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Forest Lake Area Schools

Inspire the Learner, Ignite the Potential

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    Reshaping Opportunities







    "We Are Rangers" video released

    Students at Forest Lake Area High School have created a video called "We Are Rangers", which is available for viewing on YouTube. Click the following link to see the video.

    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. Click here to see the news release issued by the district.

    Dr. Linda Madsen and seven others to be  

    inducted May 21 to district halls of fame

    Recently retired Forest Lake Area Schools Superintendent Linda Madsen will be among the eight new entrants on May 21 to the school district’s two halls of fame. Dr. Madsen will be inducted to the Forest Lake Area Schools District Hall of Fame along with: chemistry professor Alexander Norquist and businessman Scott Norquist, both of whom are alumni; former Forest Lake mayor John Skoglund; former Wyoming Elementary Principal Mike Conway; and former school board president Norton Taylor. The new inductees to the Forest Lake Area High School Arts & Athletics Hall of Fame will be former Nordic Skiing star and current Rangers coach Ben Fick, and former standout football player John Bruley. Click here to the see the article in the St. Paul Pioneer Press.

    Slater named Minnesota National

    Distinguished Principal of the Year

    Wyoming Principal Curtis Slater has been named the 2018 Minnesota National Distinguished Principal of the Year. The announcement came on May 3 from Minnesota Elementary School Principals Association (MESPA), the organization which sponsors the award. Click the following link to see the news release from MESPA.


    School board puts forth levy proposal

    The Forest Lake Area School Board on April 19 voted to submit to voters a levy referendum for the Nov. 6 ballot. The referendum would increase the current levy, which is $424 per pupil, an additional $825 per pupil. Click on the following link to see the district's news release.


    Welcome new families

    Families who are new to the Forest Lake area are encouraged to visit our "Welcome New Families" section of the district website. It's filled with information about the area, registration information, and more. 


    Proud to be a Ranger!

    Forest Lake Area Schools has produced three promotional videos featuring several current students and parents talking about what they feel are the best things about being a "Ranger." The videos are intended to be both informational and inspirational. Any students, parents or families who are choosing a school are encouraged to consider becoming a Ranger at Forest Lake Area Schools. The videos are available by clicking the following links: District Video #1, District Video #2 and District Video #3.

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