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    Lakota Partners with Miami University for Literacy Intervention
    Lakota Partners with Miami University for Literacy Intervention
    Posted on 2/14/2018
    Students at Creekside Early Childhood School will have special visitors twice a week for the rest of the school year. Ten Miami University pre-service teachers will work with Creekside’s kindergarten and first grade students on literacy interventions to help improve their reading skills.
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    Feb. 22: ‘Building a Stronger Community One Culture at a Time’ Next in Parent Engagement Series
    Feb. 22: ‘Building a Stronger Community One Culture at a Time’ Next in Parent Engagement Series
    Posted on 2/14/2018
    In addition to its all-new Facebook Live parent engagement series, Lakota is bringing parents monthly learning opportunities in a more traditional format. On Thursday, Feb. 22, the focus will turn to “Building a Stronger Community One Culture at a Time.”
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    East Seniors Win Trip for Top Scores on Americanism Test
    East Seniors Win Trip for Top Scores on Americanism Test
    Posted on 2/12/2018
    “There are between 40,000 to 65,000 tests administered each year across Ohio, and the sheer numbers make it very, very rare to have a state award winner from any school or any district. But to have two from the same school in the same year, it’s just remarkable,” said Jerry Nelson, Americanism Chairman of American Legion Post 681. The remarkable happened at Lakota East this year, when seniors Hannah Ackerman and Weston Lindner won the State of Ohio Awards for best scores and essays on the annual Government Test administered by the American Legion.
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    Student Ambassador Groups Formed at East, West
    Student Ambassador Groups Formed at East, West
    Posted on 2/12/2018
    Last week’s ‘Go Gold for Dragonfly Basketball Game’ is just the first of many projects that Lakota West students have planned as part of The Dragonfly Foundation’s Student Ambassador Program.
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    Share Your #WEloveLakota Contest Photos
    Share Your #WEloveLakota Contest Photos
    Posted on 2/07/2018
    In celebration of Valentine’s Day this month, we’re asking you to tell us what makes you love Lakota – with a photo! Is it a specific teacher, your principal, a favorite class, your entire school, your high school sweetheart, an extra-curricular program or maybe even the cafeteria’s chicken nuggets?
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    Lakota’s New Mobile App Offers On-the-Go Convenience, Customization
    Lakota’s New Mobile App Offers On-the-Go Convenience, Customization
    Posted on 2/03/2018
    Lakota’s new and improved mobile app is now live in Apple and Google Play stores. Besides a refreshed design, the new app is packed with more resources all in one place, plus the ability to customize your calendar, news feed and push notification, based on your personal school selections.
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    Shout-Outs: Jan. 26
    Shout-Outs: Jan. 26
    Posted on 2/02/2018
    Read about Independence students who were recognized in the Patriots Pen contest, a 10th grade student who was the state winner in an MLK art contest, and about East's Dustin Horter and his trip with TEAM USA.
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    Famous Illustrator Gives Students Glimpse into an Art Career
    Famous Illustrator Gives Students Glimpse into an Art Career
    Posted on 2/02/2018
    “Everything around you has passed through the hands of an artist.” With these words of wisdom, illustrator C.F. Payne encouraged aspiring student artists at Lakota West Thursday evening to consider the countless possibilities of a career in art. More than 80 students, and their parents, packed into the community room to learn about his long and successful career in illustration.
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    Lakota Art Students Big Winners in Regional Scholastic Art Awards
    Lakota Art Students Big Winners in Regional Scholastic Art Awards
    Posted on 2/01/2018
    Lakota high school students were big winners in the Regional Scholastic Art Awards with 142 individual awards and two portfolio winners. Judges reviewed over 5,000 art pieces on originality, technical skills, and emergence of personal vision or voice. Awards include Gold Key, Silver Key and Honorable Mention designations, and the winning pieces will be on exhibit at the Art Academy of Cincinnati from Jan. 29 through Feb. 9. The regional award ceremony will take place on Feb. 9 at the School for Creative and Performing Arts.
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