Debaters weigh in on televised debates
Do televised debates constitute debates? Lakeville Debate Team members share their takes based on the National Speech and Debate Association definition. Read more.
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BB guns do not meet the definition of a firearm as it pertains to prohibitions on felons possessing firearms, according to a ruling issued Oct. 19 by the Minnesota Supreme Court. The case, State of Minnesota, Respondent, vs. David Lee Haywood, Appellant (Case No. A14-1792), involved an appeal from a man previously convicted of … Continue reading
Anyone watching TV has a hard time missing news stories about the election, including political debates. But do they meet the definition of a debate the way high school competitors think of them? If you ask Lakeville Debate team members Noah Gallager, Kelby Drogemueller and Grace Geertsema, the answer is unequivocally no. “No, it is … Continue reading
Lakeville Area Public Schools will begin accepting applications for intra-district transfers and open enrollment starting Nov. 1, 2016 for the 2017-18 academic year. Instructions and application forms will be available starting Nov. 1 on the district’s website at http://isd194.org/new-families/student-enrollment/. Lakeville Area Public Schools is opening the window for transfers between schools within the district and the … Continue reading
It’s not rocket science: Students love learning hands-on. This fall, students in Kenwood Trail Middle School’s earth sciences classes are proving it: By building and launching their own rockets. Kenwood Trail Middle School earth science students are building and testing water- and air-powered soda bottle rockets. The hands-on project enables students to learn about … Continue reading
A group of parents of former Lakeville student-athletes are paying it forward by helping current student-athletes and helping the community remain One Lakeville. The Lakeville Stray Cats are a small group of parents of former Lakeville high school athletes who continue to have an interest in high school sports and activities, said Ron Rishel, … Continue reading
Lakeville South High School is recognizing two long-time Lakeville leaders for their service to the community. Long-time swim coach Rick Krueger and Nancy Skaro, Lakeville Community Education’s long-time facility use coordinator, were presented with the school’s Community Service Awards Sept. 20. The school began recognizing Lakeville community members, coaches and leadership service awards … Continue reading
Education is a gift that keeps on giving, and educators are at the heart of making that possible. Now, the district’s teacher and educational support professional unions are giving Kindergartners another gift: Their first books. Education Minnesota-Lakeville, the Lakeville Education Assistants Federation (LEAF) and the Dakota County Labor Assembly went together to buy … Continue reading
Recipients standout for helping others achieve American businessman Les Brown once said, “Help others achieve their dreams, and you will achieve yours.” He could have been describing the Lakeville High School/Lakeville North High School’s 2016 Distinguished Alumni Award recipients. Lakeville North High School will recognize Jackie Wallin Sauber, class of 1970, and … Continue reading
Three seats on the Board of Education are up for election this November. On Wednesday, Sept. 28, the Lakeville Area Chamber of Commerce will hold candidate forums, including a forum for the Board of Education election. The School Board forum will take place from 6 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. at Lakeville City Hall (20195 … Continue reading
Lakeville Area Public Schools will hold an information and registration night for families interested in fifth grade band. Thanks to voters’ support of the 2015 levy referendum, Lakeville Schools is bringing back the option for band for students in fifth grade. Band offers a wealth of experiences for students, including learning to play … Continue reading
Independent School District 194, the Lakeville Area Public Schools, is an award winning school system located in the South Metro of the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St Paul Minnesota. The District serves approximately 10,800 students in Dakota County and Scott County, and covers 86 square miles, including most of Lakeville, parts of Burnsville and Elko New Market, and portions of Eureka, Credit River and New Market Townships. There are eight elementary schools (K-5), three middle schools (6-8) and two high schools (9-12), an Area Learning Center and two Community Education facilities
Lakeville Area Public Schools consistently earns high levels of proficiency in Reading and Mathematics accountability testing. Student performance outpaces the State averages and is competitive with other high-achieving metropolitan districts.
Our Mission: Lakeville Area Public Schools is a partnership of students, families, staff and community committed to excellence and life long learning.