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  • Polaris Awards Grant to Forest Lake Area High School for New Engineering and Design Build Lab

    Polaris Awards Grant to Forest Lake Area High School for New Engineering and Design Build Lab

    Forest Lake Area High School is pleased to announce a $79,500 grant donation from Polaris Industries Inc. to build a new Engineering and Design Build Lab. The state-of-the-art lab will be constructed this summer through the Reshaping Opportunities for Success 2015-2020 Project. With this new technology, Forest Lake High School will increase its number of engineering, manufacturing and production-focused courses.

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  • High School awarded for agriculture program

    High School awarded for agriculture program

    The students of Forest Lake Area High School are discovering agriculture careers in a whole new way, thanks to a passionate faculty and innovative new facilities at the school. The high school’s agriculture department was recently honored as the 2018 Outstanding Middle School/High School Program by the Minnesota Association of Agricultural Educators.

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  • Hennen named as new Activities Director

    Hennen named as new Activities Director

    Long-time coach and educator Michael Hennen has been selected as the new Activities Director for Forest Lake Area High School. Hennen has a 20-year career in education and high school activities, most recently at Cambridge-Isanti High School, teaching math and coaching football, golf and Math League. He has also worked with the Minnesota State High School League as a site supervisor for tournament events in several different sports. Hennen will replace the current FLAHS Activities Director, Aaron Forsythe, who recently accepted a new position in Mahtomedi. Hennen assumes his new role in Forest Lake on June 25.

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  • Board provides details for levy implications

    Board provides details for levy implications

    At its June 7th meeting, the school board provided clarity about what the community can expect from either outcome of the November 6th operating levy referendum. The board approved a list of cuts to be considered if the referendum fails and a list of spending priorities if the referendum succeeds. An overview of the 2018 levy, along with both lists, can be viewed on the 2018 Referendum section of this site.

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  • School Board votes to close Central Montessori Elementary

    School Board votes to close Central Montessori Elementary

    Due to ongoing financial challenges and a projected $2 million budget shortfall for next year, the Forest Lake Area School Board voted Thursday to close Central Montessori Elementary School (CME) at the end of the 2017-2018 school year.

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