Clover Park and Lakes High School students qualify for DECA state competition

LAKEWOOD- Many Clover Park (CPHS) and Lakes High School students received awards at the regional DECA competition last month at the Little Creek Events Center in Shelton and qualified for the DECA State Career Development Conference. Four-hundred fifty students from 15 South Sound Schools competed in front of 75 volunteer judges. The qualifiers below will advance to the DECA state conference on March 5-7 in Bellevue: [Read more…]

Lakes football names new defensive coordinator

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By Jon Esken

Earlier this week, Hillary Butler was promoted to defensive coordinator of the Lakes High School football program. Butler, a Lancers’ assistant last season, replaces interim defensive coordinator Matt Roth. Coach Roth, who stepped in as the interim defensive coordinator last season, will continue to develop and coach Lakes’ offensive linemen. He has coached several AP All-State and US Army All-Americans such as Sione Potoa’e and Zach Banner. Additionally, Roth will assist with the development of the Linebackers. [Read more…]

Judges needed for Feb. 28 STEM Fair

LAKEWOOD- Clover Park School District’s annual Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Fair will be held Saturday, Feb. 28 from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Lakes High School, 10320 Farwest Dr. SW, in Lakewood. STEM projects from students across the district will be on display. Last year, more than 400 elementary, middle and high school student projects were displayed. [Read more…]

Lakes High School’s Kiyrie Simons selected as Athlete of the Week

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LAKEWOOD- Lakes High School senior Kiyrie Simons was selected as the CenturyLink High School Athlete of the Week. Representatives from the Seattle Seahawks, CenturyLink, Q13 FOX and Sports Authority recognized him at a ceremony on Oct. 30 at the school. He received a $1,200 Sports Authority gift card for Lakes’ athletic department, tickets and sideline passes to the Nov. 9 Seahawks game and a customized jersey.

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Lakes’ Kiyrie Simons Player of the Week

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By Jon Esken

Kiyrie, a senior at Lakes High School, was selected to be the Athlete of the Week based on his dedication to academics, community involvement, leadership, and athletic performance. Kiyrie holds a 3.988 GPA, ranking sixth in his class of 299 students. He has earned several college credits through the heavy course load of AP and honors courses he has taken. Kiyrie helps younger students succeed both academically and athletically by serving as an Ignite Mentor and a volunteer assistant coach for the Lakewood Lumberjacks youth football team.

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Lakes shuts down Bonney Lake, 29-22

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By Jon Esken

Practice was pretty intense at Lakes High School last week. Not only were the Lancers coming off a loss to Peninsula, they were also told comments from their upcoming opponent, Bonney Lake.

On several social media sites, the Panthers had made it public that they had every intention of coming to Harry E. Lang Stadium and defeating the Lancers. [Read more…]