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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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Alumni and Archivist John Douglass Shares His Veteran Experiences

Part 1 of 3- Flight to Honor Program (check out future blogs for the rest of the story) Recently I had the privilege of sharing in a very meaningful and personal experience with approximately eighty other veterans.   This event was made possible through the Flight to Honor program of Polk County.   The flight is held […]

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“Take captive every thought…”

Scrolling through my Instagram feed last weekend felt a bit like emotional whiplash. Mixed with the typical pictures of friends’ kids and world-class runners I follow were some extravagant life moments. Students graduating from Southeastern. The senior walk at LCS. The fierce Britain Musick becoming hurdling state champ and sweet Moriah Quint receiving a scholarship. […]

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My Story: A Light in the Darkness, A Hope for Eternity

Have you ever thought of how the darkness in our world affects us? Have you ever been scared to go outside because you feel like something bad could happen? Have you ever had trouble believing there is a way to get past this darkness? There is a hope. There is a light that we can […]

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How To Get An 8th Grader To Act Like An Adult

I recently traveled to Tallahassee with members of the RISE program at LCS to attend the FIRST advocacy conference. The purpose of the conference was to lobby for $1,000,000 in state funding to be allocated for STEM programs like FIRST robotics. That’s a tall order! Several of these students were 7th and 8th grade boys […]

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History Doesn’t Repeat Itself, But It Does Rhyme

Mr. Max Weisglass captivated our students with the story of his life as a young Jewish boy in Poland during the Holocaust when he visited Lakeland Christian School last week. Teenagers leaned forward in their chairs as the Holocaust survivor described the compassion shown by a widow in town who took his family in, protecting […]

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Viking Views – Learning to Be Still

The beginning of a new year brings feelings out in me that I would compare with the feelings I experience in August at the start of every school year. Now it’s April, and I can say that I start the same cycle as summer approaches. I get this insane determination that I will finally be […]

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Athletics Spotlight: LCS Lacrosse Team Competing in Second Varsity Season

As Lakeland Christian continues to grow and evolve, the larger variety of interests each student has. Over the past few years more and more students have shown interest in the sport lacrosse, many students even play lacrosse for club teams around the city and state. LCS started a lacrosse team last year and completed their […]

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Eleven Questions to Ask Yourself As You Parent Your Children

– This Viking Views blog written by: Luci O’Byrne, Elementary Principal Every single day, as I watch the young children of LCS, I am reminded of how the Lord has designed each of us; we are all uniquely and wonderfully made (Ps. 139). I have had the privilege of watching many little ones grow socially, emotionally, […]

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Soaks and Sips

The peace lily in the Main Office seems to enjoy its environment of fluorescent light and steady temperature.  There is one more thing that is vitally important to its health and that is water! Over Christmas break 2017 when we were closed for several days in a row, there was no one around to water […]

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