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Drops of Ink

Untold Stories

Hannah Hutchins and Demi Glusic
March 23
Filed under Features, Showcase

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 relationship with mental illness is, in some form or another, it does affect you. According to the World Health Organization,...

L and M Jewelry

L and M Jewelry

Rachel Dudley, Staff Writer
March 23
Filed under Features

     In early December, senior Lexi Acosta texted her friend Michela Mosconi: “Do you want to start a jewelry company?” So, they decided to start L and M jewelry.      Before they started their own company, Acosta would make bracelets that she sold in order to raise money for the C...

The Mentality of Sports

The Mentality of Sports

Luke Ekdahl and Kyle Patterson
March 23
Filed under Features

From football to track to gymnastics, sports have a physical intensity that has both positive and negative effects on the body. Sports and its affect on health has been fiercely debated in recent years. However, there is another aspect of health affected, and it's not physical. Mental health can be greatly a...

Absentee Reality

Absentee Reality

Colleen Mullins and Molly Magill
March 23
Filed under Features

Flu-like Symptoms, Immunizations and Homebound are only three of the 40 attendance codes Libertyville High School uses, which is more than most other schools, according to attendance and transcript manager Michelle Jones. Although some students enjoy missing school, being absent can also be stressful...

Choir performs annual Winter Concert

Choir performs annual Winter Concert

Maddie Wasser, Staff Writer
March 6
Filed under Features, Showcase

Libertyville High School's 2017 Winter Choral Concert was performed on Wednesday, March 1.

Humans of Libertyville

Humans of Libertyville

Lola Akinlade, Online Editor
February 23
Filed under Features, Showcase

Inspired by the popular blog Humans of New York, Humans of Libertyville, — also a blog on the DOI website — strives to give life to the everyday people seen in our halls, illuminating the untold story behind every face. Through these 24 stories, we hope to showcase the various cultures, talents...

Girls in STEM

Girls in STEM

Rachel Benner, Staff Writer
February 23
Filed under Features, Showcase

Females are underrepresented in STEM. It’s just a fact. According to the U.S. Department of Commerce, less than 25 percent of women are involved in those fields. STEM stands for science, technology, engineering and math and as competitive as these fields may be, and for a long time these career...

Outside the Core

Outside the Core

Maya Trott, Staff Writer
February 23
Filed under Features

Were you obsessed with GarageBand as a kid? Are curious to know what it takes to start a multimillion dollar company? Do you have an outlet in your house that hasn’t worked properly since you were 4? Ever wondered if you had what it took to raise a newborn? If your answer to any of these questions w...

Applied art and tech classes of LHS

Applied art and tech classes of LHS

Demi Glusic, Online Editor
February 22
Filed under Features, Showcase

The applied tech hallway (known to some as the dungeon) is a place one rarely steps foot into unless they have a class down there. Unless someone physically walks the hall, they may not know what classes are offered in that part of the school. Hover over the markers to see the classes held in the app...

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