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Jeremy Marino, music teacher and orchestra conductor, guides the concert orchestra as they play “Fiddler’s Fury” by Alexander Safford.

Orchestra dazzles audience during performance

Rishi Tipparti, Staff Member March 7, 2023

On March 2, 2023, the Butler Lake Auditorium bloomed with passionate music as the LHS Concert, Chamber and Symphony Orchestras performed a breathtaking concert at 7:30 p.m., dazzling the audience with...

Influencers: Promote or Deplatform?

Influencers: Promote or Deplatform?

Jasmine Lafita, Editor-in-Chief March 3, 2023

In this age of technology, many of us spend most of our free time scrolling. It’s easy to wile away an evening looking at fun videos on TikTok or doom-scrolling on Twitter. As we’ve grown more reliant...

Stressed student with overloaded work for every class, squeeze room to study for upcoming finals.

What’s Next? The Future of Finals

Zahraa Patel, Online Editor March 3, 2023

On Dec. 21 and 22, 2022, LHS students took final exams for the first time since before the COVID-19 Pandemic. During the first semester of 2022, unlike two years prior, the vast majority of teachers gave...

 “Carnaval de Bloco” means block carnival or a block party. These usually happen in a park or plaza by a neighborhood. There are decorations, speakers, and  food and drinks.

Carnivals celebrated worldwide with parades and “blocos”

Sophia Jackman, Staff Member March 3, 2023

The live music, world-class parades and colorful costumes are all parts of the worldwide celebration that is the Brazilian Carnival. This year, it begins on Friday, Feb. 17 and lasts until Saturday,...

Despite its close proximity to the aforementioned Cuba Road, White Cemetery has done just fine making a name for itself as a historic site and a haunted place frequented by local youths.

Historic or haunted? The hidden sites of Illinois

Jack Birmingham, Sports Editor March 3, 2023

It’s a dark and quiet night in Lake Zurich, Illinois, the sun long since set on the horizon. The ambience of a silent road and forest is broken by the sound of a car speeding down Cuba Road, teenagers...

Rosa Delle Rose (Junior Jordana Block-Terson) pleads for sailor Jack (Senior Eric Sparks) to take her with him after he is called back to his station.

LHS Stageplayers performs “The Rose Tattoo” for the junior/senior play

Jasmine Lafita, Editor-in-Chief February 24, 2023

From Feb. 10-11, the LHS Stageplayers put on their production of Tennessee Williams’ “The Rose Tattoo” in the auditorium for the 2023 junior/senior play. As always, the theater department...

Several students of all grades explore the informative Black History Month museum, which was created by students and staff members to better educate community members during Black History Month.

LHS welcomes the first ever Black History Month museum

Sophia Jackman, Staff Member February 24, 2023

On Feb. 21-23, Libertyville High School hosted its very first Black History Month museum in the school library, which was created by students in classes, clubs and as individuals, along with staff members....

Veteran building and grounds worker Mr. Ron Curtis was loved and appreciated by staff members and students alike. Via (Ruth Vasquez)

“Best day ever”: Honoring veteran B&G worker Ronny “Ron” Ray Curtis

Sarah Wuh, Editor-in-chief February 20, 2023

On the wall of Building and Grounds Supervisor Mr. Chris Stancil’s desk is a standard LHS-issue clock. It looks just like a normal clock, but if you get close enough, right underneath the 6 is a small,...

All the cast and crew members of the show “Puffs,” who performed live on Jan. 27-28 in the LHS Studio Theater, gather around to take a selfie with Mr. Thomas, the theater director. Sophomore Michael Harris, who played Cedric, felt a great sense of community within the cast and crew, despite being relatively new to theater. “Everyones just been super kind to me,” Harris said. “Theyve all just been super encouraging and helpful and its just [been a] fun experience.”

“We are not a threat. Please be our friends!” Freshman-sophomore play spoofs Harry Potter in “Puffs”

Sarah Wuh, Editor-in-chief January 30, 2023

On Jan. 27-28, the LHS theater department presented the 2023 freshman-sophomore play, “Puffs,” at 7:30 p.m. in the studio theater. The play was directed by theater and English teacher Mr. Christopher...

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