Welcome to our website! Lawson Middle School is the home of the Fighting Cardinals. Our building is home to about 350 fifth through eighth graders. Our mission is to provide the educational and social stepping stone for all students to proceed to high school with a broad academic basis, a positive attitude, self esteem and above all an eagerness to learn. Our goals and expectations of the students:
Please feel free to contact the office with any questions. Our office hours are 7:30 am to 3:20 pm.
Education is not the filling of a bucket, but the lighting of a fire.
The Lawson Middle School Mission Statement:
Get to know Mrs. Tammy Dunn:
I have been in education for over 20 years as a math teacher and administrator. I have a BSEd from the University of Missouri and a Specialist Degree in Administration from William Woods University. I love working with middle school students. Watching them grow into independent learners from 5th grade to 8th grade is very magical. Thank you for trusting me with your students.
Mr. Lang is in his 13th year of education, five of which being a school administrator at Lawson. Mr. Lang has taught in both Iowa and Missouri in the area of Social Studies. Mr. Lang is from LeMars, Iowa, and has a B.A. in Social Science Education from the University of Northern Iowa, a M.A. in Secondary School Administration, and in May of 2018 will be graduating from the University of Missouri-Columbia with an Ed.D. in Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis. Mr. Lang has presented on the benefits of multi-sport participation for the Missouri Association of Secondary School Principals in 2016, the Missouri Association for Rural Education in 2017, and for the Missouri Interscholastic Athletic Directors Associations in 2018. His research interests are multi-sport participation and specialization, hybrid school administrators, and teacher recruitment. Mr. Lang was a finalist for Missouri Athletic Director of the Year Award for Missouri in 2018, and the Northwest Missouri AD of the Year for 2017-2018.
Mr. Lang is married to Ericka, a 5th grade teacher at LMS, and has two children.
Lawson Middle School
Mrs. Tammy Dunn, Principal
Mr. Chad Lang, Asst. Principal
602 Bob Gill Dr. Lawson, MO 64062
(p) 816 580-7279 (f) 816 296-3164