New news for today....Monday, February 13th
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.
Parking is extremely limited. We are out of room. If you neglected to buy a permanent parking pass, you MUST ride the bus, carpool, or find other arrangements. Day passes are also very limited. You risk being booted or towed. Do not expect to buy a day pass on a regular basis. Also, we will not be selling any day passes on Feb. 23
due to the college fair.
Rotary Interact Club will be hosting a Valentine Party on Tuesday, Feb. 14
@ 7:30 a.m. Rm 346. Come check us out and see the fun community service projects we are doing. Treats will be served!
The Forest Lake High School Theater department is excited to announce that we are having an informational meeting and auditions for a classic heroic tale of love, faith, courage, and giving. This Spring we will be producing the tale of "The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe". The informational meeting will be happening on Wednesday, Feb. 15th starting at 2:45 pm in room 317. Auditions will take place early next week. Please see Mr. Newcomb if you are interested and cannot make the informational meeting.
There will be an Open Minds meeting Thursday after school in room 315 with Ms. Harden. There will be cookies. Please join us.
Tomorrow, a former Forest Lake High School student will be here to tell you all about her career in the Peace Corps. Have you ever wondered what the Peace Corps REALLY is or what they REALLY do? Here is your chance. See Heather Karstens in the College and Career Center to get signed up.
Rangers - get ready to share your talents! Whether you dance, juggle, act, sing, play an instrument, tell stories, perform poetry, or yo yo, we want you to be part of the Rangers Have Talent show! Auditions are
Wednesday after school. Sign up for a time by the front office on the Media Center wall.
Past but Pertinent......
Start thinking about Winter Wonder Week the week of the 21st-25th. Dress up days, Pepfest, and the semi-formal snowball dance is on the 25th.
College and Career Center Scoop.....
Up coming events:
2/14 National Guard lunch visit
2/16 1:15 NDSU
1:15 U of M, Twin Cities to meet with
admitted students only
2/22 Career Day-during advisory
2/23 College and Career Fair 1-4
2/25 Scholarship and Financial Aid Night
3/1 Airforce lunch visit
3/21 Rainy River College visit
Seniors: This is a reminder that there a few unique, nation-wide, or state wide scholarship opportunities posted outside of Mrs. Ward's office in Student Services. Stop by to pick up copies of applications or for more information.
Seniors: The deadline for the
Tozer Scholarship application
is drawing near! Applications are done online at the
. The deadline for application submission is Friday, February 10, 2017 at 3:30 pm. Turn printed application and two applicant appraisals in to
in Student Services by that date.
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!
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.
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
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:
2:40:-4:30 Math/Spanish and French
2:40-4:30 Social Studies/ Math and Chemistry
2:40-4:30 Math/Bio/general sciences
We will also offer tutoring
Thursday mornings from
7:00-7:55. These sessions must be set up in advance.
Rally around the Rangers
There will be a high school softball booster club meeting this Wednesday, February 15th, at 6:00 p.m. at Stella's on 97. This will
be an important meeting to discuss and plan a great softball season. All softball parents are welcome and encouraged to attend.
Most girls have NO experience
Combines: Swimming, Dance, & Gymnastics
Is SO FUN
Has around 60 team members
Is a great way to meet new people
Will make you a better swimmer
Has a team that is like a FAMILY
Join us for an informational Meeting on 2/23 from 3-4 PM @ Southwest in the Choir Room, 124
(Plan for a ride home) ALL GIRLS 7-12 Grade!
Believe it or not, it's time to start planning for the 2017 football season!!!
Parents of all aged Forest Lake football players are invited and encouraged to attend the February Booster Club Meeting to kick-off planning for the upcoming 2017 season!
The meeting is open to anyone and everyone who is interested in supporting football in Forest Lake. We look forward to meeting more of our 7th - 9th grade parents, in addition to our 10th-12th grade parents.
Please join us
Monday, February 13th
at Vanelli's in the Upper Conference Room at
. See you there!
egistration is now open until tryouts on
Monday, April 3rd
and there will be a parent meeting coming up
February 28th at 6pm
Particularly for Parents
The FL All Night Party committee is seeking volunteers to help plan the 2017 party!
Career day is coming on Wednesday, February 22nd during an extended advisory. Speakers will be here to talk about different jobs and career opportunities that can help you plan for your future. Read through the 27 possible topics and register for your top 3 choices at hs.flaschools.org/explore Don't wait, space is limited, so sign up now.Parents who wish to see the list of speakers/topics should click
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
and 2018-2019 calendar can be found
on the district website.
We appreciate your patience and understanding as we work to upgrade learning spaces around the district.
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