100 years

Centennial Celebration
This is the image for the news article titled Centennial CelebrationHappy ALMOST birthday, Lake Shore!

We're proudproud of our past and prospects of our future.

Since the beginnings of Michigan public education in the 1840s, local students wishing to attend high school had to travel to Mount Clemens or Detroit, or beyond.  The need for that ended at the school board meeting on July 14, 1919, when approval was given for the start of secondary education in this district.  That September, “junior high” began being offered in the Lake Shore school house.

Another grade was added each year thereafter—9th grade in 1920, 10th in ’21, 11th in ’22, and finally, 12th grade in school year 1923-24.  Thus, June 26, 1924 marked the date of the first graduation ceremony at Lake Shore High School.  The class was comprised of three students, two boys and a girl: T. Jay Barton, Nelda Egle, and Clifford Frazo.

The Class of 2023-24 will mark the 100th anniversary of K-12 education in our district.  We will kick off our centennial celebration beginning at the Class of 2023’s commencement ceremony, less than one year from now.

For ALMOST 100 years we've had an unwavering belief in education routed in moments in time that share our inspiration, innovation, and celebration. The Shorian Nation believes in the transformative power of education for all students. 

If you have any interest in serving on our Lake Shore 100 years planning committee, we encourage you to fill out this form.

Cheers to ALMOST 100 Years, Lake Shore! Once a Shorian, Always a Shorian!

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