Lakeland Highlands Middle School was established in 1975 and is located in Southwest Lakeland just off South Florida Avenue. The school is an A+ school that incorporates a modified block schedule servicing students in 6th, 7th, and 8th grades. Students are scheduled into eight total classes. Odd periods meet on Silver days, while even periods meet on Gold days.
In 2012, LHMS became a pre-academy with tracks available in fine arts, aviation, law, medicine, media design, and STEAM. Read more about the PALMS Academy.
Registration for our academies is NOW OPEN!
Visit www.polkacademies.com and register TODAY!
Even if you are NOT ZONED for LHMS, you can still apply!
Please join the LHMS Fine Arts Academy at these upcoming chorus and band
May 9 Orchestra Concert
GJHS Auditorium 7:00 PM
May 14 Musical Theatre Broadway Showcase
LHMS Auditorium 4:00 & 7:00 PM
May 16 Spring Band Concert
GJHS Auditorium 7:00 PM
This summer, Polk State College will be hosting the second annual TALON Robotics camp for Middle and High School students. Any student or parent who may be interested in the summer program, please e-mail Mr. Coker.
Poetry Contest Winners
LHMS 6th Grade
These students will be representing our Lakeland
Highlands Middle School at the PCCTE Poetry Contest at Florida Southern
College on April 30th. Check out their winning poems
Check out their winning poems HERE!
Volunteer of the Year
Congratulations to Shannon Heink! She has been named the Lakeland Highlands Middle School VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR! Thanks you for all your hard work and dedication to our school. You are truly appreciated!
LHMS Dress Code
The LHMS dress code has been updated for the 2012-2013 school year.
See the following attachment for specific information including mandatory shirt colors and more:
Box Tops for Education
Polk County Schools
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PARENTS: please be advised of the following: Attendance is MANDATORY. Click here for more information.
Visit our Parent Information page for much more!
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 located on the main Polk County School Board Website.
Polk County Public Schools has the ability to create accounts for all students to allow for collaborative sharing using Google Apps for Education. These accounts will be used for school related projects. However, no student will be assigned an account without parent or guardian approval. The rules governing proper electronic communications by students are included in the Technology Acceptable Use Policy that is part of the Student Code of Conduct. Once accounts are assigned, students gain access to the wealth of collaborative tools available through Google Apps. Click here for permission slip and more information.
The Student Portal is now available for student use. Within the portal; students are able to view their grades, attendance, discipline, lunch account balance, as well as having access to a plethora of educational online resources.
Students will login using their Polk-Fl account info. Student logins/passwords can be obtained from any teacher or guidance counselor. They are encouraged to keep their user name and password in a secure location in order to maintain its confidentiality.
The Florida College System
It's never to early to start preparing for college. The Florida College System has great advice for students and parents who are looking into higher education.
Positive Behavior Support
LHMS encourages positive behavior in all aspects of our students lives. Find out more HERE.
Links for Students/Parents
Links for Staff
- Discipline Referrals - mypolkschools.net
- Learn360 Videos
- Discovery Education - Teacher Login
- Google Apps
- PDS Scheduler