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

WEST SHORE RECEIVES MOSTLY A'S ON STATE REPORT CARD

The West Shore Career-Technical District continues to shine with its state ratings. West Shore received all A’s and one B across all measures for its 2013-2014 Report Card. Ohio career-technical districts are graded on Achievement, 4-Year Graduation Rate, 5-Year Graduation Rate, and Post-Program Outcomes.


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.


STUDY: LKWD PROJECT MEMBERS GAIN LONG-TERM BENEFITS

Turns out that members of The Lakewood Project aren’t just making amazing music together, they are also learning lifelong skills that will help them resolve conflicts, build relationships and make them more willing to take creative and intellectual risks because of their time in the electric rock orchestra. A study released by Case Western Reserve University revealed these findings and others when it interviewed nearly 50 former Lakewood Project members.

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.