Lahser High School

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Lahser High School
Address
3456 Lahser Road
Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, 48302
United States
Information
Type Public
Established 1967
Closed 2013
School district Bloomfield Hills Schools
Principal Charlie Hollerith
Grades 9-12
Color(s) Black and gold
Mascot Knight
Website

Lahser High School was a high school in Bloomfield Township, Oakland County, Michigan, near Bloomfield Hills and in Greater Detroit.[1][2] It was a part of Bloomfield Hills Schools. The school was opened in 1967.[3] At the time it had 200 students, and enrollment reached later almost 900 students. In 2010 the decision was made to merge the school into one school with local sister school Andover High School, on Andover's grounds. Lahser's athletic facilities will be kept for use by the new high school.[4][5][6] The school is to become Bloomfield High School.[7] The school received the International Baccalaureate program for the class of 2013 and beyond. The football program has had five consecutive playoff-eligible seasons, 2002–2006, in both class 3 and class 2 MHSAA competition.[8]

Lahser has won several MHSAA state championships including: men's soccer-1999,[9] men's/women's tennis, women's lacrosse, and women's golf. Lahser currently competes within the Oakland Activities Association Blue Division for football. Most of Lahser's students come from Bloomfield Hills and Bloomfield Township. Lahser's crosstown rival is Andover High School, which is also located in Bloomfield Township.

In 2013 it was merged into Bloomfield Hills High School.[3]

Academic Departments[edit]

Lahser offered several AP courses and will be introducing IB courses starting 2013. There are a variety of courses available to take, and departments include:[10]

  • Business
  • Communication & Dramatic Arts
  • Deaf/Hard of Hearing
  • Engineering
  • English
  • Family & Consumer Science
  • Health & Physical Education
  • IB DP (International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme)
  • Man in Nature (MIN)
  • Math
  • Model United Nations (MUN)
  • Music & Theater Departments
  • Science
  • Social Studies
  • Support Services or Directed Studies
  • Visual Arts
  • World Languages

Athletic Departments[edit]

Fall sports:

  • Cheerleading
  • Color Guard/Winter Guard
  • Marching Band
  • Cross Country
  • Dames
  • Football
  • Girls Golf
  • Boys Soccer
  • Girls Swimming & Diving
  • Boys Tennis
  • Girls Volleyball

Winter Sports:

  • Girls Basketball
  • Boys Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Color Guard/Winter Guard
  • Boys Bloomfield Ice Hockey
  • Girls Bloomfield Ice Hockey
  • Skiing
  • Boys Swimming
  • Wrestling

Spring sports:

  • Boys Baseball
  • Boys Golf
  • Boys Lacrosse
  • Girls Lacrosse
  • Girls Soccer
  • Girls Softball
  • Girls Tennis
  • Track & Field

Notable alumni[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bloomfield Township Street Map." (Archive) Bloomfield Township, Oakland County. Retrieved on July 30, 2013.
  2. ^ "Home." Lasher High School. April 10, 2006. Retrieved on July 29, 2013. "3456 Lahser Road | Bloomfield Hills | Michigan | 48302"
  3. ^ a b "Home." (Archive) Bloomfield Hills High School. Retrieved on July 30, 2013. "Bloomfield Hills High School Main Campus 3456 Lahser Road Bloomfield Hills, MI 48302"
  4. ^ "Bloomfield Hills to merge Andover--Lahser high-schools". Detroit News. Retrieved 4 November 2011. [dead link]
  5. ^ Foley, Aaron. "High school rivalry ends in Bloomfield Hills as Andover, Lahser prepare to merge". mlive.com. Michigan Live. Retrieved 4 November 2011. 
  6. ^ "Bloomfield Hills High Schools To Merge". clickondetroit.com. Click on Detroit. Retrieved 4 November 2011. 
  7. ^ "Bloomfield Hills district: Prayer OK, just not during school-governed activities". Detroit Free Press. Retrieved 24 July 2013. 
  8. ^ "BLOOMFIELD HILLS LAHSER KNIGHTS". Michigan Football.com. BusStop Computing. Retrieved 4 November 2011. 
  9. ^ "Boys SOCCER Champions 1982-2007". mhsaa.com. Michigan High School Athletic Association. Retrieved 4 November 2011. 
  10. ^ "Academics". Lahser High School. Retrieved 4 November 2011. 
  11. ^ Thompson, D: The Red Hot Chili Peppers, page 182. St. Martin's Press, New York, 1993.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 42°35′28.7″N 83°15′59.1″W / 42.591306°N 83.266417°W / 42.591306; -83.266417