Lake Gibson Middle School

Pre-Academies

LGMS SHARK Pre-Academies offer:

Success through Heightened Academics, Research and Knowledge

Accelerated Studies

Students in Accelerated Studies are committed to pursuing excellence in all coursework.  Successful completion can result in high school credits in Algebra 1 Honors, Geometry Honors, Earth/Space Science Honors, and Spanish 1 Honors.

Agricultural Science

In the Ag Science Academy, students will learn about animal science, plant science, food science, and agricultural mechanics.  Students will also have the opportunity to join FFA and gain valuable leadership skills.

 

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AVID

AVID is a college readiness program designed to help students develop the skills they need to be successful in college or a career.  The program places emphasis on growing writing, critical thinking, teamwork, organization and reading skills.  LGMS offers the AVID elective to every grade level.

Business

Students will receive a solid foundation in technology skills that will prepare them for high school level business and technology classes.  Students learn keyboarding, basic computer concepts, the Microsoft Office suite, and much more.

 

Culinary Arts

Students have the opportunity to use commercial food production equipment, develop menus and recipes, prepare a variety of foods and explore career paths in food production, management and service.  Students are encouraged to join FCCLA where they can participate in community and competitive events while developing leadership skills.

 

Engineering

The LGMS Engineering program introduces students to careers in the energy and engineering field. Content includes technology, safety, leadership, energy sources, electrical power generation, transmission and distribution.  Learning activities are hands on.  Students gain a foundation of knowledge and technical experiences by researching, gathering data and documenting results.

 

Fine Arts

The LGMS Fine Arts Academy works to enhance student learning and achievement through music and visual arts programs.

 

Health

The Health Academy is designed to introduce, motivate, and support a career in Health.  The academy will allow students to explore the career through studies of Health Science, Nutrition, Medical Skills, and Health Occupations.

 

Media Design

The LGMS production team is responsible for producing the daily news program.  Students write scripts, create graphics, operate cameras, and edit stories and segments.  Students use Apple computers and learn programs such as Final Cut Pro, Motion, and Garage Band.