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    WE Can: Persevering through a Pandemic
    WE Can: Persevering through a Pandemic
    Posted on 11/19/2020
    On Nov. 17, Lakota celebrated a very important milestone: three months of in-person learning. A special live video premiere featured students and staff sharing all that they’ve overcome so far this school year.
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    VanGorden’s ‘Team Togetherness’ Helps Celebrate Diversity
    VanGorden’s ‘Team Togetherness’ Helps Celebrate Diversity
    Posted on 11/17/2020
    The transformation of the VanGorden Elementary lobby is now underway. The school’s new Team Togetherness Committee is overseeing the project that highlights the diversity of its students and staff.
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    Engineering Students Help Others Through Real World Learning
    Engineering Students Help Others Through Real World Learning
    Posted on 11/17/2020
    Real World Learning has even more meaning when the project helps a teacher. See how Taylor Blackburn, Jonah Dangel and Amane Ohhashi designed a shoe for English teacher Kendra Herber’s prosthetic leg in their Introduction to Engineering Design class at West Freshman. The class is led by teacher Scott Fetzer and is through Butler Tech’s Project Lead the Way program.
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    Lakota Marching Bands Triumph Over Tenacity, Not Trophies
    Lakota Marching Bands Triumph Over Tenacity, Not Trophies
    Posted on 11/17/2020
    While their performance schedules were nowhere near their normal load, both Lakota East and Lakota West’s marching bands have something big to celebrate: they finished their seasons. “Several times, we thought that the season would be shut down by the current events of the pandemic,” remembered Lakota West Band Director Andrew Carr. But against all odds, regulations were loosened just enough to give them some semblance of a season. And with it came a new realization.
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    Dec. 3 Virtual Community Conversation: Diversity & Inclusion
    Dec. 3 Virtual Community Conversation: Diversity & Inclusion
    Posted on 11/17/2020
    Lakota’s Outreach Diversity and Inclusion (LODI) department will host a Dec. 3 Community Conversation that challenges students, staff, parents and community members to discuss the current opportunities and challenges.
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    Meet Our School Board Video Series: Lynda O'Connor
    Meet Our School Board Video Series: Lynda O'Connor
    Posted on 11/17/2020
    Lakota Local Schools is excited to introduce our community to the members of the Board of Education. Through December, you’ll get to know more about each of the five members. Meet Lynda O’Connor, a member of the Board of Education since 2008.
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    Plains Pilots Peer-Run ‘Sources of Strength’ Program
    Plains Pilots Peer-Run ‘Sources of Strength’ Program
    Posted on 11/16/2020
    A pilot program at Plains Junior is just the start of a three-year health and wellness plan for all Lakota seventh and eighth grade students.
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    MLK Day Celebration, Student Contest the Focus of November 'Listen Up Lakota'
    MLK Day Celebration, Student Contest the Focus of November 'Listen Up Lakota'
    Posted on 11/16/2020
    This month’s edition of “Listen Up Lakota,” a monthly radio program powered by 89.3FM WMKV, will focus on West Chester Liberty’s “Live the Dream” MLK Day celebration and student contest.
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    Lakota One of Nine Districts to Participate in State COVID Study about Quarantines
    Lakota One of Nine Districts to Participate in State COVID Study about Quarantines
    Posted on 11/16/2020
    Lakota Local Schools is one of nine districts statewide to participate in a public health evaluation about classroom spread of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). The Ohio COVID-19 School Evaluation (OCSE) testing program will give school districts, public health experts and elected officials more scientific data regarding quarantines related to positive novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in school.
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