October 25, 2017


 LILA Crunch

At exactly noon on October 12, LILA KinderPrep and Upper School students crunched 3 varieties of delicious apples from Sunrise River Orchard in Wyoming, MN. LILA is proud to celebrate Farm to School month!


  • Gobble Gobble! You're invited to the PTO Turkey Skate! This year we're headed to Saints North in Maplewood (in lieu of Turkey Bingo) for skating, music, games, prizes, and a great time! Join us on Saturday, November 11, 4:30-6:30pm. $5/person to skate or observe, inline skates available for $3 each. Concessions will be available. See you there!
  • Guatemala Trip: Last chance! Parents, please fill out the following Google Form as soon as possible if your 9-12th grade student is interested in the May medical service trip to Guatemala. 9 committed families are needed. If you missed the parent info meeting, you can view the slides at this link. Fundraising for the trip is available through Scrip (read more about that here).
  • Online Book Fair: A huge thank you to those who shopped and volunteered at our Scholastic and China Sprout book fairs during conferences. It was a great success because of you! You can still shop the fair online until October 31. Also there are still order forms available to reserve your paperback copy of the new Diary of a Wimpy Kid--The Getaway. The order form and $8.99 are due 10/31, made out to LILA, with attn. Sra. Ellyn. Happy reading!


  • 10/28 - Forest Lake Ski Swap, 8am-1pm, FL High School - See the Facebook Page for more info
  • 11/7 Photo Retakes Day, both campuses
  • 11/10 - Scrip gift card orders due
  • 11/15 - Ski Club Registration and Payment due - Register Here 
  • 11/22-24 - NO SCHOOL, Thanksgiving Break
  • 12/7 and 12/12 - Grandparents' Fundraiser Breakfast - Save the dates, more details to come!


Scrip: Order your physical scrip giftcards now thru November 10! Give the gift of gift cards! If the previous sentences made no sense to you, get a refresher here on this individualized, on-going fundraiser for the school and student travel, like the current Spain trip!



Stay up to date on LILA news in the following ways: Follow us on Facebook, update your contact info via Infinite Campus, and check out our website at www.mylila.org. Classroom and advisory teachers also send updates often! We value good communication, and we hope to partner with you and your students in their learning this year! Have a great week!