Drops of Ink

What LHS Students Need to Know About Extended E-School

What LHS Students Need to Know About Extended E-School

Ella Marsden, Editor-in-Chief August 6, 2020

There’s certainly uncertainty surrounding some of LHS’s plan to open school in “Extended E-School,” so the Drops of Ink staff curated a list of frequently asked questions, many of which Associate...

Senior traditions thrown into disarray

Senior traditions thrown into disarray

Pavan Acharya, Staff Member May 20, 2020

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and extension of in-person school cancellation through the end of the academic year, end-of-the-year senior traditions have been shaken up. The state of many of these traditions...

As of May 4, there have been 58,505 confirmed coronavirus cases in Illinois, however, the Lake County area has had 3,766 coronavirus cases. The Lake County Health Department continues to support Governor J.B. Pritzker’s stay-at-home order through May 30 to slow the spread of the coronavirus.

News Briefs

Jasmine Lafita, Staff Member May 15, 2020

Lake County COVID-19 Update: As of May 5, there were 4,292 coronavirus cases and 145 COVID-related deaths in the Lake County area. According to the Lake County Health Department, Libertyville has between...

Some Cool News

Pavan Acharya, Staff Member May 9, 2020

"We live in frightening times where lots of fear and anxiety have taken over the media. In these scary times, it is my job to bring you some cool news to lift your spirits." - Pavan Acharya

COVID-19: Myth vs. Reality

Jasmine Lafita, Staff Member May 4, 2020

Alternative graduation and prom options explored

Alternative graduation and prom options explored

Pavan Acharya, Staff Member April 26, 2020

On April 16, Dr. Tom Koulentes presided over a “Virtual ‘Town Hall’ Meeting” for the LHS seniors via Google Meet to give updates and discuss ideas regarding potential plans for graduation and prom. For...

LHS and VHHS have contracts with Coca-Cola to sell their products in vending machines for all sugar free products.

D128 plans to continue exclusive contracts with Coca-Cola

Moira Duffy, News Editor April 20, 2020

Libertyville and Vernon Hills High Schools currently have exclusive contracts with Coca-Cola that are carried out through Great Lakes Coca-Cola Bottling and will continue these contracts for the foreseeable...

COVID-19 forces changes to AP curriculum, testing

Cali Lichter, Staff Member April 3, 2020

Scholastic life as we know it is changing due to COVID-19, with AP tests being no exception. With school cancellations and schedule changes, the College Board has rolled out major changes to this year’s...

Coronavirus: What it is and how Illinois is responding

Coronavirus: What it is and how Illinois is responding

Sophia Zumwalt, Staff Member March 24, 2020

COVID-19, more commonly known as coronavirus, is a respiratory disease that was discovered in 2019 and had not been previously identified in humans. This specific strain comes from a large family of viruses...

Students and staff react to LHS closing

Students and staff react to LHS closing

Amanda Black, Managing Editor March 18, 2020

COVID-19 has greatly affected the lives of students and teachers at LHS. Students have reacted differently to the closing of school, with spring athletes and seniors being among the most upset.  Megan...

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