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Principal's Message


It is with great excitement that I begin my seventh year as principal here at Lake Park School. I live in Yorkville with my wife and two children. I have lived and worked in the western suburbs for my entire life so I am very familiar with the Addison community. I’ve been in the field of education for the last twenty three years and have spent approximately 10 years of my career as a classroom teacher and the other 13 as an administrator.  I look forward to another year working with all of the students, the staff, and all of our parents as we continue to strive for excellence. Lake Park truly is a wonderful place for students to learn and grow.  

Addison School District 4 is blessed with outstanding teachers, and Lake Park is no exception.  I am so very proud to say that Lake Park teachers truly love what they do and always put their students first. We have high standards 4 ALL students’ learning and behavior.  Lake Park is a place where staff believes in working together to help students achieve their personal best, in school and in life!

Students flourish when they are supported by everyone around them, and what happens at school is only part of what is necessary for students' growth. A strong partnership between teachers and families is essential for student success as well. I highly encourage families to maintain open communication with the school and their child’s teacher. We are all here for the same purpose, and together we can accomplish great things!

I look forward to sharing important upcoming information though our weekly Parent Bulletin. The Bulletin is emailed every Friday evening as well as sent out as a text message through the Remind messaging service.

Please don’t hesitate to contact me directly at [email protected] if you ever have questions or would like more information about our wonderful school! Here’s to a great 2022-2023 school year!

Dave Smogor


Start of the 2022-2023 School Year Greetings from your Principal, Mr. Dave Smogor!
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