Education

Three schools in the Forest Lake Area School District received designation from the state as part of the Multiple Measurement Ratings data released Oct. 1. Linwood and Wyoming elementary schools were deemed eligible to apply for “Celebration” status, while Central Montessori Elementary fell into the “Focus” category, which means that school will be eligible for […]

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It’s homecoming week, and six Ranger seniors have been selected for homecoming court at the Forest Lake Area High School. Pictured are Michael Palo (back left), Austin Herdina, Doug Mihelich, Maddi Jacobson (middle left), Jacqueline Pothen and Megan Gemuenden (front). Homecoming king and queen will be crowned Friday, Oct. 10 during a 1:45 p.m. pep […]

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The Forest Lake Area School District announced that it is seeking members for a new facilities task force as a new facilities bond referendum approaches. The task force will be tasked with reevaluating school needs and recommending what elements of this year’s failed $188 million bond referendum should be brought forward into the new referendum, […]

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“Being a scientist, to me, is more important than memorizing words.” That philosophy is one that Forest Lake Area High School biology teacher Bruce Leventhal has emphasized in his 23 years with the district. Whenever possible, he and his fellow biology teachers dig into the process behind their science rather than just focusing on the […]

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After a decision last month to not bring a bond referendum to voters this fall, the Forest Lake Area School Board voted Sept. 4 to bring another facilities vote to the public on May 19, 2015, almost exactly a year after this year’s failed referendum on May 20. The decision came after a School Board […]

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Olivia Koester ABC Newspapers This fall, when students arrive at Karner Blue, a new school in Blaine that serves the Forest Lake Area School District, they experience an educational environment like no other. Swings hang from the ceiling. Sensory rooms allow students to change the color of the walls and listen to music. Hallways curve […]

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