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To comply with Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0, and create web content that is accessible for people with disabilities and user friendly for everyone, we will no longer post pdf documents from outside organizations. You may view our Website Accessibility Statement here.

Non-profit, intergovernmental agencies, and other approved community organizations who wish to promote activities or events pertinent to our parents' or students' interests or involvement should follow this process:

  • Submit a brief description of your activity or event, along with and a link to your website, for approval to jpatterson@lfschools.net by Tuesday.
  • Once approved, the information will to be included in our weekly school e-newsletters for one week, AND on this page for the duration of the program (or one month if no end date exists).
  • Yard signs and posters are not allowed.
  • Activities/events must be non-sectarian, non-political and may not promote a fundraising activity unless the activity is school-sponsored or directly benefits our schools.

The decision to distribute information or provide links to websites that are not part of Lake Forest Schools is at the discretion of District administrators. The District is not responsible for the content and accessibility of external websites linked onto the District’s website. External websites are the sole property of such websites, and the content and accessibility of external websites are the sole responsibility of the entity or entities in control of the content and administration of such websites.

District-sponsored Programs

Community Activities and Events

Financial Planning for College with 529 Plans

Financial Planning for College with 529 Plans, October 2, 7:30 pm TO 9:00 pm at Gorton Community Center. Attend this complimentary seminar to learn more about the facts and myths about 529 plans to save for your child's education http://gortoncenter.org/event/financial-planning-c...

Lake Forest Public Safety Open House

Sunday, September 23, 2018, 11:00 AM - 02:00 PM at the Public Safety Building, 255 W. Deerpath. Come visit with the Police and Fire Departments staff, see the equipment, and view live demonstrations of what the police officers, firefighters and staff do on a day-to-day basis. There will be plenty of activities for the kids as well as free popcorn, hot dogs and drinks. https://www.cityoflakeforest.com/events/lake-fores...

Explore at College of Lake County

Registration is now open for fall Explore academic enrichment programs for students in Grades 7-12. Visit our Explore webpage for complete class information including instructor bios and registration forms: http://www.clcillinois.edu/programs-and-classes/pe...

2018 Special Speaker Series at LFCDS

On Tuesday, September 25, 2018 at 10:00 a.m., LFCDS welcomes New York Times best-selling author Dr. Tina Payne Bryson, a psychotherapist who specializes in children and adolescent behavior, and on Tuesday, October 23, 2018 at 10:00 a.m., LFCDS will host Dr. Eboo Patel, Founder and President of Interfaith Youth Core (IFYC) and a leading voice in the movement for interfaith cooperation. The LFCDS Special Speaker Series is free and open to the public. For more info., and to RSVP http://www.lfcds.org/speakerseries

Upcoming Classes at Gorton

Expand your horizons, Take up a new hobby. Learn an interesting skill. All are possible at Gorton Community Center and their fall classes that include: Mandarin, Amazing Minds, Stand-Up Comedy for Kids, Robothink After School Club, Play On! And All the World's A Stage with Nicky Pitman. http://gortoncenter.org/classes/

Young Scouts Soccer League

Registration is now open for the LFSA Young Scouts program - an instructional soccer program for Kindergartners and 1st Graders. Register at www.lfsa.org

Grotto Dance for 6th Graders
The 18th Annual Grotto Dance will be held at Gorton Community Center, located at 400 East Illinois Road, September 28th and 29th, 7:00 - 8:30pm. Tickets go on sale on September 6th at 10 am. $25. http://gortoncenter.org/event/grotto-dance-2018/
Business Incubator is Seeking Mentors & Volunteers for 2018-19

The Business Incubator at Lake Forest High School is always looking for committed community members, engaging business leaders, and enthusiastic entrepreneurs to help guide and mentor our students through the process of developing and implementing their business plans. Interested? Learn more at http://lfhsfoundation.org/bi/bivolunteer/ or contact Nikki Rhomberg at lfhsfoundationbi@gmail.com.

The David Adler Music and Arts Center

The David Adler Music and Arts Center announces new art and music classes. Register now for drawing, painting, ceramics, and West African drumming, as well as individual music lessons and early childhood programs. Visit www.adlercenter.org or call 847-367-0707 to enroll.

Lake Forest Symphony

The Lake Forest Symphony has a new family membership program, which allows all students to attend any symphony concert completely free, with accompanying adults that have purchased $29 tickets. More information can be found here: http://lakeforestsymphony.org/family-membership/ or by calling the Symphony box office at 847-295-2135.