Lakes International Newsletter

February 2, 2015


Soup Supper Night 2015

First Grade recently held its annual Soup Supper Night, an event aimed at building community and sharing delicious food prepared by LILA families! To see more pictures, please take a look at LILA's facebook page. While you're there you can see a sneak peak of practices for the next school-wide Family Night - Chinese New Year on February 26! 



  • Did you know one in four children suffer from tooth decay? Give Kids a Smile is a charitable program offering free dental care to low-income families on February 6-7. Click here if you are interested in finding a participating clinic. Appointments fill up fast!



  • What's more fun than jumping in a frozen lake? Jumping in a frozen lake with a friend! Join us for the Winter Plunge on February 21st (either by jumping or by cheering) and raise money for LILA! Click here to see who's participating and to donate to our brave risk-takers.
  • Please remember to complete your LACE  (Language Ambassador and Classroom Enrichment) form and turn it in as soon as possible. Thank you for your participation in continuing LILA's committment to high-quality education!
  • Drop-In Parent Volunteers - Would you like to meet fellow LILA parents and assist LILA staff? Please join us on Thursday mornings from 8am-10am to help our wonderful teachers with copying, laminating, and special projects! No need to sign-up, just show-up! Younger siblings are welcome to join. Please bring a quiet activity to keep them busy. Contact Jenny Johnson at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with questions. Thank you!



  • Kinder Prep is now accepting preschool applications for next school year! Reserve your spot! Also, bring a friend or neighbor of a preschooler and check out the Open House (for both new and returning families!) on February 16 from 10:30am-1:00pm or 4:30-6:00pm. Meet the staff, see the classrooms, and learn more about Kinder Prep! 

  • Many LILA yearbooks are still available! Cost: $25 - Order Online at If paying by check, please include an envelope marked with your student's name, grade, teacher, and "For Yearbook."



Feb. 16 - Kinder Prep Open House

Feb. 19 - LILA Snow Tubing at Trollhaugen, 5-9pm

Feb. 21 - Winter Plunge, at Forest Lake around noon

Feb. 26 - Chinese New Year LILA Family Event, Details coming soon!

April 25 - LILA Gala Spring Fling Dinner - save the date!

Make the week great!