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Speaking of Kids Parenting Seminar to be held Feb. 11

Speaking of Kids is a popular series of seminars being offered by Lakeville Area Schools and Farmington Area Schools. The February 11 seminar will share information with parents about how to talk to their child about sex-development and appropriate conversations for all ages. The seminar will be led by Katie Thune, an educator, author, and advocate for … Continue reading

School Board Welcomes Newest Members

At the Jan. 8 organizational meeting, newly elected members Zach Duckworth and Lynn Gorski, as well as incumbent member Kathy Lewis, were sworn into office. In the Nov. 6 School Board election, all three members were elected to four-year terms.   Tony Massaros, executive director of administrative services, administered the oath. “This is an important … Continue reading

Socratic Seminars Sharpen Student Skills

Student-led discussions are enhancing learning for some of our youngest students. Lakeville Area elementary students in grades 3-5 are engaging in group discussions, called Socratic Seminars, to help one another understand ideas and issues reflected in their learnings.   A Socratic Seminar is a formal student-led discussion, based on a text, artwork or musical piece, … Continue reading

Lakeville North Drama Department Presents “The Diary of Anne Frank”

The Lakeville North Drama Department presents The Diary of Anne Frank on Thursday, Jan. 24, at 7 p.m. One Night Only Directed by L. J. Johnson, The Diary of Anne Frank tells the story of Anne Frank, a Jewish teenager writing over a two-year period while she, her family and others hid from the Nazis in the German-occupied Netherlands. Following their discovery and … Continue reading

Kindergarten and Program Information Sessions to be held throughout January

As we kick-off 2019, information sessions are being held across many of our schools this month in order to prepare students and families for the 2019-20 school year. Upcoming Kindergarten Information Nights Incoming Lakeville Area Schools Kindergarten families are invited to Kindergarten Information Night, which takes place at each of our eight neighborhood schools this … Continue reading

Happy Holidays from Superintendent Baumann

Dear Lakeville Area Community, As we near the end of 2018, I reflect on this year with pride for the progress, success and generosity of our Lakeville Area Schools community. 2018 has been a year of progress for Lakeville Area Schools. This fall, to ensure the success of each and every child, the Board of … Continue reading

Student Focused, Community Connected Print Newsletter

Student Focused, Community Connected print newsletter Every other week, 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. January 4, 2019 December 21, 2018 December 7, … Continue reading

Maintaining Safe, Secure and Welcoming Schools

Left: Officer Greg Jensen, Lt. Jim Puncochar and Officer Mike Lamm, Lakeville Police. Right: A grant will pay for safety improvements at Kenwood Trail Middle School. Lakeville Area Schools is committed to providing learning environments that are safe, secure and welcoming for our students and staff. In a world where school safety measures are at … Continue reading

Volunteer at the Lakeville Area Activities and Sports Festival

Volunteer at the Lakeville Area Activities and Sports Festival The District is seeking volunteers to help at the Lakeville Area Activities and Sports Festival. The event is taking place on Saturday, Feb. 23 at Kenwood Trail Middle School and volunteers are needed from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Two volunteer shifts are available. The festival … Continue reading

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