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‘Lightning Thief’ Giving the Fans What They Want

‘Lightning Thief’ Giving the Fans What They Want

Sayre DeBruler, Staff Writer

January 11, 2019


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Percy Jackson, written by Rick Riordan, has been a popular book series since its release in 2005. Five years after the first book came out, Fox Studios released a movie based, very loosely, off of the first book. The movie turned out to be an extreme flop, as it seemed that no one working on the movi...

Fall musical ‘Pippin’ delights audiences

Fall musical ‘Pippin’ delights audiences

Charlotte Pulte, Staff Member

October 27, 2018


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The Libertyville High School Theatre Department never fails to put on a fantastic show. This year’s fall musical, “Pippin,” was no exception. The Broadway musical was presented in the LHS auditorium for three nights: from Oct. 25-27. "Pippin" is a book written by Robert O. Hirson and a musi...

The faces of the Libertyville food scene

Anya Belomoina

May 15, 2018


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Brian Grano (Mickey Finn's) “I took over Mickey Finn’s in 2004 and picked up the charter, which was to be a good store to the town, be involved in the community, the local high schools, Carmel and Libertyville, [and] it all just works together.  It’s kinda a symbiotic relationship. I live here...

2018 Choir Cabaret

2018 Choir Cabaret

Anya Belomoina

May 5, 2018


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On Wednesday, May 2, members of the Libertyville High School choir performed their annual Cabaret in the LHS auditorium. The theme for the show was “I Love ‘80s,” which involved members of the show dressing up in bright-colored ‘80s-style clothing. The concert also featured performances from...

LHS orchestras perform spring orchestra concert

LHS orchestras perform spring orchestra concert

Kath Haidvogel, staff member

April 29, 2018


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On Thursday, April 26, members from all orchestras performed their spring orchestra concert in the Butler Lake Auditorium. This concert included music from the Concert Orchestra, String Project, Chamber Orchestra and Symphony Orchestra.   The Concert Orchestra, consisting of all fresh...

LHS students put on production of “The Laramie Project”

LHS students put on production of “The Laramie Project”

Savanna Winiecki, Online Editor

April 22, 2018


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On April 20 and 21, the LHS Theater Department performed “The Laramie Project” in the auditorium. The play, written by Moisés Kaufman and members of the Tectonic Theater Project in 2000, was in reaction to the 1998 murder of a gay student, Matthew Shepard, at the University of Wyoming in Laramie...

One Acts

One Acts

Emily Hamilton, Staff Member

March 19, 2018


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One Acts are student-led and directed performances at LHS, composed of the perfect combination of thoughtful, meaningful, emotional and hilarious short plays. This year’s shows took place in Libertyville High School’s Studio Theater on March 16 and 17. Alex Hibbard-Brown opened the performance with...

LHS Theater Department presents “Blithe Spirit”

LHS Theater Department presents “Blithe Spirit”

Megan Wolter, Staff Member

February 17, 2018


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The Libertyville High School winter play, “Blithe Spirit,” was written by Noël Coward, an English playwright, in 1941. The play is a British comedy that centers around a novelist, Charles Condomine, and his journey with the ghosts of his wife, Ruth, and ex-wife, Elvira. The play was performed in L...

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