District News

    Junior Highs Focus on Bringing Students Together
    Junior Highs Focus on Bringing Students Together
    Posted on 8/20/2019
    Building relationships is key at Lakota’s four junior high schools. Afterall, students are coming together for the first time from several different elementary buildings.
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    Latest Lakota Shouts-Outs: August 9
    Latest Lakota Shouts-Outs: August 9
    Posted on 8/13/2019
    There are lots of great things happening around Lakota. Read about national awards and recognition for our students and Superintendent, as well as our technology, curriculum and communication departments.
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    VIDEO: School Bus Karaoke - WE are All In This Together
    VIDEO: School Bus Karaoke - WE are All In This Together
    Posted on 8/13/2019
    Lakota’s 1,700-plus staff opened the new school year today with an energetic celebration at Lakota East High School. Following a program packed with student and staff speakers, the morning ended with the premiere of Lakota’s newest video release: “School Bus Karaoke: WE are All In This Together.” The sing-along video sets the tone for one part of Lakota’s new vision statement and this year’s theme - WE are In This Together - by involving Lakota staff, board members, students, parents and community partners in a comedic interpretation of High School Musical's "We're All in This Together."
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    First Day Photo Contest: Celebrate the New School Year
    First Day Photo Contest: Celebrate the New School Year
    Posted on 8/12/2019
    The new school year begins Thursday, August 15. So get ready to capture those special first day moments at the front stoop, at your bus stop, with your carpool group, or in your classroom.
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    Lakota Welcomes New Administrators
    Lakota Welcomes New Administrators
    Posted on 8/09/2019
    As the district prepares to welcome back students for the 2019-20 school year, Lakota welcomes new administrators at several schools, as well as in four key district positions. “In looking ahead to the next school year, I’m excited to welcome this group of administrators to Lakota. While some are brand new to us, others are embracing a new role in the district,” said Superintendent Matthew Miller.
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    Lakota Sixth Graders Now Part of 1:1 Program
    Lakota Sixth Graders Now Part of 1:1 Program
    Posted on 8/08/2019
    When students return to school this fall, sixth graders throughout Lakota Local Schools will have a new tool to enhance their learning: the ‘WE are Empowered’ initiative, introduced to secondary students during the 2018-19 school year, will encompass a new grade of students.
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    One Year Later Lakota Sees Benefits of Real World Learning
    One Year Later Lakota Sees Benefits of Real World Learning
    Posted on 7/22/2019
    One year after being selected as one of five districts nationwide to lead the Real World Learning Challenge Collaborative, Lakota Local Schools is poised to not only be an example for other districts, but continue to expand learning opportunities for its students. The Challenge Collaborative, through Digital Promise’s League of Innovative Schools, is funded by the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI).
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    2019-20 Back-to-School Essentials: All Your Questions Answered
    2019-20 Back-to-School Essentials: All Your Questions Answered
    Posted on 7/12/2019
    Beginning Thursday, August 15, Lakota teachers, administrators and support staff will welcome new and returning students for the start of the 2019-2020 school year. Here is some important information to keep in mind as you and your family gear up for the new school year. From school supplies to bus routes to teacher assignments, we answer all your questions in this back-to-school FAQ.
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    Elementary Students, High School Interns Benefit from Camp Potential
    Elementary Students, High School Interns Benefit from Camp Potential
    Posted on 6/21/2019
    A free two-week summer camp doubled as a learning opportunity for nearly 40 Lakota elementary students and an internship experience for 10 high-schoolers. or a second year, Camp Potential invited gifted students entering grades 4-6 to participate in eight days of summer learning and enrichment at Hopewell Junior School.
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