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    District Seeking Input on 2022-2023 Calendar
    District Seeking Input on 2022-2023 Calendar
    Posted on 5/12/2021
    The Lakota District is soliciting community input on the 2022-2023 district calendar. Lakota staff, students, parents and community members are invited to review the current draft before any final recommendation is presented to the school board.
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    Summer Food Service Program Begins May 27, USDA Extends Free Meals through Next School Year
    Summer Food Service Program Begins May 27, USDA Extends Free Meals through Next School Year
    Posted on 5/11/2021
    The Lakota Local School District, in partnership with the Faith Alliance, is participating in the USDA’s Summer Food Service Program. Meals will be provided to all children (ages 1-18 and individuals with disabilities through age 21) - free of charge regardless of income - beginning May 27 through August 5. The final pick-up day will be Aug. 2.
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    Student-Led Project at Independence Challenges Others to ‘Spill It Fill It’
    Student-Led Project at Independence Challenges Others to ‘Spill It Fill It’
    Posted on 5/11/2021
    What started as a simple extra credit challenge escalated into a full-fledged social media campaign led by room 209 at Independence Elementary School. Their goal: “To be the creators of the beginning of the end of littering.” It was a class discussion on citizenship and civic participation during a social studies unit about “Rights and Responsibilities” that sparked what the class has since coined the “Spill It Fill It” movement.
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    Lakota Announces Class of 2021 Valedictorians & Salutatorians
    Lakota Announces Class of 2021 Valedictorians & Salutatorians
    Posted on 5/11/2021
    Lakota is proud to announce the valedictorians and salutatorians for the Class of 2021.
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    Words of Wisdom for Our Graduates
    Words of Wisdom for Our Graduates
    Posted on 5/10/2021
    Graduation is just around the corner for the Class of 2021. With this in mind, some of our younger students are once again proving how wise they are. This month’s Words of Wisdom is all about advice for our seniors.
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    Mental Health Support Over the Summer Months
    Mental Health Support Over the Summer Months
    Posted on 5/09/2021
    We all know that mental health needs don’t take a summer break and that our students continue to need support even when they are not at school. ​ That is why our MindPeace partners and therapists are still available to support Lakota students via telehealth or in person (typically at the school).
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    Student Shout-Outs Top Off Staff Appreciation Week
    Student Shout-Outs Top Off Staff Appreciation Week
    Posted on 5/08/2021
    From snack bars to handwritten notes to social media posts, we took time to celebrate Lakota’s 1,700 teachers and staff during Staff Appreciation Week May 3-7.
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    A New Twist to Volunteering: Random Acts of Kindness Project
    A New Twist to Volunteering: Random Acts of Kindness Project
    Posted on 5/07/2021
    Did you ever wonder why Lakota high school students volunteer with community organizations as part of their government classes? The 15 volunteer hours even comprise about 20% of a student’s quarterly grade.​
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    Staff and Returning Families: Open Enrollment Applications Due May 28
    Staff and Returning Families: Open Enrollment Applications Due May 28
    Posted on 5/07/2021
    Each school year, the Lakota Board of Education re-evaluates the district's open enrollment policy and votes on whether or not to approve its renewal. If renewed, students residing in other Ohio school districts can apply to attend Lakota.
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