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    Lakota Closed Jan. 14 due to Staff Shortage
    Lakota Closed Jan. 14 due to Staff Shortage
    Posted on 1/13/2022
    In response to the high number of staff absences district-wide, Superintendent Matthew Miller sent the following message to parents to communicate the difficult decision to close Lakota Local Schools on Friday, Jan. 14, 2022.
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    School Board Holds Annual Organizational Meeting
    School Board Holds Annual Organizational Meeting
    Posted on 1/11/2022
    The Lakota Board of Education held its annual organizational meeting on Jan. 10. All school boards in Ohio are required to hold this meeting within the first 15 days of the month.
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    Important COVID Update for Parents
    Important COVID Update for Parents
    Posted on 1/07/2022
    In a parent email today, Superintendent Matt Miller asked parents to be prepared in the event that a school might be forced to close for a day or more due to staff absences and the lack of substitutes.
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    COVID Quarantine-Isolation Protocol Update
    COVID Quarantine-Isolation Protocol Update
    Posted on 1/03/2022
    Lakota Local Schools announced updates to its COVID-19 quarantine and isolation protocols to follow CDC and ODH guidance.
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    Past, Present Talent Explodes at West Theatre’s 25th Anniversary Celebration
    Past, Present Talent Explodes at West Theatre’s 25th Anniversary Celebration
    Posted on 12/21/2021
    The Lakota West Theatre managed to fit 25 years of mainstage productions into two hours last Friday and Saturday night. Together, 18 current students and 12 alumni took a trip down memory lane, playing back some part of all 60-plus musicals and dramas adapted for Lakota West’s stage over the program’s 25-year history.
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    Lakota State of the Schools Returns March 29
    Lakota State of the Schools Returns March 29
    Posted on 12/21/2021
    Lakota is excited to return to an in-person format for the fourth annual “State of the Schools” address, scheduled for the evening of Monday, Feb. 7 at Lakota East High School. The event is open to the entire community.
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    Lots of Lessons Wrapped Up in Union’s Hawk Buddy Program
    Lots of Lessons Wrapped Up in Union’s Hawk Buddy Program
    Posted on 12/20/2021
    A new class buddy system at Union Elementary is forging the path for new friendships across grade levels. For students of Jackie Bender, Kristin Moore and Jeanne Turek, it is doubling as an opportunity to reinforce math and English language arts (ELA) standards.
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    Boys Club: Life Skills and Friendships
    Boys Club: Life Skills and Friendships
    Posted on 12/20/2021
    “How can I make good on the promise to help build this community?” Ridge Junior School teacher Andrew Wuest asked himself this question during his first year of teaching. The answer: Boys Club.
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    Jan. 17: Community Celebrates Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Student Winners
    Jan. 17: Community Celebrates Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Student Winners
    Posted on 12/16/2021
    The entire West Chester Liberty community is invited to attend a virtual edition of the 23rd annual celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr. on Monday, Jan. 17 at noon. The virtual program follows the 10 a.m. in-person community march, which extends from West Chester Township to Liberty Township. Tune into the virtual program to hear from all the winning students in this year's contest.
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