Lake City Public Schools

Award-winning teacher aims to inspire active lifestyles

Oct 9, 2019
Lake City High School teacher Tom Horner was recently named the state’s high school physical education teacher of the year. The award, presented by the Minnesota Society of Health and Physical Educators (MnSHAPE) is intended to “honor and recognize the outstanding services and contributions in...

Cinderella to be staged in Lake City

Oct 9, 2019
Magic and music will come to Lincoln High School this fall when students will perform Rodgers and Hammerstein’s ​Cinderella ​in early November. The classic fairy tale musical was reworked with “modern sensibilities” in 2013, and became a Tony Award winning hit. Lake City School’s Directors Amy...

Public flu shot clinics coming to schools, including Lake City

Oct 2, 2019
Lake City Public Schools are hosting community flu clinics in the coming weeks. The first will be at Lincoln High School on Oct. 10 from 3:15 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. Bluff View Elementary will host a clinic on Oct. 22 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. The community clinics are open to the public. Anyone age six...

Progress made in tornado clean-up

Oct 2, 2019
Lots of work has gone into repairing the damage from the EF-0 tornado that swept through Lake City Tuesday, Sept. 24 – by the city, by volunteers, by property owners – and a lot of progress has been made. A total cost estimate of the damage caused is yet to come, however. The storm struck at about...

A very Bluff View debut

Sep 5, 2019
Lake City Public Schools opened its doors Tuesday, Sept. 3, for the start of the 2019-2020 school year. Excitement was high at Bluff View Elementary School, where students and staff can finally use a new cafeteria, gymnasium, and other spaces that had been under construction for over a year. The...

Schools welcome new staff ahead of 2019-2020 school year

Aug 29, 2019
  As it has in years past, the Graphic asked the new staff members to respond to a questionnaire about their backgrounds, their new jobs, and what they are looking forward to as the school year approaches. Savannah Sixty Savannah Sixty will teach students with learning disabilities as a special...

2019-2020 school year begins Sept. 3

Aug 29, 2019
Summer break comes to an end for most students in the Lake City School District when the school year begins Tuesday, Sept. 3. A district-wide staff workshop day took place Tuesday at Bluff View Elementary School which, for the first time in over a year, is not under construction. Earlier this week...

Contractor: Bluff View Expansion Complete

Aug 29, 2019
The Rochester office of Kraus-Anderson has completed additions and remodeling at Bluff View Elementary School, the company said in a Aug. 26 news release. Designed by MLA Architects, the $12 million, 32,000-square-foot addition features six new classrooms for pre-school and kindergarten students...

Teachers attend FIRST Conference

Aug 14, 2019
Several Lincoln High School teachers attended the FIRST Educational Conference in Kasson recently. Overall, 385 educators attended and were able to see some nationally known speakers in topics related to Professional Learning Communities, Student Engagement, Best Instructional Practice, and much...

Bluff View almost ready

Jul 25, 2019
“We could open tomorrow, honestly,” Bluff View Elementary School Principal Jim Borgschatz told the Lake City School Board Monday night. A $12 million expansion and renovation project at the school that began over a year ago is nearing completion. “All that’s left is some hook-up stuff,” he said. “...


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