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5th Grade Battle of the Books

May 17 is our first ever 5th Grade Battle of the Books! About 100 5th graders from all seven of our elementary schools, plus a team from Lakewood Catholic Academy, will square off at Lakewood Public Library in a Jeopardy-like game to see which school knows the most about the nine books they have read this school year. We will be livestreaming the event so if you want to check in on the fun, click at the link below:

https://boxcast.tv/view/battle-of-the-books-elementary-school-edition-05-17-2019-310783?fbclid=IwAR2n_oT3_49zUA6kfD7Iy34zsCbtbAhQ-SCFTboGMR0aploc2bNANDTr79s

Click here to see when your school competes.

Parents, Please Take Title 1 Survey

We would like to know what you think about the Title I program services offered to your child. Please take a few minutes to complete the following survey. The responses will be used to improve the Title I programs in our district and better communicate with parents. We appreciate your time! This survey will close Friday, May 31st at 8pm.

Click here for survey

Aber Named Next Principal at Roosevelt

AberThe Lakewood Board of Education at its meeting on April 15 approved Allison Aber as the next principal of Roosevelt Elementary School, replacing Eileen Griffiths, who is retiring. Aber, who is currently principal at Longfellow Elementary School of Willoughby-Eastlake City Schools, begins her position on August 1, 2019.

Fox 8 to Feature Students Reciting Pledge May 9

Fox 8 Morning News will feature Roosevelt students reciting the Pledge of Allegiance at 6:40 am the morning of May 9. Tune in!

Lakewood PD Youth Basketball Tournament April 6

basketballThe Lakewood Police Dept will its annual Youth Basketball Tournament on Saturday, April 6 at Lakewood High. The tournament consists of fifth graders from all seven elementary schools competing in a single-elimination tournament. The first game begins at 9 am with the championship game at 2 pm. Lakewood Community Services Center representatives will be present to collect cash donations, non-perishable items, and hygiene products for the less fortunate. The Police Department also has joined with the Lakewood Teachers Association for a raffle. The drawing will be held at halftime of the championship game. Winners need not be present. This fun-filled, community day is free of charge. 

Roosevelt Repeats as High Progress School of Honor

RooseveltCongratulations to Roosevelt Elementary, which for the second year in a row has earned designation as a High Progress School of Honor by the Ohio Department of Education! The honor recognizes the school for its gains in reading and math proficiency among all students during the 2017-2018 school year. Roosevelt is the only school in Cuyahoga County to have earned this significant award.

Mrs. Whalen's Class Swaps Spooky Stories with Houston Class

students acting out storyStudents in Mrs. Whalen's 5th grade classroom swapped spooky stories with a classroom in Houston yesterday, but with a twist! Each class developed an opening paragraph of a story then shipped it to the other class to finish the story. Then, they each presented there stories to the other classroom via live video! Mrs. Whalen's class took it to another level by presenting an iMovie of the story as well as a live play, complete with musical accompaniment! So impressive! 

Stop In for DROP IN!

Join our Family Resource Coordinator, Donna Schaefer, for a parent DROP IN.  What is that?  You drop off your kids and then drop in for coffee, chat, questions and conversation.  

Join in & make some (new) connections!

Wednesday September 12th from 8:45-10:00 

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