Lakes International Academy

Visit explores U.S. flag history Members of Forest Lake American Legion Post 225 and Forest Lake VFW Post 4210 teamed up to teach U.S. flag history to second-graders at Lakes International Language Academy on May 4. As a follow-up to their “And Justice for All” unit, students learned about design changes the U.S. flag has […]

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National History Day Contest judges chose the projects of four students from Lakes International Language Academy to advance to the state finals. Sixth graders Katherine Taylor, Lanea Rohan, Lily Pope and Liliana Rodriguez received high marks for their projects in the March 17 competition. Each year more than half a million U.S. students participate in […]

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Young actors from Lakes International Language Academy delighted audiences with “Joust! A Mighty Medieval Musical” in two performances on Feb. 24. Joust performers enjoyed sharing the story of a musically-minded King Arthur and his invitation to all to imagine a world where weapons are replaced by musical instruments. In the musical, knights trade their swords […]

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Third-grade classrooms at Lakes International Language Academy welcomed local writers for live and in-person author talks as part of their February curriculum unit on storytelling. The unit helps students learn about the writing process. During their visits, authors Tracy Nelson Maurer, Forest Lake, and Julie Lundgren, Wyoming, discussed their work as writers, offered advice and […]

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On Jan. 24, Lakes International Language Academy in Forest Lake ushered in the Chinese New Year with a celebration featuring an evening of songs, lion dances, traditional food, and cultural activities. An estimated 1,800 people attended the all-community event that highlighted LILA’s Mandarin Chinese language learners. Chinese tradition states that the Year of the Dragon […]

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