Varsity Bolt Expectations

Varsity Lakes Middle School is a learning institute that is dedicated to the creation of academic excellence through rigorous and engaging instruction and integrated curriculum


Varsity Lakes Middle School will provide a nurturing environment that ensures the continued development of the whole student. Through challenging learning experiences, all students will mature academically, socially, physically, emotionally, and creatively.


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The holidays are right around the corner! “Oma’s Heart” gives gifts to families in need every year. Families can reach out to Oma’s Heart directly by clicking on the heart below and they will send an application to fill out.






We now have a Google Classroom for every grade level at Varsity. You can join and get information for the whole school or just for your grade. Use the join codes below:

6th Grade - RSVGOA6

7th Grade - ZJGOFO7

8th Grade - PDDZQLT

Principal's Message

Varsity Lakes Middle Families. I do hope you are having fun in the sun, spending quality time with your dearest of friends and families. In a few weeks our scholars will be returning to the Home of the Lightning Bolt. I have attached the following documents that will be useful in your Back-to-School preparation:

· Dress Code

· Optional School Supplies Grade 6 Students: A special Meet and Greet session. Plan to be with us from 3:00 to 5:30 p.m. Grade 7 students: Please have all immunizations done before returning to school. This is REQUIRED before students are admitted to school. Before Care Fees required to be paid in advance of using the service. Students cannot be dropped off for Before Care unless fees are paid in advance. Sign up available at Open House.

Event Dates & Times

Back to School Open House /Meet &

Greet Grade 6 August 8, 2023: 3:00 - 5:30 p.m.

Back to school Open House Grades 7 & 8 August 8, 2023: 6:00-7:30 p.m.

First Day for Students August 10, 2023: 9:15 a.m. We will have a wonderful year and I look forward to seeing you soon!


Chevoneese Anderson Thomas EdD (Dr. A T)


Varsity Lakes Middle School.




Dr. Chevoneese Anderson Thomas EdD, (Dr A T) is thrilled to be the Principal at Varsity Lakes Middle School. an Assistant Principal at Island Coast High School. Her education was launched in Jamaica, where she earned a teaching and management degree. Her graduate and post graduate studies were accomplished at Nova Southeastern University of Florida. Prior to being an assistant principal, she served as teacher, project coordinator, marketer, and data coach. She believes that school is a microcosm of the world, and every student is capable of being successful.  As a former classroom teacher both in regular and exceptional education, she combines business and education best practices to foster efficient and well managed learning atmosphere to support a successful learning atmosphere.

Assistant Principals:

Mr. Alexander Ledo is an Assistant Principal at Varsity Lakes Middle School. He graduated from Havana University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English language. Mr. Ledo came to the United States and completed a Master of Science in Education at Le Moyne College. He obtained a Master’s in Educational Leadership from Grand Canyon University. Mr. Ledo worked as a teacher for eighteen years at the elementary, middle, and high school levels, served as Department Chair and Dean of Students. He also presented professional development to staff. He aims to build positive relationships with students, parents, and staff, to create a safe learning environment conducive to academic growth. He loves to travel and enjoys gardening, bicycling, and fishing.

Mr. Flynn has been an educator for 13 years and is about to enter his 14th year. His passion for education came from his parents who were lifelong educators. His career began in 2010 at Trafalgar Middle as a paraprofessional. Soon after he began teaching mathematics. In 2015 he finished his master's degree in educational leadership and sought out leadership experience in various educational institutions. Eventually his journey led him to Success Academy where he made the transition from classroom teacher to behavior specialist. Mr. Flynn's time there was invaluable and led him to Varsity Lakes Middle School where he became a Dean of Discipline and eventually an Assistant Principal. In his free time, he enjoys playing a variety of sports and musical instruments. Mr. Flynn looks forward to continuing his career within the Lee County School District for years to come. 

School News

Progress Monitoring 2:

READING - December 5th, 2023

MATH - December 7th, 2023



  • Monday 12/4: B/G VB practice, gym 430-540 PM
  • Tuesday 12/5: B/G VB practice, gym 430-540 PM
  •  Wednesday 12/6: B/G VB practice, gym 430-540 PM
  • Thursday 12/7: 2ND ROUND VB PLAYOFFS @ VLMS vs FMMA/Diplomat winner; Girls play 1st @ 600 PM, Boys immediately afterwards

District News

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School District Honors School Related Employee of the Year
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21st Annual Performance of The Nutcracker
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BACK ON STAGE for the 21st year of production and 13th performance at Barbara B.Mann, North Fort Myers Academy for the Arts welcomes members of the community to enjoy a special production of Tchaikovsky’s Holiday Classic, The Nutcracker.
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