The Health Services team at River Forest Community School Corporation is dedicated to the care and well-being of our students. Our mission is to support student health and enable students to feel safe and cared for while at school. We believe that this supports excellence in the classroom and contributes to healthy habits that will last a lifetime.

Our department consists of one Registered Nurse and three Registered Medical Assistants. We are dedicated to carrying out our mission statement and believe that "School nurses touch the future, one child at a time".

The Health Services staff and contact information are listed below. Please feel free to contact us with any concerns or questions.

What do you call the disease caused by the novel coronavirus? Covid-19

COVID 19 Information

Cara Popenhagen, RN

Health Services Coordinator

River Forest Middle/High School Nurse

219-962-7551 ext 3011


Louise Law, BSHC RMA

Meister Elementary 

219-962-1459 ext 5018 


Jennifer Bulatovich, RN 

Evans Elementary 

219-962-1608 ext 6008 


Amanda Withers, MA


219-962-7551 ext 3022

Shareece Ezell, MA


219-962-7551 ext 3022