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.


2014 2105 Schedules To Be Mailed 2014 2105 Schedules To Be Mailed

Student schedules for the 2014-2015 school year will be mailed home to 7th & 8th grade students on August 22nd.   6th grade students and new students will be able to pick their schedules up at orientation on August 21st.   Additional information and paperwork will be included in the schedules to help answer questions you may have on the upcoming school year.

Don't Forget Your Summer Reading Don't Forget Your Summer Reading

This year's summer reading book is "Wonder" by RJ Palacio.  All middle school students are required to read the book, view the videos, and answer questions related to the story.  Please refer to the summer reading link on the left of this webpage for full details.    Assingments are due August 29th and will be a significant part of the first quarter langauge arts grade.

A limited number of "Wonder" books are avaialbe to be checked out until June 30th in the Garfield office.  Books checked out in June are to be returned August 5th so that other students may check the books out in August.  The office is closed all of July.  Happy Reading and Choose Kind!

6th Grade/New Student Orientation Set For August 21st 6th Grade/New Student Orientation Set For August 21st

There will be an orientation for all incoming 6th grade students and any new student to Garfield on August 21st at 1:00 p.m. or 6:00 p.m.   The orientation is for students and parents to learn more about middle school life and to ask questions.   Students will also recieve their schedules, take a tour of the building, and have an opportunity to practice opening a locker.   Representatives from our PTSA will be in attendance so you can sign up for membership, purchase spirit wear, and ask questions of veteran middle school parents.  This orientation is extremely important for both parents and students to attend so please mark your calendars.