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Fifth Grade Teacher Named Top Educator at LES

Lou Ann Vaught has been selected by her colleagues at Teacher of the Year at Lakeland Elementary School (LES). The fifth grade math and science...

LSB Meeting: “Day on the Hill” Plans

During the Lakeland School Board (LSB) meeting tonight (Feb. 13), members approved the legislative agenda which will be presented in Nashville Feb. 21 during...

Storybook Characters Coming to LES This Month

Peter and Wendy are coming to Lakeland Elementary School (LES) Feb. 25 for one performance, featuring LES students as the cast members. It’s the Missoula...

LSB Work Session: LES students honor Board

By Carl Helton, Lakeland Currents In honor of TSBA (Tennessee School Board Association) School Board Recognition Week, the Lakeland School System (LSS) thanked the five Lakeland...

LES Student Won Chess Championship

Fourth-grade student Audrey Crossgrove took first place in the All-Girls Scholastic Chess Championship Jan. 29 at the University of Memphis. Genny Kilpatrick, sponsor at Lakeland...

LEF – A foundation for Lakeland Schools

By Tanya Wallace, Lakeland Education Foundation Do you know the Lakeland Education Foundation? LEF began in 2014 with the following objectives: To encourage, recognize, and...

Principal Lockhart Shares LES News

By Joretha Lockhart Lakeland Elementary School principal The second semester is always busy at LES. This past Friday, we hosted our 2nd Annual Cop Stop. Several...

Deputies “Cop Stop” at LES

Over a dozen Shelby County Sheriff’s Office (SCSO) deputies came for lunch Jan. 13 compliments of parents and their crock pots.  It was the...

Teacher Openings Posted for LMPS

From Dr. Ted Horrell, superintendent of Lakeland School System: We've just posted our first teaching positions for the new Lakeland Middle Preparatory School (Grades 5-8)...

LES Spelling Bee Champ

Carter Whitworth won the Lakeland Elementary School Spelling Bee last month. He advances to the Greater Memphis Spelling Bee Feb. 11 at Al Chymia...