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LFHS student perfects skills using Chinese yo-yo, empowers others

April 3, 2019 by Alyssa Groh, Editor Life & Arts, The Arts

They say if at first you don’t succeed, try again. That was the case for Lake Forest High School senior Allen Chiu. 

When Chiu was 8 years old, his grandmother returned from Taiwan and brought him a gift — a Chinese yo...

Team effort puts on ‘Footloose’ at LBMS

by Alyssa Groh, Editor Life & Arts, The Arts

Nearly 60 percent of Lake Bluff Middle School came together to put on the production of “Footloose” Friday-Saturday April 12-13, which also landed on the 74th anniversary of the school’s first musical production. 

For...

10 Lake Forest, Lake Bluff schools featured in Emerging Artist exhibit at The Gallery

by Alan P. Henry, Freelance Reporter Life & Arts, The Arts

Claude Monet was 5 when he knew he wanted to be an artist. Pablo Picasso started figure drawing and oil painting lessons when he was 7. By 9 years old, he’d finished his first painting and entered Barcelona’s School of Fine Arts at 13...

LFHS student films showcase resources, issues facing the Great Lakes

by Alan P. Henry, Freelance Reporter Life & Arts, The Arts

Lake Forest High School held a Great Lakes Film Festival in conjunction with Lake Forest Open Lands on Saturday to honor environmental science class students who made short videos as a means to raise awareness of the Great Lakes as a vibrant...