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Nominations open for Outstanding Inclusive Educators and Students

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Lakeville Area Public Schools is seeking nominations of staff and students who go above and beyond to include all students in their school community. The awards are sponsored by the district’s Special Education Advisory Council (SEAC) and presented in conjunction with Inclusive Schools Week Dec. 4-8, 2017. The event is promoted by the Inclusive Schools … Continue reading

Voters approve Lakeville Area Public Schools levy referendum renewal

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The 10-year operating levy referendum renewal unofficially passed by an overwhelming majority in the Lakeville Area Public Schools district.   The levy, which will translate to $692.75 per pupil (approximately $8 million in funding the first year), unofficially passed with 74.7 percent of votes (4,620) on Tuesday, Nov. 7. “We are so grateful for the … Continue reading

Sustaining Strong Schools

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Community support is essential to sustaining strong schools Since starting in my role as superintendent, I have witnessed numerous firsthand accounts of the commitment and support from our communities for our students, schools, and staff. I consider it an honor to serve in a place that shows such strong support for students, and it is … Continue reading

Revitalizing manufacturing and engineering at LNHS

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Lakeville North High School’s STEM Manufacturing and Engineering pathway is getting needed support, thanks to a partnership with a local company. BTD Manufacturing’s contribution of $25,000 allowed Lakeville North has been able to purchase a new plasma cutter, said Holly Standke, one of four deans of students at LNHS. The contribution came after the school … Continue reading

Hour 17 helps CMS students succeed

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Teachers are crediting a program at Century Middle School with helping students build their academic skills.    For students experiencing difficulties with academics and attendance, Hour 17 gives students extra help in English Language Arts and Communications classes while helping them build study and organizational skills. The courses use the same content and state standards … Continue reading

Schmitty & Sons’ first electric school bus begins delivering students to Lakeville Area Public Schools

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The first all-electric school bus in Minnesota, operated by Schmitty & Sons, recently began transporting students to and from schools in the Lakeville Area Public Schools.   “This is undeniably the bus of the future, here today,” Bill Forbord, COO of Schmitty & Sons. “We’ve looked at other fuel-alternative school buses but haven’t seen any … Continue reading

Lake Marion Elementary School earns prestigious Blue Ribbon School award

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U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced today that Lake Marion Elementary School has been named a National Blue Ribbon School. The National Blue Ribbon Schools Program honors public and private elementary, middle and high schools where students achieve very high levels of learning compared to other schools or are making notable improvements in closing … Continue reading

High school students raise donations for victims of hurricanes Harvey, Irma

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Three separate donation drives have been put in place by Lakeville Area Public Schools high school students to help those affected by catastrophic hurricanes Harvey in southeast Texas and Irma in Florida and the Caribbean.   Lakeville North and South high school students from Minnesota Center for Advanced Professional Studies (MNCAPS) and a robotics team … Continue reading

District to seek renewal of 2007 levy referendum to sustain strong schools

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Lakeville Area Public Schools will seek renewal of its 2007 levy referendum on Nov. 7, with early voting beginning Sept. 22.   Renewing the expiring 2007 referendum would translate to approximately $693 per pupil in funding the first year, said Andrew Sarnow, executive director of Business Services. The question includes an inflationary factor over the … Continue reading

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