Lakes High School

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Lakes High School
LakesHighSchool.jpg
"Home of the Lancers"
Location
10320 Farwest Dr. SW
Lakewood, WA 98498

Information
Type Public
Established 1962
School district Clover Park No. 400
Principal Karen Mauer-Smith
Grades 9-12
Number of students 1500[citation needed]
Color(s) Royal blue and burnt orange[1]
Athletics Football, Soccer, Volleyball, Cross Country, Swimming, Tennis, Golf, Basketball, Baseball, Softball, Track, Wrestling, Water Polo
Athletics conference WIAA
Mascot Lancer
Rival Clover Park High School
Information 253-583-5550
Website

Lakes High School is located in Lakewood, Washington. It serves students from 9th grade to 12th grade. It is one of the two major high schools in the Clover Park School District.

Daffodil Festival[edit]

Every year, Lakes participates in the Pierce County Daffodil Festival. A competition is held in house to select the Lakes Princess, who goes on to compete against other regional schools, for the Daffodil Festival Queen title. The Queen title is considered the highest honor of the regional festival. The Lakes band accompanies the float of Lakes princesses every year in the parde, held annually in April.[citation needed]

Past Lakes Daffodil Festival Princesses[edit]

  • Jean Fink, 1971
  • Kristin Marcrander, 1986
  • Romelynn Eleno, 2004
  • Maili Dellinger, 2009
  • Kelly Hewitt, 2010
  • Rio Marquez-Hammitt, 2011
  • Madison Newberry, 2012
  • Helena Laubach, 2013
  • Johnl Milhans, 2014

Football[edit]

The Lakes football team has had several championship-level seasons. The team won the state championship in 1997 but sadly that is the only one they have, was a state champion runner-up in 2000, and placed third in 3A WIAA State playoffs in 1999, 2002, 2008, 2009, and 2010. The Lancers also produced a regular season winning streak of 45 games during 1999-2003 before losing to Clover Park High School. The football team won the league championship in 1970, 1973, 1974, 1990, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1997, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2009 and 2010.

Choral Programs[edit]

Lakes' choral program was organized in the fall of 1962 by Edward R. Harmic.[citation needed]

Notable alumni[edit]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tim, Marsh (2010-06-01). "Story behind Lakes burnt orange and royal blue colors". The Suburban Times. Retrieved 2010-06-01. 
  2. ^ Condotta, Bob (2007-11-09). "UW Football: Numbers prove Russo caught on". Seattle Times. Retrieved 2010-10-25. 
  3. ^ "Player Bio: Cristian Adams". Retrieved 2011-06-19. 

Coordinates: 47°09′43″N 122°34′30″W / 47.162°N 122.575°W / 47.162; -122.575