Lake City Public Schools

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. “...

Pass It On provides school lunch help

Jun 26, 2019
The Pass It On Thrift Shop in Lake City recently donated $1,000 to Lake City Public Schools to help families in need of assistance with delinquent meal accounts. “These funds help ensure that every student in the school district has access to proper nutrition on a daily basis,” the store said in a...

School presents service awards

Jun 5, 2019
Lake City Public Schools, at an end-of-the-school-year luncheon June 3, honored staff who have reached employment milestones with the district and one retiring teacher.

Horner is first to receive Nichols memorial scholarship

Jun 5, 2019
Cathy Nichols was well-known locally as a business leader who managed Lake City’s AmericInn and other hotels. But before that she spent 14 years teaching elementary special education. After her unexpected death last year, Nichols’ family and others donated to an endowment fund managed by the Lake...

Summer meals free to all under 18

May 29, 2019
Lake City Public Schools is participating in a state program to bring free breakfast and lunches to students over the summer. Weekdays between June 10 and Aug. 16 (excluding the week of July 4). People under 18 can come to Bluff View Elementary School for breakfast between 7:30 a.m. and 9 a.m. and...


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