The Spectator

Tips for enduring this long stretch

February 4, 2020

At Lake Forest Academy, we are fortunate enough to get a long three week winter break. Compared to other schools in the area, LFA’s breaks are substantially longer. As nice as this is, the biggest trade-off is not getting tedious...

On campus policy on marijuana

Nick Alutto

February 4, 2020

By Nick Alutto Managing Editor of A&E On January 1st, 2020, recreational marijuana was legalized for all people over the age of 21 in the state of Illinois. This change in legislation followed the lead of ten other states...

Legalization of marijuana in Illinois: impacts on LFA and beyond

Mia Walvoord

February 4, 2020

By Mia Walvoord Editor in Chief The use of medical marijuana for the treatment of certain neurological disorders and pain management is by no means a new phenomenon. The purchase of medical marijuana has been legalized in...

Other prep school’s policies on marijuana

Briana Murphy

February 4, 2020

Several states have legalized or begun the legalization process such as Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, and Illinois. The general public's attitude towards marijuana has...

Tips for driving safe in the winter

Mia Walvoord

December 9, 2019

By Mia Walvoord Editor-in-Chief Imagine: it’s winter time, you’re driving to school (probably blasting some seasonal music on the radio, of course) and you go to your brake as you go to make a turn, but your car does...

‘Tis the season for stress relief

December 9, 2019

By Audrey McGrail Managing Editor of News As is customary the week before winter finals, activities have been planned to bring the season’s festivities to LFA and to allow students to destress before exams. Such treats are to...

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