Forest Lake Area Schools - Independent School District 831

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PTO Carnival March 28!
Fourth graders share their recorder skills Art & Academic Fair Art & Academic Fair Art & Academic Fair First Grade practices "Contraction Surgery" Second Grade reading activity Reading fun in Grade 3 Staff enjoys "Eat Ice Cream for Breakfast" Day Rep. Bob Dettmer congratulates Scandia on their acceptance as an IB World School! Peace Team Fundraiser for Northwoods Humane Society Scandia celebrates IB World School authorization! IB World sign activityStudents add their fingerprints to our IB Map Fifth Grade concert Spelling Bee particpants Geography Bee participants Sixth grade egg drop! Second Grade cereal collection for the food shelf Mayor Randall Simonson visits Scandia to promote Vinterfest Ronald McDonald assembly "Everyday Leaders" Sixth grade band performs Orchestra performance Second Grade studies weather Food Shelf Collection "We Scare Hunger" by We Day Team Destination Imagination Team Math Masters Team Scandia's IB Program of Inquiry "It Starts With You" tour speaks with Grades 5 & 6 Scandia Marine Lions Peace Poster winners Student Council 2014 Scandia Peace Team 2014 Mandarin Chinese class Kindergarten learns about fire safety Wild Walk 2014 Peaceful Bus meeting Author Mark Fearing visits Scandia! First grade studies butterflies Scandia Marine Lions donate dictionaries to third graders Recess fun!

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   Scandia's spring Carnival is fast approaching! Mark your calendar for Saturday, March 28, from 10:30-2:30. The Carnival has something for everyone: food, games, prizes, and fun!
   The "Hourly Raffle" is back with awesome prizes! Tickets will be sold the day of the carnival for $5.00 each. The winning name will be announced in the cafeteria but you do not have to be present to win. The tickets for each drawing will only be sold for the designated hour for that prize and the winner will be called at the end of the hour, so your chances are good and the prizes are AWESOME!
   Drawing 1: 10:45-11:45:  
          Apple iPad Air with WI-FI 32 GB, (estimated value $350)
   Drawing 2: 11:45-12:45:
          Microsoft Xbox 360 4 GB, (estimated value $180)
   Drawing 3: 12:45-1:45:
          GoPro3 HD-Donated by Rapid Restoration, (estimated value $200)
   New this year are the Book BINGO, Snack Walk, and a Photo Booth! Old favorites like the Cherry Tree, Pop Toss, and Kid Raffle will be there. The Silent Auction is moving to the Dala Gala on April 24 at Stella's in Forest Lake. More information will be coming on this event.
   You can download a Carnival packet by clicking on the Carnival handbook. You can purchase tickets tickets for the Carnival during conference time at the Carnival table, through Star Mart on March 27, and at the door the day of the Carnival.
   Volunteers and your donations are needed to make this day a great success! We need approximately 100 volunteers to make the Carnival a reality. Without enough volunteers, there won't be a Scandia Carnival. Please join in the fun, and volunteer!  Contact DeAnn Devine at to volunteer.

Yearbook Orders are Due!

   Don't miss out on capturing the memories from our 2014-15 school year. Yearbook order envelopes have been sent home with your student and are due back on March 20. Checks must be made payable to "LifeTouch."

Spring Picture Day

   LifeTouch will be at Scandia Elementary on March 23 for our Spring Picture Day. For this optional picture day, students will be bringing home an order form. Only those students who return the completed order form will have their picture taken. LifeTouch donates a portion of the photo price to Scandia Elementary.


   Breaking news at Scandia Elementary!! We were notified on Friday, January 9, that we have earned authorization as an International Baccalaureate World School!! I am so proud of the efforts of our IB Coordinator, Gerry Seaburg, and the Scandia Elementary staff. Their hard work over the past three years has certainly paid off. We will be having a student body assembly on January 30 to celebrate our success!

Kindergarten Round Up

   If you have not received a packet, or if you know of someone who should receive a packet, please contact the office at 651-982-3300 and we will mail one immediately.   

Pre-School Options at Scandia

   If you have a pre-schooler, or if you know of any pre-school families that are looking for a quality pre-school experience for their child, here is some information for you...
   Forest Lake Area Schools has a Little Ranger preschool program right here at Scandia Elementary. We will be offering a T/Th afternoon session from 1:00 - 3:30 pm. Registration is limited to 3-5 year old students and is first come, first serve. For more information, or to register, please contact Melissa at 651-982-8349 or

Julie Greiman
Scandia Elementary School
14351 Scandia Trail North
Scandia, MN  55073

"Intelligence plus character--that is the goal of true education."
Martin Luther King, Jr.

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16-No School K-12
   Teacher Professional Day

17-PTO Meeting
   6:30 pm

20-Peace Team field trip
   Northwoods Humane Society

23-Spring Picture Day

27-Star Mart open today

28-PTO Carnival!

31-Third Quarter ends

31-Field trip Gr. 3
   "The Works"


1-Gr. 2 field trip
   MN History Center

2-No School K-6
   Teacher Workday

3-No School K-12

9-Breakfast Together &
   DARE graduation
   Grade 6

14-PTO Meeting
   6:30 pm

24-Dala Gala!

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