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    Lakota Tackles Recruitment Season with Inaugural Job Expo
    Lakota Tackles Recruitment Season with Inaugural Job Expo
    Posted on 2/27/2017
    A job expo may not be the industry norm for public education. But it’s a strategy Ohio’s eighth largest public school district is taking to help recruit a diverse pool of candidates for both teaching and support positions. Going into the 2017-2018 school year, Lakota Local Schools is gearing up for a busy recruitment season starting with its inaugural Job Expo on Saturday, March 11.
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    Lakota Pi Day Features Hands-on Math and Science Activities
    Lakota Pi Day Features Hands-on Math and Science Activities
    Posted on 2/24/2017
    LEADS Pi Day 2017 is almost here! This fun evening is set for Friday, March 10 from 6:30 – 9:00 p.m. at Lakota East High School Main Campus. Pi Day will feature hands-on science and math adventures such as robotics, 3D Printers, electromagnetic shocks, a human brain, live animals, and much more.
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    Junior High Gifted Programs Partner with UC to Combine Learning, Service
    Junior High Gifted Programs Partner with UC to Combine Learning, Service
    Posted on 2/21/2017
    Gifted students at Lakota’s junior high schools recently competed in a project that stretched their thinking and will benefit a local non-profit. Hosted by the University of Cincinnati’s Economics Center, teams of students were to select a non-profit, then create a T-shirt design to be sold so the proceeds can support that organization.
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    Liberty ECS Collects "Pennies for Patients" as Community Service Project
    Liberty ECS Collects "Pennies for Patients" as Community Service Project
    Posted on 2/17/2017
    Penny by penny, coin by coin – the jars quickly filled, thanks to the generosity of students and staff at Liberty Early Childhood School. The recent community service project blasted through the goal, raising $3,488.97, which is a school record.
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    Cherokee, VanGorden Students Create 3D Prosthetic Hand to Help Child in Need
    Cherokee, VanGorden Students Create 3D Prosthetic Hand to Help Child in Need
    Posted on 2/16/2017
    As part of the third grade curriculum for Lakota’s elementary technology class, Cherokee Elementary students learn about the functionality of a 3D printer along with the possibilities of what it can currently print. But perhaps the biggest lesson they’ve learned is how a 3D printer can impact their lives – and the lives of others.
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    Lakota to Induct 8 Members into the Athletic Hall of Fame
    Lakota to Induct 8 Members into the Athletic Hall of Fame
    Posted on 2/15/2017
    The 19th annual dinner and induction ceremony to honor the newest members of the Lakota Athletic Hall of Fame will be held on Thursday, March 23 at 6:00 p.m. at the Wetherington Golf & Country Club.
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    Lakota School Board Votes to Employ Miller as Superintendent
    Lakota School Board Votes to Employ Miller as Superintendent
    Posted on 2/10/2017
    The Lakota Local Schools Board of Education unanimously voted to employ Mr. Matthew Miller as the next superintendent of Ohio’s eighth largest public school district this evening. The vote took place during a special meeting where Miller and his family were present.
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    Lakota School Board Selects Miller as Next Superintendent
    Lakota School Board Selects Miller as Next Superintendent
    Posted on 2/10/2017
    The Lakota Board of Education plans to take action at a special meeting this evening on the employment of Mr. Matthew Miller as the next superintendent to help lead Ohio’s eighth largest public school district serving about 16,500 students.
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    Plains Junior’s Beta Club Earns National Beta School of Distinction Award
    Plains Junior’s Beta Club Earns National Beta School of Distinction Award
    Posted on 2/09/2017
    It’s a record year for the Beta Club at Plains Junior School. The club is 127-members strong this school year – the highest count ever. The growth of the group has earned the club the National Beta School of Distinction Award. The Beta Club is an honors and service club open to Plains’ eighth grade students who meet strict academic requirements.
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Fanfare photo from Liberty ECSStudent Fanfare at Shawnee ECSLakota West FanfareStudent fanfare at ShawneeLakota East Student FanfareStudent Fanfare at Hopewell Junior School

Community Helps Students Celebrate 100 Days of School at Liberty ECS

Community Cheers on Students at Shawnee Early Childhood School

All Lakota Schools to Host Student Fanfare Events (Lakota West shown here)

Cheering on Students at Shawnee Early Childhood School

Community Fanfare Event at Lakota East Supports Student Achievement

Welcoming Students Back to Hopewell Junior School

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