Harding Singers Harding's "Peter Pan Jr." (photo: Darren Toms)

Our Mission

In partnership with our families and community, Lakewood City Schools will develop responsible citizens, who are critical and creative thinkers, committed to lifelong learning, invested in a diverse society, and prepared for technological and global opportunities.

News & Announcements

Schools Raise $2,000 For Hurricane Relief

hurricane check groupWhile the suffering continues in Puerto Rico in the aftermath of Hurricane Marie, students and staff at Harding Middle School and Harrison, Hayes and Lincoln elementary schools are doing their part to help. Art teacher Cesar Vegas initiated the donation drive and combined, these schools, raised more than $2,032 for relief efforts. Representatives from the Cleveland Foundation and Julia de Burgos Cultural Art Center, who are helping to facilitate donations through the Puerto Rico Community Foundation were on hand at Harding Oct. 19 to accept the money raised. Click here to make your own donation.

Harding Blood Drive

The blood drive held at Harding Middle School on Monday, October 16th, had a goal to collect 31 pints of blood.  The Harding Middle School community had a total of 50 registered donors.  The Red Cross collected a total of 42 pints of blood – 135% of goal!  You donations will have an impact on the lives of up to 126 local hospital patients!  Thank you to the Harding Middle School community – students, parents, faculty, and especially  Harding Builders Club for volunteering their time to be great HMS ambassadors!

Harding 8th Grader Is SWC Cross Country Champion

danny garciaCongratulations to Harding eighth-grader Danny Garcia, who won the Southwest Conference middle school cross country title with a time of 11:08 in the two-mile race. Other top 10 finishers for the championship meet, held on Oct. 14, were James O'Donnell (7th) and James Toole (9th), both of Harding. The team will compete Sunday, Oct. 22 at the Middle School State Championship meet in Columbus. 

Parent/Teacher Conferences

Parent-Teacher conferences will take place 11/1/17, 11/2/17, and 11/3/17.  The link for parents to sign up for Parent-Teacher confereces is open:


The link takes parents to a site where they enter their basic information.  Once they submit, they'll receive an email with the subject header "Select Date/Time for Teacher Conference Now".  Just copy the provided code in the email, press the link in the email, paste (or enter) the code, and you will be able to pick time slots for your conferences.  Please remember to note your conference times and bring it with you the evening or day of your conference(s).

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