Trollhaugen Snow Tubing, Feb. 25, 5-9pm

The 7th annual LILA Foundation snow tubing fundraiser at Trollhaugen Ski Resort is scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 25, from 5-9 p.m.

Cost: $15 for tubing or observing. Credit cards are accepted. Purchase tickets at the tubing hill.

Bring a picnic supper or enjoy the concession stand. Warm up by the bonfire!  

A signed liability release form is REQUIRED with admission for every tube rider. No exceptions. Download the form here:

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Governor's Proclamation & National Award Celebration, Dec. 8

LILA recently won a national best-practices award from for the thumbprint painting in our Headwaters Campus lobby, an inclusive project designed to symbolize the personal impact each of us at LILA brings to our learning community.

Rep. Bob Dettmer has secured a proclamation from Governor Dayton in honor of the award, which will make Dec. 8 LILA Day in Minnesota.

Rep. Dettmer will present the proclamation to LILA on Dec. 8, at 9:00 a.m., in the Headwaters Campus cafeteria during a special celebration event. The Color Guard and Mayor of Forest Lake will be here. Several diginitaries and representatives will make brief remarks. We'll also offer a school tour to the guests following the presentation.

LILA students and staff should wear their LILA gear on Dec. 8. LILA parents are invited to attend the celebration event.

Learn About Hosting A Language Ambassador, Dec. 1, 7:30 p.m., Main Campus Library

Spring Host Families Needed Now!

Sign up now to host a Language Ambassador this spring. You'll build new global friendships for your family while making a difference for LILA learners!

Join us for an information session on December 1 at 7:30 p.m. in the Main Campus library. 

LILA classrooms are enriched on a daily basis by the Language Ambassador program! Recently, a few LILA teachers shared why they were thankful for their language ambassadors. Here are a few of their responses:
• "I'm thankful for Profe Virginia because she is very flexible in the classroom. She is always willing to try new things. Thanks for always having my back, Virginia!" ~Srta. Becky
• "Monica is always planning ahead and taking initiative!" ~Profe Hannah
• "I am thankful for my language ambassador because her presence in the classroom allows for much more small group and individualized work." ~Profe Kristina
• "I am thankful for my language ambassador because she gives different ideas and ways about how to practice literacy or math!" ~Profe Marina

Submit an application today to host a Language Ambassador this spring. 

If you have any questions, please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. us and a committee member will respond. To learn more about this important program at LILA, visit the website under "Get Involved."

Thank you!
LILA Volunteer Host Family Committee
Haley Dollins, Kelly Farrell, and Jenny Johnson