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Board to ask voters to renew 2007 levy

Lakeville Area Public Schools will approach voters in November to renew a 2007 levy.   Lakeville Area Public Schools’ Board of Education approved a resolution Aug. 8 to renew the school district’s expiring referendum revenue authorization and calling for an election Nov. 7.   The district will seek renewal of the voter-approved 2007 levy referendum, … Continue reading

Summer learning program brings new experiences, develops passions

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Learning doesn’t stop over the summer, and hundreds of Lakeville Area Public Schools students entering first through eighth grades are currently participating in a new academic and social-emotional learning program called Launch into Learning. Each elementary and middle school formed a team of teachers for the summer to work with students from their schools, so … Continue reading

District continues to demonstrate strong academic achievement: Report

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Lakeville Area Public Schools demonstrated good academic achievement with the percentage of students meeting or exceeding achievement targets in reading and math above state average, according to Minnesota Comprehensive Assessments results released Monday, Aug. 7. The Minnesota Comprehensive Assessments (MCA) are the state tests that help districts measure student progress toward Minnesota’s academic standards and … Continue reading

Members sought for Teaching and Learning Advisory Council

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Lakeville Area Public Schools is seeking members to join its Teaching and Learning Advisory Council for the 2017-18 school year.   The Teaching and Learning Advisory Council reviews curriculum and assessment matters throughout the year. It meets once a month from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. on a Monday. Membership consists of parents from each … Continue reading

Stuff the Bus 2017 to be held Aug. 16 to support students in need

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Lakeville Area Public Schools is committed to making certain all its students are prepared for the start of school, and they’re seeking the public’s help to collect school supplies for those in need.   The third annual “Stuff the Bus” event benefitting Ready, Set, Achieve! will be held from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Aug. … Continue reading

Statement: LNHS student death

The Lakeville Area Public Schools community is deeply saddened to learn of the death of Joe Dokken, a senior at Lakeville North High School. Joe passed away unexpectedly Thursday, Aug. 3. This is a very difficult time for our students, staff, and community. Grief support will be available for all students and staff at Lakeville … Continue reading

District staff, neighbors work to revitalize park at Queen Anne

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A group of district staff, PTO members, students and residents are working to repair and renew a neighborhood park. Over the course of two weeks, staff from the district office, Impact Academy at Orchard Lake Elementary School and other buildings have rolled up their sleeves alongside residents of Queen Anne mobile home park to restore … Continue reading

Lakeville North seeks distinguished alumni candidates for 2017 awards

Lakeville North High School is seeking candidates to be honored during halftime at the homecoming football game each year as Distinguished Alumni. Nominations may be made by completing the Distinguished Alumni Nomination form. Nominations will be judged on the following criteria: The candidate must have contributed to society in an exemplary manner. The candidate must … Continue reading

LinK12-Lakeville earns NCAA accreditation

LinK12-Lakeville, Lakeville Area Public Schools’ K-12 online school, has earned accreditation from the NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association). This accreditation is retroactive to the 2015-16 school year and opens a pathway for students who would like to take part in athletics while in college. Having coursework approved by the NCAA helps students become eligible for … Continue reading

Lakeville Education TV to go offline temporarily for repairs

Lakeville Education TV (Channel 188) will be taken off the air temporarily starting around 8 a.m. Wednesday, July 12 for upgrades to equipment.   Broadcast on the cable access channel is expected to resume sometime Thursday, July 13.   As part of the upgrades, the live streaming service also will be taken offline for repairs … Continue reading

Lakeville Area Public Schools earns fiscal reporting Certificate of Excellence

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Lakeville Area Public Schools has earned honors for its financing reporting. The Association of School Business Officials International awarded the district its Certificate of Excellence in financial reporting for the 2016 year for having met or exceeded the program’s high standards for financial reporting and accountability. “The district is to be commended for its efforts. … Continue reading

Students use real-world experience to better businesses, community

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Students from the Minnesota Center for Advanced Professional Studies (MNCAPS) program presented projects they had been working on for several weeks during business and healthcare showcases June 2. The showcase was a chance for students to share their hard work with parents, administrators, business partners and community members. “These projects truly showcased the work and … Continue reading

Burnsville-Eagan-Savage schools to provide summer meals

The Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District will serve meals in various schools and are continuing its partnership with the The Open Door food pantry of Eagan to take meals to the community. The Open Door will transport meals, prepared at Nicollet Middle School, to four locations: Arbor Vista MCH, Rambush Estates, Twelve 501 Apartments and Chancellor Manor using … Continue reading

Class of 2017 celebrates commencement

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It was a night of pomp, circumstance and celebration for more than 900 seniors graduating from Lakeville North and Lakeville South high schools.   In all, 910 seniors graduated from Lakeville Area Public Schools’ two high schools in 2017: 479 were from Lakeville South High School and 431 were from Lakeville North High School. Commencement … Continue reading

Grant to help district integrate social-emotional learning awareness and practices

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Lakeville Area Public Schools has received a $29,899 grant from the PrairieCare Child & Family Fund to help the district in its efforts to integrate social-emotional learning district-wide and provide expanded services to individual students needing additional support.   Lisa Holien, student support services coordinator for the district, said a large portion of grant funding … Continue reading

Notice to CHE Summer Adventures and Launch into Learning Parents

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Christina Huddleston Elementary is unfortunately experiencing air conditioning difficulties. Due to anticipated hot weather and keeping your child’s health and safety a top priority, Lakeville Area Public Schools Administration has decided to change the location of your child’s programming for this upcoming week. All programming will be moved from Christina Huddleston Elementary to Eastview Elementary … Continue reading

Volunteer makes big impact at Lake Marion Elementary

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When Wendy Ellefson called Lake Marion Elementary School to volunteer, she was looking for an opportunity to give back and help students.   “I’ve grown to just love these kids,” Ellefson said.   As it turns out, the students have given back and helped the retired medical center office manager, too.    For the past … Continue reading

LNHS, LSHS commencement ceremonies to be live streamed

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Can’t attend Lakeville North or Lakeville South high schools’ commencement ceremonies? Watch via live stream. Lakeville North’s commencement will begin at 5 p.m. at Mariucci Arena at the University of Minnesota campus. Lakeville South High School’s graduation will be held in the same venue at 8 p.m. See below for links and watch the district’s … Continue reading

Impact Academy students find passion in solving environmental problems

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Impact Academy at Orchard Lake Elementary students from Community B spent the week of May 22 focused on how they can help plants and animals in their environments for this spring’s service learning project. The students from all grades worked together in groups (with the help of teachers and parent volunteers) to build bird houses, … Continue reading

Commencement a family affair for ALC students

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Lakeville Area Learning Center’s graduating seniors say they’re more like a family than a class – and that’s made all the difference in their success. Thirty-nine students from Lakeville Area Learning Center Pathways high school program received their diplomas June 1 at commencement. The ceremony  was held at Brackett’s Crossing Country Club. “First of all, … Continue reading

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