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MAY-JUNE 2021
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Lake Forest Community High School District 115



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As our school community heads into summer break and gets ready for a new chapter in the fall, this newsletter brings you stories celebrating our District's continued commitment to outstanding instruction and academic growth, inclusive practices, social emotional well-being, the fine arts, extracurriculars, athletics, and giving back. It's "the good stuff" you don't want to miss.

Please help us find and tell those stories by emailing us with your suggestions at insight@lfschools.net. You’ll find us here again with the good stuff in August.


HATS OFF

‘A Day of Celebration’ as LFHS Class of 2021 Graduates


Community Welcomes New LFHS Principal


Champion of Change Award Created to Honor Dr. Holland’s LFHS Legacy


New Members, New Officers for District 115 Board of Education


Four community members — one incumbent and three newly elected Board members — were sworn in to four-year terms on the Lake Forest High School District 115 Board of Education on May 4. David Burns (pictured left), Dr. Marcus Schabacker (pictured center), Dr. John Venson (pictured right), and returning Board Member Sally Davis join Board Members John Noble, Dewey Winebrenner, and Jenny Zinser.

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A NIGHT TO REMEMBER

Prom 2021: ‘Something Special’


Prom — featuring such treasured LFHS traditions as walks down the red carpet and new twists including alfresco dining under tents on the school lawn — went off in style May 22. (Lindsey Asmussen and Mac Uihlein pictured.)

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APT IN ACTION

LFHS APT Treats Teachers, Salutes Seniors, And Does Much More


The LFHS APT had a packed schedule in May, starting with Teacher and Staff Appreciation Week May 3-7 (which featured a breakfast treat to start the celebration) and stretching to Prom and Honors Night toward the end of the month. In between were many other activities including delivery of graduation signs to seniors — with help from a big group of parent volunteers, said APT President Beth Pierson.

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LFHS FOUNDATION

Four Pitch Night Teams Secure Funding for Their Startups


BoxU Team Ready for the Next Challenge


COMMUNITY OUTREACH

Project F_LL/School’s Out Food Drive Fills 250 Bags


Schools Get Answers for Community’s COVID-19 Questions — and Host Vaccine Clinics


NOTEWORTHY

NSSED Gets New Name: TrueNorth Educational Cooperative 804


CROYA Marks 40th(+1)


CROYA, the Lake Forest and Lake Bluff middle school and high school youth organization, dedicated its "U BELONG” mural at the Illinois Road viaduct in Lake Forest as part of celebrations of what it’s calling its 40th(+1) anniversary. COVID-19 prevented a celebration of the 40-year-mark in 2020 so CROYA is marking the milestone this year, with events including a June 6 celebration festival that featured live music, food, fun, and photos of events throughout the organization’s four decades.

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Transition Newsletter Celebrates Class of 2021


EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

May Music Festival Provides ‘Much-Needed Joy’


LFHS Marks Mental Health Awareness Month


Scout Shout Outs


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