Extracurricular Activities

  • Our mission is to support the continued development of the emotional well being of our students through the use of support services.

    By expanding resources and maintaining current services, students will receive quality support.

    Clubs & Activities

    Lake Forest High School is pleased to provide an interesting and diverse choice of extra-curricular activities to enhance our students’ learning experience and broaden their horizons. Each student is invited to find their own definition of success through continuous engagement both in and outside of the classroom. Staff members serve as sponsors of clubs that include academic, advocacy, creative and social, leadership, publication, and service and support organizations ranging from Scholastic Bowl and Debate to Environmental and eGaming Club.

    Athletics

    We believe that a dynamic program of student activities is vital to the educational development of the student. Among these activities, athletics is considered to be an integral part of the total education process. The athletic program provides experiences which promote the development of positive attitudes and habits in our student-athletes. We consider participation in interscholastic athletics to be a privilege, and while we strive to win as often as we can, we are mindful that how we win or lose tells more about us than the final score.

  • National Honor Society (NHS)

    The National Honor Society recognizes outstanding high school students who have demonstrated excellence in the areas of scholarship, leadership, character, and service. Students are considered for membership starting at the end of the first semester of junior year. Applicants must have a cumulative grade point average of 4.5, have at least 30 hours of volunteer service dating from the beginning of their freshman academic year, and have strong leadership skills and character as evaluated by LFHS faculty and staff. Once inducted into NHS, members continue to contribute their leadership and service to many community organizations such as Roberti Community House, Beacon Place, GLASA, LEAD, PADS, and Catholic Charities' “Adopt-a-Family” program. Members are required to volunteer at least 25 hours of service per year, through NHS sponsored activities. An executive committee comprised of 11 members is selected by their NHS peers and is responsible for the day to day operations of the organization on an annual basis.

    Applications:

    Important Information for Current Juniors:
    The NHS Junior Application will open in spring of 2023 at the beginning of February with an email being sent out at to all eligible students. Students/parents will be notified through email. The application will consist of a letter of intent, gathering signatures for service hours, extracurriculars, sports, jobs, and similar experiences, and an essay. The LFHS Faculty Committee will then review all applications. If accepted, the NHS/Cum Laude induction ceremony will be held in the spring. 

    Spring 2023 Application Deadline: March 2023 via a Google Form (no paper copies will be accepted)

    ADVISOR:

    Mr. Corey Holmer (Library - EdTech Studio), cholmer@lfschools.net

    All communication regarding eligibility, the application, and acceptance MUST come from the student. Thank you.