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Free Transportation Available to Oct. 1 College Fair

College Fair flyer

Baldwin Wallace University is hosting a college fair on Monday, October 1 from 6:30-8pm. Over 100 colleges and universities will be present! Free transportation will be provided for the first 50 students who sign up in the School Counseling Department and will depart from LHS at 6pm. Stop by Counseling if you have questions.

A Dozen New Hall of Famers Inducted

Hall of Fame logoOn September 13 the Lakewood Rangers Education Foundation inducted 12 outstanding individuals from the Lakewood Schools into its Hall of Fame. Individuals are inducted into the Hall of Fame for their accomplishments in athletics, exemplary service as faculty or staff, by distinguishing themselves as successful adults in their chosen careers and/or serving as benefactors in their local communities, state or the world.

Homecoming Tickets and Information Homecoming

The Lakewood Ranger Homecoming Weekend is fast approaching.  Our first event will be our Fall Pep Rally on Friday October 5th during school. The Pep Rally will culiminate with the announcement of the Homecoming Royalty.  Later that evening join us on the streets for the Spirit Parade running from Lakewood Park up Bunts to LHS just in time for the big Homecoming game against Avon.  

The next night is our Homecoming Dance starting at 7:00 p.m.   Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased at the bookroom.  Buying early saves you big cash.  Click here for more information on the Homecoming dance, expected attire and behavior, and ticket purchase.

College Tips & Tricks Night Sept. 26 College Tips and Tricks

Please join the LHS SChool Counseling Department for its College Tips and Tricks Night Wednesday, September 26 at 6:30pm in the LHS Cafeteria. Michael Daso from AXA Advisors will be present to discuss financial planning for college. 

Ranger Cafe Opens Oct. 23, Accepting Reservations Now

Ranger Cafe logoThe Ranger Cafe's grand opening date is scheduled for October 23 and reservations are now being taken. The Ranger Cafe is open on Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 12:00-1:30 pm. To make a dining room reservation, please call: 216-529-4165, ext. 1.   Please look at the Ranger Cafe Calendar to view dates we our open and closed throughout the school year. The menu will be advertise soon and can be viewed on the Ranger Cafe website.

LHS Boasts 83 AP Scholars, Including 5 National Scholars

The growing number of Advanced Placement courses (16) available at Lakewood High School has translated into a growing number of AP Scholars as well. Eighty-three members of the Classes of 2018, 2019 and 2020 have earned AP Scholar Awards in recognition of their exceptional achievement on the AP Exams taken each spring. Congratulations to the following students for their outstanding achievement:

District commemorates 9/11 by encouraging community to serve

FlagsIn honoring the victims and first responders who sacrificed their lives on September 11, 2001, Lakewood City Schools encourages students, teachers, parents and friends to consider volunteering with our own Help To Others (H2O) or another local service organizationCheck out the opportunities by contacting H2O, visiting the City of Lakewood volunteer page or the website of the Corporation for National and Community Service, which began efforts to make 9/11 a National Day of Service and Remembrance in 2002.

Fresh Start Presentation Available

If you were unable to attend the Fresh Start orientation in August, you can view the presentation given here.

LHS Musicians Selected for Region, State Orchestras

All State membersLakewood High will be well-represented at the Ohio Music Educators Association’s Northeast Ohio Region Orchestra as four student musicians were selected for the honors ensemble. In addition, junior cellist Grace Gill, senior violinist Safe Jassani and senior violist Zearatus Perry were chosen to be part of the All-State Orchestra.

LREF Hosting Hall of Fame Inductions, Tailgate Party

Hall of Fame logoJoin the Lakewood Rangers Education Foundation for the annual Lakewood City Schools Hall of Fame Inductions and Hall of Fame Tailgate Party. The Inductions ceremony takes place at the Civic Auditorium at 7pm on September 13. The Tailgate Party will be Friday, September 14 from 5:30-7:30 pm at First Federal Stadium.

College & Career Night Presentation Available

The School Counseling Dept. College & Career Night presentation can be viewed here.

LHS College & Career Night is Aug. 30 Open House

On Thursday, August 30th is your chance to learn more about our Guidance Departement, College and Career opportunities, and meet your child's teacher as you follow along with their daily schedule.  Nearly 30 colleges, Armed Forces and trades reps will be at the fair. The agenda for the evening is:

5:30 p.m.  Presentation from our Guidance Counselors--Gym

5:30-6:30 p.m.  College and Career Fair--Cafeteria

6:30-8:30 p.m.  Meet the Teachers--Classrooms

Hope to see all of you there at this very important evening!

Marching Band Festival Set for Sept. 15

Ranger Marching Band logoThe pageantry and precision that goes along with the music of a high school marching band will be on display at the 32nd annual Lakewood High School Ranger Marching Band Festival set for Saturday, September 15 at First Federal Lakewood Stadium.

Marjanovic Wins Top Award for State Fair Band

Kira MarjanovicCongrats to senior Kira Marjanovic on receiving the Director's Award for this summer's All-Ohio State Fair Band! Kira was selected out of the more than 200 band members from across the state! Earlier this year, Kira earned entrance into the U.S. Marine Corps' prestigious music program.

LHS Student Parking Permits on Sale Aug. 21 & 22

carParking passes for Lakewood High School for the 2018-19 school year will go on sale to seniors only on the first day of school, Tuesday, August 21 from 7 am - 8 am. All other parking passes will be sold beginning at 7 am on Wednesday, August 22 until they sell out. The number of parking spaces is limited so passes will be sold on a first come, first served basis.

Lakewood Project is Cover Story of National Magazine

Teaching Music cover with Lakewood ProjectThe Lakewood Project and its Director Beth Hankins are the topic of the cover story of the latest edition of Teaching Music, a magazine produced by the National Association for Music Educators (NAfME) for its members. The article explores the genesis of the first-ever high school rock orchestra and the ensemble's outside-the-box approach to music education.

Lakewood Project article

Quartet Represents LHS in All-Ohio State Fair Band

All State Fair Band logoFour Lakewood High musicians have spent the last two weeks in Columbus as members 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 seniors Lidia Logan and Kira Marjanovic, junior Katie Livingston and sophomore Gina Marjanovic.

Summer Reading Assignments

summer reading sunThe assignments for 2018 summer reading are now available. Click here for a list of classes and their specific assignments.