This Is How We Lakeview

November Edition- Volume 4

Enjoy your long weekend!

From our Lakeview family to yours, Happy Thanksgiving! We hope that you take this time to relax, recharge, and slow down for a few days.

Rachael Hanagan


Congratulations to our November Students of the Month!

Each month, several students are nominated by teachers, faculty, and staff for the students of the month award. These students are recognized for upholding Lakeview values, as well as being role models and leaders within the school community. We would like to take a moment to congratulate the following nominees for the students of the month of November awards:

  • Amanda Machin-Cortes

  • Josephine Gerdeman

  • Assantii Mohamed

  • Jacob Estep

  • Sophia Pacifico

  • Addison Talbot

  • Chloe Mason

  • Gracie Long

  • Anton Wyche

Thank you for being excellent leaders and role models for others. We appreciate your hard work. Keep up the great work!

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Lakeview Winter Sports Pausing

At Friday's meeting with the OCC Executive Committee, it was voted to pause on any contests involving OCC schools. Following up on that meeting, we met as a district. PLSD will also pause ALL games (and scrimmages) until December 18th. This means NO contests from now through Dec 17th. Teams are still allowed to practice.

Check out this week's Lakeview Values winners - Way to go, Panthers!

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Student Chromebooks

Just a reminder that the expectation with student Chromebooks is that they come to school with their Chromebook charged. The district is collecting teacher Chromebooks and chargers so these will not be available for a student who has forgotten it or who does not have their Chromebook charged.

Trimester 2 VLA Art Items Ready for Pick up

If your student is in the VLA and is taking art as their elective for Trimester 2, art supplies are now available to be picked up. Please check and see who the teacher is as that determines which building you are picking up supplies from. If you have Mrs. Broz-England for art you will be picking up supplies from Lakeview (12445 Ault Road) and if you have Mrs. Knox you will be picking up from Ridgeview (130 Hill Road South). The offices are open from 7:00 am-3:15 pm on during the week (we will be closed Thursday and Friday next week for Thanksgiving). Please just ring the bell at the main door and someone will bring the supplies out to you.

Want to donate to Holiday Help?

There are several ways to donate this year: ● The traditional big red boxes throughout the community and in the schools accepting donations of new toys/gifts. ● Gift cards are also appreciated. ● Cash donations through Paypal. ● Another way of donating this year is through Amazon and Target. If you would prefer to donate in this way, click on the links below. Be sure to ship to Violet Township Fire Department Toy Drive (address will appear as an option).

Tomorrow is the last day for Technology Support in November

For the month of November, the Technology Department will be offering support sessions on select days throughout the month. Please see below for days and times and sign up using the link!

• Wednesday, November 25th 12:00pm to 3:00pm

Technology Support Signup

Hot Topic - Connecting with Friends

Each month at Lakeview we create extended learning opportunities based on topics that students have identified. This month, students wanted to learn more about connecting with friends in the midst of Covid-19. This is a great conversation to have at home, as students will have different ways of connecting with friends over the holiday break. Here are a few reminders of what makes an excellent friend. Good friends congratulate you, support you, listen to you, respect your boundaries, and are honest and trustworthy. Who is one of your close friends at school? How can you be a good friend to someone this week? How will you stay connected to your friends over winter break?
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The Community Corner

Upcoming Change Chat

The next Change Chat for both cohorts will be held the week of December 7th and will focus on friendships and how to be a supportive friend and ally to others. Students will get more information about the Chat for their cohort during their PAW Time on Monday, December 7th, and Thursday, December 10th.


Due to the short week, we did not meet with any students for EVOLV interviews. Make sure you have read last week’s EVOLV update about our students and mental health, and be sure to check back for new EVOLV updates in the next newsletter.

Updates from the Family Feedback Form

  • We did not receive any new feedback since the most recent newsletter from last Friday.

  • Our next Community Corner will have more information about our Change Chats during the week of December 7th and what you, as a family, can do to foster those conversations with your student(s) at home.

  • We hope you and your family have a relaxing Thanksgiving.

The Lakeview Family Feedback Form

This form will be linked in each Community Corner update, allowing families to offer feedback to the counseling and administrative team regarding social justice, mental health, academic support, friendships/relationships, etc. Counselors and administrators will review the feedback on a weekly basis and send out any updates to concerns/questions in the next Community Corner update.

Sign Up for Meals on Virtual Days

If you sign up this week, you are signing up for the week of November 30th!

The deadline to sign up is every Monday by 10am. If you would like to receive breakfast and lunch for the days your student is virtual, please click on the correct link to sign up. Remember that this is free for ALL students but you need to do this every week.

Virtual Learning Academy link -

Cohort A link

Cohort B link