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
Announcements and Information
Parent Involvement Policy
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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
May 27 NO SCHOOL
May 30 NO SCHOOL
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
May 13 Newsletter
Relay for Life Calendar