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Lakeville North Celebrates Three Coaches of the Year

Congratulations to three Lakeville North High School coaches who have all been named Coach of the Year! Des Niemann was named State Debate Coach of the Year by the Minnesota Debate Teachers Association. Pete Tyma was named State Soccer Coach of the Year by United Soccer Coaches. Tony Market was named the 4A Baseball Coach … Continue reading

Tammy Mohn is Office Professional of the Year

The Minnesota Association of Secondary School Principals (MASSP) has selected Tammy Mohn, office manager at Lakeville South High School, as the MASSP Office Professional of the Year. “Tammy is the most dependable person I know. She attends nearly every school activity and her sense of humor and level of patience is an example for others … Continue reading

Educational Equity at Lakeville Area Schools

Lakeville Area Families, Martin Luther King Jr. Day provides an opportunity for each of us to reflect about the racial and cultural injustices in our nation and here in the Lakeville Area community. In the midst of monumental racial and political unrest and a global pandemic, observance of MLK day reminds us our students are … Continue reading

Next Family Connections Meeting on January 21

Family Connections is hosting guest speaker, Jenny Landon, on Thursday, January 21 at 6 p.m. for a discussion called “Developing Resiliency through Understanding and Compassion.” Determined to not only save lives, but to improve the lives we’re living, Jenny is passionate about providing a real life understanding for mental health and how to support it. … Continue reading

Winter Weather Changes for Friday, January 15

Due to the winter storm, there will be no in-person programming or in-person services on Friday, January 15. Distance learning will continue as normal for K-12 students. There will be no child care, including Wonder Zone, School Day Child Care, and Kid Zone.  There will be no in-person early childhood education programs, including ECFE, Small … Continue reading

Elementary information for returning to full-time in-person learning

On Tuesday night, the Lakeville Area Schools Board of Education approved the Administration’s plan to return elementary students to full-time in-person learning five days a week beginning January 25. Following recent updates to the Minnesota Safe Learning Plan that prioritize in-person learning for young learners, elementary grades will transition back to in-person learning in two … Continue reading

Transitioning Elementary to Full-Time In-Person Learning

To provide staff and families time to prepare, the following is our tentative transition plan for elementary students to begin a full-time in-person learning model. This plan is subject to change pending COVID-19 conditions and the district’s ability to implement new safety requirements.  All students in grades K-12 will return from Winter Break in Distance … Continue reading

Educational Benefits: More Than Meals

Educational benefits include more than just free/reduced-price meals! Qualifying families may receive the following benefits: Free/reduced ACT/SAT/AP fees,  Free/reduced transportation fees,  Free/reduced activities fees,  Free/reduced-price internet access,  Discounted college application fees,  Free meals at the beginning of next school year And more! It is very important families who qualify for Educational Benefits apply before Jan. … Continue reading

Two Lakeville South Seniors Receive Full-Ride Scholarships

Two Lakeville South High School seniors have received full-ride scholarships to their colleges of choice. In the fall Imen Kedir will be attending Stanford University and Obsune Usso will be attending Macalester College. Both students are participants in the AVID program at Lakeville Area Schools. AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) is a College Preparation System … Continue reading

Lakeville North Senior to Compete in Distinguished Young Women Program

Lakeville North High School senior Erin Enabnit will be competing in the Class of 2021 Distinguished Young Woman State Finals Program to be held on Feb. 26, 2021. The mission of Distinguished Young Women is to empower young women by providing over $1 billion in scholarship opportunities, developing their self-confidence and participating in Life Skills … Continue reading

K-12 Attendance During Distance Learning 2.0

K-12 Parents and Guardians, As we transition to Distance Learning 2.0, daily attendance and classroom engagement will be critical to student success. We’d like to make sure you are aware of how attendance will be taken for your student(s) while we are in this new learning model. It’s important for parents to know that daily attendance … Continue reading

Inclusive Schools Week

The Time for Inclusion is Now Lakeville Area Schools is asking for nominations for Outstanding Inclusive staff, students and volunteers who have been instrumental in fostering the inclusion and acceptance of all students including students who are marginalized due to disability, gender, socio-economic status, cultural heritage or language preference. These individuals will be honored during … Continue reading

Distance Learning Updates Following Governor’s Order

Lakeville Area Schools families and staff, As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to accelerate and the State provides us with updated guidance, we’d like to provide you with the latest updates from your school district regarding our transition to Distance Learning 2.0.  Continue to Report COVID-19 Cases to the Attendance Line Please continue to call your … Continue reading

Register Now through Nov. 18 for Child Care during Distance Learning 2.0

Dear Lakeville Area Schools Families, As the District begins to transition to Distance Learning 2.0, we’d like to provide all PreK-Age 12 families with updated information on the variety of child care options that will be available. Please be aware, based upon the Governor’s Executive Order, that changes have been made to the qualifications for … Continue reading

District-Wide Transition to Distance Learning 2.0

November 11, 2020 A letter from Superintendent Michael Baumann Para leer este mensaje en español, haga clic aquí.  Lakeville Area Schools families, Due to the exploding COVID-19 cases across the state, especially in our two local counties, today I am announcing a district-wide shift to Distance Learning 2.0 for all PreK-12 students through at least … Continue reading

COVID-19 Update: November 6

Lakeville Area Schools Families,  On Thursday, November 5, the Minnesota Department of Health released the latest 14-day average case rates by county. For the first time, Lakeville Area Schools has surpassed the threshold identified by the State (30 cases per 10,000 people) for secondary students to move to distance learning. The State’s case numbers indicate … Continue reading

COVID-19 Update: October 30, 2020

Lakeville Area Schools families, On Thursday, October 29, the Minnesota Department of Health released its latest county data. The official case rate (number of cases per 10,000 people) for Dakota County is at 29.05 and Scott County is at 29.15. After assessing our internal data and based on yesterday’s State update, I am not announcing … Continue reading

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