The Junior Class sponsored the first ever Brown and Gold Day Dance, honoring the basketball team. This event became one of the annual favorites among the campus.
"Unrestrained Accreditation" was granted by the Northwest Association of Secondary and Higher Schools, after a two-year probationary period, signaling the beginning of full academic standing for LBSC.
First day of registration for the Spring Semester over 2500 students enrolled, 15 times as many as the pioneers group in 1949.
A ground breaking ceremony took place for construction to begin up on the hill for the Language Arts and Fine Arts buildings, the Library, and the Little Theatre. Among the dignitaries taking part was Mayor Lyman B. Sutter, State Superintendent Roy E. Simpson, and A.S.B. President, Jim Russell.