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.
The LHMS office will be open this summer during the following times:
MONDAY - THURSDAY
8:00 AM to Noon & 1:00 to 5:00 PM
Students have optional summer assignments via Compass Odyssey. The summer learning paths are for math and literacy. It will be available through July 31st. Most Lakeland Highlands students are familiar with their Odyssey login. For more information, click HERE.
Oklahoma Tornado Help
Polk County Schools is partnering with kidsPACK to help the victims of the recent Oklahoma tornadoes.
Media Center - Summer
|The LHMS Media Center will
be open on select dates this summer:
July 16, 23, 30, & August 6.
Hours: 9:00 - Noon
You could win a free Kindle Fire! Click on the picture to see how!
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.
Any LHMS student interested in Summer Band (held at Southwest Middle), should download the REGISTRATION form. It also includes information for parents.
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:
Hurricane season is here. Prepare for storms or track them via the Bay News 9 Hurricane Center. We will always send out phone and email updates if a storm is headed toward us.
Polk County Schools
|For all things Polk
County, visit the PCSB website.
With information for students, parents, staff, and more, browse our county's in-depth website.
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.
Herff Jones Information
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