Linwood Elementary

Forest Lake Area Schools

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  • Kindergarten registration is now open.

    Due to the COVID pandemic, we are going to postpone our kindergarten roundup event, typically held in late January, to a date later on in the spring when the virus is less prevalent in the community. In the meantime, we are excited to welcome you to join one of our virtual Kindergarten informational meetings, with the opportunity for Q & A with our staff.


    Virtual dates to attend any one of the following sessions:

    • Thursday, January 28th from 5:00-6:00 pm (LINK:

    • Tuesday, February 9th from 1:00-2:00 pm (LINK:

    • Monday, February 22nd from 6:00-7:00 pm (LINK:

    • Wednesday, March 3rd from 9:00-10:00 am (LINK:


    During your virtual visit you will:

    • View a brief slideshow presentation

    • Meet your kindergarten teachers

    • Meet your school principal

    • Meet other school personnel


    Please do not hesitate to ask questions and become involved in your child’s education. Feel free to call our office at 651-982-1907 if you have any questions about kindergarten. You can also arrange a personal tour by emailing Heather Karstens at  You can also register at our  Welcome Center .

    **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.




    Friday, January 29th - NO SCHOOL

    Monday, February 1st - 4th, 5th, and 6th grade students return to Linwood for in person learning

    Monday, February 15th, - NO SCHOOL

    Friday, March 5th-12th - NO SCHOOL, Spring Break


     School Supply List


     2020-2021 Preschool Classes


    Here Comes the Bus is now available for Forest Lake Area Schools

    • 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


    Transportation change forms

    Please remember we need a transportation change form if your student will be riding thebus to or from a location different than your home address. 

    Click here for the form.


    Qualifying for free or reduced breakfast

    or lunch is easier than you think. 

    Click here for details:



    Community Ed "Digital Backpacks" 

    The school District's Digital Backpack has information from area
    non-profit groups who sponsor opportunities for youth.

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  • Linwood events in BLUE.

    District-wide events in MAROON.