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  • Lackawanna Middle School
    School BEDS Code: 141800010005

    500 Martin Rd
    Lackawanna, NY 14218
    (716) 821-5610
    Fax: (716) 821-5622
    Main Office Hours:
    7:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
    Bethany Schill, Principal
    Kevin Barrett, Assistant Principal

    Geraldine Rodriguez, Secretary

    Guidance Office for Middle/High Schools
    Fax: 827-6786
    Attendance Office for Middle/High Schools
    821-5610 ext. 2922

    Welcome To Lackawanna Middle School
    The Lackawanna Middle School is comprised of 380 students in grades 6-8. The diversity of our community is considered a strength in our school. Students learn to study, work and socialize in an environment that fosters mutual understanding and respect. It is our hope that because of the experiences our students face each day, they are better prepared to deal with an increasingly diverse society at large.
    Stay Connected
    This year we will be utilizing several means of communication and we hope that you find them useful! Stay in touch with: 
    •  The Principal's Blog - Click the link and look for announcements, stories, and events shared with you directly from Principal Schill.

    • Remind - This is a notification tool to send text messages and emails to parents as reminders of events or changes in schedules. Registration is free and your cell number and email is not shared amongst users. To sign onto this tool, simply text @lmsprin to 81010 or to receive email messages only, send an email to, leaving the subject line blank. You can also click the Remind Link above and sign up online. Registration is completely free and your cell number and email is not shared amongst users.
    • Our quarterly newsletter will be sent home with all students.

    • Looking at our Middle School Online Calendar.
    School Mission
    The Lackawanna Middle School will assist and empower students to be responsible life-long learners who are prepared to excel in a culturally diverse society both in and beyond the classroom.

    School Vision 
    Respect + Responsibility + Reading = Success
    The students at Lackawanna Middle School will be educated in a safe, productive environment where motivated learners follow a standards-based curriculum facilitated by highly certified and dedicated teachers, support staff, and actively engaged parents.



    View the Middle School's supply lists for the 2018-19 school year on the School Supply Lists page.

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    The YWCA Summer Club program for Lackawanna Middle School students begins July 9. The club offers engaging activities and field trips that support students’ academic, social, emotional and physical wellness.

    Students entering grades 6, 7 and 8 in fall 2018 are eligible for enrollment. To enroll your child in this year's program, view and complete the enrollment packet, as well as the meal selection form and income eligibility form.

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    As a result of a vendor change in phone services, the district has moved forward with a new main phone number for incoming calls. The new number is (716) 821-5610.

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    Lackawanna Middle School and the YWCA have partnered together to offer Lackawanna Middle School students a FREE Extended School Day. Program hours are 2:04-4:34 p.m. on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. The staff works together to provide engaging activities and enrichment programs offered during afterschool hours that focus on four themes: Health and Wellness, Leader in Me, Science Academy and Artists’ Academy.

    View more information and the enrollment packet for the Extended School Day Program.

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  • EXTRA HELP AVAILABLE  - School Start/End Times Change to Accommodate Extra Help 

    In an effort to address parental and teacher concerns regarding additional classroom assistance for students in grades 6-12, Lackawanna High School and Middle School have adjusted school start and end times.  The school day now offers an additional 30 minutes after school for students to seek extra help from their teachers. A late bus will be provided for eligible students.

    The following are the new times for the school day:

    Middle School / High School:
    Breakfast Begins: 7:15 AM 
    Period 1 Begins: 7:30 AM
    School Day Ends: 2:04 PM
    Extra Help Extended Period Ends: 2:34 PM

    فصول التقوية متوفرة الآن لإحتياجات الطلبة، أوقات بداية الدوام المدرسي/أوقات نهاية الدوام المدرسي قد تم تغييرها وفقاً لتوفير فصول التقوية الدراسية في كل المواد المدرسية

    تلبيةً لملاحظات الآباء و المعلمين بخصوص إيجاد حلول جادة لتحسين المستوى الدراسي لدى طلبة و طالبات المراحل الإعدادية و الثانوية - من الصف 6 و لغاية الصف 12 . عملت مدرسة لاكوانا الإعدادية و مدرسة لاكوانا الثانوية على تعديل أوقات الدوام المدرسي. اليوم الدراسي الآن يقدم 30 دقيقة إضافية بعد نهاية الدوام المدرسي للطلبة للإنضمام إلى فصول التقوية المقدمة من مدرس/مدرسة المادة. مع توفر باص خاص لتوصيل الطلبة الذين يرتادون الباص عادةً بعد الإتنهاء من فصول التقوية.

    و أوقات الدوام الدراسي الجديدة هي

    المدرسة الإعدادية/ المدرسة الثانوية
    موعد وجبة الإفطار الصباحية : 7:15 صباحاً
    موعد بداية الحصة الأولى: 7:30 صباحاً
    موعد نهاية الدوام المدرسي : 2:04 مساءً

    موعد الإنتهاء من فصول التقوية: 2:34 مساءً

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    The APP (Athletic Placement Process) is required for any seventh- and eighth-grade student wishing to play any JV or Varsity sport. Specific details from the New York State Public High School Athletic Association Inc. can be found by reading the memo.

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    As part of our comprehensive intervention plan, the District Attendance Teacher, Mrs. Meagan Bender, monitors, collects and reports student attendance data. She also serves as part of the District Data Team and is the District McKinney Vento representative for homeless students/families. She can be reached at 821-5610 ext. 2922 or

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