Henry Greene has never been keen on reliving his high school years, which perhaps explains why he’s attended only two class reunions since graduating from Deerfield High School in 1973.
Things To Do
Aug. 8 10:48 a.m. |
The first day back to school is right around the corner. From outfits to crafts to deciding on school lunches, we have tons of ideas for you to plan ahead.
The hallways are empty, the classrooms dark, but a trio of reading specialists at Lake Bluff District 65 spent time last week sorting through cartons of material to decide what to use in the upcoming school year.
“This book is worth something, but the rest of the books in here are just sales materials,” Denise Salit told her coworkers, as the team consolidated several large boxes of items into what they agreed will best serve the teachers and students to align with Common Core standards this school year.
Aug. 5 6 a.m. |
The lazy days of summer were not so lazy for Lake Forest High School’s varsity sideline cheerleaders who practiced for weeks and attended overnight skills...
July 25 1:15 p.m. |
Hi, my name is Alana. I attend school in the Hawthorn District. I am doing a community service project collecting new school supplies and gently used backpacks with working zippers. All of the supplies will go to Lake County area schools.
The College of Lake County’s Lakeshore Campus is celebrating the season by hosting a new Summer Saturday Events series.
July 17 10:15 a.m. |
Yadira Sanchez Olson
Lake Bluff Elementary School District 65 will launch its first pre-kindergarten program for typically-developing 3- and 4-year-olds this fall.
The district was already running a program for kids with special needs, which will now be open to all in-district pre-schoolers as a blended program. The pre-kindergarten teachers will instruct all children in the new program, regardless of their ability. Speech/language pathologists, reading specialists, occupational therapists and other support staff will work with children in the classroom who require support.
July 14 4:56 p.m. |
The varsity cheerleading squad at Lake Forest High School recently took first place at a summer camp "cheer-off" in Lake Geneva, Wis.
July 10 12:12 p.m. |
Aggrego News Service
The Lake County Regional Board of Education unanimously granted permission for the Willow Lake Farms subdivision in Lake Forest to switch from the Libertyville to Lake Forest high school district.
The decision will be effective retroactive to July 1, the start of the fiscal year, according to Jim Bakk, attorney for the developer and homeowners who filed the petition.
July 8 10:07 a.m. |
A multi-faceted, $2.37 million student success initiative is in place at the College of Lake County to counter the community college’s sub-par “success rate,” school officials said.
July 7 11:21 a.m. |