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|Welcome to the
|Lakeside High School Foundation
The Lakeside High School Foundation, Inc. is a non-profit organization formed 8 years ago to raise funds to improve Lakeside High School for our students and the community. Our school is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year! Happy Birthday Lakeside! We have a long and proud history of academic excellence. Our neighborhoods continue to be highly sought after due to our school's reputation.
The Foundation's goal is to invest in capital improvements that will enrich the school for our students today and tomorrow. The enhanced facilities are enjoyed by many in the community on a regular basis and benefit all in the community by helping preserve and strengthen our home values.
The Foundation has completed projects such as adding an outdoor picnic area the kids enjoy every day at lunch, investing in equipment for the music and drama programs, as well as sports equipment for the athletic teams and providing academic scholarships.
Bleacher Fundraising Video
The Lakeside Foundation is proud to present the following video to raise support to build bleachers for our new track and field! Please check it out! You might be in it!
Check it out: Video
|Viking 5K Road Race and Fun Run
It was a great morning for our annual Viking 5K and 1 mile Fun Run. Pictures are posted on our FB page. Add your pics if you have some. Click here for the race results. Thanks to the runners, volunteers, and organizers for a fantastic race.
And to the awesome Sponsors of our race - THANK YOU!
9 Round Decatur - Big Peach Running Co. - Brusters, Real Ice Cream - Clean Green Lawnscapes Inc. - Country Club Prep - Equifax - Five Star Ford, Stone Mountain - The Gartzman Law Firm - LaVista Animal Hospital - Malina Chiropractic - North Atlanta Urgent Care - Resurgens Bank - Scott Hartman -
Thanks to our Foundation Friends: Oak Grove Market, Family Chiropractic & Wellness
50th Anniversary Celebration
Events are being planned to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Lakeside High School. This fall we have had a Fall Festival held in September, an Alumni Gathering at Napoleon's in early November, and our annual Viking 5K and 1 mile race in November.
We are continuing to gather data from Alumni.
Committees Needed to help with finding alumni and gathering information
Click here for the details about our 50th Anniverary Events
Attention all LHS Alumni and Staff
The Lakeside Foundation is creating a database on our Lakeside Alumni and staff members to be used for communicating information about our school, reunions, news, and events. Please take a few minutes to fill out the form online.
2014 Scholarship News - Added June 16, 2014
The Lakeside High School Foundation's Joseph P. Reed Alumni Scholarship in honor of past Principal Joe Reed, has been awarded to Greer Adair Davis. Read all about this amazing Lakeside graduate.
Foundation Grants Fulfilled
- $10,000 towards lighting and sound equipment for the Fine Arts Bldg
- $2500 Music Department technology
- $5000 drums for the marching band
- $3000 Special Education PE Equipment
- $2850 Math Department (Promethean responders)
- $4000 We the People
- $25,000 Weight Room Equipment (partnering with PTSA)
- $150,000 Valhalla Project
- $500 Landscaping
The Valhalla Projects completed so far are due to the combined efforts and support of the Dekalb County School System.
- The student courtyard as well as the sidewalks off the cafeteria
- Clearing and grading of the hill between the athletic fields, irrigation systems on the athletic field as well as the softball field
- Equipment storage building
Donations to the Lakeside Foundation
Would you like to make a donation to Lakeside and have the funds directed to a specific department? The Foundation can make that happen and the Lakeside departments would be grateful for your donation. Just go to the Supporting LHSF page and follow directions to make a donation. Thanks for supporting Lakeside High School.
Lakeside High School "Finish the Dream"
In order to “Finish the Dream” of the renovation and expansion at Lakeside, you are encouraged to make a donation. For more information on the Valhalla Project, click here.
Looking for Board Members and Committee Members
The Lakeside Foundation is looking for additional Board members and committee members. If you or someone you know has skills in marketing, accounting, administration, or an interest in alumni, The Foundation would love your help! If you would like to serve on one of the many committees, they can always use more committee members! Please contact Nancy Lewis if you are interested or if you know someone who might be.
The LHSF gifting guideline is available as well as information on making gifts to be designated for Lakeside High School teams, clubs or other organizations. This is a great way to provide funding for our Lakeside student groups. If you have questions, please contact the LHSF.
The grant application is now available for Lakeside groups to request funding through the foundation. Additional information as well as the grant application is located on the Supporting LHSF page or the Grant page.
A little bit about Lakeside...
Lakeside High School, located in Atlanta, Georgia, is part of the DeKalb County School System. LHS students have excelled in both academics and athletics since the school opened in 1965. Many awards and honors have reflected the outstanding dedication to academic and athletic excellence by the students, parents and staff. In 1985, Lakeside was honored as a State and National School of Excellence; an honor which reflects the positive relationship between the school and community.
Over 10,000 alumni have walked the halls of Lakeside High School.
In 2005, a group of interested alumni, staff and parents recognized the need to support our community high school through financial and volunteer support. This group formed the Lakeside High School Foundation and received 501(c)(3) status in 2006. We believe that the Lakeside Foundation will serve as a means to support the school and the alumni. The board is made up of alumni, parents of current students and alumni, as well as loyal Lakeside community supporters.
The Lakeside High School Foundation, Inc., an independent 501(c)(3) corporation, is dedicated to expanding opportunities for students by building and distributing endowments, grants and scholarships to further educational excellence at Lakeside High School - Atlanta, Georgia.
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