Lakeville North speech team wins national School of Excellence trophy

Congratulations to the Lakeville North speech team and Lakeville Area debate team for their outstanding performances at the National Speech and Debate Tournament held June 17-22 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The Lakeville North speech team brought home a School of Excellence trophy for placing among the top 20 teams in the United States. And, the … Continue reading

Give Lakeville Area students a back-to-school boost.

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Volunteers needed for Ready, Set, Achieve! If you enjoy handing out school supplies and making students smile, we have the perfect opportunity for you! On August 23, Lakeville Area Public Schools is hosting the annual Ready, Set, Achieve! school readiness event, and we’re seeking volunteers. There are many volunteer opportunities available for both adults and … Continue reading

Lakeville North announces 2018 Panthers Hall of Fame members

Each year, Lakeville North inducts outstanding individuals into the Panther Hall of Fame. Those nominated are recognized for their outstanding performance and/or support to the Panther athletics program. Members of the Lakeville Area community were invited to nominate individuals they felt were deserving of Hall of Fame recognition and qualifications were considered collectively by the … Continue reading

Hiring Lakeville Area bus drivers, aides and more

Every year over 100 Lakeville Area bus drivers safely transport over 9,000 students twice every school day, to and from 1,425 bus stops throughout the Lakeville Area. Lakeville Area Public Schools’ bussing partner, Schmitty & Sons, is currently hiring committed and professional individuals to join their team as school bus drivers, bus aides, mechanics and more. … Continue reading

Introducing 194NOW

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We’re excited to announce the launch of our new e-newsletter, 194NOW. Learn what’s happening now in our schools, connect with the community through events and activities and stay informed with district updates and important information. Additionally, we hope to make a positive impact on our environment by delivering news electronically. Signing up is easy! Just … Continue reading

District 194 Candidate Filing Opens July 31

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Looking to serve and support your district? Residents interested in joining the Lakeville Area Board of Education are invited to submit an affidavit of candidacy between July 31 and August 14. Candidate requirements: Eligible voter At least 21 years old when the term begins in January 2019 Resident of District 194 within 30 days before … Continue reading

Facilities Task Force Presents Recommendations

Following a task force presentation June 19 on recommendations to address and prioritize the district’s facility needs, the Lakeville Area Public Schools Board of Education is expressing interest in conducting a public opinion survey to gather input from residents including their satisfaction with the district and future needs, including facility recommendations. The Long Term Facilities … Continue reading

Board of Education approves 2018-19 budget

On June 26, the Board of Education passed its 2018-19 preliminary budget with all funds totaling approximately $174 million. The district’s total budget includes the general fund, which amounts to approximately $137 million, food service, community service, building construction, debt service and a couple smaller funds. About 81 percent of the general fund expenses go … Continue reading

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

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