The 24th Annual Four-Person Scramble Golf Tournament is set for Saturday, April 12, at Schalamar Creek Golf Club. Mark your calendars and start putting teams together now! A flyer and registration form are available at the link below. Early registration is $90 (if received before April 1). If you are interested in being a Hole Sponsor or Master Sponsor, please contact the LCS Athletic Office at 863-688-1825.
Check out the LCS Weekly Update for information about important news and events!
A few highlights:
- The next Chick-fil-A Spirit Night is Monday, March 10.
- Re-enrollment continues; the matriculation fee is now $450.
- The annual financial aid auction has been scheduled for April 4.
- The spring play – Don’t Take My Penny – is next week (March 14-15). Get your tickets today.
- The annual SLU Rummage Sale will be held this spring. Start cleaning out your house and bring donations to the school!
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The annual Pre-Grad Party for this year’s senior class will be held on Monday, April 7, at 6 PM in the school cafeteria. This event is for seniors only. At the party, they will receive their caps and gowns, graduation announcements and invitations for this year’s Jr/Sr Banquet (scheduled for April 26). If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Denise Fie, Junior Class Advisor. Parents do not attend this event.
The fourth annual financial aid auction – with a new theme of “Pizza, Pasta and Paddles!” - will be held on Friday, April 4, at the First Presbyterian Church. This family-friendly event will feature a dinner and silent auction beginning at 6 PM with a live auction following at 7:30 PM. Individual tickets are on sale now in the Main Office for $10 each. You can also be a table sponsor by contacting Todd Radford. All proceeds go toward student financial aid. Sponsorship opportunities are available, so if you’re interested please contact the LCS Advancement Office. We’re also looking for auction items such as vacation homes, fishing/hunting trips or sports tickets. Contact Todd Radford, Advancement Associate, at 863-688-2771 or firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions or would like to make a donation.
This year’s spring play, Don’t Take My Penny, will be held on March 14-15. There will be four performances: the high school cast will perform on Friday night at 7:30 PM and Saturday night at 7 PM. The middle school cast will perform on Friday night at 5 PM and Saturday afternoon at 2 PM.
Tickets are on sale now in the Main Office and will be available at the door before each performance.
Cheerleading tryouts for the 2014-2015 sideline cheer squads (both middle school and high school) will begin after school on April 7. Girls currently in grades 5-11 are eligible to try out. These tryouts are for sideline cheer only, not the competition squad.
The try-out clinics will be held Monday through Wednesday, and actual tryouts will be held on Thursday, April 10. Teams will be announced on Friday, April 11.
All girls must have a current physical/consent form and EL3CH form filled out and on file in the Athletic Department. These forms are available in any office. If you are not sure if she has a current form on file, please email Diane Klages at email@example.com to check.
Lakeland Christian sent seven teams to the Buccaneer Bay Regional Odyssey of the Mind tournament at Strawberry Crest High School on February 15. Three teams will move on to perform and compete at the state Odyssey of the Mind tournament on April 12. Congratulations to all of our students! Thanks to the parent coaches for each team and to Mr. Fred Wiechmann, Science Resource Teacher, for coordinating the program at LCS.
Teams Advancing to State Tournament
Division 1 – “Driver’s Test” - First place in Regional tournament: Hannah Jackson, Avery Crosby, Kacey Hutto, Carlton Howard, Henry Pankonin, Brock Copeland, Matt Nelson; coached by Ken and Sandy Hutto
Primary Division – “World’s First Art Festival” – Not scored, but invited to perform at State tournament: Hyatt Galbraith, Grace Rodda, Hope Hill, Wesley Rogers, Hailee Jackson, Jacob Crosby, Lauren Jones; coached by Pam Jackson
Teams Not Advancing to State
Division 1 – “Not-So-Haunted-House” – Eighth place in Regional tournament: Eli Hill, Ethan Caswell, Riley Rhoden, Lucy Bolter, Presley Philpot, Hailey Toepel, Rachel Branham; coached by Ken Branham
Division 1 – “It’s How We Rule” – Fourth place in Regional tournament: Niko Scherer, Cole Buurma, Teagan Streets, Kaleb Walding-King, Gretchen Caswell; coached by Sandy Dunn
Division 1 – “Seeing in Believing” – Second place in Regional tournament: Anna Lowe, Katie Jones, Gracie Hill, Emma Galbraith, Carter Sandman, Sara Kate Foster, Marshall Phillips; coached by Kelly Lowe
Congratulations to the LCS archery team for winning State of Florida Grand Champion at the National Archery in Schools Program (NASP) state tournament on February 22. With a team score of 3,309 points, the LCS team set a record for having the highest score ever in the state.
Junior Matthew Henderson won “Grand Champion State of Florida” for having the highest score of any male in the state. His score of 291 also earned him first place in the high school male division.
With 286 points, eighth grader Morgan Radford won “Grand Champion State of Florida” for the female division. She also won the middle school female division. Fifth grader Maci Brown scored the second highest score in the state for all females with a score of 283. Her score gave her first place female in the elementary division.
The elementary boys went 1-2-3. Fifth grader Cameron O’Byrne won first with 278 points. Fifth grader Jacob Oxendine was second with 270 points, and fifth grader Jack Sparkman won third place with 267 points.
In the elementary female division, Cylee Wilson finished in second place with 262 points.
The elementary team won first place in the state with a combined score of 2,974 points. The high school team won first with 3,309 points.
Coach James Moore competed in the Coaches Cup tournament, placing first with 285 points.
The team will compete at the national tournament in Louisville, Kentucky, later this spring.
LCS will be hosting a rummage sale this spring to benefit students attending Student Leadership University. Donations are needed, and we will take anything and everything: furniture, clothes, appliances, electronics, etc. Please drop items off at the Maintenance building between 7:30 AM and 4 PM on school days. Contact Keith Overholt (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you have questions. More information on the rummage sale will be available soon.