Board considers lease for space at Minnesota School of Business to accommodate department

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Under a proposal, Lakeville Area Public Schools Community Education Department could move to the Minnesota School of Business this summer.   At its study session March 21, a consensus of the Board of Education’s members directed the district’s administration to lease space for a five-year period with the possibility of a five-year extension. Under the … Continue reading

National survey honors Lakeville Area Public Schools for use of technology

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Lakeville Area Public Schools has been recognized by the Digital School Districts Survey for its use of tools for digital learning and more.   The district tied for fourth in the country in the survey’s mid-sized districts by student population (3,000 to 12,0000 students).   The honor demonstrates the district’s commitment to provide world-class, personalized … Continue reading

Blazing Cats featured on KARE 11’s ‘Land of 10,000 Stories’

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As the Blazing Cats adapted floor hockey team faced off in the state championships March 17-18, their most enthusiastic supporters were on the sidelines.   With cheers they’ve written themselves and an unmatchable enthusiasm, the Blazing Cats Cheerleading team’s six members have been a powerful source of support for the adapted soccer and hockey teams … Continue reading

LinK12-Lakeville to hold open house March 22

Parents and students are invited to attend the upcoming LinK12-Lakeville open house from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. March 22 at the Lakeville Area Community Education Building. Learn more about LinK12-Lakeville, our online school, as an educational option for students in Kindergarten through Grade 12. Lakeville Area Public Schools is now accepting applications for students interested in attending LinK12-Lakeville part-time or full-time for the 2017-18 school … Continue reading

Superintendent application window opens

Ray & Associates, the district’s search firm, has opened the window for applications for superintendent of Lakeville Area Public Schools.   Applicants may go to to apply online. The window will remain open through March 31. See for additional information.

Graduation rate slips slightly

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Lakeville Area Public Schools’ four-year graduation rate remains strong but slipped slightly from 2015 to 2016, according to data from the Minnesota Department of Education released Feb. 23.   The district’s graduation rate for 2016 was 92.52 percent, down from 94.99 percent in 2015, according to the Minnesota Department of Education.   “As a district, … Continue reading

LHS alum Dr. Tyler Krebs named LSHS head football coach


Lakeville Area Public Schools’ Board of Education approved the hiring March 14 of Dr. Tyler Krebs as an English Language Arts instructor at Lakeville South High School and as head football coach.   Over the past six years, Krebs was a teacher and head football coach at Burnsville High School, said Dr. John Braun, Lakeville … Continue reading

Superintendent Dr. Lisa Snyder Named Administrator of Excellence

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The Minnesota Association of School Administrators (MASA) has named Dr. Lisa Snyder, Superintendent at Lakeville Area Public Schools, as a 2017 Administrator of Excellence. Dr. Snyder has received this award in recognition of her leadership, concern for students, and active involvement in professional and community affairs. She was honored at a statewide recognition ceremony during the MASA/MASE Spring Conference, March 10, 2017, at the Minneapolis Marriott Northwest … Continue reading

Board considers five-year plan to address needs and goals

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Lakeville Area Public Schools is beginning the process of developing a long-range plan to better meet identified needs in facilities, programs and resources.   At its retreat March 7, Executive Director of Business Services Michael Baumann presented the five-year plan to the Board of Education, which the board took under advisement with intent to bring … Continue reading

District hires nine instructional/data support specialists for 2017-18


At its Feb. 28, 2017 meeting, the Board of Education approved the recommendation for hire of nine Instructional / Data Support Specialist (IDSS) positions to be implemented starting in school year 2017-18.   The team includes: Alesia Arlandson Jennifer Burke Michelle Lange Justine Liekis Janet McBride Carolyn Popp Lana Rains Jennifer Schwebach Douglas Stanton – … Continue reading

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