Art fair: Parents, staff and community members are invited to attend the District 67 fourth grade Art Fair, taking place through April 5 at Gallery 300, 300 S. Waukegan Road, featuring artwork from students at Cherokee, Everett, and Sheridan. A community reception will be from …
Lake Bluff Elementary School fifth-graders are saying goodbye before middle school by creating a mural under the direction of art teacher Tom Beck. He has overseen the mural project in District 65 since 1997. “It will become a memory in our future,” said Chase Rupprecht, 11. And maybe, someday, we’ll come back and visit.”
The area’s first high school for teens recovering from alcohol and drug addiction, eating disorders or other mental health issues will open in Lake Bluff June 3. Newport Academy Day School will be the first recovery high school serving Chicago’s North Shore teens, age 15 to 19.
Watching the Grammy Awards in February, Scott Baeseman thought news of a Music Educator Award for teachers was long overdue. The fine arts department chairman and teacher discovered he’s among the quarter finalists for the same award.
Students at Kinderhaven Academy Preschool in Lake Forest turned an errant single found in a snow bank on the school playground into “The Dollar Project” — a program that helped other children, whole families and even animals during the past semester. ‘It doesn’t take $1 million to make a difference,” teacher Penny Robbins said.
Just as he was preparing to sing his students’ praises at parent-teacher conferences, Lake Forest Country Day School teacher David Thesenga was stunned to hear some praise of his own: He scored a spot as an Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellowship for 2013-14. Thesenga, 43, is the only Illinois winner and one of only two Midwest recipients.
Students from Lake Forest Country Day School met for the last time this month with their partners from Forrestal Elementary School in Great Lakes for the last segment of the program called Sarah’s Dream: Read to Me! All teachers involved have reported improvements in literacy, say organizers from Lake County Cares.
Lake Forest District 67 recently gave layoff notices this spring to five elementary classroom teachers. The reason? Simple mathematics, administrators told a crowd of more than 100 concerned residents during a special meeting held April 11. Enrollment is on a steady decline, but he explanation didn’t appease some parents.
Students entertain senior citizens:
The gym at the Upper Grade Center of the School of St. Mary was transformed on March 13 with St. Patrick’s Day decorations, to host the yearly event for senior members of the community of Lake Forest. It was the scene …
Executive Board memebers
The 2013-15 APT Executive Board members voted in at the APT Annual Meeting recently are: Allison Cekay - Executive Board President; Cathy Ramsay - Executive Board Treasurer; Sushama Krishnaswamy - Executive Board Communications Secretary; Christie Theis - Deer Path Middle School APT …
On-line registration for academic summer school 2013 is in progress and ends April 15. Courses offered include drawing workshop, driver education classes, and U.S. history. For details, visit www.lfhs.org.
On-line reservations for the Lake Forest High School Foundation Spring Luncheon and …
Youth art month
The visual art department has been invited to participate in the Deer Path Art League’s Emerging artists show, held at the gallery in celebration of March’s National Youth Art Month.
The work represented will consist of student artwork from kindergarten through high …
Spring Break begins at the close of the school day on March 22. School will resume April 1.
District 67 has just released their new community newsletter, “Insight.” This publication was mailed to all Lake Forest residents. You may also download …
Understanding math skills
Math consultant Angela Andrews will join Assistant Head of Lower School Anne Hoisington Hutchinson to speak with parents in Senior Kindergarten through sixth grade on at 8:15 a.m. March 14 at in the Green Bay Atrium. The discussion, “A Parent’s Guide to …
LAKE FOREST — Student council members at Lake Forest High School spend an enormous amount of energy planning prom for their classmates during their junior year.
University of Iowa announced the 2012 fall graduates from the Lake Forest area:
Cain Baum, Steven Hanzlovic, Mara Hilgenberg and Duncan Partridge
University of Iowa named the following students to the 2012 fall semester dean’s list from the following areas:
Lake Bluff: Dorena Lesser