• Junie B. Jones, played by Jessica Surprenant (center), shows off her new journal during Citadel Theatre’s production of “Junie B. Jones The Musical” Feb. 10 at Gorton Community Center. Alyssa Groh/22nd Century Media

    ‘Junie B. Jones The Musical’ helps students tackle challenges

    February 19, 2019 By Alyssa Groh, Editor Life & Arts, The Arts
    Things don’t always seem to go as planned for Junie B. Jones, but somehow she figures things out and learns to roll with the punches.
  • Lake Forest's Grace Tirzmalis contains Libertyville's Abigail Frea in the Scouts' 66-53 win in a sectional semifinal game Tuesday, Feb. 19, in Libertyville. (Photos by Gary Larsen/22nd Century Media)

    Girls Basketball: 14-0 burst keys Scouts' record 26th win

    February 20, 2019 By Gary Larsen, Freelance Reporter Sports, High School

    Good players hope and better players believe. But great players feel the way Lake Forest’s Halle Douglass did during the Scouts’ IHSA Class 4A

  • Chris Morehead was placed on administrative leave after allegedly stealing money from LFHS. Photo Submitted.

    UPDATE: Arrested LFHS official tells police he was ‘borrowing’ money, is placed on administrative leave

    February 19, 2019 By Alyssa Groh, Editor News, Breaking, Police-Fire, City, School
    The assistant athletic director at Lake Forest High School, Christopher J. Morehead, 56, of Vernon Hills, admitted to taking $2,280 in cash from the school’s intramural sports account, and as a result, was placed on administrative leave, according to records from the Lake Forest Police Department obtained via a Freedom of Information Act Request.
  • Lake Forest junior Chase Waggoner fights for control in a match at the IHSA state finals, where he finished 2-2 over Friday-Saturday, Feb. 14-16, in Champaign, Ill. (Photos by Doulgas Cottle/PhotoNews)

    Wrestling: Waggoner’s ‘redemption’ story ends with 2 state wins

    February 17, 2019 By Steve Millar, Freelance Reporter Sports, High School

    CHAMPAIGN - Lake Forest junior Chase Waggoner thought his season ended when he finished fourth at the IHSA Class 2A Lakes Regional, one spot shy of advancing to a sectional.

  • First-grader Ryland Grum (left), and his mom Vanessa, participate in a group dance at the annual Heart Challenge Feb. 12 at Lake Bluff Elementary School. Ryland Grum had three open heart surgeries before he was 4 years old. Alyssa Groh/22nd century media

    LB student opens up about heart condition, LBES raises money for American Heart Association

    February 18, 2019 By Alyssa Groh, Editor News, School
    Vanessa and Ben Grum were thrilled to welcome their first child, Ryland, to the world, but two days later they felt blindsided.