you and your friends!  How To:  Personalize Yearbook


Spring Testing Information

Testing Calendar - LAAMS Spring 2016-page-001

Here our upcoming testing calendar. Please take a moment to look at the dates your child will be taking the Florida State Assessments. All assessments are computer based, except 6 & 7th Writing and 8th Science.
6th Grade- Reading, Math, Writing (Paper)
7th Grade- Reading, Math or Algebra, Writing (Paper), Civics
8th Grade- Reading, Math or Algebra or Geometry, Writing, Science (Paper)
Most classes also have an End of Year (EOY) test. These will begin May 26 and run through June 8.
Join us Feb. 11 at 6pm for more information.


Citrus Ridge: K-8 school in Davenport

A new K-8 school under construction and scheduled to open in August 2016

REDISTRICTING MEETING SCHEDULE

12/03/2015 Steering Committee Meeting #1 (background information, process)
12/15/2015 Steering Committee Meeting #2 (develop options)
01/12/2016 Steering Committee Meeting #3 (develop/finalize options)
01/21/2016 Community Meeting (present options/get feedback)
@ Ridge Community HS
01/28/2016 Steering Committee Meeting #4 (review feedback, develop recommendations)
02/09/2016 Present recommendations to Board at work session and get feedback
03/08/2016 Public hearing at the Board meeting for adoption of the proposed attendance zones

Construction is underway on a new K-8 school, Citrus Ridge: A Civics Academy, which is located off of Sand Mine Road and US 27 in the Four Corners area of the County. The school will have the capacity to serve a total of 1,400 students and is expected to open in August 2016. The redistricting Steering Committee facilitates the development and implementation of the redistricting plan process. The role of the Steering Committee is to provide community representation throughout the process. The Steering Committee should represent a broad cross-section of school and non-school members.

see the Polk County Schools website for more information


Updated Uniforms

Please note the uniform expectations for the 2015-16 school year at Lake Aflred-Addair Middle School.

Acceptable attire

  • Shirts: Must be tucked in at all times
    • 6th Grade Red polo shirt or school logo T shirt
    • 7th Grade Grey polo shirt or school logo T shirt
    • 8th grade Navy blue polo shirt or school logo T shirt
    • All polo shirts should be solid in color
  • Pants
    • Students may wear Tan, Navy or Black school uniform pants
    • No Jean, No Jeggings, No Skinny or tight clothing
    • Shorts must be mid-thigh
    • Pants and shorts must be worn at waist
  • Shoes
    • No open toed shoes
    • No open heeled shoes
  • Head Gear
    • No hats or caps
    • No head coverings
    • No bandanna
  • Outer garments: including pullovers, jackets, sweatshirts, etc.
      • Be the same color as the uniform shirt (6th grade – red, 7th grade – grey, 8th grade – navy blue) OR
      • Must be unzipped or unbuttoned
      • A long sleeved thin shirt may be worn underneath your school shirt, but only as undergarments (i.e. must be worn underneath the uniform shirt).

School Year 2015-16

School Calendars

English

Spanish Calendar

Haitian Creole

 

Summer Reading Books

2015-16 Book List


Resources for Parents

We hope you find the following resources helpful. Click on the links below for flyers or more information.

Lake Alfred Addair- Student & Parent Guide 2014-15

Please note that students should not be dropped off before 8:30 am and the Media Center opens at 8:45 am

 

PIRC

 

 

Polk County Schools has created four wonderful Parent Information Resource Centers that you may utilize at any time.

For more information: Brochure for Parent Centers

International Walk to School Day 2015

Agape Food Bank flyer

Attendance-English

Attendance- Spanish

Sign Up to receive school emails

Info on Salvation Army Angels

2015-2016 Parent Workshop and Event Calendar with dates


SWAG Day Fundraiser

Once a month we will hold a SWAG Day fundraiser. Students will be able to pay $1 to wear a non-uniform top and $1 to wear jeans. Students still need to follow the Code of Conduct about appropriate dress (Section 2.06). All proceeds will benefit the students of Lake Alfred-Addair Middle School.