Lakes International Language Academy

Sixth-grade students at Lakes International Language Academy in Forest Lake collected 847 pounds of food donations for Family Pathways as part of the “We Scare Hunger” initiative they learned about while attending We Day Minnesota. Kristina Kofski’s sixth-grade class trick-or-treated for canned goods and asked for donations from other pupils while speaking in LILA classrooms [...]

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Will Nelson earned first place in the Student Short category at the third annual Highway 61 Film Festival. His entry, “Syren,” was based on a chapter from Syren, the fifth book in the Septimus Heap series by Angie Sage. With his sister, Annie, and classmates Carl Hallberg and Lindsey Albrecht, Will created the project as [...]

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Lakes International Language Academy may end up expanding to the Headwaters Development, after all. Assistant Director Shannon Peterson said the Forest Lake charter school has a tentative purchase agreement in place with developer Len Pratt regarding a 14-acre property along Fenway Avenue, south of TH-97. It is close to the site LILA had pursued this [...]

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Jack Callahan, Forest Lake, and Will Nelson, Lindstrom, recent sixth-grade graduates of Lakes International Language Academy in Forest Lake, received the Most Creative Video Award in the Youth Voices for Change: Climate Change Video Contest last week at the Minnesota State Fair in St. Paul. The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency and the Will Steger Foundation [...]

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