At the Nov. 7 District 831 school board meeting, the following names were announced as Q Comp oversight committee members: Amy Dickenson, Curriculum Director Diane Giorgi, Joe Mueller, Jo Noble, High School Principal Steve Massey, Teaching and Learning Director Jennifer Tolzmann, Special Education Director Deborah A. Wall and Columbus Elementary Principal Neal Fox. Interviewing to [...]
Kaylee McCollough will advance to district level in the VFW Voice of Democracy essay competition. A senior at Forest Lake High School, McCollough wrote the top essay for the 2013-2014 theme, “Why I’m Optimistic about our Nation’s Future.” The essays are judged for originality, content and delivery. After advancing through local, district and state contests, [...]
Century teachers embrace technology It makes perfect sense: take a group of kids who like to spend time online, and use online resources to teach them about the world. At the Nov. 7 meeting the school board heard Century Junior High teacher Lori Worrall tell how she and fellow teacher Brian L. Rigwald teach Global [...]
District 831 officials hope to close the school district’s purchase of the Forest Lake Area Athletic Association Sports Center next week, in the wake of the facility hitting the market at a sheriff’s foreclosure sale Thursday, Nov. 21.
A new two-year agreement with the Forest Lake Education Association gives teachers a 3.5 percent increase this year (2013-2014) and a 3.87 percent increase next year (2014-2015).