During lunch periods the week before the game, students put together a paper ribbon of more than 500 messages of support to mothers, grandmothers, aunts, sisters, teachers, classmates’ mothers, friends and other family members who have been affected by the disease. Those messages were displayed in the shape of a breast cancer support ribbon during the game.
During an assembly Thursday, Oct. 9, at Deer Path Middle School, students watched a video and learned about child trafficking in Africa from Eric Peasah, a Ghana resident who has rescued 894 children. Then they talked about what they could do to impact the situation.
When a child in Waukegan is walking around in a bear, rabbit or fireman costume on Halloween this year, the outfit might be traced to the generosity of some Lake Forest students.
As impressive as the team’s 2014 record, is the rebuilding of injured runners this season. Callie Schmidt, a junior and three-year team member, exemplified this at the race on Saturday.
Lake Forest girl’s cross-country is reaping the benefits of rebuilding themselves. They began that process in June during summer camps and continue to up their fitness level.
A gust of wind blew in more desirable conditions for the boys cross country team at a tri-meet on Sept. 29 at Warren.
Readers will notice two pages in the print edition of the Lake Forester from the Lake Forest High School Boosters featuring sports stories from student writers like George Karkazis.
Oct. 9 6 a.m. |
Robert K. Elder
Every year high school sports teams lose athletes to graduation and the next set of seniors inevitably take over the reigns. The Lake Forest High School Varsity Boys Golf Team is no different.
A panel of 13 medical experts, educators, family members of victims and former abusers shared a wide spectrum of views on drug abuse in Lake County during the Not My Kid?! forum at Stevenson High School in Lincolnshire on Sept. 30.
Oct. 2 4:01 p.m. |