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East Lake Golf Outing Supports Military Families

East Lake Academy’s 21st annual golf outing, Supporting Our Military Heroes, took place on the beautiful late-summer morning of September 9th. Legend has it that it has never once rained on the ELA golf outing, and this year’s event was no exception. The scramble-style event was held at Deerfield Golf Course in Lake Forest and...
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East Lake Academy Presents Compass Pointing to Heaven!

This year, East Lake Academy is launching a new initiative for our families, Compass: Pointing to Heaven, a monthly series of family and spiritual enrichment events. Compass events will be held on the third Friday evening of each month at school. The goal of each Compass event at East Lake to provide a forum for...
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21st Annual East Lake Academy Golf Outing

East Lake Academy’s Annual Golf Outing “Supporting Our Military Heroes” On the morning of September 9th, 2022, East Lake Academy will hold its Twenty-first Annual Family & Friends Golf Outing at the Deerpath Golf Course in Lake Forest, Illinois. The shotgun event starts promptly at 8:00 a.m. (registration at 7:30 a.m.), and will finish by...
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East Lake Celebrates 20 Years!

On Friday, April 8th, East Lake Academy celebrated its 20th anniversary with a special anniversary liturgy celebrated by Bishop Jeffrey Grob and concelebrated by our chaplain, Fr. Andrew Kolenda as well as former East Lake chaplains Fr. Chad Everts, Fr. Joshua West and Fr. Matthew Kaderabek. The gym was full to capacity and the beautiful...
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Third Graders Present Wax Museum

The creative students in Ms. Gorman’s third grade class treated the school to an interactive wax museum experience as part of a recent assignment. As part of their Language Arts and Social Studies curriculums, the students were assigned to research a famous person using both internet and books and to write about their childhoods, adult...
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Roots to Wings: East Lake’s 20th Anniversary Gala Benefit

Roots to Wings, East Lake Academy’s 20th annual gala benefit, and the first in-person gala since 2019, takes place on Saturday April 9th. The always-popular gala is a great opportunity to support the school while socializing with other parents, teachers, staff and supporters of East Lake Academy. This year’s gala is particularly special as it...
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East Lake Hosts Young Alumni for Fellowship and Fun

On December 17th, East Lake Academy hosted its first-ever young alumni gathering at the school. Ms. Mendoza and Mr. and Mrs. Mishork sponsored the event which was attended by 21 graduates from the past four years. The attendees enjoyed games and refreshments and got a tour of the new facilities that have been added to...
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ELA 8th Graders are Leaders and Role Models

The mission of East Lake Academy is to build well-educated, well-formed disciples, men and women who will be the strong Catholic leaders of tomorrow. Our 8th graders exemplify those qualities both at school and in the community, and we consciously hold them up as role models for our younger students. They are leaders in saints...
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Saints Families Foster Bonds of Faith

Saints families, a venerable East Lake tradition that unites students and teachers across the school, has returned for the 2021-2022 school year. The surprise first session of the year took place on November 17th. Each of the students, teachers and staff members are assigned to a family named for a particular saint whose life and...
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