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How To: Festival Safety

How To: Festival Safety

Aliya Haddon, Staff Writer

November 7, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

Although “Festival Season” is behind us, our November magazine issue’s theme is safety. Being informed now will prepare you for the days filled with music, dancing and food next year and so on. The information in this article comes from my own experience and outside sources to provide you with the...

Fun and safe things to do in Chicago

Thomas Evans, Staff member

October 29, 2018


Filed under Features, Uncategorized

As a big city, Chicago can seem intimidating, but in reality, there are many fun and safe activities for everyone to explore. Family friendly places to visit include the Art Institute, Water Tower and Navy Pier. There are also many parks to visit, such as Millennium and The Park at Lakeshore Eas...

Dakota Lyons commits to Ohio State University for soccer

Dakota Lyons commits to Ohio State University for soccer

Ella Marsden, Staff Member

October 19, 2018


Filed under Features, Sports

It’s rare for a student athlete to commit to a Division One school, let alone a freshman. But earlier this year, Dakota Lyons, a freshman at Libertyville High School, verbally committed to Ohio State University to play soccer. Lyons has been playing soccer for eight years but didn’t fall in...

Everyone has a story

September 27, 2018


Filed under Features

For our first issue, we chose to highlight certain students, staff members, sports and clubs. Our focus is that “Everyone has a story,” a concept we truly believe. The following profiles feature five students, three LHS staff members, two sports and two clubs. We selected these people and groups through ...

Freshman ‘Genius’: A glimpse into Liam’s passion for math

Freshman ‘Genius’: A glimpse into Liam’s passion for math

Rachel Benner, Features Editor

May 21, 2018


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When Liam Tucker was a child, his mom read the book “How to Raise a Brighter Child.” Many around him, including his sister, senior Nora Tucker, can attest that whatever their mom learned from the book seemed to work; Nora describes Liam as “a genius.” Liam Tucker is only a freshman, and though h...

Senior List Interactive Map

Senior List Interactive Map

Rachel Dudley and Nate Sweitzer

May 16, 2018


Filed under Features

DOI"s annual senior list with a twist: an interactive map to accompany the information!

The First Generation

The First Generation

Olivia Gauvin, Staff Writer

May 15, 2018


Filed under Features

For years, students across the United States have attended school in search of the college education their parents never received in this country. Whether they come from families who immigrated to the U.S. in search of a better life or families who did not have the opportunity to attend college in U.S., the ...

The CRC Trifecta

The CRC Trifecta

Maggie Evers, Staff Member

May 15, 2018


Filed under Features

Brightly lit from the windows and smiles in the room, along with the colorful decorations hanging from every wall and the ceiling, the College/Career Resource Center, commonly referred to as the CRC, is a unique space for students to learn and work in at LHS. This relaxed space revolves around the three...

Ready For Retirement

Ready For Retirement

Kath Haidvogel, Staff Member

May 15, 2018


Filed under Features

  For many teachers, retirement is something to look forward to. Most can’t wait to sleep in, no longer have to attend meetings and have more overall freedom in their choices.  Although there are plenty of things to look forward to, there are also many things that are missed in retirement. ...

College Isn’t the Only Option

College Isn’t the Only Option

Ariella Bucio, staff member

May 15, 2018


Filed under Features

“Two roads diverged in a wood, and I— I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference.” These are the last three lines of a poem called “The Road Not Taken” by Robert Frost. While most LHS seniors will be starting their college years next fall, Cameron Szabo,...

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