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    Students Become Archaeologists in Indy's Innovation Lab
    Students Become Archaeologists in Indy's Innovation Lab
    Posted on 10/15/2018
    Fourth grade archaeologists in Susan Smith’s class took over the new Innovation Lab at Independence Elementary this week. They rotated between four hands-on stations using ingredients like cookie dough, bread and gummy candies to learn about trace fossils, molds and casts, and fossil creation.
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    MLK Day Writing, Art Contest Encourages Students to 'Find a Common Ground'
    MLK Day Writing, Art Contest Encourages Students to 'Find a Common Ground'
    Posted on 10/12/2018
    In preparation for our community’s 20th annual celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, all Lakota students are invited to participate in a contest that promotes self-reflection about diversity and inclusion in our community and nationwide.
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    Oct. 20 CommUnity University Focuses on Mental Health
    Oct. 20 CommUnity University Focuses on Mental Health
    Posted on 10/11/2018
    Lakota’s new monthly learning series, Family & Parent CommUnity University in partnership with Miami University Voice of America, continues with a session focused on students’ mental and emotional health. Lakota parents, staff and residents are encouraged to attend Saturday, Oct. 20 from 8 a.m. to noon at Miami VOA.
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    West's Fourth Annual Cultural Fair Has New Twist
    West's Fourth Annual Cultural Fair Has New Twist
    Posted on 10/10/2018
    Students in the English Language Learners (ELL) program at Lakota West had an opportunity to share about their cultures and home countries at the school’s annual Cultural Fair. Guests were able to hear about what life is like in many different countries from 35 student presenters.
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    Hopewell Junior Community Profits from Inaugural "Color Run"
    Hopewell Junior Community Profits from Inaugural "Color Run"
    Posted on 10/09/2018
    Who knew that combining colored corn starch, community and competition could result in more than $18,000? The final fundraising figure was a welcome surprise for the school and PTSO leaders behind Hopewell Junior School’s inaugural “Color Run” on Sept. 28.
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    First High School Open Houses Welcome Future Families
    First High School Open Houses Welcome Future Families
    Posted on 10/08/2018
    Lakota is welcoming future and prospective students to visit its two high schools on Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018 for the district’s first open house. “We are excited to invite both up-and-coming students and families who may be considering Lakota to visit our open houses,” said Superintendent Matthew Miller. “We are proud of the high quality, student-centered education we provide and want others to see what exactly that looks like.”
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    Howl-o-ween Photo Contest Spotlights Best-Dressed Pets
    Howl-o-ween Photo Contest Spotlights Best-Dressed Pets
    Posted on 10/03/2018
    Pets are the second best-dressed to kids on Halloween - so we’re dedicating this month’s social media photo contest to them. Share your funniest, funkiest and most creative “Howl-o-ween” photos with the rest of the Lakota community.
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    September 2018 Video Update: A Look Around Lakota
    September 2018 Video Update: A Look Around Lakota
    Posted on 10/01/2018
    Lakota Local Schools is proud to share this next edition of its monthly video update, "A Look Around Lakota." The September edition features just some of the latest highlights and happenings around Lakota.
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    New Child Nutrition Website Offers Interactive Menus
    New Child Nutrition Website Offers Interactive Menus
    Posted on 9/28/2018
    Lakota’s new and improved Child Nutrition website makes it easier than ever for parents to keep health and wellness top of mind. Now available from the district website, the new tool features interactive menus that allow visitors to view nutritional information just by scrolling over individual menu items, plus more health and wellness tips and resources.
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