Middle School





Pledge of Allegiance – Mikayla Silvey




 PTO is sponsoring FUN NIGHT for 5th & 6th grades will be Friday, March 23rd. It will begin at 7:00pm and go until 9:00pm. The cost to get in is $5.00 per person. A concession stand will also be open to purchase snacks. Please make sure your ride is here promptly at 9:00 to pick you up.

Kitchen give-a-ways: Starting Monday, March 19th and going until Thursday, March 29th the kichen is giving you a chance to win prizes. Everytime you purchase a breakfast you can put a guess in a jar for the number of jelly beans. Whoever comes the closest will win the jar of jelly beans. Everytime you eat a lunch you can put your name in a drawing for a Easter bunny. A name will be drawn out after lunch on Thursday, March 29th.

CONGRATULATIONS to Sweetie Lunn! Sweetie was declared by OPPA Food Management, receipe winner in both the district and regional areas. The winning recipe was her Cardinal Nest Cheesy Chicken. This receipe will advance to the national level on April 11th in Neosho, Missouri and is sponsored by Tyson.Lets all wish Sweetie good luck in the national contest!!

Lift-a-Thon pledges are due tomorrow (Tuesday).

Agility training will be on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 7:00 AM.  This will take the place of the speed development program, as we have finished the 12 week program.





Middle School Weekly Bulletin      




March 12th-16th     

Commons Duty: (7:50-8:10) – Ericka Lang

Bus Duty: A.M. (7:45-8:05) – Ryan Blakely

Office Help: (7:50-8:10) – Jennifer Reynolds

Pledge of Allegiance- Kinley Wilkins


Monday- Book Fair 12th-16th  730a-810a Rm # 142

March 12th 1st Day of MS Track Practice



March 13th


Wednesday- MS Track Parent Meeting 5p MS Gym

March 14th PSAT 8th Grade Test- 1st-3rd Hrs




March 15th



Friday- 8th Grade Constitution Field Trip

March 16th


Office Page

by Tammy Dunn

Hello and welcome to Lawson Middle School, home of the Fighting Cardinals. Our building is home to 424 fifth through eighth graders. Our mission is to provide the educational and social stepping stone for all students to proceed to high school with a broad academic basis, a positive attitude, self esteem and above all an eagerness to learn. 

Our goals and expectations of the students:

-Represent our school in an outstanding manner.
-Work to the best of your ability.
-Treat others with dignity, worth and respect.
-Keep our campus beautiful and clean.
-Obey all the rules and regulations set forth by your teachers and the school.
-Reach beyond your grasp and learn new things.
-Make us all proud of you.

Education is not the filling of a bucket, but the lighting of a fire.
-- W. B. Yeats

Have a wonderful year!!!!!!!

Principal:  Tammy Dunn
Assistant Principal:  Chad Lang

Secretaries: Kim Hill, Ashley Coffman, and Julie Bright 

Please feel free to contact the office with any questions at 816-580-7279. 

Our office hours are 7:30 am to 3:20 pm.



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Lawson Middle School

2017-2018 School Supply List

5th Grade Supply List

2” 3 ring binder or Trapper Keeper

2 - 4 oz. glue

1 - 200 ct. wide rule notebook paper

2 – Pocket folders with brads

1 box—10ct. classic thick markers

1 box –10ct. classic thin markers

1 pack- 3” x 3” sticky notes

2 – black dry erase markers

20 - No. 2 pencils with erasers

20 Pencil top erasers

2 – 120-160 ct. large tissues

24 ct. crayons

1 Pack of 100 count 3x5 lined index cards

7” sharp scissors

2 – 70 count spiral notebook

Blue med. ink pens

Zipper pencil bag

Large Plastic Art supply box (pencil bags aren’t large enough)(Plastic shoe boxes or reused ice cream tubs have worked well in the past)

7”  12ct. Colored pencils

2 – Composition Books

1 pair of inexpensive ear buds

4 pack glue sticks

4 plastic folders (red, blue, green, yellow)


6th Grade Supply List

2” binder

2 - Pocket only folders (no brads)

1 pkg. 100 count index cards (lined, 3x5)

Loose leaf lined paper

12 – Red ink pens

12 – Blue ink pens

12 ct. colored pencils (regular 7”)

24 - No. 2 pencils

Classic Thick Markers

24 ct. crayons

Pencil top erasers

2-160 count tissues

Flexible ruler – standard & metric


4 oz. glue

2 – 70 ct. spiral notebooks for Spelling & Lang. Arts

1 – 5 subject spiral notebook for Math

2 – highlighters

1 pair of inexpensive ear buds

1 - Expand file/letter size or binder with folders (available at Wal-mart)

Specialized 8 pocket portfolio with plastic binding – (available at the Middle School office for $2.25)


7th School Supply List

2 black dry erase markers

Boxes of tissues (at least 2 please—will be shared with the 7th grade classes)

Notebooks/Notebook paper (wide or college rule)


Pens (black, blue and red)

Folders to organize homework/graded papers

1 ½” 3 ring binder with a clear plastic pocket on the front (for English)

1 pkg of notecards (for English)

Graph paper (for Math/Science)


All 7th graders take Art for a semester. Here are the supplies needed for Art Class and may be needed for other classes:

Wooden pencils

Colored pencils






Notebook paper

Art box


8th Grade Supply List

All students need paper, pencils and a way to organize themselves (binder, expand-a-file, etc.)  There is no set school supply list for 8th grade.  Kleenexes are welcome by all teachers.  Some teachers will request a few extra items for their classes. Please read all syllabi.  Thanks.


Student Accident Insurance

The optional student accident insurance has converted from a paper application to an electronic application process.  All information can be located at the following website:

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