Lakers Online Enrollment
Lakers Online offers an exceptional learning experience and is open to all students in West Bloomfield and Oakland County through the district's Schools of Choice program. Students will engage in interesting and rigorous coursework, add flexibility to their schedule, and gain experience with online classes in a supportive environment. All Lakers Online courses are taught by our specially qualified teachers.
Our goal is to provide a world-class remote learning experience that provides students with rigorous course options and increased flexibility in their school schedules.
The West Bloomfield School District supports Online Learning. Our successful transition to Cloud Learning in the Spring of 2020 combined with our high rigor and academic standards will create an immediate impact for families who select this instructional pathway. The advantage we as a district possess over other online institutions is the relationships our talented and dedicated educators build with students. It is these relationships that are the heart of everything we do in the classroom both in person and online.
Lakers Online Contact Information
Phone: (248) 865-6758
Fax: (248) 865-6475
Hours: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Whether your student is enrolled in the West Bloomfield School District or you enter our district via Schools of Choice, your child can take advantage of Lakers Online.
With Lakers Online, you can:
- Gain more schedule flexibility by completing required courses
- Immerse yourself in a challenging array of courses with resources to supplement your learning
- Pursue electives that align with your passions or explore a whole new topic
- Learn at a pace, place and time that is best for YOU
The school district's Lakers Online Teaching and Learning team held two student/parent informational orientation sessions on August 13 for prospective families interested in Lakers Online for the 2020-21 school year.
A link to the presentation used during the orientations can be found below:
The school district's Teaching and Learning team held two student/parent information sessions on July 7 for prospective families interested in Lakers Online for the 2020-21 school year.
A copy of the Google Slide presentation can be found below as well as recording of the 7 p.m. presentation from July 7:
Members of the district's Teaching and Learning team held a Question and Answer Session for prospective students and their families on July 14 via Zoom Webinar. Questions were submitted via the Q&A tool during the meeting as well as via a Google Form prior to the meeting.
To access the Lakers Online Question Submission form, click the link below:
Parent Information and Notification Timeline
The West Bloomfield School District is pleased to announce our remote learning instructional pathway, Lakers Online. As we shared in our Classroom to Cloud Framework for Instruction, a remote learning option would be available for Fall 2020. Lakers Online will provide a rich, rigorous learning experience for our students from Kindergarten through twelfth grade. The classes will be taught by West Bloomfield teachers and are aligned to our standards, resources and requirements.
To learn more about Lakers Online, please visit our website at: Lakers Online webpage. In addition, we will be hosting informational sessions as well as an opportunity for your questions to be answered.
Please see the timeline below for more information:
- Prospective Student Informational Session: Tuesday, July 7 at 10AM and 7PM via Zoom
- Prospective Student Question and Answer Opportunity: Tuesday, July 14 at 7PM via Zoom
- Student Commitment Deadline: Friday, July 31
- Student/Parent Orientation: Thursday, August 13 at 10AM and 7PM
- Classes begin: Wednesday, August 26
- Lakers Online Course Description - Elementary
- Lakers Online Course Scheduling Guide - Middle School
- Lakers Online Scheduling Guide - High School
- Lakers Online Daily Schedule - Elementary (grades K-5)
- Remote Only Daily Schedules
*Secondary students enrolled in Lakers Online will follow the same daily schedules as Abbott Middle School, Orchard Lake Middle School and West Bloomfield High School.
Lakers Online courses serve kindergarteners through seniors from across the West Bloomfield School District. Students must be enrolled in the West Bloomfield School District to participate.
The intent of Lakers Online is to replicate as much as possible the rich learning experience that takes place in a traditional classroom, and to supplement this experience with new opportunities for students.
Lakers Online courses provide a highly-personalized learning path that aims at empowering you to manage your time while providing a structure to keep you motivated and on-track to complete the coursework.
Why should I enroll in Lakers Online?
The West Bloomfield School District believes rigorous remote learning courses are reflective of our Portrait of a Graduate. Becoming a successful online learner is an integral skill that students should master to thrive in the 21st Century. Remote learning through Lakers Online allows you to experience online learning with the guidance of a highly-qualified teacher that is dedicated to ensuring your success in the course and the support of a highly-structured program.