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New news for today......  Monday, Dec. 5th

Please stand at this time for the pledge.  (Pause 10 seconds) 
 
I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America and to the republic for which it stands, one nation under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all.

The next Music Boosters meeting will be Thursday, December 8th at 7:30 in the high school choir room.  All 9th through 12th grade students and their parents are welcome!  
 
Attention all students participating in the Inauguration Tour in Washington, D.C. in January:  There will be a mandatory group meeting for all participants and their parent(s)/guardian(s) on Tuesday, December 20th at 6:30 p.m. in the Forest Lake Area High School Media Center!  Contact Ms. Stennes-Rogness if you have questions or concerns.

FLASH Power Robotics Team meeting in room 123 at 2:45 on Thursday.

Adopt-a-family is going well and thanks to your help we are collecting a lot of good donations!  As of December 2nd the top three first hours are: Mr. Cole room 335, Ms. Harden room 315 and Mrs. Ward room 511. Remember, our last pick up with be this Friday the 9th. Please continue to fill those boxes in your first hours! The top three will be receiving a breakfast! Thank you for your support!!

If you are interested in joining the speech team, sign up for a five minute audition on the Speech board outside Mr. Zimanske's room today! Auditions will be held in Ms. Ungerecht's room  this Tuesday  and  Thursday  starting at  2:45 PM . Hope to see you there!

The Rotary Interact Club is meeting tomorrow, Dec 6 @ 7: 30 a.m. Rm 346.  Hope to see you there!

Semester 2 parking permit applications will be available to apply on FeePay (on a parent's SchoolView account) starting 12-6-16.   Because of our limited spaces please apply early.


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Past but Pertinent......

Tonight the Music department will be presenting a Collage Concert where the Forest Lake School and Community will have the opportunity to hear the Brass Choir, Cantorei, Chamber Singers, Chamber Orchestra, Jazz Band, Sinfonia Orchestra, and Symphonic Winds all in a short burst of music.
You can hear this spectacle at 7 PM in the Auditorium at FLHS on Monday.

Join the FFA on Thursday, December 8th for our monthly meeting and Holiday Party from 2:45 PM -4:30 PM. Stop by for snacks, a gingerbread house decorating contest, & holiday games. Bring your friends and we'll see you in Ag Room 511!

Attention Prom Committee Applicants: Check your school email for an email from Mrs. Rodewald and Mrs. Braton!

If you or anyone you know would like to get some FL Music Swag, go to the new web-store  flmusicapparel.org  where you can find a number of inexpensive but classy T-shirts, hoodies and the like.  Order before  Dec 9  and they will be delivered before break!   flmusicapparel.org

Join us tomorrow for the first Scrapbook Party from 2:45-3:30 in room 511 at the HS. Join us for snacks, friends and fun!

Attention seniors: A couple of state-wide scholarship opportunities are open for application at this time. Please stop by Mrs. Ward's office in Student Services for information posted outside her door. An important scholarship to apply for is the Minnesota Masonic Charities Scholarship. They are very generous and a few FLHS students are awarded them every year! Go to  https://www.mnmasoniccharities.org/what-we-do/scholarships/#   for more information. 
College and Career Center Scoop.....

College visits coming up are:

December:
6th Navy lunch visit
7th Airforce lunch visit
8th Marine lunch visit
13th National Guard during lunches
15th Media Center Closing at 3:30
19th  @ 9:15 JROTC presentation



Tutoring will only be offered to students enrolled in classes at the high school (we have some 9th graders and ALC students).
Here is the schedule:
Mondays,  2:40:-4:30   Math/Spanish and French
Tuesdays,  2:40-4:30 Social Studies/ Math and Chemistry
Wednesdays  2:40-3:30 Chemistry
Thursdays  2:40-4:30 Math/Bio/general sciences

We will also offer tutoring  Monday- Thursday mornings from  7:00-7:55.  These sessions must be set up in advance.
Occupational Opportunities.....

Forest Lake Schools Community Education program is hiring for after school and non-school days in their School Age Care Program at Linwood Elementary and Lino Lakes Elementary.   Please click here for application or more information.
Rally around the Rangers
"Go Rangers!"

Girls Basketball:   Congratulations to the Girls 10th  grade, Junior Varsity and Varsity teams on their decisive wins last Friday night against section rival Coon Rapids! Next up is Mounds View on Friday, December 9th.


Jody Berg at  jberg@flaschools.org  or 651-982-8525 
  Activities Assistant
Aaron Forsythe at aforsythe@flaschools.org or 651-982-8411  Activities Director

Particularly for Parents


School calendar change coming 2017

A calendar shift has been approved by the school board for the 2017-2018 school year. In 2017, the first day of school will be  August 21st and the last day of school in the spring of 2018 will be May 23rd, two weeks earlier than usual. This one-year calendar adjustment will allow extra time in the summer to complete construction projects at many of the district's buildings without disrupting student learning.
 
The school year calendar returns to normal in 2018-2019, with the first day of school scheduled after labor day and the last day scheduled for early June.
 
The approved district calendar for 2017-2018 can be found  here and 2018-2019 calendar can be found   here on the district website.
 
We appreciate your patience and understanding as we work to upgrade learning spaces around the district.

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Sincerely,


Wendy Schroeder

Forest Lake Area High School
651-982-8598 

 
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