Drops of Ink

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...

85 students take part in the third annual Wildcat Summit. The summit covered important topics including healthy discourse, healthy bodies, healthy relationships, and healthy minds.

Senior speakers lead third-annual Wildcat Summit

Eva Fahrenkrog, Features Editor January 27, 2023

On Wednesday, Jan 25th, Libertyville High School held the Wildcat Summit for the third year since it began in 2020. The Summit was held in the Crawford House with a total of 85 students attending. It was...

Sophomore Damir Kashevich (left), junior Olexandr Chornopyskyi (middle) and senior Daniil Klochkov (right) converse during study hall. Kashevich, Chornopyskyi and Klochkov are Ukrainian Refugees that recently have moved to the United States.

Hope for peace: The story of four Ukrainian refugees

Eva Fahrenkrog, Features Editor January 13, 2023

Ten months ago on Feb. 24, Russia Invaded the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv. Since then, thousands of Ukrainians have been killed and millions have fled the country. BBC News reports at least 12 million people...

“I noticed that theres a piece of you in how I dress”: Top 10 Harry Styles Outfits.

“I noticed that there’s a piece of you in how I dress”: Top 10 Harry Styles Outfits.

Ash Magalhaes, Staff Member January 13, 2023

Over the course of 2022, Harry Styles has performed over forty sold-out shows during his ‘Love on Tour’ in North America. As Styles is known for his eccentric style throughout the years, he has flaunted...

Happy and healthy: Exploring alternative diet lifestyles

Happy and healthy: Exploring alternative diet lifestyles

Grace Jackman, Staff Member January 13, 2023

There are several different diets and food lifestyles that have become increasingly popular. From vegan to vegetarian to gluten free lifestyles, our generation has it all. Many people are adopting these...

Donated clothes are on display and ready for purchase at Plato’s Closet in Libertyville, a thrift store with a wide selection of used clothes.

Everything you need to know about thrifting

Caroline Scott, Copy Manager January 13, 2023

A study from INSIDER showed that 46% of teens have bought and wear second hand clothing, and even more have sold their clothes to resale stores. In recent years, this percentage has greatly increased,...

Greenwashed products use earth tones and natural imagery on their packaging to appear more sustainable.

Greenwashing: Eco-friendly products aren’t as friendly as they seem

Alex Clark, Managing Editor January 13, 2023

‘Eco-conscious’, ‘environmentally friendly’ and ‘sustainable’ are all labels that are printed on multitudes of products these days.  With consumers becoming more and more concerned about...

The Festival Choir kicks off the concert by singing “Holiday Road,” arranged by Greg Gilpin, and “A Muppet Christmas Carol Medley,” arranged by Ryan O’Connell.

LHS Choir performs during Holiday Music Festival

Jana Badawi and Alex Clark December 22, 2022

On December 13 and 14, 2022 all seven of the LHS Choirs performed at the Holiday Music Festival. The concert was full of festivity and holiday cheer with many different songs being performed.  

Renewal in Nature

Sophia Jackman, Staff Member December 17, 2022

Photo Credit by Sophia Jackman Renewal in nature comes in many forms. The picture in the top left of the collage reveals green leaves change colors to beautiful shades of red, yellow, and orange...

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