Welcome to Lakewood Elementary - This is Lion Country!
  • Lakewood Elementary School was built in 1962 on four and one half acres of scenic property located on the southeast edge of the North Forest Independent School District.

  • The campus was recently modernized with the addition of the SPARK Park complete with amphitheater and a quarter mile jogging trail.

  • Within the original school structure there are thirty seven classrooms, in 1994-95, an eighteen classroom annex was added to provide housing for one thousand ten students. Then, in 2005, a twelve-classroom portable building was built to provide housing for increasing enrollment in grades pre-kindergarten through fifth grade. The staff consists of one principal, one assistant principal, two instructional specialists and fifty three teachers. There is one Fine Arts teacher, two PE teachers, one Music teacher, and three Special Education teachers Additional support staff includes two guidance counselors, one nurse, one librarian, thirteen paraprofessionals, six custodians, and cafeteria staff. Parent volunteers are an integral part of our educational program.

  • The business community, including the greater Houston area and the churches in our attendance area provide us with needed support.

  • Our focus is on children, directing their experiences and preparing each one to develop academic and behavioral skills, which will enable them to achieve excellence in performance.
  • Lakewood Elementary School is among only 100 SCHOOLS STATEWIDE picked to receive the Texas Governorís Excellence Award for campuses with high percentages of economically disadvantaged students who have achieved outstanding performance or marked improvement in student achievement during the year 2004-2005.

  • Lakewood will receive between $90,000 and $135,000 per year over the next three years, dependent upon fund availability and campus enrollment.
  • School Happenings!
  • Please take a look at what Lakewood Elementary School has been doing this year and in the past.

    classroom.nfisd.org/webs/lakewood/school_event_photos.htm

    classroom.nfisd.org/webs/lakewood/student_achievements.htm

    Lakewood Elementary School has received "recognized" status from the state of Texas for the 2007-2008 year and Gold Performance on Writing and Science!
  • All Day Pre-K Program at Lakewood Elementary School for 2009-2010!
    Administrators at North Forest ISD are excited to announce that the District will offer full-day Pre-K programs at Lakewood Elementary School, 8800 Grandriver Drive, in the 2009-2010 school year.

    North Forest ISD has received a $951,300 grant from the Texas Education Agency to help fund the new program. For more information about this program, please follow the link: www.nfisd.org/preview.aspx?name=ccr.recent284
    BoxTop Coupons!
  • Students, parents, and teachers, please continue to bring the BoxTop coupons in daily to help the school achieve its goals. Please click on the heading ďLakewood PTAĒ on the top left side of the website for more information.
  • Lakewood Elementary is Going Green!
  • For the 2009-2010 school year, Mrs. Slaughter is collecting papers, cans, soda/water bottles, and empty boxes for the recycling program. Please turn the items to Mrs. Slaughter in the Science Lab. Please also place the paper recycling box outside the classroom door every Tuesday and Thursday. The green team will empty the box every Tuesday and Thursday. Thank you for making this world more environmental friendly!
  • ID Badges
    As a reminder, all Lakewood students must wear their ID badges throughout the day, especially when going through the lunch line. Students, you also must have your ID badge for breakfast or learn your ID number for grades 1st to 5th.
    Brand New Refrigerator!
  • A big thank you goes out to Mrs. Carter (Nurse) for donating a brand new refrigerator to the school in the 2009-2010 school year!
  • Congratulations to the Science Coach Mrs. Slaughter for being named Lakewood Teacher of the Year, North Forest ISD Elementary School Teacher of the Year, and North Forest ISD District Teacher of the Year for 2009-2010!
    Sister of President Obama is Coming to North Forest ISD
  • On October 17th, 2009, Dr. Maya Soetoro-Ng (Sister of President Barack Obama) will conduct a Peace Summit at Forest Brook Middle School. This event is open for North Forest faculty, administrators, parents/guardians, and community business/organizational partners only. We are asking everyone to submit names and E-mail addresses for individuals who would like to receive an E-mail invitation. Individual must log on to a private website which will be announced at a later date in order to receive a free ticket to this event. This information is due on or before October 1st, 2009.
  • Current Events
  • October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
  • Lakewood Spook Shop opens from October 5th-9th, 2009 in the front hallway. Please come get all the festive treats and snacks each day from 2:00p.m. to 3:30p.m.
  • National Night Out from 5:00p.m. to 7:00p.m. on October 6th, 2009. Allow the Outreach Program, Inc. to help you complete your child/children school supply needs at Fifth Ward Multi Service Center, 3814 Market Street. Please bring the ID for each child needing school supplies.
  • In celebration of Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October, all faculty and students are encouraged to wear pink on October 7th, 2009.
  • 1st sixth-weeks report card grades are due in E School Plus on October 7th, 2009.
  • Green Team meeting at 2:00p.m. with Mrs. Slaughter in the Science Lab on October 8th, 2009.
  • Houston Symphony field trip for all 1st to 3rd grade students from 8:00a.m. to 12:30p.m. on October 9th, 2009 at Jones Hall.
  • Pizza Party for all students at 1:30p.m. in the cafeteria on October 9th, 2009. Admission ticket cost $1 (available in the front office) and pizza cost $1 per slice.

    Note: Teachers, if you do not have Internet access. Please manually type in the address bar the address for E School Plus 172.20.128.187/tac and you should have access to E School Plus.

    Note: Copy machine is available during teacher's conference time and after school. Please do not use the copy machine before 7:00a.m.

    Note: Courtesy Club sign up is $20 to Mrs. Vaughn in the counselor's office.

    Note: The nurse offie is in need of donations for children's NEW underwear for boys/girls sizes 4 to 16, NEW socks, and gently worn shirts/pants for boys.

    Note: Teachers, donít forget to spend the first 10 minutes of everyday after the morning announcement reading. Every student in the classroom, including yourself, should be involved in a reading adventure. Every person (student, teacher, faculty, and staff) on campus should be reading during this time too! This will prove to be fun, adventures, and meaningful! Thank you, for supporting our new reading initiative!

    Note: For any faculty and staff that requires technology help, please consult with Mr. Lo, Ms. Ammons, anyone on the technology team, or Mr. Gardner first. If none of them are available or able to help you solve the problem, please follow this link to request for help www.nfisd.org/preview.aspx?name=tech.login Thank you very much for your cooperation!
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