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Lakota Summer Updates
05/25/2018
Here's what you need to know about office hours, reading lists, the lunch program, the new location for the enrollment center, school supply lists and more!
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Congratulations to the Class of 2018
05/25/2018
Streamers and confetti filled the air at Xavier’s Cintas Center last week, in celebration of Lakota’s Class of 2018. Lakota West held its ceremony on Thursday to honor its 581 graduates, with Lakota East hosting its commencement exercises the following evening for 643 graduating seniors.
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Parade of Graduates Celebrates Class of 2018, Inspires Youngest Learners to Dream Big
05/23/2018
To the cheers of students, staff, parents and members of the community, approximately 900 seniors from both Lakota East and West high schools walked the halls of their elementary buildings during the second annual Parade of Graduates.
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Welcome Center Open through Summer, Relocates to Central Office June 21
05/22/2018
Lakota’s Welcome Center, previously known as the Enrollment Center, will remain open throughout the summer to welcome families new to Lakota for the 2018-19 school year. Beginning June 21, the Center will be available at its new location inside Lakota’s Central Office, located at 5572 Princeton Road.
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School Messenger Notification Accounts Set to Update June 1
05/22/2018
Lakota uses a comprehensive mass notification system, School Messenger, for delivering important school- and district-wide messages via email, phone and text message. All accounts will update to reflect new school and grade assignments for the 2018-19 school year on July 1.
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Holocaust Survivor's Message to West Freshman: Words are Powerful
05/18/2018
The resounding message at Lakota West Freshman from Holocaust survivor Dr. Al Miller last week was loud and clear: “Words are ever so powerful.”
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May Video Update: A Look Around Lakota
05/17/2018
Lakota Local Schools is proud to share this next edition of its monthly video update, "A Look Around Lakota." The May edition features just some of the latest highlights and happenings around Lakota.
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Freedom Students Help Build Monarch Waystation Garden
05/17/2018
Freedom students Pranav Khadkikar, Holden Burgess, and Siddharth Khadkikar came to Principal Lance Green two years ago with a proposal to build a LifeLAB Monarch Waystation garden on school grounds. After getting approval, the students and their families went right to work building the Waystation.
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East Students' Magnified Giving Projects Support Charities
05/17/2018
Honors English students at the East freshman campus have recently completed a project not only for a grade, but for a good cause. The students were tasked to choose a non-profit organization in greater Cincinnati to champion through a research project and presentation.
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Special Guests Share Motivational Messages with Plains Junior Students
05/16/2018
It was motivational Monday when two special guests visited Plains Junior School this week. Amberly Gray, a former Plains student and Lakota West graduate, and Rick Hughes, a retired professional basketball player, spoke to the students about hard work and perseverance.
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East Students Gift Custom Toy Cars, Learn Engineering is Emotional
05/16/2018
The smiles and squeals of joy filling the halls at Cincinnati Children’s Perlman Center on April 27 was all the payback Lakota East sophomore Maddie Barone needed for the countless hours - both during and after class - that she invested in a year-long engineering project.
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Eighth-Graders Get D.C. Send-Off from Congressman Davidson
05/15/2018
At some point during their eighth grade year, Lakota students have a chance to board a bus bound for Washington D.C. to bring American history lessons to life. Liberty Junior students are on their trip right now, and last week Hopewell Junior students had a special guest send them off for their visit to the nation’s capital. Congressmen Warren Davidson addressed the Hopewell eighth-graders, sharing why many of the stops they will make in D.C. are so important.
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Ridge Health Classes Apply Nutrition to Create Restaurants
05/15/2018
Students in Matt Abshear’s health classes at Ridge Junior School had the opportunity to put what they’ve learned into action. The eighth-graders became restauranteurs as they demonstrated their knowledge about nutrition.
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What Would You Like to Learn at Lakota's CommUnity University?
05/15/2018
Lakota Local Schools is excited to announce CommUnity University! The mission of CommUnity University is to provide families and community members with training, resources, and access to skills and services – all to help grow, achieve, and empower greater levels of advocacy for children, schools, and the community. We want to provide meaningful experiences, so we wa