Lehigh Acres Middle School recently held school elections for various offices and is pleased to announce the results:
Student Council President: Paige Venhuizen
Student Council Vice President: Josue Montero-Cervantes
Student Council Secretary: Trinity Doss
Student Council Historian: Alexia Rodriquez
8th Grade Officers:
President: Tashae Rawlins
Vice President: Yuneisis Valdes
7th Grade Officers:
President: Ranaja Adams
Vice President: Destinee Browning
6th Grade Officers:
President: Amaria Tarver
Vice President: Bella Rose Jenkins
On Friday, October 17th, Lehigh Acres Middle School was proud to present its annual Dinner Theater. Students from the Drama and Music Departments performed songs with a spooky theme and a murder mystery melodrama.
Guests dined on spaghetti and salad while they enjoyed LAMS’ first performance of the year. Ms. Emilie Schmidt from the Drama Department and Ms. Catherine May from the Music Department coordinated the event enjoyed by all.
Lehigh Acres Middle School has a new Administrative Team led by new Principal Mrs. Neketa Watson. Mrs. Watson, a graduate of Jackson State University in Jackson, Mississippi, and eight year Army veteran replaces Mr. Joe Pitura who accepted a position with the Lee County Virtual School.
Prior to coming to LAMS Mrs. Watson served as a teacher in Lee County and most recently held Assistant Principal positions at both Lehigh Senior and East Lee County High Schools respectively. Mrs. Watson is very familiar with the cultures and demographics of the East Zone and is excited to be in her new position. “Helping students see the value in education and knowing that education unlocks doors to better opportunities” was the motivating force why Mrs. Watson selected education as her chosen profession.
Ms. Loma’s Art classes at Lehigh Acres Middle School showing how they have re-painted the school’s picnic tables with creative designs.
Lehigh Acres Middle School is pleased to announce its school nurse, Ms. Gabrielle Camarda , has been recognized as the Middle School “Nurse of the Year” by the School District of Lee County and will be recognized at a future board meeting.
“Nurse Gabby” has been serving in the Lee County Schools as a Nurse for the past 8 years with the last 3 at Lehigh Acres Middle School.
Lehigh Acres Middle School Cambridge students had the pleasure of attending the Community Day Concert: Cinco de Mayo on Saturday May 3, 2014 hosted by the Naples Philharmonic. The concert featured traditional pieces performed by the Naples Philharmonic and the Mariachi Voices of America. Students enjoyed the music and were impressed with the ambiance of the symphony, its conductor, the variety of instruments in the symphony band and the tempo and vivacious presentation of the Mariachi Band.
Lehigh Acres Middle Schools’ Student Chess Club recently participated in a Swiss Style (Round Robin) Chess Match held at Pinewoods Elementary School. There were over 100 players taking part in the tournament from middle schools all over Southwest Florida. Lehigh Middle School student Anthony DeJesus represented LAMS well as Anthony had three wins and one draw to finish in third place. Congratulations to Anthony and Coach Sam Sokhanvari for a great effort.
Also The Lehigh Acres Middle School Math Team under the guidance of math teacher Chelsea Montgomery competed at a district competition on Saturday May 10th. The Algebra team-Christian Bellissimo, Aedan Deyto, Michael Hintz and Kyle Sousa-competed in three categories including team event, an individual test and the lightening round. They finished in 9th place overall out of twenty schools across Lee County.
Lehigh Acres Middle School is pleased to announce a number of its 8th grade students recently went on a field trip to Florida Gulf Coast University. Students were able to take a tour of the campus, sit in on classes and enjoyed a day of college life at FGCU.
Teachers Sandi Nichols and Connie Cordero coordinated the trip and were pleased to report the visit to FGCU was a huge success.
Faculty, staff and students “ham it up” at Lehigh Acres Middle School (LAMS) Night at McDonald’s Restaurant on Homestead Road in Lehigh Acres. The night serves as a fund-raiser from 5:00-8:00pm for the school as a portion of the proceeds from sales go directly to the school. LAMS is very appreciative to have McDonalds as a partner in the community.