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.

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Congratulations To Garfield Science Fair Winners

The Northeast Ohio Science and Engineering Fair was held the week of March 9th at Cleveland State University with over 499 participants. Garfield would like to Congratulate Evan Bell for his first place award in Math and Computer Science and Christine Larson for her first place award in the Earth/Space category of the 7th/8th grade division. Nick Cleary also won 2nd place in the Biology division. Evan’s project was “An Exploration of the Three Square Geometry Problem.” Christine’s project was “Cellphone Spectro Photometer. Nick’s was “What is the best method for cleaning fruit?” Evan and Christine were both awarded a gold medal and a $100 for their project.  Evan also received specialty awards which included $75 from the Cleveland State Department of Math, $50 Cleveland State College of Science and Health Professions and the Broadcom Masters Award.  Christine also received specialty awards which included $100 from The Society for Applied Spectroscopy, an IPAD from Rambus Inc. and $50 from Cleveland Regional Council of Science Teachers. All three of the students won the NEOSEF Board of Directors Award.

Car Drop Off Lane Safety

Inclement Weather Safety

            Winter weather is now upon us which brings about situations where safety is a concern.   During bad weather there is an increase in students being driven to school.  Please pay careful attention to students crossing the street and drive slowly in and around the school.  When weather is bad students tend to hurry and don’t always exercise the same caution as they do in better weather.  Also be reminded to drop off students in the lane closest to the school.  The lane closest to Detroit is a drive through only lane.  Students should never be dropped off in the middle lane.  When students are dropped off in this lane they have to cross over a lane of traffic and is very dangerous.  Traffic moves very smoothly and quickly especially when we all are courteous and patient with each other.

            I would also like to remind students that throwing snowballs is strictly prohibited.  Although throwing snowballs may seem like a harmless childhood activity, in larger crowds it can become extremely dangerous.   Bystanders can get hit with a snowball causing injury or a student could run into traffic to avoid a snowball.  Please remind your children to refrain from snowball throwing to and from school.

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