March 4, 2020 | 7:00-8:30 AM | McGavick Conference Center Join us for a community breakfast to celebrate the stories of youth and support the work of Communities In Schools of Lakewood to ensure that ALL Lakewood students have a bright future. The breakfast will feature a program Clover Park students and community members. Learn more […]

CIS Lakewood is constantly seeking new ways to generate financial resources so we can serve the students of the Clover Park School District. In early October 2018 we tried our hand at an elegant Dinner/Auction, Soaring into the Future. We are delighted with the success. With about 125 guests, an outstanding dinner at the Tacoma […]

This last school year our staff had the pleasure of working with 19 Clover Park High School seniors who were identified as needing additional support. Our work with the students revolved around building relationships, helping students feel supported in school, assisting them with setting goals to complete graduation requirements, and providing basic needs like transportation, […]

In 2013, Communities In Schools partnered with more than 375 school districts nationwide, including 14 in Washington state. Hear firsthand from school superintendents, principals and educators about how our work transforms schools, communities, and young people’s lives. Click here to see more: Power of Partnerships Video

  “Relationships change people,”Communities In Schools founder,  Bill Milliken has often stated. “A good program simply creates theenvironment where healthy relationships are happening between adults and young people. It’s a model for hope.” Follow this link to read more from our 2013 Annual report! CISL Annual Report 2013-3 or download it to your computer!

   Leah Livingston, Tillicum Elementary Site Coordinator & CHAMPIONS Mentor Coordinator Communities In Schools, the nation’s leading dropout prevention organization, has selected Leah Livingston of Lakewood as one of five recipients of the “Unsung Heroes” award, a national honor recognizing individuals who demonstrate excellence in helping students overcome obstacles to succeed. “Leah has been a […]