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Getting to know our new Assistant Principal for Middle School, Greg Cawood

Mr. Greg Cawood was appointed to the position of Assistant Principal for the Middle School effective in July. We are appreciative of the leadership, oversight, and support he provides for the students and teachers in our Middle School program. I asked Mr. Cawood to respond to a few questions to help you get to know […]

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A Back to School Fail

One of my favorite times each year is sitting at the dinner table hearing about my boys’ first day of school.  I ask questions until they beg me to stop…Who did you sit with at lunch?  Which teacher was your favorite?  Did anyone in your class get in trouble?  Was it you?  My husband and […]

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Tidbits of Information From Pennye, our LCS “Main Office” Receptionist

– Interview with Pennye McCormick Pennye, how long have you been at LCS?    “I started my 17th year in June. My family moved to Lakeland in 1998, so I was an LCS parent for 5 years before I started working here.” Were you the “Main Office” receptionist the whole time you’ve been at LCS?  […]

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Independence Day Quiz

Happy Independence Day!  What’s your family’s favorite way to celebrate the 4th of July? It’s a lot of fun, but it is also about more than fireworks, picnics, and vacation. We commemorate our courageous forefathers who went on record as supporting the cause of independence from British rule. In the midst of enjoying the central […]

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“My Days In The U.S. Navy” – Viking View by John Douglass, LCS Alumni & Archivist

Part 2 of 3– My days in the U.S. Navy (Part 1- blog can be read here: john-douglass-shares-his-veteran-experiences  Part 3 to follow later this year) During April 2018, The Ledger ran a supplement entitled “Vietnam – Those Who Served.” The writer began by saying, “Understanding the Vietnam War is an almost insurmountable task, but let’s look […]

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Ode to Claudia

A poem by Dr. Sligh, Headmaster, on the occasion of the retirement of Claudia Powell, Executive Administrative Assistant for the Headmaster and Director of Advancement. Ode to Claudia Who knew that this 5 year-old arrived to stay, When Claudia entered LCS her first kindergarten day. Her thirteen-year school journey had begun, Filled with highs, lows, […]

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