Lino Lakes Elementary

Forest Lake Area Schools

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Welcome to Lino Lakes Elementary


  • Forest Lake Area Schools

    Greetings families,

    I hope you are all enjoying a fun and relaxing summer. As we look ahead to the start of school, we wanted to share some back-to-school plans for this fall and COVID-19. We are planning to be fully open for students learning in-person, starting school as scheduled on September 7th. 


    Current state guidelines recommend but do not require that masks be worn in schools. Our district plans to follow the same guidance for the start of the school year and recommend but not require that masks be worn in our buildings for students and staff. Masks will still be required on school buses as long as the federal requirement for masks on public transportation remains in effect. 

    We will continue to monitor COVID-19 activity within our schools and community, along with any updates to state and federal guidance. To help continue our community’s success against COVID-19 and keep our students learning at school, we are strongly recommending vaccination for all eligible students, staff and family members aged 12 and up.

    Ranger Academy Distance Learning Option

    We are happy to announce that we will once again offer our elementary Ranger Academy option this year for families who prefer distance learning. If you wish to enroll your Pre-K-6 student in Ranger Academy, please complete this registration form by August 5th. This deadline is to help us ensure that we have the correct number of teachers for both in-person and Ranger Academy classes. Families who choose Ranger Academy should plan to commit to that option for at least the first semester of the 2021-2022 school year.

    At this time, we are not planning to offer a full distance learning option for secondary students in grades 7-12. If you have concerns about COVID-19 safety for your secondary student, please contact your school principal.

    As we look ahead to the start of the school year, additional back-to-school information, including full details of our COVID mitigation will be coming out to families from both the district and your student’s school. Stay tuned for more updates as we get closer to the first day of school. 

    Have a great summer! We’re looking forward to seeing students back in September!  

    Steve Massey, Superintendent

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  • 2021/2022 School Supply List

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  • Summer Hours

     Our school office hours during the summer are 8:00 am - 4:00 pm.  The building will be closed on Friday, July 2, 2021 for the July 4 holiday. 651-982-8850.  We are here if you need us.

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  • Report Cards Posted

         Student report cards are now available through Parent Vue. Please contact the school office at 651-982-8850 if you have any questions or would like a paper copy mailed to you. 

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  • New to the area?



    Contact our office at 651-982-8850 or email for more information. Online registration available at Forest Lake Online Enrollment 

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  • Kindergarten Meet & Greet

    Lino Lakes Elementary STEM School's Kindergarten Meet & Greet session will be held on August 10 and August 12, 2021. Families will receive information, including their scheduled appointment time, the week of July 19. Our kindergarten teachers will be spending time with your child in a one-on-one setting. We look forward to seeing you at Meet & Greet!


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  • Now Taking Registrations

    Class of 2034

    2021-2022 School year


    Registration Forms

    or Register online at

     Forest Lake Online Enrollment 

    Call 651-982-8850 or email


    **All kindergarten students need to have a pre-school screening.  If you are in need of scheduling this, please click here schedule a Pre-K screening 

    **All kindergarten registrations must include a copy of the student's birth certificate.


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  • Full Day Preschool 2021/2022

    Little Rangers Preschool Information

    The Early Childhood Programs are an integral part of Forest Lake Area Schools (FLAS). We work together to assure that children transition smoothly into kindergarten. Our high-quality preschool classes focus on each child's social, physical, and pre-academic development. We use the curriculum Big Day for Prek by Scholastic to support a play-based approach to learning. This curriculum also allows children to engage in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) activities through hands-on exploration and discovery. The real-life skills that students develop through STEM help them become better problem-solvers and learners. Children will learn age-appropriate math, writing, music, art, language, and science while making friends and experimenting with their growing independence. Curriculum outcomes and objectives are aligned with the Early Childhood Indicators of Progress. Classes are taught by professional and dedicated staff who have extensive experience working with children birth to age five.
    • Little Rangers Preschool is available district-wide!

      Click here for more information.

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  • Our Lightning created a PBIS song/skit/chant/or skit to convey how we show Surge Power at School. Here they are by grade and classroom: Nice job Lino Lightning!  Watch Video


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  • Update Contact Information

    • Have you rmoved? Changing jobs? If you have changed your home address, email, cell or work telephone numbers please call the Lino Lakes Elementary main office at 651-982-8850 as soon as possible. It is very important that this information is current in our system. If your student lives in two households, each household should have their contact information available.

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  • School Bus

    Bus Change Requests

    • If your child will be picked up or dropped off at an address other than your home address you will need to fill out a bus change form.  You can download the form Bus Stop Change Request and email it to, drop it off at school, or fax it to 651-982-8891.  

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  • During a guidance lesson, students were encouraged to participate in the "Do Good From Home" challenge to help spread kindness during this time. Here are some of the acts of kindness that the caring students of Lino did! #DoGoodFromHome

    Acts of Kindness

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  • Our students made hands with statements about making Lino better. The hands turned into this magnificent bird. Click here to learn more about our school.

    Mrs. Standfield's guidance lesson

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  • We are Lightning!

    Lino Lightning

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  • Hours and Important Contact Information

    Main Office: 651-982-8850

    School Hours: 9:00am - 3:40pm
    Health Office: 651-982-8852/

    School Age Care/Sonic: 651-982-8862
    Transportation: 651-982-8190

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  • Recess

    We believe students need fresh air and physical activity, therefore all students will go outside for their assigned grade level recess time. Please be sure your child is properly dressed for the various weather conditions. During winter months, this includes wearing a hat or ear band, mittens, snow pants, jacket, and boots. Students will go outside unless the temperature/wind chill is below -10 degrees. 

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  • School Closing Information Links

    The Forest Lake Area School District will work to provide you with school closing information as quickly and early in the morning as possible. However, sometimes there is a delay between the time local TV and radio affiliates are notified and the school closure information is broadcast to the public.

    The following links provide information on how the decision to close schools is determined and where to find the most up-to-date school closing information:

    School District Emergency Weather Hotline: (651) 982-8143

    ♦ Forest Lake Times article: Why and when weather forces Forest Lake Area Schools to close 

    ♦ WCCO - School Closing Information

    ♦ KSTP - School Closing Information


    ♦ KARE 11 - School Closing Information


    If school is closed due to inclement weather the SAC/Sonic program will be open at three locations for any students that are already enrolled in the program.  Those locations and phone numbers are :
    Lino Lakes Elementary    651-982-8862
    Forest View Elementary   651-982-8221
    Wyoming Elementary      651-982-8014
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  • Here Comes the Bus now available

    • View the real-time location of your child's bus
    • Access the app from your smartphone, tablet or computer
    • Receive push notifications or email alerts
    • Send your child to the bus stop at just the right time, every time

    Here Comes the Bus

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  • E-Learning Days

    As you may have heard, we have implemented e-Learning days that will allow our students to continue learning on days when school is cancelled for weather-related reasons. These e-Learning days will only be implemented if more than two school days must be cancelled this year -- in other words, the first two “snow days” of the school year will not be e-Learning days.

    If forecasts suggest that an e-Learning day might be possible, you can expect more communication on this topic from your child’s school and/or teachers with specific information about what students should do.

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  • Free and Reduce Price Lunch

    Our Nutrition Services department offers free and reduced-price lunch for qualified students. You can apply online for this benefit.

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    Lino Lakes Elementary STEM School has partenered with Rangers Supporting Rangers to bring a weekend food program to our school for students who face a food gap during the weekends. We are very pleased and excited to be able to participate in this program. 

    Contact our guidance counselor, Mrs. 
    Stanfield, at Lino Lakes Elementary STEM school for more information.

    Rangers Supporting Rangers

         The Rangers Supporting Rangers School Supply Program assists families in the district who have a financial need by providing backpacks and school supplies to their students. Rangers Supporting Rangers is currently accepting registrations from families with students attending Forest Lake Area Schools for the 2021-22 school year. Online registration closes July 31, 2021. Backpacks and school supplies will be available before school starts at the school your student attends. Watch for an email from your school with more information later this summer.
        To register for the program, please click on this link and register for the school your student will be attending during the 2021-22 school year. For additional information, please contact Tracy Angelo at or 651-982-8110.

    Moving forward, financial sponsors will be essential in the successful continuation of this weekend food program at our school. If you represent a local business, community organization or are a family interested in pledging support please make checks payable to "Rangers Supporting Rangersand send to:

    Rangers Supporting Rangers

    8661 North Shore Trail N

    Forest Lake, MN 55025

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    Calendar of Events
    Lino Lakes events in GREEN.
    District-wide events in MAROON