Community support is essential to sustaining strong schools

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Since starting in my role as superintendent, I have witnessed numerous firsthand accounts of the commitment and support from our communities for our students, schools, and staff. I consider it an honor to serve in a place that shows such strong support for students, and it is clear that student performance and development of the … Continue reading

Revitalizing manufacturing and engineering at LNHS

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Lakeville North High School’s STEM Manufacturing and Engineering pathway is getting needed support, thanks to a partnership with a local company. BTD Manufacturing’s contribution of $25,000 allowed Lakeville North has been able to purchase a new plasma cutter, said Holly Standke, one of four deans of students at LNHS. The contribution came after the school … Continue reading

Hour 17 helps CMS students succeed

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Teachers are crediting a program at Century Middle School with helping students build their academic skills.    For students experiencing difficulties with academics and attendance, Hour 17 gives students extra help in English Language Arts and Communications classes while helping them build study and organizational skills. The courses use the same content and state standards … Continue reading

Watch the State of the Schools presentation

Miss the Lakeville Area Chamber of Commerce’s State of the Schools luncheon? Catch up by watching the “Great Education at a Great Value” presentation by Lakeville Area Public Schools’ Superintendent Michael Baumann and guest speakers.

The fall 2017 edition of the newsletter is here

Lakeville Area Public Schools’ fall edition of its newsletter is here. Learn about the new STEM Biomedical Science Program at Lakeville North High School, get information about the renewal of the 2007 levy referendum and how the district invested in maintenance over the summer. . The printed edition will arrive in mailboxes throughout the district … Continue reading

Distinguished alumni to be recognized during homecoming


Lakeville North High School will recognize two distinguished alumni Oct. 6 at its homecoming game.   Lakeville High School’s Distinguished Alumni for 2017 are Michelle Emond Wolfe (class of 1982) and Daniel Simpson (class of 1993).   The alumni and their families will be honored at a reception at 6 p.m. Oct. 6, 2017 in … Continue reading

Schmitty & Sons’ first electric school bus begins delivering students to Lakeville Area Public Schools

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The first all-electric school bus in Minnesota, operated by Schmitty & Sons, recently began transporting students to and from schools in the Lakeville Area Public Schools.   “This is undeniably the bus of the future, here today,” Bill Forbord, COO of Schmitty & Sons. “We’ve looked at other fuel-alternative school buses but haven’t seen any … Continue reading

Lake Marion Elementary School earns prestigious Blue Ribbon School award

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U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced today that Lake Marion Elementary School has been named a National Blue Ribbon School. The National Blue Ribbon Schools Program honors public and private elementary, middle and high schools where students achieve very high levels of learning compared to other schools or are making notable improvements in closing … Continue reading

High school students raise donations for victims of hurricanes Harvey, Irma

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Three separate donation drives have been put in place by Lakeville Area Public Schools high school students to help those affected by catastrophic hurricanes Harvey in southeast Texas and Irma in Florida and the Caribbean.   Lakeville North and South high school students from Minnesota Center for Advanced Professional Studies (MNCAPS) and a robotics team … Continue reading

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