Due to the forecast for heavy snow, LILA will be closed today, Wed., Feb. 20, 2019. This includes Kinder Prep preschool, Explorer Club, and Little Explorers. All after-school and evening athletics and activities, clubs, and meetings are also canceled; however, Beauty and the Beast cast and crew should look for an email from the director and archery practice is optional.


2018 Upper School Parent Meeting & Class Registration

We will be hosting a parent night on January 18 to help answer questions, provide guidance on the registration process, and share future plans regarding facilities and our IB programmes. Registration information will be emailed in the beginning of January.

Grades 6, 7, & 8: Headwaters Campus, 6 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Grades 9, 10: Headwaters Campus, 7:15 - 8:15 p.m.

Join Us for 2018 Dance and Theater Performances

Join us for Upper School Dance and Theater performances at the Headwaters Campus:

Day 2 Classes: January 22, 2018 at 7 p.m.

Day 1 Classes: January 23, 2018 at 7 p.m.


2017-2018 Music Performance Calendar

Mark your calendars for these concerts from the LILA Music Department. We appreciate your support!

Middle School Band/Orchestra/Choir
Monday, Dec. 4, 2017; 6pm
Headwaters/Upper School Gym

Beginning Band/Orchestra/Choir & High School Band/Orchestra/Choir
Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017; 6pm
Headwaters/Upper School Gym

5th Grade Concert
Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018; 6pm
Main/Lower School Gym

3rd Grade Concert
Tuesday, Mar. 27, 2018; 6pm
Main/Lower School Gym

2nd Grade Concert
Tuesday, Apr. 10, 2018; 6pm
Main/Lower School Gym

Middle School Band/Orchestra/Choir
Monday, May 7, 2018; 6pm 
Headwaters/Upper School Gym

Beginning Band/Beginning Orchestra/Beginning Choir

High School Band/High School Orchestra/High School Choir
Tuesday, May 8, 2018: 6pm
Headwaters/Upper School Gym

4th Grade Concert/Lower School Band/Lower School Orchestra
Tuesday, May 15, 2018; 5:30 p.m.
Main/Lower School Gym

1st Grade In-formances 1:35pm
Main/Lower School Gym
Classrooms TBD by 1st grade teachers, with families/friends invited:
- Wed., May 16, 2018: Profe Víctor and Profe Mónica
- Thurs., May 17, 2018: Profe Diana and Señorita Hannah
- Fri., May 18, 2018: Yeh Laoshi and Qiu Laoshi

FREE Minnesota United FC Soccer Mini-Clinic, Aug. 31, 4-6p.m.

Lakes International Language Academy (LILA) has partnered with the Minnesota United Football Club to offer a FREE soccer mini-clinic for all local students in grades 4 and up on Thursday, August 31, 4:00-6:00 p.m., at the LILA Headwaters Campus field located at 19850 Fenway Ave. N. in Forest Lake.

Students do not need to pre-register, but parents must sign a participation waiver form before the students will be allowed to join the event. Download it here.

As a fundraiser for the school’s sports, LILA will be selling tickets for $24 each to the match on September 23 between the Minnesota United and FC Dallas. For more information about the clinic or purchasing tickets, call Jenni Muras at LILA, 651-464-8989, or Ellen Kokes at the Minnesota United, 763-452-1193.

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