District News

    East, West Go Orange and Gold for Dragonfly, Raise More Than $10K
    East, West Go Orange and Gold for Dragonfly, Raise More Than $10K
    Posted on 2/20/2019
    The student sections at two crosstown basketball games on Jan. 25 may have been painted two different colors, but their mission was the same.
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     Nominations Sought for Barb Bossu Volunteer Spirit Awards
    Nominations Sought for Barb Bossu Volunteer Spirit Awards
    Posted on 2/20/2019
    Nominations are being accepted now through March 22 for 2019 Barb Bossu Volunteer Spirit awards.
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    Mark Your Calendars for Upcoming Theater Productions
    Mark Your Calendars for Upcoming Theater Productions
    Posted on 2/19/2019
    It’s time to mark your calendars to see Lakota’s talented students in their upcoming theater productions. This year’s spring lineup includes something for everyone.
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    Student Videos Welcome Sixth-Graders to Ridge 
    Student Videos Welcome Sixth-Graders to Ridge 
    Posted on 2/15/2019
    The transition from sixth to seventh grade can be daunting. Ridge Junior School teacher Alexandra Cook tasked her students to help ease the way. Cook used the video production unit in her Media Design and Communications class as an opportunity to get her students involved. The project: create a video to welcome incoming seventh graders to Ridge.
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    Plains Puts Digital Spin on Traditional Language Arts Unit
    Plains Puts Digital Spin on Traditional Language Arts Unit
    Posted on 2/15/2019
    A digital spin on a traditional language arts unit got Plains Junior School students outside of the four walls of their classroom in more ways than one.
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    Latest Lakota Shout Outs
    Latest Lakota Shout Outs
    Posted on 2/14/2019
    So many great things are going on around Lakota. Read about the latest Shout Outs that highlight our talented artists, musicians and athletes.
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    Students Tour the World With Multicultural Events
    Students Tour the World With Multicultural Events
    Posted on 2/14/2019
    Students at Cherokee Elementary and Creekside Early Childhood schools went on a world tour recently. Events at both schools were an opportunity to celebrate the different heritages of their students and learn about different cultures.
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    Spontaneous Food Drive a Glimpse into LODI's Year-Long Efforts
    Spontaneous Food Drive a Glimpse into LODI's Year-Long Efforts
    Posted on 2/13/2019
    Lakota schools may have been closed last Friday for inclement weather, but Central Office was bustling with volunteers - and mounds of canned goods. After three consecutive days of no school, including school-provided breakfasts and lunches, Lakota’s Outreach Diversity and Inclusion (LODI) department organized a spontaneous food drive to provide emergency relief to 55 area families. Using staff email and the viral power of social media, the district put out a call for support and within just two hours, the front lobby at Central Office was overflowing with donations.
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    New High School Schedule Adds Seventh Bell, Gives Students More Flexibility
    New High School Schedule Adds Seventh Bell, Gives Students More Flexibility
    Posted on 2/12/2019
    More opportunities for Lakota high school students is on the horizon. As registration season opened at the end of January, the district announced expanded options for its seventh class period.
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