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    $145K Grant Aids Virtual Students with Internet Connectivity, Provides District Savings
    $145K Grant Aids Virtual Students with Internet Connectivity, Provides District Savings
    Posted on 2/23/2021
    Lakota Local Schools was proud to put to work a recent grant that covered the entire cost of 180 new Chromebooks complete with integrated Internet capability. Most of the devices have already been deployed to Lakota’s fourteen K-6 schools for students lacking a device and Internet connectivity to access digital resources while learning at home.
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    February Master Facilities Plan Update
    February Master Facilities Plan Update
    Posted on 2/23/2021
    In March 2020, the Lakota Master Facilities Plan (MFP) committee pressed pause on its work due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The committee reconvened in November to continue this important process, as outlined in Lakota’s strategic plan. The last time Lakota completed a modified MFP was in 2008. The last comprehensive plan was completed in the early 2000s.
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    Super in 60: February 2021 Edition
    Super in 60: February 2021 Edition
    Posted on 2/23/2021
    Got 60 seconds to spare? In each month's edition of "Super in 60", Lakota Superintendent Matthew Miller provides the latest district highlights in 60 seconds flat. Get the latest on Lakota's staff COVID-19 vaccinations, Black History Month activities, Master Facilities Planning and important upcoming events like Summer Fun Fair, Community Conversations and registration for next school year.
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    Words of Wisdom: What Do You Love about Lakota?
    Posted on 2/23/2021
    What do you love about Lakota? That’s what we asked students around the district in this month’s Words of Wisdom.
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    West Students Engineer Solutions to COVID Challenges
    Posted on 2/23/2021
    When given the chance to find a problem and solve it, students in Jim McClure’s Engineering Design & Development capstone class looked no further than the halls of Lakota West High School. In the end, their work in the Butler Tech satellite course yielded industry-recognized certifications and viable solutions to two different challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic this school year.
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    Community Conversation: Lessons Learned During the Pandemic
    Community Conversation: Lessons Learned During the Pandemic
    Posted on 2/19/2021
    Many lessons have been learned about educating students through a global pandemic. From remote learning to the creation of the Lakota Virtual Learning Option to a safe return to the classroom for in-person learning, we want to hear from our parents.
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    Lakota's Annual Summer Fun Fair Set for March 3
    Lakota's Annual Summer Fun Fair Set for March 3
    Posted on 2/19/2021
    Let’s put the snow behind us and start looking forward to fun summer activities! Lakota’s annual Summer Fun Fair is set for March 3 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. -- with a new twist. This year, you will be able to meet ‘face-to-face’ with local organizations offering youth summer programming, all from the comfort of your home.
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    Next Coffee Chat with the Superintendent on March 3
    Next Coffee Chat with the Superintendent on March 3
    Posted on 2/16/2021
    Join Superintendent Miller on Facebook Live (@LakotaSuper) for his next monthly coffee chat on March 3 at 8 a.m. for an update on the school year and to share your questions and concerns.
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    Feb. 23: Remote Learning Meal Distribution for In-Person Learners
    Feb. 23: Remote Learning Meal Distribution for In-Person Learners
    Posted on 2/10/2021
    With no school on Feb. 24 due to our staff vaccination clinic and remote learning scheduled for Feb. 25-26, we will still offer a pre-ordered breakfast and lunch option for our in-person learning families to cover these days. With the extension of the USDA meal waiver program, all meals will be free and at no cost to the district. Place your order by Feb. 15 for meal pick-up day on Feb. 23.
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