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    Innovation Hubs Facilitate Good Old Fashioned Collaboration
    Innovation Hubs Facilitate Good Old Fashioned Collaboration
    Posted on 10/17/2019
    Collaboration through technology doesn’t have to mean hiding behind a screen. In fact, a recent exercise led by Endeavor teacher Tanya Hoeting proved it can actually enhance interpersonal skills.
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    High School Transportation: Projected Ridership Survey
    High School Transportation: Projected Ridership Survey
    Posted on 10/15/2019
    The Lakota Local Schools Board of Education is gathering data from all families about the future of high school transportation in our district. The feedback will be used in conjunction with other information to discuss possible high school busing options for the 2020-21 school year.
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    Beneath the Surface of New Ice Cream Shop at Hopewell ECS
    Beneath the Surface of New Ice Cream Shop at Hopewell ECS
    Posted on 10/14/2019
    A new ice cream shop opened its doors at Hopewell Early Childhood School - and everything from the money and ice cream to the menu and drive-thru window was created by the students who dreamt it up in the first place. Peek inside this project based learning activity to see how student choice transformed learning.
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    Lakota Shout-Outs: Oct. 4 Edition
    Lakota Shout-Outs: Oct. 4 Edition
    Posted on 10/10/2019
    More great things are happening around Lakota. Read about golf championships, all-state musicians... and another student aces the ACT!
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    Community Conversation Brings Business Leaders and Students Together
    Community Conversation Brings Business Leaders and Students Together
    Posted on 10/07/2019
    What happens when you fill a room with business leaders and high school students? A conversation that bridges the gap and benefits both groups. Lakota Local Schools partnered with the West Chester Liberty Chamber Alliance to host its second community conversation between local business leaders and high school students. “We believe in providing real world learning opportunities for our kids,” said Superintendent Matthew Miller. “Partnerships with the Chamber Alliance and the business community are crucial to making that happen.”
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    October Social Media Challenge Highlights Difference-Makers
    October Social Media Challenge Highlights Difference-Makers
    Posted on 10/07/2019
    In honor of “National Make a Difference Day” on Oct. 26 and the district-wide “Stuff the Bus” food drive, we want to know all the ways the Lakota community is making a difference. That’s why we’re dedicating October’s social media challenge to just that.
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    MLK Day Contest Challenges K-12 Students to Have 20-20 Vision
    MLK Day Contest Challenges K-12 Students to Have 20-20 Vision
    Posted on 10/05/2019
    In preparation for our community’s 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. This year’s "20-20 Vision" theme challenges students to use their hindsight vision to identify Dr. King’s single most important accomplishment. The contest is part of the community-wide observance of MLK Day, known as the "Live the Dream: Our Declaration of Unity" celebration.
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    New Freshman LINCC and Humanities Labs Get Personal
    New Freshman LINCC and Humanities Labs Get Personal
    Posted on 10/04/2019
    It’s known as LINCC Lab at East Freshman and Humanities Lab across town at West Freshman. But the concept is the same: Give the same group of students the same schedule across two or three core subjects and consecutive class periods, then remove the division (or the bell changes). Known as co-teaching among educators, it’s a model that lends itself to student choice and cross-curricular projects that tackle all the same standards, but oftentimes add in skills of real world learning like collaboration, communication and creativity, for example.
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    Shark Tank Veteran Shares What it's Like to be an Entrepreneur
    Shark Tank Veteran Shares What it's Like to be an Entrepreneur
    Posted on 10/03/2019
    What’s it like to be an entrepreneur? Liberty Junior seventh-graders learned firsthand through a recent “Shark Tank” project, complete with a special guest speaker who had inked a deal with shark Daymond John on the popular TV show.
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