Creating the Leaders of Tomorrow
Lawton Academy provides a differentiated curriculum aimed at meeting the needs of gifted students. Classes are designed to engage students in meaningful research, to develop problem-solving strategies, and to promote critical and creative thinking through a rigorous curriculum that not only satisfies their intellectual curiosity, but also creates the opportunity for maximizing potential. Students at Lawton Academy are required to explore the arts and academics fully, with participation in advanced-level classes and fine arts (music, art, technology, public speaking/theater) being required of all students. Being identified as a "gifted learner" is not necessary for admission. Many of our students are self-motivated learners who enjoy the opportunity to work alongside others committed to the learning process.
Accredited by AdvancED
Lawton Academy is accredited by North Central Association, Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement (NCA CASI)/AdvancEd which is recognized for accreditation by the Oklahoma State Department of Education.
We also offer scholarship opportunities through the Opportunity Scholarship Fund, a tax-credit scholarship fund that provides scholarships to Oklahoma K-12 students.
- No wrestling or running club — Tuesday, Jan. 16
- January "Frosty" Pancake Run — Thursday, Jan. 18 @ 7:00 a.m.
- Westmoor Wrestling Tournament — Saturday, Jan. 20
- Prague Speech Competition (secondary) — Fri & Sat, Jan 26 & 27
- Comanche Speech Competition (secondary) — Fri & Sat, Feb 2 & 3
- Circle the State with Song Workshop & Concert — Tuesday, Jan. 30 all day
- Picture Re-take orders due — Wednesday, Jan. 31
- Yearbook orders due — Friday, Feb. 3
- mBot Sumo Wrestling Matches — Tuesday, March 6 from 3:30 - 4:30
LilJnuary "Frosty" Pancake Run this Thursday
We are doing the January “Frosty” Pancake Run this Friday, Jan. 19 at 7:00 a.m. Dress warm to beat the winter blues and see the sun rise. A warm pancake breakfast is served to all finishers. Note - Forecasted temps in the 40's. Please dress appropriately.
Westmoore Wrestling Tournament Open/NOVICE Location: Westmoore HS Gym - 12613 S. Western, OKC Date: Saturday, January 20, 2018 Schedule 6:00 pm—6: 30 pm Friday Weigh in at MacArthur Noon: Meet Coaches Perez & Smith Novice will begin no earlier than 1 pm In order to wrestle in this tournament, Parents must register each wrestler at http://www.trackwrestling.com IF you experience difficulties registering, please let Coach Smith [678-4023] help. Courtesy text appreciated after successful registration. Online Entry Fee - $15.00 ENTRY DEADLINE is 1/19/2018 by 10:00 pm
It;s time to order yearbooks
Yearbook order forms are going home today. Yearbooks must be ordered by Friday, Feb. 3, and the payment for the yearbook is due with the order. Our yearbooks this year are $35. Checks can be made payable to LAAS. The yearbooks typically arrive the first week of May. .
The Principal/Parent conferences have been going very well so far! If you haven’t signed up for one yet, please do so. Also, if you must reschedule, please let Mrs. Smith know. She checks the Doc in the morning, but sometimes it gets changed during the day. If you accidentally miss your appointment, please make a new appointment on the Doc. Please don’t forget to bring your child along. Thank you!
Those who had picture re-takes last week should have received an email from Mrs. Smith regarding how to order the pictures. Please let me know if you did not receive that email. Also, if you didn't have re-takes done, but you missed ordering the first pictures, you can order now. Just write Mrs. Smith for an order form. All orders are due by Jan. 31.
mBots are back!
mBot Sumo Wrestling Matches! Tuesday, March 6 3:30—4:30 Time to dust off your mBots and rig them out for Sumo Wrestling! The object of this quarter’s game is to push your opponent off the gamefield. You may add anything to your mBot, as long as it does not damage the opponent mBot. You may bring your mBot on Fridays to practice, or you can keep it a secret till the game!
It's hard to believe that TriOpinion has been around for almost two years! Mrs. Smith has added an index at the bottom of every page so that you can access previous blogs more easily!
TriOpinion is a three-generation blog hosted by Mrs. Johnson, Mrs. Smith, and her daughter Bria (a LAAS graduate). Topics are updated on Sundays and always pertain to some aspect of being/raising gifted kids. This week's topic: Deadlines.Visit TriOpinion.com
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