District News

CONSTRUCTION & COMMUNITY MEETINGS UPDATE

The Superintendent has concluded his three community engagement meetings at the elementary schools slated to be rebuilt - Grant, Lincoln and Roosevelt - and will hold a meeting on plans for the high school on Tuesday, April 22 at 7 pm in the LHS East Cafeteria. You can keep abreast of the planning process on our School Construction page, which includes videos and minutes from the community meetings as well as contact info for the architects, who welcome your input. We look forward to this exciting process that will bring the community three new elementary schools and a completed high school!


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. 


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.


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.