Somer Lay

Somer Lay

5th Grade Team

Welcome to McKeel Academy Central and to 5th Grade Math! This is my 18th year teaching and my tenth year at MAC. I have taught kindergarten, second, fourth, and fifth grades. This is my 9th year teaching fifth grade. I love teaching and have a passion for what I do and the children that I teach. I have lived in Lakeland for most of my life. I graduated from the University of South Florida and am certified to teach grades K-6 and Mathematics 6-12. I also have my ESOL endorsement and Reading Endorsement. I am looking forward to an exciting and successful school year!

Happy Summer Break!

Enjoy your summer break! We will see you on:


Tuesday, August 2nd - Orientation 4-6 pm

Thursday, August 4th - First day of School


Amazon Wish List: Mrs. Lay’s Amazon Wish List

22-23 Announcements/Dates

Coming Soon!

Sign up for 5th grade REMIND messages!!

We will use Remind as a source of communication this year.  5th grade teachers will send reminders via text to all 5th grade students and parents that sign up. You may sign up as many phone numbers as you would like.  It is beneficial if you sign up both parents as well as the student, if they have a cell phone.   Send a text to the number below and include the message listed below to sign up! 

To:    (772) 361-6452    

Message:  @macgrade5