NOV | DEC 2021
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Lake Forest Elementary School District 67
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DPM Principal Thomas Herion gives a thumbs-up to Associate Principals Sam Paulsen and Megan Eigenrauch as they serve up slices to a Month of Gratitude winning homeroom.
With the school year at the halfway point, Insight checked in at each District 67 school, asking principals to share highlights and describe National Gratitude Month celebrations. Here’s what we heard from Principal Thomas Herion.
Principal Chad Prosen, pictured reading to Caryn Tsagalis’ first-grade class, says he has enjoyed witnessing the many events and traditions Cherokee celebrates as a school community.
At Cherokee, Principal Chad Prosen says “having the community back together has been a highlight of the school year.”
A Thankful Turkey was one of the symbols of gratitude during the month of November at Everett.
Principal Renée Fitzsimmons shares all the ways Everett displays gratitude and kindness.
The Thanksgiving Turkey Feather bulletin board is a tradition at Sheridan, allowing students to write and decorate “feathers” to show the things - and people - for whom they are grateful, says Principal Susan Milsk.
Principal Susan Milsk highlights the ways Sheridan celebrated Gratitude Month.
More than 130 families participated in the Great Full Market.
School Districts 65, 67, and 115 helped ensure that scores of families had a more bountiful Thanksgiving through the Great Full Market, a free pop-up farmers market held in partnership with Waukegan’s Beacon Place on Nov. 14.
A day before Veterans Day, members of American Legion McKinlock Post 264 were at Deer Path Middle School for a brief flag-raising ceremony at the newly installed flagpole behind the school.
A crowd gathered as District 67 students prepared to light up the tree with Lake Forest Mayor George Pandaleon.
Six District 67 students, who are new to the Lake Forest community, were chosen to join Lake Forest Mayor George Pandaleon as they "flipped the switch" to light the tree at the 37th annual Tree Lighting Ceremony in Market Square on Nov. 26.
District 67 was among school districts across the state that marked Illinois School Board Members Day on Nov. 15 by thanking and honoring its Board members.
Denise Galatsianos (left), Literacy Coach, and Stacey Weber (right), Behavior Coach
As part of the District 67 2020-2025 Strategic Plan, educators are creating a districtwide model for coaching aimed at providing collaborative, supportive professional learning partnerships for all staff members.
Defining “inclusive learning” can get complicated. But Districts 67 and 115 take a straightforward approach.
District 67’s youngest learners — those with special needs as well as typically developing students — get a head start on transitioning to kindergarten at the Community of Learners Preschool.
Spirit of 67 Foundation Board President Nicole Korczak
Coming off the success of its fall Home Tour - Outdoor Spaces, the Spirit of 67 Foundation is not slowing down, with two events planned, the 2022 Grants process underway, and early successes in the Crosstown Challenge.
CROYA hosted Paws for Patrick therapy dogs during after-school drop-in last month with Camille Stohlgren (from left) introducing Lexi Rose to Erik Hense and Jessie Bess.
CROYA — the Lake Forest and Lake Bluff middle school and high school youth organization — will be closed Dec. 20 to 24 for Winter Break and then open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 28, through Thursday, Dec. 30, said Manager Todd Nahigian. Here’s a look at what else is going on at CROYA.
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