Lakeshore Public Schools is pleased to announce the appointment of Danny Thompson as the new Dean of Students at Lakeshore High School. With a strong commitment to student well-being and a proven track record in supporting academic and personal growth, Mr. Thompson brings valuable experience to this role. His collaborative work with colleagues, counselors, and the broader Lakeshore community has been crucial in providing tailored support and resources to students. As Dean of Students, he is committed to continuing this work to ensure all students thrive academically, socially, and emotionally. Lakeshore High School Principal, Jerry Holtgren, said, “Mr. Thompson will bring a student-first approach to his new role as well as the passion and enthusiasm we’ve learned to expect from him. We look forward to him helping our young people learn, grow, and become successful students and adults. His ideas and perspectives will help shape our student services moving forward.” In addition to his new role, Mr. Thompson will continue as the head varsity football coach at Lakeshore High School. His ongoing involvement in athletics will strengthen his relationships with students, fostering a positive impact on their overall school experience. Danny Thompson said, “I'm honored to take on the role of Dean of Students, where I can help foster positive change school-wide. Leaving the classroom after 12 years is bittersweet; it's been my home away from home, filled with priceless moments and incredible students. However, I look forward to this new challenge, especially because it means I can continue to be around the amazing students and faculty of Lakeshore! It's about us.”
9 days ago, Susan Toothman
Join Lakeshore Public Schools! We're excited to announce paraprofessional openings for the upcoming school year! If you're passionate about education and looking to make a difference, this is a fantastic opportunity to be part of our great district. Apply today at Red Rover ( and start your journey with Lakeshore Public Schools!
10 days ago, Susan Toothman
Summer has officially arrived! With the change in season, Central Office has transitioned to summer hours. Monday to Thursday: 7:30 AM - 3:00 PM Friday: By appointment only You can reach Central Office at 269-428-1400
about 1 month ago, Susan Toothman
Summer Hours
We are thrilled to honor Laura Veldman, Missy Emery, Christine Parm, and Amy Murdoch for their exceptional accomplishment as the 'Best of the Best' at Lakeshore Public Schools! Their unwavering commitment and enthusiasm truly make a difference in our school community!
about 2 months ago, Susan Toothman
The Third Annual WAVE Awards were held at Lake Michigan College’s Jenkins Theater on Wednesday, May 22. The ceremony honors musical theatre work by high school students and educators throughout Southwest Michigan and Northwest Indiana. The presentation is loosely designed after Broadway’s famed Tony Awards. The WAVE Awards are meant to recognize, encourage, and promote excellence in high school musical theatre. This year, nominees represent ten high schools in four counties and two states. Lakeshore High School’s production of Newsies was among the nominees for several categories. Lakeshore nominations included Outstanding Set Design (Paul Milligan), Outstanding Choreography (Theresa Graziano), Outstanding Orchestra/Pit (Matt Pagel), Outstanding Featured Ensemble (Newsies of New York), Outstanding Featured Actor (Vivian Rose), Outstanding Lead Actor (Aiden Sokol), Outstanding Direction (Christine Sloan), and Outstanding Musical. The Lakeshore Newsies cast received the award for Outstanding Featured Ensemble. Junior Vivian Rose was awarded Outstanding Featured Actor for her role of Les. Congratulations!
about 2 months ago, Susan Toothman
The Class of 2024 enjoyed a beautiful morning for graduation rehearsal. Thanks to the Lakeshore Excellence Foundation, each student received a tumbler and had a chance to win a YETI cooler. LEF's support, from major initiatives like Early Literacy to smaller gifts like tumblers, makes Lakeshore Public Schools a special place. Thank you, LEF! #Tradition #Excellence #LEF
2 months ago, Susan Toothman
We extend our heartfelt gratitude to the incredible elementary teachers who piloted new Language Arts curriculum this past spring! Your dedication and feedback have been invaluable in making an informed decision for our students' education. Thank you! #LEF #RAVProgram
2 months ago, Susan Toothman
On National Accounting Day, we want to give a big shoutout to our finance office at Lakeshore Public Schools: Jan Lausch, Tracy Althouse, and Nancy von Koenig. They keep things running smoothly behind the scenes, handling budgets and finances with precision and care. Their hard work ensures that our school stays financially healthy and can provide the best education possible for our students. Thanks for all you do!
2 months ago, Susan Toothman
Happy Speech-Language Pathologist Day to our incredible professionals who make a difference through communication! We celebrate their dedication, compassion, and expertise in helping individuals overcome speech and language challenges. Their commitment to improving lives and empowering individuals to communicate effectively is truly inspiring.
2 months ago, Susan Toothman
Seniors at Lakeshore High School are keeping the tradition alive! On their last day, they brought out the tractors and made their final school send-off a memorable one. Here's to celebrating our roots and ending the year with a bang! Congrats, Class of 2024! #LakeshoreTradition #SeniorSendOff
2 months ago, Susan Toothman
Congratulations to Lakeshore High School for their first-place win at the state competition during the Michigan Industrial and Technology Education Society Convention. Their victory comes with the shellback dinghy crafted in Hanns Heil's woodworking class. Remarkably, this is the second year in a row that Heil's class has earned top honors with a boat project!
2 months ago, Susan Toothman
Discover the German Sister School Exchange Student Program in the newest episode of "Looking Inside Lakeshore Schools." Join Superintendent Eding, Joe Jason from the Lakeshore Lancers Network, Ms. Perkins, and Lakeshore High School students as they delve into this exciting program. Listen to the podcast here:
2 months ago, Susan Toothman
Looking Inside Lakeshore Schools
Congratulations to Kati Hooper, Jessica Kuntz, Jakob Knuth, and Leslie Woods for being recognized as the 'Best of the Best' at Lakeshore Public Schools! Your commitment to our students is truly appreciated!
2 months ago, Susan Toothman
Stewart students help lead the Lakeshore School Board in the pledge of allegiance. Great job!
2 months ago, Chris Quartermaine
Stewart students at LPS Boarf Meeting
Yesterday, voters overwhelmingly approved renewing our sinking fund with a strong vote of 2,104-1,267, showcasing incredible community support for our schools. This renewal ensures approximately $1.4 million annually for repairs and maintenance, maintaining a top-notch learning environment for our students. It's our second renewal, reflecting our community's ongoing dedication to investing in our schools' future. For more details on how this benefits Lakeshore, visit Thank you to everyone who voted, showing their commitment to our schools!
2 months ago, Susan Toothman
Sinking Fund
School of Choice for 2024-2025 is OPEN!
3 months ago, Susan Toothman
Join us in honoring our outstanding teachers and staff this week! They pour their hearts into guiding our students and fostering a supportive learning atmosphere. Let's take a moment to express our gratitude! Share your heartfelt thanks or a memorable story about a teacher or staff member who's touched your life. Let's make this Teacher and Staff Appreciation Week unforgettable!
3 months ago, Susan Toothman
National School Lunch Hero Day! At Lakeshore Public Schools, our cafeteria staff are more than just lunch heroes - they're champions of well-being! From the very first moment a child steps into the cafeteria, our dedicated team is focused on so much more than just serving meals. They're committed to keeping every child safe, happy, and nourished with delicious food. #LakeshoreCafeteriaHeroes #StudentWellBeing #NutritionMatters
3 months ago, Susan Toothman
Join us in celebrating Liz Gregorich, Chylon Poluhanycz, Karen Kozdron, and Linda Tanner for their incredible accomplishment as the 'Best of the Best' at Lakeshore Public Schools! Their commitment and passion greatly contribute to our school community!
3 months ago, Susan Toothman
Today, the Bella Voce Choir and Chorale from LHS competed in the Michigan School Vocal Music Association (MSVSA) State High School Solo & Ensemble Festival at Allendale High School. Both groups delivered outstanding performances, earning the highest rating possible. They showcased their talent by performing two songs each, followed by a music sight-reading segment. Congratulations to the LHS Choirs for their exceptional achievement!
3 months ago, Susan Toothman