Congrats to the 7th/8th grade Vex IQ Robotics team, which earned a spot at the state competition in Charlotte, Michigan! The team placed first in the teamwork challenge at a Nov. 17 competition. This team is made of Alex Smith, Charlie Csanyi, Parker Graves and Lindsey Steele.They’re pictured here with Coach Don Manchester. The 6th…Details
Laker High School sophomore Isiah Gray-Shivley was chosen as the Elkton VFW first place winner for his essay about American history. His essay, entitled “Our Hopes for the Future,” is about how today’s youth should consider the country’s past while continually pushing forward to address important issues and make the U.S. an even greater country.…Details
Click here for more information on what the teams did for their project. Great job, soccer teams!
Another reason why we have lots of Laker Pride: Our Laker varsity football coach, Steve VerBurg, received the following letter from the head of officials at last week’s Laker-Cass City game. Kudos to both schools, players, and coaches for making it such a memorable and classy experience! Go Green! Steve, I wanted to touch base…Details
The Laker FFA recently celebrated another big win for our hard-working chapter! Congratulations to our National Silver Poultry Evaluation CDE team – Emma Irion, Haley McArdle, Kaylee Maust and Kaitlin Brown! Their impressive accomplishment at the FFA National Convention shows that hard work, dedication, studying and practicing pay off in spades!
Awesome job, ladies!
A big congratulations to Mason Williams, who placed in the top 15 at the Cross Country Division 4 Regionals at Wagener Park in Harbor Beach. By doing so, he qualified to run at the Cross Country State Finals meet in Brooklyn at Michigan International Speedway on Saturday, Nov. 4. Mason is one of the top…Details
This is a must see! If you haven’t seen the Laker Marching Band’s performance of “Dancing Through the Decades,” do yourself a huge favor and watch it now. It will have you bopping along in no time. The band members and color guard put on an outstanding show for the eyes and ears. Even before…Details
In October, Lakers hosted two STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) events. The first was a Girl-Powered STEM Workshop, which brought 20-plus girls from Lakers and other area schools to Laker High for some awesome science, technology, engineering and math activities. in one science room, the young ladies heard from Lindsay Fry, of Gemini, about…Details
Because of increased enrollment, Elkton-Pigeon-Bay Port Laker Elementary is adding a fourth section of second grade to create smaller class sizes to benefit students. A current staff member will be taking the additional teaching position. Laker Elementary Principal Kathy Dickens said without the fourth section, each of the second grade classrooms has 28 students. In…Details
Congratulations to our stellar Laker Marching Band! The band gave an awesome “Dancing Through the Decades” performance at the Oct. 9 band festival – so much so that the audience sang along to the songs the band was playing! The band rocked the house and earned I ratings (the highest rating) in all three categories:…Details