The Lakewood City Council will hold a Study Session on Monday, November 24 at 7:00 P.M. in the City of Lakewood’s City Council Chambers (6000 Main Street SW, Lakewood, WA 98499).
LAKEWOOD- Clover Park High School’s (CPHS) new business and marketing club, DECA, has received several scholarships to run the program and help students. The club received $2,500 from Washington DECA, $300 from School Employees Credit Union, $700 from Harborstone Credit Union and $300 from Support America’s Armed Forces. CPHS restarted the program this year after not having a DECA program for the past 10 years.
The Clover Park School District (CPSD) Board of Directors and Lakewood City Council will hold a joint meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014 at 6 p.m. The meeting will be held in Room 4 of CPSD’s Student Services Center, 10903 Gravelly Lake Drive SW in Lakewood.
The purpose of the joint meeting is to discuss the goals and priorities of the school board and city council.
For more information, contact the CPSD superintendent’s office, 253-583-5190.
“Lakewood police said Friday they’ve arrested the final suspect in a home-invasion robbery in which a homeowner mortally wounded one of the robbers.” Read the rest of Adam Lynn’s story in The News Tribune.
When Pierce College Journalism Instructor Teresa Josten made the decision to open her home to an international student, she was prepared for a few minor communication challenges. But with the support she received from the college, becoming a host family has become a priceless experience for the Jostens.
Topics of Interest and Updates
City Council Adopts 2015-16 Annual Budget
On Monday, Nov. 17, the Lakewood City Council unanimously adopted its 2015-2016 Biennial Budget. It is a balanced budget that results in residents getting an increase in services. One example: For the first time in a number of years, this budget increases resources to preserve and maintain the City’s road system, which is a key priority identified by the Lakewood City Council. This budget reflects the City’s commitment to providing quality services and amenities to residents while reestablishing Lakewood’s short- and long-term financial viability. Other highlights include:
In recognition of International Education Week and to celebrate diversity, Clover Park Technical College hosted its first Diversity & International Education Fair Nov. 18 at the McGavick Event Center.
Hey Lakewood residents! Have you been so busy crafting your ugly, er, holiday sweater that you’ve forgotten to register for the City of Lakewood’s 3rd Annual Jingle Bell Rock Your Ugly Sweater 5K on Dec. 6?
By Janne Hutchins
There will be excitement in the air this coming Saturday as the all volunteer car club, the Santa Cruisers, descend from throughout Puget Sound on LASA. LASA is a local agency the provides housing and services to families experiencing homelessness.