School Supply Lists

Please click on the appropriate link for school supply lists

k-5 2015-2016 school supplies.pdf

6th grade supply list 2015-16.pdf 

7th grade supply list 2015-16.pdf

Clothes Closet

The Clothes Closet will be open Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 9:00-2:00 beginning July 14th.

Summer Hours

South McKeel Summer Hours are Monday-Thursday 8:00-4:00. We will be closed Monday, July 6 for Independence Day

Teaching Positions

South McKeel Academy is currently accepting applications for teachers in grades K-5.  Certification is required. Please send resume and cover letter to Principal Kim Benson at

Fifth Grade Parent Information

Please click on the link below to access 5th grade Parent Night Information

5th grade information.pdf

McKeel Academy of Technology 2015-2016 Job Openings

McKeel Academy of Technology has a few openings for the 2015-2016 school year for highly qualified teachers. For more information click here to view the job posting on our School System's website.

McKeel School Calendar 2015-2016

2015-16 mckeel school calendar.pdf

Debit/Credit Card Transactions

The minimum charge for all debit/credit card transactions is $10.  Cards may be used for field trips, clothes closet, jeans, and Bookfair items but the total must exceed $10.  Cash and checks are accepted too.

Remind 101 - Bus Information

To sign up for Remind 101, please follow the directions listed in the link below.  Signing up for Remind 101 will give you up-to-date bus information!

Please click here for instructions on signing up for Remind 101.

Tobacco Free School

South McKeel Academy is a Tobacco Free School.  Smoking is prohibited on school grounds. Thank you for setting a good example for all of our students!

South McKeel Uniform Change

South McKeel Academy is introducing a new logo for all school polos that will be phased in over the next two years and required of all students by the 2016-2017 school year.  Shirts with...

Risse Brothers is now open in Lakeland!

Risse Brothers School Uniforms is located at: West Lakeland Business Park 2525 Drane Field Road, Suite 11 Lakeland, FL 33811 Phone: 863-940-9913 Fax: 863-940-9916 Store Manager: Cassandra Saxon E-mail:...

Medication for School

Please remember that all medication that is to be taken at school MUST have an authorization for medication form completed.  All medication MUST be brought in by an adult.  Students are not allowed to bring medication to school.


Teacher Spotlight

Ms. Kelly

Ms. Kelly

3rd Grade Team

This is my 9th year teaching, and sixth year with South McKeel Academy. I received a Bachelors Degree in Business from Southeastern University and completed my education course requirements at Polk State College.  I currently hold certification in Elementary Education K-6, Middle Grades Integrated Curriculum 5-9 and English Speakers of Other Languages. I like to open the minds of my students to the wide world that awaits them...My goal is to empower and equip each of my students to be successful not only in academics, but also as productive citizens pursuing their own dreams.  I am blessed to be a part of such a wonderful  & talented team of educators....the 3rd grade team..I am certainly looking forward to a terrific year with my new third graders!!!!!