Lake City Public Schools

FFA plant sale is May 7-9

May 6, 2020
The Lake City FFA’s annual plant sale fundraiser is back this year with some changes due to the pandemic. Sale hours are Thursday, May 7, and Friday, May 8, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday, May 9 from 8 a.m. to noon. Hanging baskets are $15 each. Four-inch potted plants are $3 each. A limited...

School plans many ways to honor Class of 2020

May 6, 2020
A month-long celebration of the Class of 2020 has begun at Lincoln High School. In an email, Principal Greg Berge informed students and parents of several ways the school district is honoring its senior class while adhering to social distancing guidelines resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic. Some...

From a distance, for the rest of the school year

Apr 30, 2020
Lake City Public Schools had a relatively smooth transition to distance learning thanks to some technology adopted in the last few years, but what about prom, and commencement? Students in the Lake City School District had their last day in the school buildings on Friday, March 13. Distance...

With students at home, lots happening at school

Apr 23, 2020
From the outside, Lincoln High School looks quiet. Students are doing distance learning at least until May during the COVID-19 pandemic. Inside the building, however, the school district is using this break to complete several updates to the building. A new secured entrance, similar to the one at...

Free school meals delivered anywhere in school district three times a week

Apr 3, 2020
People don’t have to come to Lake City to take advantage of free meals distributed for people age 18 and under by the Lake City School District. School buses are delivering meals to anywhere in the school district on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. On Mondays and Wednesdays, children receive two...

Immigration story forges an unexpected connection

Apr 1, 2020
Reading and then watching the video of Gabriela Herrera Mateo telling the story of her journey to America and her experiences once she arrived took Dominique Mueller on a journey of her own. Mueller arrived in America as a refugee of the Vietnam War. She said those early struggles aren’t something...

Supt.: Distance learning going well so far

Apr 1, 2020
Distance learning began Monday for students at Lincoln High School and Bluff View Elementary School. Classes met, albeit online, for the first time since March 13 due to the coronavirus pandemic. Gov. Tim Walz gave schools eight school days to develop a plan to offer distance learning for an...

Playgrounds closed, open spaces open

Mar 30, 2020
The City of Lake City and Lake City Public Schools have closed their playground equipment to the public in response to the coronavirus pandemic. “For you and your children’s safety, please stay off these facilities,” read a posting on Lake City Public Works’ Facebook page. “However, please take...

Lunch pick-up at Lincoln High School

Mar 25, 2020
Lake City Public Schools staff bring bags of food and cartons of milk to a waiting vehicle outside Lincoln High School’s Door 10 Friday, March 21. Anyone 18 and under is eligible for the packages, which include a lunch and a breakfast for the following morning, at no charge. Pick-up time is from 11...

Student receives highly competitive art scholarship

Mar 25, 2020
A Lincoln High School senior might be the first Lake City student ever to receive an incoming student merit scholarship from the Minneapolis College of Art and Design (MCAD). Naoto Lichtblau-Tepley will receive $15,000 per semester over four semesters for a total award amount of $60,000. It’s a...


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