Drops of Ink

Seniors’ Memories and Advice

Sarah Bennett

May 21, 2020

This year the Drops of Ink seniors were asked to answer a few questions about their time at LHS. They shared their favorite memories and their best advice! Illustrations done by Cali Lichter. Speak up! Don’t be afraid to get out there or let loose during school. For me, it made me happier overall...

Essential Workers: The Backbone of the Pandemic

Photo courtesy of Grace Kraft Senior Grace Kraft works at Ace Hardware and has experienced reduced hours and increased business since the stay-at-home order was placed.

Charlotte Pulte, Features Editor

May 20, 2020

As the coronavirus temporarily reshapes the workforce, many employees are having to quickly adjust to new practices, many of which make work more challenging for them.  These employees who continue to work have become defined by a new term: essential workers. Essential workers span many different ind...

Libertyville Lends a Hand

In order to help out the community, sophomore Tavish Sharma has organized a food drive. Picture courtesy of Tavish Sharma.

Sara Bogan, Staff Member

May 20, 2020

From painting windows to creating food drives, many Libertyville residents have had an impact on their community during the pandemic. Several neighborhoods in Libertyville have used Facebook pages to organize ways to help. In addition, a group of former LHS students is shopping and delivering groceries, p...

How Students Are Filling Their Free Time

Ella Marsden, Editor-in-Chief

May 20, 2020

On Friday, March 13, District 128 announced that in-person classes would be canceled for the immediate future. This was eventually extended, as Governor J.B. Pritzker ordered that all Illinois schools remain shut for the rest of the academic year. On Saturday, March 21, Illinois, along with much of th...

Senior traditions thrown into disarray

Senior traditions thrown into disarray

Pavan Acharya, Staff Member

May 20, 2020

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and extension of in-person school cancellation through the end of the academic year, end-of-the-year senior traditions have been shaken up. The state of many of these traditions was shrouded in uncertainty with the constantly changing status of the pandemic. However, throu...

The Road Less Traveled: College Edition

Lilly Williams

May 19, 2020

  Big 10 school or small school? Public school or private? Joining a fraternity or sorority or avoiding Greek life? These are among the many decisions being made by Libertyville seniors earlier this year when thinking about their paths following high school.  However, there are a few students who are ...

Giant Oreo Cookie Cake

Sayre Debruler, Staff Member

May 11, 2020

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More than just a tattoo

Christian Roberts

April 9, 2020

Tattoos are often regarded as a form of self-expression or a way to display one’s past. S. Some students at LHS have utilized this type of art to dedicate tattoos to loved ones and other things. Here are the stories of four LHS students with tattoos.   Christian Voelker With five tattoos spread a...

Q and A for the Ages

Pictured is Dr. David Kreutz holding one of his beloved pets (Photo provided by Dr. Kreutz)

Brooke Hutchins, Staff Member

April 7, 2020

In this issue, we decided to sit down with two LHS teachers to learn more about them,  including everything from education to their favorite kind of pizza!   Dr. David Kreutz Q: How did you start “collecting” guinea pigs? Well, I got two of them from a college kid. Ms. Naslund had two gu...

Therapy Inside and Outside of LHS

Therapy Inside and Outside of LHS

Sayre Debruler, Staff Member

April 7, 2020

There is a good chance that you, or someone you know, goes to therapy. Bradley University conducted a study in 2014 that found that, for people above the age of 18, 36.9 percent of men and 39 percent of women partake in therapy.  THERAPY OUTSIDE OF LHS Despite the fact that nearly two out of every...

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