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The student news publication of Libertyville High School

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S’mores Cupcake Video

September 8, 2023

  Graham Cracker Crust: 1/4 cup of butter 1 tablespoon of sugar 1 cup of graham crackers (about eight graham cracker sheets)   Cupcakes: 2/3 cup of olive oil 6 tablespoons...

The Senior List 2023

The Senior List 2023

Jasmine Lafita, Alex Clark, and Sarah Wuh May 19, 2023

Note: Drops of Ink mistakenly did not include seniors attending Iowa State University on the Senior List. We sincerely apologize and would like to recognize them here: Antonio Oliverii, Shannon Paolella,...

Senior Karina Castillo graduated in the winter of 2022. Castillo had enough credits to get her diploma a semester early.

Graduating Early: An Uncommon Path through High School

Grace Huber May 19, 2023

The first day of Mia Khan’s senior year of high school was April 14, 2023. Even though on the previous day, when she walked into LHS, she had been a junior, she was working to get the last few credits...

How LHS is addressing the use of Artificial Intelligence

How LHS is addressing the use of Artificial Intelligence

Alex Clark, Managing Editor May 19, 2023

“The use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in classrooms has become a growing concern as students can use it to complete assignments for them. While official rules on AI have yet to be created at LHS,...

“It’s okay to not know what you want to do or not have all the answers at the age of 18 or 19” - Science teacher Megan Sharp

“Dig deep and persevere”: Overcoming life obstacles

May 19, 2023

I recently missed over six weeks of school due to Superior Mesenteric Artery Syndrome, or SMA. It’s a rare condition where the first part of the small intestine is compressed between two arteries,...

The End of an Era: Seven Teachers Retire

The End of an Era: Seven Teachers Retire

Rishi Tipparti, Staff Member May 19, 2023

The class of 2023 is graduating. Diplomas are received, speeches are given, and graduation caps are tossed into the air. But the seniors aren’t the only Wildcats whose past year at LHS was their last. As...

Drowning in Debt: The Rising Cost of Tuition

Haiden Lui, Staff Member May 19, 2023

Senior Jeanette Jenkinson was faced with a choice: attend the University of Illinois or Virginia Tech Institute. She weighed the advantages and disadvantages of each school carefully, taking many factors...

A brass trio, composed of seniors Nicholas Ingino (left), Mason Neilson and Jack Shaw, showcase their musical skill set by playing two different pieces.

Stageplayers showcases students through annual variety show

Marcie Wright and Haiden Lui May 18, 2023

On Wednesday, May 4, 2023, Stageplayers hosted their second annual variety show in the studio theatre. A number of student performers displayed a variety of talents during the show, including singing,...

Vinny Jiuditta, one of the presenters during Writers Expo, shares poetry and personal words from his own life during the fifth period portion of the expo on Thursday, March 23. “I love to share with the kids and try to give inspiration, and let you know that we’ve all been there, and just positive words of advice to try to move on and reflect by writing and how writing can help you,” said Jiuditta, a regular attendee of the school’s writing club as well as the assistant coach for varsity wrestling. “I think a lot of the kids gravitated towards that.”

LHS finishes road to spring break with the 2023 Writers Expo

Jack Birmingham, Sports Editor April 13, 2023

From Thursday to Friday, March 23-24, 2023, students and staff were able to showcase their prowess with prose at the school’s annual Writers Expo. Over two days, one designated as Community and the other...

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