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Lakota's 'Transition to Work' Breakfast Celebrates Student Growth
06/05/2018
For many of the attendees at Lakota’s annual work study student appreciation breakfast, it is the highlight of their year. It’s a special event, not only for the students being honored and their families, but also for the employers who support the program.
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Wyandot Student-Led Bookstore Teaches 'Ideas Can Change the World'
06/04/2018
A new student-led bookstore at Wyandot Early Childhood School is the product of a big lesson for Libby Brown’s kindergarten class: Acting on a good idea is better than just having a good idea. The original idea came from kindergartner Carson Ratliff. “I thought since we were making lots of books in Writer’s Workshop, we might as well make a bookstore,” he said. Soon after, the entire class rallied behind his idea and began building upon it.
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Three Lakota Staff Experience Honor Flight with Local Veterans
06/04/2018
Three Lakota staff had the privilege of accompanying local veterans on the May 22 Tri-State Honor Flight - a division of the national non-profit organization that transports America’s veterans to Washington, D.C. to visit and reflect at their memorials.
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Endeavor Elementary Idea Takes to the Air
06/01/2018
Students at Endeavor Elementary School recently participated in the Cincinnati Architecture Foundation’s educational outreach program, Design Lab. The project based learning competition is a free, hands-on program for K-12 teachers in Greater Cincinnati.
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Fourth Annual Canoe Regatta Sails into Lakota YMCA
06/01/2018
Corrugated cardboard, duct tape and water may seem like an odd combination, but for Lakota East students taking Introduction to Engineering Design, it makes perfect sense.
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Trip to Freedom Center Has Big Impact on Adena ESL Students
05/31/2018
“Our recent field trip to the Freedom Center was simply one of the best days ever,” said Adena Elementary ESL specialist Helen Vassiliou. Last week, she took 25 English language learners in grades 4-6 on the trip to cap off their yearlong studies about the ideals of courage, perseverance, and the importance of helping others as leadership qualities.
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End of an Era: Hopewell, Heritage Pay Tribute to Long Histories
05/30/2018
Families and community members were invited to take a trip down memory lane at both Heritage and Hopewell elementary schools this month. Before the buildings become early childhood schools in the fall, former and current staff, students and their families visited and shared memories as they toured the buildings.
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Lakota Summer Updates
05/25/2018
Here's what you need to know about office hours, reading lists, the lunch program, the new location for the enrollment center, school supply lists and more!
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Congratulations to the Class of 2018
05/25/2018
Streamers and confetti filled the air at Xavier’s Cintas Center last week, in celebration of Lakota’s Class of 2018. Lakota West held its ceremony on Thursday to honor its 581 graduates, with Lakota East hosting its commencement exercises the following evening for 643 graduating seniors.
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Parade of Graduates Celebrates Class of 2018, Inspires Youngest Learners to Dream Big
05/23/2018
To the cheers of students, staff, parents and members of the community, approximately 900 seniors from both Lakota East and West high schools walked the halls of their elementary buildings during the second annual Parade of Graduates.
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Welcome Center Open through Summer, Relocates to Central Office June 21
05/22/2018
Lakota’s Welcome Center, previously known as the Enrollment Center, will remain open throughout the summer to welcome families new to Lakota for the 2018-19 school year. Beginning June 21, the Center will be available at its new location inside Lakota’s Central Office, located at 5572 Princeton Road.
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School Messenger Notification Accounts Set to Update June 1
05/22/2018
Lakota uses a comprehensive mass notification system, School Messenger, for delivering important school- and district-wide messages via email, phone and text message. All accounts will update to reflect new school and grade assignments for the 2018-19 school year on July 1.
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Holocaust Survivor's Message to West Freshman: Words are Powerful
05/18/2018
The resounding message at Lakota West Freshman from Holocaust survivor Dr. Al Miller last week was loud and clear: “Words are ever so powerful.”
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May Video Update: A Look Around Lakota
05/17/2018
Lakota Local Schools is proud to share this next edition of its monthly vide