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Notice of Bids

The Lakeland R-III School District is now accepting bids for trash service, propane, gas, and diesel fuel for the 2017-18 school year.  Specifications may be obtained at the Superintendent’s office.  Bids must be received . . . read more

Lakeland Begins New Food Service Program

We are pleased to announce that Lakeland R-III Schools has partnered with a food services provider, OPAA Food Management Inc. This switch has brung about many positive changes to the options students have for lunch and breakfast. Breakfast is . . . read more

William Koch to Represent Lakeland at Boys' State

March 30, 2017

William Koch will be representing Lakeland R-III High School this summer at The American Legion Missouri Boys State from June 17-24, 2017 on the campus of the University of Central Missouri. A HUGE thank you to the Lewis and French . . . read more

Sports Physical and Vaccine Clinic Forms

Sports Physical Forms Vaccine Clinic Form read more

2nd Annual Running for Riley

January 26, 2017

Download race entry form and liability waiver here: https://media.wix.com/ugd/975056_f0ef25a8d2d745309a556d9acfee2954.pdf read more

Yearbooks for Sale

Memories in Print!  The years go by fast....   Lakeland Yearbook has yearbooks for sale for years 2007 - 2015 for $30 each  OR  4/$100.  Year 2016 is available for $35.  You may order . . . read more

July 2016 Board Agenda

  LAKELAND R-III SCHOOL BOARD MEETING   The regular monthly meeting of the Lakeland R-III School Board shall be held on July 21, 2016, at 7:00 p.m. in the Board of Education Room of the Lakeland R-III School . . . read more

July 2016 Board Minutes

LAKELAND R-III SCHOOL DISTRICT MINUTES OF REGULAR BOARD MEETING   REGULAR  MEETING  - LAKELAND R-III SCHOOL BOARD ROOM, July 21, 2016 7  p.m.   MEMBERS . . . read more

2016 Audit Report

2016 Audit Results read more

2017 Lakeland Tournament Brackets

January 3, 2017

2017 Lakeland Tournament January 9th-13th Boys Bracket Girls Bracket read more

Lakeland to Host WEMO Conference Events

November 15, 2016

Our district has the honor of being the host school for WEMO conference wide activities for the 2016-2017 school year. Other schools in the WEMO conference include Adrian, Appleton City, Archie, Drexel, Midway, Osceola and Rich Hill. . . . read more

Holiday Mart to Support Project After Prom

Find something unique and local for someone on your Christmas list at Holiday Mart!  Booths will be open starting at 5:00 on Tuesday, December 13th in the multipurpose gym.  While you're there, grab some dinner at the PTSO chili . . . read more

Please Join Us on Veterans Day

November 3, 2016

There will be a breakfast for veterans and their spouses served by National Honor Society members from 8:30 am to 9 am in the multi gym. Everyone is welcome to attend an assembly in the high school gym shortly after 9 am. There will be . . . read more

2016-2017 School Supply Lists

Elementary Supply List Junior High and High School Supply List read more

Immunization Requirements for 2016-2017

May 17, 2016

SCHOOL YEAR 2016-2017   REQUIRED IMMUNIZATIONS FOR 8TH AND 12TH GRADES   8th Grade Entry: Tdap Booster (tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis)     MCV Vaccine (one dose required for . . . read more

School Supply Night is Monday, August 8th from 5-7

May 17, 2016

The annual school supply night will be Monday, August 8th from 5 pm to 7 pm in the in the cafeteria.  Elementary supplies will be available. read more

Buy One Get One Free Book Fair

April 29, 2016

There will be a buy one get one free book fair from Monday, May 2nd to Thursday, May 5th. read more

Standardized Testing

April 7, 2016

During the months of April and May, students K-12 will be taking standardized tests such as the Stanford, MAP and EOC. The purpose of these assessments is to provide the school a picture of student performance. . . . read more

Sports Physical Forms are Due Friday, April 8th

Sports physical forms are due Friday, April 8th.  Physicals will be done on Wednesday, April 13th.   Sports Physical Form read more

Sign Up for Kindergarten Round Up

March 9, 2016

It's time to register your little Viking for Kindergarten! If you live in the district and have a child who will be 5 on or before July 31, 2016, please call Peggy Keith in the elementary office at 417-644-2223 ext. 101 to sign up. . . . read more

School Nurse Position Open for 2016-2017

Position Open School Nurse:   The Lakeland R-III Schools is accepting applications for a School Nurse for the 2016-17 school year.  Applicant needs to have an interest and willingness to work with kids.  RN is preferred . . . read more

Junior High and High School Basketball Schedules

November 13, 2015

Please support your Lakeland Vikings at a basketball game this season! read more

Veterans Day Events

November 11, 2015

National Honor Society students will serve breakfast to veterans in the high school library, starting at 8 am on Wednesday, November 11th.  There will be a program in the high school gym starting at 9 am.  Please join us in honoring . . . read more

Lakeland Continues to Improve on the Annual Performance Report

Missouri School Improvment Program (MSIP)  5 Annual Performance Report (APR)  data was released by DESE last Friday. Lakeland made significant improvements again this year. Elementary maintained their 98.6% score and High School . . . read more

Alumni Baseball Game Scheduled for Saturday, October 10th

NEWS RELEASE Lakeland Viking Baseball Alumni Game   WHEN:   October 10, 2015 WHERE:   John Kuchta Baseball Field REGISTRATION:   1:00 p.m. GAME TIME:   2:00 p.m.   . . . read more

PTSO Carnival is Friday, October 2nd

September 11, 2015

PTSO Carnival is Friday, October 2nd from 6-8 pm.  Don't miss out on great raffle prizes.  Get your $1 tickets from a student today!   read more

Open House is Wednesday, August 12th at 6:00 pm

Open House is Wednesday, August 12th at 6:00 pm Grades 7-12 will go to the high school gym to receive schedules, lockers, and for introduction of new and returning staff members. SFCC and the Clinton Technical School representatives . . . read more

Missouri Assessment Program

Grade Level Assessments (Grades 3-8) The Missouri Assessment Program (MAP) assesses students’ progress toward proficiency of the Show-Me Standards and the Strands of the Grade-Level Expectations (GLEs) using the Grade-Level . . . read more

Book Fair and Family Reading Night

February 26, 2015

Come to Our Book Fair! Friday, February 27th from 8:30-3:30 Monday, March 2nd from 8:30-3:30 Tuesday, March 3rd from 8:30-3:30 5-7 on Tuesday night during Family Reading Night One Book Two Books  Red Book . . . read more

Lakeland PTSO Wants YOU For a Member!

Membership cost is $1.00 per person. Every Lakeland parent, guardian, student and staff member is eligible. Each member will have their name entered in a drawing for $20 gift certificate to the Landmark Restaurant! Membership forms . . . read more

Early Dismissal on Wednesdays Starting September 3rd

The Lakeland R-III School District will be dismissing at  2:56  on Wednesdays, beginning  September 3rd .  The purpose of the early dismissal is to help teachers improve instruction. The time will be used for team . . . read more

Bus Drivers Needed

Bus Drivers  and Sub Bus Drivers Needed:   The Lakeland R-III School District is seeking individuals interested in being a regular route bus driver and individuals interested in be a substitute for bus drivers on an as needed . . . read more

Kindergarten and 8th Grade Immunization Requirements

Kindergarten and 8th Grade Immunization Information read more

7th-12th Grade Supply List

7th-12th Grade Supply List read more

Kindergarten-6th Grade Supply List

Kindergarten-6th Grade Supply List read more

Vikings Are District Champions

The Lakeland Vikings defeated the Weaubleau Tigers for the Class 1, District 8 Baseball Championship at Hermitage on May 20. It was a 12-1 win in 4 ½ innings. They will now begin Sectional play at home on Monday, May 26th vs. Sheldon. . . . read more

CANCELLATIONS

The following events have been CANCELLED for this weekend:  Winter Formal Dance, Basketball Games, Saturday School and LYAA Clinics. read more

Book Fair and Family Reading Night

Book Fair and Family Reading Night read more

White Noise Concert This Saturday, November 23rd at 7:00 pm

White Noise will be in concert at Lakeland   this Saturday   the 23rd at   7:00 p.m. !!  The boys will play a variety of rock and classic country tunes.  $5.00 adults, $3.00 students and concessions . . . read more

Colton Wilkins Competes at State Cross Country Meet

Lakeland Junior Colton Wilkins recently competed at the State Cross Country Meet.  Way to go Colton! read more

Veterans' Day Assembly

Lakeland High School will host its Veterans' Day Assembly at   10:00am on Monday, November 11, 2013,   in the high school gym. Elementary, junior high, and high school students will be in attendance. Community members, . . . read more

Craft Fair for Scholarship Fund

CRAFTERS/VENDORS NEEDED: The Lakeland R-3 School is holding a Christmas Craft Fair at Lakeland High School Saturday November 9 from 9 AM to 5 PM --- All proceeds of vendor rental booths and concessions go towards the LHS Dual Credit . . . read more

School Carnival is Friday, October 4th from 6:00 to 8:00 pm

Mark your calendar for Friday, October 4th.  It's carnival time! read more

Lakeland Family Recognized as the Missouri State Fair Farm Family for Henry County

2013 Missouri State Fair farm family from Henry County is the John Swaters family. John and Megan, who is a third grade teacher at Lakeland, and their daughters, Emma, fifth grade, (left) and Annie, seventh grade, (right), attended the . . . read more

Lakeland Welcomes Four New Teachers for the 2013-2014 School Year

Lakeland welcomes four new teachers to the district this year including:  Kevin Huber, Junior High English, Britney Johnson, High School English, Kristen Engelhardt, High School Special Ed, and Megan Blair, High School Science. read more

Supply Lists

K-6 Supply List 7-12 Supply List read more

Back to School Information

July 2, 2013

Wednesday, August 14, 2013: 7th Grade Orientation 1:00pm-3:30pm  This event will allow the new 7th grade students to do a walk-through of their classes, learn about the school, hear about expectations, and get important . . . read more

Congratulations Class of 2013

May 22, 2013

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False Threats

  Dear Patrons: I am contacting you to dispel any rumors concerning threats of violence at the Lakeland R-III School District. The rumor spread through the student body and was greatly exaggerated along the way. There have . . . read more

Carrie Lasswell Receives Associate of the Year

Mrs. Carrie Lasswell, High School Secretary, received the Missouri State Teacher Association (MSTA) Associate of the Year award for the central region.  The award was presented April 19th at the spring banquet in Warrensburg. Carrie . . . read more

School Guidelines for Sick Children

School Guidelines for Sick Children read more

Lakeland Invitational 2013 Tournament Brackets

The Lakeland Invitational 2013 Tournament will be held Monday, January 7th to Saturday, January 12th.   Boys Bracket Girls Bracket read more

Martha Knight Retires After 34 Years in the Lakeland Kitchen

December 19, 2012

Martha Knight is retiring from the Lakeland kitchen after 34 years of service.  Martha was joined by her family and the Lakeland faculty and staff in celebrating this occasion. read more

Lakeland Youth Athletic Association Basketball Clinics

October 19, 2012

LYAA Youth Basketball DATES: Saturday, November 2 Saturday, November 16 Saturday, November 30 Saturday, December 7 Saturday, December 14 TIMES: K-2 Boys and Girls --- 9:00-10:15 . . . read more

PTSO Carnival is Friday, October 5th

The annual PTSO Carnival will be held Friday, October 5th from 6 pm to 8 pm.  Be sure to purchase raffle tickets for a chance to win great prizes.  Contact Megan Knight at 660-909-2969 for more information. read more

Family Reading Night & Book Fair

Get Your Picture Taken with Clifford the Big Red Dog!

            Family Reading Night Wednesday, September 12th  Book Fair Open from 6 to 8 pm Get your picture taken with Clifford in the Elementary . . . read more

Eight New Employees for the 2012-2013 School Year

Mitch Towne - Superintendent Michael McCarthy - Custodian Wanda Johnson - Bus Driver Ted Hall - High School Math Victoria Cook - High School Science Karen McLaughlin - High School English Charles . . . read more

Lakeland R-III Welcomes Mr. Mitch Towne as New Superintendent

            Mr. Mitch Towne has accepted the position of Superintendent of Lakeland R-III Schools, effective July 1, 2012.  Mr. Towne returns to Lakeland after one year as . . . read more

School Supplies Night

School supplies will be available for Lakeland R-III students on Thursday, August 2nd, from 6 PM to 8 PM in the Multi.  Please bring a list of supplies still needed. read more

Lakeland Bids Farewell to Superintendent Mr. Ryan Huff

The Lakeland R-3 Board of Education has accepted the resignation of Ryan Huff, Superintendent of Schools, effective June 30. Mr. Huff has accepted the superintendent position in the Marshall School District in Marshall. Mr. Huff . . . read more

Funeral Services for Mr. Tim Sell

Funeral services for Mr. Timothy A. Sell will be held on Friday, May 25, 2012, at 2:30 p.m. in the Lakeland High School Gymnasium.  The family will receive friends from 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Mr. Tim Sell, member of the . . . read more Feedback

No Child Left Behind

No Child Left Behind read more

MAP Testing Tips for Parents

How can I help my child to perform well on the MAP assessment? Tip #1:  Read, Read, Read! Reading takes skill and practice.  One of the best and simplest steps to improve the reading ability for children is to provide . . . read more

Lakeland Christmas Concerts

by Lisa Gurley

It's the Christmas Season and Lakeland students young and old have been preparing for their annual Christmas Concert.This year we will see a variety with ribbon dancers, bell ringers, duets, poems and some bucket drumming from the Junior . . . read more

Veteran's Day Assembly 2011

November 14, 2011

Click on the slideshow to view pictures from our Veteran's Day assembly on 11-11-11. read more

Lakeland Superintendent's Brother Honored as a Hero of the Year

by Liana Bennett

Lakeland superintendent Mr. Ryan Huff's brother, Dr. C.J Huff, has been honored by People magazine as a 2011 Hero of the Year.  Dr. Huff is the superintendent of Joplin schools.  He was able to reopen schools just 87 days after a . . . read more

Students To Perform at the Veterans Day Assembly

by Lisa Gurley

On Friday, November 11, at 10:00 a.m., students from the third grade and high school departments will be performing at the Veterans Day Assembly. The third grade classes have been working on singing and signing "Oh, I Love America" . . . read more

Lakeland Family Featured by the Missouri Photo Workshop

Lakeland family Mat, Valerie, Emily, Corbin, and Addie Meeker are featured in the Missouri Photo Workshop that visited the Clinton area in late September. The feature focuses on the farming tradition that, like the Meekers, many . . . read more

Books for Joplin

The Juvenile Office of Henry County is collecting books for students in grades 6-12 for the libraries of the Joplin School District. On Monday, October 3 rd , any adult or student can get into the home volleyball game that night . . . read more

Lakeland School Bus Fleet Receives Awards

by Liana Bennett

The Lakeland R-3 School District bus fleet received two awards on July 6 at the Missouri Association of Pupil Transportation (MAPT) conference held in Springfield.  Mike Floyd was in attendance to receive the Fleet Excellence Award from . . . read more Feedback

Lakeland Superintendent Mr. Ryan Huff Presents Donation to the Joplin School District

Lakeland Superintendent Mr. Ryan Huff presents his brother Dr. C.J. Huff, Superintendent of Joplin R-8 School District, with a check for $1300 for the district's tornado relief efforts for their students.  They have over 3000 students . . . read more

SIS Parent Portal – Helping Parents help their Kids

by Mr. Ryan Huff, Superintendent

  The Lakeland School District has moved into the 21 st century by providing the parents of our students an easy way to track their students’ grades, attendance, and lunch balances.  This is a very powerful tool for . . . read more Feedback 4

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