First Posted: 8/20/2008
Dr. Margaret Billings-Jones, superintendent of the Lakeland School District, has released the scheduled activities for the opening of the 2008-09 school year. All district faculty will report to the Lakeland Junior Senior High School on Monday, Aug. 25 at 8 a.m. Meetings and activities for the day will conclude at 3:05 p.m. Students will report for classes on Tuesday, Aug. 26. All students grades 7 to 12 will report to their first period class. The 2008-09 time schedule for teachers and students is as follows: 8:10 a.m. teachers arrive 3:15 p.m. teachers depart. 8:15 a.m. students arrive 3:02 students depart. 7:40 a.m. teachers arrive 2:45 p.m. teachers depart. 7:45 a.m. students arrive 2:40 p.m. students depart. Any parent with a child residing in the Lakeland School District who has not yet registered in the Lakeland School District is reminded that student registration and health and immunization records should be completed prior to the start of the school year. No child can be admitted to school without the proper health and immunization records in accordance with the Pennsylvania Department of Health regulations. Cafeteria services will be open on the first day of school. The school breakfast is $1 for students, reduced cost .03 cents. School lunch is $1.70, reduced cost .40 cents and milk is .45 cents. Students are reminded to dress in accordance with the school uniform policy. All junior-senior high school students will receive a parent/student handbook the first day of school. Parents are encouraged to read the handbook and discuss the information contained in the handbook with their child. Bus schedules will be published in The Abington Journal, Carbondale News and The Advantage. For details, call 254-9485.