Lakes Elementary
6849 Young Avenue
Rockford, MI 49341
Sharon Wells, Principal
Phone616.863.6340Fax616.863.6358Hours8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Blue Ribbon Exemplary School

Principal's Welcome

Principal Sharon Wells and staff are proud that Lakes Elementary is recognized as a Michigan Blue Ribbon School. We house students in kindergarten through fifth grade. We have 31 professional teachers, including K through fifth grade, art, music, physical education, and a reading specialist. Our Special Services personnel include a school psychologist, social worker, gifted and talented consultant, speech and language therapist, two resource room teachers, two cognitive impaired teachers, occupational and physical therapists, and a district nurse. Our support staff consists of secretaries, custodians, and paraprofessionals who work in our office, library, classrooms, computer lab, lunchroom, and playground.  Our motto is “To learn, to lead, and to serve”, which sums up our commitment to students, parents, and community members.

Lakes Elementary is fully accredited by AdvancED, formerly the North Central Association of Schools and Colleges (NCA,) and the Michigan Accreditation Program. The State of Michigan awards letter grades to all schools through the “Education Yes” program based on test scores and school improvement data. Lakes Elementary has been awarded an “A” the past seven years, and we are proud of our Michigan Education Assessment Program (MEAP) scores as they are consistently above the state average in all subject areas..

We welcome you to Lakes Elementary!

Sharon Wells, Principal
Lakes Elementary

Announcements and Information

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May 2 Relay for Life Locker Tags for sale at lunch $1

May 4 Student Council candy sale

May 5 National Day of Prayer-7:45 a.m. at the Lakes flag pole

May 6 Student Placement Input Forms due to the office

May 6 Relay for Life Chalk the Walk .50 to participate

May 6 Relay for Life t-shirt money due

May 9 Relay for Life Locker Tags for sale at lunch $1

May 9-13 Relay for Life Coin Race

May 11 DARE Graduation 2:30 p.m.

May 13 Relay for Life Luminary orders and money due

May 16 Relay for Life Locker Tags for sale at lunch $1

May 16-20 Relay for Life Spirit Week (see attached calendar)

May 17 SCRIP due in the Lakes office by 3:00 p.m.

May 17 Whitecaps Night 6:35 p.m.

May 19 Mini-Relay at Lakes in the PM

May 20-21 Relay for Life

May 20 Popcorn

May 24 PTO Meeting 7:00 p.m. in the Lakes library

May 25 Slushie Sale at lunch-$1




3 Parent Appreciation Breakfast 

3 Lakes Field Day and Family Picnic
8 Fifth Grade Graduation 9:15 a.m.

9 Half Day

10 Half Day and Last Day of School

Lakes Newsletter:

May 13 Newsletter
Relay for Life Calendar

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