• School Closings/Delays:

    In order to comply with the requirements of Governor Little's Rebound Idaho, schools will remain on soft closure through the remainder of the 2019-20 school year.  Instruction will continue to be provided either remotely or online.  Food service will continue to provide meals during this time.  Schools will reopen for all students at the beginning of the 2020-21 school year, with the first day of instruction being September 8, 2020.

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School Packets Coming Student Work

New school packets are on their way!! LES is busily reaching out to each family via phone to make sure you know that student work packets will be on the school buses in your area. These buses are the same PWSD buses that are providing your lunches and breakfasts each and every day. The last round of student packets will be on the buses on Tuesday, June 2. There will be several staff members on each bus to help distribute the packets.

Please be patient. We do our best to follow CDC guidelines and want to make sure students, guardians and staff remain safe.

Student Packet Pick Up Homework

We have had questions about how completed student packets can be returned to LES. We will pick up packets on the same dates where we will be delivering new packets, Tuesday, June 2. They will be picked up by that same staff on the same buses that are delivering the new packets. Packets can only be accepted on dates that we are picking up packets! We are sorry for this inconvenience, but this is in order for us to comply with CDC Guidelines and available staff at LES.

Please be patient. Our number one goal is to see that students, guardians and staff remain safe.

Lakeside Receives Farmers to Families Food Box Grant Farmers to Families

Here’s some good news for our community today.   Our food service department was awarded a grant from the Farmers to Families Food Box Program.  Beginning this Thursday, May 28, 2020, this grant will provide 250 prepackaged food boxes which are available to any family in our community. Boxes will be delivered to the school and can be picked up under the awning at Miller Court (1255 E. Street, Plummer) on Thursday from 7:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.  The food box must be picked up that day and will be handed out, one per family, on a first-come, first-served basis.  Food boxes will be available every Thursday through June 25.



State Board Revises Re-Entry Criteria for Public Schools State Board Re-entry Criteria

The Idaho State Board of Education today approved revisions to its re-entry criteria for schools to resume normal operations.

The revised criteria are designed to align with Governor Brad Little’s Idaho’s Rebounds Plan launched last week and is designed to reopen the state over four stages culminating in late June.

“With the update that Governor Little announced last week, we needed to make sure the Board’s re-entry criteria for public schools is aligned with the Idaho Rebounds plan,” Board President Debbie Critchfield said. “Our hope is that we can now focus our energies on what re-opening looks like in the fall and I would go so far as to say that is what our local school districts should be thinking about as well.”


Academic Assistance from DOE

The Coeur d’Alene Tribe’s Department of Education is ready and willing to work with you and your student(s) during these trying times. We are prepared to help with online academic support in the form of one-on-one/small group tutoring (via Zoom), one-on-one advising (via Zoom), and to answer any questions you may have about scholarships, applications, and other future plans. We are dedicated to making this transition to online education as seamless as possible. Please do not hesitate to reach out to us. If you are seeking academic assistance, or just have questions, please contact us using our emails below.


Middle School

Grades 5-8 Gabrielle Hensyel    ghensyel@cdatribe-nsn.gov

Grades 5-8 Casey Shaneman    casey.shaneman@cdatribe-nsn.gov


High School

12th Grade Justin Marsh     justin.marsh@cdatribe-nsn.gov

11th Grade Lisa Johnson     lisa.johnson@cdatribe-nsn.gov

10th Grade Jesse LaSarte   jesse.lasarte@cdatribe-nsn.gov

9th Grade Helen Muffly       hmuffly@

Mitchell Named Superintendent Mr. Russ Mitchell

Mr. Russ Mitchell has been selected by the Board of Trustees to be the new superintendent at Plummer-Worley School District beginning July 1, 2020. 

Mr. Mitchell earned a BA in elementary education from Northwest Nazarene University in Nampa, Idaho, an MEd in Education Administration and Supervision from College of Idaho in Caldwell, and doctoral coursework and superintendent credentials from Gonzaga University in Spokane.  His educational employment history includes Homedale (Idaho) School District, Kimberly (Idaho) School District, and Educational Service District 101 in Spokane.  He also has numerous years of volunteer youth involvement including coaching various sports. 

Russ is currently the principal at Lakeside Elementary and brings with him strong experience in teaching, administration, and technology.  We are confident he will keep the forward momentum his predecessor Mrs. Sharrett has developed.

LES Handbook LES Student Handbook

Lakeside Elementary School has published the 2019-2020 Handbook. To view or download, click the Read More button below.

All Students Eat for Free Lunch trays

Lakeside has again been named a Community Eligibility Program by the USDA.  This means that all students can eat breakfast and lunch for free.  There is no need at this time for parents to complete the Free & Reduced application previously required.

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