4:00 PM - 8:00 PM Board Retreat
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM Special Board Meeting
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Chat with the Superintendent
6:00 PM Regular Board Meeting
Congratulations to Lakewood High School wrestlers on a great season! Lakewood represented in both boys and girls wrestling at state. Cris, Connor, and Taylor each placed 8th at the Mat Classic State Tournament at the Tacoma Dome.
There was no shortage of student volunteers to hold the Bearded Dragon. But when Reptile Man (aka Scott Petersen) brought out the python and the alligator, shrieks and laughter rang through the English Crossing Elementary gym before students were assured there was no danger from the animals he was holding. Students learned about the ecosystem and the important role that reptiles play in that ecosystem during the school assembly in February. Read more.
Lakewood School District is offering free World Language Competency testing April 18-19 to students who can fluently speak, write, read, and listen in a language other than English. Students in grades 7-12 can earn up to four high school credits by demonstrating language proficiency on this assessment. Learn more.
The first day of kindergarten came early for some 4- and 5-year-olds. Students in Becca Boatwright’s Inclusive Transitional Kindergarten (ITK) class are learning how to be a good friend and how to wait their turn. They are also learning the foundational skills for literacy and math they will need for Kindergarten in the fall. Lakewood Elementary School welcomed its first class of ITK students with the help of a state grant on January 31. Learn more.
Complete a survey to help find Lakewood's next superintendent. Staff, students, families and our community are invited to take a survey — available in both English and Spanish — to help identify the qualities and leadership profile that should be considered with the selection of our new superintendent. Learn more.
Soccer, basketball and volleyball are available to sixth graders this year for the first time at Lakewood Middle School. Sixth graders were already participating in cross country, wrestling and track & field. The decision to allow sixth graders to participate in team sports was made last year by Cascade Middle School League directors. Interest has been high this year, with enough students last season for three volleyball teams and three boys basketball teams. This season, there are three girls basketball teams. Learn more.