Welcome to Lance Middle School

Orientation Night Information (May 7, 2018 - 6:00pm)

Welcome all incoming 6th grade students. See the information below to get a recap of the information presented. We recommend that you search around the Lance website to learn about Lance Middle School. Please do not hesitate to call if you have any questions. Thank you.


Our Mission... Success For Every Student



Introduction of 6th grade staff and elective staff

Introduction to Lance MS Video


6th Grade Houses

  • Excellence House
  • Honesty House
  • Integrity House
  • 3 or 4-person Houses (1 Math teacher, 1 English teacher, and 1 Science teacher, and 1 Social Studies teacher)
  • If you have questions on your child's academic progress, please check Infinite Campus or contact the classroom teacher.
  • Mr. Makowka (AP)
  • Ms. Holm (Dean)
  • Mr. Brown (Dean)
  • Deal with daily discipline and issues with behavior in the classrooms.
  • Ms. Shuppert (6th grade Counselor)


Course request form

  • Registration is August 15 (1:00pm - 7:00pm) and August 16 (7:30am - 12:00pm)
  • Look for more infromation regarding back to schol and registration forms in the August newsletter.


Gear Up Registration Form (students)

  • August 20 - 23, students attend one 1.5-hour session
  • Must complete the registration form
  • Learn how to use your lock, where your classes are, meet new students, lunch procedures, dress code, and general expectations.


Parent Gear-Up - This is for parents who are new to having a child in the middle school level, but any parent can attend. We will discuss strategies that you can help your child be successful at Lance and you will have an understanding of how things work at Lance (drop-off procedures, Infinite Campus, lunch, etc). Stop in the main office to pick up a green "Gearing Up for Middle School for the First Time" parents registration form. .

  • Tuesday, August 21, 2018
    • 8:00-9:30am
    • 5:00-6:30pm
  • Weekly Parent Bolt
  • Monthly Newsletter
  • Lance website
  • Teacher E-mails and Voicemails (see the website for a listing)
  • Infinite Campus Parent Portal / Student Portal (IC App: District ID = DYHLCH)
  • Call/ e-mail to check on your child's progres. Don't wait to hear from the teacher.

Incoming 6th Grade Parent Brochure


  1. Check your child's assignment notebook. (skill/ strategy for organization)
  2. Check Infinite Campus - allow the notifications to come through your phone
  3. Communciate with your child's teachers - don't wait until conferences
  4. Students should have homework on most nights.
  5. Textbooks can be accessed online - no more I forgot by book at school.
  6. If your student is struggling, contact the classroom teacher or counselor right away.


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Thank you for coming, and welcome to Lance Middle School!!