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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


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

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...

Merry music at the holiday band concert

Merry music at the holiday band concert

Olivia Gauvin, Staff Writer

December 13, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Libertyville/Local, Showcase

On Tuesday Dec. 12, members of Libertyville High School’s band performed “A Holiday Concert” in the Libertyville High School Butler Lake Auditorium. The concert consisted of the Concert Band, Symphonic Band, Symphonic Winds and Wind Ensemble. The Concert Band, which performed first...

Ike Reilly’s Rock and Roll Food Drive

Ike Reilly’s Rock and Roll Food Drive

Anya Belomoina, Staff Writer

November 22, 2017


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

Megan Wolter, Staff Writer

November 5, 2017


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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


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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...

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