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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

HOMECOMING WEEK VIDEO SALUTE TO OUR ALUMNI

It's Homecoming Week in the District and to honor our Ranger alumni, we will be posting a video each day for the rest of the week featuring local alumni who are making their mark in Northeast Ohio. The videos, in which these Ranger grads share how Lakewood City Schools and their time at Lakewood High School impacted them, were produced by West Shore Career-Tech Media & Design student Julia Neff. Today's video features LHS/middle school foreign language teacher Stephanie Boyd.Please click on "Read More" to see the other alumni videos.

Stephanie Boyd: Lakewood High School Alumni from Julia Neff on Vimeo.

CONGRATS TO OUR NATIONAL MERIT & AP SCHOLARS!

Each September brings announcements of stellar academic achievements accomplished by high school students in the previous school year. And each September, Lakewood High School has always been well represented, this year is no different. Our latest academic stars include three National Merit Semifinalists, two National Merit Commended Scholars and 67 AP Scholars, including six National AP Scholars.

SPIRIT PARADE KICKS OFF HOMECOMING WEEKEND SEPT. 30

The annual Lakewood City Schools Spirit Parade will kick off Homecoming Weekend on Friday, Sept. 30. The parade will step off from Lakewood Park at 5:30 pm and march its way through Lakewood to the North Lot at Lakewood High School. The parade is a great showcase of the district’s sports teams, clubs and organizations from elementary, middle and high school. The Rangers football game vs. Avon will cap off the evening at First Federal of Lakewood Stadium with kickoff at 7 pm.

DISTRICT SEEKS PROPOSALS TO PURCHASE LHS MODULAR UNITS

The Lakewood City School District is soliciting proposals for the purchase and removal of the 42 modular units located across the street from Lakewood High School on Franklin Boulevard.  All qualified vendors are encouraged to participate. Please click here for more detailed information.

Oct. 11 superintendent chat to focus on district finances

Lakewood City Schools’ first Superintendent Chat of the school year will be a special presentation by Superintendent Jeff Patterson and Treasurer Kent Zeman on the District’s current financial condition and how school funding impacts our students, community, and the District. The event will take place on Tuesday, Oct. 11 at 6 pm in the Ranger Café at Lakewood High School. This is a great opportunity to hear how your investment in our schools is at work! Light refreshments will be served.

SUPERINTENDENT TO RECOMMEND SALE OF BOARD OFFICE PROPERTY

Superintendent Jeff Patterson at a joint meeting on Sept. 26 with the Lakewood Board of Education and Lakewood City Council announced that he will recommend to the Board of Education that it sell the property where the Board’s administrative offices are at 1470 Warren Road.

ORCHESTRA POPS & CHORAL CONCERTS KICK OFF OCTOBER

The first concerts of the school year kick off the first week of October. On Tuesday, October 4, the LHS and 8th Grade orchestras will hold its annual Pops Concert. Then on Thursday, Oct. 6, LHS will hold its Fall Choral Symposium, which will feature the Symphonic Mixed Choir performing Bach’s Cantata #140, accompanied by the Amethyst String Quartet. Vive L’Four, the Fourtes, and the Chamber Choir will also perform. Both concerts begin at 7:30 pm in the Civic Auditorium. 

FIRST FEDERAL COmmits to help fund new rec facilities

Superintendent Jeff Patterson announced at the Board’s Sept. 19 meeting that First Federal Lakewood has made a significant commitment of $692,000 to the Lakewood City Schools. The funds will go toward building an elevated indoor track for student and community use in the new Lakewood High School athletic wing, which is scheduled to open in Fall 2017. In addition, the bank committed another $150,000 in matching funds if the school district can raise $450,000 from other donors. That additional money would go toward building a Community Recreation Facility at Lakewood High School.

Rangers Education Foundation Holding Restaurant Raffle

To support programs that benefit Lakewood students at all levels as well as funding for teacher grants, the Lakewood Rangers Education Foundation is raffling off an "Eat Local Gift Card Bundle." For $25 per ticket or 5 for $100, you get a chance to win gift cards for 17 different local places. 

GARFIELD & HARDING HOSTING BLOOD DRIVES

Garfield and Harding Middle Schools are holding a friendly rivalry with their dueling American Red Cross blood drives in October. The principal in the school with the least donors will wear the other's school's shirt for a day! The Garfield drive is set for Monday, Oct. 3 from 3-7 pm and the Harding drive will be held on Monday, Oct. 17 from 2:30 - 7 pm. Click on "Read More" for info on how to sign up online.

DISTRICT HOLDING ONLINE AUCTION OF FURNITURE

The Lakewood Board of Education will be conducting an online auction of used school building furniture beginning, Wednesday, Sept. 14 and will conclude on Friday, Oct. 7. To view the auction go to www.publicsurplus.com, click on “Select Region”, click on “Ohio”, click on “Select Agency”, click on “Ohio Schools Broker”,  click on “See All”.  Lakewood’s items are prefixed with “LW.”  

DISTRICT PARTNERS WITH CITY FOR NEW TREE PROGRAM

Leave a legacy – and keep our school grounds green with trees! You can make a difference and give the gift that keeps on growing!  Your tax-deductible donation can make a difference in a student’s school experience. The Lakewood City Schools has teamed up with the City of Lakewood and Keep Lakewood Beautiful to launch Lakewood City Schools Gift-a-Tree Fund, which will allow donors to purchase trees for our school grounds.   

WATCH LHS CONSTRUCTION AS IT HAPPENS!

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