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

GARFIELD TEAM RUNNER-UP IN CLASSROOM OF CHAMPIONS

The Garfield Middle School Academic Challenge Team earned runner-up in the finals of the Classroom of Champions competition at St. Ed’s on April 22. The team, which had the highest preliminary rounds score, finished second out of 40 teams, behind winner Incarnate Word of Parma Heights. Congratulations to team members Evan Bell, Patrick McCallum, Aidan Bohac, Colin Sabo, Emma Carson and Renee Jones. The team is coached by Josh Thornsberry.

SPRING PARCC ASSESSMENT TEST SCHEDULE

Students will be taking the PARCC Assessment Test over the next couple of weeks. The outcome of these tests are a very important tool to help us measure our effectiveness and student growth.  All that is asked is for children to be to school on time, with a good night’s sleep, a good breakfast, and give their best effort.

The schedule of tests for each grade is below:

April 21 – Grade 8 ELA – Session 1 &2           April 30 and May 1 – Grade 6 Math

April 22 – Grade 7 ELA – Session 1 & 2          May 4 – Grade 6 Social Studies

April 23 – Grade 6 ELA – Session 1 & 2          May 5 – Grade 8 Science

April 28 and 29 – Grade 8 Math                       May 7 and 8 – Grade 7 Math

 

 

PARENT RESOURCE NIGHT SET FOR APRIL 29

The Lakewood Family Collaborative and Ranger 360 will be hosting a Parent Resource Night, Wednesday, April 29, from 6-8:30pm, at Harding Middle School. The organizers aim to promote and provide access to valuable resources and education for parents in our community, with a focus on critical issues that Lakewood youth face every day.

GARFIELD MIDDLE SCHOOL COLLECTING CARE PACKAGE ITEMS FOR TROOPS

In honor of Memorial Day, Garfield staff and students are sponsoring a care package drive to collect items to send to U.S. troops overseas.  If you have items to donate, please bring them to the school by the end of the day on Thursday, April 30th.  Place items in boxes in the main office hallway.  Click here for a list of items needed by the troops.

Soccer Club Attracts 100 Students

                   

The Garfield Middle School Soccer Club kicked off its spring season with over 100 students including 20 high school students who once attended Garfield. Through generous support of the Lakewood Ranger Education Fund and the Margaret Warner grants members received a new soccer ball and club t-shirt. Led by Mr. Thornsberry, the soccer club attracts students of global origins and provides an athletic and social opportunity for our students.   

H2O SUMMER CAMP APPLICATIONS AVAILABLE

Applications are now being accepted for this year's H2O Summer Service Camp, which runs in four sessions from June 16-Aug. 7. The camp is for 7th-9th graders with limited availability for 6th graders. Applications are due April 30. 
H2O Summer Camp Application

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