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April/May 2015

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  • MISSION STATEMENTThe mission of Lake Minneola High School is to empower

    students to achieve academic success by graduating from high school prepared for post-secondary education or meaningful employment.



    101 N. HANCOCK RD MINNEOLA, FL 34715 (352) 394 - 9600


    Mrs. Linda Shepherd-Miller, Principal

    Ms. Rhonda Boykin, Assistant PrincipalMr. Devon Cole, Assistant Principal

    Mrs. Irene James, Assistant PrincipalMs. Cyndi Page, Assistant PrincipalMr. Roger Rice, Assistant Principal

    APRIL/MAY IMPORTANT EVENTS AwardsNightforSeniorsisMay18that6:00pm with Scholarships Ceremony

    immediately following.

    DeadlineforBrightFuturesCommunityServiceHours for Seniors is May 29.


    Yearbookswill arrive the first week of May and will be distributed on a day designated by the administration. There are only about 60 books left to sell. The cost is $75 and needs to be cash only at this time.

    PromisMay9 at the Royal Pacific Resort at Universal. Tickets are currently being sold; see LMHS website for details.

    Students, it is important that youtakeyourCTEcourseCertificationtests. Certification test can help a student not only to become employed, but can assist you in getting into higher education courses. It may be one more test to take, but it is so important to your futures in making sure you are C2ready.


    If your child is enrolled in one of the following courses he or she will be required to take the Florida Standards Assessment for that course in the Spring of 2015:

    Algebra 1 Geometry Algebra 2 9th, 10th or 11th Grade English

    Language Arts

    Families are encouraged to take advantage of the information and resources available on the Florida Standards Assessments portal ( and the FDOE website ( More resources will be made available throughout the 20142015 school year, so parents and students should check these websites regularly for updates.

    On is a Training Test. Use the following link to access the test. may sign-in as a guest, select the appropriate grade level from the drop-down menu and choose the appropriate training test.

    The Commencement Ceremony for the Lake Minneola High School Graduating Class of 2015 will be on the 29th day of May at 8 pm in the Hawks Athletic Complex.


    The Lake County School Board, in partnership with the Lake County Board of County Commissioners, is offering scholarships for Behind-the-Wheel Driving classes to eligible Lake County high school students. To be eligible, a student must be a resident of Lake County, currently attend high school or be a registered home school student, have proof of automobile insurance and possess a valid Florida learner license at least one week prior to the first day of class. Scholarships are awarded on a first-come, first-served basis and are not based on financial need.


    Students participating in the BTW program will receive10 hours of actual behind-the-wheel driving instruction and 20 hours of driving observation.

    Classes originate from a Lake County Public High School or the Career-Technical, Adult & Community Education office in Howey-in-the-Hills, Florida. Classes are held on weekday afternoons, Saturdays and during selected school breaks.

    BTW instructors are Lake County School District teachers who are certified by the State to provide driving instruction.

    Vehicles used for Behind-the-Wheel driving classes are clearly marked student driver and have an additional brake for the instructor.

    Students are assigned to classes of three students on a first-come, first-served basis and must have a valid Florida learner license and proof of automobile insurance to participate.

    For more information, call (352) 253-6780.

    To get to the registration form, please click on the following link;


    APRIL4/17/2015 7:30 AM FSA Reading 9th grade make-ups

    4/17/2015 7:30 AM Mathlympics Competition @ LSSC

    4/17/2015 5:00 PM HOSA Relay for Life @ Gray Middle

    4/17/2015 7:00 PM Var. Baseball vs. South Lake @ South Lake

    4/18/2015 8:00 AM ACT @ East Ridge

    MAY5/9/20105 7:00 PM - 12:00 AM Prom @ Royal Pacific Resort

    5/11/2015 6:00 PM SAC Committee Meeting

    5/18/2015 6:00 PM Awards Night for Seniors

    5/25/2015 Memorial Day / Student Holiday

    5/29/2015 8:00 PM Commencement Ceremony

    JUNE6/4/2015 Last Day of Classes