Senior Steve Saed shares his thoughts
on being part of the district's Gifted progam.
On Tuesday, May 28, Superintendent Jeff Patterson will hold a brief but important community meeting to give an update on the final phase of the district’s school construction project. The meeting will be at 6:30 p.m. in the Grant Elementary gym. We look forward to bringing you up to speed on the latest developments for our Master Facilities Plan.
The Board of Education and Superintendent Jeff Patterson honored the service of the district's 37 retirees this year at the Board's May 20 meeting. "Our district is clearly better for you having been here and thousands of kids have benefitted from your service," said Board President Edward Favre. Click on Read Article to see the list of retirees and photos from the ceremony.
Girls on the Run, a program now in its third year in the district, is helping many of our elementary and middle school girls learn to build strong and healthy lives physically, socially and emotionally. This weekend, they will test how far they've come with a regionwide Girls on the Run 5K.
Garfield and Harding Middle Schoolswill join schools from around the country to celebrate National Bike to School Day on Wednesday, May 8. Organizers hope to see hundreds of students riding to school along with parents, teachers and community leaders. This first annual Bike to School Day is being presented by Bike Lakewood with support of the middle school principals and staff, along with the City of Lakewood, PTA Council and Spin Bike Shop.
Supplies 4 Success (formerly the Lakewood School Supplies Initiative) is holding a fundraiser May 7 all day at Jammy Buggars on Detroit. Mention Supplies 4 Success and 15% of every sale will go toward purchasing supplies so all of Lakewood’s students have the tools they need to succeed academically. Click here for more info.
Amy Sedlak and her LHS Art 4 students shared their story about creating the Vans shoes that are in the running to win a $50,000 grand prize in Vans' national art contest. View the video here. Vote for LHS in the national contest at www.vans.com/customculture.
Harding's annual Cirque de Science is set for April 24 from 6-8 p.m. at Harding Middle School. Science teacher Ann Pesta and her 7th & 8th grade students will put on a carnival event full of fun games, hover car rides, a planetarium and more. Tickets are $1 so bring your family and come enjoy some fun and learn a little something about science!
For those new to Lakewood in the past year, Wednesday's Welcome to Lakewood Event is the place for you. The city-sponsored event will take place at Garfield Middle School from 7-9 p.m. and will include more than 50 local organizations, children's activities and even some treats. Mayor Mike Summers and Superintendent Jeff Patterson will also be on hand to greet you!
Channel 19 News recently featured Lakewood High's Dare2Care pilot project, which aims to foster tolerance and open dialogue among the LHS community. Click here to view the video.
Hundreds of community members streamed through Lakewood High April 17 to experience "Electric and Eclectic: A District Showcase." The event highlighted the smorgasbord of opportunities and talented array of students and staff in the Lakewood City Schools. Clubs, teams, music groups, classrooms all gathered together to share their pride in their district. Click here for a Photo Gallery.
Congratulations to seniors Ellen Latsko and Sheila McMahon, who were recently named National Merit Finalists. The pair were named Semifinalists in the National Merit Scholarship Program in the fall, and now continue on in the competition for more than 8,000 scholarships to be awarded this spring.
Two notable personnel moves were approved at the Lakewood Board of Education’s April 15 meeting. The Board accepted the retirement of Athletic Director Bob Thayer (far left), effective Sept. 6, 2013, and the appointment of Harding Middle School Band Director Nathan Harris as Lakewood High School Band Director beginning with the 2013-2014 school year.
Click here to see video shot this morning at the LHS pool by Fox 8 News and Kenny Crumpton.
Twenty members from the Lakewood community joined the students at Hayes on Friday, March 1 to celebrate the national Read Across America day. Among those taking the time out of their busy days to read a story to students were Superintendent Jeff Patterson, Board member Emma Petrie-Barcelona and Mayor Michael Summers.
The Lakewood Orchestra program played host to the OMEA State Orchestra Adjudicated Event Feb. 22 & 23 and the Lakewood Symphonic Strings (Symphony and Chamber orchestras combined) was the first orchestra to receive straight superior ratings in Class A.
Take a break from cooking and support Lakewood City Schools by dining at The Place to Be Restaurant this Thursday, January 24. Mention the Lakewood Alumni Foundation at the cashier, and 20% of your bill will be donated to LAF. All proceeds benefit programs for the district. The Place to Be accepts cash only.
District fourth and fifth graders jumped at the chance to fight heart disease and stroke, our nation’s No. 1 and No. 3 killers, this past Saturday, Feb. 9 in Lakewood High’s East Gym. Around 100 students from six elementary schools participated in the 15th annual Jump Rope for Heart event.
Congratulations to junior John Liber, who finished 14th in the Division 1 Ohio Swimming & Diving State Tournament held Feb. 23 in Canton. Liber's accomplishment came on the heels of a 7th-place finish at the District tournament. He is the second diver in two years to compete at the state tournament.
Harding Middle School Guidance Counselor Emily Adkins has been chosen to represent Ohio PTA District 11 in the statewide competition for Ohio Educator of the Year.
Get your dance fitness on and support the Lakewood City Schools at Lakewood Alumni Foundation's first-ever Zumbathon. All proceeds benefit school programs and students. Four energetic teachers will lead the crowd in Zumba, an exhilarating, easy-to-follow, Latin-inspired, calorie-burning dance fitness party. All ages are welcome! Admission is $10. Children 10 and younger are free. Secure your spot today here: http://www.lakewoodrangers.com/wp/news-2/.
Ranger 360, a collaborative program headed by the Lakewood City School District , Domestic Violence & Child Advocacy Center (DVCAC), Cleveland Rape Crisis Center (CRCC) and Lakewood Police Department, is holding its first community forum on Wednesday, May 29 at 7p.m. in the Garfield Middle School Cafetorium.
Lakewood High School has been named one of U.S. News & World Report's Best High Schools and a Silver Medalist for 2013! The magazine awards Gold, Silver and Bronze medals according to state proficiency standards and how well schools prepare students for college.
May 7 is College Day at Lakewood High in celebration of the college choices our graduating seniors have made. Students wear college t-shirts or sweatshirts and this year, the LHS Guidance Dept. invites students and staff in all schools to wear college t-shirts or sweatshirts May 7 to help promote a college culture among all our students. We encourage staff members to share information with students about where they went to college. Let’s get our kids talking about college!
Congratulations to the Emerson 5th Grade D.A.R.E. basketball team on winning the 2013 D.A.R.E. Basketball Tournament championship! Emerson, guided by coach Brent Henry and assistants Tom Zigman and Bob Adamich, topped Lincoln in the final on April 13.
You wouldn’t blame the members of the girls’ varsity basketball team if back in November they were a bit skeptical about how their season was going to turn out. Coming off an 8-15 season last year, some of the Rangers would be seeing their third coach in three years, which means learning their third system in three years. It was anyone’s guess how the season would unfold.
The Lakewood High Academic Challenge team may not have done as well as it would have liked during the WEWS Channel 5 televised competiton, but it more than made up for it by going undefeated in the West Shore Conference regular season tournament.
Congratulations to West Shore Career-Tech's 17 Work Ethic Award recipients who were recognized by the Lakewood Chamber of Commerce in conjunction with the Lakewood/ Rocky River Sunrise Rotary for “demonstrating professionalism, responsibility, and integrity in the workplace.” The students’ success was celebrated on Feb. 22 during an award breakfast at Brennan’s Banquet and Catering Center.
Hayes Elementary will be sending 13 fourth and fifth graders to perform in the Oberlin Choristers Children’s Honor Choir on Sat. March 2, 3:00 p.m. at the Stocker Center, Lorain County Community College. The 13 vocalists were chosen by their choir director Lisa Van Scyoc for the talent, dedication and commitment to excellence they have shown throughout the school year.
The attendance incentive giveaway at Lakewood High for the third quarter was three times as fun this time as three students instead of the usual one won the tech prize, courtesy of Best Buy, for their perfect attendance. Freshman Adam Giffels, sophomore Katherine Renaudin and junior Lee Mechenbier each won a Kindle Fire.
Lakewood High School sophomore Grace Roberson has been named a national Gold Medal winner - the highest honor - in the prestigious Scholastic Art & Writing Awards presented by the Alliance for Young Artists & Writers, a national competition with more than 185,000 works submitted from more than 50,000 students in grades 7-12 from across the nation.
The Ranger Shop will have extended hours: Tuesday, May 21st, 3:00pm-6:00pm. Great gifts available for your incoming freshman or graduating senior!
The Lakewood City Schools are proud to announce a six-week summer Reading Camp for eligible students currently in grades kindergarten through third grade. This summer Reading Camp is offered to our students free of charge due in large part to a state grant received associated with the Third Grade Reading Guarantee.
Data recently released by the Ohio Department of Education in relation to the 2011-2012 Report Cards show that the Lakewood City School District is in the top 2% of all Ohio public schools systems and charter schools in regards to learning gains in one academic year in reading and math.
On April 17, "Electric and Eclectic: A District Showcase" will highlight the smorgasbord of opportunities and talented array of students in the Lakewood City Schools. It is a celebration of all that goes on in our schools! Lakewood High will be transformed into a showcase of music and dance performances, art displays, interactive science stations, health and fitness stations, engineering demos, club displays and even a soup & salad bar in the Ranger Cafe. And that's just the start! Come any time between 5:30-8:30 p.m. A schedule of performances can be found here. Hope to see you there!
Auditor of State Dave Yost recently announced that the Lakewood City School District has earned the Auditor of State Award. This award is presented to local government and school districts upon the successful completion of a financial audit.
The Board of Education at its May 6 meeting approved the retirements of two key longtime administrators. Horace Mann Elementary principal Kathleen McGorray and Lincoln Elementary principal Noreen Hazen will retire at the end of the school year.
Congratulations to students from the West Shore Culinary Arts program for their second-place finish out of 22 teams at the Annual 2013 Ohio ProStart Invitational in Columbus held on Feb. 17. Students are required to plan the menu, cost the recipes and prepare a three-course meal using only two portable burners within one hour in a 10x10 foot space in this very intense, demanding and difficult competition.
The Ranger Shop, located at the east end of Lakewood High, will have an inventory sale Friday, Jan. 25 from 3-8 p.m. Everything is 15% off and staff and Athletic Booster members receive a 20% discount. Clearance items are priced as marked and no further discounts will be taken.
The Lakewood High School chapter of the National Honor Society welcomed 85 standout students into its ranks at its annual induction ceremony held Feb. 7 at the Civic Auditorium. Entrance into NHS is the highest honor a school can bestow on a student.
Senior Emily Hericks was the lucky student this time around as she went home Friday with a brand new HP laptop. The prize was the latest tech giveaway in LHS' attendance incentive program, sponsored by Best Buy. Each quarter, a prize awarded from a random drawing to a student who has had perfect attendance for the quarter.
Sporting spiritwear from their respective future teams, Lakewood High seniors Amanda Sacha and Marquise Tyus signed Letter of Intents on National Signing Day Feb. 6 to continue their athletic careers at the collegiate level. Sacha will attend Ohio University and Tyus Ohio Dominican University.
Case Western University, Bowling Green, Kent State, Carnegie Mellon, John Carroll, Cincinnati, Alabama, Notre Dame, Army. That is just a sampling of the many t-shirts proudly worn by our LHS seniors on College/Military Day May 7. In an effort to cultivate a college culture among all our students, students and staff at all our buildings were asked to sport gear from their favorite schools. As the photos in this gallery suggest, it was an enthusiastic success!
The Lakewood Recreation and Education Department Summer Booklet has arrived. It has a complete listing of all of the Youth/Adult Programming, Athletics and Aquatics offerings for the summer. The booklet includes listings for Summer Camps such as the popular Rock On & Classical Academy, Summer Learn-to-swim, pool hours and much more. Click here to view the booklet.
We would like to know what you think about the Title I program services offered to your elementary-age child. Please take a few minutes to complete this survey. The responses will be used to improve the Title I program. This survey will close on May 31 at 8 p.m. To learn more about this survey and the Title 1 program, click here .
The Lakewood High Model United Nations team turned in an outstanding performance at the Cleveland Council on World Affairs Spring Conference on April 10-11. Sophomore Renee Klan and senior Bilal Shah led the way, each winning the gavel, the highest possible award given to the outstanding delegate in each committee.
Lakewood City Schools was voted Best School District in Scene Magazine's 2013 Best of Cleveland awards. The magazine cited the district's great job of "ushering the leaders of tomorrow into the world of today" and noted our community's great civic pride. Lakewood was also named Best Suburb. Guess that makes Lakewood a pretty darn good place to live!
The Southwestern Conference voted Tuesday, March 19 to accept the Lakewood City Schools as a member beginning with the 2015-2016 school year. The SWC also voted to accept Lakewood’s fellow West Shore Conference member, Midview to the conference as well.
Nearly 180 leaders from Lakewood’s educational, business, non-profit, government and spiritual organizations gathered on March 13 at the 16th annual Community Leaders Breakfast sponsored by the Lakewood City Schools and Lakewood Chamber of Commerce to re-connect with friends and colleagues and to hear about four Lakewood Schools programs that mean much to the community and our students.
The hard work and perseverance that has paid off in academic excellence for 276 sixth- through 12th-graders was honored at the 30th Annual Celebration of Excellence, held May 15 at the Civic Auditorium. The ceremony honors those students who have achieved a 4.0 or more GPA through three quarters.
While many of you were enjoying your snow day on Friday and were sleeping in on Saturday, our middle school wrestlers were working hard to win the league championship at the league wrestling tournament. Lakewood had many student-athletes place at the tournament, including four first-place finishes.
The Board of Education, at its Feb. 4 meeting voted unanimously to request that Cuyahoga County place a 3.9 mill operating levy on the May 7, 2013 ballot. It would be the lowest millage request for a levy since the 1970s.
It was a one-two punch for Harding and Garfield middle schools at the Power of the Pen district competition on Jan. 26 as Harding 8th grader Kent Adams and Garfield 7th grader Elizabeth Shuga each captured first place in their respective grade levels. Led by Adams, Harding’s 8th grade team also won second place overall.
Garfield Middle School's PTSA plant sale orders are now being taken. Please click on the links below to see the variety of vegetables, flowers, and herbs that are being offered. Pick up day is Saturday, May 25, just in time for Memorial Day weekend planting. The deadline to order is Friday, April 12, so don't delay!
Plant Sale Order Form; Plant Options 1; Plant Options 2
Elizabeth Hankins, director of the Lakewood High School orchestra program, has been selected as one of 50 music educators from across the country to to receive Yale’s Distinguished Music Educator Award and be invited to attend Yale University’s 2013 Symposium on Music in Schools.
The 11th Annual LHS Physics Cardboard Boat Regatta sponsored by Tavens Packaging & Display Solutions once again showed that learning about physics and its principals can be a lot of fun - and fun to watch! More than 200 students and 72 boats made solely of corrugated cardboard and packaging tape attempted to have their crafts cross the 25-yard LHS Pool at the March 6 event. Click here to see a photo gallery of the mayhem! View the Fox 8 preview video here.
The application period for open enrollment for the district's two middle school begins April 9. Guidelines for the process and an application can be found here and under the Forms tab.
Garfield and Harding competed Arpil 18 in the middle school Academic Challenge competition and both represented the district very well. In the preliminary round the Gafield team placed 4th and the Harding team tied for 6th.
Thank You, Lakewood!
On behalf of the Lakewood Board of Education, I would like to thank Lakewoodites for once again showing that our City values public education and understands the connection between strong schools and a strong community by passing our operating levy.
Lakewood City Schools grabbed three of the top six prizes at the annual Cleveland Regional Invention Convention on May 11, including the Grand Prize. Sydney Heckeler, a fourth-grader at Emerson Elementary, took home the Grand Prize and a $2,500 and fifth-grader Evan Bell of Emerson and seventh-grader Damien Jouriles of Garfield Middle School captured first place for their grade levels, along with $500 scholarships.
Lakewood High School senior Peter Nelson will combine his love of basketball and his desire to serve his country next year when he attends Centre College in Danville, Ky., on a four-year full-ride Army ROTC scholarship. Nelson announced his commitment at a signing ceremony on Monday.
Congratulations to West Shore Career-Tech and Lakewood High students junior Matt Kerrigan and senior Dan Twardesky on their 10th place finish in the national 2013 Cisco NetRiders IT/networking competition on May 3. Over 1,800 students from 36 states and Canada competed.
Lakewood City Schools recently reaffirmed its commitment to the safety and well-being of its students by purchasing 10 AED (automated external defibrillators) units for the district. With the purchase, all school buildings will have an AED on site.
The verdict is in! Harding Mock Trial team had a great day at the Ohio Judiciary Center in Columbus on April 11. The Harding Mock Trial Defense and Prosecuting Teams won three out of a possible four awards for Best Witnesses and Best Attorney and were awarded an “Outstanding” rating overall, the second-highest rating.
Students in Dr. Chuck Greanoff;s freshmen AP U.S. History classes celebrated the impact and meaning to our country of the Civil War in the 5th annual Lakewood High School Celebration of History, held March 26 at the Lakewood Park Woman’s Pavilion.
Five high school and a dozen middle school students participated in the 59th annual Northeastern Ohio Science & Engineering Fair at Cleveland State March 7 and all came away with an award or recognition. Leading the way was freshman Cate Schleckman’s first-place award in the Environmental Science division.
The Lakewood Community Recreation & Education Commission (CREC) is an advisory volunteer commission providing leadership and direction to the Lakewood City Schools Recreation & Education Department. CREC has a Youth Athletic Commission, and an Adult Athletic Commission made up of 7 members each, that meet once a month. CREC is looking to fill two vacancies on the Youth Athletic Commission.
The Board of Education, at its Jan. 22 meeting, took steps toward placing a 3.9 mill operating levy on the May 2013 ballot. Superintendent Jeff Patterson made the recommendation for the levy earlier in the meeting.
Nearly two dozen LHS students have been recognized for their musical talents with their selection into honors ensembles. Playing in the Ohio University's Honors Orchestra over the holiday weekend were Cooper Brown, violin; Kendall King, violin; Devon Caskey, viola (first chair); Tayler Schnear, viola; Nora Varcho, viola; Danny Toner, cello (first chair); James Dilzell, cello; Devon Chodzin, bass; and Carla Martinez-Diaz, bass.
H2O’s 20th anniversary party dubbed the H2O Tributary Bash: Drops of Kindness, Ripples of Change is set for Saturday, Feb. 23. The event will be at the old Lake Erie Screw Factory, 13000 Athens Ave. A VIP reception is from 5:30-7 p.m., followed by the main event. Should be a fabulous night of fun & philanthropy, all for the benefit of our students! Click here for an invitation.
Lakewood Board of Education members Betsy Shaughnessy and Edward Favre have taken out petitions for re-election to the School Board. Both plan to be on the November 2013 ballot.
A team from West Shore Career-Tech captured the 1st annual Software Innovation Showdown: High School Edition presented by Hyland Software held April 27 at the software company’s Westlake headquarters. Congratulations to Sydney Ward, Kyle Kasper, Matt Kerrigan, and Liam O’Donnell, who made up the Happy Feet Team.
The Board of Education at its May 6 meeting approved a resolution authorizing the sale of the former McKinley Elementary building at public auction. The resolution was required in order to proceed to the next phase of the state-mandated process. No offers were received in the first phase, which gives first dibs to any charter schools operating or intending to operate in Lakewood. A 30-day public notice will be given before the auction begins.
The Athletic Department has arranged for our student-athletes to receive a sports physical for $10 on May 21 (boys) or May 23 (girls) from 2:30-6:30 p.m. at Lakewood High's East Gym. Click here for more information.
The LHS boys' tennis team finished off its finest year in the past half a century by beating Rocky River 3-2 and claiming the West Shore Conference title in the team's first year in the league. Seniors Chris Brinich and Dan Mezin won in straight sets at second and third singles, respectively. The second doubles team of senior Matt Carlson and junior Colin Levis dominated in their straight set win. The Rangers were undefeated in the WSC and completed their regular season at 13-4. They have now won three of their past four league titles.
Help out the middle school and high school track & field teams by dining in or ordering out from Donato's on May 13 and May 20 from 4-9 p.m. Make sure to present the May 13 or May 20 flyer or mention Lakewood Track when you order.
A number of Lakewood High School and West Shore Career-Technical District students have been honored for their artwork both statewide and locally. Senior Zac Webb of West Shore’s Interactive Media program has had his short film, “White Walls, Red Walls,” chosen as a finalist in the Ohio Governor’s Youth Art Exhibition. Three other IM students were recognized in Fairview Hospital's Cancer Prevention Poster Contest.
Three Lakewood City Schools students have had their creative work recognized as among the best in the state in the National PTA Reflections art recognition program.
The Board of Education at its Jan. 22 meeting set in motion the process to eventually sell the mothballed McKinley Elementary School, located at 1381 West Clifton Blvd.
The Lakewood City Schools will be hosting a Kindergarten Parent Information Night for parents of preschoolers interested in learning about the district’s kindergarten program. The event will take place on Wednesday, February 13, at 7 p.m. at Horace Mann Elementary School’s Cafetorium. Horace Mann is located at 1215 W. Clifton Blvd.
Help To Others (H2O) will once again be holding its popular summer service camp this year. The application deadline is April 26. Click here for an application and more info.
Each year, chemisty high school students all over the world prepare and compete in the 2012 International Chemistry Olympiad. Lakewood High recently sent five of their best chemistry students for the first round of competition at Cleveland State. Emma Brady, Devon Chodzin, Renee Klann, Maggie Pizzo and Hannah Tyburski competed and Maggie Pizzo advanced to the second round of competition on April 12.
Harding Morning News Crew members Claire Hylton and Margaret McIlwee were thinking up ways to add a little spice to the school's Harding Morning News show and on a lark, emailed Fox 8 News to see if any of their anchors might be willing to come be interviewed on the show. To their surprise, Fox 8 took them up on the request and sent morning news anchors Wayne Dawson and Kristi Capel to be guest on the show.
The Lakewood/Rocky River Rotary Outstanding Student Award recognizes students who are the “top performers” in their West Shore Career-Technical program. These students were acknowledged at the Lakewood/Rocky River Rotary recognition luncheon on March 11.
Led by District champion Kent Adams, Harding 8th graders racked up another first-place Power of the Pen finish as the team beat out 44 other teams at the March 16 Pen Regional tournament held at St. Joseph Academy.
Three district staff members have been honored for the good work they do with our students. Peter Petto has been chosen as this year’s Outstanding Math Educator by the Greater Cleveland Council of Teachers of Mathematics; Nima Zaaeed was given the Technical Educator Award from the Cleveland chapter of ASM International and physical therapist Gina Babinec as been selected from to receive the Franklin B. Walter Outstanding Achievement Award for Educators from the State Support Team 3 Region.
Seniors Amira Nasrallah and Alexander Northrop are recipients of the 2013 Mary Louise Beech Scholarship Award and received their award checks and Certificates of Recognition at the May 6, 2013, Board of Education Meeting.
Eighth grade students interested in electronics and engineering can participate in a free three-day camp at LHS exploring alternative energy technologies. This camp offers students a hands-on opportunity to learn about earth friendly energy sources; wind turbines, solar energy, and fuel cell technology. Camp will be June 10-12. Deadline to register is May 17. Information Flyer & Registration Form
Harrison Elementary celebrated Right to Read Week last week with their very own cool twist, Idita-READ. Students and staff turned the lobby of the school into a winter wonderland and Idita-READ headquarters complete with igloo.
Our schools provide our students with an excellent education, and are a source of community pride:
• The partnership with the University of Akron gives students a chance to earn college credit while in high school; saving time and money on college tuition.
• Students graduate on time, prepared for work or college.
• The music and gifted programs have been recognized as among the best in Ohio.
• Our schools have earned clean audits from the state for more than 10 years.
The Lakewood Council of PTAs is offering four $1,000 scholarships to Lakewood High School students, two scholarships for academics and two for career tech. The applications and references are due in the LHS Guidance Office by 9 a.m. on Friday, March 22. Download the form to apply here, and the Teacher Recommendation form here.
Lakewood’s students creativity and imagination were celebrated at the annual Lakewood PTA Council Reflections Ceremony, held Jan. 24 at the Civic Auditorium. One hundred forty works by 133 students from preschool through high school were honored and 24 students’ works were chosen to move on to the state PTA judging.
Youth Opportunities Unlimited has created a program that focuses on helping teens ages 14-18 get a job in the local area. The students complete applications online and companies from the local area use the database to select teens to employ. For more information on this program and how to apply, click here.
The open enrollment period for parents who wish to enroll their child in a middle school school other than their neighborhood school begins April 9. Click here for the middle school open enrollment guidelines. Elementary open enrollment begins May 1. For elementary guidelines, click here.
Lakewood High School is one of 50 schools from across the country named finalists in Vans Custom Culture art competition that includes a grand prize of $50,000 for the winning high school’s art department. Vote here to help the school win the grand prize. Voting ends May 13 at 11:59 p.m.
TIme to hit the links! Have some fun and help raise some money for the LHS Golf program by joining in the team's annual golf outing at Springvale Golf Course in North Olmsted on June 8. Entry deadline is June 1. Click here for more info and an entry form. Those interested in sponsoring the event can click here for a sponsor form.
The Lakewood High School Orchestra program is busily preparing for back-to-back reunion concerts May 24 & 25. Alumni from all over will join the Spring Orchestra Concert on Friday, May 24 and will perform two selections with the LHS Symphony and Chamber Orchestra under the direction of former LHS Orchestra Director Fritz Schaufele. Then on Saturday, May 25, The Lakewood Project will celebrate its 10th anniversary with a concert that will include more than 60 LP alumni. Click here for a Lakewood Project presale ticket form.
Registration for Lakewood City Schools' summer school program for middle school and high school students begins April 26. Session I will run from June 14-July 5 and Session II from July 8-26. For more information and an application, click here.
It’s time to register for preschool! Registration for Lakewood’s Early Childhood Program begins Feb. 1, 2013. We offer classes for children who will be 4 by Sept. 30, 2013 and one class for children who will be 3 by Sept. 30, 2013. Children must be Lakewood residents and potty trained.