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Garfield Teacher Next Harding Asst. Principal

The Lakewood Board of Education at its meeting July 15 approved Garfield Middle School teacher Hadeel Nimeh as the next assistant principal of Harding Middle School, replacing Trina Poole. Nimeh had four years of teaching experience when Lakewood City Schools hired her as a language arts teacher in 2021 and since has been an integral part of the 7th grade instructional team at Garfield.

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New Student Orientation is Aug. 13

New Student Orientation is August 13 at either 12:00 pm or 6:00 pm. All incoming sixth-grade students and new students are encouraged to attend one of the sessions. Parents should also plan to attend.


Builders Club Ending Year with a Bang

Harding’s Kiwanis Builders Club was busy last week! First, they had a Kona Ice fundraiser for Friendship Animal Rescue on Friday. Then, they volunteered at the Meet The Trucks event at Lakewood Park on June 1. They are working to make Lakewood and our world a better place one act at a time!

Mock Trial Teams Take Home Honors

Garfield and Harding participated in the statewide Middle School Mock Trial Showcase sponsored by the Ohio Center for Law-Related Education last month in at the State Courthouse in Columbus and came away with many awards, including Best Attorney and Best Witness. Garfield’s three teams together won three of six possible Best Attorney awards and three of six possible Best Witness awards. Harding’s two teams won two  Best Attorney awards and one Best Witness award. 

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