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Trimester 2 Virtual Parent/Teacher Conferences

Trimester 2 Virtual Parent/Teacher Conferences

Lake Middle School Trimester 2 Virtual Conferences will be held on:

Tuesday, January 31st and Thursday, February 2nd

3:30pm-6:30pm via Zoom

Trimester 2 Conferences will be VIRTUAL and BY APPOINTMENT ONLY.


Each conference appointment slot is 7 minutes long. *PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS IS ONLY FOR CURRENT TRIMESTER 2 CLASSES/STUDENTS.

We will use PTCFast to facilitate scheduling of ZOOM virtual conferences.

To sign-up for virtual online conferences, simply head here to book your appointments or click below! Each appointment slot is 7 minutes in length.

*Please Note - VIRTUAL conference sign-ups are accessible up until 24 hours prior to each individual conference date.

In order to help our teachers stay on schedule during virtual conferences, we ask families to be aware of their appointment time and arrive to their teacher’s ZOOM meeting room on time. That being said, once your conference time/appointment has been confirmed (you will be sent an email from PTCFast) to please SAVE that email or enter the information in your calendar, to quickly access this information and ZOOM link on the appropriate conference date for each individual conference you schedule.

With hosting conferences in this format, each conference is consequently shorter than usual. Accordingly, you may find that the teacher with whom you wish to speak to has already been booked up. If this is the case, please reach out to that teacher over email to arrange a phone conference for another time. Lake Middle School's Staff Directory

Please note that parent-teacher conferences are optional. If your child is progressing and performing successfully, there is no need for a conference. However, if you have specific concerns or questions regarding your child, we encourage you to sign-up for a conference and/or reach out to a staff member by email or phone.

**Support staff including special education, school psychologist, social worker, counselors, speech, EL, gifted and talented, etc. will also be available during our conference dates. You can sign-up for a time with them at the same link being offered for all staff members.


If you need an interpreter for your conference, please contact your student’s counselor by Tuesday, January 24th:

6th Grade Counselor - Jamie Jankowski,, 651-425-6491
7th Grade Counselor - Kami Altman,, 651-425-6449
8th Grade Counselor - Jacqueline Valek,, 651-425-6409


Cultural Liaisons commonly support students with cultural adjustment, social emotional development, academic success, leadership skills, and career and college readiness. Liaisons are available to help any SoWashCo student. If you would like to speak with Ms. Mee Xiong Yang, she can be reached at the contact information below.

Lake Middle School's Cultural Liaison
Mee Xiong Yang,, 651-425-3709


As parents, we encourage you to check Schoology to monitor your child’s grades/performance which is updated regularly by teachers. This is your most immediate source of updated academic performance/progress. We also encourage you to consult Schoology for additional class information including assignments and upcoming assessments. 

If you have any Schoology questions, please first visit our SoWashCo Technology Support Page. If you need additional assistance, please contact Casey Tody at  


If you have any further questions about parent/teacher conferences, please contact the Lake Middle School Front Office at 651-425-6400. 


Please know that you never have to wait until parent/teacher conferences to connect with Lake staff. If you have questions or need for clarification, please contact our staff members at any time! We are here to help!  Lake Middle School Staff Directory

Again, please feel free to contact your child’s teachers at any time throughout the school year with any questions you may have. We want to partner with you to help your child be as successful as possible!


  • Trimester 2:  November 28th through March 3rd
  • Trimester 3:  March 14th through June 6th
  • Last Day of School for 6th-8th Graders: Tuesday, June 6th


Lake Middle School Calendar 

Lake Middle School Day A/Day B Calendar

SoWashCo District Calendar 

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