The Clover Park School District Board of Directors has canceled its meeting scheduled for Monday, July 28. The next scheduled meeting for the board of directors is Monday, Aug. 11 at 6 p.m. in room 4 of the Student Services Center, 10903 Gravelly Lake Drive SW, in Lakewood. For more information, contact the Clover Park School District superintendent’s office, 253-583-5190.
Clover Park School District’s Board of Directors announced their meeting schedule for the 2014-15 school year. All meetings, unless indicated differently, are held in Room 4 of the Student Services Center, 10903 Gravelly Lake Dr. SW, in Lakewood.
LAKEWOOD – Clover Park School District’s (CPSD) Idlewild Elementary School has been authorized as an International Baccalaureate (IB) World School implementing the Primary Years Program (PYP), the first in Pierce County. The PYP is designed for kindergarten through fifth-grade students and focuses on the development of the whole child in the classroom and the world. The program encompasses social, physical, emotional and cultural needs in addition to academics. Only two other elementary schools located in Bellingham offer the PYP in Washington state.
The Clover Park School District Board of Directors has scheduled a retreat for Monday, June 30. The retreat begins at 4 p.m. in the Rotunda-Bldg. 3 at Clover Park Technical College, 4500 Steilacoom Blvd SW, in Lakewood. Agenda topics for the retreat include the district’s accountability plan; board schedule; and calendar. For more information, contact the superintendent’s office at (253) 583-5190.
On Wednesday, the Lakewood Police Department conducted an active shooter training that involved West Pierce Fire & Rescue, Washington State Patrol, Town of Steilacoom, Bonney Lake Police, Clover Park School District and other agencies. [Read more...]
LAKEWOOD – Regional law enforcement agencies are participating in an active shooter training exercise at Mann Middle School in Lakewood on Wednesday, June 25. Mann Middle School is located at 11509 Holden Road Southwest.
The training is in cooperation with West Pierce Fire and Rescue and the Clover Park School District. Residents in the nearby neighborhoods can expect to see a large presence of first responders for the duration of the exercise.
Situated in an old building off Pendleton Avenue on Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM), the Fort Lewis Thrift Shop may not have a flashy storefront but it provides a needed shopping alternative to JBLM families and also helps schools.
“For the past year and a half, the thrift shop governing board has really started looking at ways it can support our schools,” said Linda Walker, manager of the Fort Lewis Thrift Shop.
Free lunches will be served on weekdays this summer in Clover Park School District (CPSD) schools as part of the Simplified Summer Feeding Program for Children. Meals will be available to children 18 years of age and younger and must be eaten at the school. Lunches will be served on a first come, first served basis.
Meals will be provided from 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., Monday through Friday, June 23 through July 25 (*No school on Friday, July 4) at the locations listed below: [Read more...]
The Clover Park School District Board of Directors will hold a public hearing Monday, June 23, at 4:30 p.m. in room 4 of the Student Services Center, 10903 Gravelly Lake Dr. SW, in Lakewood.
The purpose of the public hearing is for the school board to receive public input as it considers repurposing unused state school construction assistance funds from the voter approved, 2010 school construction bond for the necessary addition of elementary classrooms.
Soldiers from the 514th Medical Company stationed at Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM) helped students at Tillicum Elementary with reading, math, science and other subjects at least once a month this year. Tillicum has always had a partnership with a medical brigade at JBLM but the visits weren’t on a regular basis.