Lakewood Elementary School partnered with Anni Womack and Joel Craven of Astraios Financial/Horace Mann to help bring seven new ipads to the school for this fall. The teachers spent time learning how to leverage donorschoose.org by posting projects for classroom supplies they would use to enhance the educational experience of their students. Parents, community members, corporations, and groups all over the world […]
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Wednesday’s senior brunch at Lakewood School in Twin Lakes offered a unique blend of information about the school years past and cutting edge information about the how learning is done today. The program for this month’s brunch — which is in its 12th year at the school — consisted of teacher Chris Cates’ fourth graders asking the seniors in […]
Western Kenosha County Schools got back to work this week, with students returning to class for the 2016-17 school year. Christina Fauria shared this video of the Lakewood School back to school assembly from Thursday:
Lakewood School PTO presents its 2nd annual golf outing on Sunday, Sept. 18 at Twin Lakes Country Club. Registration is at noon with shotgun start at 1 p.m. Fees are per player $55 / Foursome $220. Includes 9 holes of golf, cart, green fees, lunch, goodie bag, hors d’oeuvres and award ceremony/raffle/live auction. $20 for Hors d’oeuvres/award ceremony ticket […]
Lakewood School eighth graders took to the waters of Lake Mary in Twin Lakes Friday afternoon to see who had the fastest boat — boats made of milk jugs, plywood and lots of tape, that is. The milk jug boat race was the culmination of about two weeks work in which students applied concepts they have […]
Last week, 86 students from Lakewood, Randall, Riverview, and Trevor-Wilmot schools took a trip to Minneapolis to compete in the Music in the Parks Festival. The Red Band (7th & 8th grade) received a rating of Superior, the highest possible rating. The White Band (6th & 7th grade) received a rating of Excellent, which is […]
The Wilmot Feeder School’s Combined Summer Mash- Up will take place at Wilmot High School. Students entering grades 5- 8 in the fall at Lakewood, Randall, Riverview, Trevor-Wilmot , or Wheatland are welcomed to sign up for this enrichment experience. There will be two sessions offered for each age group (5/ 6 and 7/ 8): Session 1- 8:30- 10:00 Session 2- 10:00- 11:30 Bus transportation […]
Voters in Twin Lakes School District #4 (Lakewood School) will be able to cast a ballot in a contested school board race on April 5. Voters will be able to vote for two candidates. The candidates with the top two largest vote totals will fill the seats. The same questionnaire was submitted by westofthei.com to each candidate, […]
The field is set for the April 5 election for Twin Lakes School District #4 (Lakewood School) after Tuesday’s primary. Appearing on the April ballot will be: Kathy Ticha, Amanda Hahn, Steve Turner and Scott Whipple. The candidates with the top two vote totals in April will fill the two open seats. Eliminated were Barry Woods and Nicholas Heckel. Final unofficial vote […]
Voters in Twin Lakes School District #4 (Lakewood School) and in the village of Silver Lake will be able to vote in primaries Tuesday to narrow the field for the April 5 election: Six candidates filed papers to fill the two available seats for the Twin Lakes School District #4 board. The primary will narrow the field to […]
Lakewood School hosted a dedication for its new addition Friday evening. The event included a passport activity that encouraged attendees to see all of the new features of the building, including a new gym, concession stand, lunchroom, library new music and art rooms and improvements to hallways and the middle school. Twin Lakes Trustee Barbara Andres […]
Twin Lakes School District #4 (Lakewood School) kindergarten pre-registration will take place Jan. 11 – March 24 for new students who will be 4 or 5 on or before Sept. 1, 2016 and plan to attend the Lakewood School 4-year or 5-year-old kindergarten program. Please call Jodi Tamminga at 877-2148 ext. #210 or email to email@example.com to pre-register during regular […]
Voters in Twin Lakes School District #4 (Lakewood School) will have a February primary to narrow the field for the April 5 election. Six candidates filed papers last week to fill the two available seats. The Feb. 16 primary will narrow the field to the four that will appear on the ballot in April. The six candidates are: Incumbents Amanda […]
Lakewood School held a flag raising ceremony Monday to commemorate the opening of the new addition. Representatives of American Legion Post 544-Twin Lakes presented the colors. School Board Vice President Rhett Suhre and Levi Keen raised the flags. Students witnessed the ceremony held outside at the new flagpole. The middle school band played the Star-Spangled Banner and all […]
Bristol, Salem, Riverview, Randall, Trevor-Wilmot students collect socks for The Sharing Center clients
Spring of 2015 brought new ideas for Red Ribbon Week in schools across Western Kenosha County. County school counselors met with Sharon Pomaville, the executive director of The Sharing Center, which is Western Kenosha County’s Food Pantry and Resource Center. Pomaville indicated that food and nutrition are a primary need throughout the year, but during the winter months there […]
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 […]
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 […]