Spring Musical: 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee 5th grade track meet Lakewood Project Harding production of Annie Lincoln Elementary Groundbreaking LHS Cardboard Boat Regatta

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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.

News & Announcements

KROGMAN TO HEAD COMMUNITY RECreation & EDUCATION DEPT.

The Board of Education at its Aug. 3 meeting approved the appointment of Leslie Krogman as the District’s Coordinator of the Community Recreation and Education Department. She replaces Bob Curtin, who retired on July 31.

LHS MUSICIANS PART OF ALL-OHIO STATE FAIR BAND

One Lakewood High student and one recent graduate are doing their part to keep the masses at the Ohio State Fair entertained  as part of  the All-Ohio State Fair Band. The Fair Band and accompanying Youth Choir have been part of the Ohio State Fair since 1925 and 1963, respectively. Representing Lakewood in this year’s band are Class of 2015 graduate Stephen Moncol and senior Tess Marjanovic.

RANGER MARCHING BAND TO DEBUT MARCH-A-THON ON AUG. 11

Support the Lakewood Ranger Marching Band at the first annual "March-A-Thon" at Lakewood Park! The band will be marching from 4-8 pm on Aug. 11 in order to raise funds to support the growing marching band. The entire community is invited to watch the band practice and, for a donation, to request favorite Lakewood marching band songs, stand tunes and drum cadences.

SUMMER READING CAMPS KEEP STUDENTS ON TRACK

The calendar may indicate summer break, but for a group of about 125 second- through fifth-graders, part of their summer was spent in a classroom brushing up on their literacy skills. This new, six-week reading camp was designed to give at-risk readers and those seeking to improve their literacy small group instruction that will help carry them into the new school year with greater confidence in their reading.

DISTRICT HIRES NEW MANAGER OF OPERATIONS

Ed Deblock has been hired by the Board of Education for the position of Manager of Operations. He began this administrator position overseeing the District’s maintenance and custodial operations July 27.  Deblock previously worked in maintenance for the Cleveland Indians for nine years and was a lead maintenance technician.

PARENTS: PLEASE FILL OUT BACK-TO-SCHOOL INFOSNAP DATA

It's that time of year again! With the implementation of our online student data entry program, Infosnap, it is now easier than ever to provide your student's information for the new school year. If you have not already entered your data, please look for an email that was recently sent from the District that provides you with a "snapcode" to begin the process. Call our Data Management Department at 529-4148 if you have any questions.

GROUNDBREAKING FOR LHS SET FOR AUG. 27

Join the Board of Education, Superintendent Patterson, Principal Keith Ahearn for the official groundbreaking for the new portions of Lakewood High School. The short event will take place on Thursday, Aug. 27 at 4 pm. Exact location is still to be determined. Please join us!

Board adopts district goals for 2015-2016 school year

The Board of Education at its July 20 meeting adopted six new goals the District hopes to achieve for the 2015-2016 school year. The goals include improving student achievement; completing construction of the three new elementary schools; continuing to build on the staff and community's confidence in the District; provide fiscal stability for the District, maintain positive working relationship with all employees; and employ better use of technology to enhance educational and operational opportunities throughout the District. For more details on these goals, click here.

SALES TAX HOLIDAY FOR CLOTHING, SUPPLIES STARTS AUG. 7

Ohio's first and only sales-tax holiday starts on Friday, Aug. 7 at 12:01 am and ends on Sunday, Aug. 9 at 11:59 pm, the Ohio Department of Taxation announced. The tax holiday was created for one-time use only in 2015. According to the new law, the following items are exempt from sales and use tax during the tax holiday: an item of clothing $75 or less; an item of school supplies $20 or less; an item of school instructional material $20 or less. For a list of FAQs on the tax holiday click here.

DR. G TO SPEAK ON THE LINCOLN-GRANT RELATIONSHIP AUG. 12

The Lakewood High School History Department invites you to the latest installment of its Civil War anniversary series. “Lincoln and Grant - the Relationship that Saved the Union,” will be presented by Dr. Chuck Greanoff on Wednesday, Aug. 12 at 7 pm in the Lakewood Public Library Main Auditorium.  

 

LHS' BARBA CHOSEN AS DISTINGUISHED EDUCATOR

Lakewood High Intervention Specialist Dave Barba has been chosen as a 2015 Celebrate Teaching Distinguished Educator by Battelle for Kids. In nominating Barba, District administrators said he "is very meticulous and effective at writing and facilitating IEP meetings. He is resourceful, ensuring that all of his students ... are receiving the necessary accommodations and tools to be successful. He is respected by the staff, and parents often request him as their child's case manager." Congrats to another great Lakewood City Schools teacher! 

CONTRIBUTIONS SOUGHT FOR ANNUAL SCHOOL SUPPLIES DRIVE

Supplies 4 Success is geared up for another great summer school supply drive. Over the past four years, Supplies 4 Success has helped thousands of students get the supplies they need for academic success. You can help students by contributing to this year’s supply drive by picking up an extra binder, notebook, markers, etc. and dropping it off at one of our great local supporting businesses or making a cash contribution.

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