Lake Middle School serves students in sixth through eighth grades and is part of SoWashCo Schools. The school offers a comprehensive curriculum designed to support all students in leadership, academics, kindness and excellence.
Our school staff members provide encouragement and support to each student so they may develop into individuals who make a difference in their local and global communities.
Lake Middle School is committed to providing opportunities for all students both inside and outside of the classroom setting. There are many extracurricular and leadership opportunities including athletics, music, theater, robotics and service-learning clubs. All students are encouraged to explore their interests, participate and become involved in their school.
The Department of Teaching and Learning is looking for parents to represent their child’s school and school community. There are 2 seats available for the cities of Afton, Cottage Grove, Newport, St. Paul Park, Grey Cloud Island, and Woodbury. This committee will meet from 4:00-5:30 on the following dates:
- Nov. 22, 2021
- Jan. 24, 2022
- March 21, 2022
- May 16, 2022
The Nov. 2 election will be critical in providing the stability needed to address other pressing issues. If the ballot questions are approved, we will continue planning for our next challenges - growth in our communities, overcrowded schools and uneven enrollment increases.
Help us learn more about how your family uses electronic devices at home by participating in the Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) Digital Equity Survey. It’s important that we gather accurate information so each student and family has the equipment, help and support they need.
Get involved in student opportunities at Lake Middle School and in SoWashCo
Get involved in the Lake Middle School Theater program! Information about our Fall Play available now!
Each year our PTA sponsors our annual ButterBraid school-wide fundraiser.
SoWashCo Schools students will be able to pick up free Vault COVID-19 saliva test kits from their school’s health office starting on Monday, Sept. 20. Tests will be completed at home over Zoom with a Vault test supervisor and can be dropped off at school health offices on designated collection days.
Through the 2021 Advanced Child Tax Credit, eligible families can receive advance payments of up to $300 a month for each child under the age of six and up to $250 per month for each child older than age six. Families can benefit from the credit even if they don’t have earned income or do not owe any income taxes. Payments will be sent monthly from the IRS through Dec. 15, 2021.
SoWashCo Schools is experiencing some unavailable menu items or last-minute replacements due to the nationwide food shortage. We are working to replace items with similar options, however, menus are subject to change.
Back-to-School Information including Important Dates, Announcements, and more! All recent Blackboard Connect/Smore Newsletters linked here!
During its regularly scheduled business meeting on Thursday, Aug. 26, the School Board approved several policies including updates to the racial equity and inclusion policy and the adoption of a face covering resolution and policy.
Completing the Educational Benefits Form, also known as free and reduced meals application, provides a variety of discounted or free benefits for SoWashCo Schools families. It also helps provide essential funding to support all students in the district.
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has approved SoWashCo Schools to provide free breakfast and lunch for enrolled students for the 2021-22 school year. Paperwork is not required to receive free meals, but SoWashCo Schools will continue to push for all families to complete the Educational Benefits form.
The 7th and 8th grade parent night is scheduled for Thursday, September 9th, 2021. Parents will travel through their 7th or 8th grade student’s class schedule, meet each of their teachers and receive important class information for a successful start of the school year! This event is for PARENTS ONLY.
Welcome to Lake Middle School 6th Grade Students and Families! Learn more about Camp 6.