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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...

Inclement weather causes numerous spring sport cancellations

Inclement weather causes numerous spring sport cancellations

Moira Duffy, Staff Member

May 7, 2018


Filed under News, Sports

This spring sports season, many games, practices and meets have been cancelled due to winter-like weather, affecting the athletes, coaches and scheduling. While co-athletic director Mr. John Fischl was unable to give an estimate of how many events have been canceled, he expressed the historic natur...

Spanish class presents final books to elementary students

Spanish class presents final books to elementary students

Ariella Bucio, staff member

May 3, 2018


Filed under News

Mrs. Emily Koerner has led her Spanish III Honors class through an innovative project where her students created books for native Spanish speakers in third and fourth grade at Mechanics Grove Elementary School in Mundelein. The first field trip to Mechanics Grove was on Jan. 25; it was used to hel...

LHS students walkout for “Stand for the Second”

LHS students walkout for “Stand for the Second”

Molly Boufford

May 2, 2018


Filed under Libertyville/Local, News, Showcase

A month and a half after students walked out of school in honor of those who died in February's school shooting in Parkland, Florida, with some hoping to spark change in regards to gun control legislation, students in more than 40 states, including some at Libertyville High School, walked out of scho...

Best Buddies Talent Show

Best Buddies Talent Show

Stephanie Luce, Staff Member

April 27, 2018


Filed under Libertyville/Local, Showcase

On Thursday, April 26, Libertyville High School’s Best Buddies chapter held its annual talent show in the main gym. Many of the buddies performed solo acts while others did duets or had group performances, all in front of parents or friends. In addition to the talent show, club advisor Mrs. Nancy S...

Seniors show off their colleges on Decision Day

Seniors show off their colleges on Decision Day

Amanda Black, Staff Writer

April 23, 2018


Filed under Libertyville/Local, News

The week of April 16-20, seniors started their ABC countdown and participated in Senior Week. During this week, seniors were invited to attend presentations to learn more about college life and how to deal with certain things they may experience. On Tuesday, April 17, some seniors participated by going to a pr...

Drops of Ink hosts community school safety discussion

Drops of Ink hosts community school safety discussion

Maggie Burnetti, Sports Editor

April 18, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

On Tuesday, April 17, students, school employees, and a district school board member discussed the safety of Libertyville High School and its students in the Studio Theater. Facilitating the discussion were the Drops of Ink Editors-in-Chief: Hannah Hutchins and Maria Thames. This panel discussion ...

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