Education
John-Paul “J.P.” Jacobson has been hired to be the new principal of Century Junior High School. The Forest Lake Area School Board approved Jacobson’s hiring at its May 7 regular meeting. Jacobson comes to Forest Lake after serving as a principal on special assignment and director of technology...Read More
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Forest Lake swimmers need no longer worry about the fate of their programs at Forest Lake Area Schools, as the board voted unanimously May 7 to approve a plan to keep the current pool at Southwest Junior High in place. Business Director Larry Martini worked with Pat Overum from ICS Consulting to com...Read More
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The Forest Lake Area School District is working to rectify an issue with Title I funding identified in its 2014 audit. The district’s audit was generally clean, confirming that the district had reported its financial state accurately and had adequate internal controls and compliance with financial...Read More
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How can a man share the personalities of being fixed and sedate while also being light-hearted and joyous? It’s a narrow line to walk, but in the case of retired Forest Lake High School band director Rollin Nelson, they are contrasting spirits that have safely guided the Wyoming resident through m...Read More
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Lakes International Language Academy kindergartner Liang Sorman and sixth grader Strom Norcross are among 13 students in the greater metropolitan area whose art pieces were selected for display on digital billboards as part of the Flint Hills International Children’s Festival, presented by the Ord...Read More
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Paul Rignell Contributing Reporter Spring arrives in force this week at Forest Lake Area High School as the student greenhouse will open to the public for a new season of plant sales at the southeast corner of the building. Special hours on Mother’s Day weekend include 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, May...Read More
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