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Southwest assistant principal hired as new school principal

Scott Geary’s eight year run as assistant principal of Southwest Junior High School has come to an end, and his tenure as school principal has begun. Geary, who has served as assistant principal since 2006, was officially hired as school principal at the July 10 school board meeting. Read the full news release here

Former FL Rangers hockey star choosen in NHL draft

Former Forest Lake Rangers hockey star C.J. Franklin was drafted Saturday by the Winnipeg Jets in the fifth round of the 2014 National Hockey League (NHL) Entry Draft. Franklin, a 2012 graduate of Forest Lake Area High School was chosen 129th overall in the draft and was the 7th Minnesotan taken. Click here to read the full news release.

Bond referendum results

For results for the May 20 bond referendum, click here. For more information about the project, click here to go to the 2014 Facilities Bond page.

LATV and Forest Lake Schools create "Your Schools in Action"

Recently, Lakes Area Television (LATV) in Forest Lake and Forest Lake Area Schools undertook a partnership to create a bi-monthly news program dedicated to events and happenings in the schools of our community. The program is called "Your Schools in Action", and it's hosted by local personality Greg Ochs. Click here to visit the "Your Schools in Action" page to view episodes from the program.

Boys' hockey coach Forsythe to become new activities director

Forest Lake Area High School Principal Steve Massey announced April 25 that social studies teacher and hockey coach Aaron Forsythe will become the school’s new activities director, overseeing the athletics, arts and other extra-curricular programs available to all students in grades 7 through 12. He will begin his new duties on July 1. Click here to read the full news release.

Caldwell hired as new Linwood Elementary principal

Forest Lake Area Schools has officially hired Jim Caldwell to be the new principal of Linwood Elementary School. Caldwell, who formerly worked as an assistant principal at Forest Lake Area High School, has been serving as interim principal at Linwood since earlier this year. Click here to read the full news release.