LAPEER, Michigan -- The Lapeer County Community Foundation and the LEADER Fund have teamed up to support Project Lead the Way (PLTW) for the students of Lapeer Community Schools. The two organizations split the $2,400 cost to offer Medical Detective courses through PLTW, the nation's leading Science, Technology, Engineering and Math curriculum. "Our students continue... Continue Reading →

From MDE:  LANSING – State Superintendent Brian J. Whiston passed away Monday evening, the Michigan Department of Education has reported. He was 56 years old. Appointed State Superintendent by the State Board of Education in April 2015, Whiston had been receiving medical treatments since his cancer diagnosis last fall and went on Long-Term Disability Leave on... Continue Reading →

What follows is an editorial from the Lapeer County Press following the recent World Championships of First Robotics held in Detroit this year. We were proud to have two teams representing LCS in the competition and thrilled that both made it to the playoffs!! From LCP: Robotics students meet World head-on County Press reporters have... Continue Reading →

LCS received an official communication from the Michigan Department of Education today, April 13, 2018 regarding inclement weather make up days. On behalf of all county school districts, the Lapeer County ISD filed a waiver requesting that additional days be forgiven, and today’s MDE communication formally approved that request. Therefore, several of the previously identified... Continue Reading →

The Employee Recognition Committees are pleased to announce who will be honored at the Employee Recognition Program May 9: Distinguished Educator Award Recipients Cortney Brendel Michele Pfeiffer Jaime Ratliff Distinguished Service Award Recipients Michelle Bradford Sharon Fisher Outstanding Contributor Award Recipients Jared Field Pat Hutton Retirees/Resignees Employees eligible for State Retirement who have completed 5... Continue Reading →

Michigan law allows school districts to count six days or equivalent hours of “forgiven” time toward our day and hour requirements when school is canceled due to reasons such as bad weather. This school year, we experienced nine cancellations for students on the traditional calendar and eight for students on the year-round calendar. We have two days built-in to our calendars to account for two... Continue Reading →

LV student juggles two jobs, still on pace to graduate early  LAPEER, Michigan – Dominic VanHulle is not your average junior in high school. While many students are recharging their batteries over spring break, prepping for the stretch run to summer, Dominic will have turned the page on his junior year.  "With virtual, you can go at your own... Continue Reading →

Today’s sentencing in the Zemmer case marks the close of a long and difficult chapter for our entire community, but especially the parents, students, and staff of Lapeer Community Schools. We acknowledge that these events will forever impact the lives of the three young men in court today, but we hope that the sentencing will serve as the beginning... Continue Reading →

There has been a lot of attention paid to emergency preparedness in recent years due to a spate of very high-profile emergency situations involving schools. Regardless of the type of emergency, there are several important things for all parents to keep in mind during these very difficult situations. What follows is a guide for parents... Continue Reading →

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