Lake Forest Schools Watch















1.  Controversial Superintendent Michael Simeck chooses, and the Board of Education approves         Chala Holland as new 2015 LFHS District # 115 Principal despite overwhelming community opposition. 

     Daily North Shore

     “Major Culture Shift” at LFHS? (May 25, 2015)
     Full Crowd at LFHS Board Meeting (May 26, 2015)
     LFHS Extends Principal Search (May 26, 2015)
     LF Principal Search:  Questions & Answers (May 31, 2015—Excellent Synopsis)
     Holland Hired After Tense Meeting (June 10, 2015)
     LFHS Board Oks Principal Contract (June 10, 2015)


     Daily North Shore "Letters to the Editor"

     Questioning LFHS Principal Search (May 21, 2015, 111 Comments)

​     "Let LF Principal Search Take its Course (May 24, 2015, 16 Comments)

​     Support for LFHS Principal Candidate (May 25, 2015, 5 Comments)

​     "Whites Like Me" (May 25, 2015, 24 Comments)

​     Why was Record Scrubbed? (May 26, 2015, 9 Comments)

​     Comparing Principal Resumes (May 28, 2015, 3 Comments)

     Questioning Liability in Principal Search (June 7, 2015, 6 Comments)

     No FOIA, No Answers at LFHS (June 9, 2015, 3 Comments)

     Why this Candidate for LFHS? (June 9, 2015, 1 Comment)

     LF Board:  Consider Lessons of the Past (June 9, 2015, 1 Comment)

​     Tell the Whole Story (July 3, 2015,16 Comments REMOVED FROM DNS WEBSITE)

     LFHS Principal:  Letter to Parents (July 8, 2015, 1 Comment)

     


     Chicago Tribune     

     District 115 calls for special board meeting to hire new principal (May 25, 2015)

​     LFHS delays principal approval after parent backlash (May 26, 2015)

     District 115 votes 5-1 to hire controversial principal (June 15, 2015)


     Change.org Petition to Remove Chala Holland from LFHS Principal Pool (signed by 745 with comments)


     Lake Forest Schools Watch Youtube

     Youtube link for the June 9, 2015 meeting.
     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CUKE2a_jA0U


​2.  Board of Education Approves New Teacher Contract July 15, 2015

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