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    • Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street to be Performed April 30, May 1, 2!

      A bloody tale of vengeance comes to the stage during this year’s musical production of Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street. Join a cast, crew and orchestra of close to 100 students as we present this Sondheim classic April 30, May 1 and 2 at 7pm in the RMA. Tickets available online.

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    • LFHS Principal Search Update

      The LFHS principal search is well underway. Parents and staff have completed our principal attributes survey and we are reviewing the data. The posting is now closed and over 20 individuals applied for this position. A team of administrators reviewed resumes and applications and narrowed the field to a subset of qualified candidates. An administrative team will conduct first round interviews. On May 1, a team of teachers, administrators, and parents will conduct finalist interviews. Thanks to all who volunteered to participate on this interview team.

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    • Alumni Wall of Fame Inductees Announced!

      The Lake Forest High School Alumni Wall of Fame Induction Ceremony was held Wed., April 22 with an award recipient breakfast reception, senior class assembly and alumni presentations. Lake Forest High School honors its graduates and former students by acknowledging them on the Alumni Wall of Fame. The Alumni Wall of Fame is designed to recognize the outstanding contributions of former students of Lake Forest High School and to inspire and offer role models for its current students. Lake Forest High School has graduated thousands of students who have entered professions and careers in a wide variety of fields including the areas of business, medicine, science, education, public service, the arts, entertainment, and sports. This year’s inductees are:

      Richard A. Knobloch (1936)


      James Allen Kuhlman (1959)


      Phil Rosenthal (1981)

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    • LFHS Student "Promposals"

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    • Seniors Encouraged to Nominate a Teacher for Distinguished Educator Award by May 8!

      The Distinguished Educator Award
      In Memory of Tom Wing

      Nomination Form is due Friday, May 8

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    • New Final Exam Format Announced!

      The final exam schedule has been modified in order to support student wellness and to provide the structure for more meaningful assessments. Exam periods have been shortened to one hour and forty minutes and are arranged by period. As a result, students will now take their finals in the presence of their expert, supportive teacher in their regular classrooms. View schedule

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    • End of the Year Events for Seniors, Graduation Details!

      We’ve made some changes in the Senior End of the Year Events. The Senior Breakfast, traditionally on the Friday before Graduation, is now a Senior Lunch and will be held during lunch periods on Wednesday, May 27, Senior’s last day. Graduation Rehearsal will be on Thursday, June 4 and will be followed by the Senior Party on the front lawn at 5:00 pm. See the entire schedule of events! Print copy!

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    • PARCC Testing Schedule in May has been CHANGED!

      We have consolidated PARCC testing days from four (4) to two (2) days in May. he second portion of the PARCC assessments will be administered on May 12th and 13th. While we encourage all eligible students to complete the End of Year (EOY) assessments, only students who also completed the March portion of the PARCC assessments will receive scores.

      May 12 is the Math (Algebra I) test

      May 13 is the ELA assessment

      Both days will be 9:50 am late start days.

      May 14 and May 15 will be restored as regular school days.

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    • Class of 2016 Senior Portrait & Yearbook Information

      SENIOR PORTRAIT SIGN UP DATES: VIP will be at LFHS on the following dates to make appointments for your senior portraits. Please sign up outside of the Cafeteria from 10:30am-1:30pm on one of the following dates:

      Thursday, April 30, 2015

      Friday, May 1, 2015

      NOTE: If you miss the sign up dates at your school, please make an appointment online at studio.il.vipis.com or over the phone at 847-499-9300 or 888-975-4676

      Lake Forest High School Photography Dates and Times and more information here!

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    • LFHS “Career Connections” Summer Internship Program

      The summer internship program is available to incoming juniors and seniors who are interested in pursuing a specific career cluster (i.e. health sciences, engineering, technology, business & marketing, education, finance, public administration). LFHS SUMMER INTERNSHIP APPLICATION

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    Spring Musical

    Saturday, May 2, 2015

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    Reception to Honor Retiring Board Members

    5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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    LFHS Prom

    Marriott - Chicago

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    PARCC Testing


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    D115 Regular Board Meeting

    7:00 PM - 9:00 PMBoard Room, LFHS West Campus

    PARCC Testing

    Time TBA

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    Regular School Day - NO PARCC Testing as originally scheduled

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    Regular School Day - NO PARCC Testing as originally scheduled

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    Music Dept Awards Banquet

    6:00 PM - 9:00 PMCafeteria

    Choral Concert

    7:30 PM - 9:30 PMRMA