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    Gifted Services Update
    Gifted Services Update
    Posted on 5/05/2021
    Changes to the structure of gifted services for the 2021-2022 school year will result in more students being served. “By rethinking the way we work and committing to a multi-year rigorous professional development plan, we’re going to be able to not only serve more students, but also add services,” said Lauren Webb, Lakota’s assistant director of gifted services.
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    Submit  2021-2022 Transportation Requests by July 20
    Submit 2021-2022 Transportation Requests by July 20
    Posted on 4/29/2021
    To ease the transition to a new school year and honor families’ requests for alternative pick-up and drop-off locations for transportation, Lakota is asking that families submit transportation forms by July 20 to receive transportation on the first day of school. There are now separate forms for early childhood and elementary school students.
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    Super in 60: April Edition
    Super in 60: April Edition
    Posted on 4/28/2021
    In each month's edition of "Super in 60", Lakota Superintendent Matthew Miller provides the latest district highlights in just 60 seconds. Get the latest on a district-wide Walk 4 Hope; the new partnership with neighborhood bridges to facilitate community support of students in need; the expansion of Lakota's one-to-one technology program; and a celebration of Lakota's graduates who have committed to serving our country.
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    East NHS Seniors Leave Legacy: Eco-Classroom Taking Shape
    East NHS Seniors Leave Legacy: Eco-Classroom Taking Shape
    Posted on 4/27/2021
    A group of 120-plus Lakota East seniors are leaving a lasting mark on their soon-to-be alma mater. A new eco-classroom is beginning to take shape just outside of the school’s stadium, all thanks to the leadership of the National Honor Society. When complete, the space will be a fully functional, ADA-compliant classroom with student seating, a whiteboard, Wifi connectivity, overhead shade and beautiful surrounding landscape.
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    Military Commitment Ceremony Honors 26 Seniors April 28
    Military Commitment Ceremony Honors 26 Seniors April 28
    Posted on 4/27/2021
    We invite our community to join us on Wednesday, April 28 at 7 p.m. as we celebrate the 26 seniors who have made a commitment to enter a branch of service after graduation. Due to COVID restrictions, the in-person ceremony will be exclusive to Lakota’s senior honorees and their families, but the district will live stream the program on West Chester Township’s YouTube channel for the larger community to enjoy.
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    Honoring the Class of 2021
    Honoring the Class of 2021
    Posted on 4/27/2021
    With May right around the corner, celebrations to honor the Lakota East and Lakota West Class of 2021 are set to have a more traditional look and feel, albeit with some modifications due to the coronavirus pandemic.
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    WE Walk 4 Hope: District Pauses for Mental Health
    WE Walk 4 Hope: District Pauses for Mental Health
    Posted on 4/27/2021
    A district-wide “Walk 4 Hope” on April 19 underscored the importance of mental health and wellness at all ages. Lakota West’s Hope Squad - a peer-to-peer suicide prevention program focused on spreading positivity and building awareness around mental health - encouraged all Lakota students and staff to “pause” in the form of a midday lap around their building.
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    District's 1:1 Device Initiative Expands to Grades 3-5
    District's 1:1 Device Initiative Expands to Grades 3-5
    Posted on 4/27/2021
    Lakota’s WE are Empowered program continues to grow for the 2021-2022 school year with one-to-one (1:1) access to learning devices expanding to all students in grades three through five.
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    Lakota Board of Education Update
    Lakota Board of Education Update
    Posted on 4/26/2021
    ​The following statement was read by School Board President Kelley Casper at the April 26, 2021 Board of Education meeting:
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