District News

LHS EARNS OHSAA EXCEPTIONAL SPORTSMANSHIP AWARD

Lakewood High School has been awarded all three levels of available awards from OHSAA Sportsmanship, Ethics and Integrity Committee, including the highest honor, the Commissioner's Award for Exceptional Sportsmanship.


BOYS' CROSS COUNTRY TEAM CAPTURES DISTRICT TITLE

Congratulations to the boys' varsity cross country team on capturing the Division 1 District Championship, the team's first title since 2007. The girls' team finished 8th, with junior Mallory Shaw qualifying for Regionals.


MEETINGS THIS MONTH ADDRESS DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION

Grant, Lincoln and Roosevelt architect meetings to review revised design plans have been set for the following dates: Grant, Oct. 28 in Room 106 of St. James; Roosevelt, Oct. 30 in the Franklin Gym; and Lincoln, Nov. 6 in the Emerson Cafetorium.  There will also be a meeting on Oct. 23 in the Franklin Gym to address the demolition and construction process at all three schools. All meetings start at 6:30 pm.


GUIDELINES TO FOLLOW ON WHEN TO KEEP CHILD HOME

Flu season is upon us and each year at this time the district shares its guidelines for parents to follow when deciding whether to keep your child home or not. Below are the recommendations regarding when to keep a sick child home from school:


CARTOON NETWORK NO BULLYING TOUR STOPS AT GARFIELD

The Cartoon Network brought its Stop Bullying, Speak Up campaign to Garfield on Oct. 16. Sixth-graders saw video messages from President Obama and other famous people and discussed what it means to bully and how it can be stopped. Thanks to Cox Communications for bringing the assembly to Lakewood Schools. Click here for some photos of the morning.


DISTRICT MOURNS LOSS OF CREC PRESIDENT, DON SHARP JR.

Many in the district were saddened to hear of the passing on Oct. 9 of Don Sharp, Jr., who was president of the Community Recreation and Education Commission.