The following was submitted to White Lake Patch by Scott Rolando.
Winterfest 2012 is coming along well here at . The dance itself is scheduled for Feb. 25, 2012 from 7:30-10:30pm in the Lakeland Fieldhouse. Tickets are $15/single and $28/couple and tickets are on sale online through PaySchools on the Lakeland website, www.lakelandhs.com. Get your tickets before everyone else and beat the lines next week! Tickets will be on sale all week next week Feb. 21-24 at all three lunches. We are looking for donations of water, cups, and nut free snacks for the dance. All donations are accepted. They can be dropped off at the Lakeland Main Office, Attn: Mr. Rolando or Winterfest. Thank you and we hope that your students come out for Winterfest 2012!
For all students currently taking an Advanced Placement course: You may now register for your AP exams through Payschools. The fee for each exam is $87.00. Students who receive free or reduced lunch have funding available to pay for the exams, but must register directly with Mrs. Flora in the counseling office. Due to the order dates for exams, the final deadline to register for tests is Thursday, March 8. There will be absolutely no late test registrations accepted. Teachers will receive weekly lists of test registrations so that each student may verify that they are registered for their exams. Students have received written information on the exam registration as well as the schedule of test dates. If you have questions, please email Mrs. Burton (AP Coordinator) at email@example.com .
From the Counselors
Michigan State University has a Day Visit program where students who are interested in attending Michigan State University can visit or stay overnight in one of their residence halls from now until April 13. Visits often include attending classes, eating in the residence halls, visiting the bookstore, attending student group meetings and seeing a residence hall room. Day visits are from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Overnight visits are from 4 p.m. to 4 p.m. the following day. Reservations MUST be made 2 weeks in advance. A NON-REFUNDABLE $30 processing fee is required. To find out more information or to schedule a visit, go to www.dayatstate.msu.edu
The 2012 Best Buy Scholarship Program will award scholarships to students in grades 9-12 who plan to enter a full-time undergraduate course of study upon high school graduation. Up to 1,200 students will each receive a $1,000 scholarship. Students who plan to attend post-secondary education, have solid grades and are involved in community service or work experience, are encouraged to apply. Applications are available through Feb. 15 at 11:59 p.m. at http://bestbuy-communityrelations.com/scholarship.htm. A helpful hint – don't wait until the last couple days to apply as the scholarship application site experiences heavy traffic at the close of the program. No late applications will be accepted. Winners will be announced on at: www.bestbuy-communityrelations.com or at www.15.com in May 2012.
Dining for Dollars
Come and help support the Lakeland Drama Department at Dining for Dollars on Feb. 15 and Feb. 16 at the White Lake . Ten percent of all the purchases will be donated back to the Lakeland Drama Dept when you eat there between the hours of 5-8 p.m. each night, and deposit your receipt into the bowl at the counter. Help support LHS Drama and our local community by participating in Dining for Dollars on Feb. 15 and 16!
MHSAA Scholar-Athlete Winners
Congratulations, Garret Zuk and Brendon Clover has been named a Scholar-Athlete award winners for 2011-12! Garret and Brandon were two of only 32 winners out of over 1,600 entrants, and will be honored at a special ceremony at halftime of the Class C Boys Basketball championship on March 24. It is VERY rare that a school has two students nominated, and even rarer that a school has two winners! Congrats to Garret and Brendon from all of us here at Lakeland High School!