The LP Link is published bi-weekly during the school year to highlight the latest districtwide news and events at Lake Park High School.
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Upcoming Parent-Teacher Conferences
Online scheduler available until Wednesday, February 26.

Lake Park High School will host parent-teacher conferences on Thursday, February 27 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. These conferences provide parents/guardians with an opportunity to meet with teachers on an individual basis.

Students will have a shortened day of school and follow a SMART-day schedule, with dismissal at 12:08 p.m. for West Campus and 12:48 p.m. for East Campus.

Parents must use an electronic conference scheduler to register for conferences. Instructions and login credentials to access the online scheduler were mailed to families earlier this month. The scheduler will close on Wednesday, February 26 at 3:00 p.m.

For scheduling assistance during normal school hours, contact East Campus at (630) 529-1514 or West Campus at (630) 529-1516.
Class of 2020 Announcements
Families should review student's full legal name appearing on the LPHS diploma.

Lake Park High School commencement will be celebrated on Thursday, May 28, at the Sears Centre Arena in Hoffman Estates. Preparations for diplomas are being finalized to ensure that student names are spelled correctly according to legal birth certificates. Please take an opportunity to review the Home Access Center (HAC) to verify the spelling of your student's name by Friday, February 28:
  • Login to HAC.
  • Switch from the "home" screen to the registration screen by clicking on the "registration" icon.
  • Review your student's full legal name as it appears under the "Demographic" tab. Note: the printed name will appear on the diploma as "First name (Middle name - optional) Last name" unless requested otherwise.
  • Notify Lisa Smith, West Campus registrar, if any changes are required or an account needs to be established.
  • Additionally, please notify the registrar no later than Friday, May 1 if your student does not wish to participate in the commencement ceremony.


Seniors are encouraged to apply for a variety of scholarships that are listed on the district website. The Lake Park Educational Foundation alone will be granting 33 scholarships totaling over $27,000 to Lake Park students in the Class of 2020. Local community-based scholarship applications are available in the West Campus Counseling Office. Families are encouraged to review the upcoming deadlines and take advantage of these opportunities.
Illinois Science Assessment
Testing will be administered to juniors in science classes from March 9-11.

Beginning on Monday, March 9, Lake Park will administer the Illinois Science Assessment ( ISA) over the course of three days to all juniors at West Campus during their science class. In preparation for this three-part, online test, student s should bring their charged Chromebook, power cord, and a calculator to school each day.

The Illinois State Board of Education requires all public high schools to administer the ISA to students enrolled in grade 11. The test assesses students' understanding of the Next Generation Science Learning Standards in the areas of earth and space science, biology, and physics.

More information will be shared with students in science classes as the March 9-11 testing dates approach.
Winter Joust Competition
Enjoy the pageantry at West Campus on February 22.

Lake Park High School's Varsity Winter Guard unit will take center stage when the Midwest Color Guard Circuit hosts the Winter Joust at West Campus on Saturday, February 22 from 1:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. with awards to follow. The show will feature approximately 40 winter guard units from Illinois, Indiana and Wisconsin with Lake Park performing at approximately 6:30 p.m.

Winter Guard, called the "Sport of the Arts" is an indoor version of Color Guard that brings music to life through the use of set design, costuming, flags, sabers, rifles, other equipment as well as dance, interpretive movement and acting.

The entire performance schedule and ticket prices for the Winter Joust are available on the Midwest Color Guard Circuit website at www.midwestcolorguard.com.
Night at the Movies
Watch the true story of Olympian Jesse Owens during the 1936 Berlin Olympics.

In honor of World Languages Week (March 2-8), Lake Park's Social Studies and World Languages departments have teamed up to present the next installment in the "Night at the Movies" series.  This year's national theme for World Languages Week is "With languages, you are at home anywhere." 

Students, families and community members are invited to attend this semester's free screening on  Wednesday, March 4 at 6:00 p.m.  in the East Campus Dice Auditorium. 

The movie "Race" focuses on Olympian Jesse Owens during the 1936 Berlin Olympics, where while overcoming racism, Owens fights to prove he is the fastest man alive.  
State Spirit Marches, National Letter of Intent Signing
Lancer student athletes qualify for State competition and commit to college athletics.
     
Congratulations to individual State qualifiers who are competing this weekend:
IHSA Girls Gymnastics  in Palatine - Julia Kurek (12), a three-time State qualifier and two-time all conference, will compete on the uneven parallel bars. Julia Naronowicz (12), a two-time State qualifier, will compete on the floor exercise. Paula Naronowicz (10), a first time State qualifier, will compete on balance beam. Racquel Suhr (11), a first time State qualifier, will compete on balance beam and floor exercise. The girls gymnastics Head Coach is Lancer for Life Jake Luketin.

IHSA Boys Wrestling  in Champaign - Victor Rodriguez (12), took 4th place at the Conant Sectional meet and qualified for his first IHSA State Tournament. With a regular season record of 29-11, Victor will compete in the 220-pound weight division. The boys wrestling Head Coach is Mark Cameron.


National Letter of Intent Signing Ceremony :

Congratulations to Lancer student-athlete Anthony Beacom  who committed on Wednesday, February 5 to play football at  Northern Illinois University  Anthony and his family were honored during a ceremony on Friday, February 14 .

Officially a Huskie, Anthony joins the NIU football specialists team as a punter.
Lake Park Educational Foundation Golf Classic
Don't miss out: registration for the fundraiser at  TopGolf  Schaumburg closes February 28.

The Lake Park Educational Foundation will host this year's Golf Classic on Thursday, March 5 at the new TopGolf Schaumburg. This fun event will allow golfers of all skill levels to have a great time while raising funds for the LPEF's Robotics Partnership, new INCubator program and Emergency Needs Fund. The event includes 3 hours of unlimited golf, buffet dinner and soft drinks.

The cost is $75 per person up to 5 people. Or reserve a private bay for 6 golfers at $400. All golf bays are climate-controlled and include golf clubs and HDTVs. 

Sponsorship opportunities are available. Visit www.lphs.org/LPEFgolf for more information or to register.
Community Connection
Families invited to attend Glenbard Parent Series Workshops and Candidate Forum.

Through a continued partnership with Glenbard High School District 87,  Lake Park families are invited and welcome to attend the Glenbard Parent Series (GPS) Navigating Healthy Families. Programs are free and open to  the public; no registration is required.

Wednesday, February 26, 7:00 p.m. , Glenbard East High School
In advance of the March 17 General Primary, the  League of Women Voters of Roselle/ Bloomingdale  will sponsor a Candidate Forum on  Sunda y,  February 23 at 1:00 p.m.
in the East Campus Dice Auditorium. Candidates running in contested races for the 8th Congressional and 45th Representative Districts as well as the DuPage County Auditor, Circuit Court Clerk, and Recorder have been invited to attend. 

This free event provides voters to meet, ask questions and learn more about the credentials and platforms of these candidates.  Doors will open at 12:45 p.m. with the moderated candidates' forum consisting of questions submitted by the audience and the League, beginning promptly at 1:00 p.m. This public forum is scheduled to end at 3:15 p.m. with time after to "meet and greet" candidates until 4:00 p.m. 

Important Dates:
Feb 21          Freshman Honor Roll Assembly
Feb 22         Winter Joust
Feb 24           Board of Education Meeting
Feb 25           Winter Choral Concert
Feb 27         SMART Day Schedule 
Feb 27         Parent-Teacher Conferences
Feb 28         Institute Day (Student non-attendance)
Mar 02         Casimir Pulaski Day (Student non-attendance)
Mar 04           Night at the Movies: "Race"
Mar 05          LPEF Golf Classic - TopGolf
Mar 05          Spring Band Concert
Mar 9-11      Illinois Science Assessment
Mar 13         Quarter Ends

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