Education

LILA Director Cam Hedlund (center) visited China this spring to recruit teachers. To have native speakers on staff for its Spanish and Chinese immersion programs, staff at Lakes International Language Academy in Forest Lake travel the world, recruiting, establishing partnerships and sharing recruiting tips with other schools. “Native speakers provide our students with the most [...]

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When Rachel Chatwin arrived at Girls State, she wasn’t sure what to expect. “There were so many new faces,” she wrote in a letter to Women’s Auxiliary Post 225, thanking them for sending her. Now she’s sorry it’s over. “Little did I know that during the course of the next six days, citizens would become [...]

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Students named to the spring 2014 dean’s list at Iowa State University in Ames included Gabrielle Bunten of Forest Lake, kinesiology and health; Brandon Weigel of Scandia, aerospace engineering; Caitlin Albrecht of Hugo, nutritional science; John Koehn of Hugo, computer engineering; Benjamin Waalen of Hugo, aerospace engineering; Alexander Christensen of Lino Lakes, aerospace engineering; Samantha [...]

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Diabetes awareness is Community Problem Solving project A group of students from Lino Lakes Elementary came home from the 2014 Community Problem Solving International Competition with a third-place finish. The competition was held at Iowa State University, in Ames, Iowa, June 12-15. Their project, Diabetes Awareness Research and Teaching, took first place at the state [...]

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‘A’ Honor Roll Grade 7 McKenzie Adams, Kelley Alberg, Jack Anderson, Autumn Asp, Gabrielle Ayers, Charles Babcock, Nicole Babineau, Kaitlyn Bakke, Claire Bakkestuen, Peri Bell, Lindsey Biebl, Hailey Bolin, Kevin Buck, Kelli Bush, Elizabeth Campbell, Allison Christenson, Brody Christians, Erin Collins, Megan Crawford, Tessa Crohn, Samantha Cully, Rachel De Sobrino, Kayla Deiman, Angela Denney, Austin [...]

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‘A’ Honor Roll Grades 6 and 7 Taylor Harrison Grade 7 Sara Anderson, Christian Andre, Dulcie Ashworth, Mollie Barnes, Abigail Barsness, Lillian Bartholmy,  Natalie Berg, Cassandra Bergman,  Cristina Blanquet Villa, Ashley Bohn, Jordan Brelje, Mariah Byl, Jack Callahan, Nicholas Cameron, Benjamin Cartford, Erika Cedarbloom, Grace Conley, Rachel Croft, Hunter Damon, Donovan Decker, Emily Dironca, Nicole [...]

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