Principal Berner's Weekly Message

Greetings Lakewood community, this is Principal Berner with some important updates regarding the week of June 1st – June 5th. Tomorrow is June 1st! My how time flies!

** Drive-Thru Produce Distribution

We have been working to get a free fruit and vegetable distribution for our community. Please drive over to the Rockville Assembly of God Church, 14225 Glen Mill Road, on Tuesday, June 2, 2020, 9:00AM-11:00AM.

Recipients are to remain in their vehicles and will be instructed when to open their trunk. Our Volunteers will load the produce directly into your trunk. The event will be held RAIN or SHINE

*Please note:  each box of produce is approximately 25lbs.*

**5th Grade DVD is ready for you to Order!

The 5th grade promotion ceremony DVD is available to purchase for $10! Login to the A to Z platform and select Store, Products, then 5th grade promotion DVD. Payment is made by PayPal to the PTA

**Enrollment Updates:

As schools remain close due to COVID-19, we are continuing to process enrollment online for children entering kindergarten for the 2020-2021 school year and all new students. Please complete the MCPS Registration survey to start the process.

Once the survey is completed, you will receive an email with a list of instructions, forms and required documents to submit for your child’s registration. When you have completed the forms and gathered the documents, please forward them to the school. The email address for registration submissions is (this address will also be in the e-mail you receive).

If you have any questions about registration, e-mail Mrs. Andrea Lyn-Brown, Lakewood ES Registrar, at     If you are having difficulties returning the documents via e-mail contact our registrar on ways we can assist in collecting the forms.

**Spirit week!

Lakewood’s Virtual Spirit Week - June 1st to June 5th

The Lakewood SGA wants you to show your Lakewood Spirit by coming to your Zoom Meetings all decked o

Monday - June 1st: Pajama Day. Wear your favorite pajamas and get ready for a week of online learning!

Tuesday - June 2nd: Sunglasses Day. Your future is BRIGHT! Wear your shades to show US!

Wednesday - June 3rd: Crazy Socks Day.  Show off your craziest pair of socks!

Thursday - June 4th: Hat Day.  Let’s have some fun and learn in our favorite hats!

Friday - June 5th: Lakewood Spirit Day.  Show your Eagle 🦅 pride by wearing your favorite Lakewood tee shirt or Blue and White!

**Please remember to VOTE:

Please vote in the upcoming Board of Education election. It is important for all of us in the community, especially parents of MCPS students, to have our voices heard as our votes will affect future decisions about our children's education and school communities for years to come. Registered voters should have already received their ballots in the mail. Mail-in ballots must be signed and postmarked by June 2, 2020.


Quote of the week:

“Darkness cannot drive out darkness. Only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate. Only love can do that.” – Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. 

Be the Light and show the love against hate!   Remember to contact me if you have any questions, concerns and/or need for resources. Have a fabulous week!



Deb Berner, Principal

Lakewood ES