LCA Looks Up … Continuing the Conversation

“When media and the digital world become omnipresent, their influence can stop people from learning how to live wisely, to think deeply, and to love generously.” ~Pope Francis, Laudato Si I recently viewed the Netflix movie, The Social Dilemma, as a...

Igniting the Spark!

The Spark Conference: LCA Reignites Creativity and Innovation in Elementary Education Lakewood Catholic Academy is a leader in elementary education and provides professional development opportunities for other Catholic school educators and administrators. In 2018,...

One Year Later: Saints Pave the Way

The following is a reflection by Mike Fletcher. Fans of Back to the Future will recall that, at the conclusion of the first movie, Doc Brown tells Marty and Jennifer they need to move quickly because something has to be done about the future of their kids. As they...

Looking Back | Looking Forward

I don’t know about you, but, even with Cedar Point still closed, I don’t find myself yearning for the thrill of a rollercoaster just yet. Life itself has provided quite the ride lately. Over the last several weeks and months, I’ve experienced...

Reading Makes a Difference

Here at LCA we work to instill a culture of reading engagement. It is essential that we promote reading as a lifestyle both at school and at home. It is also important that our students see their teachers reading. One way in which we promote this is by posting...

International Day at LCA

The international baccalaureate aims to develop inquiring, knowledgeable, and caring young people who help to create a better and more peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect. -IB Mission Statement In our quest to develop intercultural...

Best Day of School Ever!

At Lakewood Catholic Academy, we strive to make school fun, engaging, and rigorous every day.  We also work to create memorable, meaningful, and unique learning experiences for our students. In the seventh grade, that experience is the “Best Day of School...

All You Need Is A Book . . .

When I am not at school, my favorite thing to do is to spend time with my family, and more specifically, with my five nieces.   They are all under five, so generally the first part of our time together is spent playing any number of games with a variety of...

Our Faith-filled IB Journey

The lengthy online application read, “Please click the finish button…” to submit. At 4:30pm on Thursday, September 29, we clicked the finish button and submitted our application for authorization as an IB World School. The paradox is striking…we are not...

Faith. Vision. Courage.

Faith. Vision.Courage.These are the virtues at the heart of the Lakewood Catholic Academy story and they remain at the heart of our mission today.We celebrate these virtues as we honor the 10th anniversary of LCA – a school that courageously defied the odds and...