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Yearbook on Sale Now! 

Discounted early bird price of $12 through the end of October! Price increases to full price of $15 on November 1st. Order your yearbook today. Last year we sold out and had some very disappointed students. Yearbooks will ONLY be available online. You can find them at or simply click on the Yearbook Quick Link on the left side of this page!
There is a cover design contest going on for all Linwood students. Please submit them to the office on a smooth, white, 8.5" x 11" sheet of paper. Deadline is Friday, November 11th!

Metro Dining Cards Available!        MDC Logo

The Linwood School Forest Committee is selling Metro Dining Cards for $24. The regions available are North/ Northeast and St. Paul/Western Wisconsin. They are available in the Linwood Elementary Office from 7:30-4, Monday-Friday through 10/31/2016 (or while supplies last). The cards support the maintenance of the School Forest and outdoor programs for our students. 
Thanks for your support!  

The Big Sing is October 24th!Music Staff

Please join us for an evening of choral music-making! 
The 6th Annual Forest Lake Area Schools BIG SING

Forest Lake Area High School Choirs
Century and Southwest Choirs
FLAS Elementary Select Choir and   
Dr. Linda Madsen as emcee
Monday, October 24, 2016 at 7:00 p.m.
Forest Lake Area High School Gymnasium

Forest Lake Ski Swap October 29 

The Forest Lake Alpine Ski Team is holding its annual Ski/Snowboard Sale and Swap October 29 at the Forest Lake High School Field House (Door 9), 8am – 1pm. Area skiers will once again find great deals on new and used snowboards, downhill and cross country skis, snow shoes, ski boots, and ski equipment/clothing. Admission is free. Payment is by check or cash only.

Click HERE for a copy of the flier:          Flier


Selling Your Used Equipment: Anyone wishing to sell used equipment may check it in on Friday, Oct. 28, from 5-8pm at Forest Lake High School, Door 9. Booster Club members will be available to assist with check in and to answer questions. The fee to sell equipment is $5 per person due at check-in, plus a 15% commission on sold equipment. Unsold items must be picked up on Saturday, Oct. 29, between 2 pm and 4 pm or they will be considered donations. Checks for sold equipment will be mailed to sellers.


Proceeds from the event support the Forest Lake High School Alpine Ski Team. For more information, contact Susan Rodsjo at 651-233-0267, or visit


Picture Retake Day is Wednesday, November 2 

If your student missed picture day, this is your chance to get his/her student picture taken. There are order forms available in the office. Or you can order ONLINE by using picture day I.D. # MI196213Y1.
If you had your student's picture taken, but are not happy with the picture, this is your chance to have it retaken. Just bring in your entire package and it will be replaced with the new photo. 

Forest Lake Lions Drug Awareness Poster Contest 

Please click HERE for information. Posters are due Monday, November 21st. 
We'd love to see some great posters from our Linwood students! 

Strengthening a Positive Climate for Learning

New District-Wide Bullying Prevention Form Available

In a continuing effort to prevent bullying and quickly deal with any bullying that occurs, Forest Lake Area Schools has launched a new district-wide procedure for identifying and reporting bullying behavior. If you believe that your child, or a student you know is being bullied, please fill out this Bullying Reporting Form. The form can be filled out online, but must be printed and signed before it is turned in at any school office in the district. Paper copies of the form are also available at each school building and the Community Education office. For more information about bullying prevention in Forest Lake Area Schools, visit the bullying resource page here.




Upcoming Events

All School:

Book Fair -  October 17-19, Open during Media and Conferences 
Big Sing - October 24, 7-8:30 p.m. at the High School Gym. 
Moonlight Hike in the School Forest - October 28, 6:30-8:30 pm
Picture Re-Take Day - November 2
Turkey Bingo - November 18, 5:30-8 pm 
Winter Fun Day & Moonlight Hike - January 14, 11 am - 8 pm
Book Fair -  February 24-March 3, open during Media and Conferences
Spring Picture Day - April 19
Arts and Academics Fair - May 4, 6 pm
Talent Show -  June 7th, 9:30 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.

Early Childhood 

Linwood Parent Days - 10/28, 11/18, 12/16, 1/20, 2/21, 3/17, 4/21, 5/19 


Pearl's class to School Forest - 10/24, 10/31, 12/1, 12/8, 12/15
School Forest - November 3, January 6, & March 16
Como Zoo Field Trip - May 18 
Ordway Field Trip - June 2, 9:15 am - 2:15 pm 

First Grade:

School Forest - November 9, January 19, & March 24
Track & Field - May 18 (Rain date May 19) 
Minnesota Zoo Field Trip - May 30 

Second Grade:

School Forest - October 26, January 4, & March 22
Mill City Museum - April 21 
Track & Field - May 18 (Rain date May 19) 

Third Grade:

School Forest - November 2, January 5, & March 23
Track & Field - May 18 (Rain date May 19) 

Fourth Grade:

School Forest - October 28, January 11, & March 17
Ice Skating at FLAAA Ice Arena -  Dec 22 (Tentative date!)
Track & Field - May 18 (Rain date May 19) 

Fifth Grade:

Big Sing - October 24, 7 pm @ Forest Lake Area High School
School Forest - October 27, January 13, & March 15 
Concert -  November 22, 2 pm for Linwood students and 7 pm for families.
Track & Field - May 23 (Rain date - May 25) 

Sixth Grade: 

6th Grade Reading Class to School Forest - October 18
Big Sing - October 24, 7 pm @ Forest Lake Area High School
School Forest - November 1 & January 12
Choir Festival - April 25, 7 pm @ Forest Lake Elementary
Orchestra Concert - May 11, 7 pm @ Forest Lake High School
Canoeing at Wargo - May 17 
Band Concert - May 18, 7 pm @ Forest Lake High School 
Track & Field - May 22 (Rain date - May 24)  
Wargo Nature Center Day/Overnight - June 1 
Linwood School Forest - June 2 
Graduation Rehearsal - June 6 (a.m.) 
Graduation Ceremony - June 6, 1:30 p.m. 

Extra Curricular

Community Education

Forest Lake School District's Community Education department has a wide variety of offerings from early childhood through adult programs. These include swim lessons, sports, driver education, art classes, GED and many more. Click below to access the Community Education offerings:

Digital Backpack 


The school district's Digital Backpack has information from area non-profit groups who sponsor opportunities for youth. This is updated regularly, so please check often for fun community events for your family:





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