Lakeville North Band Trip to Hawaii

Recently the Lakeville North High School band took an exciting trip to Hawaii from December 27 to January 3 Band director, Matt Wanken and dean of students Holly Standke provided this recap of the band’s adventures! We started our Hawaiian paradise trip the same day that Minnesota had its end-of-the-year ice storm. While our families … Continue reading

Le Vent du Nord comes to Lakeville South High School

Like a wind from the north, French-Canadian folk band Le Vent du Nord’s performance at Lakeville South High School auditorium on Friday morning January 10 was powerful and dynamic. Part concert, part history lesson, and part music workshop, the band provided something for everyone in the room. Audience members included French, Band and Choir students … Continue reading

2020-2021 Calendar is Here!

The Lakeville Area Schools 2020-2021 calendar is here! The calendar was approved by the Board of Education at its regular school board meeting on Tuesday, January 14. Below is a quick summary of some of the most asked-about dates. First Day of School: Sept. 8 (Day after Labor Day) MEA Break: Oct. 14-16 Fall Break: … Continue reading

A Year-End Message from Superintendent Baumann

As we near the end of 2019, I reflect on this year with pride for the progress, success and generosity of our Lakeville Area Schools community.  2019 has been a year of progress for Lakeville Area Schools. Every school is working hard to ensure they are meeting the needs of every child every day. We … 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 January 10, … Continue reading

Kenwood Trail Middle School Looking to Expand Ways of Helping Students

Kenwood Trail Middle School helps give its students things they need year-round through special projects known as passion projects. Beckie Holland-Bierman, a dean at Kenwood Trail, has been helping to lead these passion projects for several years. These include school supply donations, snack packs for students, Thanksgiving meal kits and more. Now she wants to … Continue reading

Superintendent’s Message: Supporting Growing Enrollment District-Wide

Our community is growing at a rapid pace, and Lakeville Area Schools must grow with it. The referendum that voters approved in November will help expand opportunities and support the success of our students. When I tour our schools, I see teachers, support staff and administrators working hard to provide the excellent educational opportunities this … Continue reading

Lakeville Area Schools employees and students honored during Inclusive Schools Week

Inclusive Schools Week was celebrated at Lakeville Area Schools during the week of December 2-6. Inclusive Schools Week celebrates the progress schools have made in providing a supportive and quality education to an increasingly diverse student population. Lakeville Area Schools’ Special Education Advisory Council awarded eight individuals for their efforts to create these inclusive environments. … Continue reading

Lakeville North students look to the future on Opportunities Day

Lakeville North High School students looked to the future for Opportunities Day on Wednesday, December 4. Every student at the school participated in activities designed to help them think about their future careers. Seniors were out of the school building and in the real world for job shadows. 459 seniors are doing a job shadow, … Continue reading

Lakeville’s World Record Swimmer Wins Three Golden Goggle Awards

Lakeville Area Schools’ world record-breaking swimmer, Regan Smith, has been honored with three Golden Goggle awards. Smith is currently a student at Lakeville North High School and the district’s LinK12-Lakeville online school. She received the awards on November 24 at the annual USA Swimming Golden Goggle Awards gala in Los Angeles, California. Smith took home … Continue reading

Long-Range School Buildings Plan Presented to School Board

At the Nov. 25 School Board Special Work Session, the Lakeville Area Board of Education was presented with information and recommendations for how to address current and growing district-wide school building capacity issues.  Some of the recommendations were based upon the school building planning group’s work from July-October 2019, which focused on developing a 5-year … Continue reading

Winter Weather Announcement for Nov. 27

Lakeville Area Schools Families, While tomorrow is a non-school day for K-12 students, this message is to inform you that the decision has been made to cancel all Lakeville Area Community Education programs, including Wonder Zone and Kid Zone child care Wednesday, November 27, for the entire day due to incoming severe weather.  The few … Continue reading

11 Things to do Over Thanksgiving Break

Make Thanksgiving Decorations: Hop onto Pinterest and find some easy Thanksgiving decorations to make with the kids. They can write special messages to give to extended family members at the family gathering stating why they’re thankful for them. Mini-Nutcracker: After school’s out for break, you can visit the Lakeville Area Arts Center to see a … Continue reading

Truth in Taxation

To provide the Lakeville Area community with as much information as possible about the 2020 tax levy, a public hearing will be held on Nov. 26 at 7 p.m. at Lakeville City Hall, 20195 Holyoke Ave., Lakeville, Minn. Lakeville Area Schools Fiscal Year 20 Revenue Lakeville Area Schools maintain a high level of fiscal responsibility … Continue reading

School Psychologist Appreciation Week

Lakeville Area Schools recognizes Nov. 11-15 as School Psychologist Appreciation Week. School Psychologists provide essential support to our more than 11,500 Lakeville Area students. This week we celebrate our thanks and gratitude for these essential staff members.  Whereas, school psychologists play an indispensable role in fostering an environment that is safe, supportive, and conducive to … Continue reading

Impact Academy Students Sing With Kingsley Shores Residents

Impact Academy 4th graders connected with their community on Friday, November 8. They walked down to their neighbors at Kingsley Shores Senior Campus to sing with the residents there. Together, the students and seniors spent a half hour singing through renditions of ‘Take Me Out to the Ball Game,’ ‘She’ll be Coming Around the Mountain,’ … Continue reading

Thank You, Lakeville Area Community!

  We want to say thank you to the Lakeville Area Schools community for voting in favor of an operating levy and bond referendum. Your vote will expand student opportunities and enhance school safety and security district-wide. This vote was for our schools, our community, and our future. From the bottom of our hearts, we … Continue reading

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