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Teacher Work Day
FLAHS Main Gym; 7 p.m.
May 29 - June 5
City of Forest Lake
Last Day for High School Seniors
Last Day of School
High School Graduation
Teacher Work Day
The 5th Annual Lake Fest will take place on May 29 – June 5 in the City of Forest Lake. This community-wide event celebrates the graduates of Forest Lake Area Schools and the community members who have proudly built and call the city their home. The collaboration of the City of Forest Lake, the Forest Lake Area Chamber of Commerce and Forest Lake Area Schools invites community members of all ages to participate in the many events that will occur throughout the week.
The 2015 summer school program is set to begin on June 17 and run through July 24. Kindergarten through 4th grade will be attending Wyoming Elementary School while 5th through 12th grade will be attending Century Junior High School. For more information and how to register, click here.
Forest Lake Area High School senior and FFA member Joe Ramstad received the 2015 Minnesota FFA Star in Agriscience award from the Minnesota FFA Association on April 27. Four finalists, including Ramstad, were considered for the award which recognizes the great work students do on developing agricultural skills through supervised agricultural experiences (SAE) as well as earning the state degree. Ramstad's SAE was teaching agricultural literacy classes through the Forest Lake School District's Community Education program. Click here for the full story.
Forest Lake Area High School (FLAHS) junior and speech team member Brianna Flasch brought home fifth place from the Minnesota State High School League Class AA State Speech Tournament on April 18 at Lakeville North High School. Flasch competed against 23 other students in the creative expression category of the preliminary round of competition where she performed a self-written piece about her experiences working at McDonald's. Her performance granted her a spot in the final round of competition with seven other students. Click here for the full story.
Health UP, a new community health initiative and partnership in the Forest Lake Area, is exploring a new bike share program. If there is interest by area residents, Health UP will continue to research and secure funding to put two to three bike docking stations and 14 to 21 plus bicycles near the Hardwood Creek Trail. Proposed locations include the Forest Lake Library/YMCA location south of Forest Lake, Lakeside Park in downtown Forest Lake, and possibly Fairview Lakes Medical Center in Wyoming. Users would be able rent a bike and return it at any docking station locations. To participate in the Health UP Bike Share Program Survey, click here.
The World’s Best Workforce (WBWF) bill was passed in 2013 to ensure every school district in the state is making strides to increase student performance. Each district must develop a plan that addresses five goals. For general information concerning WBWF click here.To view Forest Lake Area Schools’ WBWF plan, click here. Forest Lake Area Schools invites families, staff and community members to provide feedback to the district through a short survey beginning on Friday, April 24 and closing on Tuesday, May 26. To access the survey please click here. Additional informaiton about the uses of this survey may be found here.
Information about the bond referendum, which is scheduled for Nov. 3, is now online. Click here to see the bond page. More information and details will be added in the coming weeks and months.