OUR MISSION
In partnership with our families and community, Lakewood City Schools will develop responsible citizens, who are critical and creative thinkers, committed to lifelong learning, invested in a diverse society, and prepared for technological and global opportunities.

NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS

A HOMECOMING WEEK SALUTE TO OUR ALUMNI

Our alumni are around the globe and are making contributions to their communities in ways big and small. It all began with an education in the Lakewood City Schools. This Homecoming Week, the district and the Lakewood Rangers Education Foundation will be sharing the stories of some of these grads.

 


SPIRIT PARADE STEPS OFF OCT. 3 FROM LAKEWOOD PARK

The annual Spirit Parade is Friday, Oct. 3. The parade steps off from Lakewood Park at 5:45 p.m. and will wind its way up to First Federal of Lakewood Stadium via Belle, Clifton and Bunts just in time for pregame activities for the Rangers Homecoming Game vs. River.


LHS ARCHITECT MEETING SET FOR OCT. 7

The architect team from URS Corp. will be on hand to present preliminary design ideas for the eastern end of Lakewood High School at a community meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 7 at 6:30 pm in the LHS L Room. Please come and share your comments and give input on this important stage of the project.


NATIONAL MERIT SEMIFINALISTS LEAD ACADEMIC HONORS LIST

Each September brings announcements of stellar academic achievements accomplished by high school students in the previous school year. Each September, Lakewood High School has a good share of these top academic performers. This year’s academic stars include four National Merit Semifinalists (left), two National Merit Commended Scholars and 82 AP Scholars, including four National AP Scholars.


LHS HOSTING MONTHLY PARENT COFFEE CHATS

WHY:  To discuss trending “Hot Topics”
WHEN:  FIrst Thursday of the month, 8:15-9:15 am; First meeting is Oct. 2
WHERE:  Civic Catering Room
WHO:  Hosted by Lyndie Schuckert – LHS School Counselor
HOT TOPIC: “The media and recent violent relationship disclosures”
Please RSVP to Lyndie Schuckert at 216-529-4272 by Oct. 1.


IMPORTANT YEARBOOK INFO FOR PARENTS OF SENIORS

SENIOR PICTURES: The Oct. 15 deadline for senior yearbook pictures is approaching quickly. Woodard Photographic in Westlake is our official yearbook photographer. You can make an appointment with them at www.woodardphoto.com or call (440) 892-4615. 


SCHEDULE PARENT CONFERENCES ONLINE

Parent/Teacher Conferences will be held Nov. 20 and Nov. 24. Please take a moment to schedule your conferences now via our Conference Scheduler at http://www.ptcfast.com/schools/Lakewood_High_School . Senior parents need to schedule a separate appointment with their student's Guidance Counselor.


FORUM ON HEROIN EPIDEMIC SET FOR SEPT. 30 AT LIBRARY

More people were killed in Lakewood due to heroin last year than any other suburb in Cuyahoga County.  This is an epidemic in Northeast Ohio, and an important way to combat this epidemic is through education. Judge Michael Astrab of the Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court thinks it’s time for the talk about heroin.


SEEKING EX-MARCHING BAND MEMBERS FOR ALUMNI NIGHT

Lakewood Ranger Marching Band alumni are encouraged to participate in the annual Alumni Night on Friday, Oct. 3 at the Ranger football Homecoming game. This is the 35th anniversary of the band’s trip to England and former Band Director Jim Warrick (1977-982) will be present to help conduct. There is a rehearsal on Tuesday, Sept. 30 at 7:30 pm in the LHS Choir Room. Members will meet on game night at 5:30 pm for pre-game instructions. For more information, email lhsarmb@yahoo.com or call Sean Derenzo at 216-570-3019.


WEST SHORE GRADUATE FEATURED IN CAREER-TECH VIDEO

2014 West Shore graduate Kyle Kasper is featured prominently in Ohio Department of Education’s new video, “I am Career-Tech.” 

Click HERE to watch the video.


KAPLAN OFFERING FREE ONLINE PSAT TEST PREP

Free PSAT Crams online:  Kaplan Test Prep is providing free 90-minute cram sessions for the PSAT. Students who attend will learn their 10 Top Score-Raising Strategies and review tips for time management during the test.  For complete dates and times and to register, go to www.kaptest.com/psatcram 


LOW-COST ACT/SAT PREP AVAILABLE THROUGH OSHAA

A new OSHAA program is bringing a special offer for students to receive discounted access to an online (or DVD) ACT and/or SAT study guide to help students prepare for the ACT and/or SAT test. This program is offered through the Ohio High School Athletic Association (OHSAA), professional athletes from the NFL, MLB and 150 other organizations that support the donation project. The cost of a standard ACT or SAT study program is usually $250, but through this program, each is available for $19.99.