Drops of Ink

Principal Tom Koulentes is hopeful that for the 2021-22 school year, things can return as close as possible to a pre-Covid-19 LHS. One goal the school has for next year is to accommodate students in the lunchroom for eating and study hall, but they are going to continue working closely with the district and local health authorities to determine if this is a possibility.
LHS plans to open for full in-person learning next fall
Anika Raina, News Editor • May 28, 2021

As this school year draws to a close, the D128 administration has started establishing plans for the upcoming school year. Although the future of next school year is still...

Former Mayor Terry Weppler swears in Libertyville’s new mayor, Donna Johnson, at the Civic Center on Tuesday, May 4.
Meet Libertyville’s New Mayor, Donna Johnson
Pavan Acharya, Online Editor • May 25, 2021

On Tuesday, May 4, Donna Johnson was officially sworn in as the new mayor of Libertyville. Johnson took over the role after former Mayor Terry Weppler held the position for...

Some Cool News: Episode 7
Some Cool News: Episode 7
Pavan Acharya, Online Editor • May 17, 2021

Check out the seventh installment of "Some Cool News": the final episode of the 2020-21 school year! This final episode of the school year covers a variety of topics, such...

Libertyville High School has several solar panels installed on the northeast corner of the building, which were put in place seven years ago. These current panels do not generate a significant amount of electricity for the school.
Green Energy Continues to Expand Around the World
Jack Birmingham, Staff Member • April 27, 2021

One issue that continues to draw attention globally is the sources from which we derive our energy, both now and in the future. Oil, coal and natural gas are popular examples...

Native and non-native species in your backyard
Native and non-native species in your backyard
Katherine Thomey, Staff Member • June 3, 2021

Lake County is home to scores of forest and nature preserves filled with bustling habitats of plants and animals. Within these ecosystems reside life forms native to the area, ones that naturally occur...

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Parting Words: Advice Seniors Have for Underclassmen
Jasmine Lafita, Staff Member • May 28, 2021

Throughout their four years at Libertyville High School, seniors have been able to gain knowledge and experience about a variety of topics. As they prepare to graduate, eight seniors shared advice...

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Behind the desk: A detailed look at LHS teachers’ workspaces
May 25, 2021

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Celia McDermott-Hinman is taking a gap year before attending the University of Michigan in 2022. During the fall and winter, she will be on a boat with 23 other students, helping with maintenance and taking marine biology and oceanography classes. For the rest of next school year, she will be staying in Germany with a host family while attending a German high school.
Taking the Paths Less Traveled
Sarah Wuh, Staff member • May 25, 2021

For graduating seniors at LHS, the most traditional path is to go to a four-year college somewhere in the U.S. In 2020, 87% of the 98% of college-bound students at LHS were headed for four-year universities...

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