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    Final Remote Learning Survey Results Guide Preparation for 2020-2021 School Year
    Final Remote Learning Survey Results Guide Preparation for 2020-2021 School Year
    Posted on 6/02/2020
    Ongoing feedback from Lakota parents and secondary students has played an important role in shaping Lakota’s fourth quarter remote learning experience. Surveys went out to parents at the start, middle and end of remote learning. The final survey recently closed, and results will help Lakota prepare for the 2020-21 school year.
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    Fall Thought Exchange Closes June 3
    Posted on 6/02/2020
    How school looks in the fall will depend largely on requirements and guidance from Gov. DeWine, the Ohio Department of Health, the Ohio Department of Education and the Butler County Health Department. While we understand that guidance may be released early, we also anticipate that it will most likely change between now and August. Keeping this in mind, district leaders are building out possible scenarios for our students’ safe return to school this fall.
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    East Holds Reimagined ‘Relay for Life’
    East Holds Reimagined ‘Relay for Life’
    Posted on 5/19/2020
    This is the tenth year that Lakota East has held its Relay for Life event to benefit the American Cancer Society. This year, though, it looked a little different than in the past. When in-person Relay for Life events were cancelled through the end of June, East decided to pivot to a virtual event to ensure that those affected by cancer could still receive the things they need, especially during these difficult times.
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    Lakota Celebrates 2020 Retirees
    Lakota Celebrates 2020 Retirees
    Posted on 5/19/2020
    Lakota Local Schools is celebrating its 21 employees who will be retiring in 2020. The district has been recognizing each of the individuals on social media throughout the month of May.
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    Lakota's Military Commitment Ceremony Honors Seniors
    Lakota's Military Commitment Ceremony Honors Seniors
    Posted on 5/19/2020
    On May 7, Lakota Local Schools celebrated its 22 seniors who have committed to attending a military academy or enlisting in a branch of the armed services after graduation. While this was the third annual Military Commitment Ceremony for the district, it was the first held virtually. “Regardless of the setting, it was important that we recognize our seniors who have chosen to put service before self after graduation,” said Superintendent Matthew Miller.
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    Honoring the Class of 2020
    Honoring the Class of 2020
    Posted on 5/19/2020
    A senior year like no other of course means honoring the Class of 2020 in unique ways as well. A community celebration on what should have been graduation night for both Lakota East and West high schools, May 20 and 22 respectively, will light the path for our graduates.
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    PTO/PTA Activities Bring School Communities Together
    PTO/PTA Activities Bring School Communities Together
    Posted on 5/19/2020
    Lakota schools are still relying on the support of their parent-teacher organizations during remote learning to help bring their school communities together.
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    Woodland Team, Blue Jacket Captain Create Memorable Moment for Student
    Woodland Team, Blue Jacket Captain Create Memorable Moment for Student
    Posted on 5/19/2020
    onsidering it came from his all-time favorite sports figure, Woodland Elementary Thomas Kiefer received the compliment of a lifetime last week. “You’d be a big leader in our locker room,” said Columbus Blue Jackets Captain Nick Foligno. “I love your enthusiasm. You’re awesome,” he added, to which Thomas responded, “I think you are, too!”
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    Community Foundation Accepting Nominations for 2020 Lakota Educator of Excellence Awards
    Community Foundation Accepting Nominations for 2020 Lakota Educator of Excellence Awards
    Posted on 5/19/2020
    The Community Foundation of West Chester/Liberty, in partnership with Lakota Local Schools, is currently accepting nominations for the 2020 Lakota Educator of Excellence Awards. The nomination deadline, traditionally in the spring, has been delayed until September 4th due to the current health crisis.
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