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Seniors going into the medical field

Seniors going into the medical field

Lauren Kern, Staff Member May 20, 2022

Jazmin Gamino Majoring in nursing, Jazmin Gamino’s passion for the medical field started when she was five years old at the doctor’s office with her mother. “I would see the nurses using...

Callie Leighton is attending DePauw University, majoring in psychology.

Things Change: Seniors with college majors they never expected

Alex Clark and Liv Martin May 20, 2022

Everyone has been asked the same question during their childhood: “What do you want to be when you grow up?” Some have known their profession since they were in elementary school. But others seem to...

Senior List 2022

Senior List 2022

Jasmine Lafita, Online Editor May 20, 2022

Click here for a PDF of the 2022 Senior List! Congrats to the class of 2022!

(Photo Courtesy of Mainstreet Libertyville)
Looking to brighten up your yard or house? Stop by Froelich’s flower stand for anything from small planter flowers to large hanging ones!

Farmers Market: What it means to the Libertyville community

Eva Fahrenkrog, Staff Member May 20, 2022

The Market The beloved farmers market is a hotspot in Libertyville during the summer and fall seasons. Every year farmers and bakers set up their booths full of fresh produce and pastries in Cook Park....

A student exits LHS, representing leaving high school in the past and the search for new beginnings with the start of college.

Should I Stay or Should I Go

Liv Martin, Staff Member May 20, 2022

High school seniors are faced with all sorts of variables to consider when choosing their “next four:” price, education, school spirit, extracurriculars offered, et cetera. For some, distance from...

These bright lights, lanterns and crescent moon decorations adorn this house to celebrate Ramadan. The crescent moon and star are Islamic symbols. Lanterns have always been a traditional decoration that many Muslims around the world put up every Ramadan. The pillows in the back say “Ramadan Kareem” in Arabic writing, the dominant language of Islam.

What is Ramadan?

Roqaya Elmenshawy and Zahraa Patel April 27, 2022

You may have seen a lot of people putting up “Ramadan Mubarak” posts on social media or possibly heard that phrase sometime this month. Well, what is Ramadan? Ramadan is the 9th month of the Islamic...

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Taylor Hawkins, drummer for the Foo Fighters, rocks out on the drum set during a performance.

Tribute to Taylor Hawkins: On the Life of One of Rock’s Greatest Drummers

Jack Birmingham, Staff Member April 27, 2022

March 25, 2022 marked a tragic day in history, as the rock and roll community mourned the loss of a man who was arguably one of the best and most influential rock drummers of all time. Taylor Hawkins,...

Progression of Music (50s - present)

Progression of Music (50’s – present)

Mia Khan, Staff Member April 19, 2022

1950s Rock and roll was born! It combined rhythm and blues, pop, blues, and hillbilly to create the raw music style known today. Elvis Presley, the king of rock and roll, as well as Chuck Berry...

Suburban Rage: How Libertyville fueled Tom Morello

Suburban Rage: How Libertyville fueled Tom Morello

Eva Fahrenkrog, Staff Member April 7, 2022

How does one go from an LHS graduate to a beloved, influential American musician? The unapologetic political outlook, crossed with unparalleled musical genius distinguishes Tom Morello, but how did Libertyville...

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