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    Master Facilities Plan Restart
    Master Facilities Plan Restart
    Posted on 1/27/2022
    After pressing pause on Lakota’s Master Facilities Planning (MFP) process last spring, the Board of Education has reengaged, and expanded, the committee to build a plan to protect the district’s most important physical assets in a way that supports the education of its 17,000 students. This work kicked off at the Board of Education’s Jan. 24 work session.
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    Lakota LEADS Science & Engineering Fair Results are In
    Lakota LEADS Science & Engineering Fair Results are In
    Posted on 1/26/2022
    The third annual Lakota Science & Engineering Fair, hosted by Lakota LEADS on Jan. 21 at Hopewell Junior School, showcased an amazing display of projects from Lakota students in grades 5-12.
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    Freedom’s ‘Virtuals’ Find Purpose in Spreading Kindness
    Freedom’s ‘Virtuals’ Find Purpose in Spreading Kindness
    Posted on 1/25/2022
    What started as a support group for students returning to Freedom Elementary after more than a year of virtual learning has morphed into a group with a singular goal - to spread kindness and make Freedom a better place.
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    Summer Fun Fair Coming Up: Free Raffle with $5000 in Prizes
    Summer Fun Fair Coming Up: Free Raffle with $5000 in Prizes
    Posted on 1/24/2022
    If you are looking for summer youth activities, be sure to mark your calendars for Lakota’s tenth annual Summer Fun Fair events.
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    MESH Workshop: Own Your Learning
    MESH Workshop: Own Your Learning
    Posted on 1/21/2022
    In 2019, Lakota West math teacher Jenny Circello introduced the concept of a flipped classroom to her students and she hasn’t looked back. In fact, she’s taken it up a notch by creating MESH Workshop with Lakota West English teacher Kelsey Gelhaus. Together, they’re challenging students to own their learning.
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    Lakota Closed Jan. 14 due to Staff Shortage
    Lakota Closed Jan. 14 due to Staff Shortage
    Posted on 1/13/2022
    In response to the high number of staff absences district-wide, Superintendent Matthew Miller sent the following message to parents to communicate the difficult decision to close Lakota Local Schools on Friday, Jan. 14, 2022.
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    School Board Holds Annual Organizational Meeting
    School Board Holds Annual Organizational Meeting
    Posted on 1/11/2022
    The Lakota Board of Education held its annual organizational meeting on Jan. 10. All school boards in Ohio are required to hold this meeting within the first 15 days of the month.
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    Important COVID Update for Parents
    Important COVID Update for Parents
    Posted on 1/07/2022
    In a parent email today, Superintendent Matt Miller asked parents to be prepared in the event that a school might be forced to close for a day or more due to staff absences and the lack of substitutes.
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    COVID Quarantine-Isolation Protocol Update
    COVID Quarantine-Isolation Protocol Update
    Posted on 1/03/2022
    Lakota Local Schools announced updates to its COVID-19 quarantine and isolation protocols to follow CDC and ODH guidance.
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