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LHS holds “Real Talk” panel: a discussion about drugs and alcohol

LHS holds “Real Talk” panel: a discussion about drugs and alcohol

Anya Belomoina

September 15, 2018


Filed under Libertyville/Local, News

In conjunction with a letter was sent out recently to parents of LHS students concerning increased alcohol and drug usage amongst LHS students, a panel discussion open to all students and parents was hosted on Thursday, Sept. 13, in the Studio Theater. The event, called “Real Talk: A Candid Conversa...

LHS hat policy removed for trial period

LHS hat policy removed for trial period

Moira Duffy, Staff Member

September 14, 2018


Filed under Libertyville/Local, News

While the LHS hat policy originated around 1998 for security and social reasons, administrators now believe there is little harm in hat wearing anymore, leading them to revoke the hat policy with the possibility of re-instigation in the future. Last year, and at the start of this year, Principal Dr. Tom Koul...

Libertyville High School implements changes to its campus

Libertyville High School implements changes to its campus

Ella Marsden, Staff Member

September 7, 2018


Filed under Libertyville/Local, News

Over the summer, Libertyville High School made many changes, to both the physical building as well as to different student environments and resource areas. One area that significantly changed is the library; new this year is “the Cat Creativity Lab, which is the maker space that students can use per...

Seniors personalize carpool parking spots

Seniors personalize carpool parking spots

Maggie Evers, Sports Editor

September 6, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

With already limited parking at LHS, the amount of spaces was cut even more last year due to the new pool construction. In an attempt to allow more seniors the chance to park on campus, school administrators implemented a new program this year, offering the option to carpool to school with one or more fell...

How LHS Students Feel About the Deerfield Assault Weapon Ban

How LHS Students Feel About the Deerfield Assault Weapon Ban

Jenna Grayson, Staff Member

June 1, 2018


Filed under Libertyville/Local, News

     In early April, the Deerfield Village Board of Trustees unanimously passed an ordinance that banned the manufacturing, possession or sale of assault weapons and detachable and large capacity magazines. Other firearms are not affected by the ordinance.      Deerfield is a Lake County suburb 12...

Orchesis performs their ‘Dance a Mile in Their Shoes’ show

Orchesis performs their ‘Dance a Mile in Their Shoes’ show

Molly Boufford, Staff member

May 15, 2018


Filed under News

Libertyville’s Orchesis dance group performed its annual dance showcase on May 10 and 11. The theme for this year’s show was “Dance a Mile in My Shoes.” Orchesis is composed of 35 dancers and is directed by Mrs. Eryn Brown, who is a physical education teacher at LHS. The company is open to all...

Students traveling to Europe for the summer

Students traveling to Europe for the summer

Molly Boufford, Staff Member

May 15, 2018


Filed under International, News

This summer, Libertyville students, through the World Languages department, have the opportunity to travel to Spain in June, as well as to Ireland and Switzerland in July for the Global Leadership Summit Program. From June 5-18, 27 current freshmen, sophomores and juniors taking Spanish classes wil...

LHS Wind Ensemble wins SuperState title

LHS Wind Ensemble wins SuperState title

Hannah Hutchins, Editor-in-Chief

May 9, 2018


Filed under Libertyville/Local, News

On May 5, LHS’s Wind Ensemble participated in the Illinois SuperState Concert Band Festival and was named the 2018 Class 3A Honor Band, winning the SuperState competition. This annual competition is held at the Krannert Center for the Performing Arts at University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. Hi...

Annual art show features student work

Annual art show features student work

Rachel Benner, Features Editor

May 9, 2018


Filed under News

On May 3-4, the LHS Art Department held its annual art show to showcase pieces, ranging from 2D art to 3D art to photography, created by students enrolled in art classes this past school year.   The show was held in the main gym, where there was a festive atmosphere complete with balloons, music an...

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