Lakota Elementary Music Ensemble to Sing at the Mud Hens Game…

The Lakota Music Ensemble under the direction of Mrs. Cheryl Sandrock will be singing this Friday, May 25th at the Toledo Mud Hens Game. We are excited about the opportunity to sing in front of a large crowd! Tickets for the game are selling fast. If you would like to hear us sing, you may go to to purchase tickets! We will sing at 7:00 p.m. with the game starting at 7:05 p.m. We are proud of our students who will be singing at the game.

School Supply Lists and Information for 2018-2019 School Year…

Information for the 2018-2019 School Year…  (Please see attachments below.)

Supply Lists:

  • Elementary Supply Lists
  • Middle School (Coming soon!)
  • High School (Please get a supply of pens, pencils, paper.  Students will get a supply list for specific classes at Open House or on the first day of class.)

Mark your calendar… 

  • The Open House will be held on August 16, 2018.  More details will be coming. 
  • The first day of school is August 28th.

2018-2019 School Calendar 



Middle School Fun Day Events…

There are some fun events taking place at LMS for the last day of school.  The student council will have inflatables and SADD is sponsoring a school-wide dance.  For more information about the events, please see the letter below.  This will also be coming home with your son or daughter this week.  

Fun Day letter

LHS Yearbook… Order Yours Now

The Lakota 2017-2018 Yearbook is available for pre-sale.  The books can be pre-ordered from now until Friday, May 25th.  The cost is $50.  

Log into our secure website to order online at:  (Order number: 13819).  If you would like to pay with cash or check, please turn in orders to Miss Holbrook (Room 355).

Yearbooks will have a fall delivery date and are generally available by mid-October.  If you have any questions, please see Miss Holbrook, Yearbook Advisor. 

Orders are due May 25th!

Football Informational Meeting…

VARSITY (9-12) and JH (7 & 8) will have the Player/Parent Meeting Tuesday May 22 at 6 pm in the Lakota High School GYM.  We will go over finishing the 4th quarter grades, Physicals, EMA, Summer Schedule, Camp Schedule, Expectations and answer any questions or concerns.  Our New  “Raider Fullbackers” group will be presented. Looking forward to seeing you all present.  Please have at least one guardian or parent present at the meeting.

Parent Meeting to be Held…

Notification for Parents:

A meeting will be held in the Lakota Local schools’ Board Office conference room on May 29th at 3:30 P.M. for parents who are interested in sharing their thoughts on how funds should be allocated for the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), or Special Education for the 2018-2019 school year.  Mrs. Pam Bibler, Director of Special Education will be present to listen to parents’ suggestions for the distribution of IDEA funds.  Please contact Mrs. Bibler for more information. 

2018 SBC Champs!

Congratulations to the Baseball Team!!

Back Row (from left to right):  Coach Nate Kerr,  Gabe Dohanyos,  Jake Hoffman,  Carter Reinhart,  Kaeden Wasserman,  Collin Hipshire,  Cameron Balderson,  Gage Ware,  Kaleb Mahler,  Jordan Willmarth,  Head Coach Drew Linder       

Front Row (left to right): Tyler Wehrle, Josh Randolph,  Neil Lemmerbrock, Jordan White,  Josh Kagy,  Darry Endicott,  Nathan Walter

Elementary Summer Reading Club…

Who: Students finishing Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, or 3rd grade
When: June 4th through July 31st (with an ice cream sundae celebration following on August 6th)
What: The purpose of our club is for your child to continue using the reading skills they have learned during the school year. As your child keeps reading over the summer months, they will gain confidence in their ability, as well as have the chance to enjoy many different types of stories.

Below is a document containing information about the two choices students have for the Raider Reading Club.  The information will also come home with students in these grade levels.  

Summer Reading 2018

If you have questions, please contact Mrs. Ridgely.  (

Pay For It Changing to PaySchools…

Our online lunch program, PayForIt will be changing to PaySchools Central on April 3rd.  The transition should be secure and seamless.

When you log in to PayforIt, you will be directed to the PaySchools Central login.  You will login with the same username and password that you used on the old site.  The payment information should migrate to the new site.  For the full set of instructions, see the document below.  

PayForIt to PaySchools Transition Instructions

Kindergarten for 2018-2019 (Forms and Registration Information)

If you have a child who will be 5 years of age before August 1st of this year, he/she is eligible to attend Kindergarten.

Kindergarten registration was held on Thursday, April 19, 2018 and Friday, April 20, 2018. If you missed this and still need to register your child, please contact the elementary office.

2018-2019 Kindergarten Pre-Registration Form

2018-2019 Kindergarten Registration Packet 

2018-2019 Open Enrollment Application (for non-Lakota residents)


Three-Hour Delays Schedule…

If we need to use the three-hour delay option, the schedule will be as follows:

1st     11:00 – 11:20

2nd     11:23 – 11:43

3rd     11:46 – 12:06

4th     12:09 – 12:29

5A    12:29 – 12:59

5B    12:59 – 1:29

5C    1:29 – 1:59

6th     2:02 – 2:22

7th    2:25 – 2:45

*Elementary Lunches 11:20 – 12:29

*Preschool will be cancelled

*1/2 day afternoon Vanguard and full day Vanguard students will be bused together.  1/2 day morning Vanguard students will report to Lakota.


Thank you for your flexibility.

Chad Coffman, Ed. D.

Superintendent, Lakota Local Schools

Community Weight Room…

The weight room will be open on Mondays and Thursdays from 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. The Community Weight Room is open to the public for adults living in the district. Treadmills, elliptical machines and bikes are available to use. The weight room is located to the east of the main gym. Follow the hallway back past the locker rooms to the corner of the building.

School Messenger for Alerts…


Dear Parents/Guardians of Lakota Local Schools,

We believe it is important to communicate with our families.  One way we do that is with our instant message system.We are using a company called School Messenger

The phone numbers and emails that will be used initially are the contacts listed in our student information system. If you would like to be able to change how you are contacted we will need a current email address in our system. Please send your current email address using the link provided and we will enter that into our student information system. Once your address is in you will be able to go to and create an account that will allow you to add numbers and addresses to your profile. If you have any questions please contact your child’s school office.

Click the following link to add or change your current email address:

Information Sheet:  Infocenter Introduction