The Lake Forest District 67 School Board will meet in executive session on Feb. 1 to hear a presentation of attorney Ronald Safer’s independent investigation into the Deer Path Middle School sexting scandal and to discuss “matters related to the appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance or dismissal of a School District employee; probable or imminent litigation.”
Police & Fire
The Lake Forest Fire Department is hosting a blood drive on Monday, Jand 30 from 7 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
With the help of all 17 players on the Lake Forest College Men’s Basketball roster, forward Nathan Batemanâ€™s philosophy about limitless possibilities led the Foresters to break their historical 1915-16 winning streak of 14.
District 67 Board Vice President John Julian said the outside review by independent counsel Ronald Safer
is complete and that it will be presented in the near future to the ad hoc sub-committee that’s charged with overseeing the review of the DPM scandal and how the school board handled it.
Police continue to advise Lake County residents to be careful about allowing strangers into their homes due to an increase of “ruse burglaries” in the area. One took place in Lake Zurich and while another ruse burglary was attempted in Vernon Hills on Nov. 28.
Lake Forest District 67 Board of Education announced Ronald Safer as the independent council hired to investigate the Deer Path Middle School principal incident at Tuesday’s Board of Education meeting.
Lake Forest D-67 is hosting a community forum at 5 p.m. at LFHS West Campus. If you can’t make it, visit GazeboNews for live updates. Or watch a tape of it Wednesday on LFTV-Channel 17
At approximately 4:34 a.m., on Friday, Nov. 25, a resident called police for an activated burglar alarm. During the subsequent investigation police discovered several homes had been burglarized on Carroll Road and Symphony Street. Two 19-year-olds were each charged with one count of Attempted Residential Burglary; two counts of Residential Burglary; Theft Over; Possession of Stolen Property.
One of many questions arising from the Deer Path Middle School sexting scandal is: Who submitted the Freedom of Information Act request to Gurnee? The follow-up–and more importantâ€”question is why?