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    Academic Calendar Change: Nov. 2-4
    Academic Calendar Change: Nov. 2-4
    Posted on 9/28/2020
    Lakota has made an adjustment to our academic calendar for Nov. 2-4. Traditionally, Lakota’s teachers and staff participate in professional development on Election Day. This decision is part of our safety and security guidelines because 18 of our schools are used as polling locations in our community.
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    Technology Zoom Sessions Help Parents Support Student Learning
    Technology Zoom Sessions Help Parents Support Student Learning
    Posted on 9/22/2020
    How can I help my child who uses Seesaw? How do I navigate Canvas? What are some tips and tricks to make all of this technology easier to use? Whether students are learning virtually or in-person, parents across the district are asking these questions.
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    Mask Breaks Reinvent Outdoor Learning
    Mask Breaks Reinvent Outdoor Learning
    Posted on 9/22/2020
    If it weren’t for “mask breaks,” Wyandot ECS teacher Alison Brunk may have never discovered just what a “treasure trove” of learning opportunities her school’s outdoor classroom has to offer her first-graders.
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    INCubatoredu@Lakota Cultivates 100 Future Entrepreneurs
    INCubatoredu@Lakota Cultivates 100 Future Entrepreneurs
    Posted on 9/22/2020
    Kevin Keen can recall several good answers he received after asking his 100 students what they hoped to get out of Lakota’s newest course for budding entrepreneurs. But his favorite was the student who said that she wanted to use the class to “make as many mistakes as possible while there are no real stakes involved.”
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    Lakota Receives Prestigious Auditor of State Award for Sixth Consecutive Year
    Lakota Receives Prestigious Auditor of State Award for Sixth Consecutive Year
    Posted on 9/22/2020
    Fewer than 5 percent of all entities that are audited annually earn the Auditor of State Award with Distinction – and Lakota has received the honor six years in a row. Treasurer ​Jenni Logan was virtually presented with the award for the district’s clean audit and excellent record keeping at the Sept. 14 Board of Education meeting. The award recognizes the district’s commitment to fiscal responsibility and transparency.
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    Lakota Updates, Expands COVID-19 Dashboard
    Lakota Updates, Expands COVID-19 Dashboard
    Posted on 9/21/2020
    Beginning Monday, Sept. 21, Lakota Local Schools will expand the information displayed on its novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) dashboard. The dashboard, which launched on Sept. 8, initially presented the number of staff and students who have tested positive for COVID-19, or are presumed positive by the Butler County Health Department (BCHD) or their doctors. The number of quarantined individuals related to in-school cases is also displayed.
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    Whole-Student Activities Prepare Students for the Future
    Whole-Student Activities Prepare Students for the Future
    Posted on 9/18/2020
    Each day, Plains Junior students spend ninety minutes in ‘advisory period.’ But what actually is advisory period? ​ Sixty minutes is set aside for typical academic assistance from teachers and continued academic practice, while thirty minutes is devoted to whole-student skill development. ​
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    2021 MLK Day Contest Challenges Students to ‘Reinvent Reforms’
    2021 MLK Day Contest Challenges Students to ‘Reinvent Reforms’
    Posted on 9/17/2020
    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 "Reinventing Reforms" theme challenges students to reflect on what they can do personally, using the resources of this era, to carry on the work started by Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
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    Super in 60: September 2020 Edition
    Super in 60: September 2020 Edition
    Posted on 9/15/2020
    Lakota Superintendent Matthew Miller’s newest video series, “Super in 60”, gives parents, staff and community members a 60-second overview of what’s happening around Lakota. View the inaugural edition of “Super in 60.”
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