Angela Howard from Greenwood Elementary in the Clover Park School District (on JBLM) was introduced as Lakewood Rotary’s Teacher of the Month. With her to receive the honor was her principal Chuck Euychaner.
From The News Tribune:
Lakes High School’s business club, DECA, has earned gold certification from the School-based Enterprise Certification Program for its school student store.
Celebrating Dr. Seuss’s birthday, teachers, librarians and National Education Association’s have developed Read Across America Day. Each year, schools have activities to bring reading excitement to children of all ages. Clover Park Rotary recognizes the role reading plays in their community and provided a free spaghetti dinner for over 600 kids and their families at Southgate on Thursday night.
The City of Lakewood is accepting applications to fill two (2) vacancies on the Redevelopment Advisory Board.
DESCRIPTION: The Redevelopment Advisory Board shall assist and advise the City Council on issues and programs involving commercial business development and retention; [Read more...]
By Candy Tingstad, A.A. Early Childhood Education, B.A. Education, M.A. Human Development
All day Kindergarten for SOME children promotes growth and development, and is a boon to “working” parents. For others, it is not the best option. The rigors of today’s Kindergartens look more like 1st grades of the past. The trickle-down curriculum and heightened expectations for academic progress lead many children to feel defeated in school before they begin.
A Department of Social and Health Services proposal regarding “Adult Group Homes” was noticed by residents in the Oakbrook community of Lakewood. The Oakbrook Community Facebook Page constructed an abstract of the proposal noting, “The Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS) is about to move on a proposed rule which will make it easier to relocate Western State Hospital patients into many of the Adult Family Homes located throughout the City of Lakewood.”
Let’s blame it on the computer, shall we? Ben Sclair and Joe Boyle never make mistakes; heh, heh, heh. The contact information for the Christmas Angels program at Greater Lakes Mental Healthcare was accidentally deleted from my article.
If you wish to make a contribution in the form of money, grants, goods, services, or storage space, please contact one of our Christmas Angels as follows:
From The News Tribune:
The city of Lakewood and some residents are concerned about a new state license that would allow in-home facilities to care for people who no longer need inpatient treatment at…
After three years of work by the City, the Lakewood City Council this week adopted the community’s first “Legacy Plan,” a 20-year, strategic plan that will help the City develop and sustain a healthy parks and recreation system.