Daily Announcements
New news for today....Wednesday, February 1st

Congratulations to the Forest Lake Speech team for their success at the Eden Prairie tournament last Saturday! 
Awards in Finals:
Courtney Leonard - 2nd in Storytelling
Lacey Wedell - 4th in Discussion
Klare Hollenkamp - 6th in Prose
Awards in Honor Finals:
Alex Biedney - 1st in Extemp Speaking
Sara de Sobrino - 3rd in Extemp Speaking 
Karley Manning and Logan Olson - 4th in Duo 
Zoey Sonke - 6th in Storytelling
Nick Willcocks - 7th in Humorous

First semester grades are now available on SchoolView. If you do not have a SchoolView account, please contact Wendy Schroeder  in the Administration Office to set up your account. 

Seniors: The deadline for the Tozer Scholarship application is drawing near! Applications are done online at the Tozer website. The deadline for application submission is Friday, February 10, 2017 at 3:30 pm. Turn printed application and two applicant appraisals in to Vicky Monzel in Student Services by that date. 

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Past but Pertinent......

This week there will be a Registration Help table available during lunches to answer any questions regarding registration.  The table is located in front of the trophy case and the deans will take turns answering questions.

Sign Language Club will now be meeting weekly on Thursdays from 2:45-3:45 in Room 125! Come join us this Thursday! Also, reminders to members to get your T-Shirt designs to Mrs. D'Aloia by Wednesday night! We'll vote on a design this week! Check out our webpage on the Rangers Activity Page for updates! 

STUDENTS: If you have attended student leader lunches or UPSTANDER meetings, you should have a link to order your shirt in your school email. 

The College and Career center will be offering the "ASVAB" on Thursday, March 16th from 3-6pm.  This is a great opportunity for you to find out what your strengths are and what your career interests are.  This is a FREE test.  If interested, please sign up with Heather. Karstens in the College and Career Center in the Media Center.

Thursday, April 27th we will be hosting "Century in a Day" from 2:45-5:30. Students can hear about Century College, apply, take the Accuplacer and talk about tuition all in one afternoon and all for FREE! 

Student Council is selling flower grams and singing gram at lunches February 8-10th and the 13th. Send one to your sweetheart or one to your friends! They will be delivered on Valentines day in fifth hour.

If you've got some time on your hands and want to participate in meaningful discussions and good work, come to Ms. Harden's room (315) Friday morning at 7:15 am for this year's first official Open Minds club meeting.

This Thursday, February 2nd, is one of the 2 nights of registration for the 2017-2018 school year for all current 9th, 10th & 11th graders.  There were letters sent home listing the steps to follow.  If you have any questions, please visit the HS homepage for a copy of the letter.

Time is running out! This week is the last chance to pre-order a yearbook. Find the link on the HS homepage under "Parents" and "Yearbook Opportunities".
College and Career Center Scoop.....

Up coming events:
2/7 Navy lunch visit
2/9 Marines lunch visit
2/14 National Guard lunch visit
2/16 NDSU
2/22 Career Day (during advisory)
2/23 College and Career Fair,  1-4pm
2/25 Scholarship and Financial Aid Night
3/1 Airforce lunch visit
3/21 Rainy River College visit

MSU Moorhead is offering four $2,500 scholarships and two $1,000 scholarships to students who use Twitter to share why they are excited to #BeADragon. This scholarship contest ends on March 3rd. The four $2,500 scholarships will be awarded based on creativity, one $1,000 scholarship goes to the student with the most likes, and one $1,000 scholarship will go to the student with the most retweets.  Students can find out more about this scholarship and the scholarship rules at  www.mnstate.edu/BeADragon.

Please join us on February 23rd from 1-4 in our Field House for our annual "College and Career Fair"!   Some of the folks that will be here are: Dunwoody, Aveda, Stout, St Kates, Century, Pipefitters Union, U of M, National Guard, Bethel, Fairview, Alex Tech, Hamline, Concordia, Anoka Tech, NDSU, the Marines and many, many more.

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.
Rally around the Rangers
"Go Rangers!"

Boys Basketball:  Congrats to the guys on their victory 54-52 over Duluth East on Tuesday night! Way to play hard! Join us this Friday as the Raptors from East Ridge take on the Rangers at home. JV and B squad starting at 5:45 pm and Varsity at 7:15 pm. It's fan appreciation night. Go Rangers!

Dance:  The Ranger Dance Team is hosting sections again this year on Sat. at 11:00.  Please come and cheer on FLDT!!

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

The FL All Night Party committee is seeking volunteers to help plan the 2017 party!
 If interested please email flseniorparty@gmail.com.  The All-Night Party will be held on Friday, June 9th after graduation.  Please consider volunteering for this fun celebration!!  Click here on the Sign Up Genius link to volunteer at the party.
(the link was originally disconnected but is now working)

Registration for the 2017-2018 School Year

Dates to remember:
  • February 2 or 8: Open house registration - Select one evening to register between 4-8 pm. Parents and students must attend together. The evening's first stop will be a quick visit to the classroom of the student's advisory teacher. (Advisory teacher and room number are listed on the registration letter mailed to each student) The second stop is a check-in with the student's dean outside the media center. The final stop is at a computer in the Media Center to enter course requests.
Registration Open House
(February 2nd or 8th)

  • Students and parents pick one of the two nights to attend.
  • Come anytime between 4 pm and 8 pm.
  • Meet with advisor, dean, and then complete computer registration.
  • More details how to prepare are below.
Registration Night Check List
Before You Arrive to Register: 
  • Complete the front page of the registration worksheet completely.
  • Students should include 14 courses selections and 5 alternates. (Courses that require 2 spaces count as 2 courses.)
  • Make sure a career interest is listed to help facilitate discussion of course selections.
  • Parents should sign the registration sheets allowing for release of student transcripts.
On the Night of Registration:

  • Begin with the student's advisory teacher. The advisory teacher will: 
    • answer questions as they are able
    • review that worksheets are complete and correct
    • talk with students/parents about the student's plan for the future
    • sign-off on worksheets, and send parents/students to meet with their dean.
  • Students/parents will have a brief meeting with their deans to:
    • answer questions that remain
    • review registration worksheets
    • make additional suggestions as appropriate
  • Students will then  move to computers to input their final registration selections and alternates. When students have entered all requests, they'll be asked to:
    • Tear off the back page of the registration worksheet to keep as their record. (Another option would be to take a picture of the back page and turn in the entire worksheet)
    • Turn in their course request worksheet before leaving. Deans keep those copies for reference.
    • Students do NOT need to print a copy of their course requests. That information should be filled out on the back page of the worksheet. 

Forest Lake Area School's American Indian Education Program has begun and is open to Native students interested in learning more about our Native American culture and heritage.  Meetings are Thursdays after school from 2:45-4:30 at the high school in room 544.   Students can take the activity bus home.  Each week there will be an activity or project focused on the past, present and future of Native American history, culture and current events.   If you have any questions please contact us.

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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Wendy Schroeder

Forest Lake Area High School

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