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Lakeview Middle School Shares Positivity

While away from campus, staff unites through video.

Virtually passing rolls of toilet paper, washing hands, sharing smiles and dancing for the camera; these videos, starring the staff of Lakeview Middle School, have it all. During this time of school closures, the campus is keeping hopes up, even while separated from their students. 

cat rides skateboard while teacher talks on phone

“When the district announced the first closure, we recognized our families would be presented with many new challenges,” Lakeview Principal Dr. Beri Deister said. “Not only are many of our parents and students trying to figure out how to share a working space, they are working through a time of health and economic crisis.” 

With such unique circumstances falling on families, the leadership team at Lakeview wanted to help share vital information, while keeping up the positive spirit of the Lakeview family. 

Three teachers use soap to wash their hands

“The intent of the messages was simple,” Desister said. “Keep them focused, positive and share key at-home learning points in two minutes or less.”

Video topics have ranged from properly washing hands and being organized at home to anti-stress remedies and staying positive. Everyone at Lakeview; administration, counselors and teachers have had a part in the creations, some even making videos of their own. 

Principal talks on phone with gloves

“I just wanted to keep videos fun, engaging and upbeat, just like our campus,” Lakeview Assistant Principal Dr. Victor Jones said. “I am hopeful that they can bring smiles to our students, staff and the community.”

Dr Jones jumps on trampoline

This series of videos is another great way the campus is continuing the spirit of #TheLakeviewWay, even while the campus doors are closed. 

Stay tuned to Lakeview's Twitter account to see more creative videos from Lakeview’s staff!


Lakeview Middle School is a middle school located in The Colony, Texas serving students in the Lewisville Independent School District. Follow Lakeview on Facebook and Twitter, to see more student experiences throughout the school year or visit Best Schools in Texas for more information about joining the Lewisville ISD family.