District News

    Lakota's Union, Ridge Announce New Principals
    Lakota's Union, Ridge Announce New Principals
    Posted on 6/20/2017
    Lakota Local Schools is pleased to announce the appointment of two Lakota veterans as the new leaders at Union Elementary and Ridge Junior School for the 2017-2018 school year. Stepping into the principal role at Ridge Junior is Ben Brown, who has led the Union Elementary community for the last five years. Replacing Brown will be Union’s Assistant Principal Kyle Lichey.
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     Lakota Receives Auditor of State Award
    Lakota Receives Auditor of State Award
    Posted on 6/02/2017
    A recent financial audit of Lakota Local Schools by the Auditor of State’s office has returned a clean audit report. Lakota’s excellent record keeping has earned it the Auditor of State Award.
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    School Supply Lists Now Available
    School Supply Lists Now Available
    Posted on 6/01/2017
    Get ready for those back-to-school sales! Supply lists for the 2017-18 school year are now available. Click below to view the lists by school. High school students will receive supply lists from their teachers when school starts.
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    Lakota Schools Summer Office Hours
    Lakota Schools Summer Office Hours
    Posted on 6/01/2017
    For parents’ convenience, the main offices at all Lakota schools will only be closed to the public for two weeks out of the summer, from June 26 through July 7. Lakota’s Summer School office will be open during this time and available to assist with summer programming questions.
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    Destination Imagination Teams Wrap Up Successful Year
    Destination Imagination Teams Wrap Up Successful Year
    Posted on 5/31/2017
    Eight Lakota teams participated and one place sixth in the State in recent Destination Imagination STEM challenge-based competitions.
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    Lakota East's Engineering Club Project Offers Mobility, Freedom
    Lakota East's Engineering Club Project Offers Mobility, Freedom
    Posted on 5/29/2017
    Students from the Butler Tech Introduction to Engineering Design class at Lakota East and the school’s Engineering Club may have been pleased with their recently completed project – but the children and their families who received the projects could hardly contain their excitement.
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    Lakota's Newest Tradition a Huge Success for Seniors, Elementary Students and Parents
    Lakota's Newest Tradition a Huge Success for Seniors, Elementary Students and Parents
    Posted on 5/28/2017
    Lakota’s new “Parade of Graduates” was wildly popular with all who attended – from the graduating seniors who appreciated the support and encouragement to the elementary students who lined the halls and greeted the older students with high-fives, cheering and lots of enthusiasm.
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    Lakota Encouraging Literacy Over Summer Break
    Lakota Encouraging Literacy Over Summer Break
    Posted on 5/26/2017
    Lakota's informal literacy initiatives make books available to students outside of the classroom and incorporate parental involvement.
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    Family, Friends Gather to Honor Lakota Graduates
    Family, Friends Gather to Honor Lakota Graduates
    Posted on 5/25/2017
    Streamers and confetti filled the air at Xavier’s Cintas Center last week in celebration of Lakota’s Class of 2017. Lakota East held its ceremony on Thursday to honor its 692 graduates, with Lakota West hosting its commencement exercises the following evening for 608 graduating seniors.
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Photo of students on Scientific Touch Lego TeamCherokee third graders create prosthetic handStudents show appreciation for school boardVolley for the CureStudents recognized for Model UN workWoodland students recognized by the school boardErin Aulfinger recognized by the board

Members of the "Scientific Touch" team were honored by the Board for their skyscraper window reflection system that qualified them for the First Lego League World Tournament.

The School Board recognized Cherokee third-graders for creating a prosthetic hand using a 3D printer for a child in need.

At the Jan. 23 school board meeting, students read their letters expressing appreciation for the service of Lakota’s five Board of Education members.

Lakota East & West students were recognized by the board for this year's breast cancer research and awareness events that raised an amazing $150,000.

Lakota East junior John Ferguson and senior Sarah Aftab were recognized at a board meeting for their leadership roles in the Model United Nations group.

Woodland Elementary's Meredith Brown and Madison Price were commended by the School Board for leading a community service toy drive to benefit Children’s Hospital.

At the Dec. 12 school board meeting, Lakota East's Erin Aulfinger was congratulated for publishing a book on self-esteem issues and distributing it to Lakota sixth-graders.

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