Lehighton Area Middle School (grades 5 thru 8) will begin classes on Monday, August 27, 2012, Dr. Mark McGalla, principal, announced.

On Monday, all Middle School students will report to the school located at 301 Beaver Run Road between 7:10 and 7:25 a.m. Class will start at 7:30 a.m. Dismissal will begin at 2:14 p.m.

Lunch will be served on the first day at a cost of $2.20.

Handbook/Planners which provide information pertaining to school policies and regulations will be given to every student on the first day.

Also, on the first day students will be given various forms to be filled out and returned.

Insurance forms included are both for medical and dental coverages and must be mailed directly from home.