Welcome to Lakeland Union High School - Home of the T-Birds
Superintendent - Dr. Todd Kleinhans Ed.D.
PH: 715.356.5252 ext 3566
High School Principal - Mr. James P. Bouché Ed.S.
PH: 715.356.5252 ext 3484
Office Phone: (715) 356-5252
Dir. of Spec Ed & School Psychologist: Ms. Lisa Kunelius
Dir. of Curriculum & Instruction: Mr. Rob Way
Assistant Principal: Mr. Justin Szews
Activities Director: Mr. Don Scharbarth
Attendance/Dean of Students: Mr. Chad Gaurke
Mr. Phil Burley - A-K
Ms. Kim Olson - L-Z
The Lakeland Union High School District is dedicated to creating a safe, stimulating environment where all students may acquire the knowledge, skills and ability to pursue academic, vocational and personal excellence!
Through purposeful teaching and learning, each student will plan
and execute their career path!
FACULTY AND STAFF:
Lakeland Union High School employs 122 faculty
and staff, which includes 67 classroom teachers, and an average student/teacher ratio of 19:1. 60% of our teachers have a Masters in Education or other similar advanced degrees. Their commitment to our students is apparent with over 68% involved in co-curricular activities as coaches and/or advisors.
Lakeland Union High School (LUHS) operates on an eight period bell schedule. Classes run 45 minutes long, with the day beginning at 8:10 a.m. and ending at 3:30 p.m. LUHS has a semester marking system with progress reports every nine weeks.
2013-14 Student Enrollment - 721 Students (Starting Day)
197 Seniors 171 Juniors
185 Sophomores 168 Freshmen
24% Native American
4% All other minority groups
2012-13 Student Post Secondary Profile
55% Attended a four year college
33% Attended a two year college/technical
1% No Response/undecided
LUHS offers a broad spectrum of courses for our students, including Honors and Advanced Placement (AP) courses for academically advanced students. Additionally, specialized extracurricular courses are offered for students excelling in art, music, business, technology, languages and family and consumer education. LUHS works directly with local post secondary institutions to offer college credits to junior and senior students.
DUAL PLATFORM SCHOOL:
LUHS is a technology enhanced dual platform high school. LUHS believes in teaching
students how to use all the technology tools available to them, let it be a Mac or a PC. Technology is a tool to enhance learning.
Twenty-four credits are required for graduation from Lakeland Union High School. Students must be enrolled in six credits per year to be considered full time students.
2014-16 Graduating Classes Credits 2017 +
11 Credits General Electives 9 Credits
4 Credits English 4 Credits
3 Credits Social Studies 3 Credits
2 Credits Science (Including biology) 3 Credits
2 Credits Mathematics 3 Credits
1.5 Credits Physical Education 1.5 Credits
0.5 Credits Health .5 Credits
AP AND HONORS CLASSES:
Advanced placement (AP) courses are part of a National program and contain curriculum that is accelerated and much more academically rigorous. The program allows students to take college level type courses and exams to earn college credit or placement while still in high school.
Comparative Gov & Politics
Literature & Composition
Language & Composition
Music Theory & Composition
US Gov & Politics
Academic, Artistic & Service Co-Curricular Organizations (In alpha order)
Circle of Friends; Common Spirit School Store; Culinary Arts Club; Distributive Education Clubs of America(DECA); Drama Production(Fall play/Spring musical); Fellowship of Christian Athletes(FCA); Forensics; Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA); German Club; Latin Club; National Honor Society; Math League; Mock Trial; Model United Nations; SkillsUSA; Snowmobile Club; Spanish Club; Student Council; Science Olympiad; Teen Court; Visual Arts Classic(VAC); Yearbook.
Lakeland Union High School offers 22
Interscholastic Athletic Teams for our students.
Fall - Cross Country; Football; Boys Soccer; Girls Swimming; Girls Tennis; Volleyball
Winter - Basketball; Gymnastics; Hockey; Boys Swimming; Wrestling; Nordic Skiing
Spring - Boys Baseball; Golf; Girls Soccer; Girls Softball; Boys Tennis; Track and Field
School Colors - Black & White
School Mascot - The Thunderbird
Great Northern Conference (GNC)
Antigo, Eagle River (Northland Pines), Lakeland Union, Medford, Rhinelander, Mosinee and Tomahawk