New news for today....
Thursday, January 5th
Robotics Team members, if you are going to kick off this Saturday
at the U of M, need to have consent and release forms in to Ms. Bjork today. A short meeting will be held in 127 after school TODAY to confirm numbers and arrange transportation.
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 real world 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 today- there is only one spot available!
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.
Past but Pertinent......
Start off the New Year by trying something new! Grab a friend and come see what Sign Language Club is all about! Sign Language Club kicks off next Thursday, Jan. 12th at 2:45 in Room 125. Everyone is welcome! Hope to see you there!
Let's welcome the New Year with the Black Light party of the year!
The Sadie's black light dance is this
Saturday, January 7th
in the Cafeteria. Tickets will be sold again at lunches
Remember you can bring anyone to a Sadie's dance or come alone. Girls ask girls, Boys ask Boys, Friends ask Friends, Girls ask Boys, etc. Let's have a fun time! If you are bringing someone from a different High School...make sure you have a permission slip filled out and turned in.
Seniors, the deadline to place a baby ad in the yearbook is this Friday, Jan. 6th.
Forms can be downloaded from the HS homepage under parent info.
Contact Mrs. Kaiser with questions.
College and Career Center Scoop.....
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
Clay Target Team: The 2017 Captains for the Forest Lake High School Clay Target Team have been selected. Congratulations to Alexis Welch, Tara Mihelich, Nathan McCarthy, and Lucas Will.
Boys Basketball: Join us this Friday at the FLHS gym when the Ranger boys take on the Bears of White Bear Lake! With JV and B-squad starting at 5:45 pm and Varsity tip off at 7:15 pm. Come out and cheer on your home team, great to have that LOUD home CROWD! Go Rangers!
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!
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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