The Forest Scout

Peter Elliott
Peter Elliott is a senior at Lake Forest High School, and excited to be back this year as an Editor-in-Chief for The Forest Scout. A contributor since his freshman year, he writes features and covers athletics for the In Between the Lines section, in addition to recording podcasts and running the multimedia department. Elsewhere, he reports for College Football News and performs freelance coverage of professional sports games. He also runs for the Cross Country and Track teams, is involved with various clubs, and enjoys alternating between his Spotify playlists and favorite podcasts.

Peter Elliott, Editor-in-Chief

Jan 14, 2021
District investigating online claims against staff member (Story)
Dec 21, 2020
Five New Movies To Stream Over Winter Break (Story)
Nov 06, 2020
Like Much of the Country, Students Anxious About Election Results (Story)
Oct 31, 2020
Girls Cross Country: Young Scouts Team Eyes Strong Sectionals Performance After Taking Second at Regionals (Story)
Oct 30, 2020
Interview: Tom Smithburg Talks ‘The Last Dance,’ Helping Scottie Pippen Escape the United Center, and Jordan’s Legacy (Story)
Sep 18, 2020
Review: ‘Class Action Park’ is a Captivating and Hilarious Look Back at the World’s Most Unsafe Adventure Park (Story)
Jun 05, 2020
Scenes From Lake Forest Black Lives Matter Rally (Story/Media)
May 22, 2020
Harvard and Navy Commits Miss Out on Potentially Historic Track Seasons (Story)
May 07, 2020
Prom Court Announcement Video (Story)
May 02, 2020
The Watercooler: Interview with Vienna Beef Executive Tom McGlade (Story)
Apr 12, 2020
‘Go Cats, Baby’: Junior Mac Uihlein Commits to Play Football at Northwestern (Story/Media)
Mar 12, 2020
LFHS to Cancel Student Attendance on Friday, After School Activities Thursday (Story)
Mar 12, 2020
EXCLUSIVE: USHL Expected to Suspend Season in Response to Coronavirus Outbreak (Story)
Feb 25, 2020
ELS Basketball Game Brings School Together (Story)
Feb 13, 2020
The Watercooler: Resolutions to Make Sports More Entertaining (Story)
Feb 11, 2020
Scouts Fall In Overtime Heartbreaker to Mundelein, Lose 56-48 (Story)
Jan 31, 2020
The Watercooler: How Would We Improve Sports Video Games? (Story)
Jan 13, 2020
The Watercooler: Best of the Decade in Sports (Story)
Dec 12, 2019
Wrestling Team Ready for the ‘Spotlight’ (Story)
Dec 04, 2019
Boys Basketball: Lake Forest vs. New Trier Video Recap (Story/Media)
Nov 26, 2019
The Watercooler: Interview with Chicago Dogs Broadcaster Sam Brief (Story)
Nov 26, 2019
Scouts Overcome Sluggish Start Behind Thomas’s Stellar Debut To Overpower Mather (Story)
Nov 14, 2019
Commons Knowledge: Halloween Edition (Story)
Nov 08, 2019
The Watercooler: How Can We Improve Attendance at LFHS Athletic Events? (Story)
Oct 27, 2019
The Watercooler: Would You Rather Stay Clean and be an Average Pro Athlete or Become the GOAT Because of Steroids? (Story)
Oct 18, 2019
The Watercooler: Could Billy Gardner Defeat a Cheetah One-on-One in an Octagon? (Story)
Oct 15, 2019
Commons Knowledge: LFHS Edition (Story)
Oct 04, 2019
The Watercooler: What NFL Player Would You Add to the Lake Forest Football Team? (Story)
Sep 27, 2019
The Watercooler: Could the Varsity Soccer Team Beat 75 U9 AYSO Players? (Story)
Sep 25, 2019
Team Traditions: Boys Cross Country (Story)
Jun 01, 2019
Peter Turelli Mic’d up (Story)
May 23, 2019
Matt Basgall is committed to play Division I hockey at Michigan State. First, he’ll travel the country with the USHL’s Omaha Lancers. (Story)
Jan 22, 2019
The New Welsh-Ryan Arena is the most intimate and accessible arena in Chicago (Story)
Apr 26, 2018
Overachieving Underclassmen: Celeste Tomaselli (Story)
Apr 19, 2018
Overachieving Underclassmen: Matthew Basgall (Story)
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