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Person of the Week

Kristen Thompson

October 28, 2020 1:38pm | Armoni McNeill

Kristen Thompson is a math teacher at Lakewood High School. She has been teaching at Lakewood for 13 years. She teaches five sections of Algebra 2 this year. In the past, she has taught geometry and calculus. Mrs.Thompson is a very hard working woman. She […]

Aidyn Zingale

October 9, 2020 8:51pm | Mason Orlando

As the seniors’ final year at LHS comes to a close and COVID – 19  still lurks, I thought it may be a good time for reflection. This week I had a chance to sit down with Senior Aidyn Zingale and ask him some questions […]

Student of the Week: Payton Rossen

April 27, 2020 7:23pm | Terence Checkett

Through these difficult times, it is important to recognize those around us for the hard work they put in and their positive impact on their communities. I sat down for a virtual interview with Lakewood High School senior, Payton Rossen. Payton is a very involved […]

Emma Carson

April 17, 2020 6:21pm | Halina Dreger

Emma Carson is a Lakewood High School senior involved in orchestra, the Lakewood Project, National Honor Society, and the Contemporary Youth Orchestra. She plans to go to Case Western Reserve University in the fall to major in music education. I sent her a message to […]

Emily McIntire

April 10, 2020 4:40pm | Halina Dreger

Emily McIntire is a senior at Lakewood High School, a girl’s soccer captain, and an active member of Help 2 Others, National Honor Society, and Key Club. She has taken part in Project Lead the Way all four years of her high school career and […]

Emma Hirsch

April 3, 2020 5:11pm | Halina Dreger

Emma Hirsch is a senior at LHS. A girl’s soccer captain, an orchestra member, and president of the Lakewood chapter of National Honor Society, Hirsch plans to attend Ohio University next year to major in psychology. During this difficult time, I sent her a message […]

Anna Trentel

March 6, 2020 4:53pm | Ashley Nelson

Meet Anna Trentel – a senior here at Lakewood High School. She is a very energetic and athletic person. I decided to ask her a few questions about her future and her post-secondary options. What is your favorite thing about Lakewood High School? “My favorite […]

Angie Musai

February 21, 2020 5:17pm |

Angie Musai is a junior at Lakewood High School and has been a part of Rangeretts for three years and Dance Group two years. She has a 4.0 GPA and takes part in many academic activities, such as National Honor Society. Angie has been dancing […]

Sarah Whitkofski

February 18, 2020 1:44am |

Sarah Whitkofski is a junior at Lakewood High School. She is a devoted member of Barnstormers and has been acting for eight years. She says her favorite thing about theater is that she gets to play different characters. “It doesn’t matter what kind of mood […]

Alex Blinky

January 26, 2020 7:34pm | Caden Stanuch

Alex Blinky is a Junior at Lakewood High School. Blinky is on the varsity hockey yeam, preparing for their Division Championship game. I decided to ask him a couple questions to better understand what its like on the hockey team. What is your role on […]

Cara Harmon

January 17, 2020 6:18pm | Mallory Moorman

Meet Cara Harmon – a very involved junior here at Lakewood High School. Here are a few questions she answered so we could get a peek on what her future looks like. What are your plans for after you graduate? “My after high school plans […]

Ella Chanter

January 10, 2020 3:35pm | Halina Dreger

As the second semester of the year begins, it is becoming a busy time for our high school seniors, including Ella Chanter. An enthusiastic member of choir, orchestra, the marching band, and the cross country team, she has a lot going for her in terms […]

Siwita Ali Shah

December 15, 2019 12:40am | Noor imtiaz

The student of the week is Siwita Ali Shah. Siwita is currently a senior at Lakewood High School. She is the secretary of Youth City Council. She is also involved in many school activities while still balancing her part-time job and school and social life. […]

Anna Rigdon on the 2010s

December 3, 2019 3:26pm | Halina Dreger

Anna Rigdon is a Lakewood High School senior involved in Rangerettes, Dance Group, National Honor Society and Casey’s Kids. I sat down with the busy 17-year-old to ask her about the 2010s as we all prepare for this decade to come to a close. What […]

Alexandra Hodson

November 22, 2019 6:58pm | Sophia Masek

Alexandra Hodson is a freshman at Lakewood High and already she is making phenomenal progress in her education. She is involved in several school programs and is among one of the most friendly, kind, and positive people of our generation. With a GPA of 4.26, […]

Gabriela Brizzi

November 15, 2019 5:19pm | Avery Plumley

Meet this weeks featured athlete Gabriela Brizzi. Gabby is a scholar and athlete here at LHS. She is a part of the Theater Arts West Shore class, Barnstormers, Marching Band, and Swim Team. She also takes many advanced courses including AP English Language and Composition, […]

Grace Kraidich

November 15, 2019 5:10pm | Halina Dreger

Grace Kraidich is a senior at Lakewood High School. An active participant in global mission work, a part-time employee and a member of the Fourtes quartet, Symphonic Mixed Choir and Chamber Choir, this busy student has been attending Lakewood schools since kindergarten. In the midst […]

Jameelah Abdul- Haqq

May 29, 2019 4:57pm | Laila Awad

Jameelah Abdul-Haqq is a sophomore at Lakewood High school. She is very smart, athletic, and a very respectful and awesome person. She has played tennis and basketball for Lakewood. She says she has learned a lot of lessons so far at Lakewood High and cant […]

Person Of The Week

May 22, 2019 6:13pm | Mya Amato

Nina Bowers is currently a sophomore at Lakewood High School. In her earlier years, Nina grew up in Cleveland. As she got older, her family decided to move to Lakewood. She attended Roosevelt in her elementary years and Garfield for middle school. Freshman year she […]

Sam Stallbaum

May 19, 2019 7:55pm | Jacob Goings

Sam Stallbaum is the Person of the Week at Lakewood High School, and he is a freshman. I asked him a few questions: Q: Do you have any after-school activities? Do you play any sports? A:` I play soccer in the fall, and I have Academic […]

Megan Eadeh

May 8, 2019 5:43pm | Laila Awad

Mrs. Eadeh is one of Lakewood High School’s proud social studies teacher. I am very glad I got to talk to her about her career. During her teaching process, there were some ups and downs but it taught her valuable lessons. She started teaching in […]

Will Holden

May 7, 2019 4:22pm | Charles Hericks

This week’s person of the week is William Holden. Will is a junior at Lakewood High School who plays for the high school hockey team and plays club hockey for Team Ohio. Outside of Lakewood High School Will works for Winterhurst Ice Rink and Will […]

Dominic Plzak

May 1, 2019 5:53pm | Lauren Jones

The week, we have junior Dominic Plzak. He’s quite the unique student and has already made his mark at LHS, even if he’s only in his junior year. So I talked with him and asked him some questions. “What do you like about LHS in […]

Era Bakia

April 26, 2019 1:19pm | Katie Booth

Era Bakia is a senior at Lakewood High School and is our Person of the Week. She has been at Lakewood all 4 years and has been a part of many different clubs and projects. She was chosen as Person of the Week due to […]

Harlan Hoegner

April 25, 2019 1:26pm | Charles Hericks

Harlan Hoegner is this week’s person of the week.  Harlan is a junior at Lakewood High School. Harlan is on the varsity soccer team and is in the electronics program at Lakewood. Question: What’s your favorite part of Lakewood High School? Answer: “I like all the […]

Claire Hylton

April 11, 2019 3:04pm | Jillian Moorman

Claire Hylton, a senior at LHS, is our person of the week. Hylton is involved in numerous activities here at the high school and is an outstanding student. She always has a positive outlook and is a perfect example of what it is like to […]

Mr. Burgess

April 11, 2019 12:19pm | Mya Amato

Mr. Burgess is one of Lakewood High School’s very helpful math teachers. Luckily, I was able to ask him some questions about what led him to our High School. I was curious to see what obstacles he had to face to reach his goal of […]

Person of the Week: Grace Gill

April 4, 2019 1:04pm | Jillian Moorman

Grace Gill is Lakewood High School’s person of the week for April 1st; Grace is currently a junior. She has been recently talked about by her peers for her writing capabilities and involvement with music. For that reason, Grace Gill is our very own Person […]

Person of the week – Halle Breudigam

April 2, 2019 2:07pm | Blanca Montes

Halle Breudigam is a junior at Lakewood High School. She is part of the Rangerettes and the gymnastics team. She is also a dancer outside of school. I asked her some questions: Q: When did you start doing gymnastics? A: “I did gymnastics when I […]

Susan Cesa

April 1, 2019 5:25pm | Amato, Mya

Mrs. Cesa is one of Lakewood High School’s very helpful English teachers. Thankfully, I was able to ask her some questions I had about the history of her career path. I was curious to see what led her to start teaching here at LHS and […]

Tim Daso is Left Handed and Nostalgic about Lakewood

November 11, 2018 2:25am | Faith Patton

“I’m sad to be leaving LHS,” says senior, Tim Daso, “it feels like I just got here yesterday. But I’m also excited to move on into college and real life.” Daso has embedded his mark into Lakewood, being at the top of his class and […]

Mallory Moorman

September 23, 2018 9:11pm | Jillian Moorman

Mallory Moorman is a sophomore here at Lakewood High School. Moorman is on the varsity volleyball team, has been involved with H20, and plans on continuing her involvement in the school community while she excels in her academics. I sat down and talked with Mallory […]

Nathan Cochran

May 18, 2018 12:31pm | Anas Akram Ul Haque

This weeks person of the week is Nathan Cochran also known as Justin. He is a senior at Lakewood High school and is very excited to graduate so he can go into the Marine Corps. He is a very under achieving student but out side […]

Millenia Duncan

May 14, 2018 11:52am | Chloe Soneson

Millenia Duncan is a senior at Lakewood City Schools. She is a great overall student. She has maintained very good grades throughout her high school career. Millenia is very committed to her school work. Millennia has always wanted to be a nurse when she was […]

Person of the Week- Averie Lester

May 11, 2018 12:17pm | Courtney Ribar

Averie Lester is a senior at Lakewood High School. Averie is active in choirs here. Lester enjoys listening to all types of music but mainly rap/hip hop. Averie’s favorite Netflix binge is The Fosters and her favorite thing to do in her free time is […]

Mila Kneeland

May 4, 2018 4:18pm | Maya Costanzo

This week’s person of the week is Mila Kneeland! Mila is a sophomore this year at Lakewood High School. Her favorite thing to do is play soccer and this year she was a regular starter for Lakewood’s Junior Varsity team. Mila hopes to continue to […]

Person of the Week- Rachel Krotseng

May 4, 2018 12:33pm | Courtney Ribar

Rachel Krotseng is a senior here at Lakewood High School. Rachel has participated in the flag line for marching band all four years of high school. Rachel is a very kind and free-spirited person. She always has a smile on her face. In her free […]

Halle Sullenberger

May 2, 2018 4:04pm | Nichole Sullenberger

This week’s person of the week is Halle Sullenberger. Halle is a sophomore at Lakewood High School who enjoys painting and music. Halle has been a part of the Lakewood Ranger Marching Band’s Flag Line since her freshman year. Next year, she will be one […]

Julia Szentkiralyi

May 2, 2018 12:39pm | Caitlin Cimino

Julia Szentkiralyi is a sophomore at Lakewood High School. Julia is a member of the girls’ varsity gymnastics team. She also participated in track her freshman year. On top of her extra curricular activities, she also takes multiple advanced and AP courses, while maintaining straight […]

Kim Banak

April 26, 2018 6:06pm | Nichole Sullenberger

This week’s person of the week is Kim Banak. Kim is a sophomore at Lakewood High School  who enjoys music and volunteering. Kim has been a part of the Lakewood Ranger Marching Band’s Flag Line since her freshman year. Although she may not play an […]

Caitlin Cimino

April 25, 2018 2:11pm | Olivia Britt

Caitlin Cimino is a senior at Lakewood High School. She enjoys many aspects of going to school here. She is a member of the gymnastics team , attends a variety of sporting events, and has made many great memories. I had a chance to talk […]

Rory Meehan

April 18, 2018 2:17pm | Isabel Cintron

Rory Meehan is a senior at Lakewood High School. He has spent has four years of high school at LHS, and previously went to Lakewood Catholic Academy. Throughout his years, he has participated in various things such as cross-country, track, and NIMBA. He plans to […]

Lalia Williams-Riseng

April 18, 2018 2:08pm | Nichole Sullenberger

This week’s person of the week is Lalia Williams-Riseng. Lalia is a junior at Lakewood High School who enjoys art and music. Lalia has been a part of the Lakewood Ranger Marching Band for the past three years, playing both the flute and the cymbals. […]

Burke Fortner

April 13, 2018 4:33pm | Olivia Britt

Burke Fortner is a senior at Lakewood High School. He enjoys many aspects of going to school here. He is a member of both the swim team and the baseball team, attends a variety of sporting events, and has made many great memories here. I […]

Evan Budzar

April 12, 2018 4:28pm | Maya Costanzo

This week’s person of the week is Evan Budzar!! Evan loves to stay active within his community and cannot wait to go off to college next year. Evan played basketball for the boys varsity team and has made many memories thought the program. I got […]

Ella Germaine

April 12, 2018 12:37pm | Olivia Nagy

Ella Germaine is a senior at Lakewood High School and she is this week’s featured athlete. Ella is a rower and competes and practices year round. Q. When did you start rowing? A. I started rowing when I was in the seventh grade. Q. What […]

Meara Mahoney

April 11, 2018 11:49am | Nichole Sullenberger

This week’s person of the week is Meara Mahoney. Meara is a senior at Lakewood High School who enjoys dancing and music. Meara has been a part of the Lakewood Ranger Marching Band for the past four years and was Section Leader of the flutes […]

Ben Harvey

March 29, 2018 4:02pm | Maya Costanzo

Ben Harvey is a senior at Lakewood High School. He has participated in Lakewood Project and the varsity boys’ soccer team throughout high school. He loves to stay active. Ben plays the violin and is in several orchestras in the school. I got the opportunity […]

Audra Tuleta

March 29, 2018 12:43pm | Isabel Cintron

Spring is now here and so is softball season, senior Audra Tuleta is a huge component for the varsity team. She plays catcher and also pitches for the Rangers. This will be her fourth year as a varsity player. Unfortunately, Audra had suffered a concussion […]

Person of the Week: Kiki Ribar

March 16, 2018 4:58pm | Maya Costanzo

This week’s person of the week is Courtney Ribar (Kiki)! Kiki loves to stay active within her school and is super excited to attend Ohio University next year. I was blessed to be able to get the opportunity to interview Kiki and ask her a […]