Upcoming Events


Saturday, 5 August Staff Planning Meeting – LTC Koonce’s House
Thursday, 10 August First Day of School
Friday, 18 August Home Football Game – East Bay Indians
Friday, 25 August Homecoming King/Queen Nominations are Due


Friday, 1 September Home Football Game – Copper City Cowboys
Monday, 4 September Holiday (Labor Day)
Friday, 8 September Home Football Game – Apopka Blue Darters
Saturday, 9 September Academy Information Day @ Hillsborough Community College in Plant City at 10:00 am
Monday, 18 September Student Holiday (no school)
Tuesday, 19 September LHS Open House (5:00pm – 6:30pm)
Thursday, 21 September Homecoming Voting and Rehearsal on Nurmi Nelson
Friday, 22 September Home Football Game – East Lake Eagles
Saturday, 23 September Ovarian Cancer Support – Community Awareness Event @ Munn Park , 2:00pm-7:00pm
Thursday, 28 September Assist with Bus Evacuations (6:15am-6:55am) -10 cadets


1-20 October JROTC Leadership and Academic Bowl (JLAB) Practice Tests
Friday, 13 October Home Football Game – Winter Haven Blue Devils (Homecoming)
Saturday, 14 October Homecoming Dance(8:00pm-11:00pm) in Lakeland Gym
Monday, 16 October Student Holiday (no school)
Monday, 16 October Cadet Challenge Competition, Auburndale High, Bus Departs from Lakeland HS at 7:30am, Return to Lakeland HS at approx. 2:00pm
Friday, 20 October Home Football Game – South Broward Bulldogs
Saturday, 21 October Lake Mirror Classic Car Show, Be at parking garage Orange & Tennessee by 5:15am
Friday, 27 October Home Football Game – Kathleen Red Devils (Senior Night)
Saturday, 28 October District Raider Competition
Tuesday, 31 October JROTC Photo Day


1-17 November JLAB Level 1 Tests
TBD Color Guard – National Honor Society Induction
Saturday, 4 November District LET 1 Drill Competition @ Mulberry High School, (8:30am-2:00pm)
Tuesday, 7 November Veterans Day Ceremony at Lakeland High School
Friday, 10 November Holiday (Veterans Day)
Saturday, 11 November Veterans Day Parade / Meet at 10:30am @ The Lakeland Center, Parade begins at 11:00am, ends at 11:45am @ Munn Park
TBD JROTC Photos (Proof Day)
Wednesday, 15 November ASVAB (offered at LHS during the school day)
Friday, 17 November Last Day for Wreaths Across America Collections
20-24 November Holiday/Thanksgiving Break


Saturday, 2 December State Raider Competition (invitation only)
Saturday, 2 December Polk City Christmas Parade Line up (Orange Blvd @ 1pm) Parade begins at 2pm
Thursday, 7 DecemberThe Lakeland Christmas Parade at 7:00pm
Friday, 8 December Last Day to Turn In Medical Authorization Forms for Wreaths Across America Field Trip
TBD Color Guard – “Do The Right Thing”, Lakeland Police Station Ceremony at 4:00pm
Saturday, 16 December Wreaths Across America, Florida National Veteran’s Cemetery
Thursday, 21 DecemberLast Day Of Classes before Winter/Christmas Break


Thursday, 4 January First Day of Classes after Christmas Break
Saturday, 13 January Sarasota Military Academy Drill Meet
Monday, 15 January Holiday (Martin Luther King Day)
Friday, 19, January Lakeland Civic Center Support (Gun Show) 2:00pm-6:30pm, Bus Departs at 1:00pm, no bus to come home
Saturday, 20 January Brandon Drill Meet
Sunday, 21 January Lakeland Civic Center Support (Gun Show)(see Friday, 19 January)
Thursday, 25 January Quilt Team Set Up (8:00am-1:00pm)
Saturday, 27 January Quilt Team Tear Down (8:00am-11:00am)


1-16 February JLAB Level II Tests
Saturday, 3 February UTI Drill Meet
Friday, 9 February Military Ball @ the Lake Mirror Center
Saturday, 10 February Reimer Jog-A-Thon (Haines City High School)
TBD Freshman Forum (6:oopm-7:15pm)
TBD Varsity Football Banquet Support @ First Presbyterian Church (5:30pm-6:30pm)
Monday, 19 February Holiday (President’s Day)
Monday, 26 February Flag Football Competition @ Lake Gibson High School (Bus departs at 7:00am, games start at 7:30am, return back to Lakeland High School at approx. 1:00pm)
TBD Agency Awareness Meeting (Assist with set-up, parking, registration, and break down)@ LHS Cafeteria (7:30am-1:30pm)


Saturday, 10 March District Drill Meet, Ridge Community High School
TBD Polk County Public Schools & Retiree Health Fair (First United Methodist Church – 2:00pm-5:00pm)
TBD Prom
TBD Color Guards – Detroit Tigers Spring Training
TBD FSC Leadership Seminar (3:30pm-5:30pm)
Tuesday, 20 March Joint Program of Accreditation Evaluation
Saturday, 24 March Zepherhills Drill Meet
TBD Kathleen Historical Society Heritage Days (7:30am-1:30pm)(Park Cars and Set-up)
26-20 March Spring Break


TBD Color Guard “Do The Right Thing”, Lakeland Police Station (Ceremony at 4:00pm)
Saturday, 7 April State Drill Meet (invitation only)
Thursday, 12 April Flight To Honor (WWII veterans), Sun-N-Fun (Air Force Thunderbirds at 10:00am)