Our Mission

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

PRESENTATION FROM SECOND GIFTED MEETING AVAILABLE

For those of you who were not able to attend either of the two community meetings on the Gifted Program, the presentation given by Director of Teaching & Learning Pam Griebel at the second meeting on March 3 is available here.

CARDBOARD BOAT REGATTA ROCKS THE POOL

The 13th annual LHS Physics Cardboard Boat Regatta sponsored by Tavens Packaging & Display Solutions once again showed that learning about physics and its principals can be a lot of fun and not every boat floats!

LHS ACADEMIC CHALLENGE TEAM SHINES IN COMPETITION

The Lakewood High Academic Challenge team was the winner of the NewsChannel 5 Academic Challenge episode taped Feb. 22. The team, composed of senior Ben McKinsey, junior Robbie Fehrenbach and sophomore Ian Bell, beat teams from Strongsville and Massillon Jackson high schools. 

BOARD OKS 2015-2016 CALENDAR WITH EARLIER START DATE

The Lakewood Board of Education at its March 2 meeting approved the 2015-2016 school year calendar that has a start date for students of Monday, Aug. 17, 2015. The last day for students will be Thursday, May 26, 2016. 

LINCOLN GROUNDBREAKING SET FOR MARCH 13

On Friday, March 13 at 4 pm, the District will hold the first groundbreaking for our new elementary schools! Please join Superintendent Patterson and the Board of Education for this momentous occasion. The school will be represented by Principal Sandy Kozelka, students and PTA officers. The event takes place in the old Lincoln parking lot, 15616 Clifton Blvd. All are welcome and the event will take place rain or shine!

CULINARY STUDENTS PERFORM WELL AT REGIONAL COMPETITION

 Months of training and preparation paid off for West Shore Culinary students at the regional Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) competition February 28. West Shore earned five Gold Awards and one Silver Award across four categories with the Senior Culinary Team of D'Nautica Davis and Katherine Renaudin also earning a spot in the State Competition in April in Columbus.

CLASS OF 2017 SELLING "LUCKY TO BE A RANGER" SHIRTS

The Class of 2017 is holding a fundraiser for St. Patrick's Day. Students are selling "Lucky to Be a Ranger" shirts for $10 each. Shirts can be ordered in the LHS Book Room, which has order forms. Class offices have distributed forms to each school as well, along with a sample shirt. Orders are due March 5. Contact Jen Manning with any questions.

LHS TRACK & FIELD FUNDRAISER MARCH 10 AT ANGELO'S

Help support our track and field athletes by eating at Angelo's Pizza on Tuesday, March 10. Twenty percent of your order, dine-in or takeout, will go toward the team. Offer is good from open to close. Present this flyer or mention LHS Track & Field when you order.

SWIMMER REIS SETS NEW SCHOOL RECORD AT STATE MEET

Congratulations to sophomore swimmer Kelley Reis, who finished 12th at the State Championship Meet Feb. 28 in the 100-yard-backstroke. Her time of 57.77 is a new school record, breaking Kelsey Moran's 2007 record. She also placed 17th in the 50-yard freestyle, one place shy of the Finals. Her backstroke time qualifies her for NCSA Junior Nationals.  Sophomore diver Allen VanHouten also qualified for State but was unable to compete due to an injury. Congratulations on a great season!

BOOSTERS' NIGHT AT THE RACES TAKES OFF MARCH 7

The Athletic Boosters' Night at the Races fundraiser is set for Saturday, March 7 at St. Mary’s Church on Warren Road. Tickets are pre-sale only! This is always a fun evening and raises lots of money for our Boosters, who do so much for our athletes. You may even come away a winner! Click here for ticket order, race/horse sponsor and program advertising forms.

WEST SHORE STUDENTS HONORED FOR WORK ETHIC

West Shore students demonstrated their strong work ethic by braving extreme temperatures to attend a recognition breakfast on Feb. 20 The Lakewood Chamber of Commerce and the Lakewood/ Rocky River Sunrise Rotary acknowledged the students for being “dependable, hard-working, and committed to doing a good job” in the classroom and in the workplace.  One student from each career-technical program was selected to receive the Outstanding Work Ethic Award. 

INVITATION TO ATTEND STUDENT SERVICES' PARENT COUNCIL

If you are the parent of a student with a disability who attends Lakewood City Schools, please consider attending our Parent Council meetings. Meetings are quarterly and are held at Harding Middle School. The next meeting is Thursday,March 5 at 6:30 pm. At the meeting a Lakewood graduate and his mother will discuss their journey in Lakewood Schools, share successes and talk about post-school transition. Please RSVP to Christine Palumbo

PARENT DROP-IN TO ADDRESS TEENS & DRUGS

The next LHS Parent Coffee Drop-in with counselor Lyndie Schuckert will address the hot topic of Teens & Drugs. The session is set for Thursday, March 5 at 8:15-9:15 am in the Civic Catering Room. Please RSVP by March 3 to melynda.schuckert @lakewoodcityschools.org.

REGISTER FOR DISTRICT'S TOP-RATED PRESCHOOL PROGRAMS

Registration is now open for the district's Early Childhood programs, all of which have earned the State of Ohio's top 5-star rating! Enrollment is open to Lakewood children who are toilet-trained and are 4 years old by Sept. 30 or 3 years old by Sept. 30.

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