Forest Lake Area Schools - Independent School District 831

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About Montessori

Central Montessori Elementary Named Minnesota School of Excellence

Central Montessori Elementary in Forest Lake became the first Montessori school to be names a Minnesota School of Excellence, according to an announcement Friday from the Minnesota Elementary School Principals' Association (MESPA).  Click the link below to read the news release.



CME names MESPA School of Excellence

Starting this year, all non-district flyers except those from each elementary school's PTA, PTO or PTSA will be posted to the school district web site. The following opportunities are already posted: Boy ScoutsGirl Scouts and FL Dance Team Lil' Kickers Clinic. You may access these opportunities at this link on the district web site: 
Other non-district flyers will be posted on the following dates: Sept. 10, Nov. 5, Jan. 14, Mar. 18 and May 20. School district information will continue to come home in the school Friday Folders and our school's PTA, PTO or PTSA information will be posted on our school's web site as often as needed. If you have any questions about non-district flyers, please contact Patty at 982-8120.


Upcoming Events

Jan. 15 - PTSA Meeting

Jan. 19 - No School, Teacher work day

Jan. 20 - No School, Teacher in-service day

Jan. 21 - Term 3 begins

Jan. 22-23 - 4-5-6 NWEA Testing

Jan. 27-30 - 1-2-3 NWEA Testing

Feb. 6 - Character Rodeo

Feb. 16 - No School, Staff in-service day

Feb. 19 - PTSA Meeting

Mar. 6 - No School K-6, Parent-Teacher Conference

Mar. 9-13 - No School, Spring Break

Mar. 16 - No School, Teacher in-service day

April 1 - No School, Montessori & 7-12

April 2 - No School, Teacher in-service day

April 3 - No School, Holiday


Fridays are College T-shirt/Sweatshirt days!


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Latest News

Accepting New Students!

We are still accepting students for the current and upcoming school year. Call the main office at (651) 982-3170 for info.


Contact us by FAX at (651) 982-3172



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Forest Lake Area Schools



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