New news for today....
Thursday, January 19, 2017
"Youth Mechanics are needed!
Lakes Area Youth Service Bureau's Tried and True Small Engine program is looking for teens 15 and older who want hands on experience working on small engines with a professional mechanic. Shop time is Tuesdays & Thursdays from 3:30-6:30 for 3 months. Stop by the office to pick up an application."
Lakes Area Youth Service Bureau
244 North Lake St.
Forest Lake, MN 55025
The Forest Lake High School Clay Target team will hold a Parent and student athlete Information meeting in the High School Media Center on
Tuesday January 24
. There will be new policies and procedures put in place, so plan to attend. Contact Coach Spears in Room 357 for more information or Head Coach Madison at email@example.com.
Past but Pertinent......
College and Career Center Scoop.....
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.
The Ardent Mills Apprenticeship program is a three year program that combines school time with on the job application for principles
in school. Foundational, mechanical, electrical and social skills are developed at
College in Minneapolis, MN and students are encouraged to "Learn, See and Do" through Dunwoody's hands-on learning approach. Additional courses in flour milling will taught by industry professionals to develop knowledge and understanding of flour milling in each student. On the job tasks will include managing operating settings on equipment, performing repairs and routine equipment maintenance, and ensuring product is within customer specifications in a rotating shift position at one of Ardent Mills' four flour milling production facilities in Minnesota. Throughout the apprenticeship program, Ardent Mills pays the employee's salary of 40 hours per week as well as all schooling fees, contingent upon successful completion and employment commitment. Upon successful completion of the program, the candidate will be placed in a full-time shift milling position at one of the Ardent Mills plant locations throughout the United States.
If you are interested, please see Heather for details
Registration is now open for the Michigan Technological University 2017
Summer Youth Programs
Students currently in grades 6-11 are invited to participate in more than 50 explorations on the Michigan Technological University campus
ranging from STEM to business
. They'll discover and learn about various fields through hands-on laboratory, classroom, and field experiences while living in the residence halls with other crazy smart students!
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
Boys Basketball-Congratulations to the guys on their 83-67 win over the Stillwater Ponies
Congrats also to
for his 40 point game and setting the record for the 2nd most points in a single game!! Way to go Mitch!
night the guys travel to Park of Cottage Grove to take on the Wolfpack. JV and B squad start at
and Varsity at
There will be a High School Softball Booster Club meeting tomorrow, Wednesday, January 18th, at 6:00 p.m. at Stella's on 97. This will be an important meeting discussing and
planning the upcoming softball season. All softball parents are welcome and encouraged to attend!
The softball season is quickly approaching. Tryouts will start on Monday, March 13, 2017. Coach Hall has scheduled a preseason player meeting for the upcoming 2017 school softball season. The meeting for all 10th - 12th grade girls who are interested in playing softball will be held TODAY, Tuesday, January 17 at 2:50 pm in room #346. The meeting is informational and not mandatory. Coaches will be sharing important season information, such as tryout dates, times, etc., gathering contact information, and sharing plans and expectations for the season. If you can't make it to the meeting, be sure to ask a friend to gather handouts for you and share any important information. Hope to see you there!
Boys Swimming & Diving:
The boys Varsity Swimming & Diving Team took 1st Place this past Saturday at the Duluth Invitational scoring 681 points. It was the Rangers 1st invite victory of the season and hopefully a preview of what is to come at True Team Sections next weekend.
Special Congratulations go out to the following Ranger Swimmers who set 6 new pool records:
Wyatt Thompson - his 1st place finishes in the 200 Free (1:46.77) and 500 Free (4:56.39) broke teammate Ben Chatwin's pool records in those events.
Ben Chatwin - his 1st place finishes in the 50 Free (:21.56) and 100 Free
(:47.71) broke teammate Duncan Johnson's 50 Free pool
record and his own 100 Free pool record.
The 200 Freestyle Relay Team - Duncan Johnson, Journey Roberge, Ben Chatwin, and Wyatt Thompson set a new pool record with a time of 1:30.27.
The 400 Freestyle Relay Team - Duncan Johnson, Connor Klein, Wyatt Thompson, and Ben Chatwin set a new pool record with a time of 3:20.59.
Highlighting other Top 8 performances were:
Duncan Johnson - 1st place finish in the 200 IM (2:04.78) and 2nd place finish in the 100 Back (58.19)
Max True - 1st Place finish in the 100 Breast (1:06.51) and his 5th Place finish in the 100 Butterfly (1:03.62)
Connor Klein - 2nd Place finish in the 200 IM (2:12.30) and 3rd Place finish in the 100 Back (1:02.26)
Journey Roberge - 2nd Place finish in the 100 Breast (1:07.67) and 5th Place finish in the 50 Free (:24.59)
The 2nd Place finish of the 200 Medley Relay Team: Connor Klein, Journey Roberge, Will Chatwin, Alec Jankowski (1:50.04)
The 2nd Place finish of the 400 Freestyle Relay Team: Liam Hunter, Will Chatwin, Alec Jankowski, Max True (3:36.28)
Andrew Jensen - 3rd Place finish in 1 meter Diving
Alec Jankowski - 3rd Place finish in the 50 Free (:23.89) and 5th Place finish in the 100 Free (:53.10)
Will Chatwin - 3rd Place finish in the 100 Fly (1:01.78) and 6th Place finish in the 100 Back (1:03.67)
Liam Hunter - 3rd Place finish in the 200 Free (1:58.10) and 7th Place finish in the 100 Free (:54.39)
Logan Thomas - 4th Place finish in the 500 Free (5:41.35)
Christian Ritchot - 4th Place finish in 1 meter diving
Brady Jarosz - 5th Place finish in the 200 IM (2:24.68) and 7th Place finish in the 100 Fly (1:05.75)
Cullen Schwintek - 6th Place finish in 100 Breast (1:14.08)
The 6th Place finish of the 200 Freestyle Relay Team: Liam Hunter, Nicholas Cameron, Kalel Rodriguez, Ron Henderson (1:44.62)
Riley Jankowski - 8th Place finish in 100 Back (1:05.29)
Congratulations Ranger Swimmer & Divers!
Particularly for Parents
Archery - Are you looking to try something new or just better your archery skills? FLAS Community Education has the perfect place to do so!
ACT Prep - Get your best score on the next ACT test by joining any of these ACT Prep Classes!
Band Lessons - Enhance your skills by spending time with Mr. Matheson during these one-on-one band lessons!
The next Music Boosters meeting will be Thursday, January 19th at 7:30 in the high school choir room. All 9th through 12th grade students and their parents are welcome!
Musician Studio - Guitar, drums, keyboard or vocals? If you are interested in any of those you can check out this new musician opportunity FLAS Community Education is offering!
MN Firearm Safety - Get your firearm safety certification by signing up for this upcoming class! Don't miss out, spots are filling fast!
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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