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New York Times bestselling author visits LHS

New York Times bestselling author visits LHS

Hannah Hutchins, Editor-in-Chief

April 17, 2018


Filed under Libertyville/Local, News

On Monday, April 9, New York Times bestselling author Craig Carlson visited Libertyville High School to talk to the Honors and AP French classes.

Green Dot training begins for some students

Green Dot training begins for some students

Rachel Dudley, Staff member

April 17, 2018


Filed under Libertyville/Local, News, Showcase, Uncategorized

    Health and wellness coordinator Dr. Brenda Nelson, along with other teachers and administrators, have brought the Green Dot initiative to LHS.     Green Dot focuses on violence prevention, especially “suicide, workplace and street harassment, bullying, and harassment based on ethnicity or ...

RAD training added to some sophomore gym classes next year

RAD training added to some sophomore gym classes next year

Maggie Hutchins, Staff Member

April 17, 2018


Filed under News

In the 2018-2019 school year, a self-defense program will become part of the Physical Education curriculum at Libertyville High School. Rape Aggression Defense, or RAD, is an international program whose mission, as stated on their website, is to train an alliance of instructors who “will provide ed...

LHS grad lands a spot on the U.S. Collegiate National Volleyball Team

LHS grad lands a spot on the U.S. Collegiate National Volleyball Team

Hannah Hutchins, Editor-in-Chief

April 10, 2018


Filed under Libertyville/Local, News

From March 2-4, the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado, was full of athletes hoping to make the United States Women’s National Volleyball Team. Among these players was LHS alumna Morgan O’Brien, a current freshman at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.

Three LHS seniors travel to D.C. together to attend “March for Our Lives” rally

Jacob Kemp, Staff Writer

March 25, 2018


Filed under National, News, Showcase

During their Spring Break, three Libertyville seniors traveled to Washington D.C. to participate in the March For Our Lives event on Saturday, March 24. The demonstration, led by the student survivors of the recent Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Parkland, Florida, focused on protesting ...

Students and featured performers present at Writers Week

Students and featured performers present at Writers Week

Olivia Devin and Lizzie Foley

March 23, 2018


Filed under News

Every year, Libertyville High School dedicates a week to allow students and professional writers, poets and musicians to perform their work in the auditorium during Writers Week. This year’s event was held from March 19-22.

Following walkout, LHS teachers peacefully protest in downtown Libertyville

Following walkout, LHS teachers peacefully protest in downtown Libertyville

Lizzie Foley, Staff Writer

March 22, 2018


Filed under Libertyville/Local, News

On Wednesday, March 14, as students all over the country -- including here at Libertyville -- walked out of their schools in honor of the victims of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting, teachers stayed behind. Because it was during work hours, public school teachers were not allowed to ...

LHS students participate in national school walkout

LHS students participate in national school walkout

Maria Thames and Megan Fahey

March 14, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

  On Wednesday, March 14, a group of 25 LHS students led a school walkout to protest school violence, joined by hundreds of their peers, after the shooting that occured at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, on Feb. 14. Students walked out of their second-period classes at 10 a.m. an...

Southern Poverty Law Center to remove Gurnee from their hate map

Southern Poverty Law Center to remove Gurnee from their hate map

Rachel Dudley, Staff member

March 13, 2018


Filed under Libertyville/Local, News

      After the events in Charlottesville, Virginia, last year, the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) posted a hate map   on social media and their website that indicated hate groups throughout the United States. Gurnee, located about 10 miles north of Libertyville, was on this list, with the SPLC...

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