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    'A Look Around Lakota' Video Update: March 2020
    'A Look Around Lakota' Video Update: March 2020
    Posted on 4/02/2020
    In this first remote edition of A Look Around Lakota, Superintendent Matthew Miller shares just a few of the happenings that have occurred during an unforgettable March.
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    Remote Learning Extended through May 1
    Remote Learning Extended through May 1
    Posted on 3/31/2020
    On March 30, 2020, Governor Mike DeWine made an announcement ordering all of Ohio’s public, community, and private K-12 school buildings to extend their closure to students through May 1 due to the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) health crisis. We understand that the Governor’s order to extend the school closure through May 1 presents a challenge to our families. Our district is working diligently to partner with you in furthering your child’s education and well-being in spite of these challenges.
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    Remote Learning Begins March 25 for Students
    Remote Learning Begins March 25 for Students
    Posted on 3/20/2020
    We know that you have questions about what remote learning will look like during this state-mandated shutdown. Using the feedback we received from you, our teachers, and our secondary students, we have used this week to work out details for remote learning moving forward. Working remotely, teachers will use Monday and Tuesday of next week to continue building out lesson plans for their students. Remote learning for students will begin on Wednesday, March 25.
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    Lakota's Preparations for Remote Learning
    Lakota's Preparations for Remote Learning
    Posted on 3/17/2020
    Article written by Lakota Superintendent Matthew for the Sunday, March 22 issue of the Pulse Journal: We are in the midst of uncharted territory as a nation, as a state and as a community. As we come to the end of our scheduled spring break, we will not see our students in our classrooms and hallways tomorrow. Instead, we are preparing to launch remote learning throughout Lakota Local Schools.
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    Mobile Lunch Program Announced
    Mobile Lunch Program Announced
    Posted on 3/17/2020
    With the state-mandated shutdown for our students, we wanted to provide you with some community resources, including the schedule for our Child Nutrition lunch program, and how you can help.
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    Coronavirus Update & FAQs: March 13
    Coronavirus Update & FAQs: March 13
    Posted on 3/13/2020
    Governor DeWine announced on Thursday that all schools in the state of Ohio would be closed beginning at the end of day on Monday, March 16 for a period of at least three weeks. Lakota schools will be closed through April 3 with students returning on April 6, unless otherwise directed by expert authorities. All district activities, including preschool, athletics and extracurriculars are canceled during this time. View a list of frequently asked questions regarding Lakota's response.
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    Coronavirus Update from Lakota Schools: March 11
    Coronavirus Update from Lakota Schools: March 11
    Posted on 3/12/2020
    At Lakota Local Schools, the health, safety and well-being of our students, staff and community are our top priorities. With the recently elevated discussion regarding the novel Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the news, we want to take a moment to reinforce preventive safety measures and reference our process and communications.
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    March 13: Important School Safety Exercise
    March 13: Important School Safety Exercise
    Posted on 3/09/2020
    With the increasing number of novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases being reported, we as a district must be prepared for the possibility of an extended closure initiated by either Lakota Local Schools or the Butler County Health Department. Having plans in place to continue educating our students during an extended closure is of critical importance and part of our evolving district safety plans. Just as we practice drills in the event of a fire, tornado or lockdown, Lakota will conduct a remote education exercise. On Friday, March 13, students at Lakota Local Schools will not report to class, but instead will continue their learning remotely from home.
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    Submit Alternative Transportation Requests for Next School Year by July 20
    Submit Alternative Transportation Requests for Next School Year by July 20
    Posted on 3/05/2020
    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 for the 2020-2021 school year by July 20 to receive busing on the first day of school.
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