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Lakeville North seeks distinguished alumni candidates for 2019 awards

Lakeville North High School is seeking candidates to be honored during halftime at the homecoming football game each year as Distinguished Alumni. Nominations may be made by completing the Distinguished Alumni Nomination form. Nominations will be judged based upon the following criteria: The candidate must have contributed to society in an exemplary manner. The candidate … Continue reading

Elementary Engineered for Speed Project Culminates in Race Days

A new STEM project called Elementary Engineered for Speed culminated in Race Days at Christina Huddleston, Eastview, and Lakeview Elementary Schools between May 30 and June 4. More than 300 Lakeville Area fifth graders built wooden race cars and learned about the automotive industry. On Race Day, students were able to race their cars three … Continue reading

Summer Meals Program

Lakeville Area Schools recognizes that many of our students continue to need access to meals during the summer months. In partnership with District 191, Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District welcomes Lakeville Area students to participate in their free summer meals program. Breakfast and lunch are provided to all children, ages 1-18, free of charge. Summer Food and … Continue reading

District survey to gather data on community satisfaction and needs

In order to gather data on the community’s satisfaction with Lakeville Area Schools and to assess important needs, residents of the district may be contacted by Baker Tilly, a Twin Cities-based survey consultant the first weeks of June. Four-hundred randomly selected residents representative of the Lakeville Area will be contacted by phone or text message … Continue reading

Class of 2019 to celebrate commencement June 6

In all 855 seniors will graduate from Lakeville Area high schools during commencement June 6, which includes 415 students from Lakeville North and 440 students from Lakeville South. Below is a complete schedule of the high school commencement ceremonies in the district. Lakeville North High School – Thursday, June 6, 5 p.m., University of Minnesota … Continue reading

Student Focused, Community Connected Print Newsletter

Student Focused, Community Connected print newsletter 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. June 7, 2019 May … Continue reading

Elementary Engineered for Speed: Fifth Grade Race Car Project

More than 300 Lakeville Area fifth graders are building race cars and learning about the automotive industry through an Elementary Engineered for Speed STEM project. Christina Huddleston, Eastview, and Lakeview Elementary Schools are participating. The project was made possible through a $1,000 grant from Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) and partnerships with Lakeville South High … Continue reading

Lakeville Area Schools Celebrates Friends of Education Award Recipients

Each year, Lakeville Area Schools presents Friends of Education Awards to honor outstanding individual contributions to the district. The awards recognize people whose service has been ongoing in one of four categories: distinguished service, education, business/community partnership, and volunteer service. Four exceptional Lakeville Area community members have been selected to receive a 2019 Friends of … Continue reading

Kimberly Budde selected as next Lakeville North High School Principal

Following a rigorous selection process that involved many stakeholders, Lakeville Area Schools Superintendent Michael Baumann announced on May 10, 2019 the hiring of Kimberly Budde to be the next principal at Lakeville North High School, pending formal School Board action May 14. Budde is currently an assistant principal at Rosemount High School, where she has worked … Continue reading

Three Lakeville Area Middle Schoolers Honored at State History Day

Three Lakeville Area students from Kenwood Trail and McGuire Middle Schools earned honorable mentions at the State History Day Competition. It was held at University of Minnesota on May 4. Britta Sevcik from Kenwood Trail earned an honorable mention in the Junior Individual Performance for her role in, “Knowledge Gained Culture Lost: Native American Boarding Schools.” … Continue reading

Principal Helberg and Eastview Elementary Voted Readers’ Choice

Congratulations to Mr. Paul Helberg of Cherry View Elementary who was voted Best Principal by readers of Sun Thisweek Lakeville. Principal Helberg has been the principal at Cherry View since 2010. He says he loves being the principal at Cherry View because “like many of our school communities in Lakeville Area Schools, we are supported … Continue reading

Kenwood Trail Middle School Teacher Earns Outstanding Educator Award

Congratulations to Ms. Brandi Gordon, a teacher at Kenwood Trail Middle School who was named the recipient of the Synergy and Leadership Exchange 2019 WEM Outstanding Educator Award as an Academic Challenge Coach, an honor that is accompanied with a $15,000 award. The Academic Challenge Coach Award recognizes teachers who are exemplary coaches of student … Continue reading

Teacher Appreciation Week

Lakeville Area Schools recognizes May 6-10 as Teacher Appreciation Week. There are 741 teachers in the district who teach our more than 11,000 Lakeville Area students. Our teachers help our students by thoroughly planning and preparing lessons, creating positive and motivating classrooms, and providing the high quality education the Lakeville Area community has come to … Continue reading

Nurse Appreciation Week

Lakeville Area Schools recognizes May 6-10 as Nurse Appreciation Week. Our school nurses provide care and look out for the health of our more than 11,000 Lakeville Area students. Lakeville Area Schools has five licensed nurses, 17 building nurses, and three related services nurses who provide comfort and care when students are feeling ill. They … Continue reading

Lakeville Area 5th Graders Participate in Math Masters Regional Event

Fifth graders from seven Lakeville Area elementary schools took home top honors in the Regional Math Masters competition held April 26 at Lakeville South High School. There were 209 top math students from public and private schools throughout the metro area participated in the competition. It’s an event kids practice for months in advance. Forty-four … Continue reading

Substitute Teacher Appreciation Week

Lakeville Area Schools recognizes April 29-May 3, 2019 as Substitute Teacher Appreciation Week. There are 228 licensed substitute teachers and 63 non-licensed substitute teachers in the district, helping to support our more than 11,000 Lakeville Area students. Our substitute teachers do an amazing job at ensuring our students continue to learn when their permanent teachers … Continue reading

Newly Designed Music Room Unveiled at Lake Marion Elementary

 Thanks to the generosity of a local business, students at Lake Marion Elementary are now learning about music in a newly designed classroom. The classroom makeover was revealed Monday, April 22. More than 600 students will use the room every week. This was the dream of music teacher, Victoria Sundberg, who turned that dream … Continue reading

Lakeville Area Schools Main Office to Move Locations May 1

The Lakeville Area Schools district office will be moving to a new location in Lakeville May 1. The new space, located at Juniper Commons, 17630 Juniper Path, will better serve and support students, families, staff and the community. The space includes LinK12 Lakeville instructional space, a family center for centralized enrollment, multiple conference rooms and … Continue reading

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