Special Programs and Activities
In order to be successful in and out of school, students need to learn a set of social and emotional competencies—cooperation, assertiveness, responsibility, empathy, and self control—and a set of academic competencies—academic mindset, perseverance, learning strategies, and academic behaviors. (From the Lakeville Website)Responsive Classroom is an evidence-based approach to teaching that focuses on engaging academics, positive community, effective management, and developmental awareness. (From the RC website)
Responsive Classroom Guiding Principles
The practice of mindfulness is a powerful tool for cultivating a heightened awareness of what is happening in our minds, and learning how our thought patterns, perspectives, and attitudes shape the quality of our lives. As supported by a growing body of scientific research, the application of mindfulness by students and educators has the potential to improve academic achievement and mental health.
A Parent’s Guide to Mindfulness: Simple Practices for Use in the Home
The PRO Pledge is a Promise to Respect Others. All students and staff at Lakeville pledge to:
Our early morning enrichment and gym programs are temporarily suspended.
All Lakeville students take part in our Read-a-thon each spring. Students are asked to read as many minutes as possible during the month-long celebration.
On the last Friday of each month students and staff are encouraged to wear school colors (blue and white) or Lakeville gear.