Under the Oak
A Lake Forest Country Day School Community Podcast sharing stories about our School community and beyond that are sure to delight and inspire.
info_outline Under the Oak Ep. 05: Women in Leadership 04/08/2022
Under the Oak Ep. 05: Women in Leadership March was Women's History Month, and we thought it was a great opportunity to create an episode centered on 'Women in Leadership.' To help us with this conversation, we enlisted Madeleine Heide, Superintendent at Asociacion Escuelas Lincoln, and Sara Walsh, Head of Early Childhood and Lower School here at LFCDS.
info_outline Under the Oak Ep. 04: Chris Ramaekers, Director of the Lake Forest Civic Orchestra 02/28/2022
Under the Oak Ep. 04: Chris Ramaekers, Director of the Lake Forest Civic Orchestra This theme of this month's episode is 'Arts in Education'. We are thrilled to be joined by Mrs. Erika Brown-Thomas, Grade 8 choir student Christina, and Chris Ramaekers, Director of the Lake Forest Civic Orchestra. Enjoy!
info_outline Under the Oak Ep. 03: The Re-Enrollment Episode 01/26/2022
Under the Oak Ep. 03: The Re-Enrollment Episode This week's episode is not like any other episode, because, if you can believe it, it is re-enrollment season here at LFCDS. Today we have the pleasure of speaking with Lisa Horstmann, Associate Director of Enrollment at LFCDS, siblings Sam and Ellie, who are new students to our School, and Erby Mitchell, Dean of Admission and Financial Aid at The Hotchkiss School in Lakeville, CT.
info_outline Under the Oak Ep. 02: Marge Hamm, Director of Bears Care 12/16/2021
Under the Oak Ep. 02: Marge Hamm, Director of Bears Care Recorded just before Winter break, the theme of today's episode is "giving back". We chat with Grade 6 students Alex S. and Talyah O. about the LFCDS Toy Drive, faculty members Nan Caldwell and Greg McDonough who spearhead the community service program here at LFCDS, and Marge Hamm, Director of Bears Care, the charitable arm of the Chicago Bears.
info_outline Under the Oak Ep. 01: John Melton, Head of School Elect 11/23/2021
Under the Oak Ep. 01: John Melton, Head of School Elect Recorded just before Thanksgiving break, this episode includes a conversation with Grade 2 student and poetry competition winner Madeline H., LFCDS faculty member Lukas Christianson, and our Head of School Elect, John Melton.
info_outline LFCDS Community Podcast 16 - Michael Walsh 05/28/2020
LFCDS Community Podcast 16 - Michael Walsh Prior to the nation-wide shelter-in-place order due to the Covid-19 Pandemic, Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital's Dr. Michael Walsh was named the LFCDS David Genger Scientist in Residence for the 2019-2020 school year. This interview was recorded in anticipation of his visit, which will be rescheduled upon our return to campus. We are excited that we will have the opportunity to learn from Dr. Walsh in the coming months, and in the meantime, we hope you enjoy his fascinating talk with Pete Moore.
info_outline LFCDS Community Podcast 7 - Cece Dean Gottman and Lauren Barry Fairchild 12/10/2019
LFCDS Community Podcast 7 - Cece Dean Gottman and Lauren Barry Fairchild
info_outline LFCDS Community Podcast 5 - Catherine Steiner-Adair 10/30/2019
LFCDS Community Podcast 5 - Catherine Steiner-Adair Author of the Big Disconnect: Protecting Childhood and Family Relationships in the Digital Age, Catherine Steiner-Adair talks with Pete just before her visit with students and faculty at LFCDS, and her presentation as part of our Speaker Series.