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District News

District News

O.J. DeJonge Middle School Student Tests Positive for COVID-19

Please click on the link below to read an updated COVID-19 communication.

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Meal Pickup Program for Remote Learning Students

Dear Parents, Guardians, and Families,

LASD will continue to provide meals to remote learning students & other children in need two times per week. Meal pick-up remains at Ludington High School & Pere Marquette Early Childhood Center on Monday & Wednesday from 4:30-5:15 PM. A previous message was distributed, stating that there would be a brief break in providing these meals, but the district recognizes the continued needs within the community and is happy to share that this brief break is no longer necessary.

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Lakeview Student Tests Positive for COVID-19

Please click on the link below to review an updated COVID-19 communication from the District.

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Mental Health Community Resources

Please click the link below to learn about mental health resources that can be accessed in Mason County, courtesy of Spectrum Health.

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Remote Learning Tips and Tricks

Monday, December 7th Update.
If your student's iPad is on 14.2 and having issues connecting to a Google Meet try reversing the fix for the 13.X issue by turning "Request Desktop Setting" back on in Safari settings.


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View LASD's Strategic Plan

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Ludington Highlights

Construction information for potential bidders

If your company is interested in bidding on parts of any of the Ludington Area School District's upcoming construction projects, please contact Ben Globke by email at the Christman Company. Ben has knowledge of the timing of each bid category and will be able to provide the information that subcontractors need to be informed of the District's bid process.


Mission Statement

The Ludington Area School district, in partnership with parents and community, will educate and empower students to adapt and succeed in their futures.

Vision Statement

Ludington Area School students will graduate from a top-performing district, confident in the  skills required for their success in the global community.

Link to the Oriole Foundation donation page

Donate directly to the Oriole Foundation. Choose Education in the first drop down and the Oriole Foundation in the second.


Teacher and Support Staff COVID-19 Grant Forms

Due December 4, 2020

The Michigan Department of Treasury will distribute funding directly to eligible classroom teachers in an equal amount up to $500.00 per FTE K-12 classroom teacher and an amount up to $250.00 per FTE eligible school support staff member. 
In order to qualify as an eligible “classroom teacher” for the Teacher COVID-19 Grant, Public Act 166 of 2020 requires that the grant recipient be a K-12 classroom teacher who taught in a school district or nonprofit nonpublic school in the 2019-2020 school year and meets the classroom teacher statutory requirements to receive grant funding. Only full-time or part-time classroom teachers who taught in a school district or nonprofit nonpublic school in kindergarten to 12th grade classrooms during the 2019-2020 school year prior to the issuance of Executive Order 2020-35, signed on April 2, 2020, are eligible for the Teacher COVID-19 grant. Additionally, prior to the issuance of Executive Order 2020-35 on April 2, 2020, the classroom teacher must have performed at least 75% of their standard instructional workload in a brick and mortar classroom at a district or nonprofit nonpublic school and must also meet all of the classroom teacher statutory requirements to receive grant funding.
In order to be eligible for the Support Staff COVID-19 Grant, the support staff must have been a full-time or part-time kindergarten to 12th grade support staff who served as a paraprofessional, aide, or non instructional staff according to the registry of educational personnel, who provided services to students in a district for during the 2019-2020 school year. Additionally, they must meet both of the following criteria: (i) Prior to the issuance of Executive Order No. 2020- 35, the school support staff performed at least 75% of their workload in a brick and mortar school building at a district. (ii) The school support staff certifies to the district, in a manner prescribed by the department, that he or she worked additional time spent outside of normal working hours, experienced hazardous conditions, or incurred additional costs related to providing student services during the COVID19 pandemic.
These grant programs do not apply to administrators, preschool teachers, preschool aides, substitute teachers, or new employees that were hired this school year (although you may be eligible through a former employer). 
Eligible employees must email the completed Form 5734 to: pschultz@lasd.net (Penny Schultz, Administrative Assistant) no later than 12PM on December 4, 2020. Be sure to label your PDF using the following naming convention: "LastName,FirstName COVID19 Grant Certification." 

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LHS Outperforms Local, State, and Comparable Districts on SAT

LHS has once again outperformed local, state, and comparable district scaled scores and proficiency rates. Click on the images below to see how LHS students performed on the SAT in comparison to districts in the WSESD, as well as the ten (10) most comparable districts in the state to LHS.

Upcoming Events

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      Date: Jan 18
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      Date: Jan 18
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      Date: Jan 18
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    • PTC Meeting 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
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      Location: Virtual see Zoom link
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    • JV, V Girls Basketball vs MCC
      Date: Feb 2
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      Location: Hawley Gym. Ludington MI
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    • JV, V Boys Basketball @ MCC
      Date: Feb 2
      Time: 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
      Location: Muskegon Catholic High School
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