Monday, November 19, 2012
Fourth grade teacher Nick Buono presents " The Last of the Really Great Whangdoodles" at the first breakfast book chat, complete with acting and voices with his fellow teachers.
What do donuts, Whangdoodles and smelly gym socks have in common? They were all part of the first Breakfast Book Chat of the year at Lakewood Creek Elementary. The event, said fifth grade teacher Tim Harris, invites third, fourth and fifth grade students to listen to one teacher talk about a favorite book while enjoying juice and donuts. Fourth grade teacher Nick Buono presented, “The Last of the Really Great Whangdoodles,” written by famous actress Julie Andrews. Buono described how when he was younger he read the book to his cousin, who didn’t like to read at all, with the promise of if they read some of it they could do fun activities the next day. Buono said rather than do any of the “fun activities,” his cousin was so hooked on it …
Wednesday, September 19, 2012
All proceeds from the garage sales will go towards Lakewood Creek first grade teacher Cheryl Pavelka.
The Lakewood Creek community is reaching out to help first grade teacher Chereyl Pavelka through a series of garage sales this weekend. Tina Juillett, one of three organizers for the event, said Pavelka is currently on leave to care for her husband, Sam, who is battling a second round of bone cancer. Sam, also a teacher, is also on leave. Pavelka is also undergoing a high risk pregnancy with the baby due sometime in October. Juillet, whose daughter is in Pavelka’s class, said the baby is showing signs of kidney problems. “We are donating all the proceeds for their medical expenses,” said Juillet. Dana Coventry, whose daughter was in Pavelka’s class last year, came up with the idea of the garage sale. The garage sales will take place at …
Tuesday, January 17, 2012
The Lakewood Creek Subdivision Neighborhood Watch joins a number of watch programs popping up in Montgomery.
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Tuesday, January 17, 2012
After becoming concerned about the rising amount of car and home break-ins in their Lakewood Creek neighborhood, Pat and Nicole Conner decided to take action. The duo are now coordinators for the Lakewood Creek Subdivision Neighborhood Watch, and hope to get more people involved. “If we call come together and we’re all looking out for each other, the chances of things happening will reduce greatly,” said Pat Conner. What can Lakewood Creek residents do to help keep crime down? “One of the biggest things we tell everybody is turn the outside lights on,” Pat Conner said. “You’ll have less chance of people wanting to come in and do something they shouldn’t because they have a fear of being caught.” Residents should also keep their car doors …