The Forest Lake school board approved spending $272,756 in 2014-2015 for three school resource officers. The cost will increase in 2015-2016 to $281,987. The vote was unanimous, with four board members present at the Aug. 21 meeting. Through a joint powers agreement with the city of Forest Lake, the school district pays for a full-time [...]
Scott Geary wants his students to explore. Instead of focusing only on subjects they know they will excel in, the new principal at Southwest Junior High hopes they will test new waters. “My advice to students is to try everything,” he said. “Junior high and high school are about trying things you’re not familiar with [...]
It’s always interesting having conversations with members of our community about the services our school district provides. I love seeing the surprised look on their faces when I mention that our school district’s mission is not, in fact, to serve students in kindergarten through grade 12 but to serve students from birth until age 21.