Lake City Public Schools

COVID-19 shift moves football, volleyball to spring

Aug 5, 2020
Long anticipated COVID-19 guidance for high school athletics from the Minnesota State High School League arrived Tuesday, and there will be some changes for athletes at Lincoln High School. The league moved football and volleyball to an abbreviated spring season lasting from March 15 to May 15....

Families face choice as school year nears

Aug 5, 2020
Lake City Public Schools officials and contractors presented an overview of the current state of plans for what is expected to be a very atypical school year on Aug. 4. At one point, Board Chair Heath Oeltjen said over 120 people were logged on to the meeting over Zoom, an indication of high...

At high school, a fresh look for back to school

Jul 29, 2020
Students returning to Lincoln High School after an absence prolonged by the COVID-19 pandemic will encounter some aesthetic changes. A new sign greets visitors entering the foyer from the Garden Street side of the building. Rooms inside the building have been renumbered and given new signs for...

School board meets Tuesday on reopening plans

Jul 29, 2020
On Thursday (today) Gov. Tim Walz is expected to announce whether Minnesota public schools students will begin the school year on Sept. 8 in class, in distance learning, or a hybrid model incorporating aspects of both. Soon after, parents in the district will receive a brief questionnaire from the...

District formulating plans for uncertain school year

Jul 22, 2020
Lake City Public Schools is working on three plans for operating during the pandemic in the upcoming school year, and it might end up using all three. On Monday administrators previewed some of the issues and draft plans for members of the Lake City School Board at its July meeting. Lincoln High...

Ed Foundation announces award, grant winners

Jul 1, 2020
Lake City Education Foundation (LCEF) has announced the recipients of thousands of dollars of grants and awards to support Lake City Public Schools. “The Lake City Education Foundation has the great fortune this year to offer a variety of grants, scholarships and awards that will broadly support...

Enger - School restroom project attracting interest from other districts

Jun 24, 2020
A project to replace the oldest restrooms at Lincoln High School with single-occupant, gender-neutral restrooms is in progress at Lincoln High School. Instead of a girls’ restroom on the upper floor and a boys’ restroom on the lower floor, as in the past, the new configuration will have a row of...

Sports making a comeback

Jun 24, 2020
Young people are practicing sports together again at summer sports camps in Lake City. Lincoln High School principal and boys varsity basketball coach Greg Berge said camp organizers have created plans with specific sanitation and social distancing requirements. These have evolved as state...

Career milestones for Lake City Public Schools staff

Jun 11, 2020
Many Lincoln High School and Bluff View Elementary school staff were honored for reaching five-year milestones with the district at the close of the 2019-2020 school year.

School district bids farewell to retirees

Jun 11, 2020
Three longtime Lake City Public Schools employees retired this year.

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