Articles filed under Lake Park High School District 108

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  • Why DuPage voters rejected property tax hikes Apr 11, 2013 9:21 AM
    Several DuPage County school districts were licking their wounds Wednesday after voters defeated requests for more money to build a new school in Oak Brook, an early childhood center in Wheaton and an indoor pool at Lake Park. Here’s what went wrong.

  • Voters sink Lake Park pool plan Apr 10, 2013 2:54 PM
    An attempt to build an indoor swimming pool at Lake Park High School once again has been sunk by voters. With all 45 precincts reporting, unofficial totals show 4,329 votes against and 3,698 votes in favor of the proposal to borrow $8 million to build the facility at the Roselle school’s east campus.

  • Dist. 108 voters to decide fate of pool proposal Apr 1, 2013 9:29 AM
    The idea of building an indoor swimming pool at Lake Park High School keeps rising to the surface, despite multiple failed attempts over the last two decades. This time, however, an organized group of residents and parents is hoping to convince Lake Park High School District 108 voters to support an indoor pool by emphasizing that the facility would be used for much more than high school athletics. "I think a major difference is the fact that the school has committed to having the pool available for use by the community," said Lisa Gregor, president of People for a Pool.

  • Endorsement: Yes to Lake Park pool questions Mar 24, 2013 5:00 AM
    The Daily Herald recommends voting yes on Lake Park High School District 108's requests to build and operate a swimming pool.

  • Endorsements: Adachi, Briggs, Denson, DeWaele for Lake Park Dist. 108 board Mar 20, 2013 2:17 PM
    The Daily Herald endorses Claire Adachi, Judy Briggs, Doug Denson and Keri DeWaele for Lake Park High School Dist. 108 school board.

  • Keri DeWaele: Candidate Profile Feb 22, 2013 6:38 PM
    Candidate information for Keri DeWaele, running for Lake Park High School District 108 School Board (4-year Terms)

  • Doug Denson: Candidate Profile Feb 22, 2013 6:38 PM
    Candidate information for Doug Denson, running for Lake Park High School District 108 School Board (4-year Terms)

  • Raymond Kubalewski: Candidate Profile Feb 22, 2013 6:38 PM
    Candidate information for Raymond Kubalewski, running for Lake Park High School District 108 School Board (4-year Terms)

  • Claire Adachi: Candidate Profile Mar 13, 2013 6:54 PM
    Candidate information for Claire Adachi, running for Lake Park High School District 108 School Board (4-year Terms)

  • Judy Briggs: Candidate Profile Apr 2, 2013 12:44 PM
    Candidate information for Judy Briggs, running for Lake Park High School District 108 School Board (4-year Terms)

  • Tax increase questions on several DuPage ballots Feb 10, 2013 8:00 AM
    Voters in several DuPage County communities will weigh in this spring on an array of ballot questions from governmental entities, including five that are seeking more tax money.

  • Lake Park residents will vote on pool in April Jan 9, 2013 5:03 AM
    Amid applause from a group called People for a Pool, the Lake Park High School board of education passed two measures Tuesday in Roselle that will ask voters whether to raise taxes to build and maintain a pool at the East Campus. “The board is committed to a balanced budget,” said Superintendent Lynne Panega. “It's unfortunate we don't have the finances in-house. So we hare going to have to look to our taxpayers to weigh in on this.”

  • Lake Park students pitch to ‘Shark Tank’ winner Dec 17, 2012 3:50 PM
    U.S. Marine Corps combat vet and entrepreneur Rob Dyer visited Lake Park High School in Roselle this month to hear marketing students' ideas for his nutritional drink, RuckPack. And Dyer knows a thing or two about successful marketing: he appeared last month on ABC's reality show "Shark Tank" and earned $150,000 for his product.

  • Fundraiser set for Roselle fire victims Dec 7, 2012 2:36 PM
    A fundraiser is scheduled Wednesday, Dec. 12, for a single mother whose Roselle rental home was destroyed by fire just days after she moved in. "I have never been more devastated in 56 years of life," fire victim Donna Rozycki said.

  • Lake Park senior collects 700 bags of food for charity Nov 16, 2012 5:13 PM
    Lake Park High School senior Michael Amerlan has been gearing up all fall for what he calls "food drive season." The Itasca teen normally competes in track and field in the spring, but when late autumn comes he gears up for a different kind of contest: trying to collect the most food for charity as the holidays approach. This year, he's collected roughly 700 bags.

  • Roselle police seek leads in false Lake Park bomb threat Nov 14, 2012 5:01 PM
    Lake Park High School officials said police haven't found anything dangerous so far at the school's east campus, following multiple bomb threats made by phone just before 9 a.m. today. The school was safely evacuated and classes are canceled for the day.

  • Lake Park High School considering pool for East Campus Oct 17, 2012 9:33 AM
    Lake Park High School officials are revisiting the possibility of adding a pool to the school's East Campus. Superintendent Lynne Panega said the issue has been discussed in previous years, but it re-emerged last month because Lake Park's swim and dive teams are displaced from College of DuPage — their home site — due to construction until February 2014.

  • Fans basking in Ryder Cup afterglow Oct 7, 2012 8:00 AM
    It's been a week now and still fans are comparing pictures, sharing stories, and showing off souvenirs from the 39th annual Ryder Cup that came to Medinah County Club. Few people can put their finger on the one thing that made the golf tournament so special, but many agree it was the experience of a lifetime.

  • Ryder Cup volunteers: A once-in-a-lifetime deal Sep 11, 2012 5:37 AM
    Thousands of people are coming from thoughtout the suburbs, the state and other countries to volunteer for the 2012 Ryder Cup at Medinah Country Club. They come for myriad reasons, but most agree its a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity despite the $235 uniform tab. “It’s clothes with the Ryder Cup logo that I probably would have bought anyway,” said volunteer Jerry Gordon.

  • Lake Park Lancer Joust is marching bands’ first big test Sep 8, 2012 10:59 PM
    The 34th annual Lake Park Lancer Joust is a marching band festival, but everyone involved knows there's much more to the event than stepping across a football field. "You get a lot of goose bumps. ... You can tell at the end if it's a good show by how everyone is smiling," said Becky Steele, drum major of the Waubonsie Valley High School marching Warriors.

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