Welcome to Middle School Grades 6th - 8th

LCS middle school students gain real world-applicable skills and knowledge in conjunction with advanced academic concepts. Students learn how to properly manage time, handle big feelings, develop communication skills and utilize their knowledge and talents to their maximum potential so society can have the next generation of athletes, politicians, teachers, bankers, healthcare workers, and Americans who voice opinions and enact positive progress while cherishing their values.

Nurturing Wisdom:

Students learn to respect an adult's authority while growing into their own critically-thinking person. Students learn they are responsible for their choices. Teachers and staff routinely talk deeply and frankly with students about the challenges they will face as young teens, about the importance of focused study and practice, about understanding the basis of the founding of the country and the Christian religion, as well as other world religions so they can actively and effectively contribute to  society. LCS students learn to use their minds, respect others, be actively civically engaged, and one day nurture their own successful families.

Class size: 

  • Maximum student to teacher ratio 6th through 8th grade classes: 22:1

Arrival:

  • The middle school day begins at 8:00 AM. Students are tardy at 8:15 AM.
  • Early arrival:  Supervision will be provided in the Cafeteria from 7:15 AM for students who must arrive early.

Dismissal:

  • Middle school students dismiss at 3:05 PM.

Academics: 

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  • LCS's middle school program is accredited by the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI).
  • A variety of publishers are utilized for our students including Bob Jones, Saxon and others. The administration and faculty strive to provide the best academic curriculum to the students of LCS. All students have Bible as a class each day.
  • Students in grades 6-8 participate in academic events sponsored by ACSI such as Math Olympics and Spelling Bee.
  • Middle school students also take the Terra Nova Achievement Test annually.

Chapel: 

  • All Middle School students meet together in the library for a weekly chapel service designed to meet the specific needs of this age group and led by Mr. Stoecker.

Community Service: 

  • Middle School students bring offerings to give to different organizations each Quarter, such as Samaritan's Purse and Bibles for Iran. They also support with prayer and finances former students who are now on the mission field.

Student Mentoring & Leadership:

LCS middle school students mentor elementary students through reading buddies and prayer buddies, forming friendships and deep spiritual connections. The LCS mentoring program is vital for students of all ages and develops leadership, communication, and empathy.


LCS Middle School teachers love our students! Every child in every class is taught to see their value. If students are able to see the value in themselves, they will treat others with value, too. We teach students to value education and their place in society for the “Grand Story” we are living. We are vital and so are others. Learning Today, Leading Tomorrow… even in Middle School.”
— Kay Behrens, Middle School Lead Teacher
 
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