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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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A HOMECOMING WEEK SALUTE TO OUR ALUMNI

Our alumni are around the globe and are making contributions to their communities in ways big and small. It all began with an education in the Lakewood City Schools. This Homecoming Week, the district and the Lakewood Rangers Education Foundation will be sharing the stories of some of these grads.

 


SPIRIT PARADE STEPS OFF OCT. 3 FROM LAKEWOOD PARK

The annual Spirit Parade is Friday, Oct. 3. The parade steps off from Lakewood Park at 5:45 p.m. and will wind its way up to First Federal of Lakewood Stadium via Belle, Clifton and Bunts just in time for pregame activities for the Rangers Homecoming Game vs. River.


LHS ARCHITECT MEETING SET FOR OCT. 7

The architect team from URS Corp. will be on hand to present preliminary design ideas for the eastern end of Lakewood High School at a community meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 7 at 6:30 pm in the LHS L Room. Please come and share your comments and give input on this important stage of the project.


NATIONAL MERIT SEMIFINALISTS LEAD ACADEMIC HONORS LIST

Each September brings announcements of stellar academic achievements accomplished by high school students in the previous school year. Each September, Lakewood High School has a good share of these top academic performers. This year’s academic stars include four National Merit Semifinalists (left), two National Merit Commended Scholars and 82 AP Scholars, including four National AP Scholars.


LHS HOSTING MONTHLY PARENT COFFEE CHATS

WHY:  To discuss trending “Hot Topics”
WHEN:  FIrst Thursday of the month, 8:15-9:15 am; First meeting is Oct. 2
WHERE:  Civic Catering Room
WHO:  Hosted by Lyndie Schuckert – LHS School Counselor
HOT TOPIC: “The media and recent violent relationship disclosures”
Please RSVP to Lyndie Schuckert at 216-529-4272 by Oct. 1.


KINSHIP CAREGIVER LEGAL AID WORKSHOP SET

If you are a grandparent or relative caring for a child this workshop may be for you. Receive hands-on assistance with filling out legal documents for Grandparent Power of Attorney, Caregiver Authorization Affidavit and more. The workshop is Monday, Sept. 29 from 11 am- 7 pm at MetroHealth Medical Center. Click here for more information.


WEST SHORE GRADUATE FEATURED IN CAREER-TECH VIDEO

2014 West Shore graduate Kyle Kasper is featured prominently in Ohio Department of Education’s new video, “I am Career-Tech.” 

Click HERE to watch the video.


FORUM ON HEROIN EPIDEMIC SET FOR SEPT. 30 AT LIBRARY

More people were killed in Lakewood due to heroin last year than any other suburb in Cuyahoga County.  This is an epidemic in Northeast Ohio, and an important way to combat this epidemic is through education. Judge Michael Astrab of the Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court thinks it’s time for the talk about heroin.


QUALITY PROFILE BOOKLET MEASURES MORE THAN SCORES

Recently, the district and the Lakewood Rangers Education Foundation teamed to create a Quality Profile booklet that many Northeast Ohio school districts have created to tell the story of their districts beyond just state test scores. You can find this booklet, "A Plus for Our Students, A+ for Our Community" here. It is filled with many reasons why Lakewood residents can be proud of their schools.


PRELIMINARY SCHOOL DESIGNS AVAILABLE TO VIEW

The next round of elementary architect meetings have concluded and the Grant, Lincoln and Roosevelt communities were presented with preliminary design plans, some further along than others. Architect Rodwell King of GPD Group will continue to revise plans taking the community’s input into consideration. Plans can be viewed on our School Construction page. You will also find an email on the page to send King your comments.


SEEKING EX-MARCHING BAND MEMBERS FOR ALUMNI NIGHT

Lakewood Ranger Marching Band alumni are encouraged to participate in the annual Alumni Night on Friday, Oct. 3 at the Ranger football Homecoming game. This is the 35th anniversary of the band’s trip to England and former Band Director Jim Warrick (1977-982) will be present to help conduct. There is a rehearsal on Tuesday, Sept. 30 at 7:30 pm in the LHS Choir Room. Members will meet on game night at 5:30 pm for pre-game instructions. For more information, email lhsarmb@yahoo.com or call Sean Derenzo at 216-570-3019.


NOTIFICATION OF STUDENT DATA RELEASE

A U.S. District Court has ordered that 2013-2014 school year records from the Ohio Department of Education’s student record system be turned over to Disability Rights Ohio as part of an ongoing lawsuit. Under the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act, families of students whose data will be released must be notified and given the opportunity to object. A copy of the notice – which includes instructions on how parents may object to the data release – can be found here. The court must receive objections no later than Sept. 12.


HARVEST DINNER AT PLAYERS TO BENEFIT PTAS

Players on Madison is teaming up with the Lakewood Council of PTAs for the first annual "Fall Harvest Dinner" to support the Lakewood City School PTA units. On Monday, Oct. 6 from 5 to 9 p.m., the popular Lakewood restaurant will donate 20% of its food sales to the Lakewood Council of PTAs.


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