A Message from the Everett Principal . . .

Co-grant writers, DPM student Gabe Hense and EV Third grade teacher Ms. Karyn Lukas accept LDA grant award from community donors, Mr. and Mrs. Blatz, in honor of their son, Daniel

Dear Everett Families,

Thank you, LDA! Several Everett classrooms received a surprise visit from Mrs. Pamela Hense, representing the Lake Forest-Lake Bluff LDA “Make a Difference” Grant Committee” along with her son, Gabe, a former Everett Eagle!, to learn the wonderful news that their LDA Grant requests were awarded! We are so pleased to announce the names of the following Everett faculty members and students, our honored LDA grant recipients:

Mrs. Amy Fiore, Special Education Teacher: Lumina Mobile Room Dividers and Imagination Station Dry Erase Tables

Ms. Karyn Lukas, Third Grade Teacher, and her former student, Gabe Hense: Literature with themes about accepting differences

Mrs. Jill VanDerveer, Third Grade Teacher: Self-Calming Tool Kits

Tech Coach Mrs. Amy Lamberti, Fourth Grade Teacher Mrs. Amanda Antell and fourth graders Abbie Grommon, Matthew Chabraja, Ella Rubenstein, Lucas Kroner, and Katelyn Heydorn: Twixt stools and Zenergy Ball Chairs

The Lake Forest-Lake Bluff Learning Disabilities/Differences Association (LDA) is a non-profit organization where parents, educators and professionals come together to support, educate and provide resources for our children and each other. Sincere thanks to LDA for their incredible generosity and support to our students, teachers and school community. We are so appreciative of these incredible educational gifts and truly value you as our partners in education! Congratulations to all of our LDA Grant award recipients!

Happy weekend!

Angela Sopko, Ed. D.


This letterĀ is reprinted in part with permission from Everett Newsletter by Angela Sopko, Ed. D., February 2017