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Ike Reilly’s Rock and Roll Food Drive

Ike Reilly’s Rock and Roll Food Drive

Anya Belomoina, Staff Writer

November 22, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

‘The King and I’: A glimpse into the Westernization of Siam

Megan Wolter, Staff Writer

November 5, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

The musical’s plot revolves around the Westernization of Siam, proposed by the king of Siam, played by Philip Nauman, a senior. Anna Leonowens, played by senior Alex Hibbard-Brown, is a British school teacher brought from Wales to Siam by the king in order to provide the young children of Siam with...

Red Ribbon Week

Red Ribbon Week

Elizabeth Manley, Staff Writer

November 3, 2017


Filed under New Category, News, Showcase

Last week, Oct. 23-27 was Red Ribbon Week, a week to promote healthy lifestyles for students, which includes being drug- and alcohol-free. At LHS, Life of A Wildcat helped organize this week. Some students may think that Life of a Wildcat is a club, but it is a lifestyle. Any student can choose to...

Observing a “Beeutiful” Production

Observing a “Beeutiful” Production

Maddie Wasser, Staff Writer

May 5, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

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 on a book written by Rachel Sheinkin with music and lyrics by William Finn. The musical, you could call it, was unusual. Not...

Springing into “A Spring Concert”

Springing into “A Spring Concert”

May 4, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Libertyville/Local, Showcase

  On Tuesday, May 2, members of band and orchestra performed “A Spring Concert” in the Libertyville High School Butler Auditorium.   This concert was comprised of performances from Concert Band, Concert Orchestra, Symphonic Band, Symphonic Winds, and Chamber Orchestra. The Concert Band holds...

Nate’s Niche

Nate’s Niche

Matt Smith, Staff Writer

April 27, 2017


Filed under Features, New Category, Showcase

While you are running the lake for P.E. or a sport at LHS, you can see a map of all the fish that are swimming around in Butler Lake. When you are ordering a hot dog while watching little league baseball games at Butler Park, you can see a mosaic of a baseball player sliding into a base. You might not rea...

Get Out and Watch ‘Get Out’

Get Out and Watch ‘Get Out’

Lola Akinlade, Online Editor

March 10, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

I started writing this five minutes after I watched the indescribably profound movie “Get Out,” and my hands are shaking and my heart is racing. “Get Out” will definitely leave you with a bitter aftertaste but not without imparting a vital lesson on the subtle nature of racism — an element...

10 movies to watch in 2017

10 movies to watch in 2017

TJ Murbach, Staff Writer

February 23, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

Photos from the choir’s annual Holiday Music Fest

Rachel Dudley, Staff Writer

December 9, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, New Category

The Libertyville High School choir celebrates the holidays at the annual Holiday Music Fest on Wednesday night.

Reflecting on a Masterpiece

Reflecting on a Masterpiece

Maddie Wasser, Staff Writer

November 7, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

On Nov. 3-5, members of the Libertyville High School Fine and Performing Arts Department performed “In the Heights,” a musical written by Quiara Alegría Hudes with lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda. The musical was based off of a Latino neighborhood, Washington Heights in New York, which enveloped L...

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