COVID testing for Delaware teachers begins

As educators gear up for the return to school, they’ll be taking tests themselves — COVID-19 ones, anyway. The state has released 11,000 links to at-home tests for educators across the state as many look toward a Sept. 8 start date. Lake Forest School District — which will start school the day after Labor Day […]

Lake Forest board votes for post-Labor Day start

FELTON — Lake Forest School District has joined numerous others in amending its school calendar to allow for more prep time, as school leadership across the state gear up for a year colored by coronavirus. At a brief school board meeting Thursday, the board voted unanimously to delay the start of school for students until […]

Lucas ready to take helm of Lake Forest School District

FELTON — During his 20 years in the Marine Corps, Steven Lucas said he developed a love of education. That love has eventually led him to the helm of the Lake Forest School District, where he’ll begin his tenure as superintendent come July. “I really believe strongly that Lake Forest is the best choice,” Dr. […]

Lake Forest School District appoints new superintendent

FELTON — Lake Forest School District will be under new leadership beginning this summer, after the board voted to appoint a new superintendent Thursday night. Dr. Steven Lucas will step into the role of superintendent beginning July 1. “I am thrilled and humbled to have been selected as the next superintendent of Lake Forest Schools,” […]

Dover, Lake Forest formulate graduation ceremony plans

Plans on how to tackle the biggest event in high school are still being released, with districts addressing what is typically a uniformly traditional event in creative ways. For some, that includes trying to re-create the hallmarks of a traditional ceremony, but with coronavirus caveats. “We surveyed our senior class and out of 222 responses, […]

UD research center assists Lake Forest in search for new superintendent

FELTON — Despite the challenges posed by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the interview process for new leadership in the top position in the Lake Forest School District continues, with slight modifications. In March, the school board announced that it would work with Delaware Academy of School Leadership, of the University of Delaware, to find its […]

Lake Forest to work with UD in superintendent search

FELTON — After voting against renewing the contract of its superintendent, the Lake Forest school board will search for a successor with the assistance of Delaware Academy of School Leadership, of the University of Delaware. DASL is a professional development, policy and research center in UD’s College of Education and Human Development. The Lake Forest […]

Lake Forest to partner with UD for superintendent search

NEWARK — After the Lake Forest school board voted to end its contract with its superintendent in December, the board will work with the University of Delaware’s Delaware Academy of School Leadership to tap a successor. Members of the DASL team will work with the board and the Lake Forest Human Resources Department to advertise […]

Carney visits Opportunity Funding recipients at Lake Forest school

FELTON — In a Lake Forest Central Elementary School classroom, history came to life as a group of students read a play aloud, taking on personas of NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson, scientist and inventor George Washington Carver and U.S. Army chairman Gen. Colin Powell. In the audience on Wednesday, seated alongside them, was Gov. John […]

Lake Forest High students weigh in on food drive

FELTON — For 10 Lake Forest High School students, the start of school on Wednesday included some heavy lifting — more than 3,000 pounds of food. “We honestly did not think that we would even hit 1,000 [pounds],” noted Mackenzie Miller, a junior who spearheaded the drive. “It’s crazy the amount we had.” Donations will […]