Laker Science Olympiad teams do well at invitational

Pictured above: The Laker Science Olympiad team did well at the Perry Invitational Jan. 12. Pictured back row, from the left, are Clara Tait, Meleah Timmons, Hannah Penfold, Colin Truemner, Grant Gascho, Josh Lebsack, Mason Steele and Head Coach Deb Hasselschwert. Pictured front row, from the left,are Cassie Witherspoon, Abi Schuette, Maddie Burk, Karly Cunningham,…

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Local companies make donations to upcoming Laker Innovation Center

Pictured above – Tower representatives join Laker officials by a full-size Fanuc robot donated by Tower Automotive in Elkton for the future Laker Innovation Center, which will be created in the summer of 2019. Pictured from the left, Bill Junge, Tower plant manager, Brian Keim, Laker superintendent, Todd McKnight, Tower controls engineer supervisor, Tyler Williams,…

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Laker FIRST Robotics Club receives $2,000 donation

Lakers would like to thank Pigeon Rotary. The community organization donated $2,000 to the Laker High School FIRST Robotics Club. The check was recently presented to the team. “Since the FIRST robotics team started at Lakers, we’ve had local Rotarians interested in helping the team,” said Matt Schaefer, Pigeon Rotary president. “The Rotary Club of…

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Laker Elementary receives prestigious Whole Child award

Pictured above – the Laker Elementary staff   Laker Elementary recently received an award for putting an emphasis on supporting students in areas beyond academics, and it was the only school in the state to receive this recognition.   The Michigan Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD) and the Michigan Elementary and Middle School Principals…

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Laker FFA members succeed at nationals

Congratulations to our Laker FFA Poultry Evaluation team and Agricultural Communications Team! They competed at the FFA National Convention in Indianapolis during the week of Oct. 22 and did well. The poultry evaluation team placed 19th in the nation. Individual placings are: Hannah Penfold- gold, Meleah Timmons-silver, Jax McCabe-silver, and Leah Irion-bronze (pictured above). Our…

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Portraits needed for Relay For Life project

Dear Relay For Life participants, We all have been touched in some way by cancer, whether through a loved one who succumbed, or survived, or by the individual struggle of someone undergoing treatment.  Laker High School’s Arts Department is offering you the unique chance to help remember those in our lives that have been affected…

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