District hires nine instructional/data support specialists for 2017-18


At its Feb. 28, 2017 meeting, the Board of Education approved the recommendation for hire of nine Instructional / Data Support Specialist (IDSS) positions to be implemented starting in school year 2017-18.   The team includes: Alesia Arlandson Jennifer Burke Michelle Lange Justine Liekis Janet McBride Carolyn Popp Lana Rains Jennifer Schwebach Douglas Stanton – … Continue reading

Lakeville South students come together to address intolerance


Lakeville South High School students and staff are coming together to begin healing and moving forward after racist, anti-Semitic vandalism was discovered on Feb. 27 at the school.   As students returned to Lakeville South High School Wednesday (following ACT testing on Tuesday), some students were expressing anger, concern and frustration over what had happened. … Continue reading

Register for Reimagine Minnesota


Register for Reimagine Minnesota Lakeville Area Public Schools would like to invite families and residents to our World Cafe from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. March 8 to gain input on equity and integration efforts. The district and many others are working together to make education more equitable. In fall 2016, more than 40 superintendents … Continue reading

Accepting nominations for the 2017 Friends of Education Awards

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Accepting nominations for the 2017 Friends of Education Awards  LAKEVILLE, Minn. — Each year the Lakeville Area Public Schools present Friends of Education Awards to honor outstanding individual contributions to Lakeville Area Public Schools. The awards recognize people whose service has been on-going in one of these categories: Volunteer Service, Business Partnerships, Distinguished Service, and … Continue reading

Apply to attend Impact Academy

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Lakeville Area Public Schools is accepting applications for Impact Academy at Orchard Lake Elementary, our K-5 elementary, choice school. Impact Academy is an option for all Lakeville Area families as well as out-of-district families for the 2017-18 school year.  To apply, please visit: Attend an upcoming information session to learn more about Impact Academy … Continue reading

Cultural exchanges benefit local high school students


A local cultural exchange is helping some students learn about peers who might otherwise seem like they live a world away – even though they live across the Twin Cities. Students in Advanced Placement Human Geography and Honors Spanish 2 met with eighth graders from Global Academy at Lakeville North on Nov. 21. North students … Continue reading

Proposed levy hearing date set for Dec. 13

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Truth in Taxation hearing to be held Dec. 13. Lakeville Area Public Schools will hold its annual Truth in Taxation hearing at 7 p.m. Dec. 13 as part of its regular board meeting. Lakeville Area Public Schools has worked tirelessly to ensure strong fiscal responsibility and high accountability by balancing its budget, optimizing the revenue … Continue reading

Football teams to hold Tackle Cancer games

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Lakeville North and Lakeville South high schools’ football teams will hold Tackle Cancer events benefitting the Randy Shaver Cancer Research and Community Fund in the coming weeks.   The Lakeville North Panthers will collect donations for during their Tackle Cancer game Friday, Sept. 16 when they take on Burnsville High School.   Lakeville South’s Cougar … Continue reading

Donations needed for School Readiness Fundraiser


Ready, Set, Achieve! is a FREE back-to-school readiness event for families in need served by Lakeville Area Public Schools. Donate to Ready, Set, Achieve! Lakeville Area Public Schools is collecting school supplies and other donations for families in need all summer long for Ready, Set, Achieve! —And we need your help. The Ready, Set, Achieve! … Continue reading

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