November 2019
The LPEF newsletter is a monthly publication highlighting LPEF activities and upcoming events.
For questions, comments, or more information, please contact Becky Wyatt, executive director of LPEF, at rwyatt@lphs.org or 630-295-5264.
Spirit of Excellence Award Nominations
The LPEF is accepting nominations for this year's Spirit of Excellence awards. The Spirit of Excellence Awards were established to support and recognize the accomplishments of Lake Park alumni, students and staff.
 
Parents and community members may nominate Lake Park alumni, graduating seniors, faculty members, and staff members for these prestigious awards. Please visit the Spirit of Excellence Awards website for the nomination guidelines and forms. Alumni nominations are due Friday, November 29, 2019 . Student and staff nominations are due  Monday, January 13, 2020.

If you have questions regarding the nomination process or the awards, contact Becky Wyatt, executive director of the LPEF, at  (630) 295-5264  or via  email .
Night of Fine Dining & Theatre
Tickets on Sale
Join us on Friday, December 13, 2019 for a wonderful evening enjoying an elegant winter tasting menu prepared by our culinary students, a silent auction, and reserved seating for the Lake Park production of A Christmas Story

The evening starts at 5:00 p.m. with dinner and the silent auction, followed by the play at 7:30 p.m. at Lake Park's East Campus. Tickets are on sale now! You can purchase tickets online here .

We are currently soliciting for silent auction items. Please visit the Night of Fine Dining & Theatre website  for more information on donating to the silent auction and the event.
2018-2019 LPEF Annual Report
The LPEF is thankful for the support from Lake Park staff, parents, retirees, local businesses and the community.

We hope that you will enjoy reading the 2018-2019 Annual Report highlighting the various ways the Foundation has assisted the students, faculty, staff, and members of the Lake Park community over the past 30 years. As the Foundation celebrates its 30-year anniversary, it remains committed to making a difference at Lake Park High School, and in doing this we celebrate those whose generosity has allowed us to continue providing quality opportunities and educational experiences in support of this mission.

The 2018-2019 Annual Report is available on the LPEF’s website and hard copies are available by request.
Giving Tuesday
Tuesday, December 3, 2019
Join the global movement of giving back by making a  donation to LPEF . On the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, Black Friday, and Cyber Monday, give back to help others within the Lake Park community achieve! 
 
The Foundation and the Robotics Club have partnered to grow robotics at Lake Park. This Giving Tuesday we are raising funds and starting the process to host our first annual Lake Park High School Robotics competition, slated for November 2020. Learn more  here  about the sponsorship opportunities available for the  LPEF & Robotics Partnership .
 
Your donation helps students achieve their dreams and teachers fulfill their aspirations. All donations to the LPEF go directly to the staff, students and community at Lake Park!
Lake Park Educational Foundation Celebrating 30 Years!
Thank you for all your support over the last 30 years!

Because of your involvement, the Foundation has provided:
  • Over $200,000 in college scholarships
  • Over $140,000 in innovative teacher grants
  • Over $20,000 in emergency support for students with financial need
  • Creation of the Spirit of Excellence awards, Memorial Garden, Robotics Partnership, TAP Partnership, RYLA (Rotary Youth Leadership) scholarships

Join us in continuing to grow the impact on Lake Park students' lives!
Ways to Get Involved with LPEF
Lake Park HS Educational Foundation | 630-295-5264 | rwyatt@lphs.org | www.lphs.org/foundation