Spirit Grant Presentation to Deer Path Middle School

The Spirit of 67 Foundation board members visited each of the four District schools to announce the grants awarded for the upcoming 2021-22 school year. Thanks to the exceptional support and generosity of our donors, our board and the businesses who sponsor our various fundraising activities, the Spirit of 67 Foundation is thrilled to award 18 grants representing $140,000 in new funding. This is in addition to the $180,000 of off-cycle grants awarded in October 2020 to help with learning in the time of COVID-19. Together, this year the Spirit is proud and grateful to have gifted back over $320,000 in grants to benefit our students!  

For a full list of current and past grant, please click here. https://spiritof67foundation.org/grants/grants-in-action/

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News + Events

Our thanks to all who participated in this week’s Lake Forest High School Pfizer teen vaccine clinic. Those who received their first dose of the vaccine will return for dose two on Wednesday, May 26.

In anticipation of Pfizer-BioNTech receiving Emergency Use Authorization from the Food and Drug Administration for its COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 12-15 next week, we are working with the City of Lake Forest, Village of Lake Bluff, and other school districts in our area to schedule a variety of vaccine options for our Lake Forest school community.

Deer Path Middle School - May 16 and June 7
We are working with the City of Lake Forest and Doctors Tests Center to offer the following Pfizer vaccine clinics at DPM. Pending FDA approval, the first dose will be administered on Sunday, May 16 and the second dose will be administered on Monday, June 7.

Deerfield High School - May 16 and June 6
District 67 and District 115 have been invited, in partnership with Walgreens, to participate in a vaccine pod for individuals 12 years and older. Pending FDA approval, the first dose will be administered on Sunday, May 16 and the second dose will be administered on Sunday, June 6. The clinics will be held from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM at Deerfield High School, 1959 Waukegan Road, Deerfield.

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The end of the year is upon us and this letter is to inform you of important dates, guidelines and expectations regarding end of the year events for our 8th grade students. Please read this letter carefully, as it contains important information regarding 8th Grade Graduation, and APT sponsored Class of '21 Celebration. Please use this link to read the entire communication.

Please note the date for the APT Graduation Celebration has been changed to THURSDAY, MAY 27

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James Martin Landscaping Company will be applying an organic week killer to the grounds of District 67 schools. They will be applying a product called Fiesta Turf Weed Killer. This will be applied when there are no children on site.

The application schedule is as follows: (weather permitting)

  • Saturday, May 1, 2021 - Cherokee, Deer Path, Everett and Sheridan
  • Saturday, May 15, 2021 - Cherokee, Deer Path, Everett and Sheridan
  • Sunday, September 26, 2021 - Cherokee, Deer Path, Everett and Sheridan

Please contact Carol White at 847-604-74411 or cwhite@lfschools.net with any questions.

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Dr. Matthew MontgomeryIn a unanimous vote at the April 12, 2021 Special Board Meeting, the Lake Forest Elementary School District 67 and Lake Forest Community High School District 115 Boards of Education jointly approved the contract for Dr. Matthew Montgomery to become the next Superintendent of Lake Forest Schools, effective July 1, 2021.

Dr. Montgomery, who has been in his current post as Superintendent of the Bath, Ohio Revere Local School District since 2015, was selected following an extensive community engagement and national search process managed jointly by the District 115 and District 67 school boards.

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