Lake City Public Schools

New and familiar faces join Lake City Public Schools staff

Sep 8, 2021
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. Logan Thomas Logan Thomas will be teaching English 9 with one section of English 11 at Lincoln...

School starts next week

Sep 1, 2021
The 2021-2022 school year for Lake City students begins next week. Lincoln High School welcomes seventh through 12th grade students back Tuesday, Sept. 7, as does St. John’s Lutheran School (see related story about St. John’s on page 9). Kindergarten through sixth grade at Bluff View Elementary...

Packing for the Weekend helped school distribute over 54,000 summer meals

Sep 1, 2021
Lake City Public Schools held its final summer food distribution event last Thursday. Every week, families with children age 18 and under could stop by Bluff View Elementary School to pick up a week’s worth of breakfasts and lunches for each child. Lake City Public Schools Supt. Erick Enger said...

More detailed plans break school board deadlock

Aug 25, 2021
The continuation Tuesday, Aug. 17, to the previous night’s marathon Lake City School Board meeting was brief, with the board voting to recommend masking to begin the school year and to give the superintendent authority to make health and safety policy changes until they can be reviewed by the...

Appointment then election to fill school board vacancy

Aug 25, 2021
The resignation of Lake City School Board member Jack Rol before the board’s Aug. 16 meeting leaves the board with a decision to make: who will take his place. Rol had served on the board for more than a decade. He joined the board as an appointee and won a four year term in 2012. He was re-...

Classes begin Sept. 7 and 9 at Lake City Public Schools

Aug 18, 2021
Lake City Public Schools will begin classes on Tuesday, Sept. 7 for Lincoln High School grades seven through 12 and on Thursday, Sept. 9 for Bluff View Elementary grades kindergarten through six. Bluff View will be holding conferences for students with their teachers on Sept. 7 and 8. Watch your...

Amid calls for mask choice, school board set to try again on COVID-19 guidance

Aug 18, 2021
After trying and failing several times to pass COVID-19 health and safety measures for the 2021-2022 school year on Monday, Aug. 16, the Lake City School Board voted to recess and take up the issue again the following night. [Editor’s note: The Tuesday continuation of the meeting took place after...

Hopes for a more normal school year

Jul 21, 2021
Lake City Public Schools students will return to the classroom five days a week for the 2021-2022 school year. “Hopefully we can be five days and mask-free and hopefully have less restrictions,” Bluff View Principal Jim Borgschatz told the school board at its monthly meeting on July 19. If it...

School again offers free meals to anyone age 18 and under

Jun 23, 2021
Thanks to funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Lake City Public Schools is able once again to offer free breakfast and lunch to anyone age 18 and younger this summer. No registration is required, and participants do not need to be students at Lake City Public Schools. Children can just...

Lake City Public Schools 2021 staff awards

Jun 23, 2021
Several staff awards were announced as part of and end-of-the-year event at Lake City Public Schools. Supported by donors and administered by the Lake City Education Foundation, the awards provide support for innovation and recognition for their work as educators, according to the foundation. The...


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