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  • Libertyville takes 3-0 loss from New Trier
  • Drops of Ink hosts local mayoral forum
  • Learn to love Reading
  • LHS chooses Dr. Tom Koulentes as new principal
  • Libertyville takes 3-0 loss from New Trier

    Libertyville takes 3-0 loss from New Trier

    Kyle Patterson, Staff Writer

    March 24, 2017

    The girls varsity soccer team braved the bitter cold as they faced off against New Trier on Wednesday, March 22. The Wildcats lost 3-0, bringing Libertyville its first loss in the season opener while New...

    Sophomore Alex Houser (#9) is among several underclass starters in this year's young varsity team.

  • Drops of Ink hosts local mayoral forum

    Drops of Ink hosts local mayoral forum

    Maria Thames, Photo Editor

    March 24, 2017

    On March 24, Drops of Ink hosted a mayoral town hall meeting with Libertyville mayoral candidates Terry Weppler (the current mayor) and Jeff Harger. Staff members Alejandro Garcia Escobar (opinion editor) and Jack Kosowski (sports editor) led and moderated the discussion, asking pre-written questions and taking them from audience members as well. All were invited to attend the form, and noted guests included students from Advanced Placement Government classes.

  • Learn to love Reading

    Learn to love Reading

    Rachel Benner, Staff Writer

    March 23, 2017

    As teenagers stuck in a small town, we long for adventure and excitement. However, lack of time, money and rides can prevent us from seeking it. Instead of complaining about being trapped and turning to o...

    Although many do not read by choice in their spare time due to busyness or time spent on social media, reading has been proven to increase ones general knowledge and is something that people should want to enjoy.

    Ben Kanches

  • LHS chooses Dr. Tom Koulentes as new principal

    LHS chooses Dr. Tom Koulentes as new principal

    Rachel Dudley, Staff Writer

    March 23, 2017

         Dr. Tom Koulentes, the current principal at Highland Park High School, has been chosen to become the new principal at LHS following current principal Dr. Marina Scott’s retirement at the end of this ...

    Starting July 1, Dr. Tom Koulentes will take on the role of Libertyville High School principal, replacing current principal Dr. Marina Scott.

    Mark Kodiak Ukena

News

Jazz and Wind Ensembles will Travel to New York to Play at Historic Venues

Jazz and Wind Ensembles will Travel to New York to Play at Historic Venues

Savanna Winiecki, Staff Writer

The LHS Jazz and Wind Ensembles will travel to New York from April 7-11 to perform at the Apollo Theater and Carnegie Hall. Jazz Ensemble, directed by Tim Barclay, wil...

March 22No Comments

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Features

Untold Stories

Hannah Hutchins and Demi Glusic

Mental illness is everywhere. Maybe you have read or learned about it, maybe you know or love someone affected by it or maybe you are someone affected by it. No matter what your...

March 23No Comments

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Opinion

Voicing the unpopular opinion

Voicing the unpopular opinion

Jack Kosowski, Sports Editor

I’m sure every one of you reading this right now has held an opinion on a situation or event that somebody else disagrees with. It is common nature to have disagreements, b...

March 23No Comments

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Entertainment

Get Out and Watch ‘Get Out’

Get Out and Watch ‘Get Out’

Lola Akinlade, Online Editor

I started writing this five minutes after I watched the indescribably profound movie “Get Out,” and my hands are shaking and my heart is racing. “Get Out” will definitely...

March 101 Comment

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Sports

Softball wins in 10-0 rout of Rolling Meadows

Softball wins in 10-0 rout of Rolling Meadows

Jack Kosowski, Sports Editor

On a cold afternoon, the Libertyville softball team didn’t seem to mind the frigid temperatures as they soundly defeated Rolling Meadows 10-0 in 6 innings on Thursday, ...

March 24No Comments

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