Lakeview School District is celebrating its 100-year anniversary and invites students, alumni, current and retired staff and the entire community to help us celebrate!
Centennial Celebration - Save the Date!
Lakeview School District will hold an open house celebration on Saturday, May 7 at Lakeview Middle School. Please join this family-friendly, fun-filled afternoon which will include opportunities to:
- look through Lakeview's historical archives;
- visit with fellow alumni;
- talk to current students about their experiences and interests; and
- join a performance showcase featuring current students, alumni and staff.
Centennial Celebration to showcase district history, student and alumni talent
Lakeview School District will celebrate 100 years of Spartan pride at a community open house and performance showcase on Saturday, May 7th. Students, staff, alumni, families, retirees and community members are invited to join the festivities which will take place that afternoon from 1-5 pm at Lakeview Middle School, 300 S 28th Street.
A highlight of the celebration, for the first time in 20 years, the district’s historical archives will be made available to the public. Dating back to the early 1920’s, the archives include memorabilia, news articles, yearbooks, photographs and more. Guests will also have the opportunity to view videos of alumni interviews and yearbook highlights.
Guests will get a glimpse of teaching and learning today through displays of student work and interactions with various high school student clubs. The LHS robotics team will be on hand to demonstrate their T-shirt launching robot which will throw centennial t-shirts.
Another highlight of the afternoon will be a performance showcase, starring current students and alumni. The Spartanaires, LHS Jazz Band and the Lakeview Spartan Singers are sure to bring back memories for many. The LHS Step Team and Dance Team will keep the crowd on their feet. The LHS Burmese Club will give a special performance of a traditional bamboo dance. Alumni performers will include the amazing vocals of Alexis Ballard ‘05, Altamiece Carolyn Cooper ‘99, and educator Carolyn Ballard. Mr. Nick Davio ‘99 will perform an original ballad commemorating the centennial. Crowd favorite Frankie Ballard ‘01 will complete the alumni celebrity line-up.
Lakeview alumni Rick Jones ‘70, Martha Thawnghmung ‘84, Tha Par '09 and community leader Talia Champlin will be recognized as part of the district’s Centennial Celebration on Saturday, May 7. Jones, Thawnghmung, and Par will each receive a Distinguished Alumni Award. Champlin will receive the inaugural Community Spirit Award. Lakeview’s Board of Education each year awards individuals for outstanding professional and volunteer contributions.
The event is free and open to the public. Visit www.lakeviewspartans.org/100years for more information.
Saturday, May 7, 2022
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Lakeview Middle School
300 South 28th Street
Battle Creek, MI 49015
This free event is open to the community.