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    Lakota High School Students Create Award-Winning Artwork
    Lakota High School Students Create Award-Winning Artwork
    Posted on 3/30/2017
    Lakota’s talented high school art students are bringing home top state and national awards for their drawings, paintings, printmaking, photography and other artwork.
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    Local Business Community Experiences Levy Dollars at Work
    Local Business Community Experiences Levy Dollars at Work
    Posted on 3/22/2017
    The local business community got just a taste of what Lakota students – and their future workforce – are now experiencing in the classroom when it comes to the district’s follow-through on a levy promise to boost instructional technology.
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    Two Local 'Heroes of Character' Have Lakota Ties
    Two Local 'Heroes of Character' Have Lakota Ties
    Posted on 3/21/2017
    Two of the 10 area leaders recently honored as “Heroes of Character” have Lakota ties. Lakota West sophomore Zach Merrill and Lakota Board of Education member Lynda O’Connor were honored with the group at the sixth annual Heroes of Character event on March 15.
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    Shawnee, VanGorden Next in Lakota's Expansion of STEAM Labs
    Shawnee, VanGorden Next in Lakota's Expansion of STEAM Labs
    Posted on 3/20/2017
    Both Shawnee ECS and VanGorden Elementary recently launched their STEAM labs, designed to bolster early learning and exposure to science, technology, engineering, applied arts & design, mathematics and medical fields.
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    Panel Discussion Promotes Open Dialogue
    Panel Discussion Promotes Open Dialogue
    Posted on 3/20/2017
    Sometimes the hardest questions to ask are the ones that can provide the most insight. A recent panel surrounding race relations at Lakota West gave students the option to anonymously ask their questions to adults they respect and interact with every week.
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    High School Students Take Home TechOlympics Awards
    High School Students Take Home TechOlympics Awards
    Posted on 3/16/2017
    Over 500 students from over 50 high schools recently participated in TechOlympics 2017, the largest IT conference for high school students in the nation. Students heard keynote addresses by leaders in IT and education, attended breakout sessions on IT topics, participated in mock interviews, and competed in a variety of competitions. Lakota was well represented by 87 students in attendance from both East and West.
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    New FUSE Program Builds Union Fifth-Graders' Interpersonal Skills
    New FUSE Program Builds Union Fifth-Graders' Interpersonal Skills
    Posted on 3/14/2017
    Taking the time to listen to one another and developing authentic relationships may seem like a lost art in these times of social media and text messaging, but last week Union fifth-graders came together as a community to "ignite" their interpersonal skills. It’s all part of a new workshop for elementary students called FUSE.
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    Math Competition Stretches Junior High Students
    Math Competition Stretches Junior High Students
    Posted on 3/14/2017
    Lakota students took part in the recent MathCounts competition, as well as the Math Bowl at the University of Cincinnati.
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    Deadline for Summer School Registration is April 7
    Deadline for Summer School Registration is April 7
    Posted on 3/13/2017
    Summer school registration for students in grades 7-12 closes soon; students that want to enroll in summer school need to submit their registration no later than April 7. This includes all math advancement requests. Registrations will not be accepted after this deadline. Those taking Credit Recovery, OGT, and EOC courses will continue to be able to register after this deadline – see Summer School webpage for details.
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Mackenzie Robinette's "Oh Deer" (Scholastics' National Silver Medalist)

Lauren Wilson's "Cut from the Same Cloth" (Scholastics' National Silver Medalist)

Meredith Elstun's "H20" (Scholastics' National Silver Medalist)

Trey Small's "Out of the Shadows" (Scholastics' National Gold Medalist)

Shelby Lambright's "Child's Play" (Scholastics' National Silver Medalist)

Megan Lee's "Oblivion" (Scholastics' National Silver Medalist)

Alyson Power's "More Than Just a Fingerprint" (Scholastics' National Silver Medalist"

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