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Custodial, Grounds and Maintenance Support Appreciation Week

On Tuesday, September 22, 2020, the Lakeville Area Schools Board of Education approved a resolution declaring Custodial, Grounds and Maintenance Support Appreciation Week. Read the resolution: Lakeville Area Schools recognizes September 21-25, 2020 as Custodial, Grounds and Maintenance Support Appreciation Week. Our custodial, grounds, and maintenance staff provide essential support to our more than 11,000 … Continue reading

Academic Calendar Revisions Approved by Board of Education

The Lakeville Area Schools Board of Education approved revisions to the academic calendar at its September 22, 2020 Regular Board meeting. The calendar revisions include the removal of all previously scheduled late start days and marking the days in which the two Hybrid Model learning groups are in school buildings.  The revised student academic calendar … Continue reading

School Board Election to be held Nov. 3

Lakeville Area Schools will hold a School Board Election on Tuesday, Nov. 3. This year, seven candidates are seeking election to three open seats on the Lakeville Area Schools Board of Education. The terms are for four years. School Board incumbents Judy Keliher and Terry Lind are running for reelection. The other candidates are David Anderson, Laura Carder, Katie Ruberto, Laura Sanders, and Sarah … Continue reading

School Year Begins With Free Meals for All Students

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has temporarily extended a school meal program that provides free meals to students age 18 and younger, regardless of need. We are pleased to announce that Lakeville Area Schools has applied to participate in this program. This means all students will be able to receive free breakfast and … Continue reading

Face Coverings in K-12 Schools and Requesting Accommodations

We are so excited to welcome our students back to our classrooms next week. In order to keep students and staff healthy and safe, we all need to do our part by practicing social distancing, washing our hands, and wearing face coverings.  All students, staff and visitors will be required to wear one of the … Continue reading

Meal Order Forms Now Open for All K-12 Students

All K-12 students, whether in the hybrid model or the distance learning option, will have the option to take home meal kits every week to be eaten on their distance learning days. Today we are providing the forms to place a standing order for weekly take-home meal kits. You only have to fill out this … Continue reading

Important Information About Receiving Your Student’s iPad

K-12 Parents and Guardians, We are thrilled that Lakeville Area Schools is going one to one (1:1) for grades K-12 this year. One to one means each student in Lakeville Area Schools will have a designated iPad to be used for school all year long. Our schools will be distributing iPads for all students next … Continue reading

Ten Thousand Books Makes Donation to Eastview Elementary

The non-profit group, Ten Thousand Books, made its inaugural book drop at Eastview Elementary on Tuesday, August 25. The donation included 100 books featuring diversity in culture, race and experiences. The partnership with Ten Thousand Books aims to help promote equity through literature. Ten Thousand Books is a non-profit founded by Eastview Elementary parent, Katie … Continue reading

Info Session for Special Education Families

A family listening session about the 2020-21 school year will be held for special education families on Thursday, August 27 at 6 p.m. at the District Office. This special Family Connections session will answer questions and concerns SPED families may have about the upcoming school year.  Answering questions will be Renae Ouillette, Executive Director of … Continue reading

Lakeville Area Students Help Organize City-Wide Blood Drive

Four Lakeville Area Schools students have spent the summer building leadership skills and overcoming great challenges by helping to organize Lakeville’s 3rd Annual City-Wide Blood Drive. Obsune Usso and Anna Wertenberger from Lakeville South High School and Agape Eshetu and Ella Hillis from Lakeville North High School served as student representatives in collaboration with the … Continue reading

Safe Learning Plan and Important Fall 2020 Information

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Lakeville Area Schools Community, I am looking forward to welcoming back our students on September 14! As shared with you last week, we will begin the 2020-21 school year in a hybrid model, which is a combination of in-person and distance learning. A full-time distance learning option, provided through LinK12 Lakeville, will be available for … Continue reading

Distance Learning Opt-In Deadline Extended

In accordance with the Minnesota Safe Learning plan, Lakeville Area Schools will be starting the school year in a hybrid learning model and will also be offering a distance learning model through LinK12 Lakeville for any family who wishes to participate. Lakeville Area Schools is lucky to already have a free, comprehensive, state-certified online school … Continue reading

Lakeville Area Schools to Begin Year in a Hybrid Model

On Thursday, August 6, 2020, Superintendent Michael Baumann announced Lakeville Area Schools will start the school year in a Hybrid Model, which will be a combination of learning at school and from home in distance learning. This is in accordance with the state’s Safe Learning Plan. Lakeville Area Schools Safe Learning Plan: Hybrid Model Overview … Continue reading

Oak Hills Student Wins Airport Design Challenge

Congratulations to Oak Hills Elementary 4th grader, Zach Morris, and his Firehawks team for winning 1st place in the FAA STEM Airport Minecraft Build Challenge. The five-week challenge introduced students to airport design and engineering. Teams were tasked with building a virtual replica of a real life airport within the video game, Minecraft. Zach and … Continue reading

District Office In-Person Services Information

Beginning July 13, the Lakeville Area Schools District Office will be open for in-person services from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., closed from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m.  We strongly encourage remote processing (mail in or drop box) of transactions whenever possible. If you require face-to-face assistance, please wear a face covering and follow social … Continue reading

Fall Planning Survey for Families

Last week the Minnesota Department of Health and Minnesota Department of Education shared planning guidance for Minnesota public schools for School Year 2020-21. Districts are required to make plans for three scenarios including returning to school buildings, distance learning, and a hybrid model (in person and distance learning), all with appropriate safety precautions.   As … Continue reading

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