District News

RANGER CAFE OPENS OCTOBER 28

The Ranger Café at West Shore, run by the Culinary students of the West Shore Career-Tech District, will open for business on Tuesday, Oct. 28. The students are excited to show what they are learning in the professional kitchen and restaurant. Hours of operation are Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 12:00-1:30 pm. To make a reservation, call 216-529-4165. 


JOIN RANGER 360 FOR BOOK DISCUSSION ON "SPEAK"

Would you like a deeper connection with your teen? Have you talked to your teen about healthy relationships? Do you think your teen would speak up if someone hurt them? Read the book Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson and join Ranger 360 for conversation and connection with Lakewood parents. The discussion will be Sunday, Nov. 9 from 6-8 pm in the Lakewood Public Library's Multipurpose Room. 


STUDENT'S RECENT CPR TRAINING SAVES A LIFE

Quick thinking and recent CPR/First Aid training helped junior West Shore Culinary student Ken Priddy to jump into action to help a fellow student on Tuesday.  During lunch, Ken heard someone ask another student if he was OK.  When Ken turned around to see what was going on, the person was turning blue and holding his throat.  Ken (at left) saw the student struggling and immediately jumped up to perform the relief of choking maneuver.


JAMMY BUGGARS FUNDRAISER TO BENEFIT HARDING PTSA

The Harding Middle School PTSA will be the beneficiary of Jammy Buggars' Pay it Forward Tuesday program on Tuesday, Oct. 28, 11:30 am-midnight. Dine-in or order take out at the Lakewood restaurant and 15% of the bill goes to the PTSA. Be sure to mention Harding when you order!


CHIPOTLE FUNDRAISER TO BENEFIT ATHLETIC BOOSTERS

Mention the Lakewood Athletic Boosters or show this flyer when you order from Chipotle in Lakewood on Tuesday, Oct. 28, from 5-9 pm and 50% of sales will go to the Boosters and support of high school and middle school athletics.


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.