News + Events

Tuesday, February 4
DPM Auditorium

Please join us to learn the features of iPhone, iPad and Mac to help you become more aware of how you and your children use devices. Apple experts will take you through Family Sharing, Screen Time and parental controls to encourage online safety and to help parents manage what their kids see and do with their devices.

Read more about Apple Informational Parent Night

January 14-16

Third Grade:  Steve Schindler, an expert on all things reptilian, will help students get up close and personal with live reptiles (and a few amphibians!) in Reptomania.

Fourth Grade:  Mad Science is doing a presentation on polymers.  Students discover the chemical and physical properties of plastics. They explore the plethora of physics principles that play a role in our daily lives.

January 21 & 22

K-2 Assembly at each school: Smarty Pants is presenting Smarty in Space: A Big Balloon Odyssey.  Students will learn how our space program got started, and about the original rockets that first traveled into space, as well as all about the planets of our solar system, all through the fun of balloons.

Check your school calendars for specific dates.

Sponsored by the APT and funded by the Spirit of 67 Foundation.

Read more about Visiting Scientist Program

Tool used to view menus, nutrition and allergen informationWe are pleased to announce that Quest Food Management Services will be launching a state of the art platform to your cafes on January 13, 2020.  This platform will bring menu planning, nutrition data, and real time information to your fingertips.

The web platform will be accessible through and can also be downloaded free for iOS devices through the Apple Store and for android devices through Google Play.  Just search for FD MealPlanner in the app store.

Read more about New Tool from Quest for Menus, Nutrition and Allergen Information

Girls on the Run is a group for Sheridan girls in 3rd or 4th grade that practices 2 days a week after school and is a great way to hang out with your friends, get in shape, and learn about yourself! At each practice there is a snack, warm-up activity, a physically active portion, discussion, and cool-down.
The spring season begins March 31, 2020.
Practices will be on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2:50-4:15 at Sheridan. The cost is $205 and scholarships are available. If you are interested, please register Girls on the Run-Chicago using this registration link. Registration is open through 2/14/20.

Read more about Girls on the Run at Sheridan for 3rd/4th Graders

The registration process for Preschool and Kindergarten in District 67 will be open in early February. Students who turn age 5 before September 1, 2020, are eligible to register for Kindergarten.  Students ages 3-5, and not registering for Kindergarten, are eligible to register for the Community Learners (COL) Preschool housed at Sheridan Elementary School.  All students must reside in Lake Forest.  Parent Information Meetings will be held for each program as follows:

COL Preschool Parent Information Meeting
January 28th, 9:30-10:15 a.m.  
Sheridan Elementary, 1360 N. Sheridan Road

Kindergarten Parent Information Meetings
February 6th, 6:15-7:15 p.m.
Parents should attend the Kindergarten meeting at their home school

Online pre-registration will open February 6th for Preschool and Kindergarten Registration. Please contact Dr. Michelle Shinn (847-604-7440) with questions regarding registration. 

Read more about D67 Registration for Preschool and Kindergarten - 2020-2021 School Year

spirit grant day with students and teachders receiving awardsOur mission is every student, every school, every day. To that end, we provided the funding, $178,930, for 34 grants to enhance the educational experiences for our kids. Click on this link to scroll through the document listing the grants awarded. We literally couldn't do this without your support. Thank you to our record number of donor families who show up to events, pledge support and believe in this cause as much as we do!

To view grants from previous school years, please visit the Spirit website.

Read more about Spirit Grants - 2019-2020 School Year