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New news for today....  Tuesday, December 13th

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.



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Past but Pertinent......

Join the Robotics Team as we learn about power tools on Wednesday at 2:45 PM in room 123.

Adopt-a-family was a success thanks to all of your great donations!Overall we have collected 477 food items, 282 toys and $282.00. The top three first hours that will receive a breakfast are: Ms. Shimshock in third place with 10.79 points per student, Mr. Cole in second place with 11.65 points per student and in first place is Ms. Harden with 17.44 points per student!! Thanks for all the great work and participation in this event!

Are you interested in being the next Ronnie the Ranger? Do you have availability for the Winter and/or Spring season? Come to a meeting on Thursday, Dec. 15th at 2:45 in Miss Brett's room, room 371.  All you need to bring is your personality.

The Sadie Hawkin's dance is this Friday, Dec. 16th from 8-11 pm in the cafeteria.  The theme is black light.  Tickets will be on sale for $1.00 at all lunches Tuesday-Friday and $5.00 at the door.  The ticket price is $1.00 as a THANK YOU to the student body for supporting student council in everything we do.

Remember anyone can go to a Sadie Hawkin's dance. Girls can ask boys, Boys can ask girls, Girls can ask girls, Boys can ask Boys, Friends can go together...okay you hopefully get the idea....have fun and join your friends and classmates for a fun time.

The December 15th regular application deadline for the U of M, Twin cities is just around the corner. All students who submit a complete application by the December 15, 2016 will receive their decisions by March 31, 2017. (Students who submitted a complete application by the November 1 priority deadline will receive a decision by the end of January.)  Please note that students who apply or whose applications become complete after December 15 will be considered for admission on a space-available basis.  After  December 15  space is limited and admission is more competitive.

Attention Clay Target Team: Those interested in applying for Captain this year should pick up a Captains Application from Coach Spears in Room 357. Application deadline is 
Friday December 16th.
College and Career Center Scoop.....

College visits coming up are:

December:
15th Media Center Closing at 3:30
19th  @ 9:15 JROTC presentation



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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!"

Girls Hockey:  Last Tuesday, our girls trounced Park Cottage Grove 8-2. The scoring came from 6 different players.  The girls move up to #11 in the state rankings. They look forward to playing in front of their favorite hometown crowd tonight ( Tuesday the 13th ) when they play East Ridge, and plan to do the same to Andover and their former teammates in front of their own fans. Again, we can't thank our fans enough for the great support they've shown us the past couple seasons!

Boys Basketball:  Come join us for a fun Friday night 12/16, Alumni Night, as the Rangers take on the Duluth East Greyhounds.  The guys are coming off of TWO wins! YES, they defeated the Blaine Bengals and the Cambridge Bluejackets! JV and B-squad tip off at 5:45, with Varsity at 7:15 pm.  Come out and join in the fun, the team feeds off the energy from the student section! GO RANGERS!

Girls Basketall: Congratulations to the 10th, JV and Varsity Girls Basketball teams for their wins on Friday night against Mounds View.  Tonight is another home game against Woodbury.  10th grade and JV at 5:45 and Varsity at 7:15.  We hope to see a lot of Ranger fans in the gym!  Go Rangers!


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

Semester 2 parking permit applications will be available to apply on  FeePay (on a parent's SchoolView account).  Because of our limited spaces please apply early.  Just a note:  Parking passes are not currently open to Sophomores.  Please keep looking at the announcements to see if passes are open to Sophomores.  

The timeline to place an order for "Ad for Grad" and put an additional picture of your child in the yearbook is coming to  a close .  January 6th is the deadline for getting your ad into the yearbook by emailing pictures and a message to  yearbook@flaschools.org .  Please remember to place your order for your yearbook, if you have not already done so, by   clicking here.


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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