Lakes ready for 2014 season

By Jon Esken

In the past, Lakes has had one of the most talent-rich programs in Washington. Over the last two years, Lakes has played one of the most difficult game schedules in the Washington Interscholastic Athletic Association’s (WIAA) 3A high school football classification. Many have wondered why the Lakes has struggled with a losing 9-12 record.

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CPSD Board adds special meeting

The Clover Park School District Board of Directors will hold a special meeting/workshop at 5 p.m., Monday, Aug. 11, in room 4 of the Student Services Center, 10903 Gravelly Lake Drive SW, in Lakewood.

Agenda items for the special meeting/workshop include the format for school reports and a review of the board’s schedules for workshops and school visits. The board’s regular meeting begins at 6 p.m. in the same location. For more information, contact the Clover Park School District superintendent’s office, 583-5190.

 

Island dancers entertain Oak Grove and Firwood Students

The Amataga Fou Youth Group Dancers from New Beginning Church in Lacey entertained Oak Grove Elementary and Firwood Secondary students and staff on July 30 at the school.

The Amataga Fou Youth Group Dancers from New Beginning Church in Lacey entertained Oak Grove Elementary and Firwood Secondary students and staff on July 30 at the school. The dancers performed traditional tribal dancing from Tahiti, Hawaii and Samoa. The purpose of the performance was to give the students a chance to appreciate different cultures.

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CPSD School board cancels meeting

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.

Idlewildlewild becomes first elementary IB World School in Pierce County

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.

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CPSD School Board Schedules Retreat

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.