Thursday, May 16, 2013
Steve Wilson was awarded a $7,500 scholarship, based primarily on academic achievements, to continue his education at a graduate degree program.
Univeristy of Michigan football player and Lakeland High School alumni Steve Wilson was recognized this week as one the inaugural recipients of a postgraduate Big Ten scholarship. Wilson, along with women's swimmer Val Barthelemy, of Ann Arbor, were selected as the University of Michigan recipients by a committee of faculty and staff from the institution, according to mgoblue.com. The two students were awarded a $7,500 scholarship, based primarily on academic achievements, according to the report, to continue their education at a graduate degree program. Wilson, who plans to attend medical school after earning his degree in cellular and molecular biology this spring, was a walk-on cornerback for the Michigan football team, according to the…
Thursday, May 2, 2013
Lakeland High School highlights student accomplishments.
Patch enjoys putting the spotlight on young people in the White Lake-Highland communities who are successful, talented and just plain awesome. This week's round up includes student accomplishments from Lakeland High School provided by Scott Rolando, teacher and Student Activities Director. 27 students from Lakeland High School represented Michigan at the International Career Development Conference. Lakeland High School's Heroes of Tomorrow Robotics (HOT) team finished as finalists of the Curie Division in the FIRST World Championship. In April, students and mentors from the HOT team participated in a packed four days of competition and conferences that included building and game strategy, programming, electronics, and team structuring. …
Friday, April 26, 2013
Congratulations to the Class of 2013 Valedictorian, Salutatorian, and Top 10 students in the class at Lakeland High School.
The following students were named the Lakeland High School Class of 2013 Valedictorian, Salutatorian and top in their class. Congratulations! (Source: Lakeland High School)
Thursday, April 25, 2013
The meet will be held at Lakeland High School.
The Oakland County Special Olympics Track & Field meet will be held at Lakeland High School on May 4. More than 500 athletes will be participating, and volunteers are still needed to help on the day of the event. Those interested in volunteering must sign up no later than April 27. If you are interested in volunteering, you can sign up online. All volunteers will be asked to attend a coordination meeting to explain the events of the day and to provide background in regards to the athletes. If you have any questions, contact Darlene Rutkowski at Darlene.Rutkowski@hvs.org.
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Register for a table or just pay admission to shop.
The fourth annual Mom-2-Mom Sale will be held at Lakeland High School on Saturdayfrom 8:30 a.m. to noon, according to a listserv email from Huron Valley Schools. For $20 a table, each person can sell slightly used clothes, toys and miscellaneous items. You can also purchase rack space for $2 and $1 per large item. Freedom Work Opportunities, Inc. will be on hand following the show for those sellers who want to donate their items to charity. Admission is $2 for the general public before 9 a.m., and $1 after 9 a.m. Tables are eight feet long and are limited. Table skirts will not be provided. Setup will be available on Friday from 4-8p.m., and beginning at 7:30 a.m. the day of the sale. Participants must register a table to purchase …
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
Students can now learn to drive and support the school district at the same time.
Huron Valley Schools have announced that they are now partnering with Courtesy Driving School, where part of the student drivers' tuition will be given back to the school district. "Please consider supporting and signing up for classes with Courtesy Driving School as you can see that they are providing a high quality driver education program to our students while financially aiding our District," states an email from the school district listserv. According to the email, Courtesy Driving School is one of the oldest and most reliable driving schools in the state of Michigan. It has been family owned and operated for over 40 years and has local instructors serving the Lakeland and Milford areas. Courtesy Driving School offers Segment I and …
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
College acceptance letters are in—tell Patch where you're headed next!
Calling all White Lake and Highland seniors and senior parents: What's next for you after graduation? Whether you're headed to college or starting a new job, tell us your plans in the comments below. You can upload a picture here, too. Just click "Upload Photos and Videos." Congratulations, Class of 2013!
Tuesday, April 2, 2013
The voice of Lakeland High School, teacher Scott Rolando is making an impact on students and the community.
Editor's note: This story was originally published on June 22, 2012. This is just one example of the many people making a difference in the White Lake and Highland area. Read more about those people here, and leave a comment below to tell us about other people are making a difference every day. Scott Rolando is not not your typical teacher. Rolando, who also has the title of student activities director at Lakeland High School, plans school events and dances, DJs during lunch and announces several sporting events at the school. Most recently, Rolando put together White Lake's first Family Carnival at Lakeland High School. Earlier this week, White Lake Patch interviewed Rolando about life in Huron Valley, and his work in the community. Here'…
Friday, March 22, 2013
During training along Bogie Lake Road, the student athlete was struck by a car after falling into the roadway.
A 16-year-old Lakeland High School student athlete was transported to the hospital Thursday afternoon after being hit by a car on Bogie Lake Road near Sugden Lake. According to a report filed with the White Lake Police Department, the track team was running along the roadway after school. The teen, the report states, lost his footing along the side of the road and fell into oncoming traffic. He was struck by a vehicle and suffered an injury to his leg. Lt. Adam Kline said the accident couldn't be avoided, and that the driver of the car stopped and helped the teen. There were no citations given, and charges will not be filed against the driver, "It was a freak accident," Kline said.
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
The following information was supplied by White Lake Township police. Arrests and charges do not indicate convictions.