May 6, 2013
LFA’s Spring Gala Breaks the Million Dollar Mark
On May 4, more than 250 members of the Lake Forest Academy community gathered for the school’s 12th annual Spring Gala. Generosity abounded as all came together to raise a record-breaking $1.5 million.
March 5, 2013
Teachers Use Technology to ‘Teach from Afar’ While Snowbound
Snow day, schmow day. Though classes were not physically held on campus March 5, learning did not come to a screeching halt. Due to the anticipated dangerous driving conditions, Dr. Strudwick declared the day LFA’s first “Use our Technology for a Home/Dorm School Day”! Faculty were asked to use technology and be creative in delivering a "class" for students to complete at home or in their dorm. Teachers and students took advantage of a myriad of technologies available to them to connect remotely.
Here are just a few examples:
January 25, 2013
Alumnus Acts as Teacher for the Day
Matt Vaughn’s Economics classes were graced with a special guest this week as a visiting teacher. Bruce Anderson ’70 stopped by the Academy and took a turn at the head of the classroom as he shared with current students how the fluctuations in the economy and policy decisions affect his every day work as a financial advisor.
January 8, 2013
LFA Community Rises to the Challenge!
In December, Lake Forest Academy had two concurrent donor fundraising challenges, one presented to the alumni community and a second to the current parent community.