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Students use real-world experience to better businesses, community

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


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

AVID program celebrates student achievements with 11 scholarships

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Lakeville Area Public Schools celebrated 23 graduating seniors as well as the accomplishments of other high school and middle school students who are a part of the Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) program on May 18 in the Lakeville South High School auditorium. The AVID program, which includes 257 students in five schools, helps students … Continue reading

Register for paid transportation for 2017-18

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The Board of Education approved the final proposal for this upcoming year’s transportation services on May 23. To find out if you live in a fee option zone or a transportation provided zone, please visit the via the Lakeville Area Public Schools Attendance Area Finder. The Board directed the administration to form a Transportation Safety … Continue reading

Powwow honors American Indian graduates from five districts

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American Indian high school graduating seniors had a special chance to honor their heritage as they approach commencement through the first South of the River Powwow.   Lakeville Area Public Schools was one of five districts to hold the powwow May 20 at Burnsville High School. The goal was to celebrate students’ success as the … Continue reading

District honors 2017 staff and Friends of Education for dedicated service

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Educating Lakeville Area Public Schools’ 11,000 students wouldn’t be possible without hard work and dedication of the district’s staff. Lakeville Area Public Schools presented its awards May 24 to its Friends of Education, employees reaching service milestones and staff members retiring during the 2016-17 academic year. All told, the 152 staff members receiving service milestone … Continue reading

Lake Marion Elementary students plant trees for a greener tomorrow

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Students filtered through the front doors of Lake Marion Elementary May 11 ready to test their green thumb skills. Kim Menard, Lake Marion Elementary (LME) gifted education specialist and STEAM teacher, applied for and received a grant from Tree Trust, which provided the school with $2,500 for trees and bench materials; benches were built off site by … Continue reading

Zilge named a finalist for Minnesota Teacher of the Year

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For Cherry View music teacher Mary Zilge, music is an opportunity to bring everyone together and to make them feel welcome and included. “Everyone has a place at the table when they come here,” Zilge said of her class, where enthusiasm and willingness to learn are more important than natural talent. From bringing in music … Continue reading

LSHS students recognized at statewide French speaking contest

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Twenty-six Lakeville South High School French students competed in A Vous la Parole — a French speaking contest that was held April 27 at Coffman Memorial Union at the University of Minnesota. The event received 1,223 entries from students in grades 7-12 and recognizes excellence in French speaking skills. The various categories included prose and poetry recitations, theater … Continue reading

Open house for Dr. Snyder to be held May 25


Lakeville Area Public Schools will hold a going away open house for Superintendent Dr. Lisa Snyder on May 25. Come have a cookie and coffee and share well wishes with Dr. Snyder as she embarks on a new adventure. The open house will take place from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, May 25 at … Continue reading

Education Minnesota-Lakeville president earns Outstanding Leadership Award

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Education Minnesota (EM) — the state’s teachers union — presented the Peterson-Shaubach Outstanding Leadership Award to Education Minnesota-Lakeville President Don Sinner for his firm commitment to learners and the community; to Education Minnesota members, the organization and the profession; to equity and social justice; and to public education and the labor movement. Sinner received the … Continue reading

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