OUR MISSION

In partnership with our families and community, Lakewood City Schools will develop responsible citizens, who are critical and creative thinkers, committed to life-long  learning, invested in a diverse society, and prepared for technological and global opportunities.

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HARDING'S PESTA TO BE FEATURED ON NATIONAL TV

Harding Middle School science teacher Ann Pesta will be featured as the Science Teacher of the Week on the TV show, COSMOS, which airs Sundays at 9 pm on Fox. Pesta will be on at the end of the show this Sunday, April 20. The Harmon Family, which includes one of Pesta's former students, nominated Pesta for the honor. If you've ever been in Pesta's fun and energized classroom, you know this honor is well-deserved!


DISTRICT TO USE BLIZZARD BAGS TO MAKE UP CALAMITY DAY

Please click here to read an important letter from Superintendent Patterson regarding the district's use of Blizzard Bags to make up our sixth calamity day taken.

Link to access Blizzard Bags 


STUDENTS TO JOIN GRAMMY WINNING PIANIST IN CONCERT

Lakewood City Schools is thrilled to present Grammy award-winning and internationally acclaimed pianist, Angelin Chang, in concert on Sunday, April 27 at 2 pm at the Civic Auditorium. The concert is free and open to the public. Chang will be collaborating and performing with nearly a dozen student pianists from the district as Lakewood City Schools continues to go above and beyond in its dedication to music education.


H2O BIKES AND BANDS EVENT SET FOR APRIL 26

H2O wants your old bikes!  On Saturday April 26, H2O (Help to Others) will hold its second annual Bikes and Bands celebration. Drop off your bicycle donation at Madison Park between 4-7pm, and then head across the street to Mahall’s 20 Lanes to enjoy music from Vance Music Studios’ rock ensembles and Tri-C High School Rock Off finalists, High Acres.


LINCOLN CAPTURES D.A.R.E. BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP

Congratulations to the Lincoln Elementary 5th grade basketball team, coached by P.E. teacher Nicole Anderson, on winning the 2014 D.A.R.E. championship. 


COMMUNITY MEETINGS CONTINUE COMMUNITY MEETINGS CONTINUE

For those who have not been able to attend the first two community engagement meetings regarding the new schools, video from the Lincoln meeting will get you up to speed. Click on "Read Article" to view the video. There are two meetings left, one on April 16 at 7 pm at Roosevelt and one on April 22 at 7 pm in the LHS East Cafeteria. Please join us and give your input!


HARDING FINISHES 3RD IN CLASSROOM OF CHAMPIONS

The Harding Middle School team finished third out of 40 teams behind Incarnate Word Academy and St. Christopher  in the Classroom of Champions competition, which held its finals April 9 at St. Ed's. Congrats to team members Kevin Cush, Abe Dalisky, Captain Veronica Lee, alternates Calvin Dolatowski, Zachary Howe and advisers Ruth Pangrace and Mary Kay Ryan. Earlier in the day, Harding & Garfield Academic Challenge teams combined to earn third place in another academic competition in Independence with 13 other schools.


DISTRICT TO AUCTION OFF FURNITURE, VEHICLES, ETC.

The Lakewood Board of Education will be conducting an online auction of used school building furniture, plumbing supplies, and two vehicles beginning on April 10, 2014, and will conclude on May 12, 2014.


LHS ARTISTS/MUSICIANS TAKE TOP CONTEST HONORS

Student artists and musicians from Lakewood High school had an impressive showing once again in the 69th annual Lakewood/Rocky River Rotary Club Music, Speech and Visual Arts Contest, sponsored by the Beck Center. Senior Liz McIlwee captured first place for her oil painting in the Visual Arts category and senior cellist Daniel Toner won the top prize in the Music category.


STILL TIME TO SIGN UP FOR 2014-2015 PRESCHOOL

It's not too late to sign up for the district's preschool program. Classes are filling up fast for 4-year-olds so register now. There are also slots available for 3-year-olds both in two-days-a-week and three-days-a-week morning classes. Contact Cher at 216-529-4214 for more info.


DETAILS OF CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA RESIDENCY ANNOUNCED

The Lakewood City Schools will be a big part of the exciting "The Cleveland Orchestra at Home in Lakewood" four-month neighborhood residency this Spring, culminating with a week long of community activities and concerts May 17-24. Read on to find out all the details of how our city and schools will be involved in this amazing experience.