Drops of Ink

Shaking up the stage

This musical includes many complicated dance sequences that involve a lot of people. By rehearsing these dances, it looks almost effortless.

Charlotte Pulte, Features Editor

October 24, 2019

The spotlight turns on, shining on a single actor on the stage. The student in charge of the lights holds the massive spotlight steady. Music plays, cued up by the crew in the sound booth, trained when to play it at exactly the right time. The actor says their lines and sings the opening number, follo...

Vampirina: Not so Different Underneath

Crovetti said she has been adjusting to life in Libertyville quite well because of spending every summer here with her family.

Claire Salemi, Editor-in-Chief

October 24, 2019

Among famous actors like Marlon Brando and Phillipa Soo, LHS is now able to add another to their list: freshman Isabella Crovetti. Crovetti has starred in many television shows and movies, including the popular Disney Junior children’s show “Vampirina.” The actress, often called Bella by friends a...

What’s Trending: T.V. Show Edition

Sara Bogan, Staff Member

October 24, 2019

And the Emmy Award for Current TV Shows That Most LHS Students Are Watching goes to… The Good Place, Grey’s Anatomy, 13 Reasons Why, and Impractical Jokers! An online survey conducted received 125 responses from LHS students and these shows made the top of the list. Grab some popcorn, relax on the ...

To Dine For

The Grille is one of LHS’s most popular cafeteria lines, commonly recognized for its french fries. Ms. Maria strives to keep the line efficient and fast, yet she still has time to have positive conversations with all of the students.

October 24, 2019

  It’s lunchtime—you walk into the lunchroom, and you’re instantly greeted by the enthusiastic servers behind the cash register, on the other side of the deli line and in the kitchen. These are the workers who make sure students and staff have to lunch available day in and day out. But have yo...

IT’s Complicated: A Look Into LHS’s IT Department

IT's Complicated: A Look Into LHS's IT Department

Ella Marsden, Editor-in-Chief

October 24, 2019

Six individuals, all with vastly different backgrounds, somehow all ended up in the same place, amidst seemingly endless stacks of Chromebooks and a myriad of other tech devices: the Libertyville High School Information Technology Department.  These IT staff members are always ready to tackle the next issue...

Fantasy in Reality: Inside the Daily Workings of Fantasy Football

Senior Jarod Rosenbloom’s fantasy football league gathers around to watch the games and track their players. The focal point of their room consists of three TVs: one in the center to play their main game and the other surrounding two to watch NFL Red Zone.

Rayna Wuh, Staff Member

October 24, 2019

Crowding around the television screen, football fans sit alert at the edges of their seats. Pizza boxes are strewn haphazardly around the room. All other work at the moment is secondary. The task at hand—watching the game—is all that matters. Cheering with excitement one second and groaning with fr...

Bring Your Child to Work Day Every Day

Bring Your Child to Work Day Every Day

Sara Bogan, Staff Member

September 26, 2019

Picture this: You’re walking through the hallways of LHS when your mom suddenly comes around the corner. For some students, they don’t need to imagine this scenario -- it happens all the time! Some of these LHS students and parents recently opened up on what it’s really like to have your mom...

Guarding the Money: The Loophole that Assists Wealthy Families from the North Shore

Guarding the Money: The Loophole that Assists Wealthy Families from the North Shore

Claire Salemi, Editor-in-Chief

September 26, 2019

On July 29, a new college admissions scandal arose -- not one where Aunt Becky (Lori Loughlin) from “Full House” gets her kids into USC, but instead, one involving North Shore families, including ones from Libertyville. An article, written by Jodi S. Cohen and Melissa Sanchez, published on ProPublica ...

Disintegrating Quotes

Due to the controversy caused by previous inappropriate yearbook quotes, Dr. Koulentes and the yearbook staff have made the decision to no longer include senior quotes.

Ella Marsden, Editor-in-Chief

September 26, 2019

Each year, LHS’s yearbook staff reports that between 20 to 25 quotes submitted by the senior class are removed for including inappropriate content. Consequently, the 2019-20 yearbook will not include senior quotes. Though many factors played into this decision, the largest motivator was the school’s de...

Back in the Swim of Things

Three black and orange banners span the eight lanes that the new pool boasts.

Lilly Williams, staff member

September 26, 2019

  The wait is over. So much chatter, so much anticipation of a newer, bigger and better pool at LHS. It’s finally here, and the LHS community is eager to get their feet wet. And who can blame them? Once you take a look inside this facility, you’ll see what the commotion is all about.  ...

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