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Bakke Named Minnesota Assistant Principal of the Year

Breezy Point, Minnesota – An award program to honor and celebrate secondary school principals for the incredible work they do in service to students and their educational communities was held June 20 as part of the four-day Minnesota Association of Secondary School Principals (MASSP) annual conference.  MASSP selected Century Middle School Principal Jason Bakke as Minnesota … Continue reading

Lakeville North is seeking nominations for the Distinguished Alumni Award

Lakeville North High School is seeking candidates to be honored as Distinguished Alumni before the 2018 homecoming football game. Nominations can be made by completing the Distinguished Alumni nomination form. Nominees will be judged based upon the following criteria: The candidate has contributed to society in an exemplary manner The candidate has achieved outstanding success … Continue reading

Class of 2018 to celebrate commencement June 7

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In all, 936 seniors will graduate from Lakeville Area high schools during commencement ceremonies June 7.  The class of 2018, which includes a total of 476 students from Lakeville South and 460 students from Lakeville North, will receive their diplomas at Mariucci Arena at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities campus. The schedule of the … Continue reading

Seeking donated school supplies for students

Lakeville Area Public Schools is collecting school supplies and other donations for students in need through the summer—And, we need the community’s help. The annual Ready, Set, Achieve! event equips K-12 families in need with supplies to send their children back to school ready for learning come fall. The event provides essential supplies, haircuts, backpacks, … Continue reading

Centralized enrollment begins June 11

Beginning June 11, enrollment for all new and incoming K-12 students will take place at the District 194 Administrative Office, which is located at 8670 210th Street West, Lakeville. The Student Information Services staff will be available year-round, Mondays through Fridays, 7:15 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. to support parents/guardians with registering their children for school. … Continue reading

Jason Bakke selected to be Century Middle School Principal

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District 194 Superintendent Michael A. Baumann recommends the hiring of Jason Bakke to be the next principal at Century Middle School in Lakeville pending formal Board of Education action May 22. Bakke has been dean of students at Century Middle School since 2001 and was named acting principal in January. Bakke will officially take over … Continue reading

It’s Teacher Appreciation Week!

Thank you to our teachers! Lakeville Area Public Schools recognizes May 7-11, 2018 as Teacher Appreciation Week, in conjunction with the National PTA. Our teachers provide so much to our 11,000 Lakeville Area students. This week we celebrate our thanks and gratitude for our 731 teachers! #ThankATeacher

District 194 student named champion at international business competition

Twenty students from District 194 high schools competed at the Distributive Education Clubs of America (DECA) International Career Development Conference April 21-24 in Atlanta. Over 19,000 DECA students from around the world gather at the international conference and 13,500 compete to be named international champions at the pinnacle DECA event. Caroline Rosener of Lakeville South … Continue reading

Lakeville North speech team excels at state competition

Lakeville North students were awarded 11 medals at the Class AA State Speech Tournament on April 20 at Apple Valley High School. Twenty-nine students from Lakeville North competed at the state championship, 11 students were named finalists, and one was crowned a State Champion. State medals are awarded to the top eight finishers for each … Continue reading

District 194 celebrates Friends of Education award winners

Each year, District 194 presents Friends of Education awards to honor outstanding individual contributions to the district. The awards recognize people whose service has been ongoing in one of four categories: distinguished service, education, business/community partnership and volunteer service. Five exceptional Lakeville Area community members have been selected to receive a 2018 Friends of Education … Continue reading

Powwow set to celebrate American Indian graduates on May 12 

Lakeville Area Public Schools will join with area school districts to host the South of the River Powwow at Metcalf Middle School in Burnsville on May 12. This event celebrates the community’s graduating American Indian students. The powwow is free and the public is welcome to attend. The event begins at 11 a.m. and includes … Continue reading

Lakeville South’s production of Cinderella is delayed one week

Due to significant schedule set backs caused by weather, the opening of Lakeville South High School’s spring musical, Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella, will be delayed by one week. Shows scheduled on April 19-21 are canceled. Lakeville South will be hosting a Senior Preview show on Thursday, April 26 at 7 p.m. The formal opening night will be Friday, April … Continue reading

Guidelines for student protests

National and local political actions are occurring relating to how best to ensure school safety. Students have in many cases been leaders in these activities. Lakeville Area Public Schools recognizes that our students have certain First Amendment rights. They do not, however, have the right to disrupt the educational process. Therefore, the School District has … Continue reading

District 194 schools area delayed two hours

Lakeville Area Public Schools will be starting two hours late as a result of road conditions. Small Wonders Preschool Academies, Wonder Zone and Kid Zone programs will be delayed two hours. All Small Wonders Preschool morning, ECFE morning and elementary before-school classes are canceled. Facilities will be open for evening co-curricular activities (sports and activities), … Continue reading

District 194 buildings will open at Noon on Sunday, April 15

As a result of inclement weather, Lakeville Area Public Schools will open its facilities at Noon on Sunday, April 15. All scheduled morning activities, events and facility use by groups have been cancelled. Afternoon and evening activities, events and facility use by groups are scheduled as planned.  

District 194 is closed Saturday, April 14

Lakeville Area Public Schools will be closed Saturday, April 14 as a result of inclement weather. All buildings are closed on Saturday and co-curricular activities (sports and activities), Community Education programs and facility use by community groups have been cancelled. This decision was based on forecasted weather. Please note the following: The McGuire Middle School … Continue reading

District 194 announces Molly Hammel as new gifted coordinator

After working with Lakeville Area Public Schools students for 22 years, Elementary Gifted Coordinator Holly Traub announced her retirement. Traub’s career in the district started in August 1996 as a gifted and talented instructor at Eastview Elementary until she was appointed the district’s elementary gifted coordinator in 2010. “Being the district gifted coordinator has been … Continue reading

County Road 50/Kenwood Trail construction restarts April 30

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The County Road 50/Kenwood Trail construction project will restart the week of April 30. Kenwood Trail will be closed from Jaguar Avenue to County Road 60/185th Street. The project is expected to be completed in late fall 2018 and the road closure will be in effect for the entirety of the project. In preparation for … Continue reading

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