Congratulations go out to the seven students who signed their letters of intent on Wednesday, April 17:

Student Athlete College/University Sport
Clayton Burton Grinnell College Football
Lauren Garriques California Institute of Technology Cross Country
Isabella Martino Rhodes College Golf
Chris Mitev Carthage College Tennis
James O'Keane DePauw University Football
Katherine Reinhardt Bucknell University Soccer
Oleksyi Vyshyvanyuk Lake Forest College Tennis
Read more about Seven Student Athletes Sign Letters of Intent on April 17

District 115 families, staff, and community members  are cordially invited to attend a reception to honor the retirement of
Lise Eliot, Diana Kreiling, and Reese Marcusson from the Lake Forest High School District 115 Board of Education, and to welcome incoming Board Members John Noble, Dewey Winebrenner, and Jenny Zinser.

Monday, April 22, 2019
6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
LFHS West Campus Administration Center
Board Room (2nd Floor)
300 S. Waukegan Rd.
Lake Forest

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LFHS' Summer School program offers a variety of courses for incoming freshmen including opportunities for enrichment to explore something new, bridge courses offering support in content areas, and three courses for credit.

Programs begin on Thursday, June 13, 2019 and run throughout the summer.

Click here for more information regarding the courses

Click here to register

If you have questions or concerns as you begin making your plans, please contact Cindy Rogna  847-582-7317 or Jim Sullivan  847-582- 7702 for assistance.

Read more about LFHS Summer School Courses For Incoming Freshmen - Class of 2023


Parent Informational Meeting
- April 25th @ 6pm in the High School Commons

April 29th - Jazz Clinic in the dance studio from 4pm-6:30pm
April 30th - Jazz Tryout in the dance studio 4pm-5:30pm, tryout in the Comp Gym 6pm-8:30pm
May 1st - Pom Clinic in the dance studio from 4pm-6:30pm
May 2nd - Pom Tryout in the dance studio 4pm-5:30pm, tryout in the Comp Gym 6pm-8:30pm
May 3rd - Announcement in the dance studio @ 4pm


LFHS Cheerleading is holding an Informational Meeting on Monday, March 18, 2019 at 6:15pm at LFHS East Campus in the Student Dining Room (cafeteria).  All athletes interested in trying out for LFHS Cheer in 2019 (which includes the Fall Sideline Season AND/OR the Winter Competition Season) are encouraged to attend.  If you are unable to make it to the meeting and would like the information emailed to you, please contact Varsity Head Coach - Debbie Vargas at

Clinics/Tryouts at LFHS East Campus in the Field House.
Clinics:  May 13th and 14th  4-6pm
Tryout/Evaluation:  May 15th - Start at 4pm
Results:  May 16th Begin at 4pm

Cheer/Pom Tryout Waiver for non-high school students only 


Lake Forest School District 67 and Lake Forest Community High School District 115 practice Integrated Pest Management, a program that combines preventative techniques, non-chemical pest control methods, and the appropriate use of pesticides with a preference for products that are least harmful to human health and the environment. The term “pesticide” includes insecticides, herbicides, rodenticides, and fungicides.

The School Districts maintain a registry of people who wish to be notified prior to pesticide applications. To be included in this registry, please email Carol White at and you will be notified prior to the use of pesticides. Please specify if you want to be contacted by phone or email.

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Four $1,00 scholarships will be awarded to two outstanding female and two outstanding male athletes who have demonstrated excellence through athletic performance, leadership, spirit and sportsmanship. 

Promotional photo of Wall of Excellence and beginning of application process for Outstanding Sr. Athlete

Award winners will be prominently displayed on the "Images of Excellence" mural at West Campus alongside other athletes and students who have been selected by the LFHS Athletics Department, Dean's Office and other LFHS organizations.

Read more about LFHS Boosters Outstanding Senior Athletic Award Application Process Has Begun

Prom 2019

Prom 2019
Saturday, May 11

Purchase Tickets HERE (tickets sold online April 8-22, 2019)

Support Project Safe Prom!
Project Safe Prom is a fundraising campaign which raises the monies necessary to pay for approximately 18-22 buses to safely transport over 800 students and chaperones to and from Prom and for event security. READ MORE HERE.

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Lake Forest 49 - Fremd 43

Varsity Girls Basketball wins the first sectional title in school basketball history with a victory over top-seeded Fremd in Libertyville and improve to 27-7. The Scouts managed a two-point lead (19-17) at half-time and after three quarters (29-27) before closing out the game with a six-point victory in a hard-fought battle.  Halle Douglass was the leading scorer for the Scouts.  

Lake Forest (2) will play Maine West (1) (32-0) in the super-sectional round on Monday, February 25 at Palatine. 
Game time: 7:00PM.  GO SCOUTS!

Read more about Varsity Girls Basketball Win First IHSA Class 4A Sectional Title in School Basketball History!

Lake Forest 66 - Libertyville 53

The Scouts took a 30-25 lead into half-time and finished strong for a 66-53 sectional semifinal victory, which improved their record to 26-7 to set a new school record of 26 wins. 

Halle Douglass led the offense with 26 points, 11 rebounds, 6 assists and 4 steals. Grace Tirzmalis added 22 points, 7 rebounds.  Molly Fisher had 9 points and Finola Summerville had 5 points, 5 rebounds and 3 assists.

The Scouts now move on to the sectional championship game vs Fremd HS (29-4, 9-3), which takes place on Thursday, February 21, at Libertyville High School.  Game time: 7:00 PM.

Go Scouts!

Read more about Varsity Girls Basketball Set School Record and Move on to Sectional Championship

The Distinguished Educator award is a long lasting tradition at Lake Forest High School that helps to celebrate, appreciate and acknowledge the wonderful relationships our students and faculty create year after year.

Seniors are given the opportunity to nominate a teacher, counselor, dean, or administrator who has made a lasting impact on their time at LFHS.   

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Congratulations to Colin Kingsley, Oliver Akintade and Luke Lanigan, who have qualified for the Boys' Swimming State Tournament which will be held at New Trier next weekend.

  • Sophomore Colin Kingsley qualified by winning first place in the 500 freestyle with a time of 4:42.76 and second place 200 free--1:44.74
  • Junior Oliver Akintade also qualified by winning the 100 breaststroke with a time of 59.39
  • Junior Luke Lanigan qualified after taking first place in the 200 freestyle in 1:43.56; second place 100 free --47.27.
  • third place--200 free relay and third place--400 free relay

Highland Park (245.50) took first place at their sectional meet, Mundelein (215) took second, and Lake Forest (193.5) took third.  The rest of the field consisted of: Deerfield (150), Warren (129.50), Libertyville (124.50), Vernon Hills (115), and Zion Benton (53)

The State Meet will be held on Friday-Saturday, February 22-23 at New Trier High School. 
Additional Information can be found here.

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Lake Forest 64 -Buffalo Grove 39

Varsity Girls Basketball show off their Regional Championship trophy

Congratulations to the Scouts, who claimed a Regional title with a convincing win over Buffalo Grove by a score of 64-39.  The Scouts tied a school record with 25 wins and now are 25-7 for the season.

Ellie Pearson led the offense with 16 points.  Halle Douglass added 11 points, 8 rebounds, 9 assists, 3 steals and 4 blocks.  Grace Tirzmalis had 10 points, Molly Fisher with 9 and Lilly Trkla had 7.  Finola Summerville contributed 9 points, 6 rebounds, 4 assists, and 3 steals.  Summerville also is a three-point showdown advancer for Lake Forest.

The Scouts advance to the Sectional Semi-finals vs Libertyville at Libertyville HS on February 19 at 7:00 PM.


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Lake Forest 50 - Warren 31

The Scouts defeated Warren 50-31 and improved to 24-7 to advance to the Regional Championship, which will be held at LFHS on Thursday, February 14 at 7:00 PM. 

Congratulations to Grace Tirzmalis, who scored her 1000th career point while leading the offense with 24 points and 5 rebounds.  Halle Douglass had 9 assists, 6 rebound and 4 steals.  Olivia Witte had 5 rebounds and Ellie Pearson had 4. 

In addition to the win,  congratulations go out to the award winners for the NSC from the Scouts which include:
All-Conference and Player of the Year for the NSC to Halle Douglass.
All-Conference to Grace Tirzmalis.
Honorable Mention AC to Finola Summerville.
Sportsmanship Award to Lilly Trkla.

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