Student Survey

Student Survey - Secondary School 

In an effort to improve system practices, Inland Lakes Secondary School is conducting a Student Survey (Middle and High) for students in grades 5-12. We value your opinion and ask that you take the time to complete this survey. In order to complete the survey, please go to: Please be assured that your responses to this survey will be anonymous. Your honest opinion is appreciated. Thank you for your time and attention to this matter.

Kindergarten Roundup 2015

Inland Lakes Elementary is rounding up children for kindergarten that will be 5 by Dec 1, 2015

March 24 11:00am - 6:00pm

March 25 8:30pm - 2:00pm

Please contact Donna Walin, Inland Lakes Elementary Secretary at 231-238-6868  ext 300 or


Social Host Awareness Month

Inland Lakes Schools is partnering with Up North Prevention in declaring April as Social Host Awareness month.  We call upon all parents, citizens, homeowner and property owners to host gatherings responsibly and take measures to eliminate access of alcohol to persons under the age of 21.


Please click here to be taken to the full proclomation.

Pennies for Patients Competition

NHS is sponsoring at loose change drive to support the Pennies for Patients program.  


The school wide goal is $350.  


Please click here for more information.


March Madness 5K Run/Walk

March Madness 5K Run/Walk


What:  A 5K fun run/walk to benefit Inland Lakes Track/Cross Country Teams


When:  Saturday, March 28 at 10 a.m.  Registration begins at 9 a.m.  Run/Walk begins at 10 a.m.


Where:  Inland Lakes High School 4363 South Straits Highway, Indian River, MI 49749


Race Fees:  All proceeds benefit Inland Lakes Track/Cross Country, donations accepted

  • $5 early (entries received before 3/28)

  • $10 on the day of the event

  • $5 for IL students

  • $20 Family Rate (4 or more from the same household)


Event Information:  This is a no-frills, all fun event sponsored by the Inland Lakes track team to support our program.  The event is open to runners, walkers, strollers, and dogs on a leash.  There will be a gift for the overall male and female winner and masters winners, but no age division awards.  We will post results on


Awards:  Gifts to overall male and female winners, no age group awards.  Times posted on


Weather:  Rain, snow, shine – we will run the event


Course:  The course is mostly flat and will be open to traffic

Please click here for the official registration form. 

Bridge Article on ILS


Please click here to be taken to the story.


Local Scholarships Are Available


All local scholarships are now posted on our Inland Lakes College and Career Website. 

All information is provided, if you have any questions please contact Mrs. Elizabeth Fairbanks, Dean of Students 231-238-6868 #9145.  

Please click the image to be taken directly to the College and Career Website.





Hats off to our "Jack of all trades" - Chuck Waldroup

Chuck Waldroup, our bus mechanic, was recently honored on


Please click here to read the post card regarding this ILS employee who is often taken for granted.


Thanks Chuck for your dedication and skills!



Elementary Christmas Program Link

Please click here to be taken to the taped coverage of the Elementary Christmas Program from December 18, 2014.  





Further Online info for Students and Parents

On-line learning is offered to all students 6- 12 at Inland Lakes Schools. We offer a wide variety of classes as outlined in the GradPoint course catalogue. For further information about enrolling in one or more of the online courses, please call or visit the secondary office: 231-238-6868.

Protect MI Child

Inland Lakes Schools is participating in a free program to ensure adult advertisements do not reach our emails.  We have registered ALL emails with Protect MI Child.  We encourage families to participate with this program as well.  This FREE program is available at

Phone Messages Available by Text

The messages that are sent out from Inland Lakes Schools via our Phonedialer system are now available to be sent as text messages.  In order to receive these messages as a text you need to do two things.


1 - Give your cell phone number to the building secretary. If you have children at both schools, both secretaries will need the number.

2 - Opt in to receive text messages; here are the directions for doing that:




Text "join" (without the quotes) to 56360 from the phone you would like to receive the text messages.

Enter the short code 56360 into your phone's contact list as a contact from Inland Lakes Schools.


To opt out of receiving the text mesages, text "stop" (without the quotes) to 56360.

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