OurLSPS Updates

Board of Education Vacancy

The Lake Shore Board of Education has recently accepted the resignation of Board President Shannon Ketelhut in accordance with Board Policy 4120 requiring a board member to resign their position in order to apply for employment within the district.  As a result Lake Shore is now accepting letters of interest for persons seeking to fill and serve as a member of the Board of Education for the remainder of the term concluding December 31st, 2022.  Any interested, qualified party is encouraged to submit their name for consideration by 4:00pm Friday, August 23rd to the Office of the Superintendent of Schools may apply here: BOE Vacancy Application.  For more information, visit the Board of Education webpage.


Lake Shore Public Schools would like to thank Mrs. Ketelhut for her many years of dedicated service to the staff and students of Lake Shore Public Schools.

Calendars and Schedules

We are counting down the days until the first day of school, and by using these provided dates, we can create a routine for our kids and see availability quickly for other family commitments.

The first day of school for the official 2019-20 school year is Tuesday, September 3rd. It is a half day. To access building-specific schedules, including start and end times, use this link.

Please refer to the tentative District Events Calendar on the Lake Shore Public Schools website for confirmation of all events and dates here.

Parent Portal Open

The Parent Portal is open for online registration. This MUST BE DONE EVERY YEAR FOR EVERY STUDENT. Updated emergency and medical information is very important for us to have on file for your child. This process also includes several updated forms and agreements. It includes the opportunity to order yearbooks, pay for Chromebook insurance, apply for free and reduced lunch, and more.

Just a reminder, your username is NOT an email address. If you have forgotten your password please try the reset password link before contacting your school. The password reset email will be delivered to the email account you used when setting up the parent portal. This may be different than your current email.

Complete and submit the student registration as soon as possible. Student schedules will not be available at this time. Elementary student schedules will be released on Wednesday, August 28th.

Lake Shore Enrollment

Lake Shore Public Schools serves 3,516 students in 5 schools which cover a diverse student population. Lake Shore Public Schools is a Schools of Choice district. Under Schools of Choice Section 105, we may enroll students from another school district within Macomb County provided the student meets the application guidelines. Enroll as a resident or schools of choice student for the 2019-20 school year.

Applications and all supporting documents must be completed by Friday, September 6th at 3:00 pm for consideration. For more information about Schools of Choice, please contact Veronica Robinson, Schools of Choice Coordinator, at (586) 285-8610.

2019-20 Free and Reduced Applications

Lake Shore's Food Service Department is committed to providing and serving foods that best enhance our students' academic, athletic and personal performance. We recognize that breakfast and lunch time is as much about learning as the classroom. Through creative marketing and nutritional education, we strive to teach children about the best choices for life-long health and wellness, serving over 234,676 school lunches throughout the school year.

Food Service applications for the 2019-20 School Year are available. A new application is needed every year for all students, one per family with all students names.

For more information, please visit our Food Service Department's webpage or Frequently Asked Questions link. Any application filled out from last year is ONLY good until October 14, 2019 at which time the student, whom was receiving a benefit, will reset to full pay status on October 15, 2019 if a new application was not received.

Building Open Houses Scheduled

Each building holds their informal Meet the Teacher Open House evening with the goal of students and their families to locate classrooms and learn about the teacher's expectations for a promising 2019-20 school year. Dates and times are as follows:

Masonic Heights Elementary
Wednesday, August 28th from 5:00-6:30 pm

Rodgers Elementary
Wednesday, August 28th from 5:00-6:30 pm

Violet Elementary
Wednesday, August 28th from 5:00-6:30 pm

Kennedy Middle School
Wednesday, September 11th from 5:30-7:00 pm

Lake Shore High School
Tuesday, September 10th from 5:30-7:00 pm

School Supply Lists

As the first day of school approaches, we know our families will see back-to-school television advertisements and store shelves overflowing with school supplies. In order for you to plan ahead and get the best deals on your purchases now, we would like to share our updated school supply lists:

Masonic Heights Elementary List
Rodgers Elementary List
Violet Elementary List
Kennedy Middle School List 
Lake Shore High School*

*Specific supplies, if needed, will be listed in a teacher's class syllabus that every student will receive within his or her first week of school.

OurLSPS #ShorianNation Stories

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OurLSPS Mission

Lake Shore Public Schools provides an exceptional education for all 3,516 students in a safe and nurturing environment.  Our students are empowered to excel in an evolving global society, supported by the collaborative effort of staff, families, and community. 

From preschool through our graduating seniors, Lake Shore students are a part of a strong school system that works hard every day for the benefit of our students. Our guiding principles, Inspiration, Innovation, and Celebration, are woven into the fabric of everything we do.    

Lake Shore offers accelerated learning opportunities starting in elementary school. Students consistently have strong test scores, and teachers utilize the latest technology to track individual student progress throughout the school year. The district currently offers foreign language starting in Kindergarten. Elementary students enjoy daily enrichment opportunities and a full calendar of extracurricular activities.  Our middle and high schools are home to award winning athletics and fine and performing art programs. Lake Shore offers dual enrollment and early college opportunities for students free of charge.

Macomb County families seeking a quality education for the preschool-11th grade students are invited to apply through our Schools of Choice program, but it is currently closed at this time. Residents may apply using our Resident Enrollment process.

This is #myLSPS.


OurLSPS Calendar

Note: Each school (LSPSLSHS, Kennedy, Masonic, Rodgers, Violet) has a building-specific Events Calendar.

OurLSPS Facebook

OurLSPS Flyers

OurLSPS Pledge

Pledge to give back to your community by volunteering your time, sharing your talents, and/or donating your treasures to the students of Lake Shore Public Schools.

Click here to help us reach our goal of 1,000 Shorians.

Shorians Strong

OurLSPS Instagram

Lake Shore educators share their reasons for teaching in this social media campaign that demonstrates passion for tutoring, mentoring, coaching, and caring for students. Enjoy the #WhyITeach campaign on our Instagram account. Discover your reasons to enroll at Lake Shore Public Schools by viewing our Lake Shore Public Schools promotional video.


At Lake Shore, school safety is a high priority and promote resources that help us to accomplish that goal. OK2Say encourages confidential tips on criminal activities or potential harm directed at students, school employees, or schools. 


OurLSPS Enroll

Kindergarten Registration

Take your next steps toward graduation with Lake Shore Public Schools by joining the Class of 2032. 

Become a Member of the Lake Shore Family

Macomb County families seeking a quality education for the K-11 students are invited to apply to Lake Shore Public Schools through the Schools of Choice program by downloading and submitting the following forms: 


OurLSPS Highlights

Lake Shore Public Schools serves 3,516 students in 5 schools which cover a diverse student population. Enroll as a resident or schools of choice student.

Highlights include:

  • Generous community passed a $35 million Safety, Security, and Technology Bond.
  • District-wide 1:1 initiative designed to cultivate learning using Chromebooks.
  • Championship athletic programs with league and state titles.
  • Anti-bullying programs to provide all students with a safe learning environment.
  • Fine and Performing Arts programs participate in state and national competitions.
  • International Exchange programs with China, Spain, Germany, and Italy.
  • Advanced Placement, Early College, Dual Enrollment, Career and Technical Education, online, Advanced English Language Arts, and Mathematics classes.
  • Lake Shore employees live and breathe the philosophy that every child shall receive an exceptional education in a safe and nurturing environment.

Lake Shore Public Schools is a place of possibilities and a Shorian experience is life changing. Show off your #ShorianPride and check off some of the sweet adventures that Lake Shore has to offer. How many have you conquered? 

By the Numbers

550 employees
3,516 students
3 elementary schools
1 middle school
1 high school
1 alternative education school
64,605 school breakfasts served
235,984 school lunches served
124,369 bus miles
2,280 Chromebooks distributed
280 Class of 2019 graduates
1 Lake Shore

Points of Pride

During the 2018-19 school year, there have been many reminders of what Lake Shore Public Schools stands for. Please enjoy our Points of Pride Alphabet Book, a collection of reasons why Lake Shore is our home.

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