Learn More About GENTS
Gentlemen Exemplifying Nobility Through Service is an organization that mold young men into fine gentlemen. They strive for academic excellence, community service, the fellowship of brotherhood. Our Mission statement says: We dedicate ourselves to the advancement of each other as well as the communities we belong to. While maintaining an open mind, we strive for excellence and adhere to the right of being diverse. Gentlemen Exemplifying Nobility Through Service aspires for, Respect, Integrity, Communication, and Excellence throughout every endeavor we encounter.
Directors: Baker & McElwain
Learn More About Music
Music is one of the seven intelligences identified in the brain and the only one that utilizes all seven intelligences simultaneously. Participating in a music class offers opportunities to perform, attend concerts and field trips to various places. Music students meet on Mondays and Tuesdays after school.
Learn More About Math Counts
Math Counts is an activity for 6th - 8th grade students with exceptional math ability and an interest in learning to solve challenging problems. Skills learned are useful on math tests such as the SAT or ACT exams and in high school math classes. The top eight students will represent the school in the spring at a county level tournament. Top county teams go on to the state tournament. The Math Counts team will meet on Wednesdays through March.
National Junior Honor Society
Sponsors: Hunt & Mathews
Learn More About NJHS
Membership in the National Junior Honor Society is both an honor and a responsibility. Selection is based on the student's service, leadership, character, and citizenship during his/her 7th grade year at L.C.M.A. A GPA of 3.7 or above is required for membership. Members are expected to maintain the standards of the Lawton Chiles Middle Academy Chapter of the National Junior Honor Society. The Honor Society meets 4 to 5 times a year. There is a $10 induction fee.
Sponsor: Chilson & Wiseman
Learn More About Student Council
Membership in the Student Council is comprised of one student from every 1st period class. Student Council representatives are elected by their classmates to report the views of their classmates at each Student Council meeting. The Council meetings are held before school as announced.
Sunshine State Young Readers Book Festival Club
Learn More About SSYR Club
The SSYR Book Festival Club is open to those students who would like to participate in the annual Book Festival held each year by the Polk County Media Services Department. Each member will be required to read all 15 books by the end of December and to assist in creating various items required by the Book Festival. This club will meet on the first and third Friday of each month. Mrs. Elmasri will be assisting with this club. There is a $10 charge for club t-shirts.