Lakeland Highlands Middle School was established in 1975 and is located in Southwest Lakeland just off South Florida Avenue. LHMS operates on a seven period day. In 2012, LHMS became a pre-academy with tracks available in fine arts, aviation, medicine, media design, culinary arts, and gaming. Read more about the PALMS Academy.

Drop Off - December 1st

PARENTS! Due to the special event being hosted at LHMS on December 1st, morning drop off (car line) will be altered for this one day only. Please see this LETTER that was sent home on November 19th.

Harmony High

Harmony High will be Presented by LHMS Musical Theatre on Friday, December 4th at 4:30pm and 7:00pm. Tickets will be on sale Wednesday - Friday December 2 through the 4th. You may purchase your tickets before school and at lunch or at the door for $5.00 general admission. Come see your friends rock in this good time musical!

8th Grade Poinsettia Ball

SAVE THE DATE! The LHMS 8th grade dance, the Poinsettia Ball, is December 11 from 6:30 to 9:00 PM at LHMS. Semi-formal dress (no jeans or shorts), and school appropriate. There will be a Dessert Bar and Drinks, but plan on eating dinner before you arrive.

TICKETS: $7.00 pre-sale      $10.00 at the door

Donations Needed

PARENTS: PTSO is in need of some donated items to make the Poinsettia Ball over the top!

1. Strings of white Christmas lights (drop off and inform the Main Office)
2. Store bought, individual desserts from Sam's Club, Wal-Mart, or Publix. (drop off in Main Office on Dec 10 or 11)
3. Any amount of monetary donations. (please place in an envelope marked "8th grade dance donation" and drop it off in PTSO drop box in Main Office.)

Remind 101

PARENTS! LHMS and Polk County Schools will not be sending out frequent phone messages.

Instead, LHMS has created a Remind 101 text message service that will be used by administration to send out reminders, brief announcements, and other necessary information. Here are the simple DIRECTIONS.

LHMS Dress Code

2015 - 2016 Dress Code Policy

Yearbook Info

For all Yearbook information, visit the Yearbook Page.


Are you being bullied?

Bullying or harassing behavior is not tolerated at Lakeland Highlands Middle School. Click here to report bullying and for additional information. Also visit www.stopbullying.com for more information about Cyber Bullying.

PARENTS, please help report bullying! Contact a school administrator, teacher, or school resource officer.

Links for Students

Visit the Student Info page for all website links.

Links for Parents

Parent Portal Parent Info Page
Bus Delays Zone Map
Box Tops Submissions  

Links for Staff

**ClassLink** single sign on to PCSB apps

Pinnacle CCC Streaming
Discipline Referrals IDEAS
FL DOE Single Sign On Google Apps
PDS Scheduler Moodle
Intranet Webmail/Office 365
Staff Portal CVTV Announcement
Enrich Aesop
Document Shares - LHMS Shared Folders