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    'In the Loop with the Supe' Alternates Between In-Person and Virtual
    'In the Loop with the Supe' Alternates Between In-Person and Virtual
    Posted on 6/17/2021
    Stay "In the Loop with the Supe" at the reinvented version of Superintendent Matthew Miller's monthly coffee chats kicking off July 8 at the MidPointe Library. The once in-person chats transitioned to entirely virtual via Facebook Live during the COVID-19 pandemic. Beginning in July 2021, the program will begin a rotation between a virtual and in-person format.
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    Super in 60: May 2021 Edition
    Super in 60: May 2021 Edition
    Posted on 5/26/2021
    In this year’s final edition of "Super in 60", Lakota Superintendent Matthew Miller provides some year-end highlights in just 60 seconds. This month, we celebrate the return of many end-of-year traditions like field days, the Parade of Graduates and graduation for the Class of 2021. Hear about an inaugural event for Lakota’s new entrepreneurship program and how to stay connected throughout the summer.
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    Changes to Elementary Gifted Services Next Year Equals More Services for More Students
    Changes to Elementary Gifted Services Next Year Equals More Services for More Students
    Posted on 5/25/2021
    Beginning next school year, changes to the structure of Lakota's gifted services at the elementary grade levels will result in more students being served as well as more services. A professional development plan implemented by a modified team of gifted intervention specialists (GISs) will shift gifted education for math to the traditional classroom, while adding a new opportunity for gifted instruction in English Language Arts plus and increased support for social-emotional learning for all students.
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    2021-2022 Academic Calendar Update
    2021-2022 Academic Calendar Update
    Posted on 5/25/2021
    A recent update to the 2021-2022 academic calendar, which changed the line-up for some staff professional development days, forced some changes to scheduled school days for students. The total number of student school days and staff professional development days remain the same. Click to see the changes.
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    Celebrating the Lakota Class of 2021
    Celebrating the Lakota Class of 2021
    Posted on 5/25/2021
    As the school year came to a close, the Class of 2021 enjoyed time-honored celebrations like the Military Commitment Ceremony, Parade of Graduates, senior picnics, and of course, commencement exercises. Graduation had a more traditional look and feel, returning to Xavier University’s Cintas Center this year. In order to follow social distancing protocols and allow up to four guests per graduate, each school held two ceremonies. All ceremonies were live streamed, giving even more family and friends the opportunity to share this important milestone with Lakota’s 1,280 graduates.
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    Summer Break / Back to School Information
    Summer Break / Back to School Information
    Posted on 5/24/2021
    Thursday, May 20 marked the last day of the school year for all Lakota students. Area residents are reminded that many more children will now be outside playing during the day and to use caution, especially in residential neighborhoods. The first day of school for the 2021-2022 school year is Wednesday, Aug. 18. Check the district and school websites, along with social media accounts, throughout the summer for additional information and general Lakota news.
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    East, West Entrepreneurs Awarded Seed Money to Kick-Start Business Ideas
    East, West Entrepreneurs Awarded Seed Money to Kick-Start Business Ideas
    Posted on 5/24/2021
    “Students, you have one proud teacher tonight.” These were the parting words from INCubatoredu@Lakota teacher Kevin Keen that closed out the program’s inaugural “Pitch Night” at Miami University’s Voice of America Learning Center on May 11. Nine months in the making, the evening spotlighted the top five of 20 new business ideas developed by budding student entrepreneurs at both Lakota East and Lakota West.
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    Community Foundation Accepting Nominations for 2021 Lakota Educator of Excellence Awards
    Community Foundation Accepting Nominations for 2021 Lakota Educator of Excellence Awards
    Posted on 5/24/2021
    The Community Foundation of West Chester/Liberty, in partnership with Lakota Local Schools, is currently accepting nominations for the 2021 Lakota Educator of Excellence Awards. The nomination deadline is Friday, Sept. 3 and all honorees will be honored in the fall.
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    Garden Project Builds Community at Heritage ECS
    Garden Project Builds Community at Heritage ECS
    Posted on 5/20/2021
    What do Jenny Hutzelman’s second graders say is the best part of a recent project? “Making a positive impact on the community.” – Kinsley “Finding worms!” – Isabella “Getting to work with other people to get things done.” - Cael “Being with Mother Nature.” - Aiden Perhaps the best part of the garden project is that it was the students’ idea.
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