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LUHS Brochure - About US

  1. 1. Lakeland Union High School (LUHS) is a “21stCentury” Enhanced Educational Facility, Northern Wisconsin LAKELAND A beautiful place to live and learnoffering students: UNION HIGH SCHOOL• Classrooms with wireless projection and audio School Profile spoken work equipment• Online library research capabilities for all students• Well equipped science labs• Parent gradebook portal for academic uses, attendance and grades• Webpage, voicemail and email for all faculty and staff• Athletic complex with indoor track, four standard basketball/volleyball courts, swimming pool with digital timing system, state of the art weight training facility and cardio fitness room, outdoor Lakeland Union High School (LUHS) District has lit rubberized track and football stadium with approximately 900 students and is located in the 1,500 seating capacity, one lit soccer field, town of Minocqua, Wisconsin, a small community eight lit tennis courts, one lit baseball field, two located approximately 74 miles north of Wausau. softball fields, and available ice hockey arena four miles away The district is comprised of twelve towns within two • 676 seat auditorium counties: Cassian, Hazelhurst, Lake Tomahawk, • Attached greenhouse used directly by the Minocqua and Woodruff in Oneida County; Arbor 9573 State Highway 70 W students Vitae, Boulder Junction, Lac du Flambeau, Land • Alternative education opportunities available ER O’Lakes, Manitowish Waters, Presque Isle and Minocqua, Wisconsin 54548 Winchester in Vilas County. and ER West 715.356.5252• Capstone Construction Program The area has a population of approximately 20,000, • Experiential/adventure education classroom with an economy based on four-seasons of tourism, including 30 rope climbs and assorted recreation and health care. adventure/expressive arts activities• Indoor state of the art high ropes course and LUHS is accredited by the North Central Association Mission Statement Commission on Accreditations and School outdoor tango climbing tower Improvement (NCA-CASI) and the Wisconsin • School forest with complete low ropes course; Department of Public Instruction. LUHS is a member Dedicated to creating a safe, authentic Ojibwe lodge, more than two miles of the Great Northern Conference. stimulating environment in of nature trails & a bog walk with seven observation decks to do stream studies which all students can acquire• Living memorial outdoor classroom used for knowledge, skills and ability to hands on instruction• Recycling Program – Over 5,300 pounds of pursue academic, personal and paper and over 21,000 cans and plastic/glass vocational excellence. bottles in 2009
  2. 2. Academics The Letter/Point System Mr. Todd Kleinhans LUHS offers a broad spectrum of courses for our A = 4.000 A- = 3.667 B+ = 3.333 District Superintendent students, including Honors and Advanced Placement B = 3.000 B- = 2.667 C+ = 2.333 PH: 715.356.5252 ext 3566 (AP) courses for academically advanced students. C = 2.000 C- = 1.667 D+ = 1.333 Additionally, specialized extracurricular courses are offered for students excelling in art, music, business, D = 1.000 D- = 0.667 F = 0 technology, languages and family and consumer I = Incomplete/No grade P = Pass Mr. James Bouché, Ed.S education. LUHS works directly with local post secondary institutions to offer college credits to junior Five Year ACT Composite Average High School Principal and senior students. LUHS STATE PH: 715.356.5252 ext 3484 2010 Scores 23.0 22.1 Graduation Requirements 2009 Scores 22.9 22.3 Twenty-four credits are required for graduation from Lakeland Union High School. Students must be 2008 Scores 22.8 22.3Assistant Principal/AD: Mr. Justin Szews enrolled in six credits per year to be considered full 2007 Scores 22.1 22.3Dir. of Spec Ed & Student Svcs: Ms. Karen Baker time students. 2006 Scores 22.4 22.2Dir. of Curriculum & Instruction: Dr. Faye DeMarte CEEB Code: 501527 11 Credits General ElectivesAttendance/Dean of Students: Mr. Chris Grosman 4 Credits English Academic, Artistic & Service Co-CurricularCounselors: Mr. Phil Burley, Ms. Alison Ongna, 3 Credits Social Studies Organizations (In alpha order) Ms. Kim Olson 2 Credits Science (Including biology) Culinary Arts Club; Distributive Education Clubs 2 Credits Mathematics of America (DECA); Drama Productions (three Faculty and Staff 1.5 Credits Physical Education plays/year); Fellowship of Christian Athletes Lakeland Union High School employs 130 faculty 0.5 Credits Health (FCA); Forensics; Future Business Leaders of and staff, which includes 65 classroom teachers, AP and Honors Courses America (FBLA); German Club; Interact Club; and an average student/teacher ratio of 20:1. 65% Advanced placement (AP) courses are part of a Latin Club; Making a Difference (MAD); Math of our teachers have a Masters in Education or other National program and contain curriculum that is League; Mock Trial; Model United Nations similar advanced degrees. Their commitment to our accelerated and much more academically rigorous. Simulations; National Honor Society; SkillsUSA; students is apparent with over 68% involved in co- The program allows students to take college level Snowmobile Club; Spanish Club; Student curricular activities as coaches and/or advisors. type courses and exams to earn college credit or Council; T-Bird Newspaper; Teen Court; Visual placement while still in high school. Arts Classic (VAC); Yearbook.District ScheduleLakeland Union High School (LUHS) operates on an AP Courses Honors Courses Biology English Athleticseight period bell schedule. Classes run 45 minutes Comparative Gov & Politics Math Lakeland Union High School offers 25 long, with the day beginning at 8:10 a.m. and ending German Language Science Interscholastic Athletic Teams for our 3:30 p.m. LUHS has a semester marking system with progress reports every nine weeks. Literature & Composition World Language Fall - Cross Country; Football; Boys Soccer; Music Theory & Composition Girls Swimming; Girls Tennis; Volleyball; Bigger, 2010-11 Student Enrollment - 834 Students Psychology Spanish Language Faster, Stronger (BFS-year round)(11/10) 240 Seniors; 194 Juniors220 Sophomores; 180 Freshmen US Government & Politics Winter - Basketball; Gymnastics; Hockey; Boys US History Swimming; Wrestling; Nordic SkiingEthnicity (10/10) 76% Caucasian Letter Grading System Students are given letter-based grades which Spring - Boys Baseball; Golf; Girls Soccer; Girls 21% Native American Softball; Boys Tennis; Track and Field are then converted to a 4 point value system to 3% All other minority groups determine point average. All courses are awarded School Colors - Black & White2010 Student Post Secondary Profile the same point value weight, regardless of rigor. 47% Attended a four year college Calculation of a student’s class rank is based on School Mascot - The Thunderbird 28% Attended a two year college/technical grade point average and includes all classes, with the exception of those taken pass/fail. Conference Schools 2% Employed/other Antigo, Northland Pines (Eagle River), Lakeland 4% Military Union, Medford, Mosinee, Rhinelander, and 19% No Response/undecided Tomahawk