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. [...]