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Prom Will Continue Being Held In Chicago

Prom Will Continue Being Held In Chicago

Maya Trott, Staff Writer
April 18, 2017
Filed under Libertyville/Local, News, Showcase

With the recent announcement that Prom 2017 will be held at the Shedd Aquarium, like it was last year, many students started speculating that future proms would be held at smaller locations. However, Ms. Andrea Lara, one of the Student Council advisors, said this is very unlikely to happen. The de...

‘Eyes Wide Open’ at Senior Week

‘Eyes Wide Open’ at Senior Week

Breezy Listman, Staff Writer
April 17, 2017
Filed under Libertyville/Local, News, Showcase

The theme for this year’s senior week is “Eyes Wide Open,” and the hope is that those graduating this year go into life “aware of and excited for the changes that are coming up in their lives,” said Amy Belstra, CRC counselor, in an email. Day 1, Monday, April 17: “Yes Means Yes: What Co...

A Fine Day for Some Arts

A Fine Day for Some Arts

Luke Ekdahl, Staff Writer
April 16, 2017
Filed under Libertyville/Local, News

On Thursday, April 13, Oak Grove School held its Biannual Fine Arts Day, where students of all grades were able to see various art related attractions, featuring some LHS programs, as well as outside performances, to inspire students and inform them of the many opportunities available at LHS for par...

2017-18 Executive Board announced

Rachel Dudley, Staff Writer
April 12, 2017
Filed under Libertyville/Local, News

        The week before spring break, the LHS student body voted for the 2017-2018 Student Council Executive Board. Next year’s board members will be EJ Chen, Riley Hoff, Hayley Holson, Bridget Horvath, Emily Regan, Annie Ryan, and Tess Styler. EJ Chen         EJ Chen is a sophomore ...

Austin’s Hosts Ninth Annual St. Baldrick’s Head-Shaving Event

Austin’s Hosts Ninth Annual St. Baldrick’s Head-Shaving Event

Hannah Hutchins, Features Editor
April 10, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

On Saturday, April 8, Austin’s Saloon and Eatery hosted Libertyville’s ninth annual St. Baldrick’s head shaving event. The St. Baldrick’s Foundation is a nonprofit organization that raises money to help find cures for children with cancer. The event in Libertyville included a silent auction, face painti...

Choir and Orchesis Visit Italy over Spring Break

Choir and Orchesis Visit Italy over Spring Break

Savanna Winiecki, Staff Writer
April 9, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

During Spring Break, choir and Orchesis traveled together to Italy. This group was comprised of 57 students and nine adults: seven parent chaperones and two faculty members, choir director Dr. Jeff Brown and Orchesis director and dance teacher Mrs. Eryn Brown. This was the third time where Orchesis a...

Drops of Ink hosts local mayoral forum

Drops of Ink hosts local mayoral forum

Maria Thames, Photo Editor
March 24, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

LHS chooses Dr. Tom Koulentes as new principal

LHS chooses Dr. Tom Koulentes as new principal

Rachel Dudley, Staff Writer
March 23, 2017
Filed under Libertyville/Local, News, Showcase

     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 school year.      At the school board meeting on Monday, Feb. 27, the board unanimou...

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
March 22, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

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, will have their debut at Carnegie Hall on Sunday, April 9. Wind Ensemble, directed by Adam Gohr, will showcase their talent on Apollo ...

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