Forest Lake Elementary

Honest - Empathetic - Respectful - Own my actions


Important Upcoming Dates

  • May 22nd: PTA Family Fun Night
  • May 23rd: 6th Grade Orchestra Concert
  • May 25th: 6th Grade Band Concert
  • May 29th: No School - Memorial Day Holiday
  • June 8th: Last Day of School

Family Fun Night

Our PTA is looking for volunteers to help staff our Family Fun Night on Monday, May 22nd. Please sign up here if interested: Link

We're also looking for families to donate snacks and two liter bottles of pop for our Snack Walk and Pop Toss. (All snacks should be store bought and unopened) Donations can be dropped off at the office by Friday, May 19th.

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May is Mental Health Awareness Month

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Social Media Safety

We continue to see an increase in inappropriate use of social media among students. We can't stress enough the importance of parents monitoring their kids' use of cell phones and social media.

Please have a conversation with your kids about the use of social media apps and the importance of taking safety measures to keep your children safe. For more information about please check out this article: Teaching Kids to Be Smart About Using Social Media.

Communicating With Students During The Day

There has been an increase in the amount of students contacting their families during the day through email, texting or messaging using their cell phones, smart watches or emails on their chromebooks. We ask for your help in not communicating with your student during the day unless it is an emergency to help limit the learning disruptions in our classrooms. Even when in an emergency situation, please contact our school directly so that we are aware of the situation and we can help get the student to the office ready to be picked up if necessary. If your child is not feeling well, our health office assistant will reach out to you. Thank you for your cooperation!

Box Tops 4 Education

Forest Lake Elementary is a Box Tops school! That means that families in our community earn cash to give back to our school when they purchase Box Tops products. This year, our goal is to earn $300 to help fund Family Fun Night. Download the Box Tops app on your phone, sign up to support Forest Lake Elementary and start earning for our school today. Use referral code W9FM6QEE to earn bonus Box Tops.
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2022-2023 Parent & Student Handbook

Attached here is our handbook for the school year. Included will be a lot of important information including; school calendar, letter days, contact information, school policies and much more. If you would like to receive a hard copy, please notify our office and we can send one home with your student!

Link to 2022-2023 Handbook

Community Closet

The Forest Lake Area School's STEP Program has a clothing support option for families that are in need. Most of the clothing has been donated by school staff and is provided at no cost to families. If your family is currently in need of clothing, please reach out to one of the following people to schedule an appointment:

Nicole Flaherty: 651-982-8655

Molly Nemec: 651-982-8667

Location: 200 SW 4th Street, Forest Lake, MN Door #7

Digital Backpack

Throughout the year, please check the link to the Digital Backpack that has links to programs/activities/athletic opportunities in our community.

FLE Educational Equity Pledge

To help set the tone of our school culture we have added this equity pledge to our morning announcements. These are the commitments we make to our students everyday.

  • We value your strengths and contributions

  • You are respected for who you are

  • Your voice will be heard and appreciated

  • You are cared about

  • We will work to represent you in our curriculum

  • We want you to feel comfortable and welcomed at school

  • We will support you to be academically confident and challenged

  • You will be empowered to achieve your goals, dreams and full potential

  • We all will take responsibility in creating a more just society

About Us

Thank you for your commitment in helping our students succeed. If you have any questions or need to connect, please use the resources below to connect with us!

Office Hours (School Days): 7:45 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.

Office Phone Number: 651-982-3200

Health Office: 651-982-3203

Attendance Line: 651-982-3203

Student School Hours:

  • Student drop off starts at 9:00 a.m.
  • School starts at 9:15 a.m.
  • School dismisses at 3:40 p.m.