LSHS Newsletter

2022-2023

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SAVE THE DATES

-Tuesday, September 6th- FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL

- Monday, September 12th-10th-12th grade Picture Day

-Monday, September 26th-Saturday, October 1st- HOMECOMING WEEK

-Monday, October 3rd- Future 101 Event (see flyer below)

-Tuesday, October 11th- Picture Retake Day

-Saturday, October 15th 8:00 am-PSAT at Lakeville South (more information below)

Lakeville South Picture Day Information

Senior Pictures/Yearbook Information

Seniors can submit their senior pictures for the yearbook here: https://images.jostens.com/0GNpeT3VnSOeIAI0weZPd3Q

This needs to be completed by the end of October.


To purchase a yearbook, please go to jostensyearbooks.com.

Student Schedules

Student schedules can be seen in Infinite Campus. Lunch assignments will be posted by Monday, September, 5th and will be located under the student's 4th hour.
  • Families with more than one student: Select the correct student in the student
    dropdown list displayed in the top right corner.


Contact SISsupport@isd194.org (or 952.232.2048) for assistance with your Campus account

Schedule Change Requests

If students need to request a schedule change, they must complete the GOOGLE FORM and it must meet one of the following reasons.


The only ACCEPTABLE educational reasons for a schedule change are:

● Seniors who need a course to fulfill a graduation requirement

● An inappropriate level or sequence placement

(i.e. Spanish 3 not 2, AP/Honors to a General Course)

● An obvious error in schedule (i.e. same class twice)

● Prerequisites that have not been fulfilled

● Would like to opt-in to a higher level/ more rigorous version of their current course

(i.e. General Course to AP/Honors)


Schedule changes WILL NOT be made for these reasons:

● Specific teacher request

● Switch sections of the same course to get a different teacher

● Requested change would exceed class size capacity

● Student changed his/her mind

● Desire to have a certain lunch schedule

● Desire to be with friends

● Desire to have a class at a certain time of the day


As a reminder, students must keep a minimum of 6 classes as a freshman, sophomore, and junior and a minimum of 5 classes as seniors.


Thank you,

LSHS Administration

Student Lockers

If you would like a locker, please click on this link Locker Request Form.

If you have an area you would prefer your locker be located, please specify that on the Google Form. There are no guarantees that your locker will be located in that area, but an attempt will be made to accommodate your request.

Once it is assigned, your locker location and combo will show on your LSHS schedule - log into the Student Portal and go to Reports and pull up your schedule.

If you have any trouble with this form or locker questions, please contact Heather Allen in Student Services heather.allen@isd194.org.

Student iPads

iPad Reminders:

It’s time to find your iPad and get it fully charged for the first day of school. You will also need to update it. Learn how to update your device here: iPad Update Instructions


If you turned in your iPad at LSHS or your Middle School last spring, please pick it up in the Media Center on the first day of school. If you are new to Lakeville Area Schools you can get your new iPad in the Media Center on the 3rd floor B304.


If you have lost your charger you can purchase a new one for $15.00 in the Media Center.

NOTE FROM PARENT HOSPITALITY

Hello! My name is Katie Hill and along with my co-coordinator, Amber O’Brien, we are again asking for your help to raise funds for our LSHS 2022-23 Teacher and Staff appreciation activities. These funds will be utilized to bring in food for staff during both fall and spring conferences, coordination of teacher appreciation week in May and will allow for one staff appreciation activity per month for the remaining months school is in session. The financial goal listed may sound like a lot, but please know there are 130+ staff working to educate and care for our students each day. By meeting the financial goal listed, it will allow us to spend roughly $52 per staff person for the entire year of activities we will be coordinating. If it speaks to your heart, please consider donating to help us execute our plans? Sharing this funding initiative with your circle of friends/family is a huge help as well! All coordinating efforts are done in conjunction with school representatives and spending activities are completely transparent. If you have questions about this or wish to donate your time to help out, please contact us! In the meantime, THANK YOU so very much in advance for your support!!!


GO FUND ME LINK

LSHS ACTIVITIES LIVE STREAM

Lakeville High School is excited to announce live stream for fall activities including football, soccer, and volleyball.


https://lshsactivities.com/livestream/

Stay Up To Date With Your Student’s Education

Sign In to Infinite Campus Parent Portal

If you need language help to understand this document, call 952-232-3076 or email languagehelp@isd194.org.

What is the Parent Portal?

Infinite Campus is available for students and parents/guardians. As a supporter of your child’s education, it is important that you have your own Parent Portal account so you can better understand, monitor and participate in the educational process with real-time access to your student’s information, including:

  • Assignments

  • Attendance

  • Bus routes

  • Fees for transportation, activities, band, student parking, AP exams, yearbooks, etc.

  • Report Cards

  • Schedules

The Parent Portal is also where you can find the latest district and school announcements and select your preferences for receiving email communications from your child’s school.

How do I get an account?

Infinite Campus Parent Portal accounts are set up for parents/guardians when you enroll in any school in the district.

  • If you recently enrolled, look for an automated email from messenger@isd194.org, sent within a few days of when you enrolled your student(s). Follow the Parent Portal access instructions in the email.


I’m not sure if I have an account

  • Check if you have a Parent Portal account.

  • If you have not set up an account, please contact the school office where one of your children attends to set up a time to show your ID and receive your instructions in person. You can also send a picture, scan or fax of your photo ID to sissupport@isd194.org, and instructions will be emailed back to you.


I forgot my username or password

Usernames and passwords can be set or changed using the Forgot Username or Forgot Password option at the Infinite Campus Parent Portal login page, without needing to contact support. If you are still having difficulty logging in, please request assistance by emailing SISsupport@isd194.org.


Español

If you need language help to understand this document, call 952-232-3076 or email languagehelp@isd194.org.

Annual Household Check-In

If you need language help to understand this document, call 952-232-3076 or email languagehelp@isd194.org.


Each year, Lakeville Area Schools asks families to complete paperwork to review, confirm and update their household and student information for back-to-school.


Families will be asked to verify contact information, communication preferences, and student health information. Families will also be asked to review and agree to the Acceptable Use Policy for student devices, the iPad loan agreement and their school’s student handbook.


The household check-in for the 2022-23 school year is open now through Sept. 2, 2022.

  • How to do the Check-In

    Please verify your child(ren)’s information through the Infinite Campus Parent Portal. Below are the steps to complete the Annual Household Check-In process:

    Step 1: Log into your Infinite Campus Parent Portal account - Click here to learn how to sign into your parent portal

    Step 2: Select MORE from the menu along the left side of the screen

    Step 3: Select Annual Household Check In

    Step 4: Select Begin Registration

    Important information to know before you get started:

    • Only one parent/guardian per household will need to complete the Annual Household Check-In process.
    • The Annual Household Check-In link is only active for one household per child. If your child has more than one household, the link will be active for the parent/guardian that lives in the household that is currently indicated as the child’s primary household.


We appreciate your support in updating this critical information so that we can best serve you and your students.

Lunch Accounts-Titan

School meals will no longer be free for all students beginning in September as a result of federal waivers expiring.

Households meeting eligibility requirements will continue to receive free meals.

Eligibility can be based upon:

  • Income
  • Receipt of any of these benefits:
    • SNAP
    • MFIP
    • FDPIR
    • Medicaid (School district will be notified by MN Dept. of Human Services)

If you think you may qualify or are interested in applying for Free or Reduced Price Educational Benefits, you can fill out an Application for Educational Benefits beginning on July 1st for the upcoming school year.

Students who qualify for free or reduced benefits may also qualify to receive discounted fees for other district expenses such as bussing or activities. All children in the district benefit in areas beyond the lunch program when qualified applications exceed a certain percentage of the district’s enrollment.

If your family does not qualify for Educational Benefits, please visit the Meal Prices & Payments tab to add money to your student’s Titan account and view meal prices for the 22-23 school year.

PARKING PASS

Parking passes are available for either year-long or semester-long duration. Parking permits are sold for a cost of $225.00 for a year long pass or $125 per semester. Dean

discretion will be used for permitting students to drive. Only students with paid semester parking permits may be allowed to park in the student parking lots. They can be picked up beginning the first day of school or purchased during the semester. For information on how to purchase please click this link: https://www.isd194.org/lshs/parking.

PEACHJAR- LAKEVILLE SOUTH FLYERS

Lakeville Area Schools uses Peachjar to distribute flyers from its schools and community partners to families. Schools, PTOs, boosters and their associations can easily upload and share flyers for upcoming events and programs with their families. Community groups and organizations can submit flyers for District approval and then be distributed to school families too. These flyers are automatically emailed to the inboxes of Lakeville Area Schools families. Additionally, these flyers are posted on each school's online flyerboard.


https://app.peachjar.com/flyers/all/schools/201780/

COVID GUIDANCE

On August 11, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) eased its COVID-19 guidance for schools. Based upon the updated CDC recommendations, we are asking everyone in our school community to continue to take steps this school year to help mitigate the spread of illness in our schools:


  • If your child is sick, please keep them home and report the illness to your school's health office.

  • If your child tests positive for COVID-19, they should stay home for at least 5 days and until symptoms have improved. Please report the illness to your school’s health office. Upon return to school, face masks are recommended and respected, but not required.


Per the CDC, close contacts no longer need to quarantine under the latest guidance.


Thank you for your cooperation and partnership in helping keep our schools healthy.


https://www.isd194.org/COVID-19

FUTURE 101 EVENT-Monday, October 3rd

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PSAT-Saturday, October 15th 8:00 am

This is an optional test for juniors wanting to qualify for National Merit status and sophomores/juniors seeking practice for college entrance exams. Only juniors and sophomores may take the exam.


Questions? Contact Julie.Peterson@isd194.org or 952-232-3306.


The PSAT measures: critical reading skills, math problem-solving skills, & writing skills. Students have developed these skills over many years, both in and out of school. This test does not require students to recall specific facts from classes.


Who and why should students take this test?


● Sophomore or junior looking for a practice exam with feedback

● Receive feedback on strengths and weaknesses on skills necessary for college study. Students can

then focus their preparation on those areas that could most benefit from additional study or

practice.

● See how the performance on an admissions test might compare with that of others applying to

college.

● Enter the competition for scholarships from National Merit (grade 11 only).

● Help prepare for the SAT. Students become familiar with the questions and the exact directions

you will see on the SAT.

● Receive information from colleges when you check "yes" to Student Search Service.


Visit the Official College Board Student Guide for practice:

https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/psat-nmsqt-psat-10


Exam will be held at Lakeville South. Cost is $30

Registration/Payment is done in the school store on the Portal - September 1 through October 7.

NEW STUDENT ALPHABET DEAN ASSIGNMENTS

Lakeville South High School deans serve as the main contact for students and families regarding all school-related issues. Deans are assigned to students according to the alphabet. If you have any questions regarding schedules, lockers or other items, feel free to call your Dean.


Dean Contact Information

Amy Eidelbes(A-Eq) 952.232.3339 (amy.eidbes@isd194.org)

Kristin Johnson ( Er-Kr) 952.232.3335 (kristin.johnson@isd194.org)

Nick Fox (Kr-Ra)952.232.3332 (nicholas.fox@isd194.org)

Rick Cradit (Rb-Z) 952.232.3334 (richard.cradit@isd194.org)


Special Education Supervisor

Karey Heim 952-232-3313 (karey.heim@isd194.org)

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