FMP eyeglasses drive meets global need

Shana Jose, Perspective Editor

March 17, 2020

If you or you know someone who wears eyeglasses, you must know how important they are to daily life. Now imagine being so poor, and unable to afford them. Not being able to afford them, means not being able to see clearly. T...

Dance Ensemble spring show a work in progress

Shana Jose, Perspective Editor

March 17, 2020

When the Perspective went to press, Dance Ensemble was preparing for their annual spring showcase in the West Campus auditorium mid-April.  It is unknown at present what will happen with it, but the skill, drive and determ...

New superintendent to lead LP this fall

Sahana Garrett, Perspective Editor

January 24, 2020

Lake Park High School District 108 Board of Education has unanimously voted to appoint Dr. Jeff Feucht as the district’s new superintendent effective July 1, 2020. Dr. Feucht has served Assistant Superintendent for Educational...

High school students face new graduation requirement

Jay Harrison, Staff Reporter

January 24, 2020

Students in Illinois face a new graduation requirement. One semester of civics or government class was implemented into the twenty two credit hours for graduation starting this year. At Lake Park, students decipher between...

Science fair does volunteer work

Yomna Ibrahim, Perspective Editor

January 24, 2020

Every year, Lake Park’s Future Medical Professionals are given the opportunity to judge a group of 7th graders’ science projects at St. Walters. Sponsored by Mrs. Lovelace-Birk, the Future Medical Professionals club requires...

Assistant principal introduces new student-focused projects

Anishi Patel, Staff Writer

October 14, 2019

This year, Lake Park welcomes Ebony Baker into the new position of assistant principal of student development.  Her main focus will be program initiatives for college and career planning and social-emotional supports for stud...

Children’s classic play to take the stage at LP

Alexis Abbott & Sophie Rimer, Contributing Writers

October 4, 2019

This year, Lake Park's Children’s Play is an adaptation of the classic children’s book, Miss Nelson is Missing by Harry Allard and James Marshall.  Miss Nelson is the nicest teacher in the whole school, but she just ...

Former activites director takes on principal duties

Sahana Garrett, Perspective Editor

October 3, 2019

This fall, there's been a new face occupying the principal's office. And now that it's October, our new principal has hit his stride. Dominic Manola was eager to start his career this year and share his dream of helping ...

Itasca to hold another public meeting over proposed recovery center

Jay Harrison, Perspective Editor

September 27, 2019

A scheduled Itasca meeting set to debate and discuss a potential mental health institute’s installation was rescheduled last week after a record turnout of people filled the forum beyond capacity.  On Wednesday, residents and concerned partie...

Support Our Troops drive calls for donations

May 15, 2019

This week, Lake Park is hosting a service drive for U.S. troops. Students can bring donations to their first hour course through Friday. The drive is for Operation Support Our Troops--America, an organization that sends care...