Drops of Ink

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...

Culturally responsive teaching and leading standards adopted in Illinois
Culturally responsive teaching and leading standards adopted in Illinois
Ariella Bucio, Staff Member • April 22, 2021

In mid-February, the Illinois General Assembly’s Joint Committee on Administrative Rules voted in favor of the Culturally Responsive Teaching and Leading standards,...

Nikki Michele is the executive director of the LGBTQ+ Center of Lake County. Currently, their meetings are all virtual, but their future plans include opening a physical space in Waukegan.
New LGBTQ+ Center opens in Lake County
Ella Marsden, Editor-in-Chief • April 22, 2021

When Nikki Michele and her family moved to Waukegan in September, she was struck by the lack of resources available for members of the LGBTQ+ community. In Racine, Wisconsin,...

After 13 years as District 128
D128 Superintendent Stepping Down After 13 Years
Liam Tucker, Data Manager • April 20, 2021

After 41 years in education, including 13 years as District 128’s superintendent, Prentiss Lea is retiring at the end of this fiscal year, on June 30. Prior to joining...

"We Regret To Inform You": College Admissions Have Changed
"We Regret To Inform You": College Admissions Have Changed
Sara Bogan, Managing Editor • May 7, 2021

As college acceptance rates at highly-selective schools dropped to record-low percentages this year, college counselors have noted the toll that the pandemic took on admissions for the Class of 2021. Some...

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The environmental costs of fast fashion
The environmental costs of fast fashion
Anika Raina, News Editor • April 27, 2021

As the fast fashion industry has grown exponentially over the past few decades, consumers have gained unprecedented access to inexpensive and trendy clothing. While this may sound appealing to the average...

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Many forms of social media contain vast amounts of information about current events from numerous sources. Some outlets, like Twitter, have dedicated tabs to showcase trending news, which are filled with both public comments and links from reputable news sources.
Overloaded
Molly Muscato, staff member • April 23, 2021

When describing the goal of his life’s work, Mark Zuckerberg once said, “the thing that we are trying to do at Facebook is just help people connect and communicate more efficiently.” There’s no...

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Covid Waste is Littering Libertyville and our Planet
Covid Waste is Littering Libertyville and our Planet
Alex Clark, Staff Member • April 22, 2021

Masks have become a part of the normal routine for people all over the world and are essential for protecting the population from Covid-19, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention....

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