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.
Senior Steve Saed shares his thoughts
on being part of the district's Gifted progam.
LHS students and members of the community can purchase a copy of Malcolm Gladwell's "Outliers" in the LHS Bookroom for $11. The Bookroom is open Monday-Friday from 8 am - 2 pm. The Bookroom closes for lunch from 11:30 am - 12:30 pm.
The Board of Education at its June 17 meeting approved the hiring of four principals for the 2013-2014 school year to replace two retiring principals and two who will be moving into other administrative positions with the district.
This five-day event presented by the Ohio Humanities Council and the Lakewood Historical Society combines living history, music, education, theater and audience interaction in an exciting community educational event. This year’s theme for the Ohio Chautauqua is When Ohio was the Western Frontier.
The Lakewood Teachers Association has been maintaining the Adopt-a-Spot in front of the Bandstand at Lakewood Park for four years as part of the Keep Lakewood Beautiful Program. This year, besides sprucing up the flower bed, LTA and LHS art students team to give the spot something special.
Nearly 400 Lakewood High School seniors marched across the stage to receive their diplomas on Sunday, June 9, in front a packed Civic Auditorium full of their family and friends. Graduates received their diplomas from Board of Education President Edward Favre along with congratulations from Superintendent Jeff Patterson.
The Lakewood Alumni Foundation is cleaning out its storage rooms in preparation for its first-ever garage sale. The East Cafeteria and sidewalk will be overflowing with housewares, collectibles, tools, and much more on June 27, 9 a.m-noon and June 28& 29, 9 am -3 pm. Cash and credit cards will be accepted. All proceeds benefit the Lakewood City Schools. Donations for the sale will be accepted June 16 & 22 from 10 am-2 pm. Donations for H2O's clothing drive will also be collected.
The third grade Social Studies curriculum includes a unit on Lakewood and its history. Horace Mann teacher Katie Bunsey took the opportunity to ask her students "What's So Great about Lakewood?" The students' responses in their essays here are a nice reminder of what makes our city special.
Lakewood Reads is Lakewood High's effort to get the community involved in celebrating literacy by reading a book together. All LHS students will be reading, Outliers: The Story of Success, by Malcolm Gladwell, as part of their summer reading requirements. LHS is asking the community to join in reading the summer reading book as well.
Congratulations to the 18 members of the 12th graduating class of Lakewood City Academy! Sixteen of the graduates received their diplomas in a commencement ceremony that was part of the June 3 Board of Education meeting.
The Lakewood Board of Education at its May 20 meeting created a Financial Advisory Committee to work with Treasurer Tim Penton, Superintendent Jeffrey Patterson and the Board Member assigned to Finance.