Friday, April 19, 2013
Lake Bluff Middle School students perform classic musical
Lake Bluff Middle School students will be performing the Rogers and Hammerstein version of Cinderella at 7:30 p.m. today and 2:30 p.m. Saturday at the school. Take a look at Patch’s photo gallery from dress rehearsal, see the show and let us know what you think. For complete Lake Forest News, sign up for our free newsletter,"like" us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter.
Monday, April 15, 2013
Between cast members, tech crew, set construction, props, costumes, makeup and other jobs, nearly two thirds of the student population of Lake Bluff Middle School is involved in the production.
The information below comes from Lake Bluff Middle School. The students of Lake Bluff Middle School will take audiences on a trip to a land of enchantment when they present Rodgers & Hammerstein’s timeless classic musical, Cinderella, on Friday and Saturday, April 19 and 20. Show times are Friday at 7:30 pm and Saturday at 2:00 pm at the school, 31 E. Sheridan Place in Lake Bluff. Premium seats are $20 each and are sold on a first come, first served basis. General seats are $10. Both types of tickets are available in advance by using a form available on the Middle School website at http://ms.lb65.org. General tickets are also on sale for $10 at Wisma, 24 E Scranton Ave. The sixth, seventh and eighth graders have been working on the show …
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Most after school and park activities in Lake Forest and Lake Bluff are cancelled. Regional basketball game postponed until Wednesday.
All after school activities for Lake Forest High School and the elementary schools in both Lake Forest and Lake Bluff have been cancelled today because of the snow storm including the Scouts Regional basketball tournament game in Lake Zurich. Those cancellations include the Lake Bluff District 65 School Board meeting, according to the District website. The Lake Bluff Park District has cancelled all events except the arts program, according to a spokesperson. The Village’s Recreation Center and Fitness center will close at 6 p.m. today. In Lake Forest, the Department of Parks and Recreation has called off all its programs today, according to Marketing Director Cathy Japuntich. At this time, Lake Forest High School, Deer Path Middle School …
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
Parents of incoming Lake Forest High School freshmen can schedule registration appointments now.
Curriculum Orientation Night for the parents of incoming Lake Forest High School freshmen will take place from 6 to 9 p.m. Jan. 23 at the East Campus, according to a news release from the school and information available on the District 115 website. Parents who have not already made their registration scheduling appointment online must do so on line before 11:55 p.m. Friday. Want more Lake Forest-Lake Bluff business news? Sign up for our free newsletter. At Curriculum Orientation Night, parents will get an overview from counselors about the registration process. The advisors will also share ideas for parents and students to select courses to build a four-year plan of study. In another segment of the night, teachers will present specific …
Sunday, December 16, 2012
The Lake Bluff Middle School Poms Squad is comprised of 6th and 7th graders.
The Lake Bluff Middle School Poms Squad scored 2nd place at the 13th Annual Hawthorn Spirit Invitation Competition held this past week. The team, whic is made up of 6th and 7th graders, is coached by Carly Quick and Angela Rogna. Congratulations, girls!
Monday, November 12, 2012
Students took part in a Mock Election which accurately predicted the outcome of the Presidential Election.
Lake Bluff Middle School students recently learned some important lessons about the importance of civic engagement – and accurately predicted the 2012 Presidential Election results to boot. The students took part in the school’s Mock Election, which has been taking place since Richard Nixon ran against George McGovern in 1972. The whole school got involved with the preparations for the election, with 6th grade social studies students handling voter registration (each student had to register to be allowed to vote). The 7th grade students ran the election – including handing out ballots, verifying signatures and supervising the polling place. Lastly, the 8th grade students conducted a mock debate, where they divided into two teams …
Saturday, July 28, 2012
Jenna Spanswick, new to town, is already creating an athletic legacy.
Jenna Spanswick became a star athlete for Lake Bluff Middle School before she ever attended a class. Spanswick, who competes in the 200-meter dash in the Junior Olympics starting Tuesday in Houston, moved to Lake Bluff with her family in June but she has been away a bit qualifying for the event. Participating in sprints and the long jump, Spanswick was the District champion in the 200 meter dash with a 27.73 clocking and finished second in the 100 (13.35) and long jump (13-1) June 23 in Waukesha, WI. A week later she improved her performance in two of the three events during the final qualifying event in Normal to earn a trip to the Junior Olympics. She logged a personal best 26.93 with a fourth place in the 200. She also placed sixth …
Monday, June 11, 2012
Resident shares his photos from Friday night's graduation ceremony.
Sunday, June 10, 2012
Resident shares his photos of Friday night's graduation ceremonies.
Sunday, June 10, 2012
Here is Lake Bluff Middle School's Class of 2012: Adam David Acker, Christina Margaret Alghini, Wil Audley, Branden Steven Babnik, Dylan Austin Bailey, Jaymes Carson Baker, Sierra Elizabeth Ballard, Quinton Jackson Baxter, Matthew Joseph Begley, Kate Isabella Bellino, "Thomas, III" Edison Belsanti, Allison Claire Bentz, Robert Erik Berg, Daria Alea Berman, Jasmine Danielle Boubas, Jonathan Patrick Bower, Linden Claire Briggs, Evan Lyle Burgett, David Butman, Brynn Lilly Carlson, Daniel Callery Carollo, and Jacob Thomas Castano. Emilee Rachel Weith Cho, Ryan Thomas Weith Cho, Evelyn Emily Cole, Seth Andrew Cole, Carson John Cook, Alejandra Cordova, William Plumb Curtiss, Hana Elson Danly, Joshua N. Diez, Abigayle Hope Doherty, Tucker …
Wednesday, May 23, 2012
Partner with North Shore United Way Youth Board Friday at Artesian Park.
Wednesday, May 23, 2012
North Shore United Way (NSUW) Youth Board is partnering with Lake Bluff Middle School for the second annual Walk-A-Thon on Friday (May 25) at Artesian Park in Lake Bluff. Students will be walking from 9:30-11:30 a.m., and again 1:30-3:30 p.m. The event is part of Lake Bluff Middle School’s health and wellness week, “One Life: Live Well", a community-wide campaign to raise awareness surrounding physical, mental and emotional wellness. Students will pledge to walk a specific number of laps around Artesian Park to help youth in crisis and encourage support from their friends and family members. Proceeds raised at the event will benefit the NSUW Youth Board. (see the attached flyer) For more news and updates from Lake Forest-Lake Bluff Patch…