The Twin Lakes School District Board (Lakewood School) on Thursday adopted a draft of a new compensation model that school officials feel will help the district attract and keep top teaching talent. The new model introduces some elements reminiscent of pre-Act 10 contracts, but having pay adjustments based on merit and professional development, not time. Before Act […]
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Lakewood School third graders raise money for water buffalo, a goat, a flock of chicks and $300 more
Third grade students at Lakewood School have been busy reading books for pleasure, and to become better readers. At the same time they have been helping end world hunger and improve the environment through Heifer International’s Read to Feed program. The sponsored program helps students raise money for Heifer to provide livestock, seeds, trees, and training to families […]
The “Rev Your Engines for Renovations” Lakewood School Community Car Show will take pl;ace on Sunday, July 12, from 1 to 4 p.m. at St. John’s Chruch, 701 N. Lake Ave., Twin Lakes. The event will include hot dogs and chips for the first 150 guests. There will be a first place trophy and prize […]
Lakewood School will be hosting its fifth annual 5K this year in honor of the renovations taking place at the school this summer. The race is titled “Raider Renovation Run” and will be held on Saturday, June 13th at 11 a.m., starting at the Twin Lakes County Club. Registration fee is $30 for all participants. Registration rules include: You […]
Lakewood School staff and administration put together a Raider Shake video in celebration for the last day of school today. Christina Fauria filmed and created the video. It’s well worth a look:
Two Lakewood School teams — Team Rocket and Team Shout — competed in their first Robotics Competition sponsored by Gateway Technical College-Sturtevant campus. The Lakewood teams competed against other middle school students as well as high school students. The students first task was to build the robot from a VEX kit. After this, there were four […]
Sign-up for the 2015 Twin Lakes-Randall Summer Recreation Program will be Wednesday May 27, from 5 to 7 p.m. in the small gym at Randall School. The program is open to all students. Here is a full list of offerings and times.
The Lakewood School PTO on Wednesday wanted to show appreciation to the Twin Lakes Police Department for all they do for the school and community. In honor of National Police Week, the PTO dropped off two food platters for the department and thanked them for their services. It was the PTO’s way of “giving back” to the community that […]
Members of the Lakewood School community held a groundbreaking ceremony for the school’s building project on Tuesday. Clearly the ceremony was lagging behind the actual work as it was plain to see that plenty of ground — and old walls — had already been broken to facilitate the start of the $5.9 million project. Participating the […]
Sixty students and 12 adults from Randall, Riverview, Lakewood, and Brighton schools traveled to Washington DC April 26-28. The trip included visits to: the Smithsonian museums, the National Archives, Mt. Vernon, the National Cathedral, the National Zoo, the Crime Museum, Arlington National Cemetery, the Holocaust Museum and monuments.
Lakewood School PTO hosted a Anna & Elsa Meet and Greet on May 2 at the school. There were three sessions held of the sold out event. Each child was able to have an up close and personal experience. All children met Anna, Elsa and Olaf and had a special picture opportunity. They each made a snowflake […]
At 2:55 p.m., Twin Lakes Rescue units and a Twin Lakes Police officer are responding to Lakewood School for a medical call. Per dispatch: Patient is a 14-year-old who may have a broken arm.
Construction and demolition continues on Lakewood Elementary School.
Lakewood School observed Earth Day 2015 on Wednesday. The school conducted its annual Earth Day community cleanup program after school. Over 100 students, parents, and staff members turned out. Those volunteers picked up trash in the neighborhoods near the school and in downtown Twin Lakes. Additionally, the school provided educational activities that promoted ecological awareness. “We […]
Lakewood students recently completed their winter MAP (Measurement of Academic Progress) testing. The school set incentives for individuals as well as the whole school. The school’s growth goal from Fall to Winter was 3,000 points as a school. The students finished with a total growth rate of 5,217. The reward for the students was a […]
For children who will be 4 or 5 on or before Sept. 1, 2015 and plan to attend Lakewood School, Twin Lakes, 4-year or 5-year-old kindergarten program, please call Jodi Tamminga at 877-2148 ext. #162 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org to pre-register during regular school hours from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Registration forms will be mailed to you with your screening time and date. Kindergarten […]
Lakewood School PTO’s last double elimination Dodgeball Tournament in the “old gym” will be Jan. 25. Games start at noon and go until the last teams are standing. Only preregistered teams will be allowed to play this year. There will be no onsite registration available. All of the brackets will be put together beforehand and available […]
Some members of the Lakewood School PTO put together a last minute event to spread Christmas cheer to Twin Lakes. A couple of PTO dads, Bob Meisinger and Scott Fauria, dressed up as Santa and an Elf and passed out candy and Lakewood swag at noon in the Community Library parking lot downtown.
Note: This post was sponsored by Slades Corners Computer Repair. — DH The following students were named to the Lakewood School honor roll of the first trimester of the 2014-15 school year. High Honor Roll 8th Grade — Bianca Andersen, Keegan Destree, Madelyn Lindeman, Cade Markee, Bryttney Norton, Trinity Rausch, Aryana Rita, Abagayle Sontag, Rowan Suhre. […]
The Lakewood School PTO is hosting a free Holiday Story Time & Pajama Party on Friday, Dec. 12 at the Lakewood School cafeteria. The event is open to children of all ages. Wear your pajamas and come enjoy Christmas stories read by the Lakewood staff. After story time, hot cocoa and popcorn will be provided. […]
The Lakewood School Fall Festival will take place Sat., Nov. 22 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. A full day of fun activities will include: Book fair, craft fair, bake sale, art auction, jazz band, face painting, games and activities, raffles and prizes, flag football tourney and more. There’s even an after party. A community […]
Lakewood School students and staff recognized the sacrifice of all veterans of the US military in an all-school ceremony Monday. Several local veterans attended. Here are some photos (contributed by Christina Fauria): Christina Fauria also put together this video with interviews with local veterans and a musical tribute at the end:
A flag football tournament to be held at Lakewood School on Nov. 22 will benefit a 4K student at the school that has dealt with severe medical issues. Entry fee is $20 per team; payment is due the day of the tournament, which will start at noon Games will have 30 minutes of field plus one 15-minute […]
Lakewood PTO and Randall PTC will present “Ghouls United” on Oct. 24 from 5 to 8 p.m. The parent-teacher organizations from the two schools have joined together and will be offering a fun and free community Halloween event to be held in Lakewood’s parking lot. Activities will include: music, costume contest, parade, prizes, candy and much more. More information here.
On Sept. 30, Lakewood School has partnered with Subway and the Community Library in Twin Lakes for a Sub-merge Yourself in Reading Event. 10% of all Twin Lakes Subway sales from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. will be donated to the teachers to purchase classroom books. Customers must state they are from Lakewood at time of purchase to receive […]
Lakewood School is having its annual Fall Festival and Craft Fair on Nov. 22. Currently, organizers are soliciting for crafters and vendors. If anyone would like to secure a table (only $25) they can contact Dawn at email@example.com More information on the event is available here.
Lakewood School staff accepted the ALS ice bucket challenge Wednesday afternoon: Here’s a video by Christina Fauria that is also posted on the school website:
Twin Lakes School District administrator Joseph Price shared some photos with us that show the progress of work being done on the Lakewood School building this summer:
There is still time to sign up for the 2014 Twin Lakes-Randall Summer Recreation Program. The program is open to all students. The program runs from July 7-31, Monday through Thursday, at Lakewood School. Here is a full list of offerings and times. Here’s an added page. Contact Val Lass at VLass@tds.net to complete registration.
Fifty six students, along with 13 adults from Randall, Riverview, Brighton, and Lakewood traveled together to Washington DC, May 1-3. Highlights of the trip were laying a wreath at the Korean Memorial with an Honor Flight from Madison joining in the ceremony, as well as wreath laying at Mount Vernon at George Washington’s tomb. Students […]