COVID-19 Information Update

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is rapidly changing across our nation and the state of Minnesota. We are committed to the safety, health and wellbeing of our students, family, staff and community. We will continue to provide up-to-date information about the district’s prevention and preparation strategies. Minnesota Department of Health (MDH), Minnesota Department of Education (MDE), … Continue reading

Principal Bret Domstrand Named Finalist for Distinguished Principal Award

Congratulations to Lake Marion Elementary principal Bret Domstrand, who has been named one of three finalists for Minnesota 2020 NAESP National Distinguished Principal. The NDP program recognizes elementary and middle level principals who set high standards for instruction, student achievement, character and climate for students, families and staff.  “Bret’s greatest strengths are in leading groups, … Continue reading

Changes to Board of Education Meetings

Until further notice, the Lakeville Area Schools Board of Education is planning to hold its regular and special meetings via teleconference. This is in an effort to help prevent the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. This means the public will not be able to attend regular meetings at Lakeville City Hall or special meetings … Continue reading

Athena Award Winners

Congratulations to Brianne Brewster of Lakeville South and Regan Smith of Lakeville North for being named their high schools’ Athena Award winners! The Athena Award honors one outstanding female senior student-athlete from each high school for their athletic achievements.  Brewster is a cross country, track and field and nordic skiing all-star. She has five All … Continue reading

Community Newsletter

Student Focused, Community Connected print newsletters Every other week during the school year, the District’s print newsletter is published within the Sun Thisweek-Lakeville. Explore the links below to learn what is happening in our schools, connect with the community through events and activities and stay informed with updates and important information. Archived Newsletters March 6, … Continue reading

School Social Worker Appreciation Week, March 2-6

Lakeville Area Schools celebrates March 2-6, 2020 as School Social Worker Appreciation Week. School social workers help parents, students, and school staff identify needs that interfere with learning. They work with students to get the services they need. This week we celebrate our thanks and gratitude for these essential staff members. Lakeville Area Schools is … Continue reading

Information about COVID-19, the new Coronavirus

We understand parents, students, staff and our community may have questions and concerns about the new coronavirus disease, now called COVID-19. At this time, the risk of becoming sick with COVID-19 is the United States is low. Be assured we are monitoring this situation and taking precautionary steps in the event the spread of this virus … Continue reading

Lakeville North Gymnastics Team Wins State Championship

Congratulations to the Lakeville North Gymnastics team for winning their second 2A State Championship in a row. The team competition was held at Roy Wilkins Auditorium in St. Paul on Friday, February 21. This is the team’s third state championship in the past four years. Individual competition took place on Saturday, February 22. Anna Altermatt … Continue reading

Jennifer Noreault Named a Semifinalist for 2020 Minnesota Teacher of the Year

Congratulations to Jennifer Noreault, Eastview Elementary STEM Teacher and Gifted Specialist, who has been named a semifinalist for Minnesota Teacher of the Year. Noreault is one of just 36 semifinalists in the state representing the many excellent teachers throughout Minnesota. This year four Lakeville Area educators were named candidates for the title of 2020 Minnesota … Continue reading

School Bus Driver Appreciation Week, Feb. 24-28

Lakeville Area Schools recognizes February 24-28 as School Bus Driver Appreciation Week. School bus drivers provide essential support to our Lakeville Area students. This week we celebrate our thanks and gratitude for these essential members of the Lakeville Area community: WHEREAS, over 100 Lakeville Area school bus drivers, are employed through Schmitty and Sons Bus … Continue reading

Lake Marion Elementary Students Make Sandwiches for the Homeless

Lake Marion Elementary 4th graders gave up their Valentine’s Day parties on Friday, February 14 to instead help homeless people in Minnesota by making them hundreds of sandwiches. The students set a goal of making 900 meat and cheese sandwiches for The Sandwich Project and Minneapolis Recreation Development 363 Days Food Program. The students flew … Continue reading

Double State Champions at Alpine Skiing State Meet

Lakeville Area Schools had two state championship teams at the Alpine Skiing State Meet. It was held at Giants Ridge in Biwabik, MN on Wednesday, February 12. The championship teams are the Lakeville North Girls’ and Lakeville South Boys’ Alpine Ski teams. Congratulations to Peyton Servais, Jane Steel, Abby Hahs, Tera Cunningham, Leah Hahs, and … Continue reading

School Board Recognition Week, Feb. 17-21

Lakeville Area Schools recognizes February 17-21, 2020 as School Board Recognition week. The following is the resolution approved by the school board at its February 11 regular meeting. WHEREAS, Lakeville Area Schools recognizes the importance of public education in our community; and WHEREAS, Lakeville Area Schools appreciates the vital role played by those individuals who, … Continue reading

School Board Votes to Limit Open Enrollment to Help Address School Building Capacity Issues

On Feb. 11, the Lakeville Area Schools Board of Education approved a resolution to limit Open Enrollment within established parameters for the 2020-21 school year to help address the growing district-wide school building capacity issues.  Per Minnesota Statute, a School Board may limit, by resolution, nonresident enrollment in its schools or programs if open enrollment … Continue reading

Lakeville South Encore Places High on National Stage

Congratulations to the Lakeville South Encore group for placing 2nd overall at the International SingStrong A Cappella Festival. The competition was held at Adelphi University in Garden City, NY from Feb. 7-9. Competing groups used only their voices to perform melodies and harmonies. “This was a tough competition, as the East Coast is a stronghold … Continue reading

High School Senior Starts STEM for Girls Club

A senior at Lakeville South High School has started an after-school STEM for Girls club for Lakeview Elementary students. Nicole Chavez created this club to challenge the girls in critical thinking and team building while engaging in STEM projects. It’s also Chavez’s capstone project for her STEM Academy accreditation.  Chavez has designed a six-week experience … Continue reading

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