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  • Lockdown drill; a letter to parents & guardians.
    April 10, 2018


    Dear Parents & Guardians,

    Today at 9:15 a.m. we executed an unannounced lockdown drill, our second lockdown drill of the year. Each school year, all MSAD #61 schools perform lockdown drills to ensure that protocols and safety measures are in place. Monthly, the district’s Emergency Response Team meets to review incidents that have taken place across the country, including ongoing improvements to Lake Region schools that would support a more effective response to potential incidents at our local level.

    In an effort to more accurately assess the effectiveness of our response protocols, today’s drill was unannounced. Simulating an authentic lockdown situation gives us invaluable feedback, and we can use that data to improve our processes here at the middle school to ensure your student’s safety in times of potential crisis. Frequently, local law enforcement officials support our drills, and they have excellent feedback to offer as well.

    Please feel free to contact me with any questions you may have regarding our lockdown drill today, or any of the measures we put in place to prepare for emergency response situations. Additionally, take this opportunity to speak with your child regarding their experience in today’s drill. I understand this can be a stressful and unnerving experience for many individuals, and we conscientiously plan to support kids through our school counselors and in-building social workers.

    Thank you for your continued support of Lake Region Middle School and our amazing students and teachers; we are always seeking to grow and improve. Your support makes that possible.


    Sincerely,




    Matt Lokken
  • The School Day Extended One Hour
    March 20, 2018

    Dear Parents/Guardians,

    Happy Spring! As winter has left us with a number of snow days to make up, the School Board has elected to use 10 extended days to account for two of the missed school days. We have completed one of the “extra hour Wednesdays,” leaving us with nine more days that will be extended by one hour.

    The dates for the extended hour school day are as follows:
    Wednesdays: March 21, 28; April 4, 11 (total of 4 days remaining)
    Mondays: March 26; April 2, 9, 23, 30 (total 5 days)

    Thank you very much for your flexibility in assisting us to reduce the number of make-up days added to the end of the school year. Please contact me with any questions you may have.


    Sincerely,


    Matt Lokken
  • Congratulations to First Semester Honor Roll students!
    Lake Region Middle School highly values the hard work and dedication of its students. In celebration of that academic achievement, students are recognized twice during the year at the end of each semester. Students can achieve "Honors" or "High Honors." Students selected for Honors scored "Proficient" on his or her academic standards for all classes. Students receiving High Honors achieved "Advanced Proficiency" or "Exceeding Proficiency" for at least one academic standard in addition to scoring "Proficient" on all other standards. Congratulations to the following students:



    6th grade High Honors

    Izabell Apovian, Lauren Berge, Maddison Brown, Nolan Burton, Susie Butler, Caleb Cole,
    Joseph Deschenes, Griffin Duigan, Evan Duprey, Leah Edwards, Brady Emery, Brooke Gerry,
    Reiyn Hart, Inge Inninger, Kasey Johnson, Kolbie, Kaeser, John Kimball, Jr., Ava LaBarge,
    Abigail Lavoie, Joshua Legere, Brian Lucy, Kevin Lucy, Hunter Martin, Jasmin Mei, Albert Miller,
    Kylie Myers, Kylee Nason, Kaley Noyes, Alice O’Connor, Jacqueline Ordway, Ashley Pelletier,
    Sadie Plummer, Mackenzie Putnam, Lauren Roy, Tamara Rusakovich, Brianna Shaw,
    Hanna Siebert, Ava Smith, Mallory Smith, Bhavnish Tucker

    7th grade High Honors

    Addison Allen, Natalie Blais, Elizabeth Brewer, Ian Carras, Jacob Chadbourne, Tristan Cormier, Samantha Donahue, Carly Dyer, Alecssander Freitas, Kailee Gaudreau, Elizabeth Gray,
    Ezra Gronlund, Larissa Harmon, Peyton Klein, Samuel Knowles, Rachel Lake, Caitlin Lees, Sydney London, Melissa Mayo, Abby Miller, Alexa Mitchell, Annabell Montgomery,
    Ryan Philbrook, Madison Pond, Elissa Potter, Madison Richard, Emily Rock, Caitlin Ross,
    Dexter Thayer, Owen Theriault, Samantha Vincent, Brayden Warde








    8th grade High Honors

    Trinity Attwood, Allison Baker, Libby Blais, Jonathan Boos, Rebecca Caron, Brendan Chanda,
    Corbin Hatch, Eleanor Cowan, David Delvecchio, Noah Duprey, Abigail Elsaesser,
    Samuel Fickett, Hannah Fitzpatrick, Jacob Gilmore, Genevieve Goodspeed, Elle Hall,
    Kaytrien Hall, Tavyn Hazelton, Alex Kuvaja, Sabrina Lopez, Ronin Martin, Annie Miller,
    Annie O’Connor, Keegan Owens, Ainsley Pendexter, Leah Plummer, Emily Ranco, Caydence Riley, Kate Rose, Emma Rothrock, Brody Sanberg, Kaleece Scott, Wilson Secord,
    Shelby Sheldrick, Marty Shimko, Elizabeth Smith, Trey Spearrin, Rebekah Symonds, Sadie Tirell, Brooke Toole, Keeli Towne, Nicholas Towns, Elizabeth Trainor, Nathaniel Wilson

    8th grade Honors

    Samuel Brown, Keeley Elliot, Katie Holbrook, Hailee Landman
  • Honoring science through art...
    Honoring science through art...
    Artwork by Ciara Huggins.
  • Citizen science at LRMS
    Citizen science at LRMS
    Eighth grade students under the supervision of Mary Jewett and L.E.A. record measurements at a Forestry Inventory Growth (FIG) plot at Lake Region Middle School.
  • Celebrating the colors of diversity.
    Celebrating the colors of diversity.
    A welcoming mural in the halls of LRMS.
  • LRMS thespians in rehearsal
    LRMS thespians in rehearsal
    Lake Region Drama Club performed the play Dear Edwina.
  • Laker talent...
    Laker talent...
    Dear Edwina...performed by LRMS Drama Club.
  • Laker Pride!
    Laker Pride!
    A sea of blue and gold at a LRMS pep rally.
Student Links

HERE IS WHAT'S HAPPENING at the Middle School

11 days ago

Garden Club announces new compost program! 


From April 23 - May 11th LRMS will be field testing a compost program in the school cafeteria. Any food waste such as banana peels, uneaten bread, meat, and dairy can be placed in the compost bins. 

Thank you to Eco Maine for their support of this project through the School Recycling Grant program!




From Kernel to Muffin

The Katahdin Garden Club recently ground corn to make cornmeal- and then baked muffins! 

A big thank you to Mrs. Moulton and Mr. Forbes for their help in making this possible!

Kernel to Muffin

The Katahdin Garden Club recently ground corn to make cornmeal and then baked muffins! 

A big thank you to Mrs. Moulton and Mr. Forbes for their help in making this possible!

Project Based Learning Results

This slideshow has pictures from Cadillac student work.  You will see examples of 3D Printing and Robotics.

Student Poetry

In Mrs. Boyce's Enrichment course students are practicing the art of poetry.  Here are the results to the students work.

By Bill Callahan

LRMS Garden Club
See what's happening with Katahdin enrichment opportunities!