Week-long ‘crime scene’ investigation By analyzing handwriting, hair, fiber and DNA samples, Forest Lake Elementary students are solving a crime and learning science at the same time. The crime is not real, but by engaging the students in hands-on activities, Science Museum of Minnesota staff hope the learning will be. The Science Museum residency began Monday, [...]
It’s hard to put down a good book. Imagine a group of kids sitting around, talking about the book they’re all reading. In addition to having fun, they improve their reading skills and attitudes. At the Jan. 2 school board meeting, four sixth-grade teachers from Forest Lake Elementary spoke about their popular sixth-grade book club [...]
When the school facilities task force members presented their findings in April, they recommended a total cost not to exceed $130 million.
Girl Scout Troop 54254, fourth-graders from Forest Lake Elementary, planted the container gardens at their school for a community service project. The flowers were paid for by the Forest Lake/Forest View PTA with a discount from Forest Lake Floral. Summer school students will care for the flowers at the main entrance and in the courtyard. [...]
Walmart awarded 20 Forest Lake Elementary teachers with $50 reward cards to purchase classroom supplies on Oct. 12 as part of its four-year-old Teacher Rewards program. Pictured with Walmart Assistant manager Jeff Stoneking are Diane Iverson, Karl Holle, Robert Degroote, Kale Henry, Dave Sauer, Chris Kotys, Cindy Cunningham, Michelle Groh, Julie Larson, Jill Anderson, Erica [...]