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  • Title IX: Striving for Equality in Sports
  • Admission of Lurking
  • Following Their Passions
  • Another Wildcat Graduates
  • Dancing to their Destiny

    Dancing to their Destiny

    Breezy Listman, Staff Writer

    May 22, 2017

    Each year, a handful of dancers at LHS get together and create performances to represent themselves through dance, as part of Orchesis, whose shows were last Thursday, May 11, and Friday, May 12. Th...

    A lift being executed in Megan Wolter's "Skin".

    Breezy Listman

  • Title IX: Striving for Equality in Sports

    Title IX: Striving for Equality in Sports

    Rachel Benner, Staff Writer

    May 18, 2017

    Over the years, laws have been put into place at schools to close gender gaps. These codes touch mainly on educational opportunities, but they also cover sports and activities. In 1972, a law called Title IX...

    At LHS, Title IX permits girls to play football (traditionally a male-dominated sport) and does not permit boys to play badminton (there is only a girls team offered here).

    Maria Thames

  • Admission of Lurking

    Admission of Lurking

    Lola Akinlade, Online Editor

    May 18, 2017

    Recently there has been a rise in finstas: fake Instagram accounts. Finstas are an open space for students to post whatever they want without the fear of potential colleges or teachers or parents...

    Anything posted publicly on social media is fair game for colleges to view and potentially use for or against a student in the college application process.

  • Following Their Passions

    Following Their Passions

    Hannah Hutchins, Features Editor

    May 18, 2017

    Sexual assault. Texting and driving. Energy efficiency. Standardization of education. Police positivity. These topics, and more, are being explored as part of Mr. Brian Voss’s passion project assig...

  • Another Wildcat Graduates

    Another Wildcat Graduates

    Matt Smith, Staff Writer

    May 18, 2017

      It’s 4:30 in the morning and you’re sound asleep in your bed, but Dr. Scott is wide awake getting exercise.  Whether it’s running with co-workers, practicing yoga, or cycling at a spin cla...

News

A Look at LHS’s Second Consecutive Prom at the Shedd Aquarium

A Look at LHS’s Second Consecutive Prom at the Shedd Aquarium

Jenna Grayson, Staff Writer

May 31, 2017No Comments

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Features

How Federal Student Loans Reaching $1.4 Trillion Affects Graduates of LHS

How Federal Student Loans Reaching $1.4 Trillion Affects Graduates of LHS

Jenna Grayson, Staff Writer

     Student loans have been a hot topic in the media lately, with cable news broadcasts, such as CNN and Fox News, discussing the topic in various segments, and polit...

May 31, 2017No Comments

Off the Beaten Path

May 18, 2017

Thrifting Tips With Paige and Lola

May 9, 2017

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Opinion

So, where are you going?

So, where are you going?

Demi Glusic, Online Editor

Dear high school students, are you fearing those big family gatherings knowing that everybody and their cousin will come up to ask that one dreaded question? Do you know w...

May 18, 2017No Comments

  • Senior Staff Editorial May 18, 2017
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Entertainment

Observing a “Beeutiful” Production

Observing a “Beeutiful” Production

Maddie Wasser, Staff Writer

On the weekend of April 28-29, Libertyville High School’s Fine and Performing Arts Department presented the “25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee,” a musical based...

May 5, 2017No Comments

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Sports

Volleyball wins last home game of the season

Volleyball wins last home game of the season

Maria Thames, Photo Editor

In their final home game of the regular season, the LHS boys varsity volleyball team beat Lake Zurich in a tight match 31-29, 19-25 and 26-24. Their current record for this s...

May 11, 2017No Comments

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